Dynamic and propulsive - Bea.ts is a percussion-oriented sample pack made using tape noise and analog circuitry. It features kicks, snares, claps, high hats, shakers, cymbals, and textures.
∙ Patterns from 70 to 130 BPM
∙ Analog bass tones including 808-style sub bass processed through tape
∙ Analog synth chords processed through tape
∙ Piano-based tape loops
Sound demo at https://youtu.be/OBbVyp1YEVU
180 samples in total. All of the sounds were recorded at 48kHz 24bit via Apogee mic preamps and mastered for maximum detail, low end balance, and transient depth. Keys and pitches are outlined in the filenames.
Featuring Tascam 424 MKI, Sohmer and Sons upright piano, Sequential Prophet Six, Moog Sub Phatty, SoundForce Juno-based DCO, Steady State Fate Stereo Dipole filter, Autodyne compressor, Elektron Digitakt, and Korg MS20.
Performed, composed, and recorded by BlankFor.ms
Cover photo by Jay Frederick
Thanks to Jake Miller for technical assistance
(A technical note; many of the samples’ transients begin immediately, which means you’ll want to turn off your DAW’s auto fade feature to avoid losing the punch.)
Purchase of this sample pack grants you a license for commercial and non-commercial use with attribution (a credit to BlankFor.ms in associated text) under Creative Commons Attribution.