East West – Stormdrum 3 v1.0.4 (EAST WEST PLAY)

By | May 23, 2024


Publisher: East West
Website: www.soundsonline.com/sd3
Quality: 24 bit 44.1 kHz stereo

Including huge cinematic drums and percussion from around the world, you won’t find a collection as complete as Stormdrum 3. Designed for film and game composers looking to create bombastic and thunderous percussion, Stormdrum 3 delivers more power than you could ever want. And even when you want thinner, more tame, more ambient drums and metal hits, he puts all this and more in your arsenal.

The true power of Stormdrum 3 is that it allows you to create a fantastic musical story from any culture, any era, and any context. An Amazon rainforest documentary wouldn’t be complete without deep tribal drumming, and a tense sci-fi thriller with breathtaking speeder chase wouldn’t be the same without futuristic, engineered backing percussion. Stormdrum 3 gives you vibrant realism, clean recordings and maximum impact with every hit. We have fully focused on developing the perfect tool for creating on-demand cinematic experiences. Whenever your flow of ideas starts to dry up and you start to force yourself to keep composing, Stormdrum 3 will spur your inspiration on with a bang.

Mickey Hart (of The Grateful Dead) brought his private collection to Studio 1 in tandem with Remo. The producers recorded an arsenal of drums, wood and metal, handpicked by one of the world’s greatest percussionists of his entire career. “With SD3, we focused on capturing Mickey’s unrivaled percussion collection in the best possible multi-sampled form. It’s very flexible. And note that even the close mix includes an 8-mic input. This virtual instrument is his legacy, and mine too,” says producer Nick Phoenix.

The holy grail of taiko samples, these instruments were recorded from taiko drums from the collections of Mickey Hart, Remo and the best taiko masters in Japan. Offering both single hits and full ensemble beats, Stormdrum 3 provides you with the best source material to add a realistic taiko ensemble to your music.

This large, deep and dynamic collection includes the heavy backbone of Stormdrum 3, not counting the taiko. With titles like The Beast, Lord Of Toms and Dragon Ensemble, you should feel the raw power of Mickey’s one-of-a-kind drum collection.

Mechanical and detailed, this collection is perfect for you if you enjoy adding subtle, subtle layers to your music. One of the coolest bits is the record set of 6 vintage clock stores, perfect for creating complex rhythms without cluttering up the percussion section.

You get access to a variety of bells, deep bowls, chimes and cymbals collected by Mickey during his travels around the world. This unique collection includes everything from handmade door drums and hammered copper pots to the Brazilian berimbau played on metal wire. If you enjoy using a lot of auxiliary or “weird” percussion, this collection alone makes Stormdrum 3 a great investment.

An assortment of unusual items: ganza, rain sticks, snake rattles, seed boxes and even deer hooves from Mickey’s private collection.

Classics: bongos, frame drums, tambourines. Slightly more obscure: tabla, madal, and many others. Pure performance on all instruments, recorded with microphones that let the most brilliant high-end details shine through. This might be the most fun collection you can play.

Unusual wood percussion from around the world, including: pitchless wood resonators for chromatic gourd marimba and balafon, a mighty gourd drum, a 12 foot long playable mahogany branch and scratchy Thai frogs.

Stormdrum 3 was recorded at Studio One, the same location as the Hollywood Orchestra, allowing them to seamlessly blend into the same mix. The library includes 5 mic positions, including: Close (set of 8 Neumann and Sennheiser mics), Mid (medium wood, 15ft), HiFi (super clear and modern, 15ft), Main (wood Neumann M50 Decca, 20-25 ). ft.) and Vintage (RCA tapes, 25 ft.). You can mix these different tones and positions of your choice into a single composite sound.
– Winner of the “Editor’s Choice Electronic Musician” award
– Created by award-winning sound producers Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix.
– Tempo-synced percussion performance by master percussionists Mickey Hart, Greg Ellis and Chalo Eduardo
– The best instruments from the private collections of Mickey Hart and Remo.
– Mixer effects include: SSL EQ and dynamic channel strip, Transient Shaper, legendary SSL stereo bus compressor, and improved “true stereo” reverb.

The library requires the R2R PLAY sampler
1. From the DECIBEL folder, copy the “Previews”, “ProductChunks”, “products” folders to the “C:\ProgramData\East West” folder.
2. Copy the library to HDD \ SSD to any convenient place.
3. Run the PLAY sampler, go to the Browser tab.
4. Right-click on an empty space in the left column of the Browser tab, and select “Add Another Product Library” from the pop-up window.
5. Specify the location of the library folder (in this case, the “EW Hollywood Choirs” folder).

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