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The Black Oyster AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit delivering Ringo Starr-inspired percussion that harks back to the days of The Beatles. The kit works perfectly for anything from early 60's Motown to the psychedelic pop of the late 60's. Medium sizes and coated heads deliver a genuine pop sound that is period correct.
The kit is powered by the Addictive Drums 2 sound engine, allowing for instant loading and tweaking of drums, along with realistic performance playback, all with little CPU load. The musician-centric interface and effects provide endless possibilities for composition and sound design. Addictive Drums 2 supports most major e-drum companies like Roland, Yamaha, Alesis, and others and includes many map presets for e-drum models.
20 x 16" Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage
14 x 5" Ludwig Vintage
12" Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage
13" Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage
16" Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage
12" Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat
12" Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat with Ching-Ring
18" Paiste 2002 Crash
20" Paiste Medium Crash
21" Meinl Byzance Dark Ride
Ludwig Double Brass Tambourine
Meinl Steel Bell Medium Cowbell
Addictive Drums 2 Enhancements
Transient Shaper gives more or less "snap" to individual kit pieces or the overall drum mix
Tone Designer makes a drum sound more or less dampened, for easily adding or removing ringing
Two Delerb processors combine delay and reverb effects that are ideal for drums
"Swirl" thickening feature and advanced EQ give sound designers lots of new options
Six additional Kitpiece Slots for building kits with up to eighteen individual kit pieces
FlexiSlots let you load additional kicks, snares, hi-hats, and more
Kitpiece Linking for linking drums for a fatter sound
Specialty "Trigger" Kitpieces (sine waves, white noise and one shot drum samples) open up a world of additional sound design options
Response section for tweaking performances to fit them into a mix
Two MultiFX inserts on every channel
Four-band EQ with additional low and high cut controls
Beat Transformer for tweaking any existing rhythm to make it fit into a track and to make it unique
Grid Search system quickly finds the desired beat
Beats Browser - easily browse beats to find inspiration
Record MIDI feature saves time by recording MIDI directly from the host software into Addictive Drums 2
Noise Module adds instant character to a mix with sounds such as vinyl crackle, tape hiss and even the sound of the air-conditioning system from the Fairfax Studio
Drag'n'Drop Audio directly from the Addictive Drums 2 engine
"Sound Ideal" search system for sorting all presets from 'clean' to 'distorted' to help find the right sounds quickly
"Snapshots" makes A/B comparisons easy
CloudSync system keeps presets up to date regardless of work location
Standalone version with Tempo control makes it easy to adapt beats to specific situations
Improved copy/paste features
New presets and ExploreMaps for all user's kits
All Presets include a MIDI preview to hear the preset played as the sound designer imagined
Preview all ADpaks and MIDIpaks (even ones not owned) directly from Addictive Drums 2
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For plug-in use host software that supports Audio Units, AAX Native or VST plug-in formats