Impact Soundworks has announced Shou Drum, a percussive instrument library for Native Instruments, featuring the sounds of a tuned drum.

Impact Soundworks Shou Drum
Impact Soundworks Shou Drum arp

Handcrafted from tempered steel and carefully tuned, the Shou Drum is a lovely percussive instrument with a deep, pure tone. We’ve thoroughly recorded a range of articulations, each with its own harmonic character. Perfect for subtle underscore, emotional ambient music and evolving arp textures..

Shou Drum features

  • Two intimate mic positions.
  • Five round robin (RR) variations per note.
  • Three types of mallets.
  • Brushed & finger articulations included.
  • Percussive strikes and noises.
  • Suite of designed textures.
  • Beautiful UI with polyphonic arp.
  • Custom microtuning engine & presets.
  • WAVs available for tweaking & design.

The Shou Drum library is available for purchase for $49 USD.

More information: Impact Soundworks / Shou Drum