CJ Evans is an expert freelance drummer/percussionist from south-east London who has extensively recorded, gigged and toured throughout the UK, Europe, Russia, and USA acting at prestigious venues and arenas alongside the likes of Deep Purple, Standing Quo, Daughtry, Three Doorways Down, LifeHouse, BuckCherry, Flyleaf, Justin Hawkins (The Darkness), Paul Weller, Shinedown, Grouplove, Younger Weapons, Portishead, John Newman, Bombay Bicycle Membership and AWOLNATION.
CJ has additionally performed on famend competition phases together with Rock AM Ring, Sonisphere, Obtain, Rock En Seine, LoveBox, Radio 1 Massive Weekend, Citadel, Secret Backyard Celebration, Isle Of Wight, British Summer season Time, Wi-fi, V Pageant and Summerfest to call however just a few.
On the success of his final launch DrumDrops are proud and delighted to announce the discharge of Pocket Funk Vol 2 from session drummer extraordinaire CJ Evans. With tempos starting from 77-123bpm CJ takes inspiration from most of the beats which have influenced him and numerous others. Influences in these killer grooves from the pocket king Nate Smith to Robert Searight of Snarky Pet, James Gadson Of Invoice Withers, Chris Dave of D’Angelo, Clyde Stubblefeild of James Brown and Steve Jordan of John Mayer fame.
CJ feedback,” when recording we might cowl a spread of tempos and feels and primarily based upon the reference observe, then I might do an interpretation of that groove. Sticking to kick, snare, hats kinda beat primarily, marking any part adjustments with a fill or a transfer to experience cymbal for a distinct dynamic. We then added some percussion tracks for texture and that additional FUNK!! This included bongos, congas, cowbell and tambourine”
The 100% royalty free Dwell Beats & Breaks packs consists of an enormous 1.66gb of information giving a complete of 680 gorgeous Wav loops (together with single hits of every package piece), these meticulously recorded 44.1k /24 bit at Londons legendary Livingston Studios.
CJ’s Tama drums alongside along with his Sabian Cymbals had been recorded thorough Livingstons CS75 Powered by Neve desk utilising its onboard 1073 preamps, every nuance captured by a choice of mic’s from mic’s by Neumann, Royer, AKG, Shure and Sennheiser. We actually loved producing this assortment within the information of it being removed from simply one other run of the mill loop pack, we actually imagine these beats will add that additional particular edge to your productions.