Spitfire Audio Releases Tape Percussion

US Sample library where explosive afro-percussion meets dub and free jazz      06/07/22

Spitfire Audio has released a new sound library, Nok Cultural Ensemble -Tape Percussion. Here's the details in their own words...

Tape Percussion is where explosive afro-percussion meets dub and free jazz. This intuitive, inspiring toolkit has been made in collaboration with the Nok Cultural Ensemble: a collective of percussion prodigies led by Edward Wakili-Hick (Sons of Kemet, Steam Down) -- all leading lights playing across different genres underpinning London's eclectic jazz and beat scenes.

Tape Percussion opens with 5 one-shot vintage jazz kits, and 6 one-shot African percussion patches. Those worlds then merge with Caribbean rhythms and dub-inspired warps over 8 drum loops and 69 atmospheric scenes, plus 13 tonal warped presets. Recorded to tape at the legendary Ariwa Studios, London, these sounds and textures thrum, crackle, and crash with new possibilities for modern tracks and contemporary media scores.


  • Recorded to tape at the legendary Ariwa Studios, London
  • Presented in Spitfire Audio's dedicated, award-winning plugin
  • Five controls
  • NKS compatible
  • ~2.7GB

Pricing and Availability:
£29 / $29 / €29

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