Wavesfactory VQ Drums KONTAKT
Wavesfactory VQ Drums KONTAKT
VQstands for "Vintage Quality". It's a sample library for Kontakt 4 and above that features a 1964 Ludwig Hollywood kit recorded with 12 mics in a wooden studio.

All recorded with 6 velocity layers and 6 round robin, resulting in 36 samples per articulation. All samples normalized to 0db so when a velocity ramp is applied it results in 128 volume steps, which gives a very natural response from the keyboard or e-drum.

This is, by far, the most complex library that I've ever done and it's also the best sounding kit that I've ever heard.

It features a great sounding vintage drum kit recorded with great sounding mics and preamps in a great sounding studio with a nice interface and state of the art scripting implementing pioneer features. It's really hard to get it better.

On the main section you can choose between 2 snares, 2 kick beaters and 2 ride cymbals.
On the mixer section you can mix each microphone with purge/load, pan, volume and output selector controls. 
On the effects section you can apply EQ and compression to each channel independently. 
On the settings section you can control the volume, tune, envelope and mapping of each articuation separately, velocity curve, microphone bleeding, and enhance the kick and snare with subharmonic content and filtered white noise. 

This the most versatile drum library that I know, that's why also included Artist Presets by Dan Zank, Tapsa Kuusniemi, David Hurst and Jesús Ginard. From vintage funk to EDM ready to play! And we'll be adding more presets down the road. It won't go any better than this! 

Tech Info

NCW files, 44.1KHz 24bit.
4GB using lossless compression.
6 round robin, 6 velocity layers.
Advanced script and GUI.
10 microphone positions.
Effects (EQ, reverb and compression).
Settings page with premium features.
Artist Presets.
For Kontakt 4.2.4 or superior.
Kontakt player will run in demo mode for 15 minutes.
Price: €49.

home page:

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It features 3 sets of drum toms: high, mid and low. 

In this new version we added up to 21 tom layers, new script, interface and 2 microphone positions. 

Use the "sub" knob to add a sub-octave layer for a deep taiko sound. The goal of this library is to offer the best sounding epic toms recorded in a dry studio. Most of the epic percussion libraries on the market have embedded in them the reverb of the hall they were recorded in, reverb that you can't get rid of and, if you want to use your own reverb you have to apply reverb to a reverbered signal which is not a good idea. But you won't have this problem with BlackToms 2.0.

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Stereo files, 44.1KHz 24bit.
From solo up to 21 layers.
6 velocity layers, 6 round robin.
High, mid and low toms.
EQ, reverb and imaging effects.
Envelope with attack and release controls.
2 microphone positions.
Sub-octave effect.
3GB compressed to 1.5GB.
For Kontakt 4.2.4 and above.
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Session Drum Multimic contains nearly 8 GB of drum samples. Each drum has been recorded from different microphone positions - close, overhead and room - allowing you to dial in just the right amount of each. For added realism, each drum also includes "bleed" samples, which let you mix in the ambient resonance of the snare. You can choose a variety of sticks, mallets or brushes and even different types of kick drum beaters. 

Session Drums Multimic includes 14 Drum Rack presets. Within the Drum Racks, each drum and microphone has a separate channel, so you can conveniently mix, add effects and swap drums to customize your kit. For instance, you can load up a brush kit, replace the snare, play the ride cymbal with a mallet, drop the close mics out of the mix (leaving just the overhead and room mics), add a little bleed to the mix from the mic placed below the snare, tune the kick drum down a bit, or customize any other way you can imagine.

Session Drums Multimic was created in collaboration with Chocolate Audio.
Analogue Drums DeadBeat KONTAKT DVDR Analogue Drums DeadBeat KONTAKT DVDR
DeadBeat is a dampened kit in a 60s/70s pop style. Based around a 3-ply '70s Ludwig kit with a selection of vintage Zildjian cymbals, Ludwig and Premier snares. Deadbeat will do the Abbey Road tea-towel thing, and is also great for dry Funk and RnB, contemporary Folk and Indie, Pop, and a whole lot more.

Three snares, two separate pairs of toms (dead, and buried) for two different levels of dampening, and three kick drum options give you a heap of options for finding the tones that work best for your track.

The kit was sampled at The Manor through a selection of fine vintage and modern recording pieces, finished with an outboard singal chain.

.....::::: Features :::::.....
• Multi-sampling: each kit component contains up to 7 velocity layers for expressive detail, dynamics and realism - check the details at the bottom of this page.
• Round-robin: natural performance with 6x round-robin hits for every zone.
• Switchable instruments: 3x kick variations, 2x tom dampening variations, 3x swappable snares.
• Mic layers: 6x individually controllable mic layers: Close mics, Mono Overhead, Two room mics, Kick Sub, and Snare-Bottom
• eKit mode: switch to 'eKit' mode when using a Roland V-Drum kit, or leave set to 'Keyboard mode' for direct MIDI sequencing. The layout is General MIDI (GM) compatible.
• Output routing: stereo and multi-channel output versions provided.
• Dynamic Range control: increase the sensitivity of the kit for more intricate and subtle performances or leave it set to full dynamic range for heavier tracks.
• Presets: for quickly accessing different sounds.
• Also check out the MIDI Files Page to download free MIDI files compatible with this kit.

.....::::: System Requirements :::::.....
• Compatable Software Sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt 4 Full Version or greater.
• Hard drive with 6GB of available space (to download and then unzip)
• 2GB RAM
• 1GHz Processor
• Windows Vista/7/8 & Mac OSX 10.2 or higher
• Reference Manual

.....::::: Compatability Notes :::::.....
• Kontakt Full Version required.
• NOT compatible with the free Kontakt Player. There is a 15 minute time restriction imposed by Kontakt Player.
• The WAV format audio files supplied with this product can be utilized with many other sampler and sound replacement products, however no 'mappings' are provided or support is given for this.


AudioThing Wood KONTAKT-MAGNETRiXX AudioThing Wood KONTAKT-MAGNETRiXX
 
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
Sample sets including:
wood block, wooden bowl, castanets, wooden boards, claves and sticks, raw drum, various hits and effects



Beautiful Darabuka Drum Library V.1.1 Lite MiDi EXS24 KONTAKT Beautiful Darabuka Drum Library V.1.1 Lite MiDi EXS24 KONTAKT
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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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Wavesfactory Suspended Cymbals KONTAKT Wavesfactory Suspended Cymbals KONTAKT
Suspended Cymbals is a sample library for Kontakt 4 and above that features 5 premium crash cymbals with 5 articulations each, including:

Sustains. Bells. Side hits. Modwheel controlled rolls. Effects.

Suspended Cymbals is a sample library for Kontakt 4 and above that features 5 premium crash cymbals with 5 articulations each, including:

Sustains.
Bells.
Side hits.
Modwheel controlled rolls.
Effects.

Recorded with 3 microphone positions, 4 velocity layers and 4 round robin. All samples normalized to 0db, resulting in 128 volume steps, giving a much natural sound and feel.

The best feature on the library is being able to control the roll intensity with the modwheel. No more time-fixed samples which are very hard to sync with your track. With Suspended Cymbals you can control or play the rolls yourself.

On the mixer section you can mix each microphone position and apply convolution reverb with any of the 30 provided impulses, highpass and lowpass filters and envelope with attack, hold and decay.
On the settings section you can control the volume of each articuation separately, round robin repetitions, dynamic range, muffling time, velocity curve and voicing.

The cymbals: Zildjian Custom Session Crash 16", Zildjian Avedis Custom 18", Zildjian Dark Medium Thin 18", Paiste Masters Dark Crash 18" and Istanbul Mehmet Traditional 18".
We want this library to become the go-to for suspended cymbals, you'll find everything you need. It won't go any better than this!