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Aerodrums adds presets

Aerodrums has released six new presets for it’s virtual drumming tool to allow drummers and Digital Audio Workstation users to air-drum into their favourite sampler.

The presets provide MIDI mappings that allow the samplers to interpret Aerodrums' output correctly.

New kit from Pintech

Pintech Percussion has added a new drum kit to its line-up, the PDK2000. 

The sub-$2,000 Pintech PDK2000 series drum kit boasts a dual-zone 10” snare, 10” CKV10 kick pad and three 8” dual-zone mesh tom pads. The cymbal line-up consists of a 10″ hi-hat,  two 14″ crashes and a 16″ ride.

megaDrum guide for AD2

digitalDrummer contributor and megaDrum enthusiast Anders Grönlund has released a set-up guide for Addictive Drums 2.0. Grönlund has adapted the MIDI map for the megaDrum module specifically for Addictive Drums 2.0.

The August 2014 edition of digitalDrummer is live, with the most detailed examination of hybrid drumming.

On the gear front, we look at two benchmark hybrid products – Roland’s TM-2 trigger module and Aquarian inHEAD and onHEAD FSR-based trigger heads.

And the featured artist, Jon Farriss, was a hybrid pioneer who was at the absolute bleeding edge of technology when he combined acoustics and electronics to create the distinctive INXS sound.

Michael Schack, one of the modern exponents of hybrid, explains of the art and science.

And there’s the usual mix of product reviews, VST offerings, performance profiles and DIY advice in the latest issue of the world’s only dedicated publication for electronic percussion.

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