Seventies Prog Grooves MIDI – A Journey Back in Time Signatures

Toontrack has introduced  Seventies Prog Grooves MIDI – A Journey Back in Time Signatures.

Back in the late 60s and early 70s, prog rock bands like Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Kansas, Rush, Pink Floyd, Yes, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Genesis and Styx were taking rock in new directions. Suddenly, uncommon time signatures, long solos, technical passages, long instrumental sections and  artistic lyrical themes were mainstream.

Seventies Prog Groves is a new MIDI pack that covers the gamut from 3/4 all the way up to 11/8. It features drum grooves and fills inspired by the 1970s prog rock scene.

It includes rhythms in 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 5/8, 6/8, 7/4, 7/8, 9/8, 11/8 in straight and/or swing.

Details are available at the Time & Space site.

7 thoughts on “Seventies Prog Grooves MIDI – A Journey Back in Time Signatures

    1. System requirements show that you will need EZdrummer, EZdrummer 2, Superior Drummer 2.0 or Superior Drummer 3 to use this product. They are MIDI files so fuck knows why you need a specific program for them.

      1. If they made them with specific drums, they’ll require the same mapping, for one. But, also, the grooves might sound wonky if played on an unintended kit, as the response, balance and dynamics might be off.

  1. OH yeah. I’m going to crank this up and suddenly play like a member of one of those bands. SUUUURE I am. I’m sure it would be fun to mess around with it, but it would also feel a little like breaking into a funeral parlor’s embalming room as a fraternity prank and taking perverse pictures.

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