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Steinberg LM4 24-Bit Drum Machine VST Plugin

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lm4_24_bit_drum_module.sit (314.99 MB)
For Mac OS 9
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If you think about it, this makes a drum machine an ideal candidate for conversion into a VST instrument, so it should come as no surprise that this is exactly what Steinberg have done in creating the LM4 plug-in. It's essentially an 18-pad drum module stuffed full of 16-bit and 24-bit sampled drum and percussion sounds. Samples can be velocity-layered with no restrictions, so with enough memory you could theoretically have up to 128 sounds per pad!

There are 10 supplied 16-bit drum sets, comprising Real, Eighties, Electro 1 and 2, Heavy, Jazz, Power, Soul, Reggae, and FX. All but the FX set have standard GM mapping, which makes them straightforward to use, and the kit sizes range from a couple of hundred kilobytes for the Electro 2 to 1.6Mb for Real. However, those who want to use the supplied 24-bit Wizoo kits will need more RAM and hard disk space, even if they still run Cubase in its 16-bit mode. Again, there are 10 kits supplied, but this time in both economy and 'XXL' versions, and comprising basic, acid jazz, ambience, ballad, drum and bass, hip-hop, latin, R&B, soul, and straight rock. Most of the sounds used in the XXL versions have four velocity layers and use 30 to 50Mb of RAM, while the Eco versions use less or no velocity layering, and take between 10Mb and 20Mb of RAM. During installation you can install just the VST Instrument, or transfer either or both of the standard and Wizoo kits to your hard drive to save loading time every time you use them. However, opting to install the lot takes up a hefty 382Mb.

LM4's programming window is divided into four sections. At the bottom left are the 18 pads in two rows of nine, and these let you trigger each drum in the currently loaded set with a fixed MIDI velocity of 96. An LED above each pad glows yellow when the pad is selected, and green when MIDI data is received, while unselected pads glow red when MIDI data is received.

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supernova777's picture
by supernova777 - 2013, September 24 - 2:13pm

this download is available on macos9lives.com forum

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2013, September 13 - 5:17pm

Used that as well, but unfortunately, it's of no use on current Mac models.

supernova777's picture
by supernova777 - 2013, September 10 - 7:32am

please repost this!! LM4 was a great vst drum machine .. i use lm7 in cubase le on 10.4 and would love to have this for my os9 daw!

MusicWorks's picture
by MusicWorks - 2013, August 1 - 6:31pm

Would really love to see this online again! I missed it when it was posted in April. Could you? Smile

Anti's picture
by Anti - 2013, April 28 - 6:53pm

Thanx!

Macos94ever's picture
by Macos94ever - 2013, April 28 - 7:53am

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