XLN Audio Addictive Drums Software

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  • XLN Audio Addictive Drums Software
  • 30+ Presets
  • 300+ MIDI Files

XLN Audio Addictive Drums Software


XLN Audio Addictive Drums is the Complete Drum Production Studio. And by "complete", we do mean complete! It has everything you need to make a professional drumtrack production. It's flexible, yet very quick to learn and use.

SPECIAL OFFER! - When you purchase this product you will receive a Free upgrade to version 2 upon release.

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

How to Apply

Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.

You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.

Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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Addictive Drums offers a number of ways to get started with your drum tracks. Either you can simply pick a preset from the preset menu, choose a beat and go from there, or you can build your own drum kit from scratch picking and choosing the kit pieces you like and make your own MIDI beats.

Addictive Drums works for all projects and ambitions.

Addictive Drums is built on three major, and equally important, building blocks...

1. Drum Samples: The raw drum/cymbal sounds, recorded with a multi-mic setup.

2. Production Tools: Mixing, insert effects, reverbs, the know-how of a sound technician / producer.

3. Beats & Fills: The grooves, beats and fills of a good dummer!

Addictive Drums offers all this, in ONE easy-to-use plugin, compatible with all the major host software packages!

Addictive Drums ships with 3 complete kits, and lots of extra drums and cymbals. The samples include every nuance from the softest to the hardest hits, many stroke variations (hi-hat has 12 variations, snare has 6 for example) Alternating samples through-out bring unparalleled realism.

Addictive Drums 1.5 Adrenaline update offers a number of new features such as:

  • Full E-Drum Support
  • General MIDI Support
  • Beat Transformer
  • 30+ New Presets
  • 300+ New MIDI Files


All sampled drum/cymbal sounds are recorded with a multi channel mic setup, just as you would record a real drum kit.

The AD Kits

  • Sonor Designer (Kick, Snare, 5 toms)
  • DW Collector s Series (Kick, Snare, 5 toms)
  • Tama Starclassic (Kick, Snare, 3 toms)


  • Pearl Signature Ferrrone snare
  • Pearl Masterworks Piccolo snare
  • Pearl Masterworks kick

Cymbals: (Sabian & Paiste)

  • 3 Hi-hats
  • 4 Rides
  • 9 Crashes
  • 3 Splashes
  • 2 Chinas

Shaping the basic sound is easy within AD s sampler section. Controls for volume and pitch (with envelopes), levels (adjust balance of Close, Overhead and Room levels of each Kitpiece), and filter (cut the low end on hihats for example) means you can do anything from slight tweaking to major reconstruction of the sound.

For each kit piece:

  • Solo/Mute
  • Main Level
  • Overhead Level + Pan / Width
  • Room Level + Pan / Width

Single Sample mode:

  • Main Pitch + OH / Room Pitch Offset
  • Pitch Envelope (with velocity mod)
  • Amp Envelope
  • Hi-Pass / Lo-Pass Filter

For each channel:

  • Compressor
  • Dist (4 algos, selectable bandwidth)
  • EQ (3 band)
  • Saturating Limiter

Master and Bus channels additionally include:

  • Tape Saturation
  • Hi-Pass / Lo-Pass Filter

Reverbs include:

  • 4 algorithms (Ambience, Room, Hall, Plate)
  • Decay Time, Predelay, Damping
  • 2 band EQ
  • Pan/Width control

System Requirements:

  • PC:

  • Windows XP / Vista / 7

  • 2 GHz Pentium 4
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 3 GB free harddrive space
  • DVD drive

  • Mac:

  • OS X 10.4 / 10.5 / 10.6

  • G5 or IntelMac
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 3 GB free harddrive space
  • DVD drive