HandHeld Sound releases MAD Drum Kit Series for Kontakt (Part 1)

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HandHeld Sound MAD Drum Kit Series

HandHeld Sound has released the first part of its MAD Drum Kit Series for Native Instruments Kontakt.

MAD is going to be a 3-part drum kit series. It’s designed to pack powerful features and concepts, such as an extended dynamic range of pure stick-breaking attitude, innovative control, and streamlined design.

This first instalment features a REMO custom 5-piece Rock kit which is smaller in size and known for its tight sound.

MAD sports an environment for creating realistic grooves with maximum impact, and a very focused and detailed tonal quality.

Playability is further controlled via MAD’s custom script, featuring a totally variable velocity sensitivity, Legato grace notes, a robust Hi-Hat engine with modulation, auto cymbal chokes, and many other realism enhancements that glue things in the background.

MAD features

  • 3GB and 5,400+ individual samples, plenty of velocity layers, 4x Round robin.
  • Extended and realistic dynamic range.
  • Unique recording concept.
  • Totally noiseless with no artifacts!
  • Extensive Hi-Hat engine with many articulations and modulation options.
  • Separate Left/Right hits on Snare and Toms.
  • Intelligent Legato Snare Grace notes, Cymbal Chokes, and note overlap cleanup.
  • Full mixer with EQ, Compression, and innovative mic bleed control.
  • User friendly and includes a useful Groove engine with over 350 grooves.
  • Optimized for studio production and LIVE triggering.

The sample library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $49 USD for the first 50 customers. Requires full version of Kontakt 5.

More information: HandHeld Sound / MAD Drum Kit Series

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