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Drumdrops Disco Drops, disco drum tracks sample pack

Drum Drops Disco Drops

Loopmasters has released an updated version of Disco Drops, a sample library by Drumdrops.

Drumdrops go back to the Disco roots with 22 Disco Drum tracks of Four to the Floor classics ranging from 106-137 bpm in multi-track and Loop pack formats.

Recorded and mixed on a 1970s Neve console, analog tape, vintage microphones and outboard gear including multiple Pultec equalizers, Fairchild compressors, Ludwig and Gretsch kits were used with vintage Zildjian cymbals and snares by Ludwig, Rogers and Slingerland.

Disco Drops features

  • 6 download packs.
  • 22 multi-track drum sessions, 24 bit quality.
  • Maximum flexibility, works with all modern music software.
  • Tempo map and MIDI file.
  • Available in Wav and Apple Loop versions: 22 full long drum tracks, 508 Apple loops/Acid Wav loops, 519 Rex2.

Disco Drops is available to purchase for £39.95 GBP. Individual packs are available to purchase £14.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / Disco Drops

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

Precisionsound releases Monzter Drumz

Precisionsound Monzter Drumz

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

Puremagnetik releases TrapKit

Puremagnetik TrapKit

Puremagnetik has releases TrapKit, a new sample library for Ableton Live 8, Kontakt and Logic.

TrapKit is a vintage 1960′s Ludwig drum set recorded in a large reflective room with a vast array of microphones. This sample set includes the original Ludwig Kick Drum, Rack and Floor Toms along with a well matched Snare drum, Zildjian Hi-Hats, Sabian Crash Cymbal and hand-hammered Zildjian Ride Cymbal.

All drums and cymbals were recorded with various articulations using both close mics and overhead mics. Multi-channel mixing, and non-repetitive sample triggering make TrapKit an extremely realistic and thoroughly musical sample set.

TrapKit Drums features

  • 1965 Ludwig Kick 20″ x 14″
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  • 1965 Ludwig Rack Tom 8″ x 12″
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  • 1965 Ludwig Floor Tom 14″ x 14″.
  • DDrum Snare
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  • Zildjian Hi-Hats.
  • 20″ Zildijian Hand Hammered Constantinople
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  • 16″ Sabian aaxplosion.



TrapKit is available to download for Puremagnetik subscribers (starting a $5.75 USD/Month).

More information: Puremagnetik / TrapKit

Native Instruments releases Abbey Road 60s Drums

Native Instruments Abbey Road 60s Drums

Native Instruments has released Abbey Road 60s Drums, the first of Native Instruments’ collaborations with Abbey Road Studios London.

This KONTAKT Instrument delivers expressive acoustic drums that combine detailed realism with flexible and nuanced control. Containing no emulations or acoustic modeling of any kind, this instrument consists entirely of high-quality samples of two vintage kits – beautifully recorded with period equipment in Abbey Road’s legendary Studio Two. The sound of ABBEY ROAD | 60s DRUMS can be easily molded from within the instrument itself, going from vintage to modern and taking in all points between.

Abbey Road 60s Drums features

  • Two highly sought-after vintage drum kits:
    • The Gretsch round badge White Marine Pearl (Jasper Shell) from the early 60s includes a 24” kick drum, one 13” and one 16” tom.
    • The second kit is a Ludwig Hollywood from 1967 with a 22″ kick, and 12″, 13″ and 16″ toms.
  • Snare drums include a Ludwig chrome Supra-phonic 400 (1966), Ludwig wooden jazz Festival (1966), Ludwig Mahogany (1959) and Slingerland Radio King (1964).
  • A selection of vintage Zildjian cymbals were used from the early and late 60’s, including a rivet cymbal dating from 1963.
  • Recorded using only the absolute best period equipment, including the legendary REDD.17 valve mixing desk from 1958, an EMI TG mixing desk introduced in 1967 as well as a valve Studer J37 4 track 1-inch tape machine from 1964.
  • Executively Produced by Peter Cobbin, Abbey Road’s Director of Engineering, recorded by Mirek Stiles and assisted by John Barrett and Kris Burton. Native Instruments sound designers Paul Maurer and Nicki Marinic were on hand to oversee the sessions. Drumming duties were performed by one of London’s top musicians, Ralph Salmins.
  • Over 29,000 24-bit, 44.1 kHz samples.
  • 6.3 GB library size, using the new Kontakt 4 sample compression.
  • Up to 30 velocity layers for a single articulation.
  • Up to 6 variations of drum hits at the same velocity for added realism.
  • Separate vintage and modern mic samples for direct, overhead mono, overhead stereo, and room mics.
  • Two 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.

Abbey Road 60s Drums is available to purchase for 99 EUR. DVD Delivery starts on February 1st.

More information: Native Instruments / Abbey Road 60s Drums

Silicon Beats releases Ska Drums V1

Silicon Beats Ska Drums V1

Silicon Beats has released Ska Drums V1, a collection of ska drum loops and samples.

Ska Drums V1 offers a superb selection of expertly performed live ska drum loops with tonnes of variations and fills. We’ve got side stick grooves, up tempo rhythms and lots of snare fills.

Ska Drums V1 is our second drum loop pack to feature the spectacular vintage Ludwig Ocean Pearl drum kit with a Supraphonic snare drum. This kit was made in 1963 and offers a richness of tone that can only be found in classic vintage drums.

We fed the kick and snare mic’s through the Focusrite Liquid Channel mic pre-amp and chose our sound proofed mixing room as a live room in order to achieve a dry ‘close-mic ‘d’ sound that emulates classic ska recordings of the 1970′s.

Ska Drums V1 features

  • 153 Loops, tempo: 110 to 142 Bpm.
  • Tight, dry sound gives you all the space you need to drop a thick plate reverb on those snare fills for that cool ska vibe.
  • 31 Kit Samples, the kit includes a 12″ tom, 13″ tom, 14″ supraphonic snare, 16″ floor tom, 22″ Kick, 18″ Vintage Sabian ride, 16″ Zildjian Avedis Medium Thin Crash, 15″ Zildjian Vintage Crash, 14″ Zildjian Vintage New-Beat hats.
  • Total Size: 483 MB.

Ska Drums V1 is available to purchase as an instant download for $39.95 USD.

More information: Silicon Beats / Ska Drums V1

MeldaProduction releases MDrummer v3.0 and MTotalDrums 1

MeldaProduction MTotalDrums 1

MeldaProduction has released version 3.0 of virtual drum instrument MDrummer, and MTotalDrums 1, the first extension package for MDrummer containing a selection of the best acoustic drums and cymbals available.

MTotalDrums 1 consist of almost 80 multisamples used to created almost 60 drumsets played by sticks and brushes created using more than 200 components ready to use and customisable using the most advanced multisampling technology, the MMultiSampler.

We used well knows brands such as Pearl, Zildjian, Alchemy and Sabian. The set contains around 3 bass drums, 4 snare drums, 1 set of toms, 2 hihats, 3 ride cymbals, 5 crash cymbals, 3 chinese and effect cymbals, 3 splashes and more.

Changes in MDrummer v3.0

  • Highly improved MMultiSampler for MTotalDrums – multisampler now handles multisampled multilayer multimiked libraries for even more powerful and realistic acoustic drums and percussion. Pitch envelope has also been added.
  • New installer contains MTotalDrums, 1.5GB top-quality multisamples and almost 60 new drumsets – sound quality like never before, multiple microphones, alterning hits, many velocity layers, amazing sound quality, that’s just for starters. New multisample libraries use our new compression method, which make them smaller than ever before.
  • Drumset designer improved, component selector changed to tree-view, component text corrected.
  • MDelay – added tap gain, feedback extended to 0dB.
  • Duplet synchronization renamed to dotted.
  • Change of drumset component sorts the drums.
  • Improved file sorting in lists of drumset, rhythms, etc.
  • MCompressor – maximize is now disabled by default.
  • Fix: Load song caused crashes in VSTi.
  • Fix: MSampler pitch envelope caused pops.
  • Fix: MDelay didn’t store settings correctly.
  • Fix: Host looping didn’t work correctly.
  • Fix: Breaks starting at first quarter occasionally didn’t start at correct position.
  • Fix: Load/Save as drumset chooses current file by default.
  • Fix: Routing behaviour in standalone version.

MDrummer v3.0, including MTotalDrums 1, is now available as a VST instrument plug-in for Windows PC priced at 149 EUR (Large version). MTotalDrums is also available as a free download for current MDrummer Large users.

More information: MeldaProduction / MDrummer

Loopmasters releases Fistful of Drummers

Loopmasters Fistful of Drummers

Loopmasters has announced the release of Fistful of Drummers, a collection 36 classic drum tracks in multi-track format supplied with tempo-mapped ProTools LE, Logic 6 and Cubase SE session files.

Fistful of Drummers has a stylistic bias to the past, and contains covers of classic beats cut between 1960 and 1979 including Rare Groove, Funk, Vintage Soul, Bombastic 70s Rock and early Hip-Hop.

Featuring Nasser Bouzida from the cult Blow Up recording stable and Jim the Lick Kelly with guest appearances from Style Scott and Jan Kincaid from the Brand New Heavies.

Fistful of Drummers features

  • More than 12 gigabytes worth of tape saturated beats that average 4 minutes in length ranging from 82-147 bpm.
  • Organized by bpm in convenient session folders each containing separate Kick, Snare, Hat, Stereo Overheads, Toms, Mono Room, Percussion and Click Tracks.
  • Recorded and mixed on a 1970s Neve console, analog tape, vintage microphones and outboard gear including multiple Pultec equalizers, Fairchild compressors, Ludwig and Gretsch kits were used with vintage Zildjian cymbals and snares by Ludwig, Rogers and Slingerland.
  • Drumdrops multitrack downloads are all easy to use; all audio files start from the same point, tempo mapped ProTools LE, Logic 6 and Cubase SE session files are included and the files are supplied with 16-Bit.
  • AIFF previews for easy auditioning, and MIDI files with tempo map info for importing to other DAWs.

Fistful of Drummers is available in 9 separate download packs, for £14.95 GBP each.

More information: Loopmasters / Fistful of Drummers