A unique sonic adventure through 10 electronic drum kits and 40 rhythmic loops recorded from an original Buchla 200e modular synthesizer. “B-System: Percussives includes over 650 24-bit sounds that ably demonstrate the sonic range of a killer Buchla rig.” – Keyboard Magazine The Buchla 200e is a modular analog synthesizer designed by electronic music pioneer Don Buchla and built by Buchla and Associates. 200e synthesizer platform includes several modules that roughly correspond to the canonical analog synthesizer’s ones including an envelope generator, voltage controlled oscillators and filters, ring modulator and LFO.
The sound designers at Puremagnetik had a rare opportunity to sample this magic beast and have now released the first in a series of B-System Micropaks, this one focusing primarily on the synthesizer’s percussion generation capabilities.
Customized for Ableton Live
B-System Percussives for Ableton Live includes ten full 2 octave kits (over 650 individual samples) programmed with advanced Macro integration and effects mapping. Utilizing multi-velocity zones for the ultimate in expression and playability each kit is sonically charged for instant electronic gratification! The Ableton Live version also includes 40 Live Clips of preprogrammed material, each one expertly tailored with effects racks and advanced Macro controls.
Customized for Kontakt and Logic
The Kontakt version of B-System comes with 10 menus of over 20 multisampled percussion sounds and a menu of looped phrases. Each instrument has been uniquely programmed with a custom Kontakt KSP GUI for instant tweakability. B-System Percussives for Logic includes a collection of 10 electronic kits, multiple pre-programmed channel strips and 40 advanced SIAL loops that integrate seamlessly with EXS24.