XLN Audio has announced the release of Modern Jazz – Sticks, a new ADpak for Addictive Drums.
Modern Jazz – Sticks features a beautiful Premier Gen-X kit with a Ludwig Acrolite snare along with cymbals and percussion from Sabian, Meinl and Paiste. The drums have been tuned up slightly for a modern jazz sound.
Get instant access to production styles typical for modern jazz. Tune the kit up or down, go fat or thin, stay really close or spread out with lots of ambience. Control each mic separately and combine them for your perfect sound.
Over 300 live recorded grooves and fills are included in a large range of tempos, styles and different lengths for natural variation. Use them for inspiration or to build complete tracks in minutes.
Modern Jazz – Sticks features
- 12 Piece Jazz Kit, Played With Sticks
- 300 Live Recorded Rhythms
- 30 Crisp Production Presets
Modern Jazz – Sticks is available for purchase for 59 EUR / $59 USD.
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XLN Audio has released Modern Jazz – Brushes, an ADpak (expansion pack) for Addictive Drums, the virtual drum instrument for Windows and Mac.
This ADpak features a beautiful Premier Gen-X drum set and a mint condition Ludwig Acrolite snare drum famous for its rich sound and tone. The drums have been tuned up slightly for a Modern Jazz sound. With a setup of some of the finest cymbals on the market this kit gives you everything you need for your jazz drum tracks.
With brushes it’s all about feeling and nuances. RealSweep allows you to make accents in the sweeps without interupting the sweep motion. You can also stop the sweep at any time for pauses. This gives you extremely realistic circle motions and an irresistible groove!
In the included rhythms you’ll find a section featuring realistic brush sweep grooves putting the RealSweep technology to good use!
Modern Jazz – Brushes features
- 12 Piece Jazz Kit, Played With Brushes.
- RealSweep Technology.
- 350 Live Recorded Rhythms.
- 30 Clean & Natural Jazz Presets.
Modern Jazz – Brushes is available for purchase for 59 EUR / $59 USD.
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XLN Audio has released Rock Songs, a MIDI Pak containing 200 MIDI files in 30 songs, adding up to over 1400 bars of addictive beats and grooves.
All the beats and grooves are played by a real drummer for that utimate live feel. Get rocking with 4-on-the-floor rock or slow it down with a ballad. It is all in this pak!
All of the songs are divided into different parts, intro, verse, bridge, chorus and middle8, so you can find the kind you are looking for. Different time signatures and tempos are also featured.
Whether you are a beginner enthusiast or a professional producer this MIDI Pak has something for you!
The Rock Songs MIDI Pak is available for download for 18 EUR / $25 USD.
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XLN Audio has released Woofer Wonderland, a free sample pack for Addictive Drums.
Santa’s got groove this year! For everyone out there who is dreaming of a new kitpiece, looking forward to some bread n butter, a christmas tune and longing for some new christmas presets, this is our gift to you
Woofer Wonderland features
- DW Collectors Sub Woofer Bass Drum 22”x20” — This monster kick was recorded with a woofer-extension for greater depth and punch, perfect for heavier drum tracks, but it also works great for pop, rock and funk.
- 30 Presets — The new presets come in many different styles and sounds, varying from small to big, from rock to funk.
- 170 MIDI Grooves
- 15 Bread n Butter beats recorded in different tempos and feels for all of you who like to keep it simple. Each beat comes with six variations.
- 40 Buildups in different arrangments and tempos, great for intros.
- 20 Tom grooves in different variations and tempos.
Woofer Wonderland is available as a free download (Addictive Drums v1.1 required).
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XLN Audio has released Retro ADpak, the first ADpak expansion for Addictive Drums and features three classic Ludwig drum sets from the 60s and 70s with cymbals from Paiste and Sabian.
The drums were recorded in Studios 301 Stockholm in a big recording room with a rich ambience. Retro expands the Addictive Drums library and allows you to mix and match between the original drums and the new vintage kits. Retro also includes cowbells, tambourines and hand claps.
Retro is great for a vintage sound with presets inspired by classic songs. But you can also use the modern presets for an up-to-date sound full of character. Or turn to the RetroMental soundbank for a chance to hear the Ludwig kits like you’ve never heard them before. With the Retro ADpak you get over 1300 midi loops and 70 presets that will get you groovin’ in Motown, banging your head to booming heavy Rock, and tunin’ out to psychedelic Rock’n'Roll!
Retro ADpak features
- 3 Ludwig Kits – 60s Pop Kit / Heavy 70s Kit / Vistalite Kit
- 70+ Presets – Clean Kits / Heavy Rock / Modern / Motown / PopRock / RetroMental
- 1300+ MIDI Files – 60s Rock Grooves / Heavy Rock Grooves / Motown Beats / Motown Swing Beats / Rock’n'Roll Grooves
Retro ADpak costs $149.95 and is available in stores now.
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XLN Audio has released version 1.1. of Addictive Drums, the complete drum production studio plug-in for Windows and Mac.
XLN Audio Addictive Drums – Heavy 70s Kit (Retro ADpak)
New features in v1.1:
- Support for ADpaks
- Multiple outputs in Logic 8
- Cowbell slot renamed Xtra and is now used for various percussion instruments
- Minor bugfixes
Retro ADpak, the first ADpak (Addictive Drums expansion pack) has been announced as well.
Retro ADpak features three classic Ludwig drum sets from the 60s and 70s with cymbals from Paiste and Sabian. The drums were recorded in Studios 301 Stockholm in a big recording room with a rich ambience. Retro expands the Addictive Drums library and allows you to mix and match between the original drums and the new vintage kits. Retro also includes cowbells, tambourines and hand claps.
Retro ADpak includes
- 3 Ludwig Kits: 60s Pop Kit / Heavy 70s Kit / Vistalite Kit
- 70+ Presets: Clean Kits / Heavy Rock / Modern / Motown / PopRock / RetroMental
- 1300+ MIDI Files: 60s Rock Grooves / Heavy Rock Grooves / Motown Beats / Motown Swing Beats / Rock’n'Roll Grooves
Retro ADpak will be shipping in mid december (price TBA).
Visit XLN Audio for more information and a link to download a demo of Addictive Drums.