FXpansion releases JM Essentials Vol.2 BFD Groove Pack + Half Price Expansion Sale

FXpansion JM Essentials Vol 2

FXpansion has announced the release of JM Essentials Vol.2, a new groove pack expansion for the BFD drum workstation.

JM Essentials Vol.2 is a BFD Groove pack that provides a realistic set of reggae, funk, disco, swing, rockabilly, nu-metal and punk patterns for FXpansion’s BFD2 and BFD Eco acoustic drum software instruments.

Produced by experienced composer Jacques Mathias, JM Essentials Vol.2 contains expressive patterns that offer a realistic foundation on which to build your productions. The included Grooves are ready to be used as-is or edited to your requirements and feature the convincing feel of a real drummer.

Each supplied palette features up to 50 Groove and Fill variations, with the pack containing over 1300 patterns in total. Palettes are supplied in BFD2 and BFD Eco versions.

The JM Essentials Vol.2 pack costs $39 USD / 29 EUR / £25 GBP inc VAT. It is currently 50% off as part of the January sale on expansions.

There’s never been a better time to expand your library of sounds! To celebrate the new year, selected FXpansion downloadable expansion packs are available at half-price for registered owners of BFD2, BFD Eco, DCAM: Synth Squad and Geist.

The sale includes over 40 products and is valid until 31st January 2013 at our web shop

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FXpansion releases Geist Expander: Cinematic Percussion

FXpansion Geist Expander Cinematic Percussion

FXpansion has introduced Cinematic Percussion, a new Geist Expander sample library designed for easy programming of authentic percussion parts.

Produced by vastly experienced composer Jacques Mathias, Cinematic Percussion features a wide range of latin, junk and atmospheric percussion perfect for all kinds of groove-based music and soundtrack work.

Cinematic Percussion features sounds with carefully prepared round-robin layers for high expressive potential without excessive memory usage. Loops are sliced and set up for rapid programming with ‘soft’ and ‘accented’ versions of hits alongside additional versions with subtle variations. Many sounds are also captured with different microphones for a variety of flavours to choose from without any further processing! Cinematic Percussion comes complete with a selection of pattern banks for speeding up your programming sessions.

Cinematic Percussion features

  • Geist Expander for cinematic and acoustic percussion.
  • Over 4900 WAV samples.
  • Over 1300 RX2 loops.
  • 315 Engine presets.
  • 12 Kit presets.
  • 755 Pad presets.

The Cinematic Percussion expander is available to purchase for $49 USD/39 EUR/£34 GBP inc VAT.

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FXpansion introduce BFD Groove Pack: JM Essentials Vol.1

FXpansion BFD Groove Pack: JM Essentials Vol.1

FXpansion has announced the release of JM Essentials Vol.1, a BFD Groove Pack produced by vastly experienced composer Jacques Mathias.

JM Essentials Vol.1 contains varied, expressive patterns that cover genres such as rock, hard rock, alt-rock, heavy metal, trash metal and pop-punk. Authentic and very musical, the Grooves are bursting with the human feel of a real drummer.

JM Essentials Vol.1 features

  • 50 Groove and Fill variations in each palette.
  • Over 1300 patterns in total.
  • Stunningly realistic rock, metal and pop-punk Grooves.
  • Palettes supplied in BFD2 and BFD Eco versions.

JM Essentials Vol.1 is available to purchase for £25 GBP/29 EUR/$39 USD.

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