Live, Vintage-Style Drum Breaks For the Akai MPC

0 is proud to announce the release of ‘Timmy Rickard Presents: Dirty Drum Breaks Vol 1‘, a collection of 163 original live drum breaks performed and produced by UK drummer Timmy Rickard, who is well known for his strong 60s/70s downbeat funk influence and his authentic vintage recording techniques.

Recorded on a 60s Gretsch kit and a single Coles 4038 microphone, ‘Dirty Drum Breaks’ oozes the warmth and vintage vibe of classic vinyl breaks, with tempos ranging from 85 bpm to 120 bpm, The drums themselves have that classic vintage gritty thump that hip hop heads just love – chop, twist, mangle or do with whatever you want with them.

Compatible with all MPCs (WAV and SND versions included) and organised into tempo folders from 85 BPM to 120 BPM, ‘Dirty Drum Breaks Vol 1’ was created for anyone on the hunt for completely new and original vintage-style breaks to slice and dice on their MPC or computer.

‘Timmy Rickard Presents: Dirty Drum Breaks Vol 1‘ is available as an instant digital download from for a special launch offer of $19.99.

For more information, including free sounds from the pack and a video of Timmy Rickard performing one of the breaks live, please go to

Technical Specifications

  • Number of Samples: 163 WAV & SND format drum loops
  • Compatibility: All MPCs & any other sampler or computer software that reads WAV files.
  • Publisher/Sound Design: Monosole Music/100 Akres
  • Recording Equipment: Gretsch round badge kit, Bosphorus cymbals, Ludwig and Gretsch snares, Coles 4038 ribbon mic, API preamp, RME converters, drum sticks…
  • License: Royalty Free
  • Download Size: 345MB

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