Adam Monroe Music has released an updated version of Adam Monroe’s Beats, a drum sample instrument plug-in for Windows.
The new version includes a huge update to the code base, vastly improving functionality, as well as adding Kontakt versions.
Generally speaking, the program functions much differently, better, and has been been heavily debugged, the result of over a month of reprogramming and testing.
Adam Monroe’s Beats features 31 drum kits, the ability to swap out parts of each kit, 500 MIDI beats, 16/24-bit samples, and over 4 gigs of sample data.
Changes in Adam Monroe’s Beats
- All parameters are now automatically saved per-project/per preset, note assignments and user kits can be saved outside of projects.
- Added the ability to name/rename “User Kit” presets.
- Code is more maintainable, elegant, efficient, and simplified.
- I/O code debugged.
- Presets and program settings are now hard-coded into program (in case of resets).
Adam Monroe’s Beats is available for purchase for the introductory price of $35 USD.
More information: Adam Monroe / Adam Monroe’s Beats
Adam Monroe Music has launched Adam Monroe’s Theremin, a virtual theremin instrument for Windows.
Looking for a low priced theremin sound? Adam Monroe’s Theremin is a virtual instrument VST plugin for Windows operating systems, featuring controllable vibrato, portamento, reverb, and chorus effects. Plugs right into popular DAWS like Cubase, Ableton, Sonar, Reaper, and Fruity Loops.
Adam Monroe’s Theremin features
- Full keyboard range.
- Controllable vibrato/volume via pitch/mod wheels.
- Low memory footprint (around 12 MB).
- Reverb and chorus effects.
The plug-in is available for Windows (VST) for the introductory price of $15 USD.
More information: Adam Monroe / Theremin
Adam Monroe Music has released Adam Monroe’s Upright Bass, an upright bass instrument plugin and sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Adam Monroe’s Upright Bass was sampled from a real upright bass player and features round robin, 10 note velocity, slide up and slide down patches, and slap percussion. This is a 24 bit, 44.1 kHz bass sample library available as a Windows VST Plugin or Kontakt Library.
Adam Monroe’s Upright Bass features
- Nearly 2 GB of sample data, 24-bit/44.1 kHz samples.
- Low memory usage (less than 100 MB).
- Trigger slides up/down to major and minor thirds using the pitch wheel.
- 2 and 1/2 octave range.
- Trigger a percussive slap patch using the sustain pedal.
The Upright Bass for Windows (VST) and Kontakt is available for purchase for the introductory price of $15 USD.
More information: Adam Monroe Music / Upright Bass
Adam Monroe Music has released a Mac OS X version of Honky Tonk Piano and updated the Windows version to 2.0.
Adam Monroe’s Honky Tonk piano is an instrument/sample library that is designed to replicate the full range and “honky” sound of a vintage chickering upright piano.
Changes in Honky Tonk Piano v2.0
- Added a GUI pop-up window that tells a user how many samples have been loaded.
- Added multi-threading and a “Buffer For” switch. Dramatically improves playback on slower systems.
- Eliminated the need for sample data to exist in VST directory.
- Fixed problem with audio “pops” when holding down notes until their end.
- Optimized slow c++ code (dynamic lists) down to optimized C code (static arrays) and optimized buffering code.
- Wave file buffers are now properly freed when closing plugin.
- Eliminated 100MB deallocation memory leak.
- Eliminated the need for sample data to exist in VST directory, a user can now place samples anywhere and the VST will ask for their location.
Honky Tonk Piano (VST/AU/Kontakt) is available for purchase for $20 USD.
More information: Adam Monroe Music / Honky Tonk Piano
Adam Monroe Music has released Adam Monroe’s Beats, a drum sample library and MIDI beats collection instrument plug-in for Windows.
Adam Monroe’s Beats features
- 30 fully customizable virtual drum kit presets featuring 37 snares, 27 bass drums, and 22 toms.
- 10 layer velocity, 3 note round-robin, with both left and right sides of the drum (s) recorded.
- Over five gigs of sampled drum sounds.
- The ability to edit and save every preset, and change every part of the kit.
- Drag-and-drop functionality for MIDI Beats and Fills. Audition beats with the click of a button.
- Load samples at 16 or 24-bit depth, and 44.1 or 48 kHz sample rates.
- Panning and volume controls for every individual part of the kit.
- Reverb, Delay, Phaser, and Equalization effects.
- MIDI note reassignment with the ability to detect notes.
The plug-in is currently available for Windows (VST), priced at $50 USD. A Mac version is coming.
More information: Adam Monroe Music / Adam Monroe’s Beats
Adam Monroe Music has released Honky Tonk Piano, a virtual piano instrument for Windows. Adam Monroe Music has released Adam Monroe’s Honky Tonk Piano, a 32/64-bit VST Instrument/Plug-in for Windows that offers a piano voice … read more