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Funk Essentials

Funk Essentials

From down and dirty tight whipping funk grooves to nonstop sweaty dancefloor-filling soul funk — if you are looking for strong grooves with energy and attitude, get down with Funk Essentials for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4.

Funk Essentials captures the state of mind of funk in 10 exclusively recorded styles ranging over different tempi and rhythms that can instantly be played on the pattern pads.

Each style includes intro, fills, main parts and endings and can be altered in complexity and intensity within the Style Player of Groove Agent.

Do you wanna get funky? Press play and let the groove take over.

  • 10 Funk 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 range from basic Funk phrasings to complex syncopations
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions

 

 

About

Funk 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 Funk 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
Funk the Snare Studio Kit Funk 4/4 120
Laid Back Power Studio Kit Funk 4/4 85
Straight Shuffle Studio Kit Funk 4/4 118
Ghost in the Snare Vintage Kit Funk 4/4 97
Vintage Masterclass Vintage Kit Funk 4/4 113
Slow but Funky Studio Kit Funk 4/4 113
Soul Train Vintage Kit Funk 4/4 93
Disco Kicks Studio Kit Funk 4/4 102
Jazzy Shuffle Studio Kit Funk 4/4 95
Break the Beat Vintage Kit Funk 4/4 122
Acoustic Agent SE
Preset Name Kit Style Signature Tempo
Funk the Snare SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 120
Laid Back Power SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 85
Straight Shuffle SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 118
Ghost in the Snare SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 97
Vintage Masterclass SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 113
Slow but Funky SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 113
Soul Train SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 93
Disco Kicks SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 102
Jazzy Shuffle SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 95
Break the Beat SE Studio Kit SE Funk 4/4 122


Compatibility

Funk 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 Funk Essentials.