updated 02:45 pm EDT, Mon June 13, 2005
Steinberg Virtual Bassist
Steinberg has begun shipping its latest VSTi product, . Based on real performances by studio bass players, Virtual Bassist offers a range of bass phrases, grooves and styles and covers musical styles ranging through rock, pop, reggae, metal and hip hop to name but a few. "Virtual Bassist is probably the first product in the virtual instrument world to offer a full virtual bass player within DAW environments that really behaves and sounds like a real bass player." Virtual Bassist offers real phrases played by studio bass players, covering a huge range of musical styles with its vast pool of sounds and grooves. It is available for €240-- as a standalone application and with for all major plug-in formats such as VST, DXi, and AU (as well as ReWire support for easy integration into Pro Tools).