MALLET DRUMS

FULL, ROUND & WARM

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VINTAGE DRUMS STRUCK WITH MALLETS.

NOW WORKS IN THE FREE KONTAKT PLAYER

CLOUDLESS TALES

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  • "Cloudless MASTER". Released: 2024. Track 1.

Mallet DRums Trailer SCORE

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THE ARTIST | JOEL CAMERON

Joel Cameron returns to Somerville Sounds to lend his expertise to Mallet Drums. Joel brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge, particularly in the realm of vintage drums. His generous sharing of his prized collection, which includes renowned brands like Ludwig, Tama, Pearl, and more, forms the backbone of the authentic sounds you'll find in Mallet Drums. What truly sets Joel apart is his mastery of recording techniques. He has graciously allowed us access to a selection of vintage preamps from industry legends like Neve and API, as well as his own custom-built preamps from the renowned Rascal Audio product line.

THE INTERFACE

The MAIN INTERFACE is built for immediate inspiration. Easily cycle between 3 unique kicks, snares and toms.

MAIN

The MIX SECTION allows for volume adjustment of close, overhead and room microphone signals.

Make micro adjustments to each drum. Adjust the volume of each individual microphone, along with panning, gain and amount of signal sent to reverb. 

Choose from a selection of custom REVERB presets.

A dialed in COMPRESSOR setup for gentle taming or over-the-destruction. 

ADVANCED

Explore 203 loops recorded at 8 unique tempos, offering instant inspiration to the songwriting process.

LOOPS

We have included a separate MULTI-OUT .nki for advanced users who desire total control of the mixing process.

MULTI-OUT

KEY FEATURES

Simple & Advanced Mixing Interfaces: Tailor your drum sound with ease using intuitive interfaces suitable for all skill levels.

Extensive Drum Variety: Mallet Drums includes 3 unique snare drums, 3 unique bass drums, and 3 unique tom sets, providing versatility for your compositions.

Dynamic Velocity Layers: Enjoy up to 7 velocity layers per drum, ensuring realistic and expressive drum performances.

Round Robins: With up to 5 Round Robins per drum, Mallet Drums captures the nuances of drumming, delivering a lifelike playing experience.

Built-in Effects: Add depth and character to your drums with built-in reverb and compression, enhancing your mix without additional plugins.

Authentic Vintage Sound: Captures the unique sound of vintage drums struck with mallets, delivering a rich, resonant tone that’s perfect for a wide range of music styles.

Versatility: Whether you’re composing acoustic folk, indie rock, or anything in between, Mallet Drums fits seamlessly into your music.

Kontakt Player Compatibility: Mallet Drums is compatible with the free Kontakt Player, making it easy to incorporate into your music production workflow without purchasing the Full version of Kontakt.

Customizable Parameters: Allows for global mix control all the way down to adjusting the microphone levels on each drum, enabling you to tailor the sound to your creative vision.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

 Intel Macs (i5 or higher): macOS 11, 12 or 13 (latest update)

Apple Silicon Macs (via Rosetta 2 & natively on ARM in Standalone or in hosts that support it): macOS 11, 12 or 13 (latest update)

Windows 10 or 11 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU

Graphics hardware support for Direct 3D 11.1 (Feature Level 11_0) or higher

4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)

HELP & INSPIRATION

FreQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...

No! Mallet Drums works in the FREE Kontakt Player. It will be downloaded and installed to your computer during the setup process.

Maybe. Although the Kontakt Player is included with your purchase, it does require macOS 11 or higher to work. Please read the System Requirements above.

You will need to download the latest version of NATIVE ACCESS 2. Once installed, click + Add Serial and follow the prompts. 

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