Jay Asher rarely feels unhappy about his existing audio tools... but then StrumMaker IV found its way into his studio. It includes two Kontakt instruments for strummed and non-strummed guitar parts.
Following on from their popular Gravity instrument release is Vocalise featuring over 4 GB of characterful human voice-based pads and phrases formed from over 750 sound sources.Â It sounds incredible.
It seems all good things must come to an end. And it's time to say goodbye to Sample Logic's AIR Expanded, Elements EXP & Synergy X, but not without 75% discount on all three before they go!
Joe Trupiano takes us behind the scenes to uncover the concepts, techniques & tech that go into creating Sample Logic's innovative Kontakt instruments used in film, TV, game and music production.
Kontakt has become one of the most popular and respected software samplers for modern musicians. If you're relatively new to Kontakt then these 5 steps will get you up and running in no time.
Sample Logic's Gamelan is more than well-recorded samples from Skywalker Sound Studios... fusing the best of synthetic and acoustic and combined with the step animator, Gamelan is something special.
Recorded at the world-famous Skywalker Sound Studios, Sample Logic have released a new premium instrument for Kontakt, Gamelan. Expect cinematic-quality atmospheres, loops & melodic instruments.
Following up their hugely popular, ground breaking REV instrument, Output are back with REV X-Loops. All the power of the REV engine with completely new content.
The big release from Sonicsmiths is The Foundry. They tell us this Kontakt instrument is designed to let you create sounds that are uniquely yours and therefore break free from presets.
There's three Gitchee instruments currently on offer from Audiomodern, and they're pleased to let us know all three have received free updates that go beyond interface changes.
Strezov Sampling releases Distort 2 for Native Instruments Kontakt 5 Sampler. Designed for composers with MIDI keyboards who want to play guitar riffs more easily, Distort 2 includes Distort 1 & more.
Heavyocity's AEON has loops and sounds that are ready to roll into your productions. However, should you want to give them a further twist there's plenty of scope using the filters and effects.
Strezov Sampling has recently released Macabre Solo Strings, an expressive and lyrical first chair Violin, Viola and Cello software instrument for NI Kontakt. Lynda Arnold discovers how emotive it is.
Happy days for anyone with a copy of NI Kontakt. The kind folks over at Output have released a lite version of their latest, inspiring Kontakt Instrument, SIGNAL, for free.
Native Instruments have released two new Kontakt instruments in their new Symphony Series: Brass Solo and Brass Ensemble. Both can be purchased individually, or you can get them as a collection.