K-Devices has announced Drumk 2, a Max for Live instrument device for beat-oriented sample manipulation.
Based on a grid and multisliders, drumk 2 is a really powerful and versatile tool: you can use drumk 2 to process drums samples, voices, strings or any kind of source you can imagine.
In drumk 2 you can choose to design sound with your hands, meticulously editing each step parameters and playback modes, but you can also using aleatory functions as random buttons, drunkwalk, walker mode, and time variation probabilities.
Drumk 2 stores up to 8 snapshots per preset. This makes drumk 2 an useful instrument in studio as well as during live performance. Recall snapshots on the fly, trigger random functions from your controller, play steps with your MIDI keyboard: you can create and perform your song with tons of variations using a couple of loops and following your inspiration.
Slices are triggered in sync with Ableton Live transport or via MIDI note messages.
No external objects are used in drumk 2.
The Drumk 2 library is available to purchase for 24.99 EUR.