OVERVIEW

SURDO

The Surdo is a Brazilian bass drum usually made of wood or metal with skin on both sides.

  • Price: $14.99

  • Kontakt VST / AU / AAX

  • 512 Samples (144 mb)

  • Available as Direct Download

  • Update Log: V1.5
    – New Graphical Interface
    – Single Hits rebuild with 02 Channel Buses
    – New Single Hits Surdo Added (Surdo 4)
    – New .nkm Multi Ensemble 2
    – New .nkm Death Cluster
  • Full Retail Version of Kontakt 5.6 (or later) Required

Listen the Sounds of Surdo

Effects

No hundreds of effects and loads of knobs which you don’t use. Each effect has been made to enhance the sample intelligently.

Ability to download

PC 2.0Ghz+, 2GB ram
MAC 2.0Ghz, 2GB ram

Samples

512 Samples. Recorded using Apogee converters and preamps. Everything recorded at 44100Hz, 24bit.

Fully Dynamic

The samples offer from the slightest touch to the strongest attack providing more freedom to create dynamic rhythms and beats.

*Kontakt Full

Full Retail Version of Kontakt 5.6 (or later) Required.

Assembled Loops

  • Afoxe (165) bpm
  • Cells (145 bpm)
  • Cells and Fills (145) bpm
  • Pagode (95 bpm)
  • Pagode baiano (145 bpm)

Rhythmic Loops (sync)

  • Brazilian Rhythms (148 bpm)
  • Cells (80 bpm)

Single Hits

  • Surdo 1
  • Surdo 2
  • Surdo 3
  • Surdo 4 (NEW)
  • Surdo high
  • Surdo Ensemble (Multi)
  • Surdo Ensemble 2 (Multi) NEW
  • Death Cluster (Multi) NEW

Surdo

Muletone Audio presents the Brazilian Series. Instruments from Brazil with a unique focus in their playability and their musical language. With an entirely Brazilian production muletone explores each instrument in minute detail. Unlike others libraries the Brazilian Series brings a real depth and perspective of Brazil’s instruments respecting their individual characteristics.

The Surdo is a Brazilian bass drum usually made of wood or metal with skin on both sides. Traditionally used in samba and other derivative styles the surdo has been within this niche since the carnival in the 1920’s remaining relevant to this day in typical modern musical styles of Brazil.

Made with goat’s leather or synthetic (plastic) the larger Surdo with a deeper sound has roughly 75cm (29,5 inches) in diameter and the smaller around 40 cm ( 16 inches) with a higher pitch.

The Surdo was played by Muletone Audio developer Leandro Abreu and musician Felipe Ramos, a percussionist from Minas Gerais, Brazil.

“SOUNDS GREAT! SOUNDS AUTHENTIC! I am using a Cuica for a remix of a song and it definitely brought out the life of the song! Loved it!”

David Garza - Kontakt Hub Review

“This is a nice, well-played kit with considerable nuance. I compared this with XLN’s Addictive Drums Jazz Brushes, and Muletone is so much more subtle and real.”

Thomas Owens - Drums Kontakt Hub Review

“In terms of quality, the Muletone Audio library is the best, having deeper sampling than anything else out there for the equivalent instruments and also offering different samples based on how long of a sustain is desired”

Mark Schmieder - Composer - California, US

“If you love World percussion virtual instruments and you like Brazil then you need to know Muletone Audio because they make the very best ones.”

Reid Rosefelt - NY Film Publicist - Brooklin, US

“…This is really helpful if you want to spice up your compositions with some shakerish elements… Does what it offers very well. A cool opposite towards all that boomish wacky epic percussion stuff”

Sarah Fenstermacher - Afoxé Kontakt Hub Review

“Great Drum Tool! Both excellent sounds and patterns for brazilian type of songs.”

Markus Roesch - Drums Kontakt Hub Review

“I really do love what you make, the instruments sound terrific! And I appreciate the customer support. “

Jonathan Natchez - LA Producer - California, US

“Really natural sounding Brazilian percussion. I bought this to do some dance/club music in the style of Buraka Sound System”

Jer Olsen - Kontakt Hub Review

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