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Zero-G Sahara Beats

Kontakt Instruments By Paul White
Published August 2022

Rating: 5/5 Stars

Requiring the full version of NI’s Kontakt, Zero‑G Sahara Beats is based on a wide range of exotic percussive beats and grooves inspired by Middle Eastern and North African music. Sahara Beats comes as two Kontakt instruments covering multiple percussion styles and variations. The sounds are based on loop‑slices, and there are some 2400 loops, beats and grooves included, totalling 2GB (compressed) of 48kHz, 16‑bit samples. The interface provides the user with tools to manipulate the loops in creative ways.

Zero-G Sahara Beats sample librarySahara Beats also takes advantage of the NI effects engine to include an effects rack supporting convolution reverbs, delay, chorus, phaser, flanger, distortion, overdrive and amp simulators. Individual slices within a loop can be changed in level, replaced, re‑pitched, reversed, stretched, panned and even randomised with separate...

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