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Monotown

Monotown

Harking back to the golden era of R&B, Monotown nails old school funk, soul, and earthy rhythm and blues. And one more thing… it’s mono.

kontakt trigger wav

Monotown is a 1.7GB download

  • Kontakt mappings

    Stereo and multi-out mappings, with mixer interface.

  • Trigger mappings

    2 snare (with separate cross stick), 3 tom and 1 kick mappings.

  • 3695 one-shot audio samples

    24bit, 44.1kHz unencrypted wav files.

Features

  • clear_all

    Dynamic sampling

    Each drum is sampled at many dynamics for realistic and expressive performance.

  • mic

    5 Mic layers

    Adjustable mic layers: Coles 1, Coles 2, RCA44, RE20, Room.

  • table

    e-Kit mode

    Switch to ‘e-Kit’ mode when using a Roland V-Drum kit, or leave set to default ‘Keyboard mode’ for General MIDI (GM) use.

  • swap_calls

    Output routing

    Stereo and multi-channel output versions provided.

  • equalizer

    Sensitivity

    Adjust the sensitivity of the kit to suit more intimate performances or heavier tracks.

  • list

    Presets

    Quickly select from a range of mix-ready sounds.

  • tune

    Mixer interface

    Intuitively fine tune to your taste with volume, mic layer balance, pan and tuning controls.

  • shuffle

    Round-robin

    6 randomised round-robin samples alternate to avoid the machine-gun effect.

Sampling Details

Kick

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
1970s Rogers “Big R” maple unported 20″ x 14″ felt beater x6 x6

Snares

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
A: 1970s Rogers Dynasonic CoB 14″ x 5 1/2″ center hits x7 x6
cross-stick x4 x6
B: 1970s Ludwig Supraphonic 14″ x 5 1/2″ center hits x7 x6
cross-stick x4 x6

Toms

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
1970s Rogers “Big R” maple 12″ center hits x6 x6
1970s Rogers “Big R” maple 13″ center hits x6 x6
1970s Rogers “Big R” maple 16″ center hits x6 x6

Hihats

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
1960s Paiste 602 15″ hats Tip Tight x6 x6
Edge Tight x6 x6
Edge Closed x6 x6
Edge Loose x6 x6
Edge Semi-open x6 x6
Edge Open x6 x6
Pedal x6 x6
Footsplash x1 x6

Crashes

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
1950s Zildjian 16″ Advedis Medium crash Edge x4 x6
Bell x4 x6
Choke x3 x6
1970s Zildjian 18″ medium crash Edge x4 x6
Bell x4 x6
Choke x3 x6

Ride

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
1960s Paiste 602 22″ ride Bow x4 x6
Bell x4 x6

Tambourines

Instrument Articulation Velocity layers Round-robins
A: Vintage open 10″ tambourine Swing-left x1 x6
Swing-right x1 x6
Accent x1 x6
Trill x1 x6
B: Skinned 8″ tambourine Swing-left x1 x6
Swing-right x1 x6
Accent x1 x6
Trill x1 x6

Monotown system requirements

Compatible software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full Version (4 or greater), Slate Trigger, or Logic ESX24 (depending on the product, not all of these are supported).

Storage: Kingpin is a 1.45GB download (1.82GB unzipped), so you’ll need a minimum of 3.27GB free space to get started.

RAM: 1GB

Processor: 1GHz

OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10/11, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

Software compatibility

This product is 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 able to be activated for continued use in the Player. The full version of Kontakt is required for use of the supplied Kontakt mappings.

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.

Monotown system requirements

Compatible software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full Version (4 or greater), Slate Trigger, or Logic ESX24 (depending on the product, not all of these are supported).

Storage: Kingpin is a 1.45GB download (1.82GB unzipped), so you’ll need a minimum of 3.27GB free space to get started.

RAM: 1GB

Processor: 1GHz

OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10/11, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

Software compatibility

This product is 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 able to be activated for continued use in the Player. The full version of Kontakt is required for use of the supplied Kontakt mappings.

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.