KMS Drums

 
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KMS Drums are a drum sample set and a VST-i recorded at Kailua Music School, Kailua, Oahu, Hawai’i.

running pic

http://www.kailuamusicschool.com/

Plugin Downloads

Be sure to grab the Utility Pack for any version of the plugin, it contains mapping and other info

Utility Pack

 

Library Folder only

Windows users: place this FOLDER in your VST plugins folder 

OSX VST users: place all the wave files from this folder in \KMS Drums SSE.vst\Contents\Resources

OSX Audio Units users: place all the wave files from this folder in \KMS Drums SSE.component\Contents\Resources

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

Plugin Files only

Windows 32 bit VST-i (plugin only) – download

Windows 64 bit VST-i (plugin only) – download

OSX VST (plugin only) – download

OSX Audio Units (plugin only) – download

UNIVERSAL MS2 File:

Latest File KMS Drums SSE rev 7 - updated 2/18/2013

 

(be sure to download the Utility Pack as well)

Installation instructions:

This plugin requires three parts:

1. the plugin file (the *.dll, *.au or whatever)

2. A library folder. The library folder should work with all versions of the plugin (mac, windows, 32 and 64 bit)

3. The UNIVERSAL MS2 file

Windows:

1. Place the folder called “KMS Drums SSE.instruments” into your VST Plugins folder

2. Place the Plugin Only DLL called “KMS Drums SSE.dll” into your VST Plugins folder

3. Place the UNIVERSAL *.ms2 file into your \VST Plugins\KMS Drums SSE.instruments folder. On most updates, you will place this file into your \VST Plugins\KMS Drums SSE.instruments folder. Be sure to delete the older *ms2 file when done!

OSX VST:

1. Place the FOLDER “KMS Drums SSE.vst”, from the Plugin Only file, with all of its contents into your VST Plugins folder

2. Extract all the waves from the “Library Files Only” download into  \KMS Drums SSE.vst\Contents\Resources

3. Place the UNIVERSAL *.ms2 file into  \KMS Drums SSE.vst\Contents\Resources

OSX Audio Units:

1. Place the FOLDER ”KMS Drums SSE.vst”, from the Plugin Only file, with all of its contents into your audio units folder

2. Extract all the waves from the “Library Files Only” download into  \KMS Drums SSE.component\Contents\Resources

3. Place the UNIVERSAL *.ms2 file into  \KMS Drums SSE.component\Contents\Resources

If you have previously downloaded the original version of this plugin, please delete any “*.mse” files you have on your hard drive. Be sure your library path contains the new wave files instead

 MIDI Mapping:

62 HH 1/2 Open
55 Left Crash
53 Ride Bell
52 Right Crash
51 Ride Edge
48 High Tom
46 HH Open
45 Mid Tom
44 HH Pedal
43 Low Tom
42 HH Closed Tight
41 Floor Tom
40 Snare Rimshot
39 Snare Flam
38 Snare Hit
36 Kick
29 Splash Hit
28 China Hit
16 Splash Choke
15 CHina Choke
14 Right Crash Choke
13 Left Crash Choke
12 Ride Choke

If you want to use the samples in your own app instead of KMS Drums SSE VST-i, the samples are in wave format and downloadable below

Kick and Snare Waves

Tom Waves

Cymbal Waves

The SFZ file, REAPER Notemap, a REAPER Track Template and a sample REAPER Project are here, so you can easily save as a track template and get going with KMS Drums right away! The SFZ file will likely require some editing on your end to correctly fit your setup.

Some details about this sample set

Each drum is recorded with 8 velocity levels and 8 levels of round robin

Each hit consists of a stereo overhead sample, a stereo room sample, and one or more direct mics

The kick drum has an additional outside mic and a dynamic and condenser inside mic

The snare drum and toms each have an additional bottom mic and a dynamic and condenser top mic

The VST-i Plugin has 16 outs routed as follows:

1-2: Overhead

3-4: Room

5: Kick

6: Snare

7: High Tom

8: Mid Tom

9: Low Tom

10: Floor Tom

11: Hi hat

12: Ride

13: Left Crash

14: Right Crash

15: Splash

16: China

Scott Shafer was kind enough to bring his Black Beauty, cymbals and Gretch Toms for this

sample set

See Scott playing drums at http://www.youtube.com/kailuamusicschool

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