Impact Soundworks has announced the release of a free percussion sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Heritage Percussion lets you add texture and nuance to your tracks with a collection of 13 heirloom hand percussion instruments, including shakers, claves, rattles, djembe and more.

Capturing the energy of live performance with 13 hand percussion instruments from around the world, the instrument library also debuts a new, improved drum engine for easy use and more detailed editing.

ISW Heritage Percussion GUI

The new interface allows for both easy editing and in-depth tweaks. With the new Cadence drum engine you can individually adjust each drum’s tone, envelope, pitch, and mapping to suit your workflow.

Heritage Percussion features

  • 13 hand percussion instruments.
  • Recorded in crisp 24-bit fidelity.
  • Djembe, rattles, claves, shakers.
  • Open, muted, and rim djembe strikes.
  • Superb detail: up to 5 dynamics and 10 RR.
  • Close and room mic positions.
  • Beautiful new user interface.
  • Create your own custom drum mapping.
  • Adjust the tone and envelope for each drum.
  • Newly-expanded CONSOLE FX rack and mixer.
  • Now includes premium delay, reverb, and compression.
  • Create the perfect mix with no external plugins.

The library requires the full version of Kontakt 6.5 or higher.

More information: Impact Soundworks