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September 14, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – the ultimate Tracker test

Toontrack is changing the game with Superior Drummer 3. There are so many amazing features within the software that it’s hard to pick and choose which to focus on. The Tracker is one of these features that is certainly turning heads. The Tracker software analyses drum tracks – either stereo bounces, or individual mic tracks, and converts the grooves into MIDI notes, using similar drum samples and velocities to retain some…

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August 15, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – Your Questions Answered

Welcome to the future. With Superior Drummer 3, Toontrack have once again completely shifted the boundaries of what is possible with drum software. Much more than simply a drum production tool, Superior Drummer 3 is a virtual studio which provides infinite drum shaping possibilities. What are the new features in SD3? Superior Drummer 3 boast a new engine that has been completely redesigned from the ground up, so there are…

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June 27, 2014

Toontrack EZdrummer 2 – the press give their verdict

Last month, on the Time+Space blog, we shared some of the many reviews we had received from customers who have been using Toontrack‘s latest drum plug-in – EZdrummer 2 and it’s safe to say the verdict was extremely positive all round (read the reviews here). This time, we take a look at whether the press agree with Toontrack’s claim that EZdrummer 2 is indeed the “best sounding, most intuitive and…

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April 24, 2014

Toontrack EZdrummer 2 – the story so far…

Back in early February, we at Time+Space along with selected members of the press from around the world were invited to Mark Knopfler’s British Grove Studios for an announcement that Toontrack promised would be their most exciting product unveiling to date. There were plenty of expectations in the T+S office about what it could be and whilst our inklings were on the ball we were certainly not prepared to be…

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February 12, 2013

The Blues EZX drummer Hans Lindbäck talks about recording Toontrack’s latest EZX

This week sees the release of Toontrack’s seventeenth expansion pack for their EZdrummer and Superior Drummer software. The Blues EZX comes complete with two full drum kits plus vintage Zildjan cymbals and extras including a suitcase and calfskinned tambourines to deliver a warm and characteristic sound to your tracks. We got in touch with the drummer behind the recordings, Hans Lindbäck, who has over half a century’s experience of playing…

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October 31, 2012

As Metal Month begins, ultimate Metal drummer Dirk Verbeuren talks to Time+Space

Here at Time+Space, we’ve had the privilege of meeting renowned metal drummer Dirk Verbeuren several times when he’s been showing off his incredible drum skills to demonstrate Toontrack drum software at various music shows. A drummer for numerous bands including Soilwork, Scarve, Bent Sea and others, Dirk’s playing is stunning, hypnotic in fact, and as Toontrack’s infamous Metal Month gets underway, we caught up with him to find out what…

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October 5, 2012

Vir2 Studio Kit Builder – the most complete collection of acoustic drum kits ever?

Vir2 Instruments, the software arm of US sample giants Big Fish Audio, have built an impressive portfolio of Kontakt based libraries based on real instruments. They cover electric guitars with Electi6ity and horns with MOJO Horn Section to name but a few. Studio Kit Builder is the latest release from Vir2 Instruments, a Kontakt based library featuring a vast selection of acoustic drum kits and MIDI grooves. It ships with…

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July 10, 2012

Toontrack EZdrummer expansion packs – what’s your sound?

Unbelievably, it’s been over six and a half years since Toontrack first unleashed EZdrummer onto the world! Despite these times of ever-advancing technologies, particularly within music production software, this virtual instrument remains an extremely popular drum sampler for musicians and producers looking for a quick, easy and affordable tool for creating realistic drumtracks. Since, its release, Toontrack have given users the opportunity to grow their EZdrummer kit collection with a…

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