Wavesfactory has announced the release of Guzheng, a virtual guzheng instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.
The Guzheng is a Chinese plucked zither, ancestor of several Asian instruments such as the Japanese koto, the Mongolian Yatga and the Korean gayageum. It has 21 strings and movable bridges.
- 5 articulations: fingers, pick, stick, bow and ebow.
- Up to 4x round robin and 4 velocity layers.
- Scripted realistic tremolo effect, control its velocity and intensity naturally and musically.
- Pitch wheel affects to the last played note without affecting the rest, like in the real instrument when players press the string on the other side of the bridge to make pitch bend and vibrato.
- 2.29 GB installed (Stereo WAV files, 44.1KHz 24bit).
The library is available to purchase for 9.95 EUR.
More information: Wavesfactory / Guzheng
Glitchmachines has announced its Holiday Sale, offering a 30% discount on its products for a limited time.
Happy Holidays from Glitchmachines!
We’ve had a fantastic 2013 and want to thank you for your ongoing support.
From now through January 1, Save 30% on all purchases in your cart (excludes Polygon).
Use coupon code: GMHOLIDAY2013
We wish you a safe and happy Holiday season and we look forward to revealing lots of exciting products planned for 2014.
More information: Glitchmachines
Goldbaby has launched DFS Blue, a virtual synthesizer instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt and Logic EXS-24.
Goldbaby is a huge fan of hybrid analog/digital synths. This pack was lovingly sampled from some of these amazing instruments: PPG Wave 2.2, DSI Prophet 12, Ensoniq SQ80, Kawai K3m, Mutable Instruments Shruthi-1 and the Oto Biscuit (Der Oto). 1.5 GB of samples lovingly recorded through high end studio equipment.
The EXS24 version has plenty of patches and these patches can be edited further using EXS-24 extensive synth like controls.
The Kontakt version has a very useful GUI with plenty of synth controls to customize the sounds and also has a great little sequencer!
DFS Blue features
- 264 patches for EXS-24 / Kontakt 5.
- 2021 wav samples (24 bit, 1.5 GB).
- Kontakt version includes custom GUI with synth controls & sequencer.
- Requires Logic Pro 9.1 or higher, Kontakt 5 full version.
The sample library is available to purchase for $49 USD.
More information: Goldbaby / DFS Blue
Sample Logic has announced Waterharp 2, a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Waterharp 2 is an entirely new collection of over 550 breathtaking instruments and multis that will truly blow you out of the water.
Weighing in at 2.5 gigabytes, “WH2″ not only includes amazing, ready-to-play, sampled Waterphone ensembles, but focusses heavily on score-ready morphed instruments.
In addition, “WH2″ comes with all of the original “Waterharp” instruments, re-engineered, re-morphed, and enhanced to a whole new level with unlimited sonic control.
Waterharp 2 features
- 2.5 GB (Direct Download).
- 550+ Instruments & Multis.
- Includes Ambience (113), Arpeggiated (22), Hit Ensembles (18), Impacts (79), Tempo-Synced Rhythms (145), Melodics (22), Stingers (78), Transitions (46), Multis (37).
The library is available to purchase for $99.99 USD.
More information: Sample Logic / Waterharp 2
The Drum Broker has introduced The Synth Immaculate, a sample pack by MSXII Sound Design.
The Synth Immaculate boasts a colorful array of hand selected sounds by the MSXII. Locked in a room full of instruments such as the Korg Sigma, Polymoog, Sequential Circuit Prophet 5, Arp axxe, and more, there were only 2hrs to sample and grab as much audio from these timeless machines!
The result is an all exclusive peek into some unique, creative, and downright DISRESPECTFUL sounds! Furthermore, gritty synths, incredibly low subs, and beautifully sprinkled arpeggios dominate this kit!
The Synth Immaculate features
- 48k/24bit hand-selected sounds from vintage keyboards [Korg Sigma, Arp Axxe, Polymoog, Octave Cat + more].
- No added compression, limiting, or coloring of sound to preserve original state.
- Royalty free patches organized by instrument.
- Bonus unheard breaks and fills from MSXII Sound Design.
The sample pack is available from the Drum Broker for $24.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / The Synth Immaculate