Keith LeBlanc's Blanc Records - The Original KLB Volumes 1-9 Rex Product Downloads, Free Drummer Tutorials

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The Original KLB Vol 1 contents: Specially recorded breaks. Features many freshly recorded versions of Keith's classic breaks along with a host of brand new grooves plus complementary single hits to customise your grooves. A wide range of styles are covered and the performances are exceptionally tight. Highlights: "Killer kick drum work... impossibly difficult snare work... the ensuing result is devastating... a peach... If you don't love Keith's drumming, you haven't listened to it. He is the man machine, easily coping with beats only drum machines should be capable of... a consummate timekeeper. 5 Stars." - Sound On Sound.
The Original KLB Vol 2 contents: Features freshly-recorded very stylised beats with a unique sound both in terms of performance and production. This product has won critical acclaim throughout the sampling fraternity and features loops ranging from 61-158 bpm. In all over 400 loops are included! Highlights: "...the loop tracks never settle down to a routine: there are always challenging twists and turns to the sound, feel and approach. Many have a unique character, yet leave enough room for your creativity... This set challenges you not to come up with formula music. KLB's mind and talent give you a head start in avoiding the mediocre - don't waste it!." 5 Stars. - Sound On Sound, Nov 96
The Original KLB Vol 3 contents: Specially recorded, highly post produced grooves merging Keith's unique style with DJ FX. Another 5 star review from Sound On Sound - a hat-trick - testifies to the quality of this product. Highlights: "It's all down to whether you can keep up with him. 5 stars." - Sound On Sound. "The accent in this collection is on usability, not gimmicks. It isn't just kick/ snare/hat, but that's always the foundation, which means you can grab a beat and start building your mix right away. Any resemblance to roadkill is purely coincidental." - Keyboard, USA.
The Original KLB Vol 4 contents: Specially recorded, highly post produced grooves merging Keith's unique style with DJ FX. KLB does D&B - a unique concept, manic beats performed live by one of the world's tightest drummers. It may or may not be your cup of tea, but you can be sure you won't hear another sample product like this. Highlights: "Infiltrate your own tracks with the genius that obviously went into the playing on this masterpiece." - The Mix. "This Product is magnificent source of inspirational rhythm, sample it if you can." - DJ Magazine.
The Original KLB Trilogy 1 Vol 5 contents: The Man Machine is back with his unique take on Hip Hop and much more. KLB's immaculate precision and ability to fuse live and programmed performances is once again to the fore as he brings together a huge collection of fresh new beats. Many are presented in various mixes/versions with creative FX and DJ record scratches also included. In his words 'hard drum loops with some dubs, but mostly the meat.' Highlights: "...top value for money... everything you need to get an authentic hip-hop and 'old skool' feel to your work... the science of scratching records requires the same kind of adroitness as playing lead guitar, and these discs have the equivalent of Jimi Hendrix at the deck, scratching tones, beats and top lines. The results are all incredibly usable and authentic... Out There contains an amazing array of soundscapes which, in truth, have more to do with Hollywood movie underscores than retro dance music, but are nonetheless superb... What this trilogy doesn't offer is the same old hip hop beats that have been circulating the globe for the past couple of decades. What it does offer is a blueprint for the future of modern backbeat." - Sound On Sound "...many will be getting "KLB Vol 5" phast. 4/5" - Remix USA
The Original KLB Trilogy 2 Vol 6 contents: Having laid down many of the benchmark grooves of the last three decades himself KLB was in a great position to revitalise many of these classicbeats for the new Millennium. On this sample product KLB takes all he has learnt since his days at Sugarhill Records and combines classic and fresh sounds and styles into unique beats that echo the timeless grooves of the past but add a completely new twist for the future. Again the beats are usually presented in a range of mixes for maximum flexability. Highlights: "...top value for money...everything you need to get an authentic hip-hop and 'old skool' feel to your work...the science of scratching records requires the same kind of adroitness as playing lead guitar, and these discs have the equivalent of Jimi Hendrix at the deck, scratching tones, beats and top lines. The results are all incredibly usable and authentic... This product contains an amazing array of soundscapes which, in truth, have more to do with Hollywood movie underscores than retro dance music, but are nonetheless superb... What this trilogy doesn't offer is the same old hip hop beats that have been circulating the globe for the past couple of decades. What it does offer is a blueprint for the future of modern backbeat." - Sound On Sound "...many will be getting "Vol 6" phast. 4/5" - Remix USA
The Original KLB Trilogy 3 Vol 7 contents: This product goes into very bizarre, uncharted territory. Rock, ethnic and orchestral percussion are utilised to transport the user on an extraordinary sonic journey that rarely relates to anything else you'd expect on a drum loop sample product. Lose yourself in KLB's unique drumscapes and enjoy something very different from the norm. Sci-Fi, whales, ethnic influences, caverns, babbling brooks, aliens, African & Asian rhythms, and much more make cameo appearances alongside KLB's unique drumming technique with hugely creative results. Only suitable for adventurous samplists! Highlights: "...top value for money...everything you need to get an authentic hip-hop and 'old skool' feel to your work...the science of scratching records requires the same kind of adroitness as playing lead guitar, and these discs have the equivalent of Jimi Hendrix at the deck, scratching tones, beats and top lines. The results are all incredibly usable and authentic... Out There contains an amazing array of soundscapes which, in truth, have more to do with Hollywood movie underscores than retro dance music, but are nonetheless superb...What this trilogy doesn't offer is the same old hip hop beats that have been circulating the globe for the past couple of decades. What it does offer is a blueprint for the future of modern backbeat." - Sound On Sound
The Original KLB Old Skool Vol 8 contents: The latest product from Keith LeBlanc takes him back to his roots - recapturing the unique 'sound of the 70s' and laying down hundreds of brand new beats in his own inimitable style. Highlights: This is a large and uniformly excellent collection of solid acoustic beats suitable for a wide range of applications. Accept no substitute! - KLB
The Original KLB Old Skool Sugar Vol 9 contents: Keith LeBlanc recreates some of the legendary grooves he originally laid down in the 70s! His ninth release sees KLB revisit the beats and sounds of the beats that made him famous. The vintage gear was wheeled out, dusted off and powered up and this product is the result!


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