New Groove Agent Expansion Set Called Alternative Essentials

The latest addition to the VST Sound Instrument Sets offers new Acoustic Agent Styles for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4, boasting intricately created grooves for alternative rock.

HAMBURG, Germany , March 23, 2017Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the immediate availability of the Alternative Essentials VST Sound Instrument Set. The electronic press kit for Alternative Essentials is available at:
Instantly accessible through the Style Player of Groove Agent, the Alternative Essentials expansion set consists of exclusively recorded Styles that span a wide range of alt-rock rhythmic patterns.
Available for the Acoustic Agent drum kits of Steinberg’s award-winning Groove Agent 4 drum software and the Groove Agent SE 4 plug-in included in latest versions of Cubase, Alternative Essentials features ten Styles with a variety of intros, main grooves, fills and endings that cover different tempos and time signatures.
Matthias Quellmann, Senior Marketing Manager at Steinberg, commented:

“Meanwhile we’ve released a host of library expansions that cater to the needs of the popular rock genre productions. This time, however, we wanted to pick up on the distinguishable rhythmic traces of a style that has subsisted over the years and to regain its faded recognition. This is where Alternative Essentials comes into play, and we’re sure you won’t get enough of it!”

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Availability and pricing

The VST Sound Instrument Set, Alternative Essentials, is exclusively available through the Steinberg Online Shop for $24.99, with free shipping.

Features at a glance

  • 10 alternative Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4
  • Each Style is featured in a VST preset and comes with a dedicated mixer setting
  • Grooves cover different tempi and time signatures
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions

Press contact

Stefan Trowbridge
Public Relations Manager
Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
Phone: +49 40 210 35 0

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is known the world over for its music and audio software and hardware solutions. The company has been developing, manufacturing and selling innovative products for musicians and producers in the music, film, post production and multimedia industries since 1984. Steinberg products are used by Grammy and Oscar award-winning composers, engineers and producers. The company also offers business customers license-management and copy-protection systems.

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