Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Nord Drum 2 Gets Major Software Update

Among the new features for the Nord Drum 2 are MIDI cc-support, FM synthesis, twice the memory capacity and an updated sound bank
Nord Drum 2 OS - v2.1 is available now
The new software update announcement for the Nord Drum 2 is an extensive update from Nord, it sees the modelling percussion synth get a few bug-fixes as well as several new features in OS v2.1.

FM Synthesis has been added to the tone section, giving you 6 different FM-algorithms. Users now also have MIDI CC-control over all parameters and a new MIDI Mode allows you to play each channel in a pitched manner with a MIDI keyboard or sequencer.

The update sees memory reorganised into 8 banks with 50 program locations each, meaning that memory capacity has been doubled, with 400 locations in total.

There's a new Nord Drum 2 Manager that works with Mac and Windows to easily backup and transfer Nord Drum 2 Banks.

Improvements have been made to Hand Clap mode, there are 4 new Filter types in the Noise Section - High Pass 12/24 dB, Low Pass 12dB and Band Pass - plus Dynamic Curves for pads and triggers.

To download the new version as well as updated product manuals and a reworked Factory Sounds Bank, head to the Nord Drum 2 site.

Follow Gear4music.com on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to hear about the latest news and offers on music gear.

By Alice Thomson

Posted on 18 Oct 2013 11:53 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

TC Helicon launch VoiceLive 3 Extreme vocal and guitar FX unit at Musikmesse 2015.

14 Apr 2015 16:15
thumbnail

TC Electronic expand the Ditto Looper lineup with the Ditto Stereo Looper.

14 Apr 2015 06:45
thumbnail

TC Electronic have released two new versatile 3-mode effect pedals.

23 Jan 2015 17:09
thumbnail

TC-Helicon have launched the Switch-6, a footswitch with, yep, 6 switches.

23 Sep 2014 16:49
thumbnail

A special edition version of the popular TC Electronic Ditto Looper pedal has been announced.

22 Jul 2014 16:00

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

Renowned for their legacy of revolutionary amplifiers and guitar pedals, Gurus have fast established themselves as a leading voice in the guitar industry

15 May 2017 17:04
thumbnail

Control the harmonic content and output of your tone in one fell swoop. Designed for all things gritty and tenacious, Earthquaker's Erupter puts fuzz back on the map.

10 May 2017 16:55
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

One of contemporary jazz's most revered figures, the legendary Django Reindhardt's Levin Deluxe archtop Guitar is to go on auction at the end of the month.

8 May 2017 12:13