Steinberg has announced the released of the Songwriter Essentials expansion pack, a collection of Acoustic Agent Styles created exclusively by expert sound designers, instantly accessible through the Style Player of Groove Agent.

Steinberg Songwriter Essentials

Spanning a variety of percussive patterns tailored to the needs of singer-songwriters, Songwriter Essentials combines folk-drumming with a wider range of influences rooted in American culture.

Available for the Acoustic Agent drum kits of Steinberg’s award-winning Groove Agent 4 drum software and the Groove Agent SE 4 plug-in included in latest versions of Cubase, Songwriter Essentials features ten Styles with a variety of intros, main grooves, fills and endings that cover different tempos and time signatures.

“Songwriter Essentials is about honesty: its clear rhythmic structure is a source of inspiration, laying the groundwork for sincere song writing,” says Senior Marketing Manager Matthias Quellmann.

Songwriter Essentials features

  • 10 Songwriter Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4.
  • Each Style is featured in a VST preset and comes with a dedicated mixer setting.
  • Grooves cover different tempi and time signatures.
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills.
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions.

Songwriter Essentials is exclusively available as download through the Steinberg Online Shop for 24.99 EUR, including German VAT.

More information: Steinberg / Songwriter Essentials