G-Media DR-008 Virtual Drum Machine G-Media calls the DR-008 an Advanced Rhythm Production Station for both VST 2.0 and DXi hosts. You can call it the world's best virtual drum machine!
The combination of newly updated DR008 and the bundled, ultra-flexible MIDI/WAV/DR8 custom Groove Library from G-Media Music, means DR-008 is now more powerful than ever straight out of the box - with new features including:
Drag-and-drop loop slices from Bitshift Audio pHATmatik PRO to DR-008.
Improved Mix view allows twice as many channels to be seen at one time.
Editor windows now have minimise, system menu functions and integrated vol/pan/mute/solo controls.
Flexible patch randomisation system allows new patch generation sound mutation.
Logic Audio 5 automation system fully supported - automate up to 128 parameters
DXi version now has sample accurate timing and supports multiple outputs.
Improved mute group and automation menus.
More flexible pad naming / note naming, to conform to all major sequencers.
Now supports all 24-bit and 32-bit WAV files.
Remembers last folder when opening kits.
Improved preview options, sample preview integrated in to browser. Right click a sample in the browser to preview it.
Wave editor support, launch your favorite WAV editor directly from DR-008 samplers. Volume output is now hotter by default, more in line with other VSTi.
Volume is displayed in dB and defaults to 0dB.
Drag-and-drop between instances of DR-008.
Improved editor window GUIs, choice of two styles.
MIDI Learn mode for quick MIDI-controller setup.
New menus on popup windows allowing quick stepping through wave or preset folders, and the ability to step through an entire folder of waves or presets with single clicks.
Full printed manual.
A simple user interface with four view modes belies an incredibly powerful instrument with masses of sound shaping possibilities including filtering for each drum, plus a modular, open-architecture synthesis expandable via plug-in modules including the following:
Easy Sampler: An ultra-low-cpu sample player with filter, pitch decay and amp decay.
Ultra Sampler: Like Easy Sampler, a single-wave stereo sampler module but with a much more complex and powerful signal path.
Quad Sampler: A four-way sample player with velocity crossfading and vector mixing.
Velo Sampler: 128-way velocity switching sampler.
The Eights Bass: Fat, juicy bass drums anyone?
HiHat: An analog-style hi hat tone generator.
SnareDrum: An analog-modelled snare drum with a three-oscillator architecture.
809 Bass: A recreation of the 80s classics.
809 Snare: Snappy "early 80's" analog snare.
808 Hat: Accurate 808-like hi-hat.
HX-Bass: Hard-hitting bass drum.
HX-Drum: Hard-hitting synth drum.
Tambourine: A fairly simple module for generating tunable tambourine sounds.
Stompin’ Kick: A big, heavyweight kick drum generator, ideal for trance ‘four-on-the-floor’ kicks and such.
DrumSynth008: Sounds are created using two bandpass filters with an extraordinary bandwidth range: from completely open (no filtering) right down to a single frequency (sine wave).
DD Layer: Allows you to layer up to four pads and trigger them with a single key.
DD Autoflam: allows you to create ‘Flam’ effects where several sounds are triggered within a short space of time.
DD Alternator: causes hits to be re-routed to one of up to four different pads.
DD Autoroll: A way of creating automatic ‘Drum Roll’ effects
DD Sequencer: The most powerful Drum Deploy module included in DR-008. DD Sequencer is a 16-step pattern sequencer, with eight assignable channels.
With all this power, it's musician-friendly interface and its minimal CPU load, it's easy to see why the DR008 is the perfect choice for your drum and rhythm duties.
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