FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Drum Loop Collection by Legendary Drummer Bernard Purdie Now Available for DrumCore 4
- DrumCore 4.3 Update Includes Purdie Content Previews and Availability in DC4’s Store, Filtering by Time Signature and Feel and Improved Download Management -
Los Altos, California - August 31, 2017 - Bernard "Pretty" Purdie drum loops are now available for Sonoma Wire Works’ DrumCore® 4 AAX/VST3/AU plug-in. The world's most recorded drummer, Purdie is known for his signature "Purdie Shuffle," his precise timing, and the feel and attitude that he brings to the mix. Purdie has played and recorded with James Brown, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Larry Coryell, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and many other well-known artists. First in a series of Purdie GrooveSets for DC4, “BP Sweat” is triple the size of most GrooveSets, including 248 audio loops (534MB), for $14.99. Purdie’s audio loops are 48kHz/24-bit stereo files recorded on the Pearl Custom Masters Drum Kit at Jankland Recording in New Jersey. Purdie’s multi-velocity sampled Drum Kit, and more new content by Purdie and other drummers are coming soon.
More about Bernard Purdie and his drums in DC4.
Along with Purdie's audio loop previews and availability in DC4's store, DrumCore's 4.3 update adds filters for quickly finding grooves. Adding to the existing search by Drummer and Genre, searching now includes Time Signature, Feel, and various Tags. The Time Signature Filter offers 17 choices including 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 9/4, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 11/8, 12/8, 13/8, 17/8, 20/8, and 21/8. The Feel Filter includes 13 vibes: Shufflle, Shuffle Train, Straight 16ths, Straight 8ths, Straight Feel, Straight Quarters, Swing, Swung 16ths, Swung 8ths, Train, Triplet Feel, Triplet 6-8 Feel, and Triplet 12-8 Feel. There are also 73 Tags for finding the right drums to match your song, like aggressive, cowbell, double-kick, laid back, and many more. For an entire list of Tags, Genres, Drummers, and more see the DC4 FAQ.
Version 4.3 adds a download activity monitor, improved content downloading, and adds the ability to download all owned content with one click. More DrumCore 4.3 improvements and update instructions are listed in the release notes in the forum.
DrumCore 4 Editions and Drummers:
DrumCore 4 is available in three editions that contain the same plug-in. The differences are how it is delivered to you (download, USB Flash drive, or Solid State drive) and how much content is included by famous drummers who have played with the bands listed below. All editions can be expanded with content by more than 25 drummers in DrumCore 4's built-in store.
About Sonoma Wire Works:
Incorporated in 2003 and headquartered in Los Altos, California, Sonoma Wire Works develops products and services that help musicians enjoy playing, recording, and sharing music. Sonoma Wire Works' flagship product is RiffWorks™ guitar recording software which has received multiple awards for performance and innovation, including a NAMM Best in Show Trendsetter Award. FourTrack™, StudioTrack™, and GuitarTone™ iOS apps, and the GuitarJack Stage™ StudioJack Mini™ iOS audio interfaces are also developed by Sonoma. Drum products by Sonoma include the DrumCore® plug-in and content library and the Discrete Drums content library. Contact info at sonomawireworks.com. http://www.sonomawireworks.com
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