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Originals Drumline

The spirit of the stadium

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  • The spirit of the stadium

    An extensively sampled collection of marching band percussion, made in collaboration with Bleeding Fingers. Performed by world champion drum corps, the Blue Devils. Recorded by Russell Emanuel in the controlled acoustics of the Newman Stage, 20th Century Fox, for a tight, focused sound. Features snares, tenor drums, bass drums & cymbals. Nine presets. Five controls and effects.

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    Our dedicated plugin

    Compatible with NKS

    9 presets

    3 mic signals

    Dedicated plugin

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    What's included

    Presets (9)

    • Ensemble
    • Snare Hits
    • Tenor Drum Hits 
    • Bass Drum Hits 
    • Cymbals 
    • Rolls 
    • Swells
    • Hairpins
    • Drumkit Mapping

    Signals (3)

    • Close – A blend of spot and overhead mics
    • Room – A controlled, ambient blend of Tree, Outriggers, and Room mics
    • Hyped – The original sample content pitched and stretched with compression, saturation and EQ to add weight and impact


    What is Originals?

    Originals is a series of instant writing tools, expertly recorded in the Spitfire way at various high-end studios (including AIR Studios, home of blockbuster scores) simplified and presented in our easy-to-use plug-in. Clutter-free and focused, it features sliders for expression and dynamics, and a digital mod wheel that can be easily customised to the user’s personal workflow, as well as a selection of essential articulations, presets and controls. It’s the perfect next step from LABS, for anyone wanting to add a touch of Spitfire magic to their recordings.

    How do I add Originals into Kontakt?

    You don’t! Originals is presented in a dedicated plugin available as VST2, VST3, AAX and AU, so it can be used directly in your favourite DAW.

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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

    1.5 GB

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