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RiG: Urban Workstation

A complete rig of Instruments, Loops and Sound FX for Urban Production
RiG: Urban Workstation - A complete rig of Instruments, Loops and Sound FX for Urban Production
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Drums/Percussion , Guitar/Bass , Synth/Electronic , and Vocal
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Music Tech Magazine "9/10. A huge library of well-produced instruments, loops and hits with quick editing via a tasty custom Kontakt interface."  - Music Tech Magazine
SoundsAndGear "4.5/5! It's a really great library with plenty of useful sounds that will make any modern music producer happy, especially since they load almost instantly." 
"RIG: Urban Workstation is a welcome addition to the already rich tradition of production sounds from Big Fish Audio!! If you're an R&B and Hip Hop producer, welcome to your new addiction!! This is going to be your one stop, " go to" tool for your next chart topper."

Dapo Torimiro
(Justin Bieber, John Legend, Toni Braxton, Disney)

Big Fish Audio has been the industry leader in creating modern and edgy Hip Hop sample and loop libraries for years. At long last the perfect tool to get any amateur or seasoned Urban music producer the sounds they need for top of the line music production is here in RiG: Urban Workstation. Big Fish Audio has joined forces with the engineers at Vir2 to create a virtual instrument tailor-made for the hip hop and R&B producer. You don't have to weed through instrument after instrument to find the right sound since each instrument in RiG has been recorded and edited to create instant inspiration for you, the modern producer.

The easy to use RiG interface places all parameters right in front of you allowing you to quickly customize your sound to create that perfect fit for your next hit track. There are 11 tweakable fx on all instruments, including: EZ room, Hi Pass, Lo Pass, Compression, Stereo Modeller, Limiter, Phaser, Flanger, Chrorus, Reverb, and Delay.


RiG includes a custom synth step fx editor allowing limitless combinations of gate effects, arpeggios, sequenced pan effects, attack and decay, and low and hi pass filters.


You will also find a loop playback interface allowing you to access and edit individual slices of the included loops. The parameters you can edit are: Volume, Pitch, Reverse, Attack, Decay, Cutoff, and Resonance.


RiG contains over 1200 patches and 26GB of samples. Aside from multi-sampled instruments, RiG also contains a wide variety of loop-based instruments.

RiG is divided into seventeen main category folders: Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Drum Banks, Drum Loops, Electric Guitar, Ethnic, Horn Section, Keyboards, Orchestral Hits, Organs, Percussion and Harp, Percussion Loops, Piano, Sliced Loops, Strings, Synths and Vocals.

RiG is powered by the industry-leading Kontakt 4 engine. It is compatible with VST, AudioUnit, and RTAS (Pro Tools 8 & 9) plug-in formats, allowing it to work seamlessly within any major sequencer, in addition to standalone use on both an Intel Mac and PC.

Minimum System Requirements:

Mac: Intel Core Duo 1.66GHz or faster, 2GB of RAM, a DVD drive, and OS 10.5.x or higher.

PC: For Windows users, RiG requires Windows XP (latest service pack, 32 Bit), Windows Vista/Windows 7 (latest service pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or Intel Core Duo or AMD Athelon 64, a DVD drive, and 2 GB of RAM

The library requres approximately 15GB of disk space
Over 400 Instruments
Over 1200 Patches
Over 700 Loops
Custom Loop Editor
Synth Arpeggiator
Host Tempo Syncing
12 Included Main FX For All Instruments
Microtuning Control
Legato and Portamento
Volume Envelope Control

Instruments include:

Drum hits
Electric Guitars
Acoustic Guitars
Electric keys
Sliced loops
Drum loops
Orchestral Hits

Download RiG Patch list: RiG_patches_list.pdf

Download Sizes

Version Compressed Download Size
Kontakt Player 4/Kontakt 4/Plug-in Download includes
  Installation Instructions:  
  RIG Pt.1:  3 GB
  RIG Pt.2:  3 GB
  RIG Pt.3:  3 GB
  RIG Pt.4:  3 GB
  RIG Pt.5:  2.6 GB

*When ordering the download product from Big Fish Audio you will be given one or more links for each of your product purchases. The links will be active for 24 hours. During this time you should download the file and expand it. You can return to your Big Fish Audio account at any time and download your products. You will find your products in the "My Products" area of your account page.

License Agreement

The Following End User License Agreement is included with RiG: Urban Workstation. This License is only valid for the individual who has purchased an unopened, new and lawfully made copy of RiG: Urban Workstation from a dealer or distributor authorized by Big Fish Audio.

"The samples contained herein are licensed, not sold to you, the individual end user, by Big Fish Audio. This non-exclusive, non-transferable license is granted only to the individual end user who has purchased an unopened, new and lawfully made copy of this product from a dealer or distributor authorized by Big Fish Audio. All samples remain the property of Big Fish Audio and are licensed only for use in the creation of a live or recorded performance that includes the licensed samples as part of a derivative musical work created by the licensed end user. This license expressly forbids resale, rental, loan, gift or transfer of these samples in any format or via any medium, except as part of a derivative musical work. The samples may not be included, whether unmodified or as part of a derivative work, in any sample library product. Any unlicensed usage will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible under the law."

Music Tech Magazine | 9/10 Stars

We can weary of urban samples packs because their quantity is high and quality often low. But our ears pricked up when we heard that Big Fish Audio had joined forces with Vir2 to create this massive 26GB library with a custom Kontakt interface.

Although RiG comes on two...

Read Full Review | 4.5/5

So what is Rig? Sounds like a guitar library! When you first hear the name you may think it's a dedicated guitar library, but it's not.  It's a workstation, similar to keyboard workstations it comes with various sounds in all types of categories so that it aims to be a...

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