BIGROOMKIX SYNTH
by Hinton and Fairchild
4.3 / 5     (17 votes)
BIGROOMKIX SYNTH is specifically created for making Kick Drums and Bass Drums.

It uses no samples only 100% synthesis to achieve a thick meaty UMPH to your track with ultimate control to the sound. The sound is split into 4 sections, SUB, BODY, TRANSIENT and HAT/NOISE with lots of controls to fine-tune each characteristic of the layer. It has a compressor an EQ boost and a Key Select. You can even change the background colour.

In the 1.2 update is added midi learn support, user pitch envelopes and new distortion method, and the AIR knob.

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technorulesedmdrools Jul 03 2020
Jul 03 2020
It's 2020, everything is 64 bit. Wake up and get with the times.
Pappa Neo Feb 14 2020
(2 / 5)
Feb 14 2020
I can make bass drum sound I really like 5 start for audio. But there is some wonky programming going on, so if I start or stop this during a jam, I get a ton of crackling audio. Can not be trusted for live use at all. Sad as I liked the sound a lot.
Andrei Jan 03 2019
Jan 03 2019
Superb! Can't believe it's free. You can produce almost any bass drum sound or effect with this plugin. Just unbelievable. The only con is it actually is a CPU-hog on 32-bit system – about 50% while working with it in LMMS.
utz utz uuuuutz buuutz Oct 11 2018
(4 / 5)
Oct 11 2018
The heavy CPU loading Comes from the 32 Bit I think ... This in 64bit on a 64bit Operating sytem would work much better ;)
grn Dec 30 2018
Dec 30 2018
i've used this vst several years ago.. and i think the cause of cpu problem is the GUI.. when i tweaked it, i used the GUI.. when i didnt use it i turn it of.. i use reaper so there is an option to turn off GUI of any vst.. i don't know about any other host..
Max Oct 31 2017
(5 / 5)
Oct 31 2017
Had been using V1.1 (as still available from BPB) in FL Studio for quite some time and really liked the sound. Had two issues after upgrading to V1.2 (replacing V1.1): 1.) Preset list did not display properly (strange characters). Turning on 'Allow threaded processing' in the VST wrapper fixed that. 2.) In old projects that had been created with V1.1, all BRKS settings were lost. In the VST wrapper, the radiobutton 'Allow threaded processing' was 'off'. Turning it on and pushing the 'Reload plugin' button pulled up the default V1.2 settings, but did not bring back the saved settings. Renaming the .dll of V1.2 allowed to keep both versions. Enjoying V1.2: The new pitch envelope aids in shaping the kick sound. The recording feature is excellent. To record, right-click on the 'Record' button on the lower right to arm, then right-click on the central drum pad until the sound has stopped. Tutorial available on YouTube.
zz13 Aug 18 2016
(5 / 5)
Aug 18 2016
good!!
maspr Jan 31 2016
(1 / 5)
Jan 31 2016
Only problem... to make a good kick wave... it jumps automaticly over.
maspr Jan 31 2016
(4 / 5)
Jan 31 2016
Awesome!
sagi Dec 13 2015
Dec 13 2015
Very cpu demanding for some reason, cpu jumps to %100 with every click, any advise?
Андрей Sept 16 2015
Sept 16 2015
Niceeee!
dirk Jul 29 2015
(5 / 5)
Jul 29 2015
Fantastic - more than really nice.
Giamp. May 02 2015
(5 / 5)
May 02 2015
Ottimo lavoro, vero Kick bomba grazie!!
Master808 Jan 20 2015
(4 / 5)
Jan 20 2015
Works great, sounds great, has great presets too. Eats cpu a little too much.
Vescor Jan 11 2015
Jan 11 2015
Very nice synth! Works really well straight out of the box. Would gladly pay $20+ for this
Dionyso Nov 06 2014
(5 / 5)
Nov 06 2014
Great Sound!!!
Crank Sept 22 2014
Sept 22 2014
Can be useful to make hardstyle kicks, thanks!
Wildman Wyatt Oct 15 2014
Oct 15 2014
Now that's what I like to hear XD lol
Silent Knight Sept 20 2014
Sept 20 2014
Finally after more than 25 years the fuzz of making a decent kick has ended! Combine them with those in Groove Agent and you'll get awesome fat kicks!
msea Sept 01 2014
(5 / 5)
Sept 01 2014
This is really nice tho one sound crapped out after a while. However, I think it was becos of a conflict with my daw. Or an overload.. or something. No problem. I made a stem track. And off to the races!
DR Aug 15 2014
(5 / 5)
Aug 15 2014
Wow this is really, REALLY nice!
Plasma Aug 15 2014
(5 / 5)
Aug 15 2014
Wow and it's free? :P
Ricky Bumble Aug 14 2014
(5 / 5)
Aug 14 2014
Tried this vst and i LOVE IT, not using it for bigroom style, I make trance and it's ideal! 10/10
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