Dear Northernsounds community,

This thread is for those who have missed the opportunity to pre-order SAM True Strike 1, the new orchestral percussion library from Project SAM. Full information below.

SAM True Strike 1 is now shipping for Gigastudio 3.0 and 2.5 from € 275.00. This pricing is valid until January 9th, the end of our X-Mas Sale.

True Strike quick specifications:

- 51 orchestral percussion instruments
- 3 genuine microphone sets for all instruments (close, stage, far)
- 4th mixed microphone set available for the Timpani
- 18 GB / 24-bit in Giga 3.0
- 12 GB / 16-bit in Giga 2.5
- Ships in a great-looking DVD box on factory-pressed DVDs
- 30-page reference manual with keyboard mappings for all instruments
- The most powerful sounding and versatile orchestral percussion library available

True Strike instrument list:

BASIC PERCUSSION
  • Timpani (5 GB on its own)
  • Gran casa
  • Snare drum on & off
  • Military drum
  • Field drum
  • Snare ensemble on & off (3 snares)
  • 4 Tom toms
  • 2 Rototoms
  • Piatti "Viennese"
  • Piatti "American"
  • Suspended cymbal 19"
  • Suspended cymbal 14"
  • Large tam tam
  • Wind gong
  • Tubular bells
  • Triangle
  • Tambourine
  • 4 Woodblocks
  • 5 Templeblocks
  • Whip
  • Barchimes
  • Belltree
  • Rattle
  • Vibraslap
MELODIC PERCUSSION
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba
  • Celesta (the very first to be available in 3 genuine mic sets!)
CROSSOVER PERCUSSION
  • Chinese cymbal
  • Claves
  • Cowbells
  • Castanets
  • Bongos
  • Congas
  • Timbales
  • Samba shaker
  • Guiro
  • Beatring
  • Sleighbells
  • Crotales
  • Thai gongs
SPECIAL FEATURES
  • Ensemble hits gran casa & timpani (library exclusive!)
  • Ensemble hits gran casa & piatti (library exclusive!)
  • Ensemble hits gran casa & tam tam (library exclusive!)
  • Brakes & metal (library exclusive!)
  • Thunderplate
  • Sirene
  • Hand claps
  • Finger snaps
  • Body percussion (library exclusive!)
All this for € 275.00 + free FedEx shipping for the Giga 2.5 edition if you order during our X-Mas Sale.


A Mac/PC virtual instrument version of SAM True Strike will be released in January.


True Strike Music Demos:

The Hallway Chase (by Project SAM)
A Child Rises (by Project SAM)
Caught By Borbazor (composed by Tobias Marberger)
Strike Out (composed by Craig Sharmat)

Existing True Strike users: we would love to hear your feedback!


For more information please visit our website at www.projectsam.com.

Happy holidays to all of you!

All the best,

The SAM Team
Project SAM
www.projectsam.com