MIAMI, September 28, 2022 – Modern Drummer Magazine today announced an exclusive distribution partnership with Yurt Rock, a widely-recognized producer of loops, samples, and more featuring the world's leading musicians.
As part of this exciting collaboration, Yurt Rock will be releasing a series of custom drum libraries from Modern Drummer’s digital catalog. The first release planned will be Todd Sucherman “More Than Styx Vol 1” on October 3rd. New releases will keep coming, with libraries featuring Brian Frasier-Moore (Justin Timberlake, Usher, Jill Scott) and Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) becoming available later this year.
“Growing up as a young drummer, I’ve been reading Modern Drummer since I was 11 years old, and I couldn't be more excited about this new partnership. It’s a great way to showcase these loop and sample libraries featuring the world’s greatest drummers and percussionists,” said Ryan Gruss, Founder & CEO of Yurt Rock.
Modern Drummer Owner & CEO David Frangioni shared his thoughts on the partnership: “Yurt Rock has quickly established itself as the premier destination for music production content. I’m thrilled to be partnering with them to provide an extensive catalog of quality loops and samples to music creators around the world.”
About Modern Drummer
First published in 1977, Modern Drummer is a monthly publication and worldwide community targeting today’s drummers and percussionists. The magazine features interviews, equipment reviews, interactive content, and advice columns. The digital version of Modern Drummer is read in over 67 countries reaching millions of drummers.
About Yurt Rock
Yurt Rock was founded in 2021 by drummer and entrepreneur, Ryan Gruss to produce and distribute loop and sample content. The loops and samples feature the world’s greatest musicians including Clyde Stubblefield (James Brown), Daru Jones (Jack White) and Antonio Sanchez (5x Grammy Award Winner). Ryan previously founded The Loop Loft, which was acquired by Native Instruments in 2018.