A-List Studio Drummer

The sound, energy and musicality of a real drummer behind a real drum kit. The ease-of-use, portability and dependability of a software instrument. A-List Studio Drummer helps you quickly create driving, dynamic drum beats in a wide range of styles.

Intro, verse, breakdown, chorus - that’s how we as musicians tend to think about our music, and that’s how you can create dynamic, human-feel drum tracks with A-List Studio Drummer. Select your desired style and play your MIDI keyboard’s white keys for progressions through verses and chorus patterns, playing skill optional! Use the black keys to trigger intros, fills and stops.

With the rhythm track in place, quickly dial in sound you want from A-list studio drummer’s straightforward interface: choose your kit, set mic levels and add effects. Or simply use one of the many supplied presets.

Far more than static drum loops, these are actual rhythm tracks that will support your musical ideas just like a real drummer would. A-list Studio Drummer delivers 30 styles of rhythm magic, covering most popular styles of pop, rock, funk and soul, amounting to 720 rhythm patterns played on five distinct drum kits. With smart scripting driving the loop selection, A-List Studio Drummer will play with your music, knowing where the downbeat is or adding fills that fit with the song structure.

Each drum kit is also available as a General MIDI compliant sampled kit to let you play your own grooves or add variations to the existing styles.

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A-List Studio Drummer Demo Sounds

Rack Extension Features:

Five drum kits are included. Choose the one that matches your music.

Mic levels
Set the level for each individual microphone to get the sound you want.

Select from 30 different styles, each with 24 part loops with intros, verse and chorus loops, fills, breakdowns and stops.

Dial in the amount of swing that works for your song.

Do you want your drummer to push ahead, pull behind or stay just on the beat?

Tight or loose - this drummer will play the way you want.

Six sound presets can be selected for instant coloring of the drum mix.

Give extra room for your drums with the built-in reverb.

An in-your-face dynamics processor that can be set to anything from gentle compression to completely squashed.

Can dramatically alter the feel of the Studio Drummer sound, from what studio professionals call “completely quiet” to full on drums mayhem (as is often the situation with a live drummer).

A-List Studio Drummer Operation Manual (v. 1.1)

MIDI Controller Chart

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