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VINTAGE VIBE is a collection of multi-sampled instruments that captures the great retro sounds of the 1960s and 1970s.

The list of instruments ranges from rare, collectible, and even one-of-a-kind pieces to cheap knock-offs and banged-up stuff found in junkyards. Instruments weren't included just because they were rare or expensive. Instead, they were chosen because they sounded cool, and had a unique character: a "vibe" that's often absent from the "meticulously recorded, "pristine" sampled instruments of today.

The drum sets in VINTAGE VIBE are live and open: snares crack and ring and toms thunder, untamed by gates or compressors. Keyboards were sampled clean and through old amps, yielding sounds ranging from "classic" to "borderline psychotic" (see the Filthy Wurlitzer patch). Basses and guitars were set-up to replicate a variety of retro sounds and styles from many musical genres. And for good measure, we even included a psychedelic staple of the late 1960's, the electric sitar.
Retro sounds of the 1960s and 1970s
Rock, R&B, Soul, Funk, Country, and Jazz
Drum sets, snares, high hats, cymbals, percussion keyboards, guitars, and basses
1958 Rogers Mardi Gras Holiday Set
1960s Gretch 3-Ply Wood Jazz Set
1970 Ludwig Butcher Block Jazz Set
1974 Ludwig Vistalite Tequila Sunrise Set
1978 Rogers Fusion Set
1984 XP8 Rogers Tobacco Sunburst Set

1915 Ludwig & Ludwig 7x 14 snare
1915-1920 Slingerland 5.5 x 14 Snare
1935 Slingerland Broadcaster 6.5 x 14 Snare
1935 Rogers Daisy Brand 6.5 x 14 Snare
1940s Slingerland Radio King Cloud Badge 6.5 x 14 Snare
1960s Rogers Dynasonic 6.5 x 14 Chrome on Brass Snare
1970s Ludwig 6.5 x 14 Vistalite Snare
1975 Ludwig Super-Sensitive 6.5 x 14 Snare
Late 1970s/early1980s Sonar 3.5 x 14 Soprano Snare
1990s Yamaha Steve Gadd signature 4 x 14 Snare

1950s 20" Zildjian K Crash Cymbal
1950s 20" Zildjian K Ride Cymbal
1940s 21" Zildjian K Ride Cymbal with rivets
1920s 17" Zildjian Ride Cymbal
1920s 13" Zildjian Splash Cymbal
1920s 16" Zildjian Crash Cymbal
1970s 22" Zildjian K Ride Cymbal with rivets
1970s 22" Zildjian K Ride Cymbal
1970s 22" Zildjian Ride
1970s 20" Zildjian Constantinople Ride Cymbal
1980s 22" Zildjian Ride Cymbal
22" Zildjian A Dry Complex Ride
1950s 16" Zildjian Crash-Ride Cymbal
1920s 16" Zildjian Ride Cymbal
1980s 17" Zildjian Crash Cymbal
1980s 10" Sabian Splash Cymbal
1970s Zildjian K Splash
2005 22" Zildjian Ride Cymbal
1970s 16" Zildjan China Cymbal

1970s Zildjian 15" High Hat Cymbals
1970s Zildjian 14" Constantinople High Hat Cymbals
1968 Zildjian 13" High Hat Cymbals
1970s Zildjian 12" High Hat Cymbal

Percussion Kit

Hohner Clavinet
Hammond M-3:
1960s Wurlitzer 720:
Fender Starmaster Organ
Vox Continental
Farfisa Combo Compact
Emenee Organ
Fender Rhodes Bass Keyboard
Wurlitzer Tube Electric Piano.
73-key Fender Rhodes Suitcase Model
1949 Hammond CV Organ

1962 Fender Telecaster
1962 Fender Stratocaster
1968 Les Paul Custom
Guild Acoustic High-Strung
Kent Guitar
Rogue Sitar Guitar
Kent Hollowbody Electric

1962 Fender Precision Bass
1962 Fender Jazz Bass
1960s Rickenbacker Bass
1960s Guild Starfire
1950s Gibson EB2 Bass
1960s Hagstrom Bass
Mutron Bass
Psychedelic Fuzz Bass
1970s Univox Hi-Flier Bass

Refill version includes
20 Bass Combinator patches and 7 NN-XT patches
21 Drum Combinator patches and 63 NN-XT patches
31 Guitar Combinator patches and 14 NN-XT patches
51 Keyboard Combinator patches and 25 NN-XT patches
5 Percussion Combinator patches and 2 NN-XT patches

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