MHC Synthesizers and Effects release virtual intrument with ambient drum sounds 27/05/08
Ambient Drums is a virtual instrument plug-in which features 12 drum pads, a search
application, predefined drum kits which may be edited and an ambient
drum sample library.
The plug-in includes a default soundpack with over 700 ambient drum samples.
There are three optional soundpacks which upgrade the plug-in, giving
the user 1024 presets to explore, 120 preprogrammed drum kits and over
2000 ambient drum samples to use.
The plug-in has a traditional synth section, including a resonant filter,
filter envelope, amp envelope, pitch modulation and an effect section.
The effect section features 130 different effect modes, including
a variety of filter banks, flanger, resonator, pitch shifter etc.
Effects may be layered or crossfaded and they may be modulated by
a multi shape LFO.
The 12 drum pads/sounds are velocity sensitive and velocity may control
amp (volume) of filter cutoff. Velocity may be switched off entirely as
well, for precise programming of drum levels.
The drum search application may be invoked from the plug-in or it may be
used as a stand alone application to maintain any drum sample collection
on the user's hard disk. The drum search application is used to edit kits
and to search for the right drum sounds.
Ambient Drums is available as a VST for Windows and an Audio Unit
(universal binary) for Mac OS X is planned, but no date has been set
for the Mac release yet. Pricing and Availability:
Price is $199 for the plug-in and $59 for the soundpacks.
Or $41 for the soundpacks if they're bought at the same time (30% discount).