After releasing the best-selling 'Pan Drum' sampled instrument, featuring two different models of Hang drum, Soniccoutoure return with an updated library that explores new drums and a cutting-edge Kontakt player interface.
Soniccouture always releases the best-selling handpan VSTs. ‘Pan Drums’ is the top-quality and versatile handpan sample set with 6 different instrument sounds and great tone-shaping options.
6 original Kontakt Player instruments and many tongue drum sounds
Up to 21 velocity layers and 5 alternate round-robin layers
6 articulations for Hangs, 4 articulations for Halos, and 50 sound design presets
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Soniccouture was the first company that sampled handpans back in 2007. Since then, they have been releasing the best-selling sampled instrument handpan plug-ins.
Their latest release ‘Pan Drums’ is one of the best and the most versatile handpan VSTs.
‘Pan Drums’ features six original Kontakt Player instruments with F, D, C, and B root notes.
There are Hangs by Panart and Halo samples in the plug-in, some of the oldest and top-quality handpans. It also has various tongue drum samples.
Besides different samples, there are many tone-shaping options such as up to 21 velocity layers, up to 5 alternate round-robin layers, 5 articulations for Hangs, including center, edge, slap, corner, and knuckles, along with four articulations for Halos, including fingers, thumbs, slap, and mallets.
For tongue drums, there are just the mallet sound samples.
Plus, there are 50 sound design presets for tone shaping. The only drawback of the plugin is the high price tag.
Great sound with rich details and unique tones
Many different handpan models, scales, and tones
Good tone-shaping options
Fantastic sampled instrument sounds
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