Stripped down to only 2 parameters and an intuitive graphic design, bx_boom allows you to tune, attenuate or boost the impact of your kick drum sound at any point during the audio production workflow—even after the final mix or within a full drum loop.

The bx_boom plugin contains both a mono version perfect for inserting onto a kick drum track, and a stereo version for inserting onto a drum submix buss or full stereo mix of your song.


  • Three different center frequencies; ‘LO’ (32Hz), ‘MID’ (48Hz) & ‘HI’ (64Hz)
  • High-end Brainworx filters.
  • Built in M/S Matrix for M/S stereo tuning
  • Fully automatable
  • Dedicated BYPASS switch
  • "Mouse Over" feature: adjust parameters by holding the mouse over any knob and simply turning the mouse wheel.
  • Direct access: just type any valid number into the text fields for direct access to the exact value

Audio Examples

Industry Reviews

  • Snake Newton
    Snake Newton

    It has to be said there is no other plugin quite like it for moving air in a large arena. I love the how simple it is, and its flawlessness in its triggering of the dynamic EQ, which give the… Read More

  • Dylan “3-D” Dresdow
    Dylan “3-D” Dresdow

    This is a no nonsense kick drum processor. I find this very useful when I'm stuck with all the drums on a stereo channel.

  • Jody Wisternoff
    Jody Wisternoff

    Instantly adds the correct low end boost to kick drums -- a brilliant little timesaver. BOOM!

Customer Reviews

  • ★★★★☆
    by Cat-in-a-blender!
    It certainly makes sounds go boom. Would be more useful if there were more shaping options. But if you simply need something to get some more boom about it? This will do what it says on the tin!
  • ★★★★★
    PA - Our Friends
    by Nais
    Thanks 4 Your work, guys. All DABRO Music Team
  • ★★★★★
    by x2sound
    This little plugin is awesome - it works extremly well. I'm glad to have it.
  • ★★★★★
    bx_boom tool quick & easy
    by TGS
    When I want to make a quick demo and don't want to fiddle with side-chaining, this makes the kick pop, and is easily adjustable throughout the mixing process.
  • ★★★★☆
    Brainworx bx_boom
    by alacantec
    I needed a very simple kick drum exciter and got this some truly beautiful software, with a full discount. It's not complicated at all with just two parameters, just setting up and enjoy nice… Read More


Supported Plugin Formats
AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, Venue 32-bit, VST2, VST3

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 through 10.13
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system

Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM


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