Pro Drums for Songwriters
DrumCore 4 is a new and improved upgrade of the award-winning DrumCore 3 plug-in drum instrument with stereo 24 bit audio loops and MIDI recordings of inspiring performances by hit-proven drummers, plus great drum sounds across a multitude of styles. Now a 64-bit VST3/AAX/AU plug-in, DrumCore 4 has an improved interface and several highly anticipated features. DrumCore 4 is the perfect tool for songwriters, composers, musicians and producers. Simply drag and drop grooves to tracks in most popular recording applications on Mac OS and Windows.
DrumCore 4 Prime contains more than ten thousand tempo-stretchable, royalty free audio drum loops recorded in sparkling 24-bit 48kHz format. A large portion of the loops also have a matching MIDI version to edit or create your own fills and rhythms that work seamlessly with the audio. These MIDI loops can be used to trigger the included 100 multi-velocity sampled drum kits. Not enough? DrumCore 4 includes an online store built directly in the plugin which allows you to purchase and download even more loops, MIDI files, and sampled kits from an ever growing collection.
DrumCore 4 Prime is more than just a collection of tempo-stretchable audio loops. Switching to MIDI loops gives you an incredible amount of control over the sound and quality of the sampled kits. Using the new Kit Tab, users can mix, apply effects, and create customized kits using individual instruments from any the 100 included kits. Want the recognizable snare of Matt Sorum with the thunderous kick drum of Terence Higgins? The choice is yours.
In addition to being able to apply effects to the individual drums when using MIDI, all new stereo MasterFX can be applied to both audio and MIDI loops. A multiband compressor, parametric EQ, stereo delay, and reverb are included with a pro-quality spectrum analyzer to ensure you know exactly what is happening with your audio. Customize your sound directly in the plug-in without the need for extra effects in your DAW.
Gone are the days of having to install multiple DVDs and CD-ROMs.
DrumCore 4 Lite ($49): 4 GB of content, including 24 GrooveSets (1,400 audio loops and 800 MIDI loops) by 13 drummers, and 11 multi-velocity sampled kits. Same kits as its predecessor, KitCore. The plug-in is available as a download. Content is either downloaded from the DrumCore 4 Browser for new customers, or migrated from KitCore for upgrade customers.*
DrumCore 4 Prime Link ($249): 20 GB of content, including 160 GrooveSets (11,000 audio loops and 2,000 MIDI loops) by 17 drummers, and 100 multi-velocity sampled kits. Same content as its predecessor, DrumCore 3. The plug-in is available as a download. Content is either downloaded from the DrumCore 4 Browser for new customers, or migrated from KitCore or DrumCore 2.5/3 for upgrade customers.*
DrumCore 4 Prime Flash ($249): Same great content and features as DrumCore 4 Prime Link on a USB 3.0 flash drive. The plug-in and content are available on the drive, providing faster installation for new and upgrade customers.*
DrumCore 4 Ultra ($639): 45 GB of content, including 265 GrooveSets (21,000 audio loops and 3,000 MIDI loops) by 17 drummers, and 139 multi-velocity sampled kits. Includes the same plug-in and content as DrumCore 4 Prime plus additional GrooveSets from 9 celebrity drummers who have played with these artists: Alan White (Yes and John Lennon), John Tempesta (The Cult, Testament, Exodus, White Zombie, Helmet), Lonnie Wilson (Brooks and Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw), Luis Conte (Madonna and Clapton), Matt Cameron (Soundgarden and Pearl Jam), Matt Sorum (Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver), Sly Dunbar (Bob Marley), Terry Bozzio (Zappa, UK and Missing Persons), and Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Sean Lennon). Delivered on a silent and fast USB 3.0 Solid State Drive for a great bundle price. Same content as its predecessor, DrumCore 3 Deluxe. While DrumCore 4 Ultra is the largest bundle of DrumCore 4 content you can buy on a drive, more is available in the DrumCore 4 store. The plug-in and content are available on the drive, providing faster installation for new and upgrade customers.*
*Additional GrooveSets and drum kits by even more drummers are available for preview and purchase in the integrated DrumCore 4 online store.
Whichever edition and delivery method you choose, DrumCore 4 now provides more ways of getting the content you need quicker and easier than ever before.
"I use DrumCore constantly when working on material these days, DrumCore parts shape many of my new music projects."
Chris Stein of Blondie
*Compatibility is subject to change. You must have Administrator Access on your computer to install DrumCore 4.
**Many users report success using DrumCore 4 with Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan) using these DAWs (Logic Pro X, GarageBand 10, Pro Tools 12.3 and 12.4, Cubase 8.0.3 through 8.5, and Ableton Live 9.2.2 through 9.6), but further testing is needed before we can recommend it. If your DAW is not listed in this paragraph, please consult your manufacturer’s documentation for more information regarding compatibility before upgrading to El Capitan.
***Many users report success using DrumCore 4 with Win 10. Sonoma has no reason to believe DC4 will not work with Win 10, but further internal testing is needed before we can recommend it.
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