Aria Sounds releases London Symphonic Strings – First Violins

Aria Sounds London Symphonic Strings First Violins

Aria Sounds has announced the release of London Symphonic Strings – First Violins, an orchestral instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

The first part of the “London Symphonic Strings”; the “first violins”, boasting a huge range of articulations and techniques, as well as new scripting tech and possibilities. This is a must own, as either your perfect go-to string library for any composing needs, or as a considerable addition to your existing string palette. Recorded 24 bit at 48000Khz with four mic positions (Close, Main, Rigs and Room) in a wonderful sounding hall, LSS First Violins boasts the first user controllable slow gliss/slide patch, allowing you to perform long glissandos between any two notes, without the aid of synthesized pitch bends or artificial means, of course the essential patches, different types of legato and legato patches, less common articulations, and a collection of string sound percussive sounds, experimental sounds and builds.

The range of articulations is listed below, with many true legato patches, bowed/fingered legato, more varied types of detached notes, muted patches etc. Boasting a huge range of articulations and techniques, new scripting tech and possibilities available from a sample library, with a fantastic four mic positions, Close, Main (conductor position), Rigs, and Room.

The library is available for purchase for the introductory price of £29.99 GBP until February 11th, 2015 (RRP £49.99 GBP). Requires full version of Kontakt 4 and above.

More information: Aria Sounds / LSS – First Violins

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VST Buzz launches sale on Soloist Bundle by Aria Sounds

Aria Sounds Soloist Bundle

VST Buzz has announced a limited time sale on the Soloist Bundle by Aria Sounds, offering the orchestral instruments bundle for Native Instruments Kontakt at a 70% discount.

The “Solo Instrument Bundle” by Aria is a stunning collection of 4 solo instruments – the cello, violin, french horn and classical guitar. This diverse range of beautifully recorded instruments is perfect for a wide style of musical genres, and will add an incredible level of realism to your music.

From a lush and flexible violin, to a dark and brooding cello, a stunning classical guitar to brilliant sounding French horn, each instrument has a large range of articulations including pizzicato, legato, strumming etc. along with multiple dynamic levels and round robins.

The bundle is available from VST Buzz for £36.99 GBP until November 4th, 2014 (regular £123.30 GBP).

More information: VST Buzz

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Aria Sounds wants your ideas for its upcoming Orchestral Strings library

Aria Sounds has announced it is looking for ideas for its upcoming London Orchestral Strings sample library.

Aria Sounds London Orchestral Strings

We want all of you to tell us what features you want in our new orchestral strings library! This is an opportunity for you to have an orchestra of extremely skilled and experienced players, record your ideas in one of London’s marvellous halls. Just like us on Facebook, and get commenting your ideas!

All Ideas Are Welcome

We want to hear all your ideas – nothing is too bizarre – whether that means you want abstract mic positions, things played through guitar amps, new articulations that aren’t available with any existing libraries… Maybe you write in a specific genre, and you want us to record in a style that works for you! – get creative and let us know now!

Leave your comments at Aria Sounds’ Facebook page.

More information: Aria Sounds

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Catalyst cinematic percussion for Kontakt 70% off at VST Buzz

VST Buzz is offering a 70% discount on the Catalyst cinematic percussion library for Kontakt by Aria Sounds.

Aria Sounds Catalyst

Catalyst contains over twenty stunning cinematic percussion instruments including the Alfia, Big Floor Tom, Bodhran, Daf, Darbuka, Deep Bass Drum, Djembe, Floor Tom 2, Frame Drum, Gaia, Gong Cymbal, Indian Bells, Indian Frame Drum, Keys, Pandeiro, Riq, SFX Rims, Shakers, Sizzle Cymbal, Slammer, Snail, Tom Tom, Virus and Wreckage Drums!

The Catalyst library comes with a staggering FOUR mic positions to mix between (close, overheads, mid, and far mic positions) for ultimate control over the sound. Instruments are sampled with up to five round robins per note, with multiple velocity layers per note, for maximum realism and that extra human sounding quality. Each drum was sampled with different types of mallets/sticks, hard, soft, large, wood, etc, as well as trills and extra and even extended techniques included.

Catalyst is available from VST Buzz for $50 USD until June 3rd, 2014 (regular $170 USD).

More information: VST Buzz

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ARIA releases Catalyst for Kontakt

ARIA Sounds has announced the release of Catalyst, a high end sample library, with over twenty stunning cinematic percussion instruments.

ARIA Catalyst

The instrument is also compatible with both version 4 and 5 of Kontakt, unlike out other instruments, and comes with a staggering FOUR mic positions to mix between. These include close, overheads, mid, and far mic positions, for ultimate control over the sound.
Instruments are sampled with up to five round robins per note, with multiple velocity layers per note, for maximum realism and that extra human sounding quality.

Each drum was sampled with different types of mallets/sticks, hard, soft, large, wood, etc, as well as trills and extra and even extended techniques included.

The library is available for the introductory price of £39.99 GBP (regular £99.99 GBP).

More information: ARIA Sounds / Catalyst

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