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Native Instruments Battery 4. Battery 2 , in 72 pads, stereo voices, 32 bits audio engine, new formats manager, 3,5 Gb library, etc. We had to wait seven years for a new version to become available as a package with Komplete 9 basic version and Ultimate and as a standalone. Native did, however, in the interim, introduce Maschine , and several other virtual drum solutions.
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Get the most out of this drum sampler powerhouse with Toby Pitman’s essential tips. Battery 4 is upon us. This release has seen a major overhaul for the advanced drum sampler with a new refined interface and loads of new features. Tip 1: The Battery 3 Library? So where the hell is the Battery 3 library then?
The best thing to do is just take the hit and approach this from a different angle. This folder will now show up as a shortcut button in the Browser. You can now easily browse the folder for all your favorite Battery 3 kits! Tip 2: Cell Rendering So Cell rendering is new in Battery 4.
This allows you to effectively bounce a processed cell to disk. This can be very cool if your the sort of person that likes to build custom libraries and Battery certainly has the sound sculpting tools for creating new and interesting sounds. Here you can set your sample rate and format for the render.
The highest setting is a Whole Note. This can be a gotcha! When rendering, turn off the volume envelope to capture the whole sample! Once rendered, you can activate the envelope which retains its settings.
Pro Tip: Rename the Cell before you render to write the name to the rendered file. Below you can see the difference in file length between the top file with envelope and the bottom file without. Tip 3: Beat Mode When you load a sample that contains tempo and slice information i. This allows Battery to tempo sync these loops and even map individual slices to cells. This will allow you to enclose a sliced loop like a REX file in a single cell.
Below you can see Beat mode is selected in the Engine section. This opens up Battery 4 in a big way!! It now becomes a powerful loop playback engine in the realm of something like Stylus RMX.
Any capable loops are perfectly beat-matched! It makes it a breeze to create many sonic variations on a loop too by loading the same one into multiple cells and processing differently! You can of course split the loop slices out onto Cells by pressing Expand in the playback engine section. Game changer!! Tip 4: They can also take some work out of MIDI programming. They basically emulate drum rudiments like ruffs, drags, flams, rolls and some extra effect based things.
Here I have a Cell that has a a bunch of velocity layers of a snare. This gives me a bunch of easy to play articulations. The bonus is they are dynamic and will trigger the velocity layers giving a fairly realistic result! Oddly, they also well some of them work on all REX file slices when playing a loop of a single Cell. Try it. Of course you can get some great effects on non-drum material too!! Tip 5: Round Robins Round Robins eliminate the machine gun effect produced by re-triggering the same sample in rapid succession.
Most will have up to three Round Robin samples for the hardest velocity layer. If I play the note, I get a machine gun free snare as the Cells cycle on each hit. Tip 6: I got some really interesting results by loading raw synth waveforms into Cells and time-stretching them beyond recognition with a MIDI controller All through some Lo-Fi and Saturation effects of course!!! Battery 4 rocks!! Get at it!
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Battery 4 is a professional drum sampler providing a comprehensive set of tools and a wide File Size: GB; Developer: Native Instruments. Native Instruments Battery 4 now supports AAX format as of the release of Komplete 9 (also available separately). No RTAS support for now but. I can open the same session in Cubase and Battery 4 runs perfectly, I just re-installed and don’t have Komplete on my Mac yet, but will double in the Native instruments plug in folder by default rather than vstplugins.