Today the UK’s Wave Alchemy unveiled Evolution, a forward-thinking, modern Drum Engine delivering an unprecedented creative workflow, intuitive drum layering engine and browser, XY-pad, extensive modular macro system, parameter lock effects sequencer, fully NKS-ready and extensive sound design parameters per sound.

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Powered by an expansive library of 28,000+ electronic drum samples and sound design tools, Evolution combines beautifully designed analog drums and live instruments in a ground-breaking way. A labour of love with astonishing detail, Evolution’s sound library spans 5 years and thousands of hours of sound design work in such categories as: Electronic, Analog, Acoustic, Layered, Sound Design Tools, Sonic Experimentation, Reamped Drums, Analogue Processing, Found Sounds, Foley, Studio Drum Kits, Prepared Percussion, Abstract Drums, and more.

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Featuring an slick design and unprecedented creative workflow, Evolution delivers an intuitive Drum Layering Engine and Browser, X+Y Pad, extensive modular Macro System, Parameter-lock Effects Sequencer, extensive sound design parameters per Voice, and over 400 beautiful presets.

Evolution’s focus is not emulation; it’s about creating new, visionary drum sounds that push the boundaries of what was previously possible

Powerful drum layering engine

Dynamically load any sound from Evolution’s expansive sound library into any of its 12 responsive Drum Voices. Creatively layer up to 3 Drum Sounds, Transients, and Sound Design Tools independently per voice using Evolution’s powerful Drum Layering Engine. Each Layering Engine being completely responsive, making it easy to efficiently layer, edit, modulate, effect, mangle and mix each layer completely independent of one another / or as whole.

Modular macros

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Freely assign powerful mix, filter, and FX parameters to any of Evolution’s 8 modular Macro Controls (per voice!) for performance, sound design, or step-lock sequencing…

Each of Evolution’s 8 Macro Knobs features 42 available parameter destinations, independent modulation depth sliders for each drum layering engine, and a Macro Amount.

Sequence anything, anywhere

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Sequence, randomize and loop with Evolution’s powerful 12-voice fully responsive Note Sequencer, or dive into Evolution’s breath-taking FX Sequencer and sequence 8 Macro Controls per voice - as well as Pitch, Reverb, and Delay - delivering fully modular step-lock parameter sequencing and endless creative possibilities.

A free demo of Evolution is available, and the introductory pricing of £119.96 will last until January 19, 2018, after which the regular price will be £149.95.

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