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Drum Werks releases Studio B Kick Drum Sample Library

Drum Werks

Drum Werks has announced the released of the Studio B Kick Drum Sample Library, a new collection of bass drum samples for a wide range of rock, hard rock, alt rock, and metal styles.

The Studio B Kick Drum Sample Library offers a versatile and powerful mix-ready kick drum sample collection of DW, Pearl, Premier, and Tama kick drums.

Studio B Kick Drum Sample Library features

  • 9 unique kick sample sets featuring DW, Pearl, Premier, and Tama kick drums.
  • 691 multi-velocity samples, 580 MB total in the entire Studio B Kick Drum Library.
  • 24-bit, 44.1khz stereo kick drum samples.
  • Wide variety of tunings, from dry and aggressive, thick and punchy, to open and resonant.
  • Mix-ready sounds.
  • For all styles of rock, hard rock, alt rock, pop, and metal for ultra versatility and variety.
  • Use in any DAW (ProTools, Cubase, Sonar, ACID), software sampler (Battery, Kontakt), sequencing program (FL Studio, iDrum) or drum replacement software (Drumagog, Slate Trigger).

The Studio B Kick Drum Sample Library is available as an instant download for $14.99 USD. Individual kicks starting at $2.99 USD.

More information: Drum Werks

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 kit sound. Library as a whole contains more than 11000 WAV files and takes more than 8 GB of disk space. Instruments of this library have multiple velocity layers with each velocity layer having 5 sample variations reducing the “machine gun” effect greatly.

Voxengo AcuDrums
Voxengo AcuDrums – New Ludwig and Pearl snares + Sabian cymbal

New in AcuDrums

  • Snare Drum 1465 PL-RSS-A
    14-inch (6.5-inch deep) steel snare drum with a massive punchy sound, naturally panned to the right side a bit. 1405 WAV sample files total.
  • Snare Drum 1450 LW-BB6-A
    14-inch (5-inch deep) nickel-plated brass snare drum with a cutting-through light sound, naturally panned to the right side a bit. 1335 WAV sample files total.
  • Crash Cymbal 19 SB-HHX-X
    19-inch crash cymbal with a big dark rough sound, naturally panned to the left side a bit. 745 WAV sample files total.

AcuDrums sample packs are available to purchase as individual instruments or in custom bundles (a discount may apply), with prices ranging from $8.95 USD to $18.95 USD per instrument.

More information: Voxengo / AcuDrums

Wave Alchemy releases Syncussion Drums, sample library featuring Pearl Syncussion SY-1

Wave Alchemy Syncussion Drums

Wave Alchemy has announced the release of Syncussion Drums, a collection of electronic drum samples from the extremely rare Pearl Syncussion SY-1 analogue drum synthesizer.

With careful programming the Syncussion SY-1 is capable of producing a huge palette of percussive sounds, powerful kicks and experimental sound effects which have a unique vintage character inherent to its quirky design and seriously raw sounding oscillators.

Wave Alchemy Syncussion Drums supplies forward-thinking producers with a unique collection of vintage electronic drum samples combined with up-to-the-minute processed drum hits to inspire your latest music productions, whatever style or genre of music you produce.

Syncussion Drums features

  • 1885 24-bit 100% royalty free electronic drum hits!
  • 839 drum sounds recorded to 1/4” tape via a Studer A80 Mk1 tape machine.
  • 162 unprocessed kick drum samples including cone-melting subs, snappy clicks and enormous bass drums.
  • 74 beautifully processed kick drum sounds making use of our extensive outboard collection.
  • 16 creatively layered kicks and huge subs.
  • 148 carefully recorded round robin sample variations.
  • 158 percussion hits and wired tones.
  • 134 blips, glitch and creative noise hits.
  • 71 gritty SP-12 drum sounds including twisted percussion and lo-fi hits.
  • 95 tom samples covering deep to disco and everything in between.
  • 48 stereo and searing SFX sounds.
  • 104 additional layered snare drum and hi hat samples. Snares and hats are not the Syncussion’s strongest point so we decided to include a huge bonus collection of punchy snares and silky hats which make use our full gear list.
  • 63 ‘ready to play’ and carefully mapped drum kits including sampler patches for Battery, Kontakt, NI Maschine, Reason NNXT, Halion, EXS24 and SFZ.
  • Ableton Live 7+ Pack including 57 Drum Racks and 63 Sampler Instruments.
  • 6 multi patch arrays, each offered in a variety of key labelled pitches and designed to be played as musical patches.
  • 6 Page Syncussion Drums Booklet about the history of the instrument and the making of the library. Download Here.

Syncussion Drums is available to purchase for £19.95 GBP.

Purchase Syncussion Drums during April 2011 and receive a free drum sample pack which includes 318 Roland TR-808 drum sounds which have been recorded to analogue tape at 3 different saturation levels!

More information: Wave Alchemy / Syncussion Drums

The Control Centre releases Tape Breaks Vol.1 – 3, Ethnic Percussion & Diamonds And Dust

The Control Centre sample packs

The Control Centre has released Tape Breaks Vol.1 – 3, Ethnic Percussion, and Diamonds And Dust, new sample packs.

New The Control Centre sample packs

  • Tape Breaks Vol.1 – A collection of 135 unique, improvised drum breaks and 93 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples, originally recorded on four track tape at the Spanish City Funfair in Whitley Bay in 1997.
  • Tape Breaks Vol.2 – A collection of 137 funky, lofi, drum breaks and 105 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples. Originally recorded to four track tape at North Parade, Whitley Bay in 1997.
  • Tape Breaks Vol.3 – A collection of original, driving breakbeats, recorded to four track tape during 2000/2001. The pack includes 157 loops and 71 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples from the same sessions.
  • Drum Hardware – Yamaha 9000 5-Piece Drum Kit, Pearl Export Steel 6″ Snare, Ufip 13″ Hi-Hats, Zildjan 20″ Ride Cymbal, Zildjan 16″ Crash Cymbal. The drums were played by Darren Guy, and re-mastered and edited at The Control Centre.
  • Ethnic Percussion – A unique collection of 74 percussion loops featuring Indian Tablas, Morroccan Bongos, Tunisian Darbuka, and Morroccan Doumbek.
  • Diamonds And Dust – A collection of 24 sampled run in and run off grooves, needle drops and lifts, utilizing my record collection and a Philips 777 “Direct Control” turntable. Perfect for adding some vinyl “dirt” to those pristine digital recordings. All looped up and ready to use.

The Tape Breaks packs are available to purchase for $15 USD each, Ethnic Percussion is $5 USD. The Diamonds And Dust sample pack is available as a free download.

More information: The Control Centre

Native Instruments releases Abbey Road Modern Drums, Kontakt-based drum instrument

Native Instruments Abbey Road Modern Drums

Native Instruments has announced the release of Abbey Road Modern Drums, a new instrument developed together with the iconic British recording studios.

Providing two high-end drum kits for use in the free KONTAKT PLAYER and the KONTAKT 4 sampler, ABBEY ROAD MODERN DRUMS gives musicians and producers access to expertly engineered drum sounds for contemporary music production of any genre, with the highest possible level of fidelity and authenticity.

ABBEY ROAD MODERN DRUMS complements the previous 60s, 70s and 80s installments, and is based on two renowned drum kits that are a staple of modern studio productions – a Drum Workshop Collector’s Series “White Kit” and a Pearl Reference “Sparkle Kit”. Further expanded with various distinctive cymbals from Sabian and Zildjian as well as three snare drum options each, both kits were recorded with painstaking precision in Abbey Road’s Studio Two and Studio Three, taking full advantage of the acoustic properties of these famous recording rooms.

Abbey Road Modern Drums features

  • Utilizes both contemporary and vintage high-end recording equipment to achieve ultimate sound quality across all individual instruments of the kits.
  • Over 40,000 samples, 24-bit, 44.1 kHz.
  • 7.2 GB library size, using the new Kontakt 4 sample compression (17.4 GB uncompressed!)
  • Up to 27 velocity layers for a single articulation.
  • Up to 6 variations of drum hits at the same velocity for added realism.
  • Additional compressed Mono Overhead and Mono Room samples for additional sound possibilities.
  • Three snare options for each kit.
  • Separate Right and Left hand samples for the most common Snare, Tom, and Hihat articulations.
  • Snare Top/Bottom and Kick In/Out samples.
  • Optional snare bleed samples for many drums.
  • Includes a selection of different MIDI mappings accommodating the established layouts of various popular
    electronic drum kits and third-party drum libraries.
  • Highly functional user interface offers convenient control over all articulation, sound shaping, mixing and routing functions. Advanced randomization can even add subtle nuances to the tone and timing to make it virtually indistinguishable from a studio-recorded drum performance.

Abbey Road Modern Drums is available to purchase as a download and on DVD for $119 USD / 99 EUR.

More information: Native Instruments / Abbey Road Modern Drums

Natural Grooves releases Berkeley Sessions, drum loops sample library

Natural Grooves Berkeley Sessions

Natural Grooves has announced the release of the Berkeley Sessions, the latest set in its series of downloadable drum loops.

The Berkeley Sessions contain over a thousand acoustic grooves to inspire any serious rock project. From straight ahead rock and roll to some funk stylings, the Berkeley Sessions contains a wide variety of options to build your next project.

“With our latest release, we’ve gone for clean, tight drums that sound like drums, given you lots of loops, and we’ve made this available for one of the most affordable prices around” said Natural Grooves Sales Director, Tommy Flanagan. “We captured the grooves of several accomplished rock drummers. We set them loose to a variety of different tempos and feels. We’ve recorded the beautiful sounds of a birch Pearl recording kit and made sure to complement the 1000+ loops with a matching set of multi-velocity drum samples from the kit used in recording the loops. ”

Natural Grooves’ tempo-based and song-style organization makes assembling drum tracks easy with groove loop patterns as well as fills, intros, endings, and more. All loops from the Berkeley Sessions will blend seamlessly as they were recorded in a single session (same room, same kit, same mix) and kick off your next project with rock-solid energy and attitude. Straight 4/4 rock feels, swinging pop rock shuffles, tom-based grooves, and snare grooves – truly a loop collection that will kick start your creativity with a rich rhythmic palette of essential patterns.

Included in many groove folders are half-time feels, shuffled/swung feels, tom grooves and more.

Berkeley Sessions features

  • More than 1100 loops and 125 multi-velocity drum/cymbal samples.
  • 1+ GB available as 24 Bit WAV or AIFF/APPLE LOOPS format.
  • Tempos from 60-180BPM.
  • 125 multi-velocity drum/cymbal samples.
  • Perfect for alt rock, power pop, punk, and indie rock tracks.
  • Tempo-grouped and song style organization.
  • Includes main grooves, groove variations, fills, breakdowns, and more.

The Berkeley Sessions complete set is available for $24.99 USD for a limited time.

More information: Natural Grooves

Wave Alchemy releases Deep Tech and Progressive – Drums Only version

Wave Alchemy Deep Tech and Progressive - Drums Only

Wave Alchemy has released Deep Tech and Progressive – Drums Only, a sample pack featuring the drum sounds from the previously released Deep Tech and Progressive sample library.

Due to popular demand we are now offering a “Drums Only” version of our expertly crafted Deep Tech & Progressive sample library. This pack gives you just the single hit drum samples and sound effects from the original library (NO LOOPS INCLUDED)

This sample pack contains 662 freshly engineered single hit drum samples and sound effects, all of which have been produced to the same high standard as our award-winning Drum Tools 01 library and as always have been built from the ground up using a great selection of analogue circuitry. These sounds would be ideal as a Drum Tools 01 add-on!

Deep Tech and Progressive – Drums Only features

  • 662 24-bit, 100% royalty-free wav samples.
  • 600 beautifully crafted electronic drum hits derived from the creative layering and processing of drum machines, synthesizers and organic field recordings. Some of the tools used include: Pearl Syncussion SY-1, TR-808 & 909, Jomox M-Brane, FR-XS, Purple Audio Action, A-Designs EM-PEQ, Spectra Sonics 610, EL Distressor & Fatso…
  • 30 drum kits including sampler patches for Battery, Kontakt, Reason NNXT, Halion, EXS24 and SFZ.
  • 62 sound effects samples combining finely designed up-risers, down-sweeps, tension builders and transition FX along with esoteric and obscure drones, impacts and soundscapes.

Deep Tech and Progressive – Drums Only is available to purchase as a download for £18.95 GBP.

More information: Wave Alchemy / Deep Tech and Progressive – Drums Only

The Lower Rhythm Culture Kit & Swagger Kit, drum sample packs

The Lower Rhythm Culture Kit & Swagger Kit

The Lower Rhythm has released the Culture Kit and the Swagger Kit, two sample packs featuring drums.

The Culture Kit features 138 samples taken directly from the kit of Brian Stabile, drummer of the prominent Orlando two-piece group Yogurt Smoothness. Featuring classic mic choices (beta52a on kick, md421′s on toms), this is a brash but natural kit stained deeply with the feeling of the performance.

The Swagger Kit is composed of 66 samples from the Pearl Custom X-treme drum kit played by Arkie Jay (drummer of Orlando’s Alias Punch). With an AKG 414 / Shure Beta 52a combo on a large 32″ kick, SM57′s on snare and an AT4041 pair on overheads, the swagger kit is rock solid and quirky — all you’d expect from a small, but tight rock drum set.

Culture Kit & Swagger Kit features

  • 24bit/44.1kHz WAV.
  • Both Dry and Dirty (processed) sets of samples for more choices when building a kit.
  • Recorded and mastered with professional equipment at Urthwurk Labs in Orlando, FL.
  • Easy to learn, proprietary file naming syntax system that includes all important info. about a sample in its file name.

The Culture Kit is available to purchase for $19.99 USD, the Swagger Kit is $16.99 USD.

More information: The Lower Rhythm / TLR Samples