Classic Beats & Breaks – Vol. 1

From £ 4.00

Classic Beats & Breaks – Vol. 1

From £ 4.00

Batch #1 of our FAVOURITE breakbeats

8 grooves, 36 hip hop drum loops. Huge breakbeat, R&B, soul, funk grooves

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Classic Beats & Breaks – Volume 1 – Hip Hop Drum Loops Pack

(These previews are low quality versions of the Classic Beats & Breaks Vol. 1 Hip Hop Drum Loops Pack).

Here’s a breakdown of the tracks…

We had a number of different song references in mind whilst planning and recording Classic Beats & Breaks – Vol.1. No prizes for guessing what they might be…

50 Ways To Beat Your Brother – A jerky beast of a Beat. Inspired by a song performed by Steve Gadd no less. From its basic form, it gets some extra hat accenting treatment then moves over to the ride.

Anita Pearbottom – A very well beaten hip hop drum loop, used and reused on many famous records. Some fairly heavy EQ used here to push it closer to the sound of the original.

Block Rocker – This one just kind of turned up when we were playing around with Anita Pearbottom. It’s produced in a similar way – big and bouncy.

Concrete Poolyard – PROPER wonky. You think this sounds awkward. Try playing it! With that huge gap between kick and snare leaving the hats hanging in mid air. A bass player’s dream. Could play late? early?! It gets the ride treatment then back to the hats for some snare ghosting.

Crack Up – We couldn’t resist it, what a crazy little drum pattern! And as for that naughty hat fill…

Get A Grip – Another awkward chap, somewhere between straight and swung. We thought we’d find out how it sounded played straight as well.

Got To Be Real – A CLASSIC groove. It heads over to the ride for some funky snare action, then an accented ride pattern.

Maniac – This really is a SLAMMER. Inspired by no single particular track, it just felt great to play. Doesn’t sound too shabby either.

Volume 1 – The Clue is in the Title

There are more breakbeat drum loops to come! Classic Beats & Breaks – Volume 2 is in pre-production right now. Have a quick look at the list of Beats that are coming soon to The Beat Shed. Also sign up to the ShedLetter so we can keep you posted –  You’ll get a free beat every month too!

To find out more…

…about how the production of Classic Beats & Breaks – Volume 1, head over to the BeatBlog article.

Available in the usual Beat Shed packages

Mixes – Beats that have been lovingly mixed and treated ready for you to use. They come as CD quality (16 bit, 44.1khz ) stereo WAV files. All the audio you can hear in the previews are included as separate sections or samples.

Tracks – Dry, unmixed, individual audio files of each and every channel. They come as high resolution WAV files (24 bit, 44.1khz). All the audio you can hear in the previews are included as separate sections or samples.

For more information about the packages and how they work, have a look at About The Beat Shed or the WTF page.


Package Type: Loop Pack

Tempo: Various – 90-105 BPM

Grooves: 8

Total Loops: 36

Total Duration: 6 minutes, 14 seconds

Genre/style: HipHop/Funk/Soul

Time signature: 4/4 swung/straight

FX: Various – Light reverb, compression

Channels: 9 (available as multi-tracks)

  • Kick
  • Over Snare
  • Under Snare
  • Hats
  • Overhead Left
  • Overhead Right
  • Room Ribbon
  • Room Stereo

Files included in the packages

Mixes: 36 WAV files (Stereo 16bit, 44.1 khz) – all loops as stereo mixes

Tracks: 324 WAV files (24bit, 44.1kz) – all loops as individual files for each channel


You can also download the Spec Sheet here.
Any questions? Drop us a line.


Happy Shedding!


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