21st October 2009
XLN Audio has announced the release of the Addictive Drums 1.5 Adrenaline Update featuring full E-Drums Support, Beat Transformer, GM Support, New Beats, New Presets and more. This free update is available now for all owners of Addictive Drums v1.x.
The Addictive Drums 1.5 Adrenaline Update offers full support for your E-Drums enabling you to simply plug and play. With ready made settings for all the major E-Drum models on the market Adrenaline lets you hook up and go in a matter of minutes. All the functionality for the E-Drums Support is located in the new Map Window (pictured) where you can tweak the settings to your liking. For example you can edit the velocity control, variable hihat, positional sensing, etc.
Edit the velocity, tempo and length of the MIDI beats and grooves inside Addictive Drums with the new Beat Transformer located in the beats page. When you have made the preferred changes you simply drag and drop the beat into your host with the changes.
With General MIDI support you can use MIDI beats and grooves in the General MIDI format with Addictive Drums.
300+ New MIDI Files
The MIDI Beats and Grooves in Addictive Drums 1.5 consists of new Bread'n'Butter Beats perfect for Pop and Rock songs and new time signature beats in 5/8 and 7/8 with lots of variations, tempos and feels adding up to over 300 MIDI files.
30 New Presets
Addictive Drums 1.5 Adrenaline comes with 30+ new presets in the "Electronica", "PopRock Dry", "PopRock Medium", "PopRock Big", "Rock" and "Xperimental" categories adding to the 100+ presets originally in Addictive Drums for you to use in your music.
Save time and use the new Tomsets functionality that allows you to load up entire sets of toms with just one click. Save your own Tomset Presets and bring them up when ever you want to use them.
Addictive Drums 1.5 Adrenaline is also available as a downloadable demo version for both Windows and Mac OS X with full E-drums support. The demo does not have a time limit and features a lightweight kit with included beats, fills and presets.