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IK Multimedia boosts SampleTank

IK Multimedia has announced a major update to its SampleTank workstation in the form of version 3.5. The update consists of 11 new sound collections, which are now also available in IK's new SampleTank "Custom Shop". Also introduced are a spread of new features that improve sounds and patterns browsing.

Compact kit from Simmons

Simmons has launched the SD100KIT five-piece compact electronic drum set. Sporting a sharp, new industrial design and a space-conscious footprint, the SD100KIT is ideal  for beginners and students, as well as drummers looking for a practice kit. The SD100KIT features drum pads with real drum feel and a sound module with new, professional-quality sounds.

EZdrummer 2 for hip-hop

Toontrack has released the third EZX sound library expansion since the EZdrummer 2 launch in 2014: the Hip-Hop! EZX. ”This is easily one of the most comprehensive products in the history of the product line,” says Mattias Eklund, head of Sound Design.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Bauer’s KATalogue

Andy Bauer has played at all of the major US music festivals and at more than 30 international events. As Allan Leibowitz discovered, wherever he goes, he takes a trapKAT along.

The best of the best

Aquarian picked up product of the year with its inHead mylar trigger head, while Toontrack’s EZdrummer 2 was voted best software product in the Readers’ Choice Awards. Well done!

Simmons updates

Simmons has released its upgraded SD1500 kit, beefing up its entry-level SD1000 offering with an extra tom and an additional cymbal.

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