ROLI’s Flagship Software Solution And Associated Sample Libraries Join inMusic Brands.

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Wednesday, 22 April 2020
  • Time to read: 2 min.

ROLI’s Flagship Software Solution And Associated Sample Libraries Join inMusic Brands

 inMusic, the global leader in music production hardware, software and consumer electronics, is proud to announce the acquisition of BFD from London-based tech company, FXpansion.

For the foreseeable future, customers can still purchase BFD software and sample libraries directly from the BFD website:

BFD3 Features

  • 7 new kits recorded in 2 locations
  • Dedicated rock, metal, jazz and brush kits
  • More detail in less disk space
  • Tom resonance/cymbal swell modeling
  • Streamlined new browser and workflow
  • Faster, a more efficient audio engine
  • Extendable interface for larger screens
  • New effects including algorithmic reverb and DCAM EnvShaper
  • Wide range of mix-ready presets
  • Fully editable, improved groove engine
  • Rudiments tool for creating grooves
  • Grooves by Steve Ferrone, Brooks Wackerman, Bobby Jarzombek, Peter Erskine & Stanton Moore courtesy of Platinum Samples
  • VST, AU, and AAX plugin formats & standalone version

inMusic is the parent company for a family of leading music technology and consumer electronic brands, including AIR Music Technology, Akai Professional, Alto Professional, Alesis, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, HeadRush, ION Audio, M-Audio, Marantz Professional, MARQ Lighting, MixMeister, Numark, Rane, SONiVOX and SoundSwitch.

FXpansion, a subsidiary of ROLI from 2016, is renowned for BFD as well as the Strobe 2 and Cypher 2 sound engines. Established in 2003, BFD is globally recognized as a revolutionary acoustic drum software instrument, empowering musicians, composers and engineers with studio-quality, multi-channel drums. Under ROLI ownership, BFD continued to release an ever-increasing library of expansions packs, cementing this software instrument as the world’s largest collection of acoustic drum samples and the most flexible and feature-packed software drum solution on the market.

About InMusic

InMusic (inMusic) is a family of 16 premier brands that includes AIR Music Technology®, Akai Professional®, Alesis®, Alto Professional®, Denon DJ®, Denon Professional®, HeadRush®, ION Audio®, MAudio®, Marantz Professional®, MARQ Lighting®, MixMeister®, Numark®, Rane®, SONiVOX® and SoundSwitch™.

About FXpansion

FXpansion, a subsidiary of ROLI from 2016, is one of the world’s leading developers of audio instruments and effects for software platforms, winning numerous awards and inspiring a devoted userbase. Its mission is to push the boundaries of audio software, introducing fresh and innovative new ideas that are musically useful.

About ROLI

ROLI is creating the future of musical instruments. The Seaboard, a reinvention of the piano keyboard, launched in 2014 to international acclaim. ROLI’s ecosystem of next-generation music-making tools spans hardware and software, from the Lightpad Block pad controller to the ROLI Studio production suite. LUMI named a Best Invention of 2019 by Time magazine, realizes ROLI’s mission of empowering everyone to make music, regardless of age or stage.

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