Pettinhouse has released version 3.0 of its DirectGuitar sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
DirectGuitar 3.0 is an innovative 10Gb (the download is 3.5Gb) Stratocaster guitar for NI Kontakt 3 4 and 5 (No kontakt Player) direct recorded for amp simulator.
It means that the guitar has been recorded directly to the audio interface exactly like when you plug a real electric guitar into it. In this way you can add your favorite amp simulator such as NI Guitar Rig or Amplitube and shape the sound as you wish.
Changes in DirectGuitar 3.0
- Graphic user interface (GUI).
- Amp simulator with DRIVE, BASS, MID, HIGH plus GAINER and DRY button.
- Effects: Delay, Reverb, Phaser, Wah Wah controllable via Mod Wheel.
- 4 new patches: FunkyStrum, Powerchords, Staccato finger and pop-rock Strum.
- Speed knob to change the speed of the articulations.
- Improved layers and mapping. Improved intonation. Guide on board with the map of the key switches.
The sample library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $99 USD (regular $129 USD). DirectGuitar 1.x/2.x users can upgrade $49 for USD.
Pettinhouse has also announced a Summer Sale, offering up to 70% off sample library bundles, and single libraries are $69 USD each instead of $129 USD (excludes DirectGuitar).