Sample libraries from Karoryfer
Sale price until the end of April 2021. Regular price $39.
Drums that are not nice and easy, but nice and rough! Samples of drums made by Zygmunt Szpaderski in a one-man workshop in Poland. They're big, and they've gotten kind of rusty over the decades. We matched them with an even larger floor tom made from an Estonian-made RMIF kick drum, and some nice modern cymbals. While we paid the equivalent of $111.68 for the Szpaderski kit with hardware, stands and cymbals, the Sabian ride cost more than four times as much, and we don't care - they are a good match sonically. We also don't care that it's ridiculous to spend almost 100 hours recording and editing samples of drums this cheap, when we could just as easily have avoided spending any money at all and borrowed a much more expensive kit from a drummer friend. This way was a lot more interesting. It all adds up to a kit that can do a lot of things from indie pop to lo-fi hip-hop and all-out weirdness.
Samples with sticks, brushes and mallets, snare also recorded with a tambourine on top of it and a small tom on top of it, rim clicks and shell clicks, stirs on both the snare and floor tom, a stack of cheap cymbals, mechanical noises... this kit has a lot of features, many of which you can't get elsewhere. Over 4400 samples adding up to 2.3 GB. Where else are you gonna get samples of overgrown Soviet Bloc drums with this kind of detail?
Here comes the big list of kit pieces and articulations:
A demo also featuring Glockenskull Guitar and Secret Agent Bass:
And a quick demo with Big Rusty Drums using brushes, starting off with the huge toms played with brushes for a real unique sound, and also using two instances of Secret Agent Bass and one of Secret Agent Guitar.
And finally, a short video about the kit we sampled: