Toontrack releases Session Drums MIDI

Toontrack Session Drums MIDI

Toontrack has announced the release of Session Drums MIDI, a collection of MIDI drum parts by Peter Tisell.

This pack is perfect for the songwriter looking for a wide variety of basic drums for a broad spectrum of playing styles. It covers anything from mellow ballads to funky midtempo swing and straight uptempo rock, all categorized in different songs and full 4-8 bar song part blocks.

It was played by one of our favorite session drummers and longtime Toontrack collaborator Peter Tisell (formerly Fredlander). Peter, who’s known from the Monster MIDI Pack series, the Songwriters Drumpack 2, The Classic EZX as well as The Metal Foundry SDX, has an amazing sense of variation and feel.

Every great song needs a solid foundation – it all starts with the drums!

Session Drums MIDI features

  • More than 500 individually played files.
  • Categorized in different songs.
  • Full intro / verse / pre-chorus / chorus / bridge / fill sections in each song.
  • Ballad / Midtempo / Uptempo / Shuffle.
  • Swing and/or straight feel in 4/4 and 6/8.
  • Works with EZdrummer®, Superior Drummer® 2.0 (optimized for 1 kick, 1 snare, 2 toms, 1 floor-tom, 2 crash cymbals, 1 ride cymbal).

The MIDI pack is available to purchase for 25 EUR / $29 USD.

More information: Toontrack / Session Drums MIDI

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Toontrack Songwriters Drumpack 2, collection of drum MIDI files for songwriting

Toontrack Songwriters Drumpack 2

Toontrack has announced the release of Songwriters Drumpack 2, a new collection of drum MIDI files for songwriting.

Does it ever get easier than dragging and dropping a few files and have a full, pro-played drum track to an entire song laid down in virtually a minute? For any songwriter or musician, be it the professional or the enthusiast, the answer is of course no!

After the success of the first two packs in the Songwriters Drumpack series, Songwriters Drumpack and Songwriters Fillpack, Toontrack is back with another highly useful library of complete song-structure MIDI, organized as separate songs featuring several full intros, verses, pre-choruses, choruses, bridges and fills! With its undeniable ease of use and musical diversity, Songwriters Drumpack 2 is sure to lend a helping and creativity-boosting hand to your songwriting and production.

Songwriters Drumpack 2 features

  • Played by studio drummer and Toontrack veteran Peter Fredlander (who performed on Toontracks Monster MIDI Pack series).
  • More than 450 individually played files.
  • Categorized in different songs.
  • Ballad / midtempo / uptempo / shuffle songs.
  • Full 4-8 bar intro / verse / pre-chorus / chorus / bridge / fill sections & variations in each song.
  • Different meters in swing and/or straight feel.
  • Works with EZdrummer®, Superior Drummer® (optimized for 1 kick, 1 snare, 2 toms, 1 floor-tom, 2 crash-cymbals, 1 ride-cymbal).

The Songwriters Drumpack 2 is available to purchase for 15 EUR / $19 USD.

More information: Toontrack / Songwriters Drumpack 2

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Toontrack Music releases Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters

Toontrack Monster MIDI Pack 4 - Fills Odd Meters

Toontrack Music has announced the release of Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters, a new collection of MIDI files for your Toontrack Music sampler.

Toontrack is expanding the widely recognized and immensely popular Monster MIDI suite with yet another gem – the Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters!

Once again, studio drummer Peter Fredlander is back with a plethora of insanely well played and inventive fills, hierarchically organized by level of intensity and complexity, ranging in style to cover anything from laid back Pop or Country to complex Hard Rock and Metal.

This is sure to be the creative booster and go-to library for all your 5/4, 6/8, 9/8, 7/8 and 11/8 songs.

Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters features

  • More than 450 individually played files.
  • Hierarchically organized by level of intensity and complexity.
  • Short Fills and Long Fills with beats leading up to them.
  • Fills Only.
  • Straight and Swing variations in 5/4, 6/8, 9/8, 7/8 and 11/8.

Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters is available to purchase for 15 EUR.

More information: Toontrack Music / Monster MIDI Pack 4 – Fills Odd Meters

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Toontrack releases Monster MIDI Pack 2 – Odd Meters

Toontrack Monster MIDI Pack 2 - Odd Meters

Toontrack has released Monster MIDI Pack 2 – Odd Meters, a collection of MIDI files for EZdrummer and Superior Drummer.

On popular demand, Toontrack has decided to release another Monster MIDI pack, aptly named Monster MIDI Pack 2.

This time the package features Odd Meters and contains over 470 Progressive Rock MIDI files, individually played by drummer extraordinaire Peter Fredlander.

Monster MIDI Pack 2 – Odd Meters features

  • 470 Progressive Rock MIDI files.
  • Time signatures covered, in various tempos and Straight, Swing, Halftime feel: 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8 and 11/8.
  • The MIDI is divided by leading instruments and arranged in song structures for your convenience.
  • Examples of grooves covered are: Hats beats, Cymbal beats, Snares & Tom beats, Fills and Intro fills.
  • Works with EZdrummer® and Superior Drummer®, optimized for standard drum kits (1 kick, 1 snare, 2 toms, 1 floor tom, 2 crash- cymbals, 1 ride cymbal in GM mapping).

Monster MIDI Pack 2 is available for download for $19 USD / 15 EUR.

Visit Toontrack for more information and audio demos.

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