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Heavyocity Media, a renowned name in the music industry, has release of its latest product, Damage Guitars & Damage Rock Grooves.

This explosive collection of expertly-crafted, heavy guitar tones, face-melting riffs, lush, clean guitars, and flawless performances is set to revolutionize your music production process. Bursting with rhythm and energy, Damage Guitars is ready to kickstart your cue and unlock your inner guitar god.

Introduction to Damaged Guitars

As soon as you lay your fingers on the strings of a guitar, you’re transported into another dimension. The power of heavy riffs infuses your soul and sparks an exhilarating energy that culminates in a symphony of sound. This is the essence of Heaviosity’s Damaged Guitars.

With its deeply sampled cinematic playables, this instrument library is a force to be reckoned with. But it’s not just the final product that’s impressive; it’s the meticulous process behind writing, recording and producing this library that sets it apart.

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The team at Heaviosity knew they had to go above and beyond to create an instrument library that would truly capture the essence of heavy metal guitars. They started by curating a collection of legendary guitars, amps, pedals and studio gear to ensure each riff was as aggressive as possible.

But it wasn’t just about having the right equipment – every detail had to be perfect. From mic placement to effects processing, every step in the recording process was carefully thought out and executed with precision.

And then there were the riffs themselves – each one crafted with passion and dedication. The heavy guitar riffs are truly the crown jewels of Damaged Guitars, reflecting the anatomy of heavy guitars with three keys: Drop D, Drop A and low F sharp.

But there’s more than just heavy riffs in this library. The clean side of Damaged Guitars showcases looped musical progressions paying homage to lush clean guitars. These loops are made up of two layers – a clean guitar layer sounding pristine and lightly affected along with a clean effects layer made up rich signal processing like delay, reverb and granular processes.

To seamlessly transition between these elements there are bass guitar loops matched specifically for each heavy guitar riff creating that characteristic wall-of-sound found in hard-hitting metal tracks. Plus, transitional elements like guitar slides, squeals or pinch harmonics as well as beefy aggressive bass transitions.

Navigating Damaged Guitars is made easier with Heaviosity’s intuitive structure called snapshots. This splits presets into two main categories: single instrument menus featuring only guitars or only bass sounds or combos where matching guitar and bass banks have already been programmed for you. Plus, multi-sampled round-robin playable guitar textures with cinematic nuance and larger-than-life feel to add instant color to your track.

In conclusion, Damaged Guitars is more than just an instrument library – it’s a testament to the power of heavy metal guitars. The careful curation of equipment and attention to detail in the recording process ensures that each riff is as aggressive as possible. With its clean loops, bass guitar transitions and intuitive structure for navigating sounds, this library has everything a musician needs to create their own epic soundscapes.

A Symphony of Legendary Guitars

Drawing from Heavyocity Co-Founder Neil Goldberg’s extensive background as a former touring metal guitarist, Damage Guitars is a testament to his diverse and impressive collection of legendary electric guitars. The lineup includes “custom shop” Gibson, PRS, Fender, Jackson, and Ernie Ball. These guitars have been processed and sculpted with an eclectic lineup of guitar pedals, and fed through five iconic tube amplifiers to guarantee a tone, vibe, and attitude that is true production-ready quality.

Damage Guitars is not just a product; it’s a symphony of legendary guitars, each contributing its unique voice to the ensemble. This symphony is the brainchild of Heavyocity Co-Founder Neil Goldberg, a former touring metal guitarist with an extensive background in the music industry. His passion for music and deep understanding of the nuances of guitar tones have been instrumental in creating Damage Guitars.

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The collection includes guitars from some of the most respected names in the industry, including “custom shop” Gibson, PRS, Fender, Jackson, and Ernie Ball. Each of these guitars has its own unique sound and character, contributing to the rich and diverse palette of tones available in Damage Guitars.

But the magic doesn’t stop at the selection of guitars. Each guitar has been processed and sculpted with an eclectic lineup of guitar pedals, adding another layer of complexity and versatility to the sounds. From distortion and overdrive to delay and reverb, these effects pedals allow for a wide range of tonal shaping, further enhancing the sonic capabilities of the guitars.

To ensure the highest sound quality, these processed guitar tones were fed through five iconic tube amplifiers. These amplifiers, known for their warm, rich tones and dynamic response, add depth and dimension to the sound, creating a tone, vibe, and attitude that is true production-ready quality.

The result is a symphony of legendary guitars, each with its own voice, yet all working together to create a versatile and powerful tool for music producers. Whether you’re looking for heavy, face-melting riffs, lush clean tones, or anything in between, Damage Guitars has you covered. It’s not just a collection of guitar sounds; it’s a symphony of legendary guitars, ready to bring your music to life.

Supercharged Signal Chain

After each instrument had been pristinely recorded, they were further processed with Heavyocity’s supercharged signal chain, delivering a massive dose of guitar wizardry. To elevate this already stellar collection, the Heavyocity team meticulously recorded bass tracks that perfectly match each guitar riff, providing score-ready bass tones that further intensify the force of these driving riffs.

The signal chain is the heart of any audio processing setup, and in the case of Damage Guitars, it’s supercharged to deliver a massive dose of guitar wizardry. This is where the raw sounds of the legendary guitars are transformed into the powerful, production-ready tones that Damage Guitars is known for.

After each instrument had been pristinely recorded, they were further processed with Heavyocity’s supercharged signal chain. This involves a series of carefully selected and meticulously configured audio processing tools and techniques that enhance, shape, and sculpt the raw guitar sounds into their final form.

The signal chain includes a range of effects, from dynamic processors like compressors and limiters that control the volume and sustain of the guitar tones, to equalizers that shape the tonal balance and bring out the best in each guitar. It also includes a variety of time-based effects like reverb and delay, which add depth and dimension to the sound, creating a sense of space and ambiance.

But the supercharging doesn’t stop there. To elevate this already stellar collection, the Heavyocity team meticulously recorded bass tracks that perfectly match each guitar riff. These bass tracks are not just simple low-frequency additions; they are carefully crafted to complement the guitar tones, enhancing the overall sound and adding a powerful low-end punch. This provides score-ready bass tones that further intensify the force of these driving riffs.

The result is a supercharged signal chain that transforms the raw sounds of legendary guitars into a powerful and versatile collection of guitar tones. Whether you’re looking for heavy, face-melting riffs, lush clean tones, or anything in between, the supercharged signal chain of Damage Guitars delivers, bringing a new level of power, precision, and efficiency to your music production process.

A Powerful, Intuitive Engine

With over 1200 sources, all housed in a powerful, intuitive engine, Damage Guitars covers the gamut. It offers a groundbreaking array of ferocious riffs, sparkling clean tones, and exciting transitional elements, in a playable, intuitive, and flexible format brought right to your fingertips.

Navigating Snapshots & Playable Guitar Textures

As we continue our exploration of Heavyocity’s Damaged Guitars, we come across an intuitive structure called snapshots that splits presets into two main categories. The first category features single instrument menus that include only guitars or only bass sounds. The second category is combos where matching guitar and bass banks have already been programmed for you.

Snapshots make it easy to navigate through the impressive number of sounds that Damaged Guitars has to offer. With just a few clicks, you can find the perfect sound for your track, whether you’re looking for something gritty and distorted or smooth and clean.

Beyond the presets, Damaged Guitars also includes multi-sampled round-robin playable guitar textures with cinematic nuance and larger-than-life feel. These textures are designed to add instant color to your track and can be used in conjunction with other sounds in the library or as standalone elements.

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One of the standout features of Damaged Guitars is its attention to detail when it comes to capturing the nuances of playing a real guitar. The playable guitar textures are no exception. Each note has been recorded at multiple velocities and round-robin variations, ensuring a natural and dynamic performance every time.

But what exactly are round-robin variations? Imagine playing the same note on a guitar multiple times in slightly different ways – each hit will have its own unique characteristics due to factors like finger placement, pick angle, and string tension. Round-robin sampling captures this variation by recording multiple versions of each note, ensuring that when you play back a phrase using Damaged Guitars’ playable textures, it will sound as if it was played by a real guitarist rather than a computer program.

In addition to snap-shots and playable textures, Damaged Guitars also includes other useful tools like keyswitches which allow you to switch between different articulations on the fly. For example, you could switch between palm-muted power chords and open strummed chords with just the press of a button.

Overall, navigating through Damaged Guitars can be an overwhelming experience due to the sheer number of sounds and features it offers. But with snapshot menus, multi-sampled playable textures, and other handy tools like keyswitches, it’s never been easier to find the perfect sound for your track.

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In conclusion, Heavyocity’s Damaged Guitars is a versatile and powerful tool for any producer or composer looking to add some serious rock energy to their tracks. With its meticulous attention to detail and innovative features like snapshots and playable textures, it’s no wonder why this library has become a go-to source for heavy guitar sounds in the music industry.

Damage Rock Grooves: The Perfect Counterpart

In addition to Damage Guitars, Heavyocity is also releasing Damage Rock Grooves, a sister product designed to complement all of the heavy guitar riffs and driving bass lines. It contains over 750 production-ready drum loops, organized in the following categories: Clean Grooves, Heavy Grooves, and Damage Guitar Grooves. These loops can be combined, stacked, and modified to bring your creative vision to life.

Damage Guitars and Rock Grooves: The Perfect Match

In music production, the rhythm section is the backbone of any track. Understanding this, Heavyocity has released Damage Rock Grooves, a sister product to Damage Guitars, designed to complement the heavy guitar riffs and driving bass lines that Damage Guitars is known for.

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Organized and Curated Grooves

Damage Rock Grooves features a collection of dynamic, hard-hitting drum loops. For ease of use, these loops have been organized into two main categories: Heavy Grooves and Clean Grooves. This allows you to quickly find the perfect groove to match the mood and intensity of your track.

In addition to these categories, a set of snapshots, the Damage Grooves, have been curated to mirror the bank names in Damage Guitars. This means that for each riff in Damage Guitars, there’s a corresponding drum groove in Damage Rock Grooves, making creating a cohesive and powerful track easy.

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Stemmed Loops for Maximum Flexibility

Each loop in Damage Rock Grooves was produced as a full mix, with additional breakout layers featuring Low, Mid, and High stems. This stemmed approach allows for easy mixing and matching between different grooves, giving you the flexibility to create your own unique sound. You can use the full mix for a quick and easy drum track, or dive into the stems to craft a custom groove that perfectly fits your track.

The Power of the Damage Drum Kit

The drum sounds in Damage Rock Grooves come from the naturally explosive sounds of the Damage Drum Kit. This kit was chosen to achieve the power and intensity necessary for energized rock grooves. The result is production-ready drum grooves that deliver a thunderous punch and unbridled aggression, perfectly complementing the heavy guitar riffs and driving bass lines of Damage Guitars.

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In conclusion, Damage Rock Grooves is more than just a collection of drum loops. It’s a carefully curated and meticulously organized tool that perfectly complements Damage Guitars, providing the rhythmic backbone for your tracks and helping you unleash your creative potential.

The Heavy Guitar Riffs

As the name suggests, Damaged Guitars by Heaviosity is about unleashing heavy riffs’ power. In this chapter, we will explore the crown jewels of this instrument library – the heavy guitar riffs. These riffs have been carefully curated using a collection of legendary guitars, amps, pedals, and studio gear to deliver the most aggressive library of metal guitars.

The meticulous process behind writing, recording and producing this instrument library has resulted in an unparalleled sound that is sure to elevate any metal track. The heavy guitar riffs were recorded in three keys (Drop D, Drop A and low F sharp) reflecting heavy guitars’ anatomy. This attention to detail ensures that each riff resonates with a distinct tone that captures the essence of metal music.

What sets Damaged Guitars apart from other guitar libraries is its ability to create an authentic wall of sound found in hard-hitting heavy metal tracks. This is achieved through bass guitar loops that match each heavy guitar riff so you can effortlessly recreate that characteristic sound.

Additionally, transitional elements like guitar slides, squeals or pinch harmonics are added for an added punch and aggression. These beefy aggressive bass transitions take your tracks up a notch by providing seamless segues between different sections.

The Heavy Guitar Riffs chapter also covers how these riffs are packaged within Heaviosity’s intuitive structure called snapshots. Snapshots split presets into two main categories: single instrument menus featuring only guitars or only bass sounds or combos where matching guitar and bass banks have already been programmed for you.

This makes it easy for producers to quickly navigate through the different sounds available in Damaged Guitars without having to spend hours programming their own patches from scratch. The cherry on top are multi-sampled round-robin playable guitar textures with cinematic nuance and larger-than-life feel to add instant color to your track.

In conclusion, the Heavy Guitar Riffs chapter of Damaged Guitars by Heaviosity is a must-read for anyone looking to create authentic metal music. The careful curation of legendary guitars, amps, pedals and studio gear combined with the meticulous recording process has resulted in an unparalleled sound that is sure to elevate any metal track. The bass loops and transitional elements also add an extra layer of aggression and punch to your tracks while the intuitive structure makes it easy to navigate through different sounds. Get ready to unleash your inner metal god with Damaged Guitars.

The Clean Guitars

As we dive into the of “Damaged Guitars,” we shift our focus towards the cleaner side of this instrument library. We’re talking about the looped musical progressions that pay homage to lush clean guitars, creating soundscapes that are both emotive and atmospheric. These loops are made up of two layers – a clean guitar layer that sounds pristine and lightly affected, along with a clean effects layer made up of rich signal processing like delay, reverb, and granular processes.

Heavyocity used a meticulous process that involved recording multiple passes of each guitar part to create these unique sounds. This allowed the team to capture every nuance in detail and deliver an authentic sound that is rich in texture and tonality. The result is an impressive collection of loops that can add depth and dimension to any track.

The clean guitars in Damaged Guitars offer versatility for producers across various genres, from metal to indie rock. The loops come in different keys ranging from major to minor so you can easily find one that fits your needs. They also feature different tempos allowing you to create expressive melodies or ethereal soundscapes.

One notable feature of Damaged Guitars’ clean guitar loops is their ability to blend seamlessly with other parts of the library like heavy riffs or bass loops. This means you can easily mix and match elements from different categories without worrying about compatibility issues.

The clean effects layer is another standout feature in this section. It adds depth and atmosphere by providing a range of signal processing options like granular effects, reverb tails, swirls, swells, etc., which allow for endless creative possibilities when it comes to writing music.

If you’re looking for inspiration or want to add something new to your arsenal as a producer or composer, then look no further than Damaged Guitars’ looped progressions featuring lush clean guitars. They are a must-have for anyone looking to create emotive and atmospheric soundscapes.

This chapter has explored the clean side of Damaged Guitars’ looped progressions that add depth and dimension to any track. The loops are made up of two layers, a clean guitar layer, and a clean effects layer, which offer versatility and endless creative possibilities. This section is an excellent example of how Heavyocity’s meticulous recording process can deliver authentic sounds that resonate with producers across various genres.

Bass Loops & Transitional Elements

As we dive deeper into the world of Heaviosity’s Damaged Guitars, we can’t ignore the importance of bass guitar loops and transitional elements. These are the components that give a track its backbone and elevate it to the next level.

The bass guitar loops in Damaged Guitars have been carefully crafted to match each heavy guitar riff, giving you the ability to create that characteristic wall of sound found in hard-hitting metal tracks. With a collection of legendary bass guitars, amps and pedals, as well as state-of-the-art studio gear, these loops deliver an aggressive yet controlled low-end that will make your speakers rumble.

But it’s not just about matching riffs – Damaged Guitars also provides transitional elements like guitar slides, squeals or pinch harmonics. These seemingly small details can make all the difference in creating a seamless transition between sections or adding that extra bit of flair to your track. And let’s not forget about those beefy aggressive bass transitions – they’re the perfect way to add some extra punch and energy when you need it most.

Navigating through all these options is made easy thanks to Heaviosity’s intuitive structure called snapshots. Single instrument menus featuring only guitars or only bass sounds are available alongside combos where matching guitar and bass banks have already been programmed for you.

But there’s more than just loops and transitions – Damaged Guitars also includes multi-sampled round-robin playable guitar textures with cinematic nuance and larger-than-life feel. These textures add instant color to your track and can be used as standalone instruments or layered with other sounds for added depth.

When it comes down to it, having high-quality bass loops and transitional elements is crucial for creating a powerful metal track. But what sets Damaged Guitars apart is its attention to detail – every aspect has been meticulously curated with legendary gear, expert recording techniques, and a deep understanding of what makes metal music great.

So whether you’re looking to create bone-crushing riffs or smooth, clean progressions, Damaged Guitars has you covered. With its versatile selection of bass loops and transitional elements, you’ll have everything you need to take your metal tracks to the next level.

Using Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves for Scoring to Picture and Composing Trailer Scores

As a composer, scoring to picture or composing trailer scores requires a unique blend of creativity, technical skill, and a deep understanding of the emotional narrative you’re trying to convey. With Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves, you have a powerful toolkit to help you achieve this.

Scoring to Picture

When scoring to picture, the music needs to enhance the emotional impact of the visuals, and the versatility of Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves makes them ideal for this task.

  1. Setting the Tone: Use the heavy guitar riffs and driving bass lines from Damage Guitars to set the tone for intense, action-packed scenes. The heavy grooves from Damage Rock Grooves can add a rhythmic backbone that drives the action forward.
  2. Creating Atmosphere: For quieter, more emotional scenes, the clean guitar tones and clean grooves can create a more subtle, atmospheric backdrop that supports the emotional narrative without overpowering it.
  3. Transitions and Effects: Use the transitional elements and effects in Damage Guitars to smoothly transition between different scenes or to highlight key moments in the narrative.

Composing Trailer Scores

When composing trailer scores, the goal is to create a piece of music that builds anticipation and excitement for the audience. Here’s how Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves can help:

  1. Creating a Sense of Anticipation: Start with the clean guitar tones and clean grooves to create a sense of anticipation. As the trailer progresses, gradually introduce heavier riffs and grooves to increase the intensity.
  2. Highlighting Key Moments: Use the heavy guitar riffs and driving bass lines from Damage Guitars to highlight key moments in the trailer. The heavy grooves from Damage Rock Grooves can add a rhythmic intensity that underscores these moments.
  3. Building to a Climax: As the trailer reaches its climax, bring in the heaviest riffs and grooves to create a sense of maximum intensity. Then, use the transitional elements and effects to smoothly transition to the end of the trailer.

In conclusion, Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves offer a versatile and powerful toolkit for composers scoring to picture or composing trailer scores. By understanding the emotional narrative you’re trying to convey and using the tools at your disposal effectively, you can create scores that enhance the visual narrative and captivate your audience.

Limited Time Offer

Heavyocity is offering Damage Guitars for a limited time for $199 (reg. $249). In addition, owners of any one Heavyocity Kontakt Instrument will get an additional $20 off with serial (FOUNDATIONS, FURY, PUNISH, and Reaktor products do not qualify for the additional savings). Damage Rock Grooves will be available for $39 (reg. $49) but will come FREE with the purchase of Damage Guitars. All offers end May 31, 2023.

Powered by Kontakt

As “powered-by-Kontakt” instruments, Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves offer all playback and sound-shaping functionality through the latest Kontakt 6 or the free Kontakt 6 Player version.

Unleash your sonic potential with Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves, and experience the virtuosic performance of a seasoned guitarist directly in your tracks.

Final Thoughts

After thoroughly exploring Heavyocity’s Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves, it’s clear that these tools offer a powerful and versatile solution for composers. Whether scoring to picture, composing trailer scores, or simply looking to add a new dimension to your music, these products deliver on all fronts.

Rating: 4.5/5

Pros:

  1. Versatility: With a wide array of heavy guitar riffs, clean tones, and transitional elements, Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves offer a versatile toolkit for any composer.
  2. Quality: The sound quality is exceptional, with legendary guitars processed through iconic tube amplifiers and a supercharged signal chain.
  3. Ease of Use: The intuitive engine and organized categories make these tools easy to use, even for those new to music production.
  4. Flexibility: The stemmed loops in Damage Rock Grooves allow for easy mixing and matching, providing the flexibility to create unique sounds.
  5. Value for Money: With the current promotional offer, Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves offer great value.

Cons:

  1. Learning Curve: While the products are user-friendly, beginners might need some time to understand and utilize all the features entirely.

In conclusion, Damage Guitars and Damage Rock Grooves are a fantastic addition to any composer’s toolkit. They offer a unique blend of versatility, quality, and ease of use, making them a valuable asset for any music production project.

Despite a slight learning curve and system requirements, the pros far outweigh the cons, making these products a highly recommended investment for composers.

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Heavyocitys Mosaic Neon Blending Vintage Synthesis with Modern Cinematic Sounds

Heavyocity Media has released Mosaic Neon, a new addition to their Mosaic Series of virtual instruments. Mosaic Neon brings classic synth sounds to modern cinematic elements, such as ethereal pads, complex rhythms, warm textures, and hypnotic arpeggios.

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Co-Founder Dave Fraser highlights the inspiration drawn from vintage synthesis methods, as the instrument aims to blend vintage and futuristic elements for a unique sound. Mosaic Neon features over 100 customizable snapshots and is compatible with Kontakt 6 or the free Kontakt 6 Player. For a limited time, Mosaic Neon is priced at $99 (regularly $119), while existing Mosaic Series owners receive an additional 20% discount. Offers end April 27, 2023.

Elevating Synthesis, Unleashing Creativity: Mosaic Neon and the Mosaic Series Transform Cinematic Scoring

Score-Friendly Synthesis: Mosaic Neon takes quintessential synth sounds and transforms them into dynamic, score-friendly cinematic elements, such as ethereal pads, complex rhythms, warm textures, and hypnotic arpeggios. This fusion of classic synthesis and modern cinematic elements provides composers with a versatile sonic palette to craft captivating scores.

Mosaic Engine: The true power of Mosaic Neon lies in the captivating textures and rhythmic features that emerge when vintage sounds are layered across the Mosaic Engine’s three channels. This innovative approach results in a rich and dynamic sonic landscape, offering endless possibilities for creative exploration and experimentation.

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The Mosaic Series: Designed to keep composers inspired, each instrument in the Mosaic Series boasts a unique set of foundational elements tailored for custom layering and combination. This versatile approach empowers composers to create original and engaging scores by blending and manipulating these elements to suit their individual vision.

In summary, Mosaic Neon and the Mosaic Series revolutionize cinematic scoring by offering composers a diverse range of score-friendly synthesis, a powerful Mosaic Engine, and a collection of versatile instruments designed for custom layering and combination, paving the way for truly unique and immersive soundscapes.

Unleashing Creativity with the Mosaic Series: Custom Layering and Combination for Composers

The Mosaic Series, a collection of innovative virtual instruments, is designed to keep composers creative by offering a unique set of foundational elements tailored for custom layering and combination. Each instrument within the series provides a diverse range of sonic possibilities, empowering composers to explore new dimensions in sound design.

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By enabling artists to blend and manipulate these foundational elements, the Mosaic Series encourages experimentation and personalization, resulting in truly original and captivating scores. The versatility of these instruments caters to various moods, genres, and styles, providing composers with a dynamic toolkit that can be adapted to suit any project.

In essence, the Mosaic Series offers an invaluable resource for composers seeking to push the boundaries of their craft, providing a flexible platform for creating engaging, immersive, and emotionally resonant music that leaves a lasting impact on audiences.

Revolutionizing Cinematic Soundscapes: Heavyocity Paves the Way for the Next Generation of Composers

Heavyocity, a renowned name in the music industry, has been pushing boundaries by transforming traditional sound synthesis techniques and creating innovative virtual instruments. Serving the composers of today, Heavyocity aims to inspire the scores of tomorrow through its cutting-edge products.

By integrating vintage synthesis methods with modern cinematic elements, Heavyocity develops unique soundscapes that breathe new life into the world of film and media scoring. Their dedication to honoring the past while embracing the future has positioned them at the forefront of the evolving music landscape.

With the release of Mosaic Neon and other virtual instruments in the Mosaic Series, Heavyocity continues to break new ground in the realm of cinematic sound design. Their commitment to providing composers with a diverse and powerful toolkit not only fuels the creativity of today’s artists but also sets the stage for the next generation of music innovators.

Breathing New Life into Vintage Synthesis: Mosaic Neon Reimagines the Rich Harmonic Legacy for Modern Compositions

Mosaic Neon, the latest addition to Heavyocity’s acclaimed virtual instrument lineup, skillfully revives the harmonically rich world of vintage synthesis techniques. By reimagining these classic methods in new and innovative ways, Mosaic Neon succeeds in capturing the colorful and emotional essence that has long captivated musicians and composers.

The instrument’s unique approach seamlessly blends the past and present, transforming quintessential synth sounds into dynamic, cinematic elements that inspire creativity. With ethereal pads, complex rhythms, warm textures, and hypnotic arpeggios, Mosaic Neon offers a fresh perspective on vintage synthesis while preserving its distinctive tonality.

Through its dedication to innovation and the reinvention of classic techniques, Mosaic Neon provides composers and sound designers with an unparalleled opportunity to explore the captivating world of vintage synthesis. By channeling the emotional depth and harmonic richness of these time-tested methods, Mosaic Neon ensures that the legacy of vintage synthesis continues to inspire and enchant future generations.

Unleashing Creative Potential: Mosaic Neon’s Diverse Sources, Emotive Presets, and Nostalgic Innovation for Modern Composers

Mosaic Neon, the latest addition to Heavyocity’s virtual instrument lineup, offers a wealth of transformed sources that provide composers with diverse options for creating unique sonic elements. These unconventional qualities empower artists to infuse their compositions with innovative sounds, resulting in truly memorable scores.

The instrument features over 100 customizable snapshot presets, each filled with emotive qualities that span from nostalgic to menacing, and somber to bright. These versatile presets serve as ideal cue-starters for modern composers, enabling them to craft emotional and evocative soundscapes with ease.

Mosaic Neon masterfully blends nostalgia with innovation, utilizing legendary synthesis techniques to shape the future of cinematic sound. This groundbreaking scoring tool enables composers to construct iconic and emotional cues on any scale, paving the way for unforgettable film and media experiences.

In summary, Mosaic Neon’s diverse sources, emotive presets, and nostalgic innovation make it an invaluable resource for modern composers seeking to push the boundaries of cinematic sound design.

Breathing New Life into Vintage Synthesis: Mosaic Neon’s Fusion of Nostalgia and Innovation for Modern Composers

Mosaic Neon revitalizes the harmonically rich world of vintage and analog synthesis by reimagining these techniques in fresh, creative ways. Capturing the vibrant, emotive essence that these classic methods can evoke, Mosaic Neon offers a unique perspective on sound design.

Nostalgic and New: Mosaic Neon is a scoring tool that employs renowned synthesis techniques to build future sounds for creating iconic and emotional cues of any scale. This fusion of nostalgia and innovation allows composers to explore a diverse sonic palette that transcends time.

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Transformed Sources: With its enormous collection of altered sources, Mosaic Neon provides a wide range of choices for generating distinctive audio elements. These unique sounds can give compositions an unorthodox feel, pushing the boundaries of traditional scoring.

Emotive Starts: Mosaic Neon features over 100 editable snapshot presets that cater to various moods, ranging from nostalgic to ominous and upbeat to gloomy. These versatile presets serve as the perfect cue-starters for contemporary composers, inspiring them to create evocative and captivating soundscapes.

Elevating Synthesis for Cinematic Scoring: Mosaic Neon’s Dynamic Sound Palette

Mosaic Neon expertly elevates quintessential synth sounds into dynamic, score-friendly cinematic elements that provide composers with a rich sonic palette to enhance their creations. This versatile virtual instrument features ethereal pads, complex rhythms, warm textures, and hypnotic arpeggios, effortlessly blending the classic appeal of synthesis with the needs of modern cinematic scoring.

By offering a diverse range of sounds, Mosaic Neon enables composers to craft evocative and engaging scores that cater to various moods and genres. The instrument’s seamless integration of vintage synthesis techniques with contemporary cinematic elements paves the way for truly memorable soundscapes that capture the essence of both the past and the present.

In essence, Mosaic Neon’s score-friendly synthesis empowers composers to explore new dimensions in cinematic sound, enabling them to create captivating and emotionally resonant music for film and media projects.

Harnessing the Power of the Mosaic Engine: Dynamic Textures and Rhythms with Mosaic Neon

Mosaic Neon’s compelling content breathes new life into vintage sounds, but the true potential of this virtual instrument is unlocked through the innovative Mosaic Engine. By layering sounds across the engine’s three channels, composers can create captivating textures and exciting rhythmic features that contribute to a rich and dynamic sonic landscape.

The Mosaic Engine’s versatility allows artists to experiment with various combinations of sounds and effects, resulting in a near-endless array of creative possibilities. The blending of these layers within the engine enables composers to craft intricate soundscapes that reflect the complexity and depth of modern cinematic scoring.

Mosaic Neon’s powerful Mosaic Engine empowers composers to push the boundaries of sound design, offering a unique platform for creating engaging, immersive, and emotionally resonant scores that leave a lasting impact on audiences.

Discover What’s Included in Mosaic Neon: A Wealth of Samples, Sources, and Features for Dynamic Sound Design

Mosaic Neon offers a comprehensive collection of samples, unique sources, and intuitive features that empower composers to create captivating and immersive soundscapes. Here’s what’s included:

  1. 1,406 Samples: A vast array of high-quality samples that enable composers to craft intricate and dynamic sound designs.
  2. 84 Unique Sources: These include 28 Pads, 25 Keys and Mallets, 11 Chiptunes, 10 Noise Layers, and 10 Attack Layers, offering a diverse range of sonic elements to fuel creativity.
  3. 114 Custom Presets: A collection of carefully curated presets that cater to various moods and genres, providing a solid foundation for creating evocative scores.
  4. Intuitive Sample Browser: An easy-to-use sample browser that streamlines the process of selecting and organizing samples, ensuring a seamless workflow for composers.
  5. ARP: A powerful arpeggiator feature that enables the creation of complex, rhythmic arpeggios, adding depth and movement to compositions.
  6. MACRO Knob: A versatile control for dynamically adjusting multiple parameters simultaneously, allowing for real-time sound manipulation and creative expression.

Mosaic Neon’s comprehensive collection of samples, sources, and features provides composers with a powerful toolkit for crafting unique and emotionally resonant scores that captivate audiences.

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Conclusion

In conclusion, as part of the Mosaic Series, Mosaic Neon aims to inspire composers by modernizing vintage sounds and evoking emotions through innovative sound design.

As a passion project by Heavyocity, the Mosaic Series focuses on revitalizing specific musical elements, and with Mosaic Neon, it brings new life to vintage and analog synthesis techniques. Mosaic Neon transforms quintessential synth sounds into dynamic, score-friendly elements such as ethereal pads, complex rhythms, warm textures, and hypnotic arpeggios.

Offering a diverse range of emotive qualities and blending vintage styles with futuristic elements, Mosaic Neon provides a truly unique sonic palette to enhance composers’ creative expressions.

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Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit Review: The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

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Heavyocity Damage Drum Kit Review The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit. If the name of this software alone doesn’t get your heart racing, then you need to check your pulse! This is an all-new, massive drum kit tailored for the epic aggression of modern music and scoring. It’s the only drum kit capable of inflicting the kind of DAMAGE your tracks deserve.

The Damage Drum Kit is a hybrid drum machine that combines the best elements of both digital and analog drum machines. It has the ability to create both complex rhythms and percussive accents, making it an ideal tool for both live and studio performances.

Heavyocity - Damage Drum Kit Review: The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve
Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit Review: The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

The Drum Kit’s unique sound is created by its combination of digital and analog components. Its digital side gives it the ability to create highly accurate rhythms, while its analog side gives it the warmth and character of a traditional drum machine. The result is a powerful and versatile instrument that is perfect for any musical situation.

Damage Drum Kit

The Damage Drum Kit is a powerful tool for creating unique and original beats. The kit includes over 450 sources, all of which are housed in the powerful Damage 2 engine. The kit is also capable of inflicting the kind of damage your tracks deserve.

The Damage Drum Kit offers a lethal yet versatile drum kit and a massive collection of organic, hybrid, and damaged loops. Much like Damage 2, all of the content in the Damage Drum Kit works in three distinct instruments (Kit Designer, Ensemble Designer, and Loop Designer), each providing a uniquely inspiring and customizable workflow. With the Damage Drum Kit, you’ll be able to create beats that are truly your own.

24 Gb and Over 23,800 Samples of Gut-Punching Impact

Damage is a unique and powerful drum kit that brings a new level of realism and expression to your music. With over 23,800 samples and 24 GB of gut-punching impact, the Damage Drum Kit delivers a dynamic take on crushing beat and groove production.

Three snares, two kicks, four toms, and eight pristine cymbals were meticulously recorded with multiple layers of dynamic variation by the Heavyocity team, to ensure that every detail was captured with precision. Now, bringing artists, composers, producers, and sound designers the most expressive and comprehensive drum set we have ever conceived. If you’re looking for a truly unique and inspiring drum kit, look no further than Damage.

Damage Drum Kit UI – Interface

The Ensemble Designer is where you load and edit your drum samples. You can either load up a single sample or an entire kit. The Kit Designer is where you create your drum kits.

You can either load up a pre-made kit or build one from scratch using the included samples. The Loop Designer is where you create your drum loops. You can either load up a pre-made loop or create one from scratch using the included samples.

There are also a few other features, such as the Note FX designer, which allows you to apply effects to individual notes, and the Slice mode, which allows you to slice up drum loops and play them back at different speeds.

Overall, Damage Drum Kit is a very powerful and user-friendly tool for creating custom drum kits and loops.

Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit Review

The Damage Drum Kit from Heavyocity is a punchy, aggressive, and epic sound perfect for cinematic music, trailer music, and all kinds of heavy rock and metal. The Damage Drum Kit is not just another drum library though.

Heavyocity’s Damage Drum Kit is one of the best sounding and most comprehensive drum libraries available today. It features a wide range of drums, cymbals, and percussion instruments, all of which have been expertly recorded and processed to achieve a unique and powerful sound.

The library is also extremely easy to use, thanks to the included Kontakt Player, and download via the Heavyocity Portal app. We did receive the pre-release version beforehand.

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Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit Review: The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

With over 24,000 samples and 11 GB of hard drive space required, Damage Drum Kit is a must-have for any serious producer or engineer.

Based on The Powerful Damage 2 Engine

On top of a meticulously recorded rock drum kit, you get a truckload of unique and processed percussive samples, effect sounds, and even loops powered by Heavyocity’s innovative Damage 2 engine. With the Damage Drum Kit, you can create huge, powerful drum tracks that will add weight and impact to any cinematic or rock production.

Heavyocity’s Damage Drum Kit is one of the most complete and expressive drum virtual instruments available. It comes with a fully sampled drum kit with various hand-selected options for each drum piece, as well as 60 custom-designed presets and over 120 different drum articulations/playing styles.

The sound sources were captured with up to 28 dynamic levels and 6 round robins to allow for an expressive and authentic playing experience. Damage Drum Kit makes use of Heavyocity’s proprietary Damage 2 engine which features three distinct sub-engines designed for different tasks: the Sample Engine, the Synthesis Engine, and the Effects Engine. Combined, these three engines give you unprecedented creative control over your drum sounds.

Loop Designer

Looking for a powerful and easy-to-use drum loop designer? Look no further than the Damage Drum Kit Loop Designer.

This amazing tool allows you to create infinitely customizable drum loops, with 288 included loops and the ability to add modulation and effects to individual loops via the unique Send FX layer.

You’ll be able to create perfect drum tracks for any purpose, whether you’re making straight beats or Triplet grooves. And with its user-friendly interface, you’ll be designing great-sounding drums in no time!

Damage Drum Loop Designer
Damage Drum Loop Designer

The Loop Designer in Damage Drum Kit features a remarkable amount of creativity-inducing options and capabilities.

One of the most unique and impactful features is the inclusion of three different categories of drum loops: organic, hybrid, and damaged. The way in which the loops are categorized allows for a great deal of flexibility and playability when it comes to creating new music.

The organic category contains straight loops that are perfect for creating a natural-sounding foundation for a track. The hybrid category contains triplet loops that add a touch of complexity and energy to a track.

Finally, the damaged category contains warped and distorted loops that can be used to create an experimental or modern sound. damage Drum Kit’s Loop Designer is truly a one-of-a-kind tool for music producers.

Damage Drum Kit Designer

The Damage Drum Kit is the perfect tool for creating custom grooves and drum sounds. With its 16-voice layout, you can quickly and easily create your own unique drum kit.

The 25 Custom-designed Kits are perfect for any style of music, and the intuitive browser makes it easy to load in your sound sources. The independent FX chains for every voice allow you to add compression, reverb, saturation, and more to each of the 16 voices. With the Damage Drum Kit, you can easily create the perfect drum sound for any situation.

Ensemble Designer

The Damage Drum Kit and its Ensemble Designer is the perfect tool for any musician looking to create realistic drum patterns and percussive sounds. With its intuitive browser, you can load 120+ sources in octave banks and individual sounds, making it easy to find the perfect sound for your track.

The updated Stage 3D positioning allows you to place your drums in a realistic virtual environment, and the five discrete mic positions (Close, Room, Hall, LFE, and analog CRUSH) give you a versatile range of sounds to work with.

The Punish Knob has been redesigned with three unique flavors (Gently Now, Hurt Me Plenty, Nightmare), so you can create the perfect balance of power and subtlety in your drumming. And with the new Ensemble Designer, you can create your own unique drum ensembles to use in your tracks.

Damage Drum Ensemble Designer
Damage Drum Ensemble Designer

As any musician knows, the right instruments are essential for creating the perfect sound. And when it comes to drums, there’s no shortage of options to choose from.

But with so many choices, it can be hard to know where to start. That’s where the Ensemble Designer comes in. With over 120 different sound sources to choose from, it’s easy to create a truly unique drum kit that perfectly suits your style.

The Drum Kit Designer offers a unique and creative approach to drum programming that allows you to create your own, truly unique drum kits.

With the 16 velocity-sensitive trigger pads, you can assign any sound from the source sound pool to one of the pads. Each pad features its own array of effects and processing options, so you can create your own, truly unique drum kits.

You can even move around the effects chain to your liking or copy and paste a chain you like to another pad. This gives you the ability to create drum kits that are truly your own and that capture your own personal style.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional rock setup or something a little more eclectic, the Ensemble Designer has you covered. So if you’re serious about making great music, be sure to check out the Ensemble Designer. It just might be the perfect tool for you.

Punish, Mix and Shape in Master FX

The Master FX section is one of the most powerful features of the drum sound effect system. It allows you to add a final layer of polish and fine-tune all of your sounds. The processors are chained together in a channel strip-like fashion and can be rearranged in any order.

This gives you incredible flexibility in how you sculpt your sound. In addition, the Master FX page features a dedicated wet/dry mix control, which allows you to dial in the perfect balance of processed and unprocessed sound. Whether you’re looking for a subtle enhancement or radical transformation, the Master FX section provides everything you need.

Punish, Mix and Shape in Master FX
Punish, Mix and Shape in Master FX

The Master FX section also features the Punish knob you may know from Damage 2. By combining compression and saturation, the Punish knob can gradually add warmth and bite to a sound or completely wreak havoc when pushed to the max. The Punish knob offers three dedicated working modes called “Gently now”, “Hurt me plenty”, and “Nightmare”.

As one can guess from their names, these modes add increasing degrees of destruction from a warm punch to massive aggression.

In “Gently now” mode, the knob adds a subtle amount of distortion that can give a sound some extra body and presence. “Hurt me plenty” mode ups the ante with more intense compression and saturation, resulting in a more aggressive sound. Finally, “Nightmare” mode pushes the knob to its limits, creating a sound that is distortion-heavy and extremely powerful.

Whether you want to add a little bit of grit to your sound or completely destroy it, the Punish knob is sure to offer something for everyone.

Start Quickly to Compose

Although the drum sounds were programmed so that each drum piece is heard at the position it was recorded in the studio, you can completely change the positioning and perceived depth of any sound with Stage control.

Each sound is represented by a little circle you can move around to the left and right as well as to the front and back of the virtual sound stage. Depending on the position of a sound on the front-back axis, the balance of microphone positions changes to represent your setting.

Damage Drum All Instruments
Damage Drum All Instruments

This is another great way to achieve creative and unusual results. By moving a sound forward or backward, you can make it stand out in the mix, or place it further back in the sonic picture.

Stage Control

You can also use the Stage control to the width of the stereo image. For example, if you want a wide, spacious sound, you would move all of the sounds toward the edges of the stage.

Conversely, if you want a tighter, more focused sound, you would keep the sounds closer to the center. Experimenting with the Stage control is a great way to add interest and dimension to your drum tracks.

Damage Drum Ensemble Designer - Stage Control
Damage Drum Ensemble Designer – Stage Control

Damage Drum Kit Main Engine

The main engine of the Damage Drum Kit is comprised of three separate engines, or “Designers”, that can be loaded as Kontakt patches: The Ensemble Designer, the Kit Designer, and the Loop Designer.

Each of these Designers has a unique purpose and offers a different set of options for customizing your sound. The Ensemble Designer lets you create drum kits from scratch using a wide variety of samples, while the Kit Designer provides premade kits that can be tweaked to your liking.

Damage Drum Kit Designer
Damage Drum Kit Designer

Finally, the Loop Designer allows you to create your own drum loops using the included samples or your own personal library. Regardless of which Designer you use, you’ll have full control over each individual element of your kit, from the pitch and volume to the decay and reverb.

With so many options at your disposal, the possibilities are nearly endless. So whatever kind of sound you’re looking for, Damage Drum Kit has you covered.

Conclusion

In music production, drums are one of the most important elements. They provide the backbone for the rhythm of the track and can set the overall tone and feel.

You have three different categories of drum sounds to choose from, each with its own unique character. The used Damage 2 engine is a drumming program that provides three unique instruments.

These instruments are designed to maximize creativity, customization, and performance options. damage 2 engine is an inspiring and realistic tool for any drummer looking to maximize their creativity and performance potential.

The Organic category features mostly acoustic and hand-made drum rhythms, while the Hybrid category offers more processed, industrial types of sounds.

The Damaged category – as a staple of Heavyocity products – provides you with hard-hitting and super aggressive drum loops. No matter what style of music you’re making, Damage 2 has the perfect drums for your tracks.

The Damage Drum Kit is a powerful tool for creating dynamic and realistic drum tracks. The kit comes with a wide variety of sounds, from deep and pounding bass drums to bright and soaring snare drums.

There are also a number of loops and patterns included, making it easy to get started. The kit is also highly customizable, allowing you to create your own unique sounds. The Damage Drum Kit is an essential tool for any producer or composer looking to add realism and depth to their music.

The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

As any musician knows, the right instruments are essential for creating the perfect sound. For percussionists, this often means finding the perfect drum kit. These days, there are many options on the market, each with its own unique benefits.

One such option is the Damage Drum Kit. This set features expressive and unique sounds that can add a new dimension to any music.

Additionally, Damage Drum Kit comes with many pre-designed patches and loops, making it easy to get started. The custom-designed interface also provides countless control options, so users can really make the sounds their own.

Best of all, the Damage Drum Kit is reasonably priced even for non-professionals.

Damage Drum Kit is NKS-ready, so it can be used with the free Kontakt Player. With so much to offer, the Damage Drum Kit is a great option for anyone looking for a new way to create percussion-based music.

Rating: Five out Of Five Stars

As a musician, I am always on the lookout for new tools to help me create the best-sounding music possible. When I heard about the Damage Drum Kit, I knew I had to check it out.

The processed drum sounds, patches, and loops screamed “Heavyocity,” and it was always interesting to see/hear the company add their own, trademark sound to an instrument.

Working on cinematic action music, trailer music, or heavy rock sounds though, the Damage Drum Kit could just be the right tool to create a unique and massive-sounding rhythmic foundation for my tracks.

After spending some time with the kit, I can say that it is one of the most versatile and user-friendly drum kits I have ever worked with. If you are looking for a great way to add some extra punch to your music, I would highly recommend checking out the Damage Drum Kit.

Damage Drum Kit is the perfect tool for any producer or engineer looking to add weight and impact to their tracks. With its massive sample library, powerful sound design tools, and intuitive user interface, it’s easy to see why Heavyocity is one of the most respected names in the industry.

Whether you’re working on music for film, TV, games, or just your projects, the Damage Drum Kit is a great way to get the job done. I highly recommend it for anyone looking to add some extra punch to their music.

Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit Review: The Only Drum Kit Capable of Inflicting the Kind of DAMAGE Your Tracks Deserve

Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit. If the name of this software alone doesn’t get your heart racing, you need to check your pulse! This is an all-new, massive drum kit tailored for the epic aggression of modern music and scoring. It’s the only drum kit capable of inflicting the kind of DAMAGE your tracks deserve.
The Damage Drum Kit is a hybrid drum machine that combines digital and analog drum machine’s best elements. It can create complex rhythms and percussive accents, making it an ideal tool for both live and studio performances.

Thorsten Meyer

Heavyocity Damage Drum Kit Review

Summary

As a musician, I am always looking for new tools to help me create the best-sounding music possible. When I heard about the Damage Drum Kit, I knew I had to check it out.
The processed drum sounds, patches, and loops screamed “Heavyocity,” and it was always interesting to see/hear the company add their own, trademark sound to an instrument.
Working on cinematic action music, trailer music, or heavy rock sounds, though, the Damage Drum Kit could just be the right tool to create a unique and massive-sounding rhythmic foundation for my tracks.
After spending some time with the kit, I can say it is one of the most versatile and user-friendly drum kits I have ever worked with. If you are looking for a great way to add some extra punch to your music, I would highly recommend checking out the Damage Drum Kit.
Damage Drum Kit is the perfect tool for any producer or engineer looking to add weight and impact to their tracks. With its massive sample library, powerful sound design tools, and intuitive user interface, it’s easy to see why Heavyocity is one of the most respected names in the industry.
Whether you’re working on music for film, TV, games, or just your projects, the Damage Drum Kit is a great way to get the job done. I highly recommend it for anyone looking to add some extra punch to their music.

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