Review The Black Album Drums from Chocolate Audio
“Hard hitting and spot on Chocolate Audio have upped the ante on concept sample libraries with The Black Album Drums. “
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The Black Album Drums from Chocolate Audio
The Black Album Drums from Chocolate Audio sells for $149.00 (USD) from Chocolate Audio
Chocolate Audio have upped the ante on concept sample libraries with The Black Album Drums. Hard hitting and spot on this instrument was created from sampling the same drum kit in the same room that was used for the legendary Black Album released by the rock band Metallica.
The samples have been ported for both BFD and Native Instruments Kontakt and comes with the rocking sound you hope for and then some. The deep sampling of 16 velocity layers really shin on the hi hats and cymbals add realism, sparkle and shimmer, making a huge difference when compared to other drum libraries .
Chocolate Audio’s Drummer Engine v. 2.0 Player ads over 800 rocking midi performances and a real-time composing tool plus the ability to drag and drop the midi into your DAW.
You can tell Chocolate Audio really thought out this drum instrument by the attention to detail and options on the mixer page as well as the ability to change your midi mapping to several of the most popular formats including Addictive Drums, EZDrummer, Studio Drummer, Superior Drums and V-Drums.
The Black Album Drums lists for USD 149.00 from Chocolate Audio and requires BFD 3.1 and/or the FULL version of Kontakt 5.5 or higher.
The library features the Gretsch kit played on The Black Album by Metallica with Zildjian cymbals and a Tama Bell Brass snare.
The sample lirbary is made up of 2 kicks, 2 snare (added an extra Ludwig 1970 Black Beauty), 5 toms, 4 crashes, 1 china and an additional ride contains about about 33,000 and weighs in at 12.5GB of compressed audio.
The instrument has 11 round robins for Kicks + Snares, 5 round robins for Toms + Cymbals & 4 round robins for HiHat with
no less than 16 velocity splits for each main articulation and 6 HiHat openings (5 on BFD3, the 6th is mapped as the HiHat Bell artic).
Chocolate Audio has custom-built and included the Drummer Engine v. 2.0 Player, a complete MIDI Style composition and real-time performance tool with over 800 patterns available.
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