Impact Soundworks – Tokyo Scoring Drum Kits (KONTAKT)

By | May 15, 2023



Publisher: Impact Soundworks
Website: Impact Soundworks
Quality: 24bit 48kHz stereo

Description : A master collection of acoustic drum kits (and drum kit ensemble) recorded and mixed by top Japanese recording engineer Mitsunori Aizawa at the legendary Sound City Studios. Played by drum master Ken Higeshiro, these unique and versatile drum sounds can be heard in countless anime openings, battle themes, jazz fusion tracks and everything else.

Additional Information :
With Tokyo Scoring Drum Kits, you can finally add this unmistakable percussive energy to your own music — and it’s punchy and flexible enough to become your drum library of choice in other contexts as well!

~Five acoustic drum kits and one ensemble
Custom kits assembled and performed by top session drummer Ken Higeshiro, recorded by legendary engineer Mitsunori Aizawa.
~Three unique sample sets
Separate patches featuring: Aizawa Signature mix (12 adjustable mic channels with bleeds), Full mix (16 adjustable channels with bleeds), and Board mix (12 channels, no bleeds)
~Powerful drum kit ensemble
Three drum kits played simultaneously: includes kick, snare, three toms (hand, stick, and rimshot), hihat, two crashes, and ride.
~Extensive articulations and techniques
Up to: five snare articulations (center rim, center, flam, rimshot, roll), seven hihat articulations (pedal, closed, closed tip, half open, semi-open, open, open tip), and four ride articulations (tip soft , tip hard, cup, smash)
~Exhaustive sampling depth
Up to 10x dynamic levels and 10x round robins per drum. Over 170,000 samples included.
~Dozens of snapshots
Each of the 10 included patches has at least 3 snapshots with carefully-adjusted mixes and FX for many styles.
~Beautiful and elegant UI
Easy swap kit pieces, volume, tuning, and submixes from the main page, with more advanced features a click away.
~Powerful console mixer and FX rack
Mix every mic channel individually with separate outputs available. Up to 8 effects per channel, plus master & sends, with over 30 FX modules available (analog EQs, compressors, tape and more.)
~Submixer and bleaches
Control how much of each kit piece type (kick, snare, toms, cymbals) goes into every mic channel, including bleed mics (such as kick into snare mic, snare into tom mics, etc.)
~Completely customizable mapping
Assign drums and articulations to any MIDI note, with per-key volume & tuning adjustments. Common drum mapping presets available.
~Three playback modes
Lookahead offers best quality with super-realistic preroll and drum attacks. Standard is a balance between preroll and snappiness. Zero Latency reacts instantly.
~Extra tweaking options for power users
Adjust round robin type, velocity curve, vel -> volume amount, sample offsets, and AHD envelopes.

75GB disk space
7200 RPM hard drive or solid state drive recommended. Note that mic positions can be moved or deleted individually.
8GB of RAM minimum
More RAM will allow you to load more patches, mixes, mic channels, and bleeds simultaneously.
Apple M1, Intel i5 or equivalent CPU
A faster CPU with more cores will allow you to play more simultaneous voices.
Contact Player 6.7
This library will run in the FREE Kontakt Player.
Contact Requirements – Mac OSX
Intel Macs (i5 or higher): macOS 10.14, 10.15, 11 or 12 (latest update).
Apple Silicon Macs (via Rosetta 2 & natively on ARM in Standalone or in hosts that support it): macOS 11 or 12 (latest update)
Contact Requirements – Windows
Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit). Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU. Graphics hardware support for OpenGL 2.1 or higher. Windows 10 strongly recommended.

Requires full version of Kontakt 6.7.0 or free Kontakt Player 6.7.0 (or higher)

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