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March 21, 2013

Real Blues Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples and John Emrich announce the release of their Real Blues Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

The Blues are the bedrock of modern Rock ‘n Roll and R&B music. Artists like Buddy Guy, Willie Dixon, Pinetop Perkins, Muddy Waters and B. B. King paved the road for popular music as we know it today.

Real Blues features 65 full songs inspired by these great artists and includes all 65 songs in sections like: Intro, Verse, Chorus, Solo and Ending as well as including free-time Ending Fermatas. For ease of use, all songs are also included separated into two bar grooves.

Covering the Delta Blues, Boogie Woogie, Chicago Blues, Early R&B, Jump Blues, Soul Blues, Swamp Blues and Texas Blues – Real Blues also includes 8 songs played with brushes providing a total of 4,553 MIDI files (15,244 bars).

Real Blues is the most comprehensive blues drum groove collection and is a must-have for any singer/songwriter to inspire you with your next song.

This multi-format collection includes grooves formatted for BFD2, BFD Eco, EZDrummer, Superior Drummer, Addictive Drums, Steven Slate Drums 4, Cakewalk Session Drummer as well as General MIDI Standard MIDI Files which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware --- this includes drum machines and synthesizers which have drum sounds.

Real Blues was performed by John Emrich on a Yamaha DTX900 electronic drum set and Optimized for 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 3 Toms, 1 Hihat, 2 Crash cymbals and 1 Ride cymbal.


December 3, 2012

Real Reggae Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples and John Emrich announce the release of their Real Reggae Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library. Real Reggae includes over 1,190 grooves & fills in a wide variety of Reggae styles in a variety of tempos all formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZPlayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, SSD4, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

Performed live on an electronic drum kit and Optimized for 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 3 Toms, 1 Hihat, 2 Crash cymbals, 1 Ride cymbal, 1 Cowbell, 1 Woodblock and a Low & High Timbale - Real Reggae is composed of raw reggae performances ready for your Reggae, Dub or Ska tracks formatted as both Songs & Grooves.

Included are Timbale, Woodblock & Cowbell one-shot samples as WAV files as well as a stereo 16 velocity BFD2/BFD Eco Timbale instrument. Also included is a Simmons SDSV kit formatted for BFD2 and BFD Eco.


December 3, 2012

Real Latin Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples and John Emrich announce the release of their Real Latin Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library. Real Latin includes over 1,400 grooves & fills in a wide variety of Latin styles including Tango, Samba, Bolero, Calypso, El Beguine, Mozambique, Bossa Nova, Cha Cha, Merengue, Afro-Cuban, Mambo, La Rumba, Songo, La Conga & Pop Latin in a wide variety of tempos all formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZPlayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, SSD4, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

Performed live on an electronic drum kit, Real Latin is a collection of dance oriented Latin MIDI grooves created to inspire and move you.

The world of Latin music has continued to gain popularity over the years as an exciting form of entertainment that has crossed over and blurred the lines between different styles. True Latin music does not normally include a drum set - Real Latin offers MIDI grooves that were adapted to the drum set that will make you move in your seat. For this offering Platinum Samples concentrated on the drum set instrumentalists that have pioneered the art form and drew inspiration from their playing to create this extremely musical collection.


July 27, 2012

Platinum Samples releases 6 new kits for Session Drummer 3

Platinum Samples have just released 6 new expansion kits for Cakewalk SONAR Session Drummer 3.

Formatted for Cakewalk Session Drummer 3 in unprecedented detail with up to 19 velocity levels and 4 round robin samples per level. Each kit is available for download now at $39.95

Evil Joe Barresi Kit 1

Recorded by world famous recording engineer Joe Barresi whose credits include Tool, Bad Religion, Soundgarden, Wolfmother & Queens of the Stone Age. Evil Joe Barresi Kit 1 was recorded to analog 2" tape at Grandmaster Recorders, Ltd in their concrete room through their classic Neve 8028 console. Expertly tuned, the drums were played by Bobby Jarzombek (Halford).

Evil Joe Barresi Glamouflage Kit

Recorded by world famous recording engineer Joe Barresi (Tool, Bad Religion, Wolfmother, Soundgarden & Queens of the Stone Age), the Evil Joe Barresi Glamouflage Kit was recorded to analog 2" tape at Sound City Studios through their classic Neve 8028 console. Expertly tuned, the drums were played by Bobby Jarzombek (Halford).

The Glamouflage Kit has been fully mix processed through Joe's SSL console and personal outboard gear.

Jim Scott Kit 1

One of L.A.'s most respected producers, engineers and mixers — and one of the busiest — Jim Scott has built his rep off of crisp, live-off-the-floor sounds and attendant good vibes. Scott picked up his first Grammy in 1995 for engineering Tom Petty's Wildflowers, scoring two more for his work with Santana on Supernatural and the Foo Fighters' One By One. In 2007, he doubled his Grammy total, scoring a hat trick for his recording of the Dixie Chicks milestone Taking the Long Way. (Bud Scoppa, Mix Magazine July 2007)

Kit 1 is one of Jim's own personal Ludwig drum kits and was recorded at Jim's own PLYRZ Studios through his Neve 8048 console.

Jim Scott Brush Kit

Recorded by 6 time Grammy winning Recording Engineer Jim Scott, the Brush Kit is one of Jim's own personal Ludwig drum kits and was recorded at Jim's own PLYRZ Studios through his Neve 8048 console. The Brush Kit includes long and short brush sweeps as well as a cowbell.

Rock Legends Kits 1 & 2

Recorded by Grammy nominated recording engineer Rail Jon Rogut whose credits include Meshell NDegeocello, Ry Cooder and Michael Jackson. This Session Drummer 3 expansion kit was recorded via a classic Neve 80 series console, Sontec Equalizers and a Fairchild 670. Microphones used included Telefunken ELA M 251's on the Overheads and the Floor Toms, AKG C12A's on the Rack Toms & Neumann M49's on the Stereo Room.

Available as two separate expansion kits or bundled together: Rock Legends Kit 1 is a natural ambient kit with a shank style Hihat. Rock Legends Kit 2 is a tighter, less roomy version of the kit with a different Crash 1, tip style Hihat and additonal EQ on the Kick, Snare & Toms with compression added to the Toms. The individual price of the Rock Legends Kits is $39.95 but the 2 kits can be bought together for $49.95

Platinum Samples are one of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry. These products are expansions for Session Drummer 3, which is available exclusively in Cakewalk SONAR 8.5 and Cakewalk SONAR X1 Producer. Also available is their Andy Johns Kit 1 for Session Drummer 3.


June 8, 2012

Real Country Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are pleased to announce the release of their Real Country Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library. Real Country includes over 1,000 grooves in a wide variety of C&W styles including two beats, waltzes, shuffles, train beats, ballads, bluegrass, country swing, country rock and "Wailin" styles in a wide variety of tempos all formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZplayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, SSD4, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

Real Country includes over 1,000 grooves and fills recorded as a real performance on an electronic drum set, covering everything from traditional to modern country beats. Real Country also works great for other genres of music as well.

Drums in country music are a support roll, and all too often it's not practical to grab a drummer and hit the studio when you come up with an idea for a new tune. Real Country makes it easy to grab the appropriate groove and start recording quickly when inspiration strikes. Perfect for demos and final project recordings alike.

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are two of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry, and now they have turned their attention to developing MIDI Grooves. Real Country was produced and performed by John Emrich on a Yamaha DTX900 electronic drum set.


January 9, 2012

Rock Legends QuickPack for BFD2 and BFD Eco

Platinum Samples is excited to announce the immediate release of their Rock Legends QuickPack for BFD. The QuickPack features a 125th Anniversary Limited Edition Rock Legend Gretsch kit recorded by Grammy nominated recording engineer Rail Jon Rogut (Ry Cooder, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Jackson). Limited to a production of only 125 kits worldwide the Rock Legend kit is a true collector's item. Formatted for Fxpansion BFD2 and BFD Eco the QuickPack includes 25 presets in different genres.

Tracked by Rail on a classic Neve 80-series console, the kit includes 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 2 rack Toms , 2 floor Toms, a Crash Cymbal, a China Cymbal, a Ride Cymbal and a Hihat. The Overheads were recorded using 2 Telefunken ELA M 251's while the rack Toms were tracked with AKG C12A's. Telefunken ELA M 251's were also used on the two floor Toms. A pair of Neumann M49 were used on the Stereo Rooms and in BFD2 the Amb3 channel features a Mono Room which was an EV666 extremely compressed through a Fairchild 670 two channel compressor.


August 9, 2011

Brooks Wackerman Multi-Format MIDI Groove Libraries

Platinum Samples is pleased to announce the release of their two new Brooks Wackerman Multi-Format MIDI Groove Libraries available separately as Songs and Grooves or as a bundle, the Grooves Library has over 1,770 MIDI files (over 6,120 bars of unquantized grooves) while the Songs Library features 11 songs (over 1,300 bars split into song sections like intros, choruses and verses) formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZplayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

The Brooks Wackerman Grooves MIDI Groove Library features grooves played in 4/4, 5/4 and 7/8 in tempos ranging from 95 to 295 BPM. The Brooks Wackerman Songs MIDI Groove Library includes 11 songs separated into complete song structures (intros, verses, choruses, bridges, etc.). The library features grooves played in 4/4 at tempos ranging from 121 to 215 BPM with straight and swing feels as well as song endings.

Brooks Wackerman is the drummer for seminal American punk rockers Bad Religion, Brooks is also the frontman for his solo project Kidneys. Brooks’ first band was Bad4Good at the age of 12 after which he became the drummer for funk metal band Infectious Grooves whose success led him to becoming the drummer for the hardcore band Suicidal Tendencies from 1997 to 2001. Brooks played drums for The Vandals album “Look What I Almost Stepped In” and continues to be the stand in drummer for the band when their regular drummer, Josh Freese, isn’t available.

In 2001 he became the current drummer for Bad Religion and has played on their albums “The Process of Belief”, The Empire Strikes First”, “New Maps of Hell” and “Dissent of Man”. Brooks has also shared drumming duty on Korn’s untitled studio album with Terry Bozzio while also acting as frontman for Hot Potty and playing drums for thrash metal band The Innocent featuring bassist Ryan Sinn (who used to be in the bands: Love Equals Death, Angels & Airwaves and The Distillers), vocalist Brandan Schieppati (Bleeding Through) and guitarist Dave Nassi (No Use for a Name). In March of 2008 Brooks joined the experimental industrial rock band Fear and the Nervous System with guitarist/vocalist Munky (Korn), Billy Gould (Faith No More), Leopold Ross (Error) and Zac Baird (Korn, Billy Goat). Brooks has also toured with Tenacious D.

Platinum Samples are one of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry. The Brooks Wackerman MIDI Groove Library was recorded over a two-day session by Brooks on a Yamaha DTX900 electronic drum set.

Optimized for 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 2 Rack Toms, 2 Floor Tom, 1 Hihat, 3 Crash Cymbals & 1 Ride Cymbal


June 8, 2011

Military Cadence Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are pleased to announce the release of their Military Cadence Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library. Military Cadence features drum line grooves, snare rolls and a full collection of rudiments formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZplayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

Military Cadence contains a collection of 285 live, military cadence grooves and rudiments recorded as a real performance on an electronic drum set. This definitive collection features the first really usable military band style patterns for MIDI.

Military Cadence was composed and recorded by John Emrich, a retired Chief Musician from the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, DC. Hard to program, drum rudiments and rolls have a feel that can only be achieved by correctly playing them live. The library features grooves in 2/4, 4/4 and 6/8. The standard rudiments and snare drum rolls are also presented.

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are two of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry, and now they have turned their attention to developing MIDI Grooves. Military Cadence was produced and performed by John Emrich on a Yamaha DTX900 electronic drum set. No quantization, mouse clicks, or pastes were used – we leave that to you. Use this as the starting point for all your military cadence needs, as well as a creative catalyst for other musical styles. Military Cadence is like having your own personal military drum line.


May 2, 2011

Andy Johns Kit 1 for Session Drummer 3

Platinum Samples is pleased to announce the release of their Andy Johns Kit 1 for Session Drummer 3 featuring a hybrid kit with a Pork Pie bass drum, DW Toms and Andy’s personal engraved Ludwig Black Beauty snare as well as a Hihat, 3 Crash cymbals, 1 Ride, a China and a Splash cymbal. Also included are 120 MIDI Grooves from the Platinum Samples Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) and Bobby Jarzombek (Halford) MIDI Groove libraries.

The albums Andy Johns has recorded have sold in excess of 150 million copies. Legendary for his drum sound on Led Zeppelin’s When The Levee Breaks, Andy’s credits include Led Zeppelin II, III, IV and Physical Graffiti; The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street, Sticky Fingers, Goat’s Head Soup and It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll and Van Halen’s For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge.
Recorded at 24 bits resolution with unprecedented detail, the Andy Johns Kit 1 has as many as 12 velocity levels and 6 round robin hits per velocity level.

Product Highlights:

Recorded by legendary engineer Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Van Halen)

High Resolution 24 bit drum kit with up to 12 velocity levels and 6 round robin variations

Formatted for Cakewalk Session Drummer 3

Includes 120 MIDI Grooves from Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) and Bobby Jarzombek (Halford) MIDI Groove libraries

Platinum Samples are one of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry.

This product is an expansion pack for Session Drummer 3, which is available exclusively in Cakewalk SONAR 8.5 and Cakewalk SONAR X1 Producer.

Andy Johns Kit 1 for Session Drummer 3 is available at both Platinum Samples and the Cakewalk Store for instant download.


December 20, 2010

Bobby Jarzombek Multi-Format Metal MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples is pleased to announce the release of their Bobby Jarzombek Multi-Format Metal MIDI Groove Library featuring over 1,670 MIDI files (over 3,430 bars of unquantized grooves) formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZplayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0®, Addictive Drums®, Cakewalk® Session DrummerTM as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

Tired of working with an uninspiring drum machine or canned grooves that makes your chunky riffs sound flat and lame? The Bobby Jarzombek library includes 24 skull ripping complete performances played by a world-class metal drummer that will kick your songs up to a whole new level. You’ll be amazed at the precise brutal double bass work and killing hands and feet combinations played in straight, triplet and swing feels at tempos ranging from 92 to a blistering 298 BPM. Organized as crushing full pieces and separated into shorter loops of metal mayhem, these grooves won’t just kick your ass – they’ll make you cry for your momma too.

Best known for his 10-year tenure with the HALFORD band, featuring legendary JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Rob Halford, Bobby Jarzombek is also currently the drummer for progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING, long running New York City metal institution RIOT, and former SKID ROW front man, Sebastian Bach. Making his recording debut with JUGGERNAUT on 'Baptism Under Fire' in 1986, the San Antonio, TX native has also toured and recorded with SPASTIC INK, ICED EARTH, DEMONS & WIZARDS, ROB ROCK, JOHN WEST, and PAINMUSEUM, among others.

Jarzombek just wrapped up a six-month world tour with HALFORD in support of their latest studio effort, 'Made of Metal.'

Platinum Samples are one of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry. Bobby Jarzombek recorded the Bobby Jarzombek Metal MIDI Groove Library over a two-day session on a Yamaha DTXtremeIII Special electronic drum set.

Optimized for 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 2 Rack Toms, 1 Floor Tom, 1 Hihat, 3 Crash Cymbals & 1 Ride Cymbal


October 12, 2010

Steve Ferrone Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library

Platinum Samples is honored to announce the release of their Steve Ferrone Multi-Format MIDI Groove Library featuring over 660 MIDI files (over 3,200 bars of unquantized grooves) formatted for BFD2®, BFD Eco®, EZDrummer®, EZplayer®, Superior Drummer 2.0s®, Addictive Drums®, Cakewalk® Session Drummer™ as well as General MIDI which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware.

The Steve Ferrone MIDI Groove Library includes 17 songs separated into complete song structures (intros, verses, choruses, bridges, etc.) as well as 9 additional Groove variations. The library features grooves in 3/4, 4/4 & 6/8 with straight and swing feels as well as song endings.

Steve Ferrone, the former Average White Band drummer, has played with a who’s who of the music business, including Mindi Abair, Brian Auger Oblivion Express, Anita Baker, Ray Barretto, George Benson, the B-52’s, Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Donovan, George Duke, Duran Duran, The Emotions, Bryan Ferry, Roberta Flack, Peter Frampton, Aretha Franklin, David Garfield, Lincoln Goines, Jeff Golub, George Harrison, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Christine McVie, Pat Metheny, Bette Midler, Keb Mo, Stevie Nicks, David Sanborn, Carly Simon, James Taylor, The Temptations, Robbie Williams, Johnny Winter, and Steve Winwood.

Ferrone recorded Tom Petty’s acclaimed solo album Wildflowers in 1992; he subsequently joined Petty’s Heartbreakers and has been a bandmember since. Steve’s influences include Ringo Starr, Charlie Watts, Tony Meehan (The Shadows), Bernard Purdie, Grady Tate, Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, John Bonham, Clyde Stubblefield, Al Jackson Jr., Harvey Mason, and Jack DeJohnette.

Platinum Samples are one of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry. The Steve Ferrone MIDI Groove Library was recorded over a two-day session by Steve Ferrone on a Yamaha DTXtremeIII Special electronic drum set.

Optimized for 1 Kick, 1 Snare, 2 Rack Toms, 2 Floor Toms, 1 Hihat, 3 Crash Cymbals & 1 Ride Cymbal


July 12, 2010

Evil Drums Eco Kit 1 Expansion Kit for BFD Eco & BFD 2.1

Platinum Samples is happy to announce the release of Evil Drums Eco Kit 1 a low resource, download-only expansion kit for FXpansion BFD Eco & BFD 2.1 virtual drum software.

Recorded by Joe Barresi (Tool, QOTSA, Bad Religion) in the Cement Room at Grandmaster Recorders Ltd. (Foo Fighters, NIN, Rancid) Evil Drums Kit 1 is a versatile Pork Pie kit suitable for modern rock, indie, pop, punk & metal.

This download-only kit has been hand tuned for BFD Eco's reduced velocity engine giving excellent playability and sound for an exceptional price.

Also included are sample grooves from Platinum Samples’ upcoming Bobby Jarzombek Metal MIDI Groove Pack.


October 5, 2009

Real Jazz MIDI Groove Pack

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are pleased to announce the release of our Real Jazz MIDI Groove Pack. Real Jazz is the definitive Jazz MIDI groove collection featuring both stick and brush grooves.

Real Jazz is an immense collection of over 2,100 actual live, jazz grooves recorded as a real performance on an electronic drum set at specific tempos.

Jazz has to swing, and it has to groove --- the key is the swing eighth note, which in jazz has a slightly different inflection at different tempos. Each tempo category in Real Jazz was recorded for accuracy to capture the correct relationship of the notes in the swing pattern. With all of the different tempos represented in this collection, it is easy to keep the correct swing feel intact. The MIDI grooves include 2-beats, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, ballads, and shuffles for both sticks and brushes. Real Jazz even includes some bop and jungle grooves.

This definitive jazz collection features the first real usable set of brush patterns for MIDI. By using the sweep articulations available in drum VST and Core Audio instruments, the Real Jazz grooves replicate the correct sound and feel of playing brushes.

This multi-format collection includes grooves formatted as BFD2 palettes, BFD 1.5 bundles, as well as General MIDI Standard MIDI Files which can be used with any GM compatible drum software or hardware --- this includes drum machines and synthesizers which have drum sounds.

Platinum Samples and John Emrich are two of the foremost producers of drum samples in the world, with over 50 years of experience in the professional music industry, and now they have turned their attention to developing MIDI Grooves. Real Jazz was recorded over a five-day session by John Emrich on a Yamaha DTXtremeIII Special electronic drum set. No quantization, mouse clicks, or pastes were used – we leave that to you. Use this as the starting point for all your future jazz needs, as well as a creative catalyst for other musical styles. Real Jazz is like having your own personal jazz drummer.

Real Jazz is available now as a download from Platinum Samples’ website and includes BFD2 groove
palettes, BFD 1.5 groove bundles and GM Standard MIDI files for $35.00


June 6, 2009


Jim Scott’s Rock Drums for BFD 2.1


Los Angeles, CA – July 6, 2009

Platinum Samples is thrilled to announce Jim Scott’s Rock Drums for BFD 2.1

“One of L.A.'s most respected producers, engineers and mixers — and one of the busiest — Jim Scott has built his rep off of crisp, live-off-the-floor sounds and attendant good vibes. Scott picked up his first Grammy in 1995 for engineering Tom Petty's Wildflowers, scoring two more for his work with Santana on Supernatural and the Foo Fighters' One By One. In 2007, he doubled his Grammy total, scoring a hat trick for his recording of the Dixie Chicks milestone Taking the Long Way. That album was the most recent of dozens of projects Scott has done with Rick Rubin during the past two decades, from Petty and Johnny Cash to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Slayer.” (Bud Scoppa, Mix Magazine July 2007)

Jim Scott’s Rock Drums features a selection from Jim’s personal collection of classic drum kits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s recorded at his own PLYRZ Studios using his Neve 8048 console as well as samples played by Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Average White Band, Eric Clapton) recorded at Sound City Studios (RHCP, Tom Petty, Nirvana) using their Neve 8028 console. The drums compiled in the Rock Drums expansion pack have been played on albums from Robbie Robertson, The Dixie Chicks and Barenaked Ladies to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Rock Drums offers full discrete multi-channel drums for ultimate mix control with as many as 256 velocity layers for true variation in playing without requiring any velocity scaling. Split into two volumes, Rock Drums Volume 1 includes a brush and blast sticks kit for a total of 59 drum and cymbal options. Rock Drums Volume 2 features three great kits offering a choice of 25 drums and cymbals.

Rock Drums Volume 1 is delivered on seven, and Volume 2 on four DVD’s and allow 4 installation
options to best suit your needs, with the Supersize installation requiring 80 GB and 38 GB respectively.

Jim Scott’s Rock Drums is available immediately for pre-release. The volumes are available separately for $249.95 (Volume 1) and $129.99 (Volume 2) – or as a combination pack for $319.99

Also available from Platinum Samples is Joe Barresi’s Evil Drums, Andy Johns’ Classic Drums and Evil
Joe Barresi’s Glamouflage Kit QuickPack for BFD.

Platinum Samples is the first third party company to release Expansion Packs for FXpansion’s best selling BFD Premium Acoustic Drum Module software. The expansion pack requires that BFD 2.1 be installed and is both Mac OS X and Windows compatible. BFD 2.1 supports Digidesign’s RTAS format, as well as VSTi and Audio Units technologies.


August 19, 2008

Evil Joe Barresi’s Glamouflage Kit QuickPack for BFD

Los Angeles, CA – August 19, 2008

Platinum Samples is excited to announce the immediate release of Evil Joe Barresi’s Glamouflage Kit
QuickPack for BFD. Joe Barresi is famous for producing and engineering many of today's greatest modern rock bands such as Tool, Queens Of The Stone Age, Bad Religion, Weezer, Pennywise and Clutch. This BFD compatible QuickPack features the Pork Pie Glamouflage drumkit from the critically acclaimed Evil Drums expansion pack.

Tracked by Joe on a Neve 8028 console to analog 2" tape at the legendary Sound City Studios (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, NIN, Rage Against The Machine, Tool), the drums have been taken to the next level and have been fully mix processed without losing any velocity layers or resolution. Joe has EQ'd, compressed and performed his magic using the same console and equipment he uses when mixing. In addition, in a moment of evil genius, Joe patched the Kick and Snare though his classic Helios console - both through the Line Inputs to give them added warmth, and through the Mic Inputs to give a modern distorted option, offering a total of three wicked choices for the Kick and Snare. The Glamouflage Kit QuickPack also includes well over 1,200 new grooves in both BFD2 and BFD 1.5 format.

Delivered on 2 DVD’s, the Glamouflage Kit QuickPack has 4 installation options to best suit your needs, with the 19 GB SuperSize installation having as many 230 velocity levels for ultimate realism. The Glamouflage Kit QuickPack is available now for $89.99

Also available from Platinum Samples is Joe Barresi’s Evil Drums, Andy Johns’ Classic Drums, and
coming soon an expansion pack featuring Jim Scott.

Platinum Samples is the first third party company to release Expansion Packs for FXpansion’s best selling BFD Premium Acoustic Drum Module software. The expansion pack requires that BFD be installed and is both Mac OS X and Windows compatible. BFD supports Digidesign’s RTAS format, as well as the VSTi, Audio Units and Rewire technologies.

 

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