Wavesfactory has announced the release of DrumCircle, a virtual drum instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
DrumCircle is the biggest and most ambitious sample library that we’ve ever made. Features 2, 4 and 8 drummers playing together in the same recording studio. Check out this album in Facebook to see some pics of the recording session. And also, check the making of.
You can combine the number of drummers, up to 14 players. 28 articulations (including toms played with hands), 6x round robin, 6 velocity layers, 4 mics with natural bleeding. Mixer section with volume, spread, pan, tune and EQ controls on each mic. FX section with compression, reverb, delay and saturation.
Settings page where you can select the output of each mic, change the velocity curve and remap each articulation to any key you want. We also included a round robin reset key (green), this way you can control the library to behave always in the same way.
- Stereo, 44.1KHz 24bit.
- 2, 4 and 8 drummers.
- 6x round robin and 6 velocities.
- Full control over each mic.
- FX section.
- Multioutput, remapping function and velocity curve control.
- Natural bleeding.
- +6GB, compressed with NCW -> 2.4GB.
DrumCircle for Kontakt costs 49.95 EUR. A free lite version is available to download at no cost (same functionality but limited to 2 drummers only). Requires Kontakt 4.2.3 or higher, Kontakt player will run in demo mode for 15 minutes.