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RockStock

For Kontakt, EXS24, Wav

RockStock is a monster 6-piece Drum Workshop maple kit in a punchy rock tuning, paired with a tangy Steve Ferrone brass snare and finished with a mix of fresh Zildjian and Sabian cymbals. Close mic and room mic options allow a tight or spacious sound to be achieved.

RockStock is also available as part of the Tape Series One Bundle.

Demos

Features

Multi-sampling: up to 48 velocity layers (see specific number of velocity layers under Sampling details below).

Instrument interface: with volume controls, mic layer balance, pan and tuning controls.

Flexible output routing: “multi” mapping provided for flexible routing to your DAW

Sensitivity control: increase the sensitivity of the kit for more intricate and subtle performances or leave it set to full dynamic range for more agressive tracks.

Presets: for quickly changing sounds.

Package Contents

  • Sampler mapping instrument files
    for Kontakt, EXS24, Wav
  • 752 sample files
    in unencrypted 24bit, 44.1khz .wav format
  • User manual:
    AD03-RockStock-Manual (PDF)
  • Total package size:
    662.6 MB download, 877.9 MB unzipped

Sampling Details

TRACKING NOTES

The kit was tracked at York Street Studio (now closed).  We’ve used nothing but the finest gear to capture the kit, including Neumann mics, through a vintage ’74 EMI Neve desk straight to a roll of 2″ tape.

Kick

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Drum Workshop 22″ x 18″ Maple Kick Left foot x12
Right foot x12

Snare

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Pearl 14″ x 6.5″ Steve Ferrone Signature Brass Snare Center Hits x48*
Cross Stick x8

* legacy mappings have less velocity layers and sepearate keys for left/right/dynamic and hard hits.

Toms

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Drum Workshop Maple 10″ Tom Center Hits x32*
Drum Workshop Maple 12″ Tom Center Hits x32*
Drum Workshop Maple 14″ Tom Center Hits x32*
Drum Workshop Maple 16″ Tom Center Hits x32*

* legacy mappings have 16 velocity layers and sepearate keys for left/right hand hits.

Hihats

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Sabian 14″ Fusion AA HiHats Closed x32*
Loose x16
Open x16
Pedaled x8

* legacy mappings closed hits have 16 velocity layers and sepearate keys for left/right hand hits.

Ride

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Zildjian 22″ K Medium Ride Bow x16
Bell x16

Crashes

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Sabian AAX Xplosion 17″ Crash Edge x8
Sabian AAX Xplosion 19″ Crash Edge x8
Sabian AAX Studio 16″ Crash Edge x8
Sabian HHX Evolution 16″ Crash Edge x8

Splashes

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Sabian AAX 10″ Splash Edge x8
Zildjian Avedis 8″ Splash Edge x8

Chinas

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers
Zildjian Avedis 18″ China High Edge x8
Sabian HH 18″ Chinese Edge x8

System Requirements

  • Compatable software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full version version 4 or greater
  • Hard drive: 1.5 GB free storage space available (to download and then unzip)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Processor: 1GHz
  • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

Compatability notes

  • NOT compatible with the free Kontakt Player. The kit will stop working after a 15 minute total time restriction imposed by Kontakt Player. The kit is NOT be able to be activated for continued use in the Player.
  • The wav format audio files supplied with this product can be utilized with many other sampler and sound replacement products, however no 'mappings' are provided or support is given for this.