Spectrasonics Intros StylusSound developer Spectrasonics introduced its Groove Control Virtual Instrument -- Stylus Vinyl Groove Module. Stylus is a new type of software plug-in 6/05/2002 8:00 AM Eastern
Sound developer Spectrasonics introduced its Groove Control VirtualInstrument -- Stylus Vinyl Groove Module.
Stylus is a new type of software plug-in instrument that integratesa massive core library of thousands of groove elements, loops andsamples with a powerful user interface to create original grooves.Stylus can be used as a native plug-in instrument in hosts like Logic,Digital Performer, Cubase VST, Nuendo and Pro Tools; no sampler isnecessary.
Stylus features include:
A massive core library of nearly 3 gigabytes
All-new remix groove library created by acclaimed producer EricPersing
Over 1,000 turntable tricks, skips, stops, beat-juggling and scratchFX
Over 100 live percussion loops can be added to any groove
Elastic tempo, pitch, pattern and feel with Groove Control
Real-time groove jamming at any tempo with Groove menus
Built-in Groove auditioning system and near-instantaneous loadtimes
A drum sample library featuring thousands of samples
Easy to use, built-in patch-management system
Total recall with sequence
Multimode resonant filters for each sample, plus master filters
Three envelopes for pitch, filter and amplitude
Matrix-style modulation routing, two LFOs
Independent parameter control of each sample
Powered by custom 32-bit UVI engine
Cross platform and plug-in compatibility
Price: $299 MAS, RTAS and VST.
System recommendations: 192MB RAM, 3GB free hard disk space. MAC: OS8 or higher, 300MHz G3 or better CPU, and MAS, RTAS or VST 2.0 host.PC: Windows 98, 300MHz Pentium or better CPU, sound card and VST 2.0host.
For more information, visit Spectrasonics at www.spectrasonics.net.