Enter the unique grooveland of legendary percussionist Bashiri Johnson and conjure worldly pulses with this second Earth-shattering installment of live percussion sounds from Industrial Strength Samples.
Bitz & Piecez Vol. 2 places you in the producer’s chair of one of the planet’s most sought-after percussionists. Johnson unites human history’s rhythmic breakthroughs into this prodigious collection of global percussion samples. All sounds are channeled straight from the veteran groove maven’s personal collection of world instruments.
The extensive audio soundset demonstrates the Bash-man’s versatility and lifelong knowledge of ancient and modern rhythms alike. Johnson’s decades-in-the-making stash of rare instruments appears here in a head-spinning array of Jungle-primed Loops, precise One Shots, and original effects. More than 1 gig of grooves await any style—including Real World, African, DnB, Dubstep, Pop, Hip Hop and any Underground Electronic Dance Music that needs unique percussion samples and loops.
Precise and powerful, the Bitz & Piecez series was recorded by NYC’s famed Roc Isaacs, who put to tape such names as Run DMC, Mary J. Blige, and Ziggy Marley. Isaacs rendered the cream of Bashiri’s collection in glistening 24-Bit, 44.1-kHz samples, formatted in Apple Loops, Wav for total versatility, ready for use with New NI Battery 4, and NI Maschine.
Throughout his career, the prolific Johnson has earned hundreds of credits as a studio guru, songwriter, and fabled live performer. Revered by producers and stars for his soulfulness and intuition, Bashiri has performed and recorded with the likes of Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston, George Michael, Carol King, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Brandy, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. The epic list continues—
—and so does the percussion party: Check out Bitz & Piecez Vol. 1 for this pack’s sister set. Volume 1 is bursting with its own plentiful array of organic effects and home-grown grooves.
These drum and percussion sounds collapse continental borders to arm your collection for the globalized age. Grab all the bits and pieces you need to push your rhythms into the next generation of authentic groove-making.
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