Pro Drum Loops and Drum Kit Samples for Songwriters
DrumCore 4 Lite contains 4 GB of content, including 24 GrooveSets (1,400 audio loops and 800 MIDI loops) by 13 drummers, and 11 multi-velocity sampled Drum Kits. The plug-in is downloadable, and the content can be either downloaded from the DC4 Browser for new and upgrade customers, or migrated for upgrade customers. Read more about DrumCore audio loops in the DC4 FAQ. Listen to audio previews. All GrooveSets and Drum Kits by all DC4 drummers are listed and described on the Drummer Bios page and are available for preview and purchase in the store built into DC4.
Buy DC4 Lite (New/Upgrade/Crossgrade).
A DC4 GrooveSet is a series of rhythmic loops and fills (audio and/or MIDI) that have a cohesive feel to them. The number of loops and fills varies for each GrooveSet.
Below is the list of GrooveSets in Lite. See the Drum Kits in Lite.
|Drummer||GrooveSet||Description||Genre||Audio Loops and Fills||MIDI Loops and Fills|
|1||Alan White||AW Brownesque||Funk grooves with a straight eight note feel, splashy rides, and pitched toms that are great for adding variety to chorus and bridge parts. Alan's signature tight kit cuts through just about anything you can throw at it making sure the foundation of your track is solid.||Funk||105||15|
|2||Alan White||AW Silhouette||A set of 6/8 shuffles with an eighth note hi-hat and ride. Intricate tom fills round out these grooves, adding subtle complexity.||Rock||51||13|
|3||Basic Beats||Basic Rock||The building blocks of a textbook Rock and roll track. Kick and snare, hi-hat and eighth note ride cymbal. Simple, versatile and timeless.||Rock||28||4|
|4||Basic Beats||Basic Shuffle||4/4 stomping shuffle with a nice swinging groove. Also includes a nice splashy ride variation for a chorus or bridge.||Blues||22||3|
|5||Basic Beats||Basic Soul||Old-school 60's style Motown/Soul rhythms with steady 4/4 snare hits. Perfect for a retro Pop/Soul/doowop composition.||R & B||17||3|
|6||Ben Smith||BS Modslam||Funk-infused Rock/Pop grooves with some interesting tom-heavy fills, making them versatile for a wide variety of genres.||Rock||90||12|
|7||Click Tracks||Click Tracks||Basic MIDI patterns to use as a click track when recording, with both eighth and quarter note resolutions, and a variety of accents, for helping you nail down the feel you're after.||Click Tracks||0||25|
|8||Jeff Anthony||JA Sun||Knocking snare-less snare over hi-hat triplets and driving ride rhythms give these loops an unmistakeably 90's indie rock feel straight outta Olympia, WA.||Alternative||56||9|
|9||John Bishop||JB Waltz||These cool Jazz rhythms in 3/4 make for a refreshing break from the standard 4/4 that tends to dominate. Here, John keeps these grooves simple and to the point--soft snare rolls, ride rhythms on the offbeat, and biting, concise hi-hat chicks.||Jazz||129||16|
|10||Lonnie Wilson||LW Alt Country||With a distinctly Country feel and a downtempo Alternative vibe, these grooves are just what you want for making a crossover track that blows them away.||Country||192||41|
|11||Luis Conte||Basic Perc Agogos/Triangles||A bright collection of agogo and triangle rhythms--perfect for adding high end texture to your drums.||Funk||51||7|
|12||Luis Conte||LC Open Heart||Latin-infused Pop has always been the gateway to new forms of musical expression, and this GrooveSet is a great place to get started. These are a much more Americanized take on Latin rhythms, with a straight feel and tambourine over the top, but boy are they a nice way to spice up your track!||Pop||36||9|
|13||Matt Sorum||Sorum Basic||When in doubt, keep it simple. These straightforward Rock beats with new-school energy are all the backing you need--especially when you want a lot more from your melody.||Rock||107||29|
|14||Matt Sorum||Sorum Tribal 2||Punchy rhythms made for bridges and breakdowns? Right here, buddy. Those toms are flawless and they're not even the high point in this energetic Alternative set--dig that killer snare tone!||Alternative||70||9|
|15||Michael Shrieve||MS AfroToms||Pushing the boundaries of Funk, these grooves could easily double as an Indie Rock weapon. Featuring a have a heavy, driving feel, and deep, sonorous tom tones.||Funk||64||8|
|16||Ned Douglas/DJ Syze-Up||Look||Hip-Hop beats with a crunchiness to them that gives any track some serious grit. You're going to want to play this kit from your MIDI controller, too.||Hip Hop||16||2|
|17||Ned Douglas/DJ Syze-Up||NDL||These Hip-Hop beats sound just like Southern California in the summertime--circa '92.||Hip Hop||21||1|
|18||Ned Douglas/DJ Syze-Up||Simple||These are about as basic as downtempo Hip-Hop beats can be--kick, hat, snare, with a laid-back feel.||Hip Hop||14||1|
|19||Ned Douglas/DJ Syze-Up||The Shake||The kick/snare combo in these Electronic beats have a satisfying, tactile feel that makes them a perfect pairing. Where one is wide and full-bodied, the other has a crunchy, noise-filtered tone.||Hip Hop||21||1|
|20||Sly Dunbar||Sly One Drop A||The hi-hats and snares tag team to deliver a unique kit that caters to a master shaper of dynamics.||Reggae||46||11|
|21||Song Beats||Songs||Song Beats has it all from Latin to Rock to Country, and these MIDI patterns are fully-customizable down to the very last \"ting\".||Rock||0||506|
|22||Terry Bozzio||TBZ Rock Shuffle||Ah, the timeless shuffle styling. Except this time it gets a nice Rock facelift.||Rock||205||19|
|23||Tony Braunagel||TB 2nd Line Marches||Swung Funk beats with almost a Big Band era vibe to them they're massive and grooving.||Funk||44||19|
|24||Tony Braunagel||TB Vintage Groove||Easily the most addictive beats you're gonna hear all year. They're geared towards Rock, but don't let that limit you because these grooves will kill it in Indie Rock or Hip-Hop.||Rock||40||20|
|25||Urban GT||HipHop Classics 1||You now have direct access to the sounds that sculpted the musical movement of early Hip-Hop and changed a generation of music lovers. These classic rhythms are perfect for any throwback track.||Hip Hop||0||53|
|26||Zoro||Z Get On Up||Classic 4/4 Hip-Hop beats with a dash of shuffle. These loops come with lots of big room sound, a cracking snare, and a kick that cuts right through the mix.||Funk||42||16|
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