80s Snares: the essence of the 80s for tomorrow's music!

80s snare

INSTANT VIBE AND ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

The music of the 80s is definitely an endless source of inspiration for today's top producers and artists. 80s SNARES pays tribute to this decade of genius, excess and innovation by providing a complete set of royalty-free tools for the modern producers:

Choose one of the 151 mix-ready samples for instant vibe and results: these huge and flashy, out-of-this-world snares were created by using gear, sounds and techniques pioneered in the 80s. 

Want more control on your snare sound? 80s SNARES features 208 lovely raw samples ready to be further processed and combined to fit perfectly in your productions. Organised in 9 sub-folders, these one-shots include snares, toms and claps from vintage 80s drum machines as well as acoustic snare and acoustic cross-stick samples.

The included Kontakt programs will let you recreate typical 80s sounds or invent totally new snares in a simple, fun and intuitive way! 

  • 125 raw acoustic samples (acoustic snares, cross-sticks, room snares...)
  • 83 raw electronic samples (electric snares, toms, claps, noise samples...)
  • 151 mixed samples organised in 6 sub-folders (short, medium and long snares, claps, extra, Kontakt exports)
  • 14 category sets (Kontakt nki)
  • 53 custom snare presets in multi format (nkm)  (full Kontakt 5 required)
  • stereo and mono WAV, 24bit, 48kHz
  • total size uncompressed: 137MB
  • list price: €24,- 

VERSATILE SOUNDS AND INTUITIVE TOOLS TO CREATE YOUR OWN SNARES

One of the 14 included category sets.

Combine and layer multiple sounds together to create your own custom snare drums: Use one of the 53 included multi presets, or create your personal snare sound in seconds!

The Kontakt user interface provides quick access to all sounds and simple, intuitive controls to transform and combine them.


USING THE BEST SOUNDS, GEARS AND TECHNIQUES OF THE 80s

Plenty of vintage gear was used to create the samples and process them: - Roland TR808, TR505 - Simmons Clap Trap, SDS5, Linn LM-1 -  Lexicon  224, API 550B, Urei 1178

Plenty of vintage gear was used to create the samples and process them:

- Roland TR808, TR505

- Simmons Clap Trap, SDS5, Linn LM-1

-  Lexicon  224, API 550B, Urei 1178

Premier 80s Steel Snare Drum: one of four hand-picked snare drums used for the acoustic snare samples. De-tuning and muffling was used to recreate typical meaty low snare sounds.

Premier 80s Steel Snare Drum: one of four hand-picked snare drums used for the acoustic snare samples. De-tuning and muffling was used to recreate typical meaty low snare sounds.

Microphones used for 80s snares:

- Vintage U87

- Vintage AKG C451B

- Shure SM57

- SE Voodoo VR1