Bluezone Corporation has announced the release of Rock Multitrack Drum Loops, a new sound library featuring over 945 of energetic and acoustic drum loops, divided into 153 construction kits.
This downloadable sample pack is the ultimate tool for mordern productions directed on Rock, Punk, Jazz Fusion, Funk, Metal and Hardrock. This sample pack is created with a Sonor battery (100% Maple), captured by several microphones placed on each element. This sound bank offers a large choice of style and various editting possibilities.
Rock Multitrack Drum Loops is a complete project, with numerous groove ideas. Tracks have been realised in stereo (24 Bit WAV). Each construction kits contains full mixed loops (master), Hi-Hat loops, Kick loops, Overhead loops, Snare loops, Tom loops (Tom loops available according to the construction kit) and the associated track room (ambiance). Each drum loops is suitable to create great mixing. Get a quick listening of our construction kits in the « preview folder ».
Rock Multitrack Drum Loops features
- 153 Construction Kits (72-144 bpm).
- Includes Kick Loops, Hat Loops, Snare Loops, Master Loops (Full Mixed Loops), Overhead Loops, Tom Loops, Room Loops (Ambiance).
- 2.40 GB Data / 1138 files (Wav format).
- Suitable for use in all major sequencers.
- Royalty-Free with no extra cost, ready to use in commercial productions.
Rock Multitrack Drum Loops is available to purchase for 42.95 EUR.
More information: Bluezone Corporation / Rock Multitrack Drum Loops
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 been extended by a range of thicker Rock Model Cymbals and two Fx Crash Models on popular demand.
While the Rock Models stand for a powerful and heavy sound range that will suit everything from Pop to Rock over to Metal, the Fx Crash Models are the ideal sound extension for all modern sounds, blending a soft Crash sound with roaring Chinese sound.
- B20 Bronze (80% Copper and 20% Tin)
- Hand-hammered – Made in Turkey
- Fx Crashes with 6 oval shape holes
- Brilliant Finish
The new SONOR “Armoni Rock” and “Fx Cymbals” Cymbals are available via most music retail stores starting February / March 2011.
More information: Sonor / Armoni cymbals
XLN Audio has released the Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak, a sample pack for Addictive Drums.
Many would agree that the snare drum is the heart of the drumkit. It is the center and the main character. Change the snare drum and you will change the overall sound of your kit.
With the Sonor Designer Series Snare – Kitpiece Pak you will have an additional character in your lineup! And what a character it is. With a depth of 6″ and a lower tuning this Sonor Designer Series Snare is the deepest sounding snare we have released so far. With its maple wood body it has a very warm and balanced tone suitable for a wide range of music styles. This specimen was made in the US during the mid 90s in Sonors world class drum shop. We recorded it in the large rich studio room of 301 Studios in Stockholm which gives you the flexibility to mix it really big or strip it down.
Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak features
- Sampled snare drum: Sonor Designer 14×6″
- Played with sticks
- Recorded at Studios 301, Stockholm
- Room size: 99m2 / 1065 square feet
The Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak is available to purchase as a download for 10 EUR / $10 USD.
More information: XLN Audio / Sonor Designer Snare Kitpiece Pak
Precisionsound has released Monzter Drumz, a drum sample library produced with ease of use and awesome sound in mind, straight out of the box.
All samples have been made to fit in straight away with heavy guitar and bass tones so very little additional tweaking would be needed in the final mix.
The sample library feature KICKS, SNARES, TOMS and CYMBALS and work together with your favorite sample player as well as with the drum replacer plug-in “Drumagog”, to get you going with fast and easy replacement or enhancement of already recorded drums.
For Cubase users we have thrown in a couple of bonuses, like a custom drum map to make navigation around the kit very easy, and also a Cubase Track Archive that works with Cubase 4 and 5 that lets you import a prepared setup of Drumagog inserted audio channels and MIDI channels all routed and ready to go into any session you might be working on.
Monzter Drumz features
- Kicks: Mapex Orion 22″, Sonor Delite 22″ (two versions w. different processing).
- Snares: Mapex Black Panther Brass Snare, Sonor Delite Maple Snare.
- Toms: Mapex Orion 10″, 12″, 14″, 16″.
- Cymbals: 16″ and 18″ Sabian and Zildjian chinas, crashes and splashes, Zildjian K Custom Dark Hats 14″, Zildjian K Custom Ride, Zildjian Ping Ride.
- Articulations: Cymbal Chokes, Cymbal Rolls, Closed, Semi Open, Open Hats, Edge and Bell Rides.
- Drums were sampled using close and overhead mics. Artificially produced ambience is also provided.
- Multi-sampled kits contain 665 mono and stereo 24bit WAV samples.
- All formats are included when you buy the SampleSet: Kontakt, HALion, EXS24, Drumagog & SoundFont.
Monzter Drumz is available to purchase as a download for $69 USD, or on DVD for $80 USD.
More information: Precisionsound / Monzter Drumz
Acousticsamples has released DrumTasteJazz, a sample library featuring a Sonor Jazz Kit.
- The DrumTasteJazz is a sonor Jazz Drum Kit, with two toms (10′ and 14′), a tamburim, two snares, two rides, a 13′ hihat and a 18′ bass drum.
- 1,16 Go of samples recorded at 24 bits, 48khz, no loops, 1818 samples.
- Multiple mic positions to make your own mix.
- Custom mapping, you can assign every element to any key.
- Mappings presets: GM, V-DRUMS, IMAP, NSKIT (NDK) or default one.
- cc# controlled Hihat with 5 different openess and automatic closing sound.
- 4 round robins for snares, hihat and rides, 2 round robins for the other elements.
- Playable instrument, right hand and left hand mappings.
- Detailed snares, 6 different hit positions for the 14′ snare and 4 for the 10′ one.
- KONTAKT 2 and 3 format only due to the scripting for the interface, the multiple mic position mixing and the custom mapping. Easy to use KONTAKT interface.
- Includes the demos midi files as well as about 100 midi loops recorded live on a V-Drums.
DrumTasteJazz is available now for 44 EUR.
Visit Acousticsamples for more information and audio demos.