The Toontrack SDX Custom & Vintage Upgrade Expansion Pack features extensive stick and brush recordings of a unique collection of drums and cymbals.The Toontrack SDX Custom & Vintage gives you access to the cream of custom and vintage drums, built by craftsmen from the 1920s right up to the exceptional instrument makers of today, like Johnny Craviotto. Recorded at 2Khz studio in London using an EMI TG Desk used for many legendary recordings of the early seventies including The Beatles Abbey Road and Pink Floyds Dark Side of the Moon. It is considered one of the best sounding desks ever made. The Custom and Vintage SDX was played by Chris Whitten. The drummer on classic hits like What I Am by Edie Brickelland The New Bohemians and The Whole Of The Moon by The Waterboys. The Custom and Vintage SDX was produced by Peter Henderson who started his career at Air Studios where he trained and worked with Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick (Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road etc). as well as with the legendary George Martin. The Toontrack SDX Custom & Vintage Upgrade Expansion Pack Main Features Include: Extensive stick and brush recordings of a unique collection of drums and cymbals. Recorded at 2Khz studio in London using an EMI TG Desk played by Chris Whitten produced by Peter Henderson The drums were recorded with a selection of vintage microphones by Neumann (including valve U67’s on overheads and KM 56’s on toms), AKG and Sennheiser. One of the room microphones (a Neumann U87) was processed with a Helios F760 compressor, the type found in early Helios 1970s consoles as used by Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Rolling Stones and Apple Corps (The Beatles own studio). Drum Kits: Camco Oaklawn, Slingerland Studio King, Ludwig Keystone Drum Set, Gretsch Round Badge Drum Set The Snare Drums: Slingerland Radio King, Ludwig Black Beauty and Supraphonic, Craviotto Timeless Timber, Noble & Cooley Star Classic, Noble & Cooley Alloy Classic and Zildjian Drum, Canopus Zelkova, Noonan 5" x 12" Solid Mahogany Snare Drum, Slingerland Radio King Select Snare Drum, WFL Maple 6.5" x 14" Snare Drum The Cymbals: Zildjian K Dark Crashes, Zildjian K 20" Heavy Ride and 18" Sizzle Ride, Zildjian 1950s 22" Ride, K Zildjian Istanbul 16" Crash, 18" Ride, 20" Ride and 13" Hi-Hats, Paiste Sound Creation, Steve Hubback Cymbal Sculpture Windows System Requirements: XP or Vista, Pentium IV or Athlon 1.8GHz with 1GB RAM (multicore CPU with 2GB RAM or more recommended), 12GB free hard disc space, DVD drive, a working Superior Drummer® 2.0 installation MAC System Requirements: OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or higher, Dual G4 1.25GHz with 1GB RAM (multicore CPU with 2GB RAM or more recommended), 12GB free hard disc space, DVD drive, a working Superior Drummer® 2.0 installation
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