Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the official release of Strum Acoustic Session for Mac OS X and Windows. Also, in celebration of their 10th anniversary, AAS is offering some very special offers (see below).
Based on the physical modeling synthesis engine of the Professional Series Strum Acoustic GS-1, Strum Acoustic Session is a simple and straightforward instrument reproducing nylon and steel acoustic guitars. Strum Acoustic Session includes an elaborate voicing module which automatically voices chords played on the keyboard as a guitar player would on the fretboard. Strumming and picking actions are reproduced by an auto-strum function, special strumming keys or MIDI loops. An EQ and a reverb module complete the package.
"Strum Acoustic Session is an easy-to-use and versatile tool for keyboardists who need to create acoustic guitar tracks," said Marc-Pierre, CEO of AAS. "This new Session Series instrument is the perfect solution for musicians who don't need the extra programmability of the Professional Series version but still need its capability to reproduce the playing technique of guitar players."
Pricing and Availability
Strum Acoustic Session is available now direct from the AAS web store for $99. Strum Acoustic Session runs on Mac OS X and Windows as a standalone application as well as in host sequencers supporting the VST, Audio Units, and RTAS plug-in formats.
Ten Years of Physical Modeling
Strum Acoustic Session FREE
All of registered users of AAS products will receive Strum Acoustic Session free of charge. If you are a registered user, you should have received a message containing download links for the Strum Acoustic Session installers as well as a serial number. Didn't receive the email? Check your junk mail folder first, else contact AAS support.
The Modeling Collection at $349
For the price of Tassman 4 alone, you get five instruments. The Modeling Collection comprising Tassman 4, Lounge Lizard EP-3, Ultra Analog VA-1, String Studio VS-1, and Strum Acoustic GS-1 is $349 until January 5th, 2009.
30% Off the Modeling Collection upgrades
Owners of Professional and Session Series instruments can now upgrade and own the whole Professional Series for a low price.