EPIC. DRUMS. PERIOD.
Ensemble Drums features unique, multi-sampled ensemble kits and over 300 tempo-synced loops, delivering a thunderous collection of cinematic drums.
CONTROL YOUR SOUND
Designed FOR composers and sound designers BY composers and sound designers, the user interface of Ensemble Drums delivers simple, intuitive ways to alter these epic sounds.
The Stage is a three-dimensional representation of the stereo field, useful for visually placing the drums in your kit. Place individual drums at any one of the 35 positions to access real-time visual feedback and quickly and easily adjust placements.
THE LOOP MUTATOR
Re-compose and re-imagine 300 loops with spectacular results with The Loop Mutator™. Use any of Ensemble Drums’ percussion loops as they are or turn on the Loop Mutator™ to create entirely unique sequences. If you enjoyed making music with this VST, check out our ethnic percussion VST for unique sounds.
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Awards, Reviews, and Testimonials
When it comes to unique tones, colors, and rhythmic sounds, the Heavyocity line can be be an amazing library to choose from. Not only do they sound great from the start, but they're also easy to program and tweak to create your own identity.
Blackkklansman, Da 5 Bloods, Love & Basketball
The numerous presets cover plenty of ground, while Heavyocity's proprietary scripted Kontakt interface is still the one to - ahem - beat, with its sequenced effects and Loop Mutator taking centre stage. Awe-inspiring.
Computer Music Magazine
"Heavyocity’s new Ensemble Drums is a welcome addition to my studio. Continuing their reputation for powerful organic percussion, it’s ease of use and impressive sonic quality provides an excellent foundation for modern film music production."
Oblivion, Tron: Legacy
Whoever is on the lookout for exceptional drum sounds, will find it here - whether you are looking for percussive counterparts for guitar-driven productions, or if you have just enough of the bread and butter drums and would like to spice up your own productions accordingly.
Master Sessions: Ensemble Drums is yet another killer sounding, sleek and deceivingly deep product from Heavyocity.
District 9, 2 Guns, Contraband
Recorded at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, Ensemble Drums utilized the 3,000 sq. ft. space, and its wide array of analog gear, including an SSL 4040e mixing console, BAE microphone Pre’s, and a massive collection of vintage and modern microphones.
Containing a mixture of taikos, roto toms, field bass drums and snares, concert bass drums, floor toms, and large containers, the seven ensembles deliver massive, punchy percussion, ready for your cinema-sized score.
Ensemble Drums' loops contain over 300 tempo-synced phrases arranged in menu and single loop presets. Mix and match loop “stems” to build your own unique combinations of tempo-synced rhythms.
- 3.5 GB uncompressed (1.9GB on Disk with NI lossless compression)
- Available as direct download only
- 1,650+ samples
- 470+ NKIs
- 30+ Kits
- 27 Loop Menus
- 400+ Single Loop Presets
- 5 Multis
- The Stage for easy stereo placement
- Playable Trigger FX™ for real-time control
- Loop Mutator™ for real-time re-composing of loops
- Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
- Powered by the Kontakt Engine
- Kontakt 5 (Player) Version 188.8.131.521 or higher required.
- Komplete Kontrol integrated (NKS-ready)
- Minimum System Requirements
- Mac: OS X 10.10, Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM
- PC: Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit, Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2GB RAM
- Master Sessions: Ensemble Drums is uniquely watermarked for each individual customer
- All files in Master Sessions: Ensemble Drums are watermarked using a propriety technology
- Customers may be required to provide their full Identification for authorization purposes
- Heavyocity Media, Inc. will use all remedies of the law, to their full extent, against anyone who illegally distributes/sells/shares the library
- Heavyocity Media reserves the right to modify these terms at any time
- Prices, Watermarking, and Availability subject to change without notice.