Best Service releases Voyager Drums

Related: , , , , , , , Posted in news on Mar 05, 2015 - comment 0 comments
Best Service Voyager Drums

Best Service has announced the release of Voyager Drums, a virtual drum instrument for Windows and Mac.

Voyager Drums by Best Service brings you two Power Drum Kits, recorded and edited by the maker of “Artist-Drums” and “Artist Grooves”. The punchy and powerful sound is perfect for your Pop, Rock, Jazz and Funk productions. 360 MIDI Grooves for instant use are included.

Voyager Drums has been recorded from three different microphone positions with 24 bits and 96 KHz, 5 Round Robins and 16 velocity layers in the Principal Studios near Münster, Germany. Finest equipment from SPL, API, Apogee as well as microphones by Neumann, Sennheiser, AKG, Rhode and Shure were used to achieve the best results possible. You can set individual Attack and Decay times for all three microphone positions. Since the direct signal has been recorded in mono you can set your own panorama.

Voyager Drums features

  • Yamaha Maple Custom & Yamaha Recording Custom drum kits, with Paiste Line Series cymbals.
  • 3 different instruments for each kit:
    • Full kit with direct, overhead and room microphones,
    • Overhead with direct and overhead microphones,
    • Direct microphone only.
  • Trigger Sound allows you to enhance the natural sound of the bass drum (also available for snare and toms) with synthetic drum sounds.
  • Effect Section featuring a compressor, limiter, equalizer and distortion.
  • Arranger allows you to trigger midi grooves from within Voyager Drums. Select from 5 different speed presets, each containing 48 straight grooves, 12 triplet grooves and 12 fills.
  • Best Service Engine 2 interface with easy access to all real-time performance parameters.

Voyager Drums is available for purchase for the introductory price of 79 EUR until March 15th, 2015 (MSRP 99 EUR/$99 USD/£75 GBP).

More information: Best Service / Voyager Drums

comment

Intelligent Sounds & Music updates BazzISM to v2.5.0

Related: , , , , , Posted in news on Mar 04, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Intelligent Sounds & Music has released version 2.5.0 of its BazzISM kick drum synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Intelligent Sounds & Music BazzISM

BazzISM produces the perfect KickBass for your dance tracks.

If you produce your bass-kicks building sine sweeps and EQing them you can get the same or even better results with BazzISM in seconds that took hours before.

Changes in BazzISM v2.5.0

  • Numeric input for most parameters.
  • Double size editor, optional or automatic for 4k/UHD/Retina displays.
  • Fixed: Changing parameters in Pro Tools (AAX) sometimes remote-controlled additional instances of BazzISM or even lead to a crash.
  • Fixed: Reloading a project in Pro Tools often lead to the default state.
  • Fixed: In Cubase the “Switch to B Setting” function took about a minute with VST2.

BazzISM for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for 30 EUR.

More information: Intelligent Sounds & Music

comment

Zenhiser releases Vital: Trance Kicks

Related: , , , Posted in news on Mar 03, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Zenhiser has announced the release of Vital: Trance Kicks, a collection of 300 sonically perfect kick drums for Trance, EDM & Progressive House.

Zenhiser Vital: Trance Kicks

It’s time for our Vital series to get it’s hooks into the Trance scene and what better way to start than an assault of modern Trance kicks designed to supercharge your next track. Zenhiser has produced the perfect solution for all your kick drum needs with an array of kicks crafted for Big Room, Uplift and the various sub genres of Trance. 300 sharp edged, extreme attack kicks with perfect initial clicks and enough following punch to guarantee our kicks will never be lost in your mix. The kick drum is the foundation to any track, it’s the starting point to every production and can literally make or break a track, so why not give your productions the edge they deserve.

These heavy hitting Trance kick drums are well rounded, sonically perfect bundles of bottom end thump. They are primed for the current club sound and usable in multitudes of genres. As with all our Vital series this sample pack is designed to do only one thing, and do do that bloody well, give your future tracks the kick drum quality they deserve. So if you want your drum tracks to be better than the rest grab Vital: Trance Kicks, it’s the treat your studio needs.

The sample pack is available for purchase for $35 AUD.

More information: Zenhiser / Vital: Trance Kicks

comment

Groove Monkee releases Retro Funk MIDI pack

Groove Monkee

Groove Monkee has released Retro Funk, a collection of classic funk MIDI loops from professional drummer Mike Adamo.

Arranged for easy song writing, the sets include intros, outros, grooves, variations and fills. Among the variations offered are: hat and ride variations, groove plus fill variations and extra drum fills.

The pack includes loops for BeatBuddy, the first 3rd party set of drum loops supporting the platform.

Retro Funk features

  • 560 Royalty Free MIDI Drum Loops.
  • Played by professional drummer Mike Adamo.
  • Grooves, Fills, Intros and Outros.
  • Variations: groove variations, fill variations, ride variations with and without fills.
  • 4-bar and 8-bar midi loops.
  • Formats: Addictive Drums (all), Abbey Road, BeatBuddy, BFD (all), Eco, EZdrummer (all), GM, Superior Drummer, Session Drummer, Steven Slate, Studio Drummer and many more.

Retro Funk is available for purchase for $19.95 USD.

More information: Groove Monkee / Retro Funk

comment

Wave Alchemy releases free MFB Tanzbar sample pack

Wave Alchemy

Wave Alchemy has announced the release of a pack of free MFB Tanzbar drum samples.

As a special thank you to our loyal customers and followers, we would like to offer you an exclusive FREE drum sample pack courtesy of the Wave Alchemy team…

Included are 68 powerful analogue drum samples, each carefully crafted with a MFB Tanzbar drum machine, and tastefully processed on a sound-by-sound basis using our extensive collection of high-end hardware processors and sound shaping tools…

Expect to find lush claps, characterful bass drums, punchy analogue snares, fuzzy toms, crispy percussion, 5 pre-mapped drum kits for Battery, Kontakt, NN-XT, Halion & SFZ, as well as a 20% discount coupon, usable towards your next order at www.wavealchemy.co.uk!

The pack is a free download at Wave Alchemy.

More information: Wave Alchemy / MFB Tanzbar sample pack

comment

More posts that match this tag

The Loop Loft Weekend Specials – Save up to 75%

The Loop Loft has launched a new Weekend Special, offering up to 75% off its sample libraries. The weekend is here and we have 5 incredible deals (for the next 72 hours). Save 75% on … read more

Spunkface Samplers releases Warehouse Techno Drums

Spunkface Samplers has launched Warehouse Techno Drums, a sample pack featuring a collection of drum loops and samples. Warehouse Techno Drums is packed full of drum loops that are guarantied to get the foundations of … read more

Plugin Alliance releases Drumatom 2 & Drumatom Player

Plugin Alliance has announced the release of Drumatom 2, a major upgrade to the world’s first microphone leakage suppression tool for multichannel drum recordings. The drumatom2 application provides faster analysis (25-50% faster depending on CPU … read more

Outbound link: Plugin Alliance / Drumatom – Related: , , , , , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 24, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Rhythmic Robot releases free PanaRhythm for Kontakt + 33% off sale

Rhythmic Robot has announced the release of PanaRhythm, a free snare drum instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt. PanaRhythm is sampled from a tiny analogue Panasonic drum machine we found at a car boot sale. … read more

Loopmasters releases Synth Explorer – TR-505

Loopmasters has launched Synth Explorer – TR-505, a twisted collection of beats and drum shots from the often overlooked Roland TR505 drum machine. This edition of Vintage Explorer features loop and one shot samples covering … read more

Loops de la Crème releases Eclectic Kicks sample pack

Loops de la Crème has announced the release of Eclectic Kicks, a sample pack featuring a new collection of 105 essential kick drum one-shots. All kicks are organised in 7 categories (gritty, retro, layered, extra … read more

Outbound link: Loops de la Crème / Eclectic Kicks – Related: , , Posted in news on Feb 20, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Sonic Elements releases KICKS Tops & Bottoms Vol 1

Sonic Elements has announced the release of KICKS Tops & Bottoms Volume 1, a collection of kick drum samples. KICKS Tops and Bottoms Volume 1 is designed to provide an affordable quick solution to construct … read more

Sample Magic releases Ableton Analogue Drum Racks

Sample Magic has announced the release of Ableton Analogue Drum Racks, a collection of 10 analogue-sourced drum racks for dance music production. For the latest in our Ableton series we are proud to present this … read more

Hinton & Fairchild updates BIGROOMKIXSYNTH to v1.2

Hinton & Fairchild has released version 1.2 of BIGROOMKIXSYNTH, a free synthesizer instrument specifically created for making kick drums and bass drums. It uses no samples only 100% synthesis to achieve a thick meaty UMPH … read more

Outbound link: Hinton & Fairchild / BIGROOMKIXSYNTH – Related: , , , , Posted in news on Feb 17, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Drumdrops intros Gretsch 1960s Round Badge Soul Kit BFD Pack

Drumdrops has announced that it will be releasing the Gretsch 1960s Round Badge Soul Kit BFD Pack on Wednesday February 18th at 4pm GMT with a special offer. Drumdrops are excited to be releasing their … read more

Chokehold releases Dark VX Kick free plugin

Chokehold has launched Dark VX Kick, a free sampled kick drum instrument featuring 4 velocity layers, round-robins and a lot of flexibility. The samples on the “DRY” channel aren’t quite “dry”, they were processed by … read more

Outbound link: Chokehold – Related: , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 16, 2015 - comment 0 comments

The Drum Broker releases 12 Bit Soul 2 sample pack

The Drum Broker has launched 12 Bit Soul 2, a new sample pack by Divided Souls Productions. Twelve Bit Soul Vol. 2 picks up where the first installment left off by taking you on a … read more

Steinberg launches Valentine’s Day Sale

Steinberg has announced its Valentine’s Day Sale, offering up to 44% off on its state-of-the-heart instruments. During this weekend you can save up to 44% on HALion 5, Groove Agent 4 and The Grand 3 … read more

Outbound link: Steinberg / Valentine's Day Sale – Related: , , , , , , , Posted in news, promo on Feb 13, 2015 - comment 0 comments

Hex Loops releases EDM Drums – Ultimate

Hex Loops has announced the release of EDM Drums – Ultimate, a collection of drum samples and loops for EDM production. This sample pack contains a fantastic collection of over 700 EDM drum one shot … read more

Outbound link: Hex Loops / EDM Drums - Ultimate – Related: , , , Posted in news on Feb 12, 2015 - comment 0 comments

AntiSample releases free Kickers sample pack

AntiSample has released Kickers, a free kick drum sample pack. Kickers is a collection of 30 kick drum sounds designed from various analog synthesizers. Ideal for any production. Kickers features 24 bit 48 Khz. Perfect … read more

Outbound link: AntiSample / Kickers – Related: , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 10, 2015 - comment 0 comments