Yeah they are the velocities.
take a look here http://http://www.simonv.com/tutorials/drum_patterns.php
This is the original website from where them drumloops come from.
and the Wav Drumsounds that were used.
Have an experiment mate and let us know how you get on
Thanks a lot pal, it seems to have it all. And it is that simple. So now I guess it really comes down to a good knowledge of the frequencies to get that eq setting right.
The first time I ever heard a drum and bass loop and noticed it, was a old mixtape of LTJ Bukem.
I must have played it for a thousand times, never could have enough of it. It was like magic to me.
And that Mc Conrad alongside... They know how to bring the funk. Talking about GLR, I want some right now!