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avldrums.lv2 is a drum sample player plugin dedicated to Glen MacArthur's AVLdrums. This self-contained plugin provides a convenient way to rapidly sequence and mix midi-drums.
The AVLdrums comes as two separate drumkits: Black Pearl and Red Zeppelin. There are 5 velocity layers for each of the 28 kits pieces or drum-zones for both kits.
The main benefits compared to loading the soundfont into a generic sample player are:
- built-in MIDNAM: The plugin informs the host about note-names
- Semantic grouping of ports: fan-out separate mics to individual tracks
- Compatible stereo/multi-out variant: Allows to in-place replace the stereo version with multi-out. Start with stereo when sequencing and when moving to the mixing stage use separate outputs to process or customize level and pan of individual drums.
The different kits as well as the multi-out version are separate plugins, so the plugin itself has no configuration options. It is ready-to use directly after loading it. The installer contains 4 plugins:
- Red Zeppelin stereo
- Red Zeppelin multi-out
- Black Pearl stereo
- Black Pearl multi-out
Multi Channel Layout
The plugin ports are named, when using pin-management in Ardour or Mixbus, the names are displayed. Also fan-out will use the port-name as part of the created bus. For reference the 9 ports are
- Kick (mono)
- Snare (mono)
- Hi-Hat (mono)
- Tom (mono)
- Floor-Tom (mono)
- Cymbals (stereo)
- Percussions (stereo)
The plugin uses MIDI notes 36 to 64. A keymap is available in PDF format on the AVLinux site here.