StiX offers an incredible variety of drums sounds of different eras. From vintage analog drum machines and early digital ones to modern percussive sounds perfect for Dance, R&B and Hip Hop. Combined with the most powerful and expressive XoX Sequencer ever, StiX is the most expressive, flexible and fresh sounding drum machine on the market today.
Synthesis: StiX provides a whole synthesizer to tailor each of the 10 drum sounds. The synthesis methods include Virtual Analog morphing oscillators, FM @ audio rate, Sine + Waveshaping, Samples, CroSS Synthesis. 4th Gen 0DF Filters, Macros Knobs, Step Modulators, LFOs, Unique R-Clap Evs and ADSR and exclusive PolyStep auto-modulator.
Sequencing: No drum machine is complete without a great sequencer. The StiX sequencers offers variable number of steps per beat, per-step division, gate time, micro position, macro modulators and velocity. There is also a Song Mode to organize patterns.
Workflow: StiX is designed to make building rhythms fast and intuitive. There are innovations that speed things up without sacrificing musicality and flexibility like XoX sequencer multi-line and single-line views and easy-mode and advanced-mode synthesis pages. The window is setup so you never need more than a single click to complete a task. In addition there is exclusive stretch and modal pitch macro controls along with global user-defined macros controls.
Presets: StiX is fully loaded with 2000 presets, 120+ global presets, 720+ patterns, 700 drum pads, 60 drum kits, 390 exclusive samples and an ever growing library accessible online.
- MIDI Output: Control your virtual instruments, or record the MIDI data in your DAW
- MIDI Learn: Full automation of all synthesis parameters of all drum pads, mixer etc.
- Retro Drums: 15 wave alchemy drum kits (Roland TR-X0X, EMU SP12, Drumtracks, LinnDrum etc.)
- Multi-criteria Database engine: Find the right preset in seconds and create custom tags
- Randomize: Drum kits, sequences, full patterns
- Live Control: Chain patterns, mute/unmute tracks on the fly
- Swing: Sophisticated swing engine for that amazing feel
- Multi-Output version: With volume, groups and pan preservation
- Effects: Natural Reverb, Analog Delay & Phaser, Per-drum Crusher and Distortion
- Sample Accurate: Solid synchro and audio engine for the tightest beats possible
- Modulation: Envelope segments modulations and hundreds of simultaneous modulation targets.
- Gang Mode: Use this to edit Sequencer Lanes, mixer, effects sends