Soniccouture has announced the release of Crowdchoir, a sample library created in collaboration with over 1,000 people.
The Crowdchoir project was an experiment in crowd-sourcing : We wondered if we could get hundreds of people all around the world to each sing one note from a 3 octave range – then layer these recordings in a sampler to create a unique vocal sound – a wash of different voices in different rooms in different countries.
The project was a great success – over 1000 people contributed to a final total that exceeded 4000 different notes.
The instrument is now finished, and available now in Kontakt, EXS & Ableton Live formats.
- 4000 individual crowd-sourced recorded notes from 1000 vocalists.
- 500 MB Library, in Kontakt 4 + 5, EXS24, Live formats.
- Polyphonic Legato function (KSP).
- 5 alternate round-robin layers for natural attack.
The library is available to purchase for 20 EUR / £20 GBP / $25 USD. All profits will be donated to The Red Cross. It is free to all contributors.