Add a Latin club or dancehall feel to any pop tune you create! Spice things up with deep, bassy kicks and the classic boom-chak rhythm of reggaetón that always gets the crowd moving and grooving.
Add a Latin club or dancehall feel to any pop tune you create! Spice things up with deep, bassy kicks and the classic boom-chak rhythm of reggaetón that always gets the crowd moving and grooving. Whether you need straight-ahead beats or authentic world percussion grooves, RICO gives you all the pieces you need.
- 20 styles, 50 presets
- 10 drum kits, 460 patterns
- MIDI Drag & Drop, Resizable User Interface
- Special Control: Me Gusta
Reggaetón & Dancehall rhythms are key ingredients for some of the greatest pop hits of the past half-decade, and the Dembow groove is only on the rise. Getting a round bottom end, tasty percussion and a snare that smacks can mean hours of mixing to lock everything in… but with RICO, you’ll never have to do it from scratch.
20 different styles allow you to manipulate hundreds of rhythms, everywhere from light to thumping beats. There are classic and more traditional latin rhythms like Paso A Paso; offbeat rhythms that break away from 4 to the floor like Perreo, in case you want to get creative; and hard-hitting beats in Styles like Pichudo. Combine these with one of 10 different kits and you’ll never run out of options!
Never settle for boring — the Mix settings allow you to quickly switch between various multi-effect profiles and completely punch up your sound! Delay and garble your beats with The Grinder, add extreme distortion with Wrecking Ball or liquify everything with Good 2 Go, putting your own spin on reggaetón with just a few clicks.
Select your Kit, Style and Mix presets and you’re off! With three simple controls, you have an endless palette of reggaetón, moombahton and pop beats to dial up the energy in moments — no more searching for samples.
RICO features 10 kits with 16 drum instruments each. There are 20 Styles with 23 ready-made patterns, for a total of 460 patterns. Plus: Pair with Virtual Guitarist AMBER and Virtual Bassist DANDY for a smooth and punchy electro-acoustic feel.
Add stereo width and instrument isolation for a larger than life beat, or set it negative to bring everything mono with a tight, crunchy distortion. Perfect for distinguishing the vibe between verse and chorus.
Use the Beat Intensity control to make quick and dirty brightness changes — add separation between your verse / chorus and change the EQ on demand.
The Hard Facts
RICO is the perfect complement to club, EDM, hip hop and other rhythm-focused pop genres. If you want to get the party going as quickly as possible, this is the tool to do it!