Analogue Drums releases Buckshot sample library

Analogue Drums has released Buckshot, a drumkit sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt and EXS24. The Buck stops here. A modern take on a vintage kit with plenty of punch to cut through and enough … read more

Roland ships TD-4KX2 and TD-4K2 V-Compact Series V-Drums

Roland has announced the availability of the new line of V-Compact Series V-Drums, the TD-4KX2 and TD-4K2. These affordable kits feature the playability and sound quality of Roland’s industry-leading V-Drums with unique Coach and recording … read more

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Roland ships TD-9KX2 and TD-9K2 V-Tour Series V-Drums

Roland has announced the availability of the new line of V-Tour Series V-Drums, the TD-9KX2 and TD-9K2. These kits feature the playability and sound quality of Roland’s industry-leading V-Drums, plus an assortment of practice and … read more

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reason lahalla releases Metal and Motion sample pack

reason lahalla has released Metal and Motion, a package of sounds which consists mainly of original recordings and derivative textures created from recording a Zildjian Constantinople crash, a Zildjian Avedis ping ride and a Zildjian … read more

Voxengo updates AcuDrums drum sample library, new snares and cymbal packs

Voxengo has updated AcuDrums, a professional sound sample library that captures acoustical sound of various drum and cymbal instruments. The main idea behind AcuDrums library is to capture a maximally pristine and unprocessed contemporary drum … read more

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FXpansion releases BFD Dunnett Ti Expansion Kit

FXpansion has released the BFD Dunnett Ti, a BFD2 & BFD Eco expansion kit featuring a full set of hand-made prototype Titanium drums from renowned master drum-builder Ronn Dunnett. With shells made from solid titanium, … read more

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Nine Volt Audio releases Stickbreakers Vol 3: Sync’d Cymbals Plus for Kontakt 4

Nine Volt Audio has announced the release Stickbreakers Vol 3: Sync’d Cymbals Plus for Native Instruments Kontakt 4. Stickbreakers Vol 3 – Sync’d Cymbals Plus has been created for composers that need tempo sync-able crescendo … read more

Sonor adds “Armoni Rock” and “Fx Cymbals” to Armoni line of cymbals

Sonor has announced new models to the Armoni line of cymbals at the NAMM 2011 Winter show. Well known and highly anticipated for its incredible price-/performance ratio, the handmade Turkish SONOR Armoni Cymbal line has … read more

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Sonoma Wire Works releases Retro Drums: 60′s Volume 1 – Billy Martin Interprets Mitch Mitchell

Sonoma Wire Works has released Retro Drums: 60’s Volume 1 – Billy Martin Interprets Mitch Mitchell, a new DrumCore DrummerPack. Retro Drums: 60’s Volume 1 DrummerPack features 10 Groovesets performed by Billy Martin (drummer for … read more

Alesis introduces DM8 USB Kit and DM8 Pro Kit electronic drumsets

Alesis has introduced the DM8 USB Kit and DM8 Pro Kit, two new electronic drumsets. Alesis’ latest drum module in a line now spanning 20 years, the DM8 builds on the success of the top-of-the-line … read more

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Alesis DM7 USB Kit, electronic drumset now shipping

Alesis has announced it is now shipping the DM7 USB Kit, a five-piece electronic drumset. Crushing bass drums, cracking snares, melodic toms and shimmering cymbals are all at your fingertips when you sit behind the … read more

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Prime Loops releases Cinematic Impacts Vol. 1, percussion loops sample pack

Prime Loops has released Cinematic Impacts Vol. 1, sample pack featuring percussion loops construction kits. Let’s cut to the chase, “Cinematic Impacts” is a major contender for the “All time most dramatic use of percussion” … read more

Loopbased releases Tribal, Tech House and Minimal Bundle, sample pack by 16 Steps

Loopbased has released Tribal, Tech House and Minimal Bundle, a sample pack by 16 Steps. Loopbased presents the ultimate production kit for underground dance music producers from 16 Steps – ‘Tech House, Minimal and Tribal … read more

Sabian B8 Pro, improved richer sounding bronze cymbals

Sabian has announced that it has improved the B8 Pro, the bronze cymbal that was introduced 20 years ago. What better way to mark 20 years of the SABIAN B8 Pro series than launching a … read more

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Roland announces V-Drums promotions

Roland has announced four new V-Drums special promotions, running October 1st through December 31st. V-Drums promotions Purchase a TD-20SX V-Pro® Series V-Drums kit and get two sets of Roland shell wraps and one REMO® shell … read more

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Zenhiser Ultra Trance Drum Kit, Ultimate Crash FX & Ultimate Crashes

Zenhiser has released Ultra Trance Drum Kit, Ultimate Crash FX and Ultimate Crashes, three new sample packs. Zenhiser Ultimate Crash FX, Ultimate Crashes, and Ultra Trance Drum Kit New Zenhiser sample packs Ultra Trance Drum … read more

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Sabian introduces Performance Packs for Gospel, Praise & Worship Music

Sabian has introduced Performance Packs for Gospel, Praise & Worship Music, two pre-packs in AAX and HH/HHX cymbal combinations. The challenge for many in choosing appropriate cymbals for church, gospel, and similar applications has led … read more

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Sabian introduces Vault Artisan Traditional Suspended Cymbal

Sabian has introduced the Vault Artisan Traditional Suspended Cymbal, a cymbal for Old World sounds, with improved performance for orchestral percussionists. Available in sizes 15” through 20”, the Suspended joins the recently released Vault Artisan … read more

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Short links for May 12th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # The Myth of Falling Fidelity, and Audio History Unburdened by Fact Peter Kirn has a lengthy post on the matter: With the regularity of clockwork, stories about how … read more

Chuck Russom FX releases Metal FX

Chuck Russom FX has announced the release of Metal FX, a collection of “odd” metal sounds. Included are individual sounds of several metal objects interacting with dry ice and cymbals played with a violin bow. … read more

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