At its core, Beatstation marks the next
step in Toontracks evolution of creating virtual instruments that are
both simple and effective to use but also very powerful sound design
& music production tools.
Offering drum, bass and lead
instrument creation & arrangement with drag and drop simplicity,
Beatstation is your "go to" instrument for quickly getting a full groove
up and running in no time at all. As if thats not enough, weve also
added full MIDI & REX file support. Couple those features with the
flexibility of working in Beatstation as a stand alone instrument or an
AU, RTAS or VST plugin inside your favorite DAW and Beatstation becomes a
creative musical force to be reckoned with.
standard with a 1.5 Gb core content library packed full of beautifully
recorded instrument patches, loop ready REX files and even completely
customizable MIDI arrangements.
If you can think of a sound, Beatstation can help you bring it to life.
also lets you use and combine all of your existing Toontrack EZX &
SDX drum libraries together to create one of a kind drum kits and
sounds. From basic musical sketches to lavish complete productions -
Beatstation gives you the tools and freedom to design your own musical
agenda any way you want to.
Beatstations core content library is divided into three distinct categories:
Basses, 48 Leads, 385 Percussive sounds, 53 REX Loops, 25 Bass Patches
& 19 Lead Patches, 3 Complete MIDI Arrangements (173 MIDI files)
with 3 full kit patches (Bass, Lead, Drums)
Basses, 52 Leads, 750 Percussive sounds, 206 REX Loops, 24 Bass Patches
& 102 Lead Patches, 9 Complete MIDI Arrangements (498 MIDI files)
with 9 full kit patches (Bass, Lead, Drums)
Basses, 11 Leads, 317 Percussive sounds, 250 Metal Guitar REX Loops
played by Fredrik Thordendal / Meshuggah, 24 Bass Patches & 82 Lead
Patches, 6 Complete MIDI Arrangements (362 MIDI files) with 3 full kit
patches (Bass, Lead, Drums)
With the core content, you are
granted instant access to all the acoustic, electronic and resampled
instrument samples vital to modern production. Each category contains a
variety of kit presets with corresponding MIDI variations comprised of
drum, bass and lead parts. Keep in mind that they are all just a click
and drag away!
The core content come stocked with thousands of MIDI
grooves, REX loops, drum/bass/lead instrument presets created from 148
of the popular sounds and timbres from a massive collection of one of a
kind, rare, vintage, modern and custom instruments- all meticulously
multi-sampled by Toontrack.
For the advanced user Beatstation
contains a number of powerful yet simplified tools for manipulating
MIDI, sound design, instrument creation and full mixing. This includes
full ADSR, pitching, reverse, sample off-set, note-on/off, mono/poly, 5
part sample/REX loop or slice layering per pad all with individual
parameter control, variable swing, flam, transposition, 1/2 x tempo, 2 x
tempo and a handy part separation feature for extracting a specific
part from within the MIDI file.
When using an SDX or EZX you
will get a fixed mix of the microphones available for an instrument,
typically without ambience. You will also get access to any MIDI
included in the SDX or EZX.