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Zen Drum

Hank drum by Fracture Sounds
Zen Drum
Zen Drum
Zen Drum by Fracture Sounds is Soundware (e.g. samples or presets that load into other products).
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Zen Drum is a deep sampled steel Hank Drum (also known as a Tank Drum or Tone Drum). A lot of care and attention was spent capturing the natural nuances of the instrument, and packaging it into an easy-to-use Kontakt patch.

A key component of the tank drum's physical design is the way neighbouring notes resonate alongside the main note played, resulting in a rich tonal resonance – an important sonic characteristic which we wanted to capture. This presented us with some unique challenges when sampling the instrument, namely that the original instrument is tuned to an 8-note scale, while we wanted Zen Drum to be a chromatic instrument that could be played in any key. Our solution was to capture the pure tones of each note separately from the resonance, allowing us to spread the notes chromatically across the keyboard while keeping the resonance at the correct tuning. This approach had numerous other benefits: the ability to control the volume of the resonance, or to turn it off entirely for a completely pure tone, the ability to shift the tonal centre of the instrument for playing in any key, and several other performance improvements under-the-hood.

The built-in 'atmosphere' layer adds a dreamy sustain to the Zen Drum. Not quite a reverb, not quite a pad – this layer was created by manipulating the dry recordings, and blends with the dry instrument to create lush, sustained tails.

Included articulations:

  • Hands Open.
  • Hands Muted.
  • Mallets Open.
  • Mallets Muted.

Find out more on the Zen Drum product page.

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