Modwheel has announced the release of HUMDRUM, an authentic Calfskin Drum Set for Native Instruments Kontakt.

This is the first release in their new “Creative Differences” series. It’s a percussion instrument library that focuses on quality, organic percussion sounds.

“We wanted a high quality authentic Bass Drum that we could customize in terms of room and reverb levels so we designed our own, ” said David Donaldson of MODWHEEL. “It was so successful we decided to record a whole set.”

“There are so many great drum libraries out there but sometimes you want the option of a more intimate mix. Being able to actively control the level of the room mic sound using the mod wheel allows so much flexibility for the composer.”

HUMDRUM features

  • 2 double-skinned Marching Bass Drums.
  • 2 Snare Drums.
  • Toms large, medium and small.
  • Performances (mallets & sticks) hits, flams, ruffs, stick across, rimshots and rolls.
  • Up to 9 round robins with 6 velocity levels.
  • Over 3200 samples recorded at 96 kHz.
  • Control the room mic level using the mod wheel.
  • Separate fully adjustable reverbs for the close and room mic sound.
  • Tempo of flams and ruffs easily controlled by a speed knob.

The HUMDRUM library is available for purchase for the introductory price of $35 USD for a limited time (regular $55 USD). Requires full version of Kontakt 5.3 or higher.

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