XLN Audio Vintage Dry AD2 ADPAK - Virtual Drum Kit (Download)

XLN Audio Vintage Dry AD2 ADPAK - Virtual Drum Kit (Download)

XLN Audio Vintage Dry AD2 ADPAK - Virtual Drum Kit (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • Authentic '70s Studio Drums
  • Fat, Dry, Crisp Sound
  • 30 Production Ready Presets
  • Powered by Addictive Drums 2
  • Standalone
  • Audio Units, AAX Native, VST
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
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The Vintage Dry AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit that was authentically created to bring back the sounds of 1970s rock, disco, funk and any style that relied on a solid backbeat. A 1968 Ludwig Silver Sparkle kit from Studio INGRID was modified, tuned and dampened using authentic 70s methods - the kick was stuffed with a pillow and a large sheet of felt, newspaper was taped to the snare heads, and more felt sheets were pinned to the toms.

For further authenticity, only microphones from the 1960-70s (Coles, Neumann, Sennheiser and Bang & Olufsen) were used, all processed through the studio's vintage API console resulting in drums that are dry, fat and crisp.

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.

Kit Details

Kick
20 x 16" Ludwig Silver Sparkle
22 x 16" Sonor Phonic
Snare
14 x 5" Ludwig Supraphonic 400
14 x 6.5" Sonor Phonic
Toms
12 x 8" Ludwig Silver Sparkle
13 x 9" Ludwig Silver Sparkle
16 x 16" Ludwig Silver Sparkle (low tuned)
16 x 16" Ludwig Silver Sparkle (high tuned)
Cymbals
15" Zildjian K Hi-Hat
18" Zildjian Thin Crash
19" Zildjian K Dark Medium Thin Crash
21" Sabian Signature Hot Ride
22" Sabian HH Extra Thin Crash
Extras
Hands (Clap, Snap and Lap)

Addictive Drums 2 Enhancements

Sound Shaping
  • 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 Creation
  • 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
Workflow
  • 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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System Requirements For plug-in use host software that supports Audio Units, AAX Native or VST plug-in formats

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