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Fxpansion Geist City of Drums and Beats Expander




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City of Drums and Beats is an expander for Geist and GURU featuring an exclusive suite of sounds from Mike Acosta, a.k.a. DJ Michael Trance. Its hard-edged sounds and loops are perfect for high-intensity hip-hop, grime, house, dubstep and other urban beats.


The included slab-like bass drums, cutting hats and crunchy snares are mashed and twisted through a through a variety of processors for more thick grime and lo-fi flavour. Other highlights include a chromatic 808 bass kit and a selection of ready-made patterns full of groove and feel.

City of Drums and Beats comes with Geist and GURU-format kits and pattern banks, as well as the original samples in industry-standard .WAV and .REX2 files. Mike Acosta's prolific career as a DJ and producer includes a host of releases for labels such as SHR Recordings, Aqua Boogie, Miswax and Priority Records, remixes for numerous best-selling artists and a string of residencies at top west-coast clubs.



Urban sounds for Geist and GURU

5 Full GEist presets (Geist format only)

30 drumkits (kick/snare/hihat/other)

16 menu kits (each containing only kicks, snares, or hit sounds)

11 loop kits (GURU format only)

3 Pattern banks

63 REx loops and 440 drum hits in WAV  format



Geist 1.0 or higher (Geist version)

GURU 1.5 or higher (GURU version)

Alternatively, any software/hardware that supports 24-bit, 44.1kHz WAV & RX2 files