Let's take a look at the rhythms now.
DRUMDROPS IN DUB VOLUME TWO contains 24
different full-length drum rhythms. Drums,
and percussion that is. Every rhythm comes
with an accompanying Spring Reverb track.
We're talking several gigabytes worth of
high quality professional audio material
In order to have the recordings play
along with other instruments, there are
several files with tempo information. these
files will enable you to sync the drum
tracks with programms such as ProTools,
Logic and Cubase.
In the full length MP3 previews they're
all skillfully mixed together to give you an
idea. Here you can download two previews for
Beware: these are not full length.
When you know how to play a little bass, and
when you have a bassguitar, count yourself
have the tools to check out if the rhythms
are fit for some heavy DUBBING.
It's one of the best ways to check out
this product. Connect the bassguitar and the
computer to a mixing board, start up an mp3
player and run the previews. Listen to the
introduction roll and start playing the
bassguitar a' la improvisee.
For this review, there have been several
of such jam sessions. Deliberatly, rhythms
were chosen at random and everytime the
basslines simply came into existance.
Play along with the previews, and one of
the first things you will feel is how the
rhythms can definitely be described in this
one word: intuitive. These rhythms are,
without exception, pure feeling.
The introduction rolls give a short
summary of the vibe-to-come and as soon as
your fingers start touching the bass strings
you will find how Horseman pulls the
basslines out of you in no time.
Most rhythms are in One Drop style.
There's a considerable amount of steppers as
well as some Two Drops. So the emphasis is
In a subtle way, Horseman leads by giving
so much variation in his rhythms that it's a
true joy listening to some stricktly drum
and bass alone. And that is a sign that
these rhythms will eventually lead DUB
producers to hard, tough DUBS.
This goes beyond inspiration!