As part of samba schools from the 1930’s the Cuíca is present in various aspects of Brazilian music and became a tool with features typical of Brazil.
Kontakt VST / AU / AAX
2 Microphone Positions
Available as Direct Download
- Update Log: V2.1– New Graphical Interface– Minor Improvements
Full Retail Version of Kontakt 5.6 (or later) Required
Listen the Sounds of Cuíca 2
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
342 Samples. Recorded using Apogee converters and preamps. Everything recorded at 44100Hz, 24bit.
The samples offer from the slightest touch to the strongest attack providing more freedom to create dynamic rhythms and beats.
Use the convolution reverb and create a perfect environment. Unlike other Brazilian libraries each instrument is recorded with dry ambience preserving the real character of the instrument.Mic Placement. 2 microphones were used in different positions. Mix or use the sound you like within the mix.
Full Retail Version of Kontakt 5.6 (or later) Required.
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.
Brazilian Series Cuíca 2 comes with more rhythmic variations and loops, the library features new groove options and varied rhythms than in the first version.
Despite it’s East / African origin the Cuíca has become a genuine instrument in Brazil. As part of samba schools from the 1930’s the
Cuíca is present in various aspects of Brazilian music and became a tool with features typical of Brazil. It’s execution combines technical, swing and has a unique sound.
A novelty in the new libraries is the individual control of session microphones. You can mix 2 distinct microphones in different positions providing more freedom and timbre options in the song. Control the microphones even within the loops.
The Cuíca 2 was recorded by the great musician and percussionist Robson “Batata” renowned Brazilian musician.
- Cuíca 2 – Single Hits Articulations
- Cuíca 2 – Slow Grooves (88 bpm)
- Cuíca 2 – Slow Grooves (sync)
- Cuíca 2 – Rhythmic Loops (115 bpm)
- Cuíca 2 – Rhythmic Loops (sync)
- Cuíca 2 – Effects
“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!”
“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.”
“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”
“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.”
“…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”
“Great Drum Tool! Both excellent sounds and patterns for brazilian type of songs.”
“I really do love what you make, the instruments sound terrific! And I appreciate the customer support. “
“Really natural sounding Brazilian percussion. I bought this to do some dance/club music in the style of Buraka Sound System”
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