Big Fish Audio Dread: Roots Reggae

African music combined with elements of American jazz and RnB

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Jamaica found its soul in 1962. Freed from colonial rule, Jamaicans were busy creating a new musical language, combining traditional African music with elements of American jazz and R&B, and broadcasting it from every street-corner sound system on the island.

This is the birth of reggae. Big Fish Audio cranks up the sound system and takes you back to the island roots with Dread: Roots Reggae.

From the frenzied sound of The Skatalites, to the rock-steady throb of the Heptones and Bob Marley, this rhythm is irresistible.

These construction kits are full of traditional reggae melodies and rhythm. Come explore the roots of this infectious music.

  • 41 Construction Kits

  • BPMs range from 65 to 160

Instruments include:

  • drums
  • bass
  • piano
  • guitar
  • horns
  • timbales
  • tambourine
  • organ
  • conga
  • guiro
  • cowbell

...and more.

Download Size (zipped files):

  • Wav: 1 GB
  • Apple Loops: 1 GB
  • Rex: 510 MB

Customer Reviews

Press Quotes

"Dread Roots Reggae had me dancing around my own studio while I was auditioning — excellent stuff." - Sound on Sound

Tech Specs

Product Type:

Sample Library

Format:

  • Apple loops
  • Aiff
  • Rex
  • Wav