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Originals Abe Laboriel Jr Drums

A dynamic & versatile drum kit performed by a legendary session drummer

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    A dynamic & versatile drum kit performed by a legendary session drummer

    A bespoke drum kit performed by Abe Laboriel Jr. — best known as Sir Paul McCartney’s touring drummer since 2001. Brand new recordings, expertly captured at the iconic Henson Studios, Los Angeles. A versatile selection of highly detailed single hits, offering complete control of the character of a groove across a wide dynamic range. 10 inspiring loop presets, each with variations and intricate fills, suited to a range of styles, including pop, soul, funk and rock.

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    Our dedicated plugin

    Compatible with NKS

    11 presets

    3 mic signals

    Dedicated plugin

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    What's included

    Presets (11)

    • Drum Kit
    • Slow and Steady (60 BPM)
    • Triple Threat (60 BPM)
    • In The Pocket (90 BPM)
    • Classic Backbeats (90 BPM)
    • Riding Solo (90 BPM) 
    • Swing It (94 BPM) 
    • Funky Breaks (110 BPM)
    • Play It Again (110 BPM)
    • Tom Kit (120 BPM)
    • Rock and Roll (120 BPM)
    Up to 8 dynamic layers and 8 RRs


    Controls

    Single hits

    • Expression
    • Dynamics - Controls the dynamic level - at its lowest level, the user has complete control of velocity
    • Reverb - A large room/medium hall sized impulse response.
    • Kick Level - Controls the level of the kick
    • Snare Level - Controls the level of the snare
    • Hi-hat Level - Controls the level of the hi-hat
    • Snare Type - Cycles between the four different snare types

    Loops

    • Expression
    • Dynamics - Controls the cutoff frequency of the low-pass filter
    • Reverb - A large room/medium hall sized impulse response.
    • EQ - A custom EQ preset, ranging from vintage and colourful to bright and full. (Flat at 50%).
    • Compression - Controls the intensity of a custom parallel preset compression.


    Signals (3)

    • Close - A close mix of the spot microphones, for a clear and detailed sound.
    • Room - A room mix, for a tight and punchy representation of Henson Studios.
    • Hype - A hyped signal, warped via analogue processing, for a full, fat, crunchy sound — fed through Christian Henson’s Overstayer 8755DM Stereo Modular Channel.


    FAQs

    Does Abe Laboriel Jr. Drums contain any existing sample content?

    No, Abe Laboriel Jr. Drums is made entirely of newly recorded sample content. 

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    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS X 10.15 to OS 13

    Minimum: 2.8GHz i5 minimum (quad-core), 8GB RAM

    Recommended: 2.8GHz I7 (six-core), 16GB RAM

    Both Intel and Apple Silicon/ARM are supported

    32-bit systems are not supported.

    PC system requirements

    Windows 10 or Windows 11 - (Latest Service Pack, 64-bit)

    Minimum: Intel 2.8 GHz i5 (quad-core) or AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM

    Recommended: Intel Core i7 6th gen and later or AMD Ryzen 7, 16GB RAM

    32-bit systems are not supported.


    File size

    ~2.5GB


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