(Cakewalk | Posted 2007-05-30)

Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, today releases Session Drummer 2 Hip Hop Pack Vol. 1, an expansion pack for Session Drummer 2™. The Session Drummer 2 Hip Hop Pack was designed from the ground up to provide Session Drummer 2 users with the fastest way to create realistic Hip Hop drum tracks. Session Drummer 2 ships with SONAR 6 Producer Edition and SONAR Home Studio 6 XL.

The Session Drummer 2 Hip Hop Pack provides all the essential sounds to get your productions started quickly. The Hip Hop Pack includes royalty-free kits, samples, and MIDI patterns that allow you to create thousands of Hip Hop beats in a matter of minutes with Session Drummer 2 (available separately). You can choose from 16 different multi-sample kits representing different eras in Hip Hop—from classic 80’s Rap to modern day Top 40 and R&B hits. Samples range from dry and unprocessed to extreme FX, and include kicks, snares, toms, and a variety of cymbals which you can mix and match to create your own sound. The Hip Hop Pack also includes 242 MIDI patterns that were created to work with the included kits.

33 Session Drummer 2 programs and 600+ unique samples

Includes complete kits, kick combinations, snare combinations, cymbals, toms, percussion, special FX, and more

242 MIDI patterns allowing for thousands of unique beat combinations

16 standard drum kits and 400+ SFZ multi-sample maps for thousands of kit combinations

Ideal for Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B, and other modern music styles

About Session Drummer 2

Session Drummer 2 was designed from the ground up to provide the fastest and most fun way to create realistic and vital drum tracks. In looking for high-quality content to include in Session Drummer 2, Cakewalk turned to Smart Loops, an industry leader in rhythm content and a leading provider of professional drum loops.

Session Drummer 2’s amazing sound quality is made possible through a combination of the included high-quality multisamples and MIDI patterns from Smart Loops, along with the unrivaled non-aliased rendering provided by the Expression Engine™, found exclusively in the Cakewalk Instruments Line.

Pricing and Availability

The Session Drummer 2 Hip Hop Pack Vol. 1 expansion pack is available to registered SONAR 6 Producer Edition and SONAR Home Studio 6 XL customers direct from the Cakewalk online store for $59.00 U.S. For more information call 888-CAKEWALK, +1 (617) 423-9004 outside U.S. or visit Cakewalk on the web at www.cakewalk.com.

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