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This percussion and sound design expansion pack offers 350 presets for Steinberg's Padshop and Padshop Pro VST granular synthesizers. With 278 manipulated stereo samples using various effects, this all-in-one sound set provides a perfect solution for sound designers and music producers.

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.

* This expansion pack is included in our newest bundle, Granular Duet.

350 new presets produced by composer and producer, Gary Gibbons, at the World Worm Studios recording facility in Hong Kong

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!

Available as download only (.zip file; 154.73MB)

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Granular Drum Kits VST Sound Instrument Set is an expansion pack for Steinberg’s Padshop and Padshop Pro.

* Padshop is included in Cubase Pro 8/8.5/9, Cubase Artist 8/8.5, Cubase 7/7.5, Cubase Artist 7/7.5, Cubase 6.5, Cubase Artist 6.5 and Nuendo 6 NEK, as well as Absolute VST Instrument Collection.

* For Non-Padshop Pro users only - To ensure Padshop compatibility, please install our free product Granular Lite before product purchases.

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For Windows and Mac (For users who are using Audio Unit (AU) compatible hosts, please click here for our recent test results.)

Granular Drum Kits expansion pack comes with an "easy-to-install" instructional manual for download after purchasing.

The manual is also available in our Download page.

* For users who are using Audio Unit (AU) compatible hosts, please click here for our recent test results.

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