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BOLDER Sounds releases DIY Music Box

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BOLDER Sounds DIY Music Box

BOLDER Sounds has released DIY Music Box, a free sound library featuring a DIY music box.

This Bolder FREE Sound features a D.I.Y. (do it yourself) music box mechanism was sampled mounted to a beautiful 4 string alto guitar acting as a resonator. The D.I.Y. mechanism has a 2 octave diatonic range in the key of Ab, all 15 pitches were sampled.

A second music box mechanism was used to create layers which can be controlled via velocity or the modulation wheel. Each of the individual music box mechanisms are also presented as instruments unto themselves.

DIY Music Box is available in Kontakt 2 and EXS24 formats.

Visit BOLDER Sounds for more information.

  • r.Haze

    hey there,
    i was flipping thru random music box images and came to this pic of the guitar…i had the same idea a little while back, and thought i just had to say hey seeing as we must have crossed conceptual paths at some point..
    would you mind explaining a little more on how it uses the strings, or is there maybe a sound/video clip somewhere i could see?
    ~rH

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