Soundiron has announced the release of its latest Kontakt sample library Cosmic Hand Pans, a complete steel handpan virtual instrument collection.

The collaboration with instrument-maker Grahm Doe of Hapi Drums brings you two unique mutations along with a bonus classic D minor handpan captured in exquisite detail.

You’ll find plenty of percussion articulations recorded up close as well as in St Paul’s Church with multiple microphone options. We hand-crafted 20 out-of-this-world evolving soundscapes, drones, and pads from the raw recordings, as well as 20 custom FX presets designed to inspire your next galactic track!

Cosmic Hand Pans features

  • 3 Unique, deeply sampled Hand Pans with up to four microphone positions.
  • 1 Master and 20 Custom FX Kontakt Player .nki instrument presets.
  • 20 Custom sound-designed ambiences created from the Hand Pan source.
  • 24-bit, 48 kHz Stereo Lossless NCW Format..
  • 24,327 stereo samples in locked .ncw format.
  • 12.7 GB Installed (24 GB Uncompressed).
  • Made for the free Kontakt Player (version 6.2.2+), Komplete Kontrol, all S-Series Keyboards and NKS software and hardware by Native Instruments.
  • Works with the Kontakt “Libraries” browser and Native Access.

Cosmic Hand Pans for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player is on sale for the intro price of $45 USD until August 2nd, 2022 (MSRP $59 USD).

More information: Soundiron