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MESA+ releases WDK (Wave Drum Kits)


MESA+ has released WDK (Wave Drum Kits), a new drum sound library for Ableton Live.

WDK was created from the ground up to work exclusively with Ableton Live – the revolutionary music software used by DJs, musicians, and producers around the globe. Transient, synthetic timbres were forged into the WDK sound set, creating an exciting and versatile library suitable for a wide range of electronic music styles. WDK takes full advantage of the sound engine from Sampler – Ableton’s advanced sampling instrument. A carefully designed waveform is the foundation for each drum sound in the WDK sound library. As each waveform is played back as an oscillator within Sampler, further sculpting of the tone is achieved through Sampler’s sound design functions and Ableton’s powerful built-in effects.

The result? A staggering 700 drum and percussion sounds crafted into unique and expressive Instrument Racks. MESA+ sound designers gave special attention to developing Instrument Racks with the capability of producing new and different timbres that vary greatly from the original sound. Expertly programmed macro knobs in each Instrument Rack allow WDK users to quickly customize the drum sound to their own tastes.

The Instrument Racks in the WDK library have been constructed into 40 distinct Drum Racks, each rack loaded with 22 pads. The grouping arrangement of the Drum Rack pads is consistent, allowing for perfect compatibility with the 150 MIDI clips included in the WDK library. These useful and inspiring clips can be freely interchanged with any of the WDK Drum Racks to create new and original combinations for fresh compositions and hot remixes.

WDK (Wave Drum Kits) features

  • 138 Waveforms.
  • 700 electronic drum and percussion sounds.
  • 40 Drum Racks.
  • 150 Drum Clips.
  • Compatible with Ableton Live 7 and Live 8 (including LE versions!).
  • Download size 135 mb.

WDK is available for purchase for 29 EUR.

WDK Free is a free reduced version of MESA+ WDK, based on only 4 Drum Racks and containing 88 drum and percussion sounds. 16 Drum Clips are also included and they can be freely interchanged with any of the 4 Drum Racks to create new and original combinations for fresh compositions and hot remixes.

More information: MESA+

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