DFH EZdrummer Set For Release

dfh EZdrummer is a multi-microphone drum sampler designed for musicians and producers in need of a compact, affordable, easy to handle plug-in without compromising sound quality or control. The visualized drums in the interface combines auditioning of sounds and drumkit construction. The extensive drag and drop midi-library (featuring 8000+ midifiles) enables users to create a great drumtrack in just a few clicks. For the more advanced, users can control microphone bleeding and levels between drums using the internal mixer. The mixer also allows stereo and multitrack routing into the host through one single plug-in, and thanks to the second generation Toontrack Percussive Compression (TPC), system requirements are kept to a minimum.

The drums for dfh EZdrummer were recorded, produced and played with the best in the business. From our pro Superior line we’ve adopted the humanizing features that are instrumental in making our drum samplers the pinnacle in digital drum production. With dfh EZdrummer, Toontrack have stepped into the next generation of acoustic drum-samplers.

dfh EZdrummer Highlights:

• 7000 sound files at 16-bit / 44.1kHz equivalent to 5Gb of uncompressed wav files.
• Instant access to more than 8000 drum patterns with prelistening, quick browsing and drag’n’drop functionality.
• Same extensive layer depth on all drums and cymbals as in EZdrummers big brother – dfh SUPERIOR.
• dfh EZD ranges from entry level usability to pro handling
• Features multiple microphone control
• TPC II reduces system requirements to a minimum
• Operates in General MIDI
• Internal mixer allows stereo and multitrack routing into the host through one single plug in
• Preset mix modes for quick sound changes
• Interface visualizes the drums loaded and combines auditioning and kit construction
• Drums recorded at Avatar Studios, New York by worldclass drummers and producers
• The humanizer function combines drum hit randomizing and non-cycling
• Velocity sweep allows instant changes to Midi data, extending groove context relevance.
• Possibilities for the user to add their own midi files to the library.

EZdrummer contains the following drumkits:

Kickdrum: 18”x22” GMS Bassdrum with felt and plastic beater, 14”x22“ GMS Bassdrum doublehead, 14”x22” GMS Bassdrum with felt and plastic beater
Snaredrum: Rogers Wood 4,5“x14”, Slingerland 70´s 6,5“x14” and GMS Picollo 13”
Tom 1: 12″ GMS, 14″ GMS
Tom 2: 14″ GMS, 16″ GMS
Tom 3: 16″ GMS, 18″ GMS
Hats: 14″ Zildjian HHX Manhattan, 16″ Zildjian Crash Hats
Cymbal 1st position: 19″ Sabian AA Medium Thin, 16″ Sabian HHX Evolution, 18″ Sabian Jack DeJonette Encore, 13″ Sabian Jack DeJonette Encore
Cymbal 2nd position: 18″ Sabian HHX Evolution, 16″ Sabian HHX Evolution Ozone, 18″ Sabian Jack DeJonette Encore, 17″ Sabian HHX Evolution
Ride: 21″ Sabian Handhammered Vintage, 22″ Sabian Handhammered Raw Dry

System Requirements: 1,5Gb free hard disc space, DVD drive.
Windows XP, PIII / Athlon 1,8 GHz with 512 Mb RAM
Mac OS X 10.2.8 or higher, G4 1 GHz with 512 Mb RAM

Supported formats: VST, Audio Unitsâ„¢, RTAS TBA Q3 2006

dfh EZ Drummer will cost $179

Author: FutureMusic

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