Monday, May 10, 2010

DVD of the Week - "Marcelo Salazar: Future Percussion"

DVD of the Week
Marcelo Salazar: "Future Percussion Vol. 1" (Future Loops) 2010

Includes over 1300 percussion samples, featuring over 60 percussion instruments! A must-have tool for any producer, “Future Percussion" is a percussion sample library anthology. Get ready for some of the most innovative and inventive percussion samples you'll ever hear. The variety included in “Future Percussion" is outstanding and will surely meet all your needs for exotic and alluring rhythmical samples.

Recorded in Rio de Janeiro, “Future Percussion" showcases Marcelo Salazar’s skills as one of the world's top percussionists and also as an expert in exploring the rhythmic potential behind unlikely objects. Marcelo Salazar opens up his own personal vault, presenting both rare instruments and classic grooves making ”Future Percussion" unique in the market as many of the instruments recorded were created by Marcelo himself, giving you access to hundreds of exclusive and striking samples.

From congas, bongos and tablas to berimbaus, pandeiros, kalimbas, repinique or gatodrums … You name it, it's here ! With more than 1100 loops, “Future Percussion"is a rhythmical feast of an exceptional variety and with an unparalleled sound richness.

Marcelo Salazar was born in Rio de Janeiro and was considered one of the Top Ten percussionists of the year by the 2006 DownBeat Readers Poll. He specializes in playing instruments that he creates and finding rhythm in everyday objects. His work includes four solo albums, participation in dozens of compilations throughout he world and collaborations with renowned artists like Dom Um Romão, Ithamara Koorax, Danilo Caymmi, Oliver Lake, Al DiMeola, Onaje Allan Gumbs and the Passport group.

"Future Percussion Vol.1" was recorded and produced in Brasil by Marcelo Salazar and has the special collaboration of sound engineer Marcio Lomiranda .

When ordering the Boxed Version, you will receive the physical product. Many customers prefer to get the actual package instead of the downloadable version. But, when ordering the Download Version you will be able to download the content of "Future Percussion" directly to your computer. Because of the size of "Future Percussion," it was divided into 2 separate zip files. 1 zip file containing the samples/loops in WAV format and 1 zip file containing the loops in REX format. The content of the Download Version is exactly the same as the Boxed Version .

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