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Originals Cinematic Percussion

Recorded at London's AIR Studios, for widescreen dramatic effect

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  • Recorded at London's AIR Studios, for widescreen dramatic effect

    London’s best percussion players. Seven presets, featuring various instruments and effects including epic ‘Earthquake’ Hits and Swells. Close, Room & Distorted signals. Reverb, High Pass & Low Pass Filter controls. Available in our free plug-in.

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    Our dedicated plugin

    7 presets

    3 mic signals

    Dedicated plugin

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    What's included

    Presets (7)

    • Cymbals 
    • Tams & Gongs
    • Earthquake Hits
    • Metal Hits 
    • Percussion Hits - High 
    • Percussion Hits - Low
    • Swells

    Signals (3)

    • Close — A trio of valve microphones placed close to the hammers for detail and intimacy.
    • Room — Mix of Tree and Ambient microphones.
    • Distorted — Reamped through a guitar amp and subtle tape delay.


    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

    1.4 GB

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