Get In The Holiday Spirit With This Free Steel Drum Plugin
To help you get in the holiday spirit, Ample Sound has released Cloudrum, a free steel tongue drum instrument (AU, VST, AAX) that offers a range of 3 octaves, two mic positions (stereo/mono), four different articulations and more.
You can watch a demonstration of Cloudrum in the video below.
Cloudrum is a unique and relaxing Steel Tongue Drum with a range of 3 octaves. It produces wonderful tones, add color and a unique moderation to your music no matter the genre.
- 1 GB of free hard disk space.
- Windows Vista or newer, Pentium 4 or Athlon processor with 2 GB RAM.
- Mac OS X 10.7 or highe, Intel-based Mac with 2 GB RAM.
- AU, VST, AAX host application and professional sound card recommended. Stand-alone version included.
- AAX Windows version is not available in current version.
- Size: 760 MB, 44.1khz
- DFD(Direct from disk)
- Two mic positions with stereo and mono modes.
- Open, Mute, Opened Release, Muted Release 4 articulations
- CPC (Customized Parameters Control) – any controller can be controlled by MIDI CC or Automation.
- Double – different samples at L & R channel.
- Each Cycle – Separate sample cycle for each note and velocity layer to improve humanization and sample utilization efficiency.
- Cycle * 3 Simulation – When toggled on, sample cycles can reach up to 12 (default is 4), which significantly enhances repetitive notes. No more robotic and machine-like sound.
Clouddrum is available for free at the Ample Sound website – it is offered in AU, VST, AAX, as well as in a standalone version.