Beatstation

For the advanced user, the Beatstation contains a number of powerful yet simplified tools for manipulating MIDI, sound design, instrument creation and full mixing. Basic, easy sampling functionality. There's plenty for anyone who wants a quick groove or an easy way of building a layered and processed custom drum kit. If you continue browsing, you agree to the use of cookies. Read more I accept.

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There's not a lot you can do with your sounds, though, as parts can't be edited and there's no sequencer. The pads are designed for rhythmic sounds but there are also Bass and Lead 'pads' actually mini virtual keyboards for instrument beatstaion. Image 2 of 2 In keeping with its open-ended nature, Beatstation offers numerous skins so you can customise its look. Wishlist Log in to view your wishlist. Our Verdict More flexible than it seems at first look, Beatstation will appeal to those who heatstation to create drum kits and grooves in a hurry.

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You can load up sounds as a whole kit or on a pad-by-pad basis. Our full range of studio equipment from all the leading equipment and software brands. Plug in a MIDI keyboard and you'll find that the lower register plays the bass instrument, the middle area fires off the pads and the upper octaves are dedicated to your lead sound.

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The downside is that the mapping is fixed so you can't, for example, plug in a drum pad controller and assign the pads beatxtation you want beatstatiom.

So, how to sum up Beatstation? Whether you use it on your portable travelling rig or in a full-on studio context, the Beatstation adapts to meet the challenges of every production situation. Also included are effects provided by Overloud, the award winning software development company that released Breverb and TH1. Some items are excluded from our money back guarantee, including: Beatstation also lets you use and combine all of your existing Toontrack EZX and SDX drum libraries together to create one of a kind drum kits and sounds.

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The likes of volume, ADSR, pan and pitch can be adjusted, and there are reverse and offset options, making it quick and easy to build up layered sounds. Click 'email me when available'. Stranger still, bwatstation not sure Toontrack could either. All this can be done just with a few clicks of the mouse, making the Beatstation a hugely powerful yet easy to use virtual instrument.

Combining drums, bass and lead instruments with drag and drop, REX and MIDI support, the Beatstation is your companion for quickly getting a full beat up and running or for diving into the smallest details of what you want your sound to be, to be able to realize your music, your expression.

And even after spending some time with it, we're not sure we beatstaton answer either of these questions. Pros Great for building drum kits quickly.

Sound sets can be beqtstation by dragging and dropping Wav, REX, MP3 and Toontrack library sounds on to the pads of Beatstation from the Beatstation browser or from the users computer harddrive mixing and matching any sounds available to build brand new perso Sounds can be recorded using the Beatstation recorder.

Keep in mind that they are all just a click and drag away. The effects come from Overloud, which ensures better than average quality, and the range is extensive, with categories including Bitcrush, Chorus, Compressor, Delay, Distortion, EQ and Reverb, as well as instrument-specific ones for piano, bass, snare, vocals, etc.

Ultimately, it's hard to say exactly what you will find it useful for - if anything - until you actually give it a go, and unfortunately there's no demo. As well as being able to play back REX files, you can also drag a complete REX file onto a pad, or just a slice from it.

Our full range of DJ equipment from all the leading equipment and software brands. Handily, this also works with your own imported samples and REX slices, giving you more flexibility, though it would have been nice if the software could automatically detect pitch, as this would help beginners who might not necessarily know anything about musical notes. Open a pad's Properties window and you'll find some fairly powerful sound design features - up to five samples can be layered on each pad simply by dragging and dropping, and each layer can be tweaked individually.

They call it "a tonal and percussive open surface new generation virtual instrument", which is accurate enough, but tellingly, the sell line for Beatstation is vague and non-committal: You can change the look by loading up skins, and you can design your own with the Skin Tool.

Each category contains a variety of kit presets with corresponding MIDI variations comprised of drum, bass and lead parts. Offering drum, bass and lead instrument creation and arrangement with drag and drop simplicity, Beatstation is your go-to instrument for quickly getting a full groove up and running in no time at all.

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