Drumdrops are proud to present this unique and exclusive collection of fine Ska beats played by top Jamaican drummers and recorded with vintage kits, Mics and through 2” tape and warm analogue compression at the Drumdrops studios for your sampling pleasure!
Ska is the musical genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950’s and was the precursor to rocksteady and then reggae music as we now know it. In the early 1960s, ska was the dominant music genre of Jamaica and was popular with the British Mod Scene and has had countless revivals over the years.
Drumdrops have a fine pedigree with live played Dub, Reggae and now Ska beats which use only the finest original drumming talent and stay true to the original recording methods and natural Tape recordings as seen in Studio One back in the day when the Jamaicans first created this sound.
Within this fantastic Ska Drumloop collection you will find over 750Mb of 24 Bit samples presented as a versatile collection of 172 loops which cover speeds from 117 through 132 Bpm, with main loops, variations, fills and transitions so you can quickly build your own complete drum tracks with ease to form the bedrock and foundation of your music. Dry and FX versions are included for your flexibility, you can choose Apple Loops with Rex Files, or Wav Files and Rex Files according to your computer system.
Specifically you can expect to find here 172 loops which broken down include:-
117Bpm 6 Dry Loops/6 FX Loops
118Bpm 7 Dry Loops/7 FX Loops
122Bpm 7 Dry Loops/7 FX Loops
124Bpm 8 Dry Loops/8 FX Loops
125Bpm 6 Dry Loops/6 FX Loops
126Bpm 6 Dry Loops/6FX Loops
127Bpm 5 Dry Loops/5FX Loops
128Bpm 7 Dry Loops/7 FX loops
130Bpm 16 Dry Loops/16 FX Loops
131Bpm 7 Dry Loops/7 FX Loops
132Bpm 11 Dry Loops/11 FX Loops
So, if you are looking for a rock steady beat to back your tracks and Ska is the name of the game, sample Drumdrops in Ska and take your productions to Kingston Town!