Applied Acoustics Systems releases the Pop Rocks sound pack for the Strum GS-2 and AAS Player plug-ins

Montreal, Quebec—January 25, 2018—Applied Acoustics Systems releases the Pop Rocks sound pack for the Strum GS-2 and AAS Player plug-ins in collaboration with sound designer Christian Laffitte. Pop Rocks is the first of a new line of upcoming sound packs for Strum GS-2.

Made in collaboration with resident French sound designer Christian Laffitte, Pop Rocks is a fun sound pack that rocks out pop-infused acoustic and electric guitar goodness. Full of groove, punch, and excitement, it's a set of power tools to add to your writing arsenal. By combining Strum GS-2's Guitar, Keyboard, and Loop modes along with preset variations, a vast variety of guitar parts are covered. Whether it's a lead sound or doubling takes, the core elements are available to add character or give a more organic sound to any song arrangement. Pop Rocks packs 12 pop styles, 68 guitar presets, and 84 strumming patterns playable with your own chord progressions.

Pricing and Availability

The Pop Rocks sound pack is available now. Pop Rocks is regularly priced at US$39 but until February 20, 2018, it's available at the introductory price of US$19.

Also to mark the release, Pop Rocks is included with all Strum GS-2 acoustic and electric guitar plug-in orders. Strum GS-2 is offered at $99—a 50% discount—until February 20, 2018.

The instant download delivery package includes both a Strum GS-2 sound pack file and the free AAS Player plug-in. The AAS Player plug-in runs on both Windows and Mac OS X and supports the VST, Audio Units, AAX Native, RTAS, and NKS plug-in formats.

AAS Pop RocksChristian Laffitte sound pack for Strum GS-2 and AAS Player

About Applied Acoustics Systems

Applied Acoustics Systems (AAS) was founded in 1998 and is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a privately-held company, it specialises in software-based synthesis tools for professional musicians and sound designers. Since releasing Tassman, the first virtual instrument based on physical modelling, AAS has come to be recognised as the industry leader in this exciting new field of synthesis.


Eric Thibeault
Product Specialist

Applied Acoustics Systems
486 W. Ste-Catherine St., suite 400, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 1A6 Canada
Tel: 1 888 441-8277 (North America) | +1 514 871-8100 (Worldwide)