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Rayzoon releases ‘Mark’ drummer model for Jamstix 2

Rayzoon 'Mark' for Jamstix 2

Rayzoon has released Mark, a new drummer model for Jamstix 2, the advanced virtual drummer VST instrument for Windows PC.

This drummer model makes full use of all that the Jamstix 2 engine has to offer. Try this: load the ’8th Rock’ style with the ‘Machine’ drummer. Listen to a few bars and then select ‘Mark’. Enjoy the difference!

As you know, our drummer models are not endorsed by actual human drummers with the same first name as the model. However, the inspiration for this model is an actual drummer whose powerful and intricate style of playing inspired many drummers in the 80s. We hope this model, while falling far short of the wide range of his capabilities, can nevertheless pay hommage to this artist.

Mark for Jamstix 2 features

  • Groove alteration, such as skip kick and hihat dynamics as well as snare/hihat redirection to toms.
  • Extensive range of accents, including complex hihat techniques and special downbeat accents.
  • Snare marching groove elements.
  • Wide range of unique fill elements.

Mark is available as a free download for all Jamstix customers.

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Rayzoon updates Jamstix to v2.5.1

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Rayzoon Jamstix v2.1

Rayzoon has released version 2.5.1 of Jamstix, an advanced virtual drummer VST instrument for Windows PC.

This ground-breaking virtual drummer VSTi runs synchronized with your sequencer and features in-depth real-time modeling of various styles as well as human drummers with their own habits, accents and fill characteristics. Together, they can create thousands and thousands of realistic drum performances, each one editable down to the last hit thanks to the built-in limb-centric bar editor.

Changes in Jamstix v2.3.1

  • fixed a bug causing data not to be saved to the host anymore after composing fill with either snare or tom focus being zero.
  • fixed freezing when right-clicking on brain controls to assign MIDI controller.
  • fixed MIDI export and drag-&-drop always using channel 1.
  • fixed problems when trying to preview drum kits with a Jamcussion kit already being loaded.
  • fixed MIDI LEARN mode not writing to selected brain (drums or percussion).
  • fixed incorrect bongo/conga mapping in ‘Map GM’ mode.
  • fixed ‘No 16th Shuffling’ fill option not saving correctly to project file.
  • fixed internal sounds not playing under certain circumstances.
  • kit editor sound edit groupings are now remembered for the duration of the session.
  • improved MIDI import in EZX Percussion mode.
  • improved fill focus behavior with snare or tom knob at zero.
  • MIDI LEARN now works in bar preview mode as well.
  • all actions that lead to a skipped event now display the reason in the status bar when the mouse is moved over the event in the bar editor.
  • double-clicking on empty cell in the bar editor now adds the most common sound for the limb.
  • double-clicking on used cell in the bar editor now removes the event.
  • added ‘Start Crash’ option to the fill controls to add a crash cymbal on the last heavy tick before the fill.
  • added ini option ‘REAPERBypass’ to suppress any data save to REAPER unless the CTRL key is depressed. This should only be used if a user is annoyed by delays caused when REAPER continually asks Jamstix for the save data.

Jamstix 2 is available for Windows PC for $99 USD. A demo version can be found here.

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Rayzoon releases Jamcussion

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Rayzoon Jamcussion

Rayzoon has released Jamcussion, a percussion add-on for Jamstix 2.

It is the most complex Jamstix expansion that we have developed so far. Not only does it add a wide range of percussive sounds and new style and player models but it also expands the interface of Jamstix 2 to allow the simulation of three dedicated percussionists, complete with separate bar, song and kit editing.

Jamcussion features

  • Expands the Jamstix interface and A.I. with 3 new percussionists.
  • Features its own kit editor, bar editor and brain elements.
  • 35 percussion instruments covering a wide range of styles and locales.
  • Adds 12 new instrument slots to the Jamstix kit concept.
  • 26 styles modeling West-African, Latin, Modern and even Middle-Eastern rhythms.
  • Two percussionist player models.
  • 11 percussion kits, including African, Latin, Darbuka and Udu kits.
  • 7 quickstart songs.
  • Can be used with the Jamstix A.I., e-drumkits or traditionally via MIDI by the host.

Rayzoon Jamcussion is available now for $69 USD.

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Rayzoon releases BonzoPak

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Rayzoon BonzoPak

Rayzoon has released BonzoPak, a new drum kit expansion for Jamstix.

Do you remember the big fat sound from the master’s kit in the 70s? Have you ever wondered what the ‘John’ model in Jamstix would sound like with such a kit? Well, wonder no more because BonzoPak adds it to your Jamstix sound palette!

BonzoPak features

  • 990MB of Ludwig Maple drums and Paiste 2002 cymbals.
  • Up to seven velocity layers with three alternate hits per layer.
  • Five degrees of hihat openness.
  • Recorded in a 17′ high room for massive (but always adjustable) ambience.
  • Includes stick-played kit as well as a mallet-played kits.
  • Single output and multi-output kits with ready-to-go Jamstix EQ and compression settings.
  • Can be used with any other Jamstix 2 style, e-drumkits or traditionally via MIDI by the host.
  • Includes 10 new Jamstix styles modeled after famous rhythms of the 70s.

Rayzoon BonzoPak has an introductory price of #39 USD (normal price $49 USD).

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Rayzoon updates Jamstix to v2.2

Rayzoon Jamstix v2.1

Rayzoon has released version 2.2 of Jamstix, a virtual drummer VSTi plug-in for Windows PC.

This update provides new functionality, many enhancements as well as several bug fixes.

Changes in v2.2

  • Added ‘LEARN’ button to bar editor, which allows live translation of drum data received at the MIDI input into bar editor events.
  • The maximum number of parts has been raised from 18 to 72 and new arrow buttons have been added to the song sheet to scroll through them.
  • Added new bar menu item ‘Turn Groove Into A Style’, which automates the steps normally needed to do this (saving bar, loading Import style, loading saved bar).
  • Added BFD2 kit.
  • Added ‘Options’ menu to drum module mode with auto-bell (ride notes at full velocity are switched to ride bell) and auto-cymbal options (alternates Crash 1 notes among all available cymbals). These options are great for e-drum kits that have single-zone rides and a small number of cymbals pads.
  • Improved voice reduction logic.
  • Added new quickstart songs for working with groove import, Jamstix Classic and full manual mode.
  • Tons of other improvements and fixes.

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Rayzoon releases Metalpak for Jamstix 2

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Rayzoon Metalpak

Rayzoon has released Metalpak, a Jamstix 2 expansion featuring a metal kit with 5 new styles and 6 new drummers.

Metalpak features

  • Modern Metal Kit Sound
    • brand-new 275MB kit using Gretsch Renown Maple drums and AA/AAX cymbals.
    • aggressive hats, tight and punchy kick plus an alternate Porkpie snare.
    • single output and multi-output kits with ready-to-go Jamstix EQ and compression settings.
    • can be used with any other Jamstix 2 style, e-drumkits or traditionally via MIDI by the host.
  • Five Metal Styles
    1. CUSTOM METAL – hand-edit the desired kick/snare pattern and leave the rest up to Jamstix.
    2. DIAL-A-METAL – morphs the groove from half-time all the way to 16th double-bass/quarter snares.
    3. NU METAL – perfect for mainstream nu-metal performances with simple groove controls.
    4. PROG METAL – this one can make a 4/4 sound like an odd (korny?) time signature!
    5. THRASH METAL – morphs the groove from half-time to double-time madness.

Metalpak has an introductory price of $39 until 31 december 2007 (normal price $49), and requires Jamstix 2.1.4 or higher.

Jamstix was recently updated to v2.1.4, check here for details.

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Rayzoon updates Jamstix to v2.1

Rayzoon Jamstix v2.1

Rayzoon has released version 2.1 of Jamstix, a virtual drummer VSTi plug-in for Windows PC.

Changes in v2.1

  • Greatly improved stability.
  • Interface is now skinnable and comes with a new skin of higher contrast added ‘Jamstix Classic’ style, which is reminiscent of the Jamstix 1 Rhythm Tab for those who loved programming beats with it.
  • Added ‘Add’ option to brain menu, which allows adding snare ghosts, several percussion elements and a groove importer to any style.
  • Tons of other additions and fixes.

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Rayzoon releases Jamstix 2

Rayzoon has released Jamstix 2, a virtual drummer VSTi which runs synchronized with your sequencer and features in-depth real-time modeling of various styles as well as human drummers with their own habits, accents and fill characteristics.

Rayzoon Jamstix 2 screenshot
Rayzoon Jamstix 2 screenshot (click to enlarge)

Jamstix 2 is complemented by a high-quality sample player with 1.5GB of samples (XL version) as well as a VSTi subhost that can ‘drive’ your favorite drum module with the brain power and arrangement functionality of Jamstix 2.

Features

  • real-time groove composition using dedicated style and drummer modeling (not static patterns!)
  • in-depth drummer limb simulation, including triangulation of hand movements, ensures that the grooves are always humanly playable (no ten-armed drummer here)
  • advanced feel modeling includes sound-specific pocket delays, power and timing variations and can play ahead, on or behind the beat
  • real-time fill generator produces unique fills (no static patterns used!) that match the style and drummer in use
  • streamlined interface with visual drum kit for editing as well as just watching the drums play
  • part-based arranger with transition and repetition fills, liveloop technology as well as drag-&-drop MIDI export
  • limb-centric bar editor allows fine-tuning of events without need for MIDI export/editing in host
  • extensive MIDI controller mapping allows in-depth remote-control of the style, drummer and mixer.
  • built-in mixer with compressor and 3-band EQ
  • comes with 50 styles and 10 drummers, expandable via future Paks
  • built-in high-quality drum sample player with multiple velocity layers and controllable ambience
  • alternate samples remove machine-gun effect by varying sounds at the same velocity
  • sophisticated layering creates realistic sound accumulations based on drum types
  • route sounds to 4-17 stereo outputs (adjustable)
  • extensive sound library that can be expanded via expansion Paks
  • integrated VSTi sub-hosting allows usage of any VSTi drum synthesizer, such as BFD™, DFHS™, EZDrummer™ and Addictive Drums™. Combine the sounds of your favorite drum plugin with the jam power and realism of Jamstix!
  • allows creating kits that use a mix of external sounds and Jamstix 2 sounds! For example, you can built a kit that uses EZDrummer™ drums and Jamstix 2 percussion sounds and cymbals.
  • flexible key and velocity mapping
  • interactive Jamming
  • supports Your Existing MIDI grooves

Jamstix 2 costs $99, and $139 for the XL version (XL version includes DrumPak #1,DrumPak #2, BrushPak, SnarePak and ePak).
Jamstix 1 users can upgrade for $40 or $89 for the XL version, until 9/3/2007.

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