Drums: FXpansion - BFD 2 - finally available

FXpansion has finally released BFD 2 - acoustic drum production workstation. You can read the pre-announcement here, and watch a video clip with BFD 2 here.

Some highlights:

10 full kits, extra snares, cymbals, and more

Incredible detail: Multiple mic positions, expressive articulations, up to 96 velocity layers

User stereo multi-velocity layer sample import

EQ and FX suite containing everything from flanger, bitcrusher and delay effects to circuit-modelled dynamics, filtering and distortion

Great-sounding presets let you concentrate on writing and playing instead of engineering

5000+ Grooves ready to use in your projects

Built-in multi-channel audio export

Better management of kits, instruments, Grooves and other files

Easy mapping for keyboard/pad controllers and automation

Electronic drum triggering support including expressive hihats and snare positional sensing

A huge range of powerful new features and workflow enhancements

Price: $ 399
Maybe you can find some free drums software here?

"Create expressive, complex drum parts using 55GB of rare, vintage, boutique and classic drumkits. Recorded at AIR Studios in London, BFD2's sound library combines extreme realism with stunning sound quality. Mix your drums with flexible routing, submixing and built-in EQ, compressors and other effects." Via


  1. Anonymous18:51

    I've been using this for the past week and I must say it is amazing.
    Leaps and bounds better than 1.5.
    Smoother operation very intuitive and the sounds are well done.

  2. Yeah it looks cool. Never tried it though.


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