EW Stormdrum 3 - Thoughts?

Discussion in 'SAMPLE Talk' started by sIR dORT, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. sIR dORT

    sIR dORT Active Member

    Oct 26, 2018
    I've been looking for a lib with the kind of drum sounds Powell uses on a lot of his scores (not epic or super ethnic, just... earthy??). This seems like a pretty close bet. What do you guys think about it? Would it be good for Powell-esk percussion?
  2. Johnny

    Johnny Active Member

    Pretty 'Earthy' alright! 9/10 I end up using SD3 over Damage merely because of the life it breaths into ethnic/culturally influenced scores- like Powell's
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  3. artmuz

    artmuz Active Member

    Dec 22, 2015
    Nice palette of instruments and no round robin problems like in the precedent SD.
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  4. JohnG

    JohnG Senior Member

    Nov 13, 2007
    "Not epic or super ethnic" is a pretty accurate description. Mind you, SD3 does feature lots of ethnic drums as well, but you can EQ stuff and torture it if you want to split the difference with something like Damage. You start with a superbly-recorded acoustic sound and it's up to the user to make it more "modern" if you like that.

    SILK and SD3 are two of their absolute best libraries.

    [note: I have received free products from East West]
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    sIR dORT

    sIR dORT Active Member

    Oct 26, 2018
    Ok. Is there any library that would better accomplish that Powell-esk sound, or is SD3 a good bet?
  6. Sean

    Sean I don't know what I'm talking about

    Apr 5, 2019
    You could try EW's Composer Cloud for a month to try out SD3. $30 1 month trial basically.
  7. Rap-sody

    Rap-sody Music... again and again

    Aug 29, 2017
    Stormdrum is an awesome library. Massive epic and ethnic sounds.
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