XILS Lab StiX

Drum Machine Virtual Instrument

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AAX Native - Compatible with Pro Tools 11 and above
AudioUnits Format VST2 Format MacOS Logo Windows Logo

Virtual Analog & Multi-Synthesis Drum Machine with XoX Sequencer

StiX offers an incredible variety of drums sounds of different eras: Vintage analog drum machines, early digital ones, and the rarest units. And embraces many hybrid sounds of the next eras.

Combined with the most powerful and expressive XoX Sequencer ever created.

With StiX, you're entering an exciting, lush, colorful and expandable World of Electronic Drums ecosystem


Features

Each Drum sound is a Drum Model
  • Combine, for each drum, Virtual Analog morphing oscillators, FM @ audio rate, Sine + Waveshaping, Samples, AM, RM, & CroSS Synthesis
  • Experience 4th Gen ZDF multimode analog filters, Custom Macros Knobs, Custom P.Lock Step Modulations, 2 LFOs, 3 Unique ADSR or R-Clap Envelopes, exclusive PolyStep auto-modulator
  • A whole synthesizer to sculpt each of the 10 drum sounds, and the only drum machine that allows you to recreate many drums of the past with specific topologies, and create new ones with total freedom
  • It's only limited by your imagination.

Next level Xox Sequencer

  • Variable number of steps per beat, beats per bar
  • 4 to 64 steps per bar
  • Asymmetric & ternary rhythms
  • Per Step: Custom P.Lock parameters, Divisi, Gate Time, Micro Position, Velocity.
  • Song Mode to organise patterns, steps parameters modulating Synthesis parameters.

The Workflow

  • Fast and intuitive
  • XoX Sequencer Multiline and SingleLine views, Synthesis Easy And Advanced view
  • Exclusive Stretch & Modal Pitch Macro Controls, Global user defined Macros controls to tailor each sound easily
  • The Mixer is always visible, as well as one of the Synthesis panels, one of the Sequencer views, the Pattern bank, and all drumpads.

Live Playing

Start the sequencer and chain patterns live, or use the Song Mode, while adding single drum hits with your midi keyboard, mute sounds on the fly to create intros or outros, and automate each synthesis parameter of each drum pad by sending MIDI CD messages.


The Presets

2500 total presets: 175 Global Presets, 100 Drumkits, 800 Drums, 1000 patterns, 390 exclusive samples. Covering all styles, from Bossa Nova and Funk to 4 on the floor, without forgetting the most adventurous ambient or creative electronics beats.

The Preset Manager: Having so many presets, and still being able to mass import your own samples easily, would be tedious to use without the single-window Preset Manager.

Multi-criteria Database engine: Find the right Drum Sound, or the right Break Pattern, in seconds. Create custom tags, custom banks, favorites/hide unwanted presets. Export/Import all types of presets (Global, Drums, Drumkits, Patterns, Songs, Samples) or entire consolidated banks.


More Features

  • MIDI Output: Control your virtual instruments and hardware drum machines Live, or record the MIDI data in your DAW and edit it. Drag'n'Drop MIDI patterns to DAW
  • MIDI Learn: Full automation of all synthesis parameters of all drum pads, mixer, effects
  • Drums of the Past: 15 Wave Alchemy drum machines (Roland TR-xox, EMU, Drumtracks, LinnDrum)
  • Creative Boosters: AI-assisted automatic drum kit creation. Randomize sequencer lines, full patterns.
  • Swing: Sophisticated swing engine. Per Step & Sequence line Swing (with MicroPosition Feature)
  • Multi-Output version and Choke function: With volume, groups and pan preservation
  • Effects: Natural Reverb, Analog Delay & Phaser, per drum crusher & distortion. Compressor on Stereo Bus.
  • Sample Accurate sync and audio engines: The tightest beats for your tracks
  • Ultra Flexible: Envelope segments modulations, hundreds of modulation targets. Simultaneously.
  • Fast workflow: Gang Mode to edit Sequencer Lanes, mixer levels, effects sends