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

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The Blue Oyster AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit that delivers Led Zeppelin and John Bonham inspired drum sounds – big, ringing, thundering drums that can complement any classic rock guitar tones. The kit includes production-ready presets that provide instant access to vintage and modern production techniques.

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The Blue Oyster AD2 ADPAK from XLN Audio is a virtual drum kit that delivers Led Zeppelin and John Bonham inspired drum sounds – big, ringing, thundering drums that can complement any classic rock guitar tones. The kit includes production-ready presets that provide instant access to vintage and modern production techniques.

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.

Blue Oyster Kit Details

Kick

  • 22 x 16″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage 
  • 26 x 14″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage

Snare

  • 14 x 6.5″ Ludwig Supraphonic 402

Toms

  • 13″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage 
  • 14″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage 
  • 16″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage 
  • 18″ Ludwig Blue Oyster Vintage

Cymbals

  • 15″ Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat 
  • 15″ Paiste 2002 Hi-Hat with Ching-Ring 
  • 18″ Zildian K Dark Thin Crash 
  • 19″ Sabian HH Thin Crash 
  • 20″ Sabian Artisan Vault Crash 
  • 24″ Paiste 2002 Ride

Extras

  • Meinl Single Brass Tambourine 
  • Meinl Large Black 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