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SM Drums – Raw Snare Multi-Mic Files (No Kit !)

These are unedited raw snare drum recordings (44.1khz, 24 bit continous WAV files of around six hundred dynamic snare hits).

Snare drum: 1965 Ludwig Jazz Festival Oyster Blue Pearl.

These recordings are for programmers, engineers, or anyone who wants to edit and create audio snare drum samples for use in sampler programs.

Download link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6KkVBpcTFQva1JMLXhIajB0WG8/view?usp=sharing
Download size 772MB.

The drum was hit over 600 times from soft to loud (these are velocity hits).

There are two types of recordings:
#1. Snare drum hit at the center of head: No studio ring used (over 600 hits).
#2. Snare drum hit at the center of head: Studio ring used (over 600 hits).

The microphone set up is as follows:

Top head mic: Shure SM57.
Bottom head mic: Shure SM57.
Overhead stereo mics (X-Y pattern): AKG C451b (factory matched pair).

Two REAPER program files are included :
Each mic was recorded on its own track = One wav file per mic.

These recordings are royalty free and recorded by Scott Maclean.
You are welcome to use these recordings in both  commercial and private productions. This is a free use license.

WAV file names and descriptions:

“Sn65Top_NR” = Snare, 1965, Top mic, No Ring.
“Sn65Btm_NR” = Snare,1965, Bottom mic, No Ring.
“Sn65OH_NR_Left” = Snare, 1965, OverHead, No Ring, Left.
“Sn65OH_NR_Right” = Snare, 1965, OverHead, No Ring, Right.

“Sn65Top_SR” = Snare, 1965, Top mic, Studio Ring.
“Sn65Btm_SR” = Snare, 1965, Bottom mic, Studio Ring.
“Sn65OH_SR_Left” = Snare, 1965, OverHead, Studio Ring, Left.
“Sn65OH_SR_Right” = Snare, 1965, OverHead, Studio Ring, Right.

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