SzcZ has announced the release of Beat Knitter, a free drum machine and random drum pattern generator for Kontakt.
Beat Knitter features a one-click-pattern generator and attempts to create a consistent random four track beat with bass drum, snare and open/closed hat. Press the button and it generates a random beat.
With its drag & drop MIDI feature, the drum pattern can be exported to MIDI clip, so the machine can be used to quickly sketch different variations of a beat to use with another instrument.
The instrument has a very simple sound set, consisting of few one shot sounds. It has a basic four track sequencer, you can control overall velocity and a speed rate of each track.
Besides one-button pattern generator, there are several other automated functions, some different, more or less random pattern generators and several pattern transformations, tracks can be shuffled, mirrored, de-synchronized, inverted and even there’s 4×4 field 45-degree rotation, so you can play the pattern upward-down…
The free drum machine is available for instant download, no registration being required. It requires a full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.6.6+.