Steinberg Release New Groove Agent 4 "The Songwriter's" Drum Expansion Pack

Steinberg releases The Songwriter's, the first expansion pack featuring an entire acoustic drum set for Groove Agent 4 & Groove Agent SE 4. The name gives it away... this is designed for songwriters.  

HAMBURG, Germany — July 2, 2015 — Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the immediate availability of The Songwriter's, the latest release in a long line of exceptional VST Sound Instrument Sets.

The Songwriter's features a complete new acoustic drum kit played with sticks and rods, and offers styles that will find large appeal with singer-songwriters and musicians of folk, country and indie music.

The acoustic drum kit featured in The Songwriter's adds to the sound library of the Acoustic Agent included in Steinberg's complete drum workstation, Groove Agent 4, and the Groove Agent SE 4 instrument plug-in available in latest versions of Cubase. With over 4 GB of sample content, the drum samples are 24-bit resolution recordings, spanning up to 16 levels of velocity and six round robins. The 20 included Styles consist of intros, main grooves, fills and endings, which can seamlessly be varied in complexity and intensity.

Steinberg's The Songwriter's for Groove Agent 4

Matthias Quellmann, senior marketing manager at Steinberg, commented: “The Songwriter's is a great-sounding drum kit that comes with the perfect rhythms to craft your songs.”

Visit for details on the VST Sound Instrument Set The Songwriter's.

Availability and pricing

The VST Sound Instrument Set The Songwriter's is exclusively available through the Steinberg Online Shop for 59.99 euros, including German VAT.

Features at a glance

  • Acoustic drum kit played with sticks and hot rods
  • 24-bit recordings with up to 16 velocities and 6 round robins
  • 20 Styles for folk, country, soft rock and indie pop
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions


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