Wave Alchemy has announced the release of Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 2 – an exciting new collection of authentic Afro-Latin percussion ensembles, powerful tribal rhythms, expressive fills and intricate solo percussion performances.
Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 2 focuses on Afro-Latin percussion instruments including; multiple congas, quinto and tumba drums, djembe, bongos, cajon, mini-timbales and timbales.
What’s included in the sample pack?
516 24-bit, 100% royalty-free acoustic percussion loops and single hits arranged into 4 main sections:
1. Percussion Loops – Raw
380 authentic Afro-Latin percussion loops and fills, carefully recorded at 126 BPM using a well thought-out selection of high-end microphones and pre-amps. In order to capture the authentic sound, dynamics and energy of Ed’s playing technique, the loops, fills and performances in this folder have been left completely ‘raw’, with only very minor editing and zero post processing.
36 bongo loops
62 cajon loops – featuring expressive fills and builds, tribal grooves and lengthy energetic performances
75 conga loops – featuring both one-drum and two-drum performances, expect to find a varied selection of true authentic Afro-Latin rhythms and fills
43 djembe loops
37 mini-timbale loops, performances and fills
38 mixed percussive ensembles – featuring carefully layered performances from multiple sound sources to create expressive rhythmic ensembles and layered loops/fills
38 timbale fills
51 timbale and mixed percussion loops53 woodblock loops
2. Percussion loops – Time Corrected
456 time-corrected percussion loops - carefully created by editing the ‘raw’ percussion loops and performances
The loops in this folder have been specifically created for those producers who require ‘machine tight’ timing in their music. Each loop has been time-corrected by carefully editing and moving individual transients/hits from within the performances
3. Percussion Loops – Rex
331 REX2 loops created from the ‘raw’ percussion loops and performances
4. Single Hits & FX
136 one-shot percussion hits and FX samples, recorded completely dry, leaving adequate headroom for post processing.
20 bongo samples
17 cajon hits and flams
47 conga samples – featuring hits and flams from conga, tumba and quinto drums
16 djembe samples
12 mini-timbale samples
24 timbale hits, flams and strikes
6 sampler patches/kits in SFZ, Battery, Reason NN-XT and Kontakt formats
Price: £24.95 ($40.00)
This library was designed to be a perfect accompaniment to Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 1 which features ‘light’ percussive instruments including multiple shakers, cabasa, guiro, claves, sticks, bells, wood blocks and many other percussive ‘toys’.