XLN Audio Black Oyster AD2 ADPAK - Virtual Drum Kit (Download)

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The Black Oyster AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit delivering Ringo Starr-inspired percussion that harks back to the days of The Beatles. The kit works perfectly for anything from early 60’s Motown to the psychedelic pop of the late 60’s. Medium sizes and coated heads deliver a genuine pop sound that is period correct.

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The Black Oyster AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit delivering Ringo Starr-inspired percussion that harks back to the days of The Beatles. The kit works perfectly for anything from early 60’s Motown to the psychedelic pop of the late 60’s. Medium sizes and coated heads deliver a genuine pop sound that is period correct.

The kit is powered by the Addictive Drums 2 sound engine, allowing for instant loading and tweaking of drums, along with realistic performance playback, all with little CPU load. The musician-centric interface and effects provide endless possibilities for composition and sound design. Addictive Drums 2 supports most major e-drum companies like Roland, Yamaha, Alesis, and others and includes many map presets for e-drum models.

Black Oyster Kit Details

Kick

  • 20 x 16″ Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage

Snare

  • 14 x 5″ Ludwig Vintage

Toms

  • 12″ Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage 
  • 13″ Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage 
  • 16″ Ludwig Black Oyster Vintage

Cymbals

  • 12″ Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat 
  • 12″ Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat with Ching-Ring 
  • 18″ Paiste 2002 Crash 
  • 20″ Paiste Medium Crash 
  • 21″ Meinl Byzance Dark Ride

Extras

  • Ludwig Double Brass Tambourine 
  • Meinl Steel Bell Medium Cowbell

Addictive Drums 2 Enhancements

Sound Shaping

  • Transient Shaper gives more or less “snap” to individual kit pieces or the overall drum mix
  • Tone Designer makes a drum sound more or less dampened, for easily adding or removing ringing
  • Two Delerb processors combine delay and reverb effects that are ideal for drums
  • “Swirl” thickening feature and advanced EQ give sound designers lots of new options
  • Six additional Kitpiece Slots for building kits with up to eighteen individual kit pieces
  • FlexiSlots let you load additional kicks, snares, hi-hats, and more
  • Kitpiece Linking for linking drums for a fatter sound
  • Specialty “Trigger” Kitpieces (sine waves, white noise and one shot drum samples) open up a world of additional sound design options
  • Response section for tweaking performances to fit them into a mix
  • Two MultiFX inserts on every channel
  • Four-band EQ with additional low and high cut controls

Beat Creation

  • Beat Transformer for tweaking any existing rhythm to make it fit into a track and to make it unique
  • Grid Search system quickly finds the desired beat
  • Beats Browser – easily browse beats to find inspiration
  • Record MIDI feature saves time by recording MIDI directly from the host software into Addictive Drums 2
  • Noise Module adds instant character to a mix with sounds such as vinyl crackle, tape hiss and even the sound of the air-conditioning system from the Fairfax Studio

Workflow

  • Drag’n’Drop Audio directly from the Addictive Drums 2 engine
  • “Sound Ideal” search system for sorting all presets from ‘clean’ to ‘distorted’ to help find the right sounds quickly
  • “Snapshots” makes A/B comparisons easy
  • CloudSync system keeps presets up to date regardless of work location
  • Standalone version with Tempo control makes it easy to adapt beats to specific situations
  • Improved copy/paste features
  • New presets and ExploreMaps for all user’s kits
  • All Presets include a MIDI preview to hear the preset played as the sound designer imagined
  • Preview all ADpaks and MIDIpaks (even ones not owned) directly from Addictive Drums 2