Voxengo AcuDrums drum sample library update (2 snare drums and ride cymbal) - Press Release
May 29, 2012: Voxengo is happy to announce the update of Voxengo AcuDrums drum sample library. The following items were added:
Snare Drum 1365 PL-RF-A
13-inch (6.5-inch deep) multi-ply multi-wood snare drum with a soft melodic sound, naturally panned to the right side a bit. 1440 WAV sample files total.
Ride Cymbal 22 SB-ART-M
22-inch ride cymbal, with a damped smoky sound character. 740 WAV sample files total.
Snare Drum 1455 PL-KOA-A
14-inch (5.5-inch deep) koa wood snare drum with a dry thin sound. 1590 WAV sample files total.
For your information, Voxengo AcuDrums is a professional sound sample library that captures acoustical sound of various drum and cymbal instruments. The main idea behind AcuDrums library is to capture a maximally pristine and unprocessed contemporary drum kit sound. Library as a whole contains more than 17000 WAV files and takes more than 11 GB of disk space. Instruments of this library have multiple velocity layers with each velocity layer having 5 sample variations reducing the “machine gun” effect greatly.
AcuDrums library features:
- Up to 16 velocity layers per instrument
- 5 sample variations per velocity layer
- Several stick and beater types
- Several zones per instrument
- Prolonged decay
- Hundreds of samples per instrument
- 44100 Hz 16-bit stereo samples
- Stored in plain WAV sample files
Compatibility: Samples and instrument files of this library are compatible with Native Instruments Kontakt 3.5 and 4 (Kontakt Player is supported in demo mode only) and Cakewalk Session Drummer 2 and 3. NKI and SFZ instrument files of this library can be additionally loaded in various compatible samplers. Individual WAV files can be loaded in most samplers.
Samples of individual instruments can be purchased separately or in custom bundles (a discount may apply), with the prices currently ranging from USD 8.95 to USD 18.95 per instrument. Samples can be auditioned and purchased at the Voxengo web site: http://www.voxengo.com/group/drum-samples/