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

Montreal, Quebec—March 5, 2024—Applied Acoustics Systems releases the Velvet Chic sound pack for the Strum GS-2 and AAS Player plug-ins in collaboration with resident sound designer Thiago Pinheiro.

With Velvet Chic, his first Strum sound pack, Brazilian producer and keyboard virtuoso Thiago Pinheiro unravels a quintessential arsenal of guitar goodness for those seeking the essence of Rhythm and Blues without mastering the guitar. Add sweet or intricate soulful guitars to your R&B songs and captivate your listeners' senses with sounds tailored specifically for passionate producers. Celebrating the pioneers of the genre, this sound pack covers R&B’s beginning all the way up to its modern form—from gentle chord whispers to dreamy and atmospheric textures that groove and dance alongside your infectious beats. Velvet Chic features 12 R&B styles, 84 guitar presets, and 84 strumming patterns playable with your own chord progressions. Dive into Velvet Chic, where heartfelt guitar tones and strumming transcend your arrangements effortlessly—no guitar skills needed!

Product Details

The Velvet Chic sound pack is available now as an instant download delivery package. Velvet Chic works with both the Strum GS-2 plug-in (sold separately) and the included AAS Player plug-in.

AAS Velvet Chic—Thiago Pinheiro sound pack for Strum GS-2 and AAS Player

AAS plug-ins run on both Windows and Mac OS 64-bit and support the VST2, VST3, Audio Units, AAX Native, and NKS plug-in formats.

50% Off Special Promotion

To mark the release, all Strum GS-2 sound packs are 50% off until March 26, 2024. The discounts are as follows:

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 specializes in software-based synthesis tools for professional musicians and sound designers. Since releasing Tassman, the first virtual instrument based on physical modeling, AAS has come to be recognized as the industry leader in this exciting new field of synthesis.


Eric Thibeault
Product Specialist