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Plastique is a hard hitting classic rock kit with tone for miles. This kit will drive a classic rock track with authority and add flavour to fusion and pop pieces.
The kit itself is a vintage 1970s Ludwig Vistalite in Bonhamesque configuration and tuning, including two vintage Ludwig Supraphonic snares and Paiste 2002 cymbals.
Individually controllable mic layers - Close mics, Overheads, Room mics, Smash mic, Kick Sub, and Snare-Bottom.
Switch to ‘eKit’ mode when using a Roland V-Drum kit, or leave set to ‘Keyboard mode’ for direct MIDI sequencing. The layout is General MIDI (GM) compatible.
Stereo and multi-channel output versions provided.
Enhance your live drum recording: kick, snare, toms – each with separated mic layers.
Each and every hit has 6 unique round-robin samples to avoid the mechanical machine-gun effect.
Easily switch between included drums
Kontakt, Trigger, Wav
1614 sample files
in unencrypted 24bit, 44.1khz .wav format
Total package size
1.3 GB download
1.7 GB unzipped
Plastique was sampled in the big room at York Street Studios (now closed). As usual we’ve used nothing but the finest gear to capture the kit, including Neumann mics, a vintage EMI Neve desk, API and Chandler preamps and a roll of 2″ tape.
|Ludwig 1970s Vistalite 24″ x 14″||Felt beater||x6||x6|
|Vintage Ludwig Supraphonic 400 14″ x 5 1/2″ – tight and open||center hits||x7||x6|
|Vintage Ludwig Supraphonic 400 14″ x 5 1/2″ – dampened||center hits||x7||x6|
|Ludwig Vistalite 1970s 14″||center hits||x6||x6|
|Ludwig Vistalite 1970s 16″||center hits||x6||x6|
|Ludwig Vistalite 1970s 18″||center hits||x7||x6|
|Vintage Paiste 2002 Soundedge 15″||Tip Tight||x6||x6|
|Paiste 2002 18″ Crash||Edge||x4||x6|
|Paiste 2002 19″ Crash||Edge||x4||x6|
|Paiste 2002 24″ Ride||Bow||x4||x6|
- Compatable software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full version version 4 or greater
- Hard drive: 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
- 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 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.