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The 96 kHz industry standard, Ocean Way Drums Platinum HD includes 19 multichannel drum kits plus 7 additional kick drums packed into 80 gigabytes of super high-resolution 24bit/96 kHz samples preinstalled onto a special 7200 RPM hard drive.
Legendary Ocean Way Drum Sound!
Ocean Way Drums Platinum Edition delivers a resounding 120GB of meticulously sampled drums to your studio, all on an included hard drive for instant use in your studio! Using an extensive collection of vintage microphones, Ocean Way Drums was recorded in Ocean Way's renowned Studio B - designed by recording legend Bill Putnam. Enjoy Sonic Reality's exclusive I-Map technology for highly expressive MIDI-controlled drum playback, and expect nothing but the best drum sounds! This huge library was recorded from the finest kick drums, snares, toms, hi hats and cymbals, and delivers incredible sonic impact and spatial depth. Fully tweakable, yet with a number of high-quality preset mixes, you get world-class drum sounds with Ocean Way Drums Platinum Edition!
High-quality Drum Samples
The acclaimed engineer/producer and studio owner, Allen Sides, recorded some of the finest full drum kits using an innovative multi-microphone recording technique. Aiming to capture the sound of each instrument with incredible sonic impact and optimum spatial depth, Sides delivered amazing 24-bit 96K audiophile sound with this collection. Additionally, he created a number of instantly available preset mixes so you have access to not just the raw drum sounds, but a range of album-ready mixes for you to get working with! You can also experiment with the various stereo sub mixes, controlling pitch, tone, and effect processing to achieve your own signature drum sound.
Innovative I-Map Note Mapping
I-Map is a new MIDI note mapping/drum kit layout scheme that makes live drum performances via a MIDI keyboard much more natural. I-MAP places drums in flexible, intuitive positions, allowing every finger independent, yet coordinated control over the kit. You can now quickly lay down excellent, realistic drum tracks with your MIDI keyboard! Of course, Sonic Reality didn't stop there with their new I-Map technology - special maps have also been created for control with higher-end drum pads, like the V-Drums series, designed specifically to deliver maximum dynamics, and alternate randomization for more realistic and expressive drum tracks
Great for Direct Drum Replacement
Sonic Reality also gives you access to the individual mic channel samples, making it easy to use Ocean Way Drums Platinum Edition for direct replacement in your DAW. Great with Pro Tools, Nuendo, Logic, and many more, Ocean Way drums is an excellent solution for achieving supreme drum tracks - no matter the style of music.
Recorded in the Legendary Studio B
You take a little bit of history into your studio when you incorporate Ocean Way Drums Platinum Edition into any of your drum tracks. All of these drums were recorded in Ocean Way's renowned Studio B which was originally designed by the legendary Bill Putnam. Having played host to such artists as Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Eric Clapton, and Green Day, Studio B continues to be an integral part of some of the most popular recordings today. Known for its excellent live rooms, and highly sought-after vintage gear, the Ocean Way Drums Platinum Edition drum tracks were recorded with Studio B's finest microphones, and a series of custom, classic outboard gear by Neve, API, UREI, and Fairchild.