» We are in love with all the d16’s plugs! Nepheton, Drumazon and Phoscyon are the best roland’s emulation we've ever heard. «
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Drumazon synthesis emulates all the sounds of the original 9O9. All the instruments are synthesized in exactly the same way as the original. All the nuances and detail of the original are captured perfectly. In addition, all Drumazon instruments have enhanced controls. This extra functionality allows the user to adjust the sounds further than on the original unit. This opens up a whole new world of sound creation. Listen to the audio demos or tweak it yourself with the demo version :)
Drumazon has a flexible output configuration. Every instrument's audio signal can be routed to any of the 11 outputs. This allows users to further shape sounds individually or in groups via their favourite plug-ins.
Each individual output can be set to mono or stereo. Every instrument also has a Mute and Solo button. Mute will not just silence the sound, it will stop the sound being triggered. Solo will stop all other instruments from being triggered and only allow the selected sound(s) to play.
Drumazon has extensive midi control. Midi notes can be used to trigger each individual sound. Alternatively, the internal sequencer can be used. This can be set to play using Drumazon's internal clock or set to synchronize perfectly to the host sequencer.
Most of Drumazon's parameters can be automated within the host and also controlled using MidiCC with an external controller. An easy-to-use Midi Learn function allows reassignment of any of the parameters.
Within the internal sequencer, patterns are stored in 8 banks. Each bank can store up to 12 patterns. Each pattern consists of 16 steps. Each pattern location has a midi note number assigned to it. The patterns can be edited traditionally using the step buttons or using the tap function.
The internal sequencer has various modes of operation. In Chain Mode, a range of patterns are selected from the internal banks and are played through in a circular fashion. Patterns can also be triggered freely by selecting the corresponding midi note (for example, from a midi controller keyboard). External controllers can be used in any mode to provide full control over pattern playback.
A Randomizer function is also provided within the internal sequencer. It can be used to make simple changes to a pattern or create a whole new one - ideal when your creativity needs a boost! Randomizing can be applied to specific instruments and specific steps. The frequency of occurrence can also be adjusted to give you just the right amount.
Files are stored in the XML format. This allows single patterns or whole banks to be exchanged between users easily. XML allows the files to be edited in a text editor. Ideal if you want to post or share a pattern on a web site -just post the text!
The settings for each instrument can be stored in it's own preset. Each instrument preset can be loaded in individually. This allows maximum flexibility when putting kits of instruments together. A dedicated Preset Manager is provided to help the user manage the sounds within their own unique library.
It's not a standalone program so you need a host application to use it.
Low tom (mid tom and hi tom only tuned higher)
In the left channel of .wav file you hear original 909 and in the right channel Drumazon.
Beat, September 2012
» Sound von Nepheton und Drumazon sehr nahe am Original bewegt, durch zahlreiche Ergänzungen aber auch weit darüber hinaus gehen kann. Die Plug-ins besitzen eine Flexibilität und Vielseitigkeit, wie sie nur eine algorithmische Klangerzeugung bieten kann und Shuffle-Funktion oder der ausgefeilte Randomizer helfen auch der Kreativität auf die Sprünge. «
» Drumazon are capable of creating 909-esque sounds that the original cannot create. Not only that, Drumazon features a sequencer with a truly brilliant randomizer. (Read full review here) «
» Here's another reason to stop trying to collect every 909 sample collection going! With the Drumazon you have a 909 that manages to surpass the original! Even if you don't think you have use for the 909 I'd get it as it represents great value. The sounds coming from my monitors were very, very pleasing to say the least! For owners of Orion Studio 9 Drumazon compliments the Pro-9 greatly! ... A truly fantastic rendition of hardware favorite! «
Buenasideas, Aug. 02, 2009
» Für alle Liebhaber elektronischer Musik und auch solche die eine originalgetreue Emulation der TR-909 haben wollen, ist dieses ausgezeichnete VST-Plugin, dass für Windows- und Mac-Systeme erhältlich ist, sehr zu empfehlen. «
Digital Music Magazine, Nov/Dec 2007
» Il risultato è di prim’ordine, le differenze acustiche fra l’originale e il “clone” sono quasi impercettibili anche dall’orecchio più allenato. Una soluzione ideale per chi non cerca altro che il mitico suono della 909. «
La bible de la musique sur PC, No 22 2007
» La majorité des utilisateurs s'accordent pour dire que Drumazon est la meilleure émulation de TR-909 disponible a ce jour. «
Beat, April 2007
» Wir haben Drumazon gegen gut dokumentierte Aufnahmen einer TR-909-Sample-Session verglichen. Tatsächlich klingt das neue d16-Instrument so rund und druckvoll wie das Original und verhält sich selbst bei Klangveränderungen am laufendem Sequenzer wie der graue Kasten aus dem Orwell-Jahr 1984 «
Keys, April 2007
» Drumazon macht jede Menge Spaß und ist durch die flexible Klangformung jeder statischen Sample-Kollektion überlegen. Die Symbiose aus traditioneller Bedienung und exzelentem Sound lässt eine perfekte illusion des Originals entstehen «
Computer Music, May 2007
» In fact, given the choice, we’d take Drumazon over a hardware 909 every time. It can produce a greater range of sounds, offers the convenience of a software instrument and, most importantly, sounds fantastic «
Future Music, May 2007
» Drumazon isn't for everybody, but if you're one of those types who find themselves regularly reaching for those classic 909 samples then you'll most likely love it to bits «
Remix, May 2007
» Drumazon is a ton of fun, and the original hardware wouldn't give you a much better experience. [...] Still, Drumazon sounds dynamite without any compression or processing «
DE:BUG, Mai 2007
» Der Klang der Drumazon-Emu ist mehr als solide. Die Sounds klingen knackig und haben einen gewissen Punch, der ihnen im Mix eine gute Durchsetzungsfähigkeit erlaubt. «
Bigshot, May/June 2007
» From years of using the TR-909, this unit sounds exactly what I’ve been accustomed to using all the little tricks work the same, the volume distorts when the mix is too hot, the floor tom makes an excellent bass line, and the ride pitch crushes the high-end while tweaking the knob. «
» I still used the real 909 for a long time especially for the snare sound, that was until I got Drumazon «
This is real spectrum of FFT size 4096 with Blackman window at sampling rate 44100Hz
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