BKE Beat Thang


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One of the easiest ways to create grooves and electronic music

Loaded with amazing sounds from the world’s top electronic music producers

Flexible I/O provides integration with all of your studio gear

The basic concept behind the Beat Thang is to make sample-based electronic music production as simple and and intuitive as possible. That’s why BKE Tech designed it so that nearly every function has its own button or pad – forget about navigating through endless submenus! Even if you’ve never tried producing music before, you’ll find creating beats and grooves with Beat Thang fun and easy. But don’t confuse simple with limited – Beat Thang has serious horsepower under the hood. This incredibly sophisticated beat machine gives you all of the layering, slicing, sampling, and sound-creation tools you need to make fully polished tracks. And thanks to its rechargeable lithium-ion battery, you can even use the Beat Thang to make music on the go.

Great tracks start with great samples. That’s why BKE Tech loaded the Beat Thang with a collection of top-of-the-line samples, from funk guitars to award-winning keyboard licks, plus all of the drum sounds you could ever ask for. With its chromatic keyboard pad and side-mounted pitch shift and modulation wheels, it’s easy to see that the Beat Thang was made to give you more musical control over your sounds than a typical groove workstation. Add to that on-screen waveform editing, a powerful Autochop function, and over 60 on-board effects, and it clear to see that no sound is out of reach for the Beat Thang!

Extensive I/O that’s designed to be extremely flexible lets you use your Beat Thang in a variety of fun and creative ways. In addition to an XLR combo jack that lets you sample and record directly on the Beat Thang, it also comes equipped with MIDI for use with external controllers and sound modules. Want to load up your favorite samples? No problem, just connect your external hard drive via USB or load up your samples in one of the Beat Thang’s SDHC slots.
Powerful standalone sampling groove machine that lets you create electronic music anywhere
Onboard 16-track sequencer with playable mute and solo functions lets you create patterns and preform remixes on the fly
One octave pad layout with 8 banks lets you lay down beats and play keys over 8 octaves
16 layers of velocity sensitivity per pad lets you create expressive performances
Onboard effects include filters, delays, reverb, chorus, Disintegrator, overdrive, distortion, phaser, chorus/flanger, pitch shifter, vibrato, vinyl effects, and much more
Onboard mastering lets you add power and impact to your tracks
Export WAV or AIFF files of your songs and loops for easy import to your DAW
Import WAV or AIFF to use as loops or samples
Record your own samples directly via the built-in XLR/stereo TRS combo jack
Fully editable samples with clear waveform view
Edit start and end points
Normalize, Reverse and Resample to customize your sounds
Autochop function allows you to quickly create mash up parts and custom kits from your samples
Realtime and post-recording quantization
Swing control lets you add shuffle to your patterns
Song mode lets you string patterns together
Virtually no load time when you switch beats and kits
Integrates seamlessly with Beat Thang Virtual plug-in software
24-bit or 16bit/44.1kHz sampling, playback, and audio export

The only hardware sampler/drum machine that also works with software.

Integrate with your computer on your own terms.

Experience the flexibility of a standalone production instrument with full software support. You can use BTV software and BEAT THANG hardware standalone or you can sync them together.

Each BEAT THANG includes a copy of BTV VSTi application—giving you the full power and sound library of BEAT THANG in a software version for your Mac or PC.

Sequence in BEAT THANG

Open BTV as an Audio-units or VST plug-in or use BTV inside your favorite DAWs including Ableton Live™, NI Maschine™, Apple Logic™, FL Studio™, and many others.

Transfer projects, sounds, and kits between BEAT THANG and BTV using the Librarian (Mac only).

Connect using Controller Mode for the tactile hardware experience but with the power and integration of BTV software and your computer.

Produce and perform beats anywhere with BKE Tech’s Beat Thang sampling groove machine!