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THUNDER SPRINGS requires the full retail version of Kontakt 5 (TS will not work in the free Kontakt Player!) – DIRECT DOWNLOAD NOW AVAILABLE

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All sounds in video and audio demos are 100% from THUNDER SPRINGS


THUNDER SPRINGS is a collection of 450+ rare and mutilated Instruments & Multis derived entirely from recordings of the signature cinematic sound of Spring Drums & Thunder Tubes.  Weighing in at over 3GBs, THUNDER SPRINGS not only includes amazing, ready-to-play, psychoacoustically sampled Spring Drums & Thunder Tubes, but uses these instruments to enter into the morphed world of score-ready hybrid percussion.

What are Springs Drums & Thunder Tubes?

Spring Drums and Thunder Tubes are small drums with a long coiled spring attached. These percussive instruments are designed in multiple shapes and sizes that create unique timbres sounding like a blend between thunder, a gong, and a dijeridoo. In developing THUNDER SPRINGS Sample Logic was able to hunt down every size drum produced, many of which are no longer in circulation.

Behind The Scenes

Unique, Diverse, & Inspiring 

Sample Logic went well beyond standard performance and recording techniques with the Spring Drum and Thunder Tube instruments. Along with standard multisampling, they also used hammers, chains, crowbars, saws, and stretched the springs to capture insane timbres that have never been heard with these drums. From this material, Sample Logic was able to craft the finest dynamic and original acoustic cinematic sounds possible.

Mind-blowing User Interface

THUNDER SPRINGS spectacular user interface was designed with the composer and sound designer in mind, providing effortless control for complete user customization. The core of THUNDER SPRINGS is focused around the user experience, providing the freedom to infinitely transform samples into awesome twisted evolving instruments with endless possibilities.

The interface includes:

  • “Multi-core Effect Sequencers” for real-time effect automation
  • “Triggers” – 48 unique effect chains
  • “Arpeggigater” – sequencer based gate effect
  • A LFO section to make things wobble
  • “Wave” – additive synthesis engine
  • “Pitch” sequencer for quick and easy pattern based transpositions on the fly
  • “Multi Script Macros” for real-time sequencing of instrument parameter controls
Interface Screenshots


James Newton Howard

(After Earth, The Hunger Games, Batman: The Dark Knight, I Am Legend, etc.)

“With Thunder Springs and Cyclone, Sample Logic has created two new libraries packed with a variety of interesting and original sounds. They’ve been a refreshing addition to my palette with plenty of options for tweaking.”

Brian Trifon / Trifonic

(Frontman of Trifonic, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Borderlands 2, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island)

“Thunder Springs is incredibly useful for metallic moody ambiences, industrial sounds and metal impact hits. What’s really exciting is that in addition to the well recorded traditional spring shakes and strikes, there is a vast array of carefully sound designed percussive kits and tonal instruments that open up all sorts of creative musical possibilities!”


(Electronic Music Duo)

“Thunder Springs has a library diverse enough to cover a large array of instruments suited for any genre, and with the diverse and intuitive GUI, allowing in depth manipulation including LFO and stepper editing, it’s easy to see how Thunder Springs is an obvious addition to any producer’s Arsenal!”

Ivan Muñoz / Vigilante

(Producer, DJ, Musician)

“Thunder Springs is amazing!, a lot of very complex, multi-layered sounds full of so many different textures that explodes in your mix with just one key.”

  • Requires the full retail version of Kontakt 5.1 or higher (will not work in the free player version)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM (4GB recommended)
  • Windows 7 or Windows 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4GB recommended)
  • 3 GB free disk space for THUNDER SPRINGS sample content

Kontkat is continously being updated. For the latest system compatibilities visit the Native Instruments website.

  • Over 450 Instruments and Multis delivered at 44.1k/24-bit.
  • Just OVER 3 GB sample library using Kontakt’s lossless sample storage compression
  • Requires the retail version of Kontakt 5.1
  • Native 64-bit support


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