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Imagine having instant access to the most visionary library of drum sounds and sound design tools ever created. Imagine being able to intuitively layer, dynamically browse and modulate each layer independently with powerful Macro Controls and modular Step-lock Parameter Sequencing. Imagine a new way to create… Evolution Features Available in Standalone, VST, AU and AAX instrument formats. Evolution is powered by FREE Kontakt Player from Native Instruments. Full version of Kontakt is NOT required Forward-thinking, truly modern Drum Engine powered by a ground-breaking library of electronic drums and sound design tools 400+ beautifully crafted, forward-thinking presets covering all modern genres - designed by world-class sound designers 3 Powerful Drum Layering Engines per Voice, each fully responsive 4 Instruments - Clean, Tape 1, Tape 2, and Tape 3. The latter 3 delivering true analogue tape saturated versions of Evolution's powerful sound library, at varying saturation levels. Recorded to a vintage Studer A80 tape machine Blend, transform and morph between Layers using the impressive visual X+Y Pad screen Graphically dynamic sound browser and visual display Seamless integration with your DAW Extensive modular Macro System with 42 destinations Expressive 32-step multi-track Note Sequencer with individual Zoom lanes Modular step-lock Parameter / FX Sequencing, per Voice Dynamic Analog Simulation control - Faithfully simulate the random behavior and character inherent of analogue equipment. Available, per Layer, per Voice Play and sequence any sound over a 2-octave range of pitch to create musical percussive rhythms, 808 sub bass-lines or anything in-between... MIDI drag and drop patterns directly to your DAW World class effects and 190 high-end custom reverb impulses recorded from sough-after gear Breath-taking suite of high quality filters, EQs and transient shapers – each available independently, per Drum Voice, with dynamic routing Individual Drum Accent and Global Accent per step Timing slop per Sequence Step – Apply subtle (or intense) random timing to your drum groove Host Sync play and on-screen transport control Multi Output support Realistic, stunning, and dynamic 3D GUI Advanced key commands and time-saving editing shortcuts NKS Ready – Total integration with Komplete S-Series keyboards and Maschine Hardware Dedicated 12-track Mixer with individual processing and dynamics, volume control, pan and effects sends for each Drum Voice Master processing module featuring high-end compression, master EQ and tape simulation DAW presets for Ableton Live and Logic Supports Mac OS X 10.10, 10.11, 10.12 (or higher) and Windows 7 or higher Mac OS X (64-bit only) Windows (32/64-bit) 5 GB in size after unpacking


Does analog gear really sound "better", or is it just a learned response?

...humans our bodies transduce sound and then store that information. This physical mechanism is the result of millions of years of evolution of processing sound, and that physiology is consistent in all of "us". Our perception of that physiology is unique in each of us. To be honest when I was talking about transfer of energy...

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Sequential Prophet X

...criticism of sample-based synths was that they simply didn't have the means to produce expressive sonorities in realtime. V-Synth was an evolution on Roland's side, with trying to capture the microarticulations at note onset that provides a lot of the expressiveness of an instrument's sonic signature. In some ways, that tech is the culmination of...

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New Roland Products Drop 9/13

I'd rather see an evolution along the jd line than more reissues. Jdxi was a really great concept but had some issues I couldn't live with. JDXA seems really cool tho, so I'd love to see them move further along those lines. A hybrid drum machine or groovebox would be great. Other fantasy...

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