Loops de la Crème Releases MANHATTAN DRUMS

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
  • Time to read: 2 min.

MANHATTAN DRUMS – Versatile Jazz Drum Kit for Kontakt

Loops de la Crème released MANHATTAN DRUMS, a superb jazz drum kit with breathtaking realism and perfect playability. Use the 10-channel mixer with optional microphone bleed to get a huge range of impressive sounds. Instantly create authentic drum tracks with built-in grooves, and play realistic variations with the mod wheel. Explore other styles and get instant inspiration with 21 versatile presets.

Loops de la Crème Releases MANHATTAN DRUMS
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  • Versatile jazz drum kit for Kontakt
  • Full 10-channel mixer
  • Optional microphone bleed functions
  • Realistic sound with up to 22 velocity layers and scripted Round-robin
  • 21 Kontakt instruments
  • built-in stages of compression and saturation
  • built-in tempo-synced grooves and fills
  • Groove variations with Mod Wheel control
  • 64 extra midi files (basics/grooves/fill-ins)
  • 2571 samples (mono WAV, 24bit, 48kHz)
  • 21 custom IR reverbs
  • Total size uncompressed: 2,09GB
  • Full and Paid Version of Kontakt 5.3+ required


The library also includes lots of sounds presets, each with tempo-synced rhythms and fill-ins. The built-in grooves can be intuitively modified using the modulation wheel. A collection of midi beats and fill-ins lets you quickly create realistic drum tracks.


MANHATTAN DRUMS offers fun and instinctive way to bring the pre-programmed
rhythms to life: Once a groove is playing, you can easily switch to a variation of this pattern by using the Modulation Wheel (or another controller sending Midi CC1). Eight groove variations are pre-programmed and directly accessible via the modulation wheel-

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About Loops de la Crème & Julien Tauban

Loops de la Crème is a sample library company founded in 2011 by Julien Tauban. The company was launched with the release of the Clap Pack on a Bandcamp website. Born in 1977 in France, Julien Tauban started playing keyboards at the age of 9. He quickly moved on to programming, recording and composing, and started to play drums, guitars, keyboards, and bass during his teenage years. 

loops de la crème’s CEO Julien Tauban

Deeply in love with music, curious about all instruments and recording tools, Julien started to travel when he was 17, and he acquired rich musical and human experiences in studios, stages and radio stations in America, France, the United Arab Emirates and lastly in Austria. 
He is currently working as a freelance composer, musician and producer in several studios in Vienna.

Availibility & -50% INTRO OFFER

MANHATTAN DRUMS is available now for a SPECIAL INTRO OFFER: €32 only!! (ends March 14th, 2020)

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