MAD RocknFunk

Probably the only Rock kits you need!

The MAD Drum kit series is HandheldSound’s approach to how Drum kit
libraries should sound and behave like. The concept is to produce focused
collections of Drum kits in different musical styles and pack them with innovative features, raw power, and elegant usability.

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All MAD drum kits share an initial concept that combines deep sampling with a focus on a wide dynamic range. This ensures full access to the entire tonal range of each kit and makes it possible to implement innovative features around playability and control.

Deeply Sampled To The Extreme
Up to 20 velocity layers, numerous articulation per drum element, unique release samples, legato transitions, and 4X Round Robin samples throughout!
Authentic Ultra Wide Dynamic Range
MAD features Drum kits with an authentic extended dynamic range. The top velocities are at the point of stick-breaking power!
By utilizing a strict playing style, we achieved a powerful dynamic range without losing touch with the musicality of the instrument.
Highly Playable
The kits are effortless to play.
We’ve implemented extended articulations featuring special playing techniques, Left/Right hand samples, multiple playing zones, and combination strokes.
Other playability features include: automatic note overlap prevention, an extensive Hi Hat engine, and a variable velocity setup.
Comprehensive Mixing and Microphone Bleed Control
All kits include an ergonomic mixing environment of up to 14 individual microphone perspectives including EQ, Sends/Returns, and custom bussing.

Each kit sports around 50dB of dynamic range, which offers a great deal of musicality. MAD’s signal flow design gives you full control over audio leakage (microphone bleed) from almost every microphone perspective. This unprecedented control brings a new level of realism and nuance to drums sound.

MAD features

MAD Features

All MAD drum kits share an initial concept that combines deep sampling with a focus on a wide dynamic range. This ensures full access to the entire tonal range of each kit and makes it possible to implement innovative features around playability and control.

Deeply Sampled To The Extreme
Up to 20 velocity layers, numerous articulation per drum element, unique release samples, legato transitions, and 4X Round Robin samples throughout!
Authentic Ultra Wide Dynamic Range
MAD features Drum kits with an authentic extended dynamic range. The top velocities are at the point of stick-breaking power!
By utilizing a strict playing style, we achieved a powerful dynamic range without losing touch with the musicality of the instrument.
Highly Playable
The kits are effortless to play.
We’ve implemented extended articulations featuring special playing techniques, Left/Right hand samples, multiple playing zones, and combination strokes.
Other playability features include: automatic note overlap prevention, an extensive Hi Hat engine, and a variable velocity setup.
Comprehensive Mixing and Microphone Bleed Control
All kits include an ergonomic mixing environment of up to 14 individual microphone perspectives including EQ, Sends/Returns, and custom bussing.

Each kit sports around 50dB of dynamic range, which offers a great deal of musicality. MAD’s signal flow design gives you full control over audio leakage (microphone bleed) from almost every microphone perspective. This unprecedented control brings a new level of realism and nuance to drums sound.

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