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Blues Essentials

Blues Essentials condenses the sound and spirit of one of the most influential musical genres that has inspired generations of singers, songwriters and rock bands. Covering classic grooves from chicago blues to heavier blues rock and blues as it is lived today, Blues Essentials brings ten new styles to the libraries of Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 with complete song structures, including intros, main parts, fills and endings. Perfect for creating backing tracks, composing and bluesy jam sessions, all ten styles can be altered in complextiy and intensity in the Style Player to fit nicely into your productions.

  • 10 Blues Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4
  • Each preset includes a Style and mixer preset
  • Grooves cover different tempos and time signatures and range from basic blues phrasings to complex syncopations
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new blues compositions and improvisation sessions

About

Blues Essentials does not include new drum sounds for Groove Agent. Depending on your Groove Agent version (Groove Agent 4 or Groove Agent SE 4) the Blues Essentials presets will load the Vintage Kit in Groove Agent 4 or the Studio Kit SE in Groove Agent SE 4 (Cubase Pro 8 and Cubase Artist 8). The sound of the presets will vary according to the drum kit loaded.

Acoustic Agent
Preset Name Kit Style Signature Tempo
Cowboy Shuffle Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 141
Jazz Shuffle Ride Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 12/8 82
Mainly Snare Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 108
Mojo Blues Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 133
Rhythm and Blues Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 104
Slow Blues Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 62
Soul and Blues Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 12/8 80
Straight Eight Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 103
Triplet Kicks Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 12/8 104
Twelve Bars Chicago Vintage Kit Acoustic Blues 4/4 125
Acoustic Agent SE
Preset Name Kit Style Signature Tempo
Cowboy Shuffle SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 141
Jazz Shuffle Ride SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 12/8 82
Mainly Snare SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 108
Mojo Blues SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 133
Rhythm and Blues SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 104
Slow Blues SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 62
Soul and Blues SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 12/8 80
Straight Eight SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 103
Triplet Kicks SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 12/8 104
Twelve Bars Chicago SE Studio Kit SE Acoustic Blues 4/4 125


Compatibility

Blues Essentials is an expansion pack for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 Acoustic Agent.

Groove Agent 4 is available for purchase as VST instrument for VST 3, VST 2 and AU compatible host applications. Groove Agent SE 4 is included in Cubase Pro 8, Cubase Artist 8 and Cubase Elements 8. Groove Agent SE 4 from previous Cubase versions is not compatible with Blues Essentials.