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Real Music Media releases Real Snare Drum

Real Music Media Real Snare Drum

Real Music Media has released the Real Snare Drum, a sampled vintage 1972 Slingerland Sound King snare in the sfz format.

The Real Snare Drum is the first in a new line of multisampled drums which offer intuitive and playable mappings that match the profile of the instrument, realistic microphone combinations with intuitive controls, and a consistent ‘dead room’ recording methodology.

Real Snare Drum features

  • Sampled using two Beyer M201 dynamic microphones (top and bottom close mics) and two Oktava MK 012 small diaphragm condenser microphones (stereo overheads in an XY pattern).
  • Mapped in an innovative and playable configuration in the sfz format.
  • The drum is sampled in 4 zones: center, 3 inch radius, 6 inch radius, and rim shot.
  • Each zone has separate left and right hand samples mapped in an obvious and intuitive way.
  • Round robin and velocity switching within each zone.
  • Each microphone has its own virtual channel, controlled by its own assigned midi CC#.
  • The instrument has decay, sustain and release controls each assigned to their own CC#.

The Real Snare Drum is available as a download for $8 USD.

Visit the Real Snare Drum page for more information and audio demos.


Real Music Media releases Vistalite drum set

Real Music Media Vistalite drum set

Real Music Media has released a sample set of a Vistalite drum set (5 piece Ludwig Vistalite Drum kit) plus a Wuhan gong.

The sample set features over 750 one shot percussion samples for only $7.50.

Vistalite drum set features

  • 24 bit/96 khz stereo wave files
  • 45 Crash cymbal samples including bell and shoulder articulations
  • 132 hihat samples with four levels of ‘openess’
  • 46 ride cymbal samples including bell, mid-cymbal, and shoulder articulations
  • 22 bass drum samples (nice big sounding samples with minimal dampening material used)
  • 210 snare drum samples organized into matching top mike and bottom mike sets
  • 216 tom-tom samples also organized into matching top mike and bottom mike sets
  • 21 snare rimshot samples
  • 27 snare sidestick samples
  • 36 gong samples, using traditional mallets, a triangle mallet, and a drum stick

A few random free samples can be downloaded here.

Visit Real Music Media for more information.