Song Athletics Release Some Drums - First 500 Free

US Drummer Marc Pell at Empire Sound Isle of Wight      25/10/23

New kids on the block Song Athletics have release their first product - Some Drums, a drum sample set recorded at Empire Sound, Isle of Wight with drummer Marc Pell (Good Sad Happy Bad, Mount Kimbie, Suitman Jungle).

As an opening offer, the first 500 purchases will be entirely free and £25 thereafter.

The sample set is comprised of 2.08GB (uncompressed) +40 Drum Loops, +40 Drum Stems, +80 One Shots recorded at 48kHz 24bit.

Marc uses a 1960s Ludwig kit with 20 - 12 - 16 drums, a nice selection of spot mics and signal paths, plus overheads, trash mic and FX:

Kick (Outside): Chandler TG via Neve 33115 Preamp
Kick (Inside): AKG D112 via Neve 33115 Preamp
Snare (Top): SM57 via Neve 33115 Preamp
Snare (Bottom): SM57 via Neve 33115 Preamp
Hi-Hats: Beyerdynamic M160 via PYE Preamp
Tom 1: Sennheiser via PYE Preamp
Tom 2: Sennheiser via PYE Preamp
Overheads (x2): Earthworks via Neve 33115 Preamp via Thermionic Culture Vulture
Rooms: Aston via PYE Preamp
Trash Mic: Telefunken via PYE Preamp via Distressor
Delay: SM57 via Roland Space Echo RE-201

Song Athletics is a new music technology company:

founded by Will Evans, former CEO of Spitfire Audio. It will specialise in samples and creator tools, produced independently and in collaboration with artists and other companies. Song Athletics is a celebration of independence, craft, community and culture. It is a sustainable, purpose over profit business.

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