ARIA Sounds Surdos And Snares KONTAKT DVDR
ARIA Sounds Surdos And Snares KONTAKT DVDR
The latest installment in our percussion section boasts over 6GB of sample data, with maxed out (127) dynamic layers for full realism, and an extremely controllable sound and soundscape with various techniques. Epic Drums VST Library for Kontakt 4 (Full Version) and above - consisting of an ensemble of eight separately playable, differently pitched toms.

ARIA Sounds are proud to present "Surdos & Snares", a percussion ensemble consisting of three snares and three surdo drums, all placed in the displayed formation (screenshot below), and reproduced faithfully, so you can play these drums, and they will sound in these positions.

We have absolutely pushed the variation and authenticity to the limit with this library. There are 127 dynamic layers per hit/technique/key in these drums, which provides even more benefits than the obvious lack of repetition, or the dreaded "machine-gun effect".

Say you record/play in a performance with this instrument, and then possibly go into the MIDI data and tweak a few hits' dynamics to get the performance how you want it... and then decide the general feel needs to be either louder or quieter.

As there is a smooth gradient from bottom to top in terms of dynamic layers, dragging the entire velocity data of the track up and down will completely transform the performance, as opposed to just moving the MIDI data through a few dynamic layers, and primarily relying on simply lowering and raising the volume of certain samples. In our demo videos, you can see this in action.

The instrument is also compatible with both version 4 and 5 of Kontakt (the full version, not the free Kontakt Player - the paid version of Kontakt only), and comes with a close mic position, and main stage mic position.

Each drum has been played with varied techniques, including soft mallets, sticks, rims, hands, different brushes.

Click each of the drum icons on the interface to load and unload that particular drum. Unloaded drums will appear on the keyboard interface as black, and loaded drums with active samples will be shown as blue keys.

...::: Tech Specs :::...
• 6.5 GB Of Content
• The full version of Kontakt 4 or above is required to run this software. (It will not run on the free version of Kontakt player)

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Click each of the drum icons on the interface to load and unload that particular drum. Unloaded drums will appear on the keyboard interface as black, and loaded drums with active samples will be shown as blue keys.

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• 6 GB Of Content
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Wood is an organic material, found in plants, and used for many purposes such as making musical instruments. Many wooden instruments are idiophones, instruments where the vibration of the material itself is the main source of the sound. Following this concept, Wood is a sample library made by sampling hits, collision or effects with wooden tools (sticks, claves, boards, drums, castanets, bowls and so on). The samples are then processed into different instruments ranging from tuned/untuned percussions, drum kits, hits/noises to sound textures and sound effects. Wood features 17 instruments and 4 multis using 278 stereo samples with many round robin and velocity layers. Four standard effects are accessible from the custom performance view: Saturation, Rotator, Delay and Reverb.

Specifications

17 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
4 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
Up to 3 Round Robin
Up to 3 Velocity Layers
278 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo)
Formats: Kontakt and WAV
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ARIA Sounds Hybrichord Vol 1 KONTAKT DVDR ARIA Sounds Hybrichord Vol 1 KONTAKT DVDR
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This library contains over 4 GB of excellent cinematic content, recorded at 96KHz, 24-Bit.

...::: Tech Specs :::...
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Last but not least the library also includes a sound design patch which uses the glockenspiel samples and transforms it into a pad-like sound.

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The Darabuka was captured in mono using the AKG 420 Perception microphone, which really brought out the clarity of the instrument while retaining the body. I’ve included a MIDI file performance using the instrument, which will give you an idea of how to use the instrument.

I’ll be further expanding on this instrument in the future by recording lots of Round Robins than I originally did, more articulations, and a couple more mic positions. In the meantime, please enjoy using this simple but articulate instrument!

Technical Specifications

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Resonance - Key Features
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