Drumdrops has released the Ludwig Super Classic Kit mixed by UK engineer Guy Massey and the 1970s Hayman Vibrasonic Kit mixed by Producer and mix engineer Stephen Street (Blur/The Smiths/Kaiser Chiefs).
Both kits were played by drummer Tim Weller and recorded in London at Miloco's The Square during Drumdrops' 70s Americana recording session which resulted in the drum tracks album Route Seventy Sticks.
The Ludwig Super Classic kit includes up to 80 velocities of each articulation and totals 7740 samples. It consists of a 20in x 14in Kick, a 13in x 9in rack tom and a 16in x 16in floor tom. The snares used are a wooden 1960s 14in x 5in Rogers Dynasonic and a 1970s 14in x 6.5in Ludwig 402. The cymbals included are an early 70s Zildjian K Medium Heavy 20in Ride, a Zildjian K dark Medium 18in Thin Crash and some Zildjian K 14in HiHats. The pack also comes loaded with MIDI loops.
The 1970s Hayman Vibrasonic kit also includes up to 80 velocities of each articulation and totals 8280 samples. This kit consists of a 22in x 14in kick, 12in x 8in and 13in x 9in rack toms and a 16in x 16in floor tom. The snares are a metal shelled Ludwig 400 and a wooden Slingerland Radio King. The ride is an old Tosco 20in ride, the crash a Paiste 18in medium and the hi-hats are made by Zyn.
Price: £35.00 each. The first 10 purchasers of each kit will receive it for free. Customers need to have a registered Drumdrops account. After this offer is over, each kit can be purchased with 20% off using the voucher code 'americana20'. This offer is only valid for the first 200 purchases.
For one month only Drumdrops will be offering the drum tracks album Route Seventy Sticks with a 50% discount. This drum tracks album was recorded using both of these kits and contains 32 drum tracks available to purchase as multi-tracks, stems, loops or practice tracks. To get 50% off any of these purchases use the voucher code 'routeseventy50'.
To learn more about the Ludwig Super Classic Kit BFD Pack and hear samples - head here.
To learn more about the 1970s Hayman Vibrasonic kit BFD Pack and hear sound samples - head here.
To learn more about Route Seventy Sticks and hear sound samples - head here.
To listen to drummer Tim Weller discussing the two kits - head here