Steinberg has announced the immediate availability of Funk Essentials, the latest expansion for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in their Groove Agent 4 drum software and the Groove Agent SE 4 plug-in included in Cubase Pro 8 and Cubase Artist 8.
They tell us that Funk Essentials consists of ten presets that each contain a Style for the Style Player and individual mixer settings. Variable in complexity and intensity, each Style consists of a wide selection of intros, main grooves, fills and endings.
Product marketing manager Matthias Quellmann, had this to say, "Funk Essentials is certainly a source of creativity and inspiration to those delving into the world of funk. With the vast collection of groove patterns included, complete drum tracks can be compiled in just a few minutes."
Features at a glance
• 10 Funk Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4
• Each preset includes a Style and mixer preset
• Grooves cover different tempos and range from basic funk phrasings to complex syncopations
• Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
• An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions
Pricing and Availability:
The VST Sound Instrument Set Funk Essentials is exclusively available through the Steinberg Online Shop for 24.99 euros, including German VAT.
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