The rhythm of the Balkan hillsides. Traditional folk rhythms, bongos, one-shots and incredibly recorded drums of all varieties.
During our ongoing percussion celebration, the IRRUPT team has taken a journey through the Balkan hillsides into a land of drums, and rhythmic vivacity one can only find in the vibrant local music scene. Teaming up with some of the best local percussionists and club music aficionados, we’ve crafted an exciting and unique percussion-centric product which will surely give your next track a hefty dose of originality and finesse. This is ‘Balkan Beats,’ and is the results of some very organic time spent with our friends gathered in Belgrade, jamming out with absolute creativity and total freedom as the motivators.
Recorded through the use of high-end mic’s, pre-amps and a room full of drums, ‘Balkan Beats’ brings the sound of the Southeastern European scene to your DAW. Blending traditional folk rhythms, influences from Flamenco, Ottoman and Greek traditions, as well as our IRRUPT dancefloor directive, the results are absolutely stunning and impossible to find elsewhere. Loose rhythm structures, bright and bold hand claps, and complex rhythm patterns unique to the countries musical history. Each sound, drum hit, and final loop has been mastered with perfection so that the drums sound clear as crystal, bright, strong and confident.
Opening up this zip, you’ll find drums, drums, and more drums! Everything from the most incredibly arranged bongo patterns to one shot hits of unique sounds outside of the usual percussion norms. Traditional rhythms and sounds from one of the most inspirational places on the planet, delivered direct to you.