Symplesound has released PurpleDrums – a free sample library, inspired by iconic Prince drum sounds.
Symplesound’s Francis Preve has developed a free educational Ableton Live 9.5 project, based on a re-creation of his production process. The project includes a drum rack based on sounds samples both the Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum, processed in Prince’s unique style – and 10 royalty-free MIDI loops, inspired by Prince’s approach to groove programming.
Here’s an audio preview:
- Custom Drum Rack w/integrated effects
- Eight Macros tailored to the “Minneapolis Sound”
- 10 royalty-free original MIDI drum loops
- 16 Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum samples
- Interactive manual explaining Prince’s approach to drum production
- Compatible with Live 9.5 and higher
- Full Push Compatibility
It’s a free download from the Symplesound site.