Sonoma Wire Works ( has launched the USS$79.95 HigginsPack DrummerPack for DrumCore. Terence Higgins, drummer for The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, brings DrumCore users New Orleans marching style drum loops, variations, fills and drumkit sounds with a dash of hip hop, funk, R&B, and soul.

HigginsPack was recorded by the original Submersible Music team, and was pre-configured by them with metadata for use with the DrumCore search engine, which will help you find content based on feel (straight, shuffle, etc.), time signature, tempo and other criteria. Songwriter-friendly “GrooveSets” group related beats, variations and fills to serve as a construction kit for song creation. All audio is 48kHz/24-bit and created in a pro studio using digital (ProTools HD3) and analog (Neumann, Neve, etc.) recording equipment.

DrumCore works with all the major audio applications and supports dragging audio and MIDI directly to tracks in applications such as Logic Pro 8 and up, Pro Tools 7.4.2 and up, Cubase 4 and up (32 bit), and Sonar 8 (32 bit). HigginsPack includes 3.5GB of content including seven DrumKits (24 pads each) that match seven GrooveSets (360 audio loops, 427 audio fills, 97 MIDI loops and 41 MIDI fills).