Drum Masters provide multi-track drum kits and multi-track Rex 2 grooves playable from one virtual instrument plug-in for creating realistic drum tracks. Bundled with Sonic Reality's Infinite Player powered by Native Instruments Kontakt Player, the Drum Masters range of products offers the authentic sound of 8 legendary session drummers recorded in some of the best studios in the world.
Part of Sonic Reality's Studio ProFiles series, Drum Masters comes in 4 different editions: Silver, Gold, Platinum and a DL "Flex Pak" download version with a la carte drum kits and groove paks.
Drum Masters Silver Edition
The Silver Edition of Drum Masters features stereo Rex grooves mapped in Kontakt's "Beat Mode" which allows you to play multiple loops mapped across the keyboard at once while each slice of the Rex groove follows in sync with your host's tempo. Over 1,200 unique rhythms created by legendary studio drummers Steve Gadd (Paul Simon, Steely Dan), Bill Bruford (Yes, King Crimson), Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel), Danny Gottlieb (Pat Metheny Group), Ed Greene (Donald Fagen, Barry White), Nick D'Virgilio (Tears for Fears, Genesis) and Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick). In addition to the grooves you also get playable stereo drum kits mapped in a variety of ways such as GM and Sonic Reality's I-Map. Individual kit pieces such as kick, snare, toms, etc. can be swapped between kits to create your own custom drum kit combinations.
Drum Masters Gold & Platinum Editions
The Gold Edition has everything from Silver plus 10 multi-track drum kits and over 750 multi-track Rex grooves mapped across the keyboard. Both kits and grooves having individual mic channels routed to a standard array of 16 individual outputs for the ultimate mixing flexibility inside your DAW. Seamlessly transition between MIDI played kits and real audio grooves played by the masters to create realistic and professional drum tracks. Sonic Reality's unique multitrack Rex grooves are powerful audio drum loops offering the best of both worlds in discrete mic mixing and flexible tempo control. Additional built-in effects processing and sound shaping parameters are easily accessible from the interface of each instrument and individual kit pieces such as kick, snare, toms, etc. can be swapped between kits to create your own custom drum kit combinations.
The Platinum Edition has 2,500 additional stereo Rex grooves and over 1,500 additional multi-track Rex grooves. Also included are additional stick variations such as brushes, blasticks and mallets.
Drum Masters DL Edition
The Drum Masters DL Edition "Flex Pak" is the least expensive entry into the world of legendary drummers and the Infinite Player. It comes with a Download Card that can be redeemed at downloadablesoundz.com for a flexible choice of any 5 stereo drum kits or groove paks from the entire Drum Masters series.