Retroplex

Retroplex

The Sound of Glam Rock

  • Authentic Ludwig "plexi" kit
  • Production-ready presets
  • Classic and modern sounds
$89.95

Glam rock rose and fell in the 1970s, but its impact on future styles is still being felt today. The Retroplex kit takes you back to the source.

The Retroplex kit captures the bold, outrageous drum sounds of legendary glam rock artists like David Bowie and Lou Reed in painstaking detail. Production-ready presets provide instant access to both vintage and modern production techniques.

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The acrylic see-through Vistalite drums became popular in the early 70s for their great looks, fast attack and clear sustain. Drumming legend Keith Moon (The Who) played live sets with an extra water-filled Vistalite floor tom used as a fish bowl!

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.

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Retroplex contains

Kick:
  • 22x16" Ludwig Vistalite
  • 24x16" Ludwig Vistalite
Snare:
  • 14x5" Ludwig Vistalite
Toms:
  • 12" Ludwig Vistalite
  • 13" Ludwig Vistalite
  • 14" Ludwig Vistalite
  • 16" Ludwig Vistalite
Cymbals:
  • 15" Zildjian Vintage Hihat
  • 17" Zildjian A Custom Crash
  • 18" Zildjian A Thin Crash
  • 18" Zildjian K Custom Dark Crash
  • 22" Zildjian K Constantinople Medium Ride
Extras:
  • Meinl Double Steel Tambourine
  • Meinl Steel Bell Large Cowbell