precisionsound steel tongue drum

Precisionsound has announced the release of the Steel Tongue Drum, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt and Logic EXS24.

The Steel Tongue Drum is made from an empty propane tank. It has a resonant and mysterious voice, suitable for cinematic and ambient music.

Precisionsound recorded finger and mallet performances on the drum face, as well as multiple percussive hits on its back and sides and tonal hits using both fingers and mallets, as well as non-tonal hits from the rear and side of the instrument. Each note has four velocity layers and four round robins.

Steel Tongue Drum features

  • Finger and mallet chromatic articulations.
  • Percussive side and rear drum hits.
  • 4 round robins and 4 velocity layers.
  • 461 stereo 24-bit WAV samples.
  • 1 program for NI Kontakt 3+ with scripted performance controls and GUI.
  • 1 program for NI Kontakt 2+.
  • 1 program for EXS24.

The library is available for purchase for $29 USD. A DVD version costs an additional $9.95 USD. All formats are included.

More information: Precisionsound / Steel Tongue Drum