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Kurt Ballou Signature Series Drums

Natural, aggressive drums recorded by Kurt Ballou at the legendary God City Recording studio in Salem, MA
featuring MIDI grooves by Ben Koller of Converge / Mutoid Man

INSTANT DIGITAL DOWNLOAD - $89

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Features:

  • Recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou at God City Recording
  • MIDI grooves by Ben Koller of Converge / Mutoid Man
  • 26 individual kit pieces
  • Full microphone bleed
  • DAW multi-out for every microphone position
  • Over 18,700 individual samples
  • Effects rack based on Kurt's gear at God City Recording
  • Mix-ready presets by Kurt Ballou
  • Fully Kontakt Player compatible (no demo-mode timeouts)

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"Making of" video

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Ben Koller "Converge - Dark Horse" playthrough video

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Video Manual

Part 1: Overview

Part 2: Kit Setup

Part 3: Presets

Part 4: Mixer

Part 5: Master FX

System Requirements:

Mac: OS X 10.11, 10.12 or 10.13 (latest update), Intel i5 or better processor.
Windows: Win 7, 8 or 10 (latest service pack, 32/64 bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD AthlonTM 64 X2

4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
10 GB free hard drive space

A high-speed Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher is required to download and activate this product. Once installed and activated, the product can be used offline.

Supported Plug-In Formats:

Kontakt Player:
Mac OS X: (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
Windows (32/64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, AAX

Drum List

SNARES

God City Instruments

6"x14" Titanium w/ triple flange hoops

God City Instruments

5.5x14" Titanium w/ triple flange hoops

God City Instruments

7"x13" Titanium w/ wood hoops

Yamaha 80s Rock Tour Custom

8"x14" Mystery wood w/ triple flange hoops

KICKS

Yamaha Recording Custom

14"x24" Birch w/ wood hoops

Slingerland Vintage

14x24" Mystery wood w/ wood hoops

TOMS

Tempus Rack Tom 10

10"x10" Fiberglass w/ triple flange hoops

Tempus Rack Tom 12

10x12" Fiberglass w/ triple flange hoops

Tempus Floor Tom 14

14"x14" Fiberglass w/ triple flange hoops

Tempus Floor Tom 16

16"x16" Fiberglass w/ triple flange hoops

Tempus Floor Tom 18

16"x18" Fiberglass w/ triple flange hoops

MISC

Splash Cymbal

UFIP 10" Splash Cymbal

China Cymbal

UFIP 18" China Cymbal

CRASH CYMBALS

*based on

Swiss Classic Crash 18"

Paiste Formula 602 18" Crash

Swiss 2K2 Crash 18"

Paiste 2002 18" Crash

Swiss Classic Crash 20"

Paiste Formula 602 20" Crash

Swiss 2K2 Crash 20"

Paiste 2002 20" Crash

Canadian Unique Crash 20"

Sabian V Vault 20" Crash

Turkish Quick Crash 18"

Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash 18"

Turkish Custom Crash 19"

Zildjian A Custom 19" Crash

Turkish Medium Crash 20"

Zildjian A Medium 19" Crash

HI HATS

Swiss Classic Hats

Paiste Formula 602 15" Hi Hats

Turkish Dark Hats

Zildjian K 14" Hi Hats

RIDE CYMBALS

Canadian Dry Ride 21"

Sabian 21" Raw Bell Dry Ride

Swiss Big Beat Ride 22"

Paiste 22" Giant Beat Ride

Turkish Large Bell Ride 21"

Zildjian 21" Megabell Ride

Mic List

SOURCE

MICROPHONE

POSITION

PRE AMP

Kick In

Shure Beta 91a

Inside Kick Drum

Daking

Kick Out

AKG D112

Kick Resonant Head

Chandler LTD-1

Kick Sub

Yamaha Subkick

Kick Resonant Head

Universal Audio 6176

Snare Top

Shure Unidyne 57

Snare Top Head

Daking

Snare Bottom

Beyerdynamic M201

Snare Bottom Head

Chandler Germanium

Rack Tom 1

Josephsen e22s

Top Head

Daking

Rack Tom 2

Josephsen e22s

Top Head

Daking

Floor Tom 1

Josephsen e22s

Top Head

Daking

Floor Tom 2

Josephsen e22s

Top Head

Daking

Hats

AKG 451

Spot Hats

Chandler TG Channel

Ride

AKG 451

Spot Ride

Chandler TG Channel

Overheads

sE RN17

Spaced Pair 4' Over Kit

TB 23N

Near Room

AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon

6' In Front of Kit

Thermionic Culture Earlybird

Far Room

Soundelux E49

Spaced Pair in Adjacent Live Room

Soundelux E49

* All product names used are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Room Sound, LLC. These trademarks are used solely to identify the products whose sounds were studied during the development of the virtual instrument.