Master Percussionist Bashiri Johnson Launches “Bitz & Piecez” Vol. 2 – Rare Instruments & Loops

One of the true rhythmic gurus of the music industry is making his distinctive grooves readily available.

Get in the loop with one of the world's most in-demand percussionists.

Get in the loop with one of the world’s most in-demand percussionists.

We speak of none other than Bashiri Johnson, one of the globe’s most in-demand percussionists (and a Brooklyn resident to boot).

Between the studio and live, he’s played with THE biggest names, including Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Miles Davis, Rolling Stones, Madonna and scores more.

His latest collection, “Bitz & Piecez” Vol. 2 gathers up a gigantic new collection of rare instrumentation one shots, jungle primed loops, and authentic stems (1 Gb+ in all) for you to include in your own productions.

Johnson’s expertise in everything from original music production to film and video game scoring, as well as sound design, ensure that these sounds will be useful and inspiring for a wide variety of projects.

Quality and versatility was built in by an all-star team. Recorded by the elite NYC producer/engineer Roc Isaacs (Run DMC, Mary J. Blige, Ziggy Marley), Bitz & Pieces” is rendered in 24-bit, 44.1-kHz samples. In addition, the prolific DJ Lenny Dee remixed all the stereo loops.

The pack is formatted in Apple Loops and Rex. It’s ready for use within NI Battery 4, NI Maschine, and Logic Exs.

“Bitz & Piecez” is available now from Industrial Strength Records, for 21.95 Euros, or $30.17 at today’s exchange rates.

Feast your ears on some prime examples right here:

 

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