XLN Audio has released Latin Afro, a new MIDI Pak featuring live recorded MIDI grooves.
Let the rhythm take you away to a warmer place, where troubles are far away and the bar has happy hour, every hour.
The Latin Afro MIDI Pak is a unique mix of the rhythms of Latin America and the Afro Beat culture. Included are 220 live recorded MIDI grooves in both 6/8 and 4/4 time signatures, in different feels, tempos and lengths.
Recorded by groove expert Måns Block (Damn, Timbuktu, Amanda Jenssen etc), these MIDI grooves and beats range from Samba and Salsa to Songo and Afro Funk.
The Latin Afro MIDI Pak is available to purchase for $25 USD / 23 EUR.
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XLN Audio has announced the release of Reel Machines, a new ADpak for the Addictive Drums virtual instrument.
Reel Machines is an electro injection for Addictive Drums featuring five full electronic kits from the eighties. All samples were recorded on analog tape using mint condition drum machines and modules.
Reel Machines features a plate reverb and real room ambience. Allowing you to go from raw electronic sounds to larger than life monster machines of the past.
Included is a collection of presets in electronic styles ranging from eighties pop to house, dubstep, drum & bass and techno. All included presets come with sets of matching beats for quick and easy groove construction.
The Reel Machines ADpak is available to purchase for 59 EUR / $59 USD. A bundle of Addictive Drums and Reel Machines is available for 269 EUR / $279 USD.
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XLN Audio has released the Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak, a sample pack for Addictive Drums.
Many would agree that the snare drum is the heart of the drumkit. It is the center and the main character. Change the snare drum and you will change the overall sound of your kit.
With the Sonor Designer Series Snare – Kitpiece Pak you will have an additional character in your lineup! And what a character it is. With a depth of 6″ and a lower tuning this Sonor Designer Series Snare is the deepest sounding snare we have released so far. With its maple wood body it has a very warm and balanced tone suitable for a wide range of music styles. This specimen was made in the US during the mid 90s in Sonors world class drum shop. We recorded it in the large rich studio room of 301 Studios in Stockholm which gives you the flexibility to mix it really big or strip it down.
Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak features
- Sampled snare drum: Sonor Designer 14×6″
- Played with sticks
- Recorded at Studios 301, Stockholm
- Room size: 99m2 / 1065 square feet
The Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak is available to purchase as a download for 10 EUR / $10 USD.
More information: XLN Audio / Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak
XLN Audio has released Sloppy Grooves, a collection of MIDI grooves for Addictive Drums.
Society tells you you have to be perfect. You have to be on top, accomplish what everybody else can not accomplish, make no mistakes, strive for perfection. Hard honest work is what defines a persons character. But what ever happened to stepping back, getting lazy and lowering your standards?
This is what the Sloppy Grooves MIDI Pak is all about. Included is 100+ Pop/Rock orientated, not perfect but oh so groovey grooves recorded by a far from perfect drummer. Every beat has a number of variations such as ride, hihat, sidestick and specials for you to choose from.
So sit back in your comfy chair and start making music!
Sloppy Grooves is available to purchase for $12 USD / €12 EUR.
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XLN Audio has released Ballad Grooves, a new MIDI Pak for Addictive Drums.
Light the candles, slip into something more comfortable and start producing heart breaking classics in no time with the Ballad Grooves MIDI Pak! Included are 120 MIDI files divided between 15 different Ballad Grooves in different tempos and feels, all recorded live by a drummer. Grooves in both 4/4 and 6/8 are included.
The Ballad Grooves comes with seven different variations, for example hihat, ride, sidestick, tambourine specials etc. With these grooves you will be able to create your own complete ballad drumtracks in a couple of minutes and of course you can use the grooves with any drums or presets in Addictive Drums.
Note: Tambourines are included in Retro and the Modern Jazz – Brushes ADpaks. If you do not have any of these ADpaks the tambourine variations will be played with a cowbell sound instead.
The Ballad Grooves MIDI Pak is available to purchase for $12 USD / 12 EUR.
More information: XLN Audio / Ballad Grooves