Big Bang — Cinematic Percussion is new virtual instrument
SoniVox ( has released their latest virtual instrument: Big Bang — Cinematic Percussion (US$299.99) for Mac and PC systems. It features over 12GB of more than 200 instrument presets all designed by SoniVox’s sound designers to deliver explosive sounding drums and percussion.

An integral part of Big Bang — Cinematic Percussion is a new technology called Intelligent Rhythm Control, or IRC. Intelligent Rhythm Control Technology is a new concept in music production that offers real-time rhythm correction for maximizing in-time musical performance, according to the folks at SoniVox. 

I.R.C., intercepts and adjusts MIDI events as they occur, integrating each note into the host timeline and enabling users to create drum and percussion tracks with fluidity and ease, they add. Big Bang is compatible with any MIDI controller.

Other features include: Independent Zone (per-drum) Tempo-Synched Variable Resolution Roll/Retrigger Mode; eight user-assignable stereo outputs; eight uUser-assignable effects busses complete with onboard EQ, and tempo-sync delay; Mac standalone, RTAS, VST, and AU compatibility; and PC standalone, RTAS, and VST compatibility.