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Posted in news
on Dec 05, 2011
Time+Space has announced the December Drumming Deals, a number of limited time promotions for Toontrack Music products.
Toontrack has become renowned for setting the standard when it comes to drum software, reaping awards and great acclaim from musicians and producers across the globe.
Launching today, we are pleased to offer the following great deals across a range of Toontrack titles for the duration of December!
December Drumming Deals features
- Superior Drummer 2 – With its excellent sounding sample-engine, it’s phenomenal realistic room sounds and its unrivaled extensive feature-list, Superior Drummer 2.0 truly sets the industry standard in contemporary digital Drum production. Was £219.00 / €259 – December price £173.00 / €199.00.
- EZdrummer – A multi-microphone drum sampler designed for musicians and producers in need of a compact, affordable, easy to handle plug-in without compromising sound quality or control. Was £98.95 / €119 – December price £58.95 / €69.95.
- SDX expansion packs – Created for use with Superior Drummer 2, SDX expansion packs give users additional kits in a wide range of genres. The following SDXs are included in this offer: SDX Lost New York Studios, SDX The Metal Foundry, SDX Custom & Vintage, SDX Music City. Was £127.00 / €159 – December price £85.95 / €98.95.
The offers end 31st December, 2011.
More information: Toontrack December Drumming Deals
, Morgan Ågren
, Roy Wooten
, samples and sound libraries
Posted in news
on Oct 18, 2011
Toontrack has announced the release of Roots SDX and Roots MIDI,
Meet one of the most ambitious recordings in the history of Toontrack and with its 64 GB in total and 23 mixer channels, likely the world’s most comprehensive drum sample library to date. We are beyond proud to introduce a set of sounds that transcends the confines of a genre and rather define an era – an age of music spanning from Jazz, Blues to Hip Hop and Rock. Finally, welcome to the Toontrack family of sounds: Roots SDX.
Available separately as Roots – Sticks and Roots – Brushes, Rods & Mallets as well as a convenient bundle combining both.
Roots SDX features
- Recorded by Roy “Futureman” Wooten in Blackbird Studio Nashville, TN.
- Approximately 36 GB of raw, unprocessed sounds.
- A total of 23 separately recorded, tweakable channels available in the mixer.
- Custom MIDI included.
- Large selection of different drums and cymbals (Pearl, Gretsch, Ludwig, Zildjian, Paiste).
Toontrack has also released the Roots MIDI, the MIDI from the Roots SDX in an separate library.
Jazz/Fusion and all-around drummer genius Morgan Ågren is back with another library jam- packed with stunning performances!
The Roots SDX Bundle is available to purchase for 299 EUR. The individual Sticks and Brushes, Rods & Mallets packs are 159 EUR each. Roots MIDI is priced 25 EUR.
More information: Toontrack / Roots SDX / Roots MIDI
Toontrack has released Music City Presets – Miles McPherson, a collection of presets for the Music City USA SDX expansion for Superior Drummer 2.
Who better to have a go at designing a pack of custom presets for the much praised Music City USA SDX™ than session drummer, songwriter/producer and Music City native himself – Nashville’s own Miles McPherson? To little surprise, he proved that Nashville isn’t just about country – it rocks. Heavily!
Miles’ presets will work perfectly for any track leaning towards the heavier side of the rock spectrum and prove once again that carefully and meticulously recorded drums combined with the powerful built-in tools in Superior Drummer® know no boundaries – they can adapt and transform beyond any preconceived genre.
Music City Presets – Miles McPherson is available to purchase for 12 EUR / $15 USD.
More information: Toontrack / Music City Presets – Miles McPherson
Time+Space has announced a limited time Superior Drummer 2.0 crossgrade discount for EZdrummer users.
Superior Drummer 2.0 gives you the power to tweak and customize your tracks in greater detail with an advanced mixer functionality that includes total bleed control, bussing capabilities and built in FX such as 5 band EQ, highpass and lowpass filter, gate, compressor and transient.
Superior 2.0 also delivers an integrated groove player plus ‘Midi Nodes’ – a feature that allows you to stack instruments on top of each other and customise your mapping – all within an easy-to-use interface.
And it doesn’t stop there. Superior 2.0 users can benefit from the endless possibilities presented by a terrific choice of EZX and SDX expansion packs, not to mention great value downloadable midi packs and the S2.0 Producer Presets series.
Last but not least, cross grading means you end up with two multi-award winning drum samplers in your plug-in collection!
The Superior Drummer 2.0 crossgrade for EZdrummer users is available for £95.40 GBP / 113.40 EUR until 30th September 2011. Available from timespace.com and authorised dealers.
More information: Time+Space
Toontrack has released Custom & Vintage and N.Y. Vol. 2 Presets by Chris Pitman.
Multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, songwriter, sound designer, programmer and conceptual artist Chris Pitman (Guns N’ Roses, Lusk, Replicants, Tool) has turned the Custom & Vintage SDX and the New York Studios Vol. 2 SDX inside out and come up with a collection of presets that is simply mind blowing and widely useful on any kind of rock track.
“I focused mainly on an old school drum sound, not because it’s old, but because a lot of bands incorporate this into their mix and because it’s timeless”, Chris comments.
Both preset collections are available to purchase for 12 EUR / $15 USD each.
More information: Toontrack
Toontrack has announced the release of Music City Presets – Mitch Allen, a collection of presets for the Music City SDX expansion for Superior Drummer 2.0.
Get songwriter, producer and avid Toontrack user Mitch Allan’s (Daughtry, Faith Hill, Backstreet Boys) take on how to best tweak the Music City SDX for it to sit perfectly in a mix. Mitch also knows that quick results and great sounds is key when writing.
“I find that most songwriters are not engineers, so you have to get good sounds as fast as possible and I’m hoping that my presets will be the fastest way for you to get that sound you want – right there at your fingertips”, Mitch says.
Music City Presets – Mitch Allen is available to purchase for 12 EUR.
More information: Toontrack / Music City Presets – Mitch Allen