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Joe Real releases Axé
Joe Real (José Maria Côrte-Real) has released Axé, a freeware rompler VST instrument for Windows PC.
From Brazil, a small Coconut with metal bars, like the African Kalimba that Earth Wind & Fire made popular in the ’70s and the ’80s. With this Rompler you have more possibilities, the low notes sound like melodic drums, de medium and high sounds like the Axé. It can be very usefull for african music.
Joe Real Axé is available as a freeware VST instrument for Windows PC. You can download it here (RapidShare).
Visit Joe Real for more information.