Sonic Academy KICK 2 – Drum Synthesiser
KICK 2 is finally here – The Multi Award Winning KICK gets an extensive upgrade for 2016. Easily sculpt, shape, create, manipulate, mangle your way to the perfect kick drum.
No longer do you need to rely on sampled and resampled low quality kick drums in sample packs. With KICK 2 you can easily create a perfectly synthesised kick attuned to your needs.
3 Fully Featured Click Areas
New to KICK 2 are 3 click areas jam packed with features including start time, length control, Low / High Pass Filters and fine pitch adjustment
No longer do you need to manipulate and adjust your clicks before import, simply load them and get started straight away
Drag & Drop Click Loading
Found an audio click that you like? simply drag and drop it straight onto the plugin window to load it directly into your soundbank
External Sample Folder Browsing
Browse your personal sample collection direct from inside the plugin – allowing you to audition all of your favourite samples without having to manually load them in.
Includes 230+ Factory Kicks
KICK 2 comes bundled with over 230 Factory presets in a wide range of styles including Analog / Bass / Drum & Bass / House / Live / Percussion / Pop / Progressive House / Psy Trance / Snares / Techno / Toms / Trance / Trap
Over 180 Click Samples
The click section contains 180 click samples that can be loaded in to provide your kick its own unique sound and if that still isn’t enough you can go ahead and load in your own click samples – KICK will save these to your user bank for later use.
Full Graphical EQ
Too many highs? Too little lows? Simply adjust them with new built-in graphical EQ to do a boost or cut accross the frequency range without ever having to leave the plugin
EQ Quick Controls
Once your EQ’s are set up you can control and manipulate them quickly and easily directly from the front of the plugin
Use the built in compressor to get even more control over your KICK sound – perfectly tuned for kick drums
Keep your levels under control with KICKs built in limiter. Featuring a threshold control as well as 3 release settings. Alternatively you simply disable it if you do not want it interfering with your sound.
Gate, Keytrack & Portamento Control
Take total control of how your MIDI input effects the length and pitch of your kick by making use of the Gate and Keytrack features
If you want to get really creative you can make use of our Portamento control to quickly and easliy create TRAP basses