(Los Altos, CA)—February 13, 2017—Sonoma Wire Works has released an update to its DrumCore 4 AAX/VST3/AU plug-in featuring tempo-stretchable audio and MIDI drum loops performed by industry-recognized drummers with multi-velocity samples of their drum kits in many styles. DrumCore’s Version 4.1 update adds multi-out routing, enabling producers and engineers to tailor the sound of the drum kits to fit the project at hand.

The 64-bit compatible DrumCore 4.1 has seven dedicated stereo auxiliary outputs for busing sub-mix channels within a session. While the full drum mix is still sent to the main stereo output, the sub-mixes are routed to the auxiliary outputs. Bus assignments for the 48 pads in each kit can be customized as needed.

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DrumCore 4 is available in three editions that contain the same plug-in. The differences are how it is delivered to the end user—via download, USB Flash drive, or Solid State drive—and how much content is included by the aforementioned drummers. All editions can be expanded with content by more than 25 drummers in DrumCore 4’s built-in store.

DrumCore 4 Lite offers 4 GB of content, including 24 GrooveSets (1,400 audio loops and 800 MIDI loops) by 13 celebrity drummers, and 11 multi-velocity sampled kits. DrumCore 4 Lite is available via download. Lite includes content by 13 drummers: Alan White (Yes, Lennon), Ben Smith (Heart), Jeff Anthony (Sheryl Crow), John Bishop (Bobby McFerrin), Lonnie Wilson (Brooks & Dunn), Luis Conte (Sergio Mendes), Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver), Michael Shrieve (Santana), Ned Douglas (Dave Stewart), Sly Dunbar (Bob Marley), Terry Bozzio (Missing Persons), Tony Braunagel (Bonnie Raitt), and Zoro (Lenny Kravitz).

DrumCore 4 Prime offers 20 GB of content, including 160 GrooveSets (10,000 audio loops and 2,000 MIDI loops) by 17 drummers, and 100 multi-velocity sampled kits. Prime Link is available as a download, and Prime Flash is delivered on a 32 GB USB 3.0 flash drive for quick installation and portability. Prime includes all of the DC4 Lite content plus four more drummers, including Gregg Keplinger (Herb Ellis, Carter Jefferson), John Tempesta (The Cult, Testament), Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam) and Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction, Porno for Pyros, Nine Inch Nails).

Finally, DrumCore 4 Ultra offers 50 GB of content, including 265 GrooveSets (21,000 audio loops and 3,000 MIDI loops) by 18 drummers, and 139 multi-velocity sampled kits. Ultra's 50 GB content library comes preloaded on a 120 GB USB3 Solid State Drive with space to add more content from DrumCore 4’s online store. Ultra’s external hard drive provides instant access to the DrumCore 4 library. Ultra includes all of the DC4 Lite and Prime drum content (with much more content by many of them), plus an additional drummer: Terence Higgins (Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Norah Jones, The Black Crowes).

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