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  • Abe Laboriel Jr. Drums Cinemascope Press

    A dynamic & versatile drum kit performed by the legendary session drummer – recorded at the iconic Henson Studios, Los Angeles

    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 10.10 - 10.15

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    32-bit DAWs not supported


    PC system requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit)

    Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    32-bit DAWs not supported


    File size

    ~2.5GB


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