4th September 2008
Submersible Music has announced the release of version 2.0 of KitCore and KitCore Deluxe, the AU/VSTi/RTAS MIDI drum instrument and groove library for Mac OS X and Windows. These tools offer songwriters grooves by famous drummers/percussionists plus their acoustic, electronic and Latin instrument sounds at a low price. Plus users can mix and match any of the 48 pad sounds to create their own custom, hybrid kits. The v2.0 upgrade is free to all KitCore and KitCore Deluxe version 1.0 owners now at submersiblemusic.com.
New Kitcore / Kitcore Deluxe v2.0 Plug-in Features
Now you can easily search and audition your KitCore grooves using the new Groove Browser. Beats, variations and fills are arranged into song-like GrooveSets for easy access by songwriters. Search for content based on drummer, musical style and "Feel" criteria (like shuffle, swing, 1/8th, 1/16th etc.). Then simply drag and drop the grooves to a track in your host application (Acid, Cubase, DP, GarageBand, Live, Logic, Pro Tools, Sonar, etc.).
Enhancements to the KitCore MIDI engine provide greater realism for drum rolls and cymbal performances. Tired of "machine gun" playback? Grab the LiveDrummer slider and bring the dynamics back into your groove.
New Kitcore / Kitcore Deluxe v2.0 Content
Drumkits and Grooves By Matt Cameron and John Tempesta
New for v2.0 are drumkits and grooves from Seattle rock/alternative legend Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam) and noted metal drummer John Tempesta (Rob Zombie, Testament, Helmet). This new content is available as a free KitPack download for all KitCore users.
About the KitCore Plug-in
KitCore and KitCore Deluxe include KitCore, the MIDI drum instrument and groove library based on the DrumCore product. KitCore allows MIDI-based musicians (on both Mac OS X and Windows) easy access to the same MIDI drumkit/percussion sounds and MIDI grooves of famous drummers found in DrumCore at an affordable price. KitCore works with all RTAS (Pro Tools), AU (Logic, Garageband, DP, Live, Tracktion) and VSTi (Acid, Cubase, Sonar, Band-in-a-Box) plug-in hosts and is GM compatible.
About the Drumkits and Grooves
KitCore and KitCore Deluxe give easy access to drumkits (acoustic and electronic), Latin percussion sounds and grooves by hit-proven players. KitCore includes 8 drumkits and over 400 MIDI files. KitCore Deluxe offers over 100 drumkits and over 3,000 MIDI files. Content is available by Ben Smith (Heart), John Bishop (Ernie Watts), Terry Bozzio (Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa). Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver), Tony Braunagel (Bonnie Raitt), Ned Douglas (Dave Stewart,), Sly Dunbar (Bob Marley), Michael Shrieve (Santana), Alan White (John Lennon, Yes), Lonnie Wilson (Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts), Zoro (Lenny Kravitz) and others. More content is available via inexpensive "KitPacks".
Upgrades and new versions of KitCore ($49) and KitCore Deluxe ($99) version 2.0 are available now via submersiblemusic.com and music software resellers worldwide. Example drum tracks can found on the Submersible website when visiting the KitCore product pages.
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