Mixosaurus Kit A DAW Drums Review

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Michael Cooper

STANDOUT VIRTUAL KIT SOUNDS LIKE THE REAL THING

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Product Summary

I could set DP's buffer size as low as 128 samples when using Kit A in real time. Unfortunately, I couldn't load more than 1.6 GB of Kit A samples into RAM without crashing Kontakt Player 2 and DP. The full-featured Kontakt V. 3.02 easily loaded and played Kit A Multis and provided access to slightly more RAM. Using a beta version of Kontakt 3.5, I could load a 2.17GB kit without a hiccup.

Dead-On

Kit A's learning curve is steep, but the many video tutorials included are a great help. This package is one of the very best-sounding virtual drummers I've heard to date. Prepare to be totally blown away.


Mix contributing editor Michael Cooper is the owner of Michael Cooper Recording in Sisters, Ore. Visit him at www.myspace.com/michaelcooperrecording.






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