"Drums of the Deep II - UNLEASHED" is a percussion library for Kontakt 4 and above (full retail version only - not the free Kontakt player)
For this library, various ensembles of drums were recorded, including original instruments used in famous scores such as "Lord of the Rings", "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter".
Instruments are up to five mic positions, with as many as seven dynamic layers, multiplied be seven repetitions per hit, giving a total of up to 49 possible iterations of a particular hit, to ensure realism in performance.
List of instruments/nki patches:
- Taikos Ensemble.
- Gran Casas Ensemble (Colossal Bass Drums) 1.
- Gran Casas Ensemble (Different Set Of Colossal Bass Drums) 2.
- 8 Drum Army (More Taikos and Gran Casas).
- Field Drums Ensemble.
- Frame Drums Ensemble.
- Huge Toms Ensemble.
- Rope Tension Drums Ensemble.
- Boobams (Solo).
- Surdos Ensemble.
- Timpani Ensemble (Five timpani at once.) .
Each instrument was sampled with a variety of articulations/mallets/techniques, including the following (not every articulation is possible in every drum):
- hard sticks on the middle.
- hard sticks near the edge.
- heavy sticks on the rims.
- soft sticks on the rims.
- leather mallets on the middle.
- leather mallets near the edge.
- medium soft mallets on the middle.
- medium soft mallets near the edge.
- very soft mallets on the middle.
- very soft mallets near the edge.
- brushes on the edge.
- brushes on the middle.
This library is 27GB in size, at least 54GB of free hard drive space is recommended to extract the downloaded rar files after purchase.