Tony Royster Jr.

A child prodigy that became the king of drums.


It takes a true prodigy to be boundless. Labels like precision, feel, and power are often contradictory, but all of them describe the icon that is Tony Royster Jr.

From winning drum competitions as a child to becoming the backbone of some of the world's largest artists, a lifetime of experience and experimentation has developed his signature sound.

Tasked with turning such a vast skillset into a virtual instrument, we aimed for it to breathe and feel natural; finesse, wide-open sounds and focused tones have become the focal point of this library, and truly does justice to who Tony is as a player.

A unique library that excels in pop, hip-hop, trap and so much more, we present to you MixWave: Tony Royster Jr.

Ready to go

Have Tony's production perfect kit out of the box. 

Featuring 13 drums with 6 snare drum options and an array of 11 cymbals, sampled and mixed at MixWave Studios.

Full control

Go from completely raw samples to mix-ready drums with one click using the fully featured and intuitive mixer-style interface.

Dial in pre-mixed reverbs, or built-in master channel fx including a compressor, EQ, and tape saturation.

...and even more

With an unrivaled amount of features, tools, and controls at your fingertips, MixWave: Tony Royster Jr. can live up to any task.

MixWave | Made for Kontakt Player

Built for Kontakt - No Additional Software Needed

MixWave | NKS - Native Kontrol Standard

Compatible with Native Instruments Hardware

The making of.

Behind-the-scenes of the Tony Royster Jr. sessions.

The kit

Brand: DW*
Model: Collectors Series

Instrument list & details

22 x 16" DW Kick

14 x 6.5" DW Black Brass Snare
14 x 6.5" DW Aluminum Snare
14 x 5.5" DW Maple Snare
14 x 6.5" DW Galaxy Snare
13 x 3" DW Brass Piccolo Snare
10 x 6" DW Popcorn Snare

8 x 2.5" DW Design Series Piccolo Tom
8 x 5" DW Design Series Concert Tom
10 x 7" DW Rack Tom
12 x 8" DW Rack Tom
16 x 14" DW Floor Tom
20 x 2.5" DW Design Series Pancake Gong Tom

Stick Clicks
15” Zildjian K Sweet Hi-hats
10" Zildjian K Splash (x2)

19" Zildjian Dark Crash Thin
20" Zildjian K Sweet Crash
20" Zildjian Oriental Crash of Doom

20" Zildjian K Ride

19" Zildjian K Sweet Crash & 10" Zildjian Spiral Stacker (Stack)
10" Zildjian A Custom EFX Splash
11", 12", 13" Zildjian Concept Shop Trap Stack
15" Zildjian Azuka Latin Multi-Crash & 14" Zildjian A Custom EFX Splash & 14" Zildjian Trashformer (Stack)
20" Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash & 18" Zildjian K EFX Crash (Stack)

*All other manufacturers’ product names are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with MixWave.

Take a listen

MixWave: Tony Royster Jr.

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Piccolo Snare FX

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Wood & Popcorn Snare

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Brass & Piccolo Snare

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Galaxy Snare

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Aluminum Snare

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Electronic FX

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What's included

Kontakt instrument

A Kontakt instrument that is always ready to go the moment inspiration strikes. Easily bring your ideas to life with the libary's clean layout and intuitive interface.

Trigger files

A library of drum replacement files for use with Slate Trigger. Replace, layer, or blend with a live recorded drum performance using either the fully mixed or completely unprocessed drum shell .TCI files.

I've never been more floored by a drum library right out of the gate than I was when I hit a snare sample in MixWave drums.

Brandon Paddock

Producer (The Used, Panic at The Disco, Elle King, Avril Lavigne, Betty Who, Daughtry, The Night Game)

The quality and care put into the sampling of each individual element, plus the more "finished" sound they provide right out of the gate, soars far above anything I've used in the past.

Royce Whittaker

Musician/Musical Director (Megan Thee Stallion, The Midnight, Jupiter Winter)

MixWave drums are not only great for composing demos, but are more than capable of sounding amazing on a finished product. I've never really been satisfied with any virtual instrument for programming drums until now. Game changer for sure!

Spencer Sotelo

Vocalist/Producer (Periphery)

System requirements

macOS 10.13 to 13 (Latest Update)
Windows 7 to 11 (Latest Update)
Kontakt Player (Free) or Kontakt 6.5.3 and above
Native Access 2
Kontakt comes in VST / AU / AAX / Standalone
Native Instruments Account (Free)
For more system requirements information, visit our Support Page.

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