EpiK DrumS is a deluxe collection of drumkit and groove instruments created with legendary producer and engineer, Ken Scott (The Beatles, Elton John, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Supertramp, etc.) and five iconic drummers known for their work on numerous original classic rock recordings. EpiK DrumS for BFD is designed specifically to replicate drum performances from a MIDI keyboard or electronic drumkit that offers a stunningly realistic emulation of an actual live drum session. EpiK DrumS has captured authentic vintage drum sounds from a diverse range of classic artists.
* Recorded by legendary producer and engineer Ken Scott * Five legendary drummers: Bill Cobham, Bob Siebenberg, Terry Bozzio, Woody Woodmansey, Rod Morgenstein and the 60's and 70's kits. * Superior quality drum recordings of individual hits * Multitrack recordings provide discrete mic tracks * The closest thing to a live drum recording session available for your computer - based production
If you want to create drum tracks for your music that sounds like you were in a top notch studio with world class drummer, EpiK DrumS is as close as it gets. Produced by legendary producer and engineer Ken Scott (The Beatles, Elton John, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Supertramp, etc.) and Sonic Reality, EpiK DrumS provides seamless integration into your own original tracks. EpiK DrumS contains amazing performances by five iconic drummers: Bill Cobham, Bob Siebenberg, Terry Bozzio, Woody Woodmansey and Rod Morgenstein. The diversity in these artists styles provides a rich variety to suit nearly any production that requires top notch live drumming.
EpiK DrumS for BFD2/3 includes seven advanced expressive drum kits (no grooves) in the style of artists such as David Bowie, Supertramp, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Dixie Dregs, Missing Persons, Elton John and The Beatles. The sound of EpiK DrumS is stunningly authentic. Sonic Reality hunted down the specific vintage gear used on the original albums that made Ken Scott and these legendary drummers famous and used that gear to record EpiK DrumS. With the recording equipment in place, an all star team including Drum Doctor Ross Garfield was assembled to gather and prepare the instruments for this production. Surgical detail was applied to every aspect of EpiK DrumS from the drum instruments themselves to the microphones to the preamps and outboard gear employed.
With the combination of a legendary producer and engineer, five renowned drummers, authentic recordings using the actual equipment from classic albums, EpiK DrumS is the closest thing to conducting a live drum recording session in a top notch studio with the best drummers in the world.
ABOUT KEN SCOTT
Ken Scott is a legendary British recording engineer and producer who recorded The Beatles, David Bowie, Elton John, Supertramp, Pink Floyd, Jeff Beck, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Billy Cobham, Duran Duran, Dixie Dregs, Missing Persons, Devo, Lou Reed, America, George Harrison and many other iconic artists in music history. He had his start in the 60s working as a Tape Op at Abbey Road Studios and from there went on to engineer and produce some of the most acclaimed albums of the 20th Century. Ken has recorded timeless songs such as "I Am The Walrus", "Rocket Man", "Ziggy Stardust", "Dreamer", "Walk On The Wild Side" and many others. One of the unique aspects of Ken’s career in music is the diversity of iconic styles he has been a part of from the 60’s to today… from the birth of Modern Rock ‘n’ Roll (Beatles) to Glam Rock (Bowie) to Fusion (Mahavishnu Orchestra) to New Wave (Missing Persons, Devo) and more. â€¨â€¨Ken Scott has collaborated with Sonic Reality to capture samples in a modern software instrument with some of the most sought after distinct character sounds he has recorded over the years. These are sounds that might otherwise be lost in history, but with the same great ears, technique and style Ken has preserved a sonic part of his legacy to bring inspiration to new musicians all over the world.
* Kick 1-2 * Snare 1-3 * Tom 1–5 * Ride * Crash 1-3 * China * Splash * Cowbell
Bob Siebenberg - 5.28GB
* Kick 1-2 * Snares: Main, Ludwig Deep, Modern Gretsch, Gretsch Round Badge, Ringy * Hat * Toms: 1 – 4 * 2 Timbales * Ride * Crashes: 17” and 20” * China * Splash
Bill Cobham - 6.61GB
* Kick 1 – 2 * Snares: Dampened, undampened, Pink Beefy * Hat * Toms: 1 – 7 * Crashes: 1, 2, AA Thin, HHX Stage, China
Terry Bozzio - 4.77GB
* Kick 1-2 * Snare * Hats 1 – 2 * Rototoms: 1 – 6 * Cymbals: Crash – Ride, Black Bell, China L, China R, Crash, B China under HH
Sixties Downbeat Kit - 2.6GB
* Kick * Snare * Hat * Tom 1-2 * Ride * Crash
Seventies EJ Kit - 6.23GB
* Kick * Snare * Hat * Tom 1-7 * Ride * Crash 1-2
This product requires an installed and registered copy of BFD2. Please note that your Sonic Reality EpiK BFD serial numbers will only authorize your Sonic Reality libraries. It will NOT serve as registration for the actual BFD2 software.