EastWest (http://www.soundsonline.com) has announced distribution of the Evolution Series World Percussion Virtual Instrument in the North American market.

Available from April 1, World Percussion is designed for film, TV, game composers and producers. It has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$649.

It’s a sample library with 220GB of data. World Percussion Virtual Instrument features sounds from Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and South America. It offers up to seven user controllable microphone positions, both stereo and five independent audio channels for creating surround sound mixes, an array of velocities and round robin, and hundreds of MIDI grooves.