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Granular Drum Kits - Playlist

2016-05-09 04:20:45

Last month, I produced a new expansion pack for users of Steinberg's Padshop and Padshop Pro called Granular Drum Kits for Online Music Foundry. Here is the release information. SamplePicture

Online Music Foundry has released, 'Granular Drum Kits', a percussion and sound design expansion pack that offers 350 presets for Steinberg's Padshop and Padshop Pro VST granular synthesizers.

Designed by composer and producer, Gary Gibbons, at the World Worm Studios recording facility in Hong Kong, this sound set demonstrates a different approach in creating drum and percussion tracks by using the Padshop audio engine.

Q: What did we sample?

A: We sampled windchimes, bells, one massive frame drum, ethnic hand drums, snare drums, kicks, toms and cymbals using sticks, brushes and mallets, as well as pots, pans, metal objects and wooden sticks.

Q: What can this expansion pack be used for?

A: You will be able to construct many drum kits that can be used for all styles of music as well as percussive compositions for soundtracks. With the traditional granular synthesis sound FX patches in this expansion pack, sound designers and experimental music producers will be able to create awesome soundscapes for genres like dubstep, drumstep, trip-hop, electronic, industrial and film scores.


With 278 manipulated stereo samples, this expansion pack delivers 1 Bass Patch, 4 Bells, 22 Cymbals, 38 Drumsets, 23 Hats, 24 Kicks, 6 Claps and Hits, 23 Percussion Patches, 67 Snares, 39 Toms, 3 Hits & Stabs, 43 Motion FX, 19 Mechanical SFX, 18 Percussion FX and 20 Synthetic FX. This high quality expansion pack provides a new approach for creating drum and percussion tracks as well as incredible soundscapes for genres like dubstep, drumstep, trip-hop, electronic, industrial and film scores by using Steinberg's Padshop and Padshop Pro virtual instrument. A perfect solution for producing your sound!

You can learn more about this project at: Online Music Foundry

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