A fascinating, highly detailed collection of over 30 percussion instruments, with unexpected additionnal features!
This sample pack features essential instruments (congas, djembes, drumset, tambourines...) as well as unique handmade ones (voodoo bone shaker, ghana double bell, calebasse...)
Includes 35 Kontakt patches:
A. MAIN SET
One main set with all instruments spread over 7 octaves (770 samples programmed over 85 keys)
Each instrument features different playing technics and many samples (up to 20 velocities layers per key) for dynamic, realistic sounds.
The main set is organized in 6 keyboard zones:
ZONE 1 - C0 to Eb1 : SKINS
Zebra drum (small double skin frame drum), Moroccan bongos (3 clay bongos with goat skin), Congas, Djembes, Large toms, Celtic frame drum (played with mallets)
ZONE 2 - E1 to F2 : TAMBOURINES
Riq, small wood tambourine, hihat metal tambourine, metallic fist tambourine, african bones voodoo tambourine
ZONE 3 - F#2 to B3 : CLAY AND WOODS
Udu, Calebasse (Gourd instrument from Mali), Wood frog, Bamboos played with sticks, Bamboos played with nails, Claves, Drumsticks
ZONE 4 - C4 to E5 (red): DRUMSET and COWBELLS
Bass Drum, Snaps and claps, Snare drum, Cross stick, Ghana double bell (low-high), Istanbul Hihat set (closed, open, foot), Tom set (low-mid-high), Small rock bell, 16" crash ride, 14" crash, 16" chocked crash, 10" bell cymbal
ZONE 5 - F5 to E6 : SHAKERS
Heavy shaker, Plastic toy shaker, Mexican wood shaker, Cuban large shaker, Egg shaker, Ghana voodoo shaker
ZONE 6 - F6 to C7 : BONUS SOUNDS
Whistles, Metal windchimes set
B. CHROMATIC PATCHES
In addition to the main set, you will find 22 patches of chromatically playable instruments:
All of the instruments featuring an identifiable tone (pitch) were finely tuned to the closest key, and their pitch range was then spread over three octaves to create a unique melodic instrument. You will find gong-like instruments, marimba and xylophone sounds, bells, deep bass instruments...
All of these patches are also velocity responsive.
The playing range for all of these instrument is C2-C5.
C. MULTI PATCHES
Check the 7 included examples and create your own unique ethnic sounds by layering and combining different melodic instruments together.
D. NATURE PATCHES
7 bonus nature loop patches (bird sounds, savannah loops...) to create organic ambient soundscapes.
E. CONVOLUTION REVERB
15 unique reverb impulse responses, all available and adjustable on the user interface.
Total size unzipped: 294MB
The DEMO TRACK features only sounds from the World Sounds DELUXE SET. No additional effects used.
Download the user guide and the free demo pack (60 samples, 19MB) here: