Make your own wall pounding hip hop and electronic beats using your PC Or Mac Named 'Best DJ Innovation' of 2012 by DJ Zone, The world's largest DJ magazine
Internationally acclaimed & sold in 23 countries... and counting
Turn your Mac or PC into a studio... and produce incredible hip hop, dance, house, rap, r&B, jungle, rock, pop, and reggaeton productions using nothing other than your computer keyboard.
BTVSOLO: Music Production Software
Learn to produce music with step by step training videos and live support from real producers and engineers.
Get lifetime upgrades to future expansions and updates.
Easily add new sounds and upgrade features as your skills grow.
It works using nothing other than your computer keyboard
(no other gear needed - MIDI controller optional).
It works on Mac or PC computers.
It comes LOADED with over 1,000 professionally engineered sounds from the engineers at BKE and from Grammy-winner Dallas Austin.
It comes LOADED with over 100 professionally made tracks that you get to use in your own songs (yours royalty-free).
You get over 100 professionally designed drum kits (loads of drums that have been used on hit records by some of the biggest artists in the world).
You get over 100 premium electronic and acoustic instruments for live chords, riffing, and performances (comes loaded with drums, basses, synthesizers, string ensembles, horns, choirs, effects, and more).
You get a built-in mixer for adjusting volume, panning, effects, frequency, and more.
You get an onboard EFFECTS rack with over 60effects including phasers, flangers, pitch-shifters, high pass/low pass filters, compressors, limitors, reverbs, delays, and more.
You get advanced sample editing tools for clear waveform editing including autochop, timestretch, normalize, pitch-shifting and more!
“You can arrange full songs without the use of any keyboard.
You can just use your computer keyboard.
You don’t need any other keyboards, any other drums,
or any other virtual instruments.
You can sequence here, you’ve got your sound banks here,
you can mix here...everything you need to get started!”
- Dallas Austin
Beat Thang Ambassador and
Co-Creator; 2x Grammy Winning Producer & songwriter (Michael Jackson, Madonna, Monica, TLC, Will.i.am, Pink, Chris Brown, J. Lo, Lady Gaga et al).
“We wanted to create a product for all the people who aspired to be record producers but didn’t know where to start, or they didn’t know how to get the equipment, or it wasn’t really accessible...That’s why we went back and created Beat Thang Virtual SOLO.”
“Everything that we could possibly think of - we tried to put into this device.
The sounds in the box - they’ve been made over a long time. It’s the type of thing we don’t usually give up in this industry. We usually don’t offer our sounds to anybody. Your sound is everything...its what you are as a producer. Its what you are emotionally.”
Grammy Winning Producer:
Beyonce - “Single Ladies”
Rihanna - “Umbrella”
Mary J Blige,
Katy Perry “Teenage Dream”
“One of the greatest inventions in music. The functionality of it is really great. I think it’s laid out very well for a producer."
BKE Partner and
Co-Founder/ Iconic Rock Producer:
Pink Floyd -
The Wall, Alice Cooper,
“My partners and I spent years building this thing and I’m glad we did because what we finally ended up with is what we set out to do."
Janet Jackson, Usher,
Bow Wow, et al
“If you are a real producer then you’re familiar with these guys.”
“I think its brilliant.I got mine. I’m going to be on it before y’all [laughs]!”
“Commissioner” Gordon Williams
Multiple Grammy Winning Engineer/Mixer:
The Roots, Lauren Hill, Damien Marley, et al
“What you have here with the Beat Thang is something that you haven’t seen before. This is for real. You’re going to hear a lot more about it.
Quickly make professional music, using nothing but your computer keyboard!
Check out the demo tracks, hear the sounds, and jam with the keyboard below.
DJ Five O
Look at all these features! See why all the hitmakers are using it in their studios and while on the road.
Fast & Easy Navigation, Shortcuts, and Triggers
User Friendly Navigation will have beginners and music pros alike spending much less time 'figuring it out', and much more time making incredible music! The controls and layout become second nature in no time, and friendly keyboard shortcuts and triggers save you valuable time. You'll be able to make beats, arrange melodies, build custom kits, and finish songs in less time.
Quickly scroll through its 8 banks/octaves of keys/kits, 16 stereo channels with mute/solo per pad and channel, on-the-fly kit and sample changes, trigger rolls and holds, easy insert/copy of duplicate bars, and much more.
Quantize, Record Modes, Swings, & Bar Structures
Quantizing - For those new to music production, quantizing 'snaps' your notes into place if you lay them a bit off. You can quantize down to 1/4 and up to 1/64 notes. Or just turn it OFF for that natural, live feel. Record Mode - Replace or Overwrite your performances with ease. Swing - Simply adjust in real time and add up to 75% swing. Bar Structure - Easily change up your bar length in real time. You can even assign different bar lengths to your separate tracks for more complex song structures. PLUS - Click/drag, or tap in your tempo. Adjust volumes (master or per channel/pad), and build tons of patterns and change-ups fast. Save, edit, duplicate patterns, and add effects anywhere in a snap.
.WAV Editing & Autochop
On-screen Waveform Editing -Easily open up any sample (including the ones you import) and start editing the waveform directly in BTV SOLO'. Adjust nearly any parameter of your sample, including ADSR, Volume, Panning, pitch, and the start and end point. Quickly Autochop your samples to create useful kits and instruments in less time.
Autochop - Take your imported samples from your CDs, MP3 players, vinyl collection and more, and BTV SOLO will "automatically chop" and format these recordings into playable sections already spread across the pads, and ready for you to use in your own music. Editing samples can be a hard, long, and tedious task. BTV SOLO gives you a hassle-free automated process, giving you more time to be creative.
Effects, Delays, and Reverbs
Freak- Loaded with phasers, flangers, vibratos, choruses, pitch-shifters, high/low pass filters, and more. Freak takes your music to the next dimension with powerful, hard-hitting effects that will add dynamic expression to your sound.
Delay & Reverb -Choose from tons of reverbs and delays, or create your own. Each pad gets its own set of rules! You can give any sample in any kit or instrument the exact feel you want with adjustable send levesl for each pad. Usually a lot of processing power is needed to get each sound/pad/instrument/sample to host its own full set of attributes. Even with all 16 channels filled with custom treatments per pad, BTV SOLO will still keep pushing through whatever you throw at it.
Attack, Decay, Sustain, and Release
Attack - Decay - Sustain - Release are all important once you get down to details and advanced music production processes. Attack - This is how fast a sound starts versus fading in a touch and softening the sharpness of the starting point. Decay, Sustain, & Release - Adjust these to give your sound some tail-end echo or keep it tight and raw.
With BTV SOLO you can alter the attack, decay, sustain, or release of any sound you're working with in both Kit and Instrument Mode, allowing you to completely customize the sound of your drums, basses, pianos, synths, and more.
Precise Kit Building and Keyspanning
Kit building - For the advanced users (and beginners alike), you'll love quickly building new drums kits in less time. Quickly access a velocity sensing screen where you can edit start/end volumes and even assign voice groups! Build kits with up to 16 layers of sounds per pad, each triggered by how hard you play, giving you greater expressive control.
Keyspanning - Allows you to completely pitch-shift a single sample across one octave. This is great with drums when you roll your bass per pad, drop your snare on your gaps and fills, or just get crazy with your sound exploration kit sessions. Also use keyspanning to stretch any sample across multiple octaves, turning any sound you've loaded into an instrument you can play!
Pitch, Pan, Cutoff, and Resonance per Sound
Pitch - Raise or lower the pitch of any sample by clicking and dragging up or down. Great for working with acapellas, instruments, or even drum!s
Pan - Any sound can be panned from left to right with absolute precision. This really comes in handy for things like drums - where you want two of them in your left ear, the other two in your right, and a lead (or any instrument/sample for that stereophonic feel) in the middle.
Cutoff - Resonance - Volume-Adjust cutoff and resonance all on the same screen - no more jumping around when mastering kits. Adjustable volume & trigger type are here too.
Custom Kit Builder Mode
Build That Kit! - We give you quick guide icons to help walk you through what a standard kit looks like. But don't let that stop you from getting creative and mixing things up!
Whether you're choosing from the massive sample library that comes with BTV SOLO or you're importing all your own sounds (even thousands at a time), you'll build kits faster with BTV SOLO's simple drag and drop feature. Simply open any sample folder and drag the sound you like to the pad you like. That's it. The sound combinations are truly limitless!
Once you start mixing and matching samples, you'll find endless inspiration as you start to develop your own sound!
Custom Instrument Mode
That's my sound... Just like in Kit Builder Mode, here you can start assigning your own sounds, or the BTV SOLO library sound-to the pads, banks, kits, etc., and keyspan them to create new amazing instruments in seconds!
Want to create a new 8 octave instrument with a choir sample you loaded? Or maybe you want to layer 3 synths, a hit, and a sub-bass from the BTV SOLO library and create a new mega-synth? Do it all with ease in Instrument Mode. Just drag the samples to the pads, add layers if you want, and select how many octaves you want the instrument spanned across. Instrument Mode makes creating your own incredible instruments and crafting your own signature sound easier than ever before.
Song Mode Is Efficient and Smart
Finalizing Your Pattern Structure in Song Mode - now that was easy!
Once you're done building your patterns (let's say you made three patterns - one for your chorus', one for your verses, and one for your intro/outro), you simply line them up here in the order you want them to play, pick how many times you want each to loop, and hear your whole song play start to finish.
The screen shot is showing that the pattern 'Blaze' will loop twice (length of a chorus), then 'Blaze2' will loop 4 times (length of a verse). Do this a few times over, export, and you have a full broadcast ready track ready for use in studios, with musicians, recording artists, etc.
On-Board Quick Effects and Mastering Kit!
Quick Effects - quickly access your effects to get fast preview of your global effects sends. Choose from phasers, flangers, coil and old vinyl effects, reverbs, delays and more. Trigger over 60 presets or create your own and then send them to individual tracks, pads, or the whole song!
Bang - Add instant compression, limiting, EQ, and more to your tracks. Bang literally adds more 'bang' to your beat and brings your speakers to life!
Blang - Simply click on the Blang button to quickly change up BTV SOLO's skins. Select from a variety of included skins or import your own for that custom feel!
Modulation & Pitch Wheels!
Pitch - Add subtle note bends or mega octive-spanning drops and raises to your production with BTV SOLO's pitch wheel. Adjust from a half-step to a full two-octave bend. Not just for production, you can jam live with instruments.
Modulation - Have total control of yor filters inside BTV SOLO. Open & close filters and control effects with a built in modulation control.
Not just for live performances though - you can record and pitch or mod changes and add them to your productions. This translates to even more flexibility for your sounds! Our evolving technology gives you more all-in-one versatility than any other program on the market.
Welcome to BTVSOLO
“If you’re not a professional already, and you want to be more professional, or if you're just getting started - then SOLO is a lot more user friendly for you.”
American Idol Finalist
and Pop/R&B sensation
3x Grammy winning producer -
Rihanna, Mariah Carey,
Kerry Krucial Keys
Multi-Grammy Winner -
Alicia Keys, Drake, Nas
Hook up MIDI controllers, pad controllers, connect to sound modules, and more.
Perform live remixes and mashups with live muting and soloing of your tracks or your pads.
Use built in pitch and modulation wheels to add subtle note bends or dramatic pitch changes to your production, or manipulate the parameters of BTV SOLO's phasers, flangers, compression, limiting, mastering, and more.
Sound like a professional
Over 1,000 premium drums, basses, synths, strings, effects, and more (every sound is professionally engineered and mastered to perfection)
Over 100 built in professionally constructed drum kits and octave-spanning, playable, velocity sensitive instruments.
Stereo quality 44.1kHz 16bit .wav library or load your own 16 and 24bit samples!
Develop your own sound
Load your own 16bit or 24 bit samples.
Built in Kit Builder and Instrument Creator.
Create new effects from scratch.
Advanced sample editing including autochop, timestretch, pitch shifting and more.
"These sounds were made over a long time...its the sort of thing we don't give up in this industry." -D.A.
Simply hook up your MIDI controller to your PC/MAC for a full velocity sensitive keyboard experience.
BTV SOLO works with MIDI keyboards or pad controllers of any size with hot swappable connectivity.
Import your own samples (& save valuable time
WAV or AIFF - 16 or 24 bit!
With our expansion packs: You simply download them, run the installer, and you're ready to rock!
Importing your own sounds: All you have to do is copy your .wav or .aiff samples (or folders of sounds) into the BTV samples folder.
BTV SOLO will automatically update your sounds without even having to close and re-open the software and they are now loaded.
We teach you the basics and some really advanced production techniques in easy-to-follow screen capture videos.
The same knowledge newer and intermediate users get from learning the BTV SOLO software will also apply to 99% of the other studio tools that you will ever use in your music production.
You will learn theory, beat structure, different genres types, effects, gap fills, rolling snares, bass lines, mastering, plus much more.
Here's a look at what you're going to learn:
Table of Contents
1. Intro to Production: Making your first beat
(4 part series)
2. Setting up User Data Path folder
3. Setting up MIDI controller
4. Bank up/ Down & setting up a pad controller
5. Quick PC set-up
6. Setting Up After Download
Making a Track or Patterns
1. Tap Tempo
2. How to Loop Beats
3. How to use Metronome
4. How to copy and insert
5. Using Transport. Play, Stop, Record and FF
6. How to set up Tracks 9-16
Editing Patterns and Sounds
1. Quick Kit Edit Mode
2. How to mute and solo
3. Mixer and filters
4. How to Pan
5. How to erase single notes and tracks
6. Edit all of the sounds in a bank at once
7. How to use Timestretch and Pitch Shift
Making Kits and Instrumentals
1. How to load in your own .wav samples
2. How to make an instrument
3. Make an instrument with your own sample
4. How to make custom drum kits
5. How to use Gate
6. Sample wave form editing
7. Layering in Kit Mode
Exporting your Patterns and Songs
1. Using Song mode
2. Live pattern export
1. Change Skins
2. The Freak Effect Button
Chilli Artist -
4X Grammy winning R&B trio, TLC
‘Big Jim’ Wright
Grammy winning Producer -
Mariah Carey, The Mo’Nique Show
EMI Music Publishing
“If Dallas is involved...
... it’s gotta be good.”
Multi Award winning and chart topping Producer Waka Flocka “No Hands”,
Young Jeezy “Put On”
5 Billboard top 10 songs
“I got one. I’m using it. I support this.”
“Make sure you get in on this.
This is the truth.
This is the future.”
World famous DJ - spins parties for Diddy, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Calvin Klein, Prada, et al
“You can travel with it...
...you can work with it. It's capable for production - for all ages.”
If you’re ready to sound more professional, get more done in less time,
and make more inspiring, captivating music…try BTVSOLO
DOWNLOAD BTVSOLO & INSTALL IT ON THE FOLLOWING PAGE
* BTVSOLO Software Online Download & Install
* MIDI Addon - Works With All Midi Controllers
* Extra Sample Kits - Preloaded For You
* Professional Training - Video Tutorials
* Unlimited Access - To Members Areas + Deals
* 60 Day No Hassle Refund Policy
NO RISK FOR 60 DAYS! If you're not completely and totally satisfied with your purchase
at any point you
can get a no-questions asked full refund for up to 60 - days. PLUS WE'LL LET YOU KEEP THE PRODUCT!
Take advantage of Special Launch pricing - Get yours and start making music tonight.
This is a One-Time Payment - Made for PC & MAC ONLY
Pricing is subject to change without notice.
All purchase orders are 100% safe and secure. Orders are processed through "ClickBank" which ensures that your transaction is secured by 128bit SSL encryption.
All your information remains private & secure. BKE does not see or store any credit card information
and we guarantee the safety & protection of your personal information.
Intel-based Macs only
1 GB RAM (or greater)
OS X 10.6 (or greater)
900 MB free space on OS drive
Pentium 4 (or greater)
1 GB RAM (or greater)
Windows XP (SP 2 recommended)
Windows 7 & Vista (32 and 64 bit)
900 MB free space on OS drive
2 GHz (or greater)
Frequently Asked Questions:
1Q: Do I need a music keyboard or special sound sard or anything else? Mac? PC? 1A:The only thing you need is a Mac or PC computer with working speakers or headphone jack.
2Q: Can I use my own samples? 2A: Simply copy your .wav or .aiff 16bit - 24bit sounds (or folders with sounds) to the 'samples' directory and you'll be able to sequence, edit, add effects, and more.
3Q: What's the difference between BTV SOLO and Beat Thang Virtual?
3A: In short without going into great detail: BTV SOLO has all the same features as Beat Thang Virtual, however it does NOT come with the sampler (but does have sample editing), it does NOT come with the VSTi (however is available as an optional add-on in the members area), and has fewer sounds. The rest of the features are the same.
4Q. Is this really the same as the Beat Thang hardware?
4A: Yes. BTV SOLO (and Beat Thang Virtual) gives you all the functionality of the hardware in a format for your computer. All of the features, sounds, workflow enhancements, and even the audio engine are the same between the hardware and software.
5Q: If BTV SOLO is so great, why is it so inexpensive? 5A: Great question, we get it all the time. Short answer: we wanted a product that was affordable to everyone, that would give everyone a chance to produce amazing music. Of course we hope you love BTV SOLO, and upgrade to Beat Thang Virtual and the Beat Thang hardware or get more of our sound packs, but BTV SOLO is about empowering as many people as possible to make their own music. We want to keep it in reach for everyone.
6Q: Is this a plug-in? VSTi? Standalone?
6A: BTV SOLO is a standalone program, meaning you don't need any other programs or equipment to use the full functionality. We expect to offer an upgrade to the full plug-in version (AU/VST) in the near future, and all BTV SOLO customers who want to upgrade will get a full credit towards that purchase.
7Q. Does it run online or as a desktop application? Can I order it as a gift? 7A: It installs on your computer like any other Mac or PC application file would run.
8Q. Why am I not able to save my patterns, songs, etc? 8A: Click on the following link, download the file, and install: http://btvsolo.com/BTVDataPath.zip
Downloading and installing this will create the user data path folder needed to save your BTV Solo material.
You'll want to use your computers power to run this, not an online component relying on your internet connection for response times and overall work/creative flow... Quick tip for you - always get the desktop software vs web, always.
Yes you can order from work, or school, or anywhere, even order for a friend/family as a gift. What happens is: You order - & you get emailed with login credentials for our members area, and start your install process in there. So you can order now - and get to your home computer or other computer that will use it - login - continue with the install.
**NOTE: YOU ALSO GET TWO (2) LICENSES TODAY - So you can give somebody else a fully authorized copy, or you can run it on two of your own machines - both are identical without any limitations or differences. Enjoy!!
Your BKE Technology software quality assurance.
We promise to always deliver high quality useful software products.
Prior to installation or download, we work to ensure you clearly understand the principal and significant functions of the software and the specific effects that the software will have on your computers. What this means is that you will be making wall-pounding beats and blazing instrumentals in no time flat. Please review and uderstand the BKE software EULA pertaining to your purchase befroe purhcasing, installing or using BKE software. You can find the End User License Agreement (EULA) here
You'll are always given a meaningful opportunity to review all proposed installation options and system changes when downloading software. You will NEVER be misled or deceived by our software products.
Should you choose to, all BKE products can be removed using the included uninstaller. You can find software removal and uninstall instructions for any BKE software here.It is easy for you to fully disable or delete an application, should you choose to. Plus all versions of BTV are backed by a full 60 day no questions asked money back guarantee, simply by sending an email to email@example.com with you order number.
During installation BTV will notify you, as all high quality software products do, of the changes that are being made to your computer. Rest assured ALL OF THESE CHANGES ARE FULLY REVERSIBLE and are only made to ensure you have the best beat making experience on the planet.
Our applications DO NOT collect or transmit any personally identifiable information from any of our users for any reason.
Keeping good company:
BKE Tech does condemns the development and distribution of harmful or malicious programs or scripts. We DO NOT include and such scripts in any of our software applications, nor do we keep company or bundle our applications with any such programs from any third parties.
The bottom line:
With BKE Technology you will always get high quality reliable software products that respect your privacy. If you have any questions or comments about our software please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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