Best Service has announced that it is now distributing Liquid Notes, the first software assistant for composers, produced by the Vienna company Re-Compose.
Without difficulty, Liquid Notes, the music production tool that assists you with chords, scales, and harmonic movement makes the theory of harmony accessible, pretty much without restriction.
Just import a MIDI file into Liquid Notes and hit play. Liquid Notes routes the MIDI data back to your sequencer, using all software instruments of your original arrangement. The software will not interfere with your style, handwriting, or emotional message. It simply lets you try out new ideas for your compositions within the vast framework of chords and scales. Liquid Notes delivers suggestions, the final outcome is completely up to you.
Re-Compose Liquid Notes is now distributed worldwide by Best Service.
Liquid Notes features
Multi-track control over chord types, functions, and tensions.
Intelligent harmony progression management.
LN Live corrects wrong notes as you are playing them.
Growing selection of music templates in various styles.
Plays through the software instruments of your preferred sequencer.
Built-in synthesizers for sequencer-independent operation.
Standalone application (stay independent from operating system and sequencer type): No VST, AU or RTAS required *.
Works on Windows and Mac OS X.
Connects to any sequencer (Cubase, Logic, Live **, Pro Tools, Sonar, etc.).
Supports live performance.
Liquid Notes is available from Best Service for MSRP 159 EUR/£139 GBP/$175 USD.
Best Service has announced Forest Kingdom II, an updated version of the sample library featuring ancient sounds from ancient civilizations.
Forest Kingdom II the sequel to the award winning Best Service sample library Forest Kingdom by Eduardo Tarilonte, creator of “Era”, “Desert Winds” , “Epic World” and many more. Forest Kingdom II is a unique sample library inspired by Nature. It is the sound of forests and jungles and the sound of Mother Nature in one magic sample library!
Bigger than ever, Forest Kingdom II gives you 300 patches, 430 unique MIDI files and 12.665 individual samples, more than 11 GB of flutes, harps, percussion, fantasy creatures, voices and sonic landscapes. Never sampled wind instruments recall ancient times, unheard percussion instruments inspire with a deep and authentic ethnic sound.
New in Forest Kingdom II
100 new patches, more than 300 patches now.
7 new amazing wind instruments, some never sampled before.
21 new percussion instruments.
A beautiful music box.
300 inspiring and editable performance midi grooves giving you three and a half hours of complete musical inspiration.
130 midi files for percussion instruments.
70 new soundscapes.
New enhanced GUI for all patches.
Forest Kingdom II is available to purchase for MSRP 249 EUR/£199 GBP/$269 USD. Existing Forest Kingdom users can upgrade for MSRP 99 EUR/£79 GBP/$109 USD.
Cinematique Instruments 2 is consequently following the path taken with Vol.1, released in 2010 but steadily improving sound quality, adding deep sampling and enhanced editing possibilities.
Cinematique Instruments Vol.2 contains fascinating, new stringed instruments like a Banjo, Bowed Guitars, bowed acoustic guitars and basses, German Monochord, a wood box with 25 identically tuned strings. The Guitar Harmonics section offers a complete section of flageolet sounds from different acoustic guitars and basses. Also aboard are a Double Bass Harmonica, a Huge Tuning Fork, an Alto Glockenspiel and the new Experimental Box 2, a new edition of experimental sounds, recorded in a blacksmith’s workshop and a cellar crammed with old tools.
Don’t think we forgot the creative sound tools with weird names like Cement, Clap Trak, Geiger Counter, Jetlag and Chameleon in Vol. 2. These special rhythm add-ons, sequencers, multilayered sampler and pattern generators are using Best Service Engines step sequencer and arpeggiator to inspire. Last but not least there is a selection of fine synth sounds named Sägezahn, an Upright Piano and a revamped Zeitter & Winkelmann piano.
With this exclusive and unique collection of new instruments, Cinematique Instruments makes it very clear that they are closer than ever to creating the most modern and inspiring instruments for your compositions, making Vol. 2 the perfect complement for your existing Vol. 1.
Cinematique Instruments 2 is available from Best Service for MSRP 199 EUR / £159 GBP / $219 USD.
Best Service has announced the release of Engine 2.1, featuring full 64-bit cross-platform support.
Best Service is excited to announce the immediate release of Engine 184.108.40.206. This new version brings a couple of really great new features and a lot of minor bug fixes. One of the new exciting features being the AU and VST 64-bit OS X support.
From now Engines memory access is not limited any more to 4GB. Use a 64-bit sequencer to take full advantage of your computers RAM and load as many Best Service Engine instruments as you like (and your computer can handle).
Changes in Engine v220.127.116.11
Added 64 Bit Support for OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8.
Improved Memory Management.
VST Gui updated to 3.6 for better mouse handling [Mac 64bit only].
Enhanced directory/file structure management. It´s now possible to use UNC Path and special characters [PC].
Enhanced/Improved Convolution Reverb.
Enhanced/Improved Midi processing.
Fixed some bugs in the E-License Manager [Mac].
Fixed some minor bugs.
Fixed split keyboard function.
Fixed some bugs in the midi learn function.
Fixed virtual keyboard.
Engine 2.1 is now available to download at Best Service, free of charge.
The library is now based on Kontakt Player 5 and offers a completely reworked user interface as well as phase synchronized samples for perfect blending between velocities.
CHH Pro Complete is the most complete virtual-instrument library of Brass & Woodwind instruments for Jazz, Pop, Big-Band, Funk production but also to spice up your cinematic and orchestral tracks. With CHH Complete you get 54 Solo- and 32 Section-Instruments, partitioned in four volumes which contain different groups of instruments perfectly matching each other.
All versions are available as downloads or on a 64GB USB Stick, allowing instant installation.
Articulation settings of Chris Hein Horns Pro for Kontakt.
New in Chris Hein Horns Pro Complete
New C-Flute Instrument.
All new Graphical User Interface.
Phase synchronized samples for perfect blending between velocities.
Extremely customizable Articulation Presets including copy paste feature.
New Key-Switch preset management.
New flexibel Hot-Key management.
Articulations can be unloaded to save memory.
Speed Change for all articulations.
Five different Velocity X-Fade Modes.
Velocity Fade Filter.
New Effects: Attack Shapes, Air, Noise, Release Effects.
16 new Convolution Impulses for Reverb.
Two independent, intelligent LFO-Vibrato types.
iPad & iPhone real time remote controller.
Chris Hein Horns Pro Complete is available for MSRP 649 EUR / $699 USD / £519 GBP. The upgrade from any CHH single volume is 349 EUR / $389 USD / £279 GBP, and a crossgrade from CHH Compact is 499 EUR / $539 USD / £399 GBP.