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AD2: Black Oyster

AD2: Black Oyster

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The Sound of 60s Pop

  • World-class drums and studio
  • Radio-ready presets
  • Perfect for: Prog Rock, Experimental

If you've been looking for the classic early 60s drum sounds of the British Invasion, your search is over. The Black Oyster kit has you covered.

With a carefully recorded Ludwig Black Oyster drum kit, you will have everything you need to get that early 60s sound made famous by Ringo and the Beatles. 30 production-ready presets provide instant access to vintage and modern production techniques.

A groovy Ringo Starr-inspired kit that takes you back to the days of The Beatles. This kit works perfectly for anything from early 60s Motown to the psychedelic pop of the late 60s. Medium sizes and coated heads give you a genuine pop sound that is period correct.

The included presets provide instant access to a inspiring sounds ranging from clean and pristine to distorted and heavily processed. Use presets as-is or easily tweak them to achieve a unique sound that's exactly right for your music.

Important note about the Addictive Drums 2 engine:

The Addictive Drums 2 engine is included with every Addictive Drums 2 ADpak and Bundle we sell.  In other words, this product does not require any other software to work and can be used by itself (in Standalone mode) or as a plugin within host music software.

For new users, that means this product is an entry-point into the world of Addictive Drums 2.  For existing Addictive Drums 2 users, this product is an expansion to their collection of extraordinary drum sounds.

Soundtrade Studios

Recorded clean and clear in the large room at Soundtrade Studios Studio 301 in Stockholm, famed for its sheer size and great acoustics, with a range of additional presets which can be tweaked to get this kit sounding exactly how you like.

Enhance the '60s vibe using Addictive Drums' post production features; making the drums mono, panning them all the way to one side and putting the percussion on the other, EQ the reverb, the sky's the limit.

Vintage Kit - Ludwig Black Oyster

Very few drum kits can be said to have changed the history of music, but in 1964, when the freshly arrived Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan show, with Ringo playing a Ludwig Black Oyster Pearl Drum set, future garage bands across america pricked up their ears, saved up their dollars, and Ludwig was soon having to run 3 shifts a day to keep up with production.

This authentic vintage kit sounds even better today, the shells having lost all of their water content, and been topped off with a full set of coated heads, giving extra resonance for that authentic early '60s pop sound. This ADpak is versatile enough to sit perfectly in the pocket when applied to Motown and later '60s Psychedelic Rock.


•    System:
o    PC:  Windows 7 or Windows 8     (32/64 bit)
o    Mac:  OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9         (32/64 bit)
o    2 GB RAM.  4GB or more recommended.
o    Approximately 700 MB of free disk space
o    High-speed Internet connection (during installation only)

•    Supported Formats:
o    VST         (32 and 64 bit)
o    AU         (32 and 64 bit)
o    AAX         (32 and 64 bit)
o    Standalone     (Windows and OS X)

•    Supported Hosts:
Addictive Drums 2 should work on any host that supports VST, AU, or AAX plugins.  XLN Audio actively tests Addictive Drums 2 on the following:
o    SONAR X2, X3
o    Pro Tools 10, 11
o    Cubase 5, 6, 7
o    Live 8, 9
o    Logic Pro 8, 9, X


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