African Rhythms

African Rhythms


Kontakt (Full required) - not compatible with
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10 drums from North & South Africa

African Rhythms library comes with 10 drums from North & South Africa performed with local styles. Play dynamic solo instruments, massive pattern collection or use phrase builder to personalise your grooves.

Rast Sound have selected drums that are at the core of African culture as well as rare and tribal instruments that are hard to find anywhere else. This collection is performed authentically by multiple musicians from Burkina Faso, Mali & Morocco and co-produced by James Cleeland.

Solo Play & Phrase Build: You can play all these instruments to create your own patterns. Rast Sound have created Solo Play and Phrase Play presets to help create realistic performances. Solo Plays come with solo hits as well as short phrases while Phrase plays inspire you to combine slightly longer phrases.

Cinematic & Groove Patterns: Rast Sound have recorded and edited 145 ready to go patterns for cinematic, dance and natural styles. In addition you can find longer performances to tempo as well as free form. These are great for building complete tracks.


  • 320+ Samples for Kontakt & WAV

  • 10 Solo Instruments playable in Multiple Styles for Kontakt Full Version (5.8 or higher)

  • 145 Patterns, Time Synced

  • Natural, Dance & Cinematic Suites

  • Phrase Builder to build personalised Patterns

  • 700MB+ Unzipped

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Requires full version of Native Instruments Kontakt

Please notice: This library can not be used with the free Kontakt Player! To use this "Open Kontakt" format, you need a full version of Kontakt, which is included in products such as Komplete or Komplete Ultimate.

The minimum required Kontakt version number for this product is stated in the product description or can be found on the developer's website.

System Requirements:


  • macOS 10.14 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or Apple M1 (native)
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)


  • Windows 10 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or similar CPU
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)

Supported Interfaces:

  • Mac (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows (64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, VST3,  AAX

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