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Voxengo is happy to announce the launch of a new sampling product line
which extends the product offer of Voxengo brand beyond pro audio
plug-in software.

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 8000 WAV files and takes more than 6 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.

Samples for Voxengo AcuDrums were recorded in Voxengo recording studio
which has a deep, warm and diffuse sound with less than 200
milliseconds reverb time making it an excellent room for recording
“dry”, maximally clear-sounding samples that are great for a
further reverb processing.

The microphone placement that was used for sample recording reproduces
a 3-dimensional sound stage.  For example, the cymbal samples of this
library while sounding “in your face” at high velocities sound
airy and spacious at low velocities.  Instruments of the library when
combined together as a kit have a good spatial separation and
placement: they will sound like they were placed on a sound stage, not
like they are coming from the same position in space.

It is also important to note that during sampling the instruments were
played by an experienced drummer making the recorded samples sound
maximally close to how they would sound in an actual drumming
performance.

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 12.95 to USD 19.95 per instrument.  Samples can be
auditioned and purchased at the Voxengo web site:
http://www.voxengo.com/group/drum-samples/

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