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ExpansionsJanuary 9, 2020
Toontrack Seventies Prog Grooves MIDI Line

Toontrack Seventies Prog Grooves MIDI Line

Basic rock grooves in close to any time signature imaginable. By the end of the 1960s and continuing well into the late ’70s, bands like Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Kansas, Rush, Pink Floyd, Yes, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Genesis and Styx were in the vanguard of a musical shift in rock. Suddenly, uncommon time signatures, long solos, technical passages, dragged-out instrumental parts and lyrical [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 9, 2020
Toontrack Progressive Metal MIDI Line

Toontrack Progressive Metal MIDI Line

Raw, progressive power courtesy of Jay Postones of TesseracT. Tesseract. A four-dimensional hypercube presenting almost endless possibilities in the world of space, time and geometry. Project this cubic prism science on the world of MIDI and an infinite maze of unexplored space unfolds. At a glance, just tiny dots in the grid of your DAW. Combined, a composite of perfect symmetry that can be [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 7, 2020
Toontrack Hardcore MIDI Line

Toontrack Hardcore MIDI Line

Hatebreed drummer Matt Byrne brings you a crosscut of hardcore from then and now. Not only inspired by his own band’s catalogue but a broad selection of pioneering songs, influential artists and notable drummers of the genre, Hatebreed drummer Matt Byrne delivers an uncompromising, full-on assault of relentless grooves spanning the whole range of the hardcore genre from then and now. Expect [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 6, 2020
Toontrack Action Drums MIDI Line

Toontrack Action Drums MIDI Line

Groove foundations for dramatic scenes, soundscapes and songs. The Action Drums MIDI pack presents a collection of unique and unconventional grooves designed for use in any dramatic or action-packed scene, soundtrack or songwriting context. [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 5, 2020
Toontrack Fusion Fills MIDI Line

Toontrack Fusion Fills MIDI Line

More than 700 fills, tailored for fusion. Fusion. “The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity”. The general dictionary definition of the word applies perfectly to the music genre as well – it’s a mix of disparate elements from several genres that, put together, make perfect sense. In a seamless merge, it combines the complexity of jazz, the groove of [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 5, 2020
Toontrack Eighties Pop Grooves MIDI Line

Toontrack Eighties Pop Grooves MIDI Line

Drum beats and fills ready for your modern eighties-flavored pop songs. Pop drums in the eighties were somewhat a marriage between two eras. At one end of the scale, drum machines and monotonous beats were forcing their way into the sound of the time, while on the opposite side, groove, feel and timing were more important than ever. Amid all this was the traditional drummer, caught in an age when [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 4, 2020
Toontrack Arena Rock MIDI Line

Toontrack Arena Rock MIDI Line

Grooves and fills inspired by the icons of rock. Ear-deafening guitars, screeching vocals and thunderous bass in all their glory, but at the end of the day, a rock song is only as good as its heartbeat – the groove. With the Arena Rock MIDI pack, we reclaim center stage and let the floodlights shine on the drummer. This is the ultimate collection for fans of every stripe of big, earth-shattering [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 4, 2020
Toontrack Sixties Pop Grooves MIDI Line

Toontrack Sixties Pop Grooves MIDI Line

Transitioning from rhythm and blues, rock ’n’ roll and soul to a more open sound, the ’60s pop era is one of blurred lines when it comes to drums. Suddenly, drummers were caught in the midst of a musical and cultural revolution bursting with innovation, calling for new ideas, grooves and personality. Pop and rock players like Bobby Orr, Mick Avory, Keith Moon, Levon Helm, Charlie Watts, Mitch [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 2, 2020
Toontrack AOR Ballad Grooves MIDI Line

Toontrack AOR Ballad Grooves MIDI Line

A profound collection of timeless rock grooves inspired by AOR ballads from the golden age of the ’70s and ’80s. While the AOR genre already had gained a big following in the late ’70s and early ’80s rock scene, what made it break through to the mainstream tier and not only conquer the worldwide airwaves but also the movies is largely attributed to ballads. Bands and artists like Peter Cetera, [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 2, 2020
Toontrack Hard Rock Grooves MIDI Line

Toontrack Hard Rock Grooves MIDI Line

Any decent drummer can play a basic beat, but not all can throw down a groove. There’s a dichotomy between the two that sometimes is painfully obvious. One rocks, the other not so much. In this collection, Rival Sons’ sticksman Michael Miley shows that his drumming undoubtedly belongs in the category that rocks. His sense of timing, feel, musicality and overall ability to play rudimentary drum [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 2, 2020
Toontrack Power Metal MIDI Line

Toontrack Power Metal MIDI Line

Galloping beats, frenetic double bass drums, rampant tempos and crushing heaviness. Strip any given power metal song down to the bare bones of the rhythm section and a few simple but key elements emerge: speed, power, accuracy and extreme musical prowess. In respect of the drums, that’s exactly what this collection of MIDI is all about. Think the likes of Helloween, Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, [...]
ExpansionsJanuary 1, 2020
Toontrack Thrash Metal MIDI Line

Toontrack Thrash Metal MIDI Line

All the conservative traits of the genre – and then some! This collection of MIDI grooves and fills takes a headfirst plunge into the deep realms of thrash metal music from the late ’80s through to today. Delivering a battery of piercing brutality that encapsulates all the conservative traits of the genre, but also adding elements and ideas that upend the sometimes narrow confines of the style, [...]