Kick Drum Obsession

The kick drum. Many say it’s the most important sound in a drummer’s tool belt. It’s the bottom, the groove, the bass-connector. That’s why producers spend so much time working to create the perfect kick drum sound. 2getheraudio helps bring this obsession under control with K1CK Synth, a powerful, easy to use, virtual instrument that delivers electronic kick drums to your mixes in exactly the way you need them to.

The Sounds

Whether you’re a pop composer looking for the perfect kick to sit in your mix, a hip-hop lover addicted to lo-fi or an EDM producer looking to make the dancefloor shake, K1CK Synth delivers. 100 fully editable kick patches, plus another 100 sampled attacks, all inside a serious hybrid synth engine. Get ready for some floor breaking bass, booming 808s, acoustic lo-fi kicks, and a whole lot more.  Get a Free Trial to hear for yourself!

We’ve done the hard part so you can get creative

K1CK Synth takes the hard work out of sculpting the perfect kick drum sound. A Simple Edit screen not only lets you quickly audition kick sounds while your groove is playing, but it also gives you quick control over modifying those sounds using 4 highly customized macro knobs optimized for kick drum sound control. If you still need to fine tune from there, one button takes you to the Expert Edit mode for further refinement.

Under the Hood

Don’t let a simple interface fool you. Under the hood of K1CK Synth is a serious hybrid audio engine that’s finely tuned to deliver a huge range of kick drum sounds.

The Beater

100 sampled attacks with shape, pitch and level control for designing the all-important attack of your drum.

The Body

Next comes the body of the sound, with two envelopes to tune and decay your kick just the way you like it.

The Punch

Use the Smart Compressor and Drive Circuit to dial in extra punch and presence.

The Character

Four modern FX processors: a decimator, bit crusher, low pass filter and high pass filter, further refine your sound.

The Polish

Add some polish and set your drum in the mix just right by running it through three of the most popular kick drum mics used today.

Take a tour of K1CK Synth

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K1CK Synth Simple Edit View

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Quick Dial Attack

Quick Dial Attack

A one knob macro to alter the attack portion of your kick drum sound.

Character

Character

A one knob circuit for transforming the kick drum from deep to tight.

Smart Compressor

Smart Compressor

A one knob macro to alter the dynamics or punch of your kick drum sound.

Drive Circuit

Drive Circuit

A one knob macro to alter the sonic character of your kick drum sound.

Effects

Effects

Quickly turn on and off four different modern effects.

Mics

Mics

Select from one of three popular kick drum microphones.

Simple and Expert Edit Views

Simple and Expert Edit Views

Switch between Simple Edit and Expert Edit views with this button.

Simple Edit lets you quickly select and tweak your kick drum sounds with four highly customized macro knobs, four on/off effects, and four mic selection buttons.

Expert Edit lets you dig into deeper to more finely tune and craft your kick drum sounds with controls for adjusting the attack, body, punch, character, and mic sound of your drums.

Audition Button

Audition Button

Quickly play your sound while editing by pressing the Audition button.

100 Factory Kick Drum Presets

100 Factory Kick Drum Presets

Get started with 100 factory kick drum presets. All are fully editable, after which you can name and save them to your user presets folder.

K1CK Synth Expert Edit View

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The Perfect Attack

The Perfect Attack

Dial in the perfect attack portion of your kick drum sound with these five parameters. The dropdown selects from a large list of sampled attack transients. Tune will set the pitch, Hold and Decay will shape the volume over time, and Level will set its volume.

100 Sampled Attack Transients

100 Sampled Attack Transients

Use the dropdown or quick select arrows to select from 100 sampled attack transients.

Shape the Body

Shape the Body

The oscillator section shapes the body of your kick drum sound. Two dedicated envelopes allow you to shape the pitch and the volume of the drum.

The Punch

The Punch

K1CK Synths Dynamics section lets you dial up how much punch you want in your kick drum sound. The Smart Compressor is a single knob, two switch circuit to control the dynamics. The Drive Circuit is a single knob, two switch circuit to add distortion and extra harmonics.

The Character

The Character

Add additional character to your kick sound with four modern effects. The Bitcrush lets you dial in that classic reduced bit width distortion. Decimate gives you that classic low sample rate distortion. High pass and Low pass filters allow you to shape the frequency response.

Kick Drum Microphones

Kick Drum Microphones

Run your sound through one of three of the most popular kick drum microphones.

Audition

Audition

Quickly play your sound while editing by pressing the Audition button.

Add your title in backend

Get started with 100 factory kick drum presets. All are fully editable, after which you can name and save them to your user presets folder.

Full Level

Full Level

Switch to full velocity to have your kick drum play at full level.

Key Tracking

Key Tracking

Switch between having your kick drum transpose across the keyboard or play at the same pitch across the keyboard.

Limiter

Limiter

Getting a little too aggressive with the punch? No problem. Turn on the Limiter to prevent overloading.

Simple & Expert Edit

Simple & Expert Edit

Switch between Simple Edit and Exoert Edit views with this button.

Simple Edit lets you quickly select and tweak your kick drum sounds with four highly customized macro knobs, four on/off effects, and four mic selection buttons.

Expert Edit lets you dig into deeper to more finely tune and craft your kick drum sounds with controls for adjusting the attack, body, punch, character, and mic sound of your drums.

K1CK Synth Videos

K1CK Synth Audio Demos

K1CK Synth Specifications

  • Electronic Kick Drum maker with simple and expert editing options
  • 100 fully editable Kick Drum presets
  • Highly customized macro controls designed for quick kick drum editing
  • Advanced control over kick drum attack, body, dynamics, character and mic selection
  • Includes VST, AU, AAX plugin formats for compatibility with all DAWs
  • Powerful hybrid synth engine delivers floor breaking bass, booming 808s, acoustic lo-fi kicks, and a whole lot more.
  • Super easy to make your own killer kick drum sounds
  • Select from three popular kick drum microphones

System Requirements

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  • Mac OS X 10.10 or later
  • Intel Core i5, i7, 2.3GHz processor or higher
  • 4GB RAM (8 recommended)
  • 500 Mbytes free disc space
  • Windows (x64) OS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (Now supports Win7)
  • Intel Core i5, i7, 2.3GHz processor or higher
  • 4GB RAM (8GB’s recommended)
  • 500 Mbytes free disc space

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