Artist Spotlight (TamerLane), Updated DC4 Compatibility List, New DC4 GrooveSets, DC4 Bonus Drums Offer Doubled for DC4 Purchases and Upgrades, Plus BOGO Drum Loop Sales for DC4 and RiffWorks through 8-31!

Artist Spotlight: Tamerlane Uses DrumCore 4 in Upcoming Album Release
DrumCore 4.3.4 Compatibility List Updated with Bitwig Studio, Vienna Ensemble Pro, Gig Performer, and More
New DC4 GrooveSets: Dennis Chambers: Brushes | Discrete Drums' Heavy Mental: Rooster Tail
DC4 Bonus Drums Offer Doubled Through 8-31: Get $100-$400 in Bonus Drums with DC4 Purchase, Upgrade or Crossgrade
BOGO Drum Loop Sale Through 8-31: Buy One Get One DC4 GrooveSet or Drum Kit Free | Buy One Get One RiffWorks InstantDrummer Free

Tamerlane Uses DrumCore 4 in Upcoming Album Release

Tamerlane is a five-piece, Metalcore band from Los BaƱos, California. Fast paced and highly energetic, Tamerlane takes on any stage, delivering a crowd pleasing performance one will not forget. The band hit the ground running by playing their first show with Asking Alexandria in 2013. In November 2015, Tamerlane released their first EP, "My Enemy | My Friend", and followed it up with a video for their first single, "Passive | Impressive." Since then, Tamerlane has played with national acts such as I See Stars, The Color Morale, The Word Alive and more.

Tamerlane recruited production house and Sonoma Wire Works' partner Ahava Audio to help co-write and produce their upcoming album. During this process, Sonoma's DrumCore 4 was utilized for drum replacement. Travis Cook (Drums) created MIDI tracks to accompany the guitars and effects for each track. When Ahava Audio received the tracks for composition, they used DrumCore 4 to create the drum sounds for the composition process. The heavy hitting drums from the DC4 catalogue served as a perfect foundation for building and composing each song.

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DrumCore 4.3.4 Compatibility List Updated

Last month the DrumCore 4.3.4 Compatibility List expanded to include macOS 10.14.5 (Mojave), Pro Tools 2019.5, Logic Pro 10.4.4, and more. These DAWs have been added to DC4's compatibility list since then:

  • Bitwig Studio 2.5 and 3.x Beta (Mac: VST3 and Win: VST3)
  • Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 and 7 (Mac: AU)*
  • Gig Performer 3.2.7 (Mac: AU and Win: VST3)
  • More

See the most recent DrumCore 4.3.4 Compatibility List and status of using other DAWs with DC4.

Sonoma will be doing further testing, and will update the lists as we know more. Email support with your results if you are using any new DAW versions that we are testing, or if you would like to be informed of results for a particular DAW Version.

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New DrumCore 4 Loop Collection by Dennis Chambers: Brushes

New DC4 GrooveSet: Brushes is eighth in the series of Dennis Chambers' GrooveSets for DrumCore 4. Soft, subtle and lush brushes that fit with smooth Jazz or RnB. 21 audio loops and fills (37 MB) for $4.99.

More GrooveSets by Chambers are coming soon. Preview and purchase his GrooveSets in any edition of DrumCore 4 ($49/$249/$639)!

Master drummer Dennis Chambers' is one of the world's most sought after drummers. Known for his technique and speed, Chambers has played with Parliament/Funkadelic, John Scofield, Maceo Parker and many other famous artists.

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New DrumCore 4 GrooveSet by Discrete Drums:
Heavy Mental "Rooster Tail" Audio Loops

Discrete Drums is known for producing great sounding drum tracks that were recorded in high-end studios by renowned drummers, engineers and producers. One new Discrete Drums GrooveSet is now available in DC4's Store. See the full list of Discrete Drums GrooveSets on the DC4 Drummer Bio Page. All Discrete Drums content in DC4 is offered as 16-bit/44.1kHz stereo audio loops.

Heavy Mental GrooveSets feature an earth shattering performance by legendary drummer Tony Morra recorded in the world famous Big Boy Room at The Sound Kitchen. Tony Morra started playing drums at age 3 in Queens. His professional career began at 16. He played just about every club in New York area (Bitter End, CBGB, etc.).
New DC4 GrooveSet: Rooster Tail - Infectious, addicting, versatile, fast paced and hard hitting Metal drums. Resolution: 16-bit 44.1kHz 62 loops and fills (69 MB) for $4.99.

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DC4 Bonus Drums: Get $100-$400 in BONUS Drums with DC4 Purchase, Upgrade or Crossgrade

This Bonus Drums Deal is doubled in value and extended through 8-31! Choose the free drums you want by the drummers listed below when you buy DC4 Lite, DC4 Prime Link, DC4 Prime Flash or DC4 Ultra (new, upgrade or crossgrade). Valid when purchased from Sonoma or a dealer through 8-31. Cannot combine with previous Sonoma offers.

To receive your gift, email support@sonomawireworks.com by September 15 to ask for your Bonus Drums.

Upgrade and crossgrade pricing is available: Ask about upgrading from KitCore, DC2.5, or DC3. Or crossgrade your DC4 edition to an edition below with more content.

Buy DC4 Lite (new $49/upgrade/crossgrade) to get DC4 Lite plus $100 in Bonus Drums:
4 GB of software and drums (24 GrooveSets: 1,400 audio and 800 MIDI loops/fills) by 13 drummers, 11 Kits, plus your choice of 22 Bonus GrooveSets/Kits by the drummers below ($100 value).

Buy DC4 Prime (new $249/upgrade/crossgrade) to get DC4 Prime plus $200 in Bonus Drums:
20 GB of software and drums (160 GrooveSets: 10,000 audio and 2,000 MIDI loops/fills) by 17 drummers, 100 Kits, plus your choice of 42 Bonus GrooveSets/Kits by the drummers below ($200 value).

Buy DC4 Ultra (new $639/upgrade/crossgrade) to get DC4 Ultra, plus $200 in Bonus Drums:
50 GB of software and drums (265 GrooveSets: 21,000 audio and 3,000 MIDI loops/fills) by 18 drummers, 139 Kits plus your choice of 82 Bonus GrooveSets/Kits by the drummers below ($400 value).


Choose GrooveSets or Kits by this List of Drummers:

* Bold = These do NOT come with DrumCore 4 Ultra. If you have Ultra, or are considering upgrading or crossgrading to Ultra, you may want to only choose the bolded ones for your freebies.

To see the list of each drummer's GrooveSets and Drum Kits:
Open your DC4 plug-in, click the BROWSER tab at the bottom of the plug-in, then click the word "More..."

Tips: Check that all your DC4 edition content has downloaded by clicking the "Download all owned content" link in DrumCore 4.3.4 SETTINGS. Wait until all your owned content has downloaded before previewing and selecting new content. This will help you choose bonus content that you don't already own. Previewing GrooveSets also downloads files, so don't overwhelm your system by downloading too many files at once. For tips about searching for and previewing un-owned content within DC4, see the DrumCore 4 User Guide sections 3.2.5 and 3.2.6.


BOGO Drum Loop Sale: Buy One Get One DC4 GrooveSet or Drum Kit Free

This sale is extended from last month: Buy any one GrooveSet or Drum Kit for DrumCore 4 and get one item by the drummers listed above for free! No limit: Buy 20, get 20 free! Or more! Valid as many times as you'd like through 8-31.

After you buy one (or more) items from the store in the DrumCore 4 plug-in, email support with the item(s) you would like by any of the drummers listed above. Specify GrooveSet or Drum Kit.
Example: "I bought Dennis Chambers' new "Brushes" GrooveSet, give me the Heavy Mental "Rooster Tail" GrooveSet for free."
If you have any trouble checking out of the DC4 store, we can provide an alternative way to pay.

Choose GrooveSets and/or Kits by the list of drummers above.

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BOGO Drum Loop Sale: Buy One Get One RiffWorks InstantDrummer Free

This sale is extended from last month: Buy any one InstantDrummer for RiffWorks guitar recording software, and get one InstantDrummer from any of the lists below through 8-31.

After you buy one or more InstantDrummers from Sonoma's store, email support with the InstantDrummer(s) you would like from the lists below.

No limit: Buy 20, get 20 free! Or more! Take advantage of this offer as many times as you'd like through 8-31!


About RiffWorks Standard ($49 $29)

Capture ideas and create songs easily with a riff-based workflow, loop recording, automatic track creation (24 tracks), 7 guitar-oriented effects, support for amp models (AmpliTube, PodFarm, StudioDevil and others), 9 InstantDrummers (expandable), REX player, ReWire mixer, export and more. Stay in the creative flow with tools that look like gear, and create complete songs without putting down your guitar!

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About RiffWorks InstantDrummers ($4.99 ea.)

InstantDrummer Sessions are tempo-sycronized drum loop sessions that can be accessed easily from within RiffWorks. Most RiffWorks InstantDrummer Sessions are loop recordings of professional drummers brought into the InstantDrummer format for easy manipulation by RiffWorks users. Play along with InstantDrummer sessions by famous drummers like Alan White (Yes, Lennon), Jason McGerr (Death Cab for Cutie), John Tempesta (Rob Zombie, Exodus, Testament, Tony Iommi, The Cult), Lonnie Wilson (Brooks and Dunn, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw), and Matt Sorum (Guns N Roses, Velvet Revolver). Use them in your recordings royalty free!

Buy 1 RiffWorks InstantDrummer ($4.99 ea.) Get 1 Free!
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