Beat Roots, Vol. 1: Inspired by classic hip-hop, we've produced and arranged percussion tracks, ready to download and use in your music project(s). Created by Arhanta Studio, our goal is to give back to Hip-Hop. The innovations found in rap and scratch music from 1985-'95 informed our creative foundation, showed us how to celebrate individuality while collaborating within our communities. Peace!

Download List:

Bells.zip [32 MB]
Tempo: 106 bpm • sample list


Demo

Lyte.zip [33 MB]
Tempo: 98 bpm • sample list


Demo

Bridge.zip [42 MB]
Tempo: 96 bpm • sample list


Demo
Show.zip [12 MB]
Tempo: 95 bpm • Camilo's uncut WAV file


Demo
Jazz.zip [21 MB]
Tempo: 90 bpm • Camilo's uncut WAV file


Demo
Moon.zip [25 MB]
Tempo: 89 bpm • Camilo's uncut WAV file


Demo


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Percussion samples performed and arranged by artist B.J. Capelli

Originated from the minds of artists Camilo Nascimento and Hunter Schindo.

Beat Roots Vol 1. by Arhanta Studio is licensed under a
Creative Commons License  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


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Check out our first example using BEAT ROOTS:
"Tasty Beats & Fine Cuts" Episode. 1
by Arhanta Artist Norm Scott.
Featuring beats from Beat Roots Vol. 1 (Click for more info.)

Intro (1:04)     

Blastoff (3:45)   

Incoming (1:14)   

Moon (4:44)    

Outro (0:23)   

Listen at SoundCloud  

BEAT ROOTS Release! Art Show @ gimme! coffee • Ithaca NY • June 1-29, 2016

Notice: All four Beat Roots Paintings (mounted vinyl records) all still available for sale. Foundation Code and MSSNG LMNTS (portraits of J Dilla, MCA and Phife Dawg), see image gallery below.

Are you interested in purchasing these paintings for your office, home or studio? Please email team@arhantastudio.com for more information on prices and shipping options.
50% of sales will be donated to GIAC Teen programs.

Photo gallery below by Tom Beckman Photography

Art by Arhanta Artists Camilo Nascimento and Hunter Schindo

Special Thanks to

Angry Mom Records for providing the records, Ithaca Generator for stencil laser cutting, MasterCraft Custom Framing & Fine Art for the painting hanging systems, REP Studio for recording the live drum performances, and William "B" Clune for designing and building the record mount structures (You can easily fasten and unfasten the mounted vinly records, these pieces are a thing of beauty).

Song for Arhanta, a poem submitted by Mario Hernandez

Notice: All four Beat Roots Paintings (mounted vinyl records) all still available for sale. Foundation Code and MSSNG LMNTS (portraits of J Dilla, MCA and Phife Dawg), see image gallery above.

Are you interested in purchasing these paintings for your office, home or studio? Please email team@arhantastudio.com for more information on prices and shipping options.
50% of sales will be donated to GIAC Teen programs.