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 18.104.22.168. 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 v22.214.171.124
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.
Soundorder is well known for professional sounddesign (soundsets & samples) and does concentrate on „up-to-date“ sounds which are used in these days top productions. Their soundsets and samples are fresh and very inspiring. The new “Production Tools” series they created is an innovative highlight that focuses a totally new concept of the working process.
Production Tools Vol 6 comes with 35 brand new construction kits for Progressive / Trance / Tech Trance. Covering bangin drums, cutting edge leads, fat basses, wide pads, synths and sound effects. Every tool kit is split up into loops and single samples. For full creative access the producers have also included synth- & sampler presets as well as midi files for every single track! Feel free to change the tool kit to something completely different according to your taste! To adjust the tempo quickly to your needs, all Wav loops are available in Apple Loops and REX format. Full access to every sound and the possibility to freely modify kits, makes this collection something really special and outstanding on the market – Get your own hands on the sound of tomorrow!
Production Tools Vol 6 features
More than 5.5 GB of content.
includes 35 Production Tool Kit’s including single samples (drums/sounds), multi formatted instruments (KONTAKT, EXS24, KEYMAP, REASON, STRUCTURE) incl. midi files.
Pre-Arranged song ideas for each kit.
The sample library is available to purchase for 79 EUR.
Best Service has announced the release of Era Medieval Legends, a sound library by Eduardo Tarilonte.
Welcome to “Era Medieval Legends” another library from Eduardo Tarilonte the maker of renowned libraries like Forest Kingdom, Desert Winds, Epic World and more. Era is a unique sample library featuring a huge set of historical instruments.
All you have been waiting for your Medieval, Renaissance or Fantasy musical production in one virtual instrument.
From plucked, wind, reed, bowed, key and percussion multi sampled instruments to an inspiring collection of magical soundscapes to push your music to the next level. With over 10 GB of 44kh-24bits samples, Era features 45 instruments (30 melodic and 15 percussion) and more than 100 soundscapes. A total of 170 patches.
Era Medieval Legends is available to purchase for MSRP 199 EUR/£159 GBP/$219 USD.
SoundsOnline has announced that Best Service’s multi-format sound library Peking Opera Percussion by Yellow River Sound has arrived to the US market.
Building on the success of Gu Zheng, this is the second virtual instrument from Yellow River Sound who specialize in reproducing traditional Chinese instruments with authentic detail.
Peking Opera Percussion is a collection of high quality drum and percussion instruments used in traditional Chinese Opera, especially the Peking Opera, one of the cultural treasures of China, and Kunqu Opera, known as the “teacher” or “mother” of a hundred operas. This 3GB library also includes other percussions instruments commonly used in contemporary Chinese music, such as a 4 feet high drum, played in solo and ensemble performances, various gongs and cymbals and the unique Bianzhong, an ancient Chinese instrument found at the tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng and dated back to 433 BC, consisting of a set of bronze bells that were hung in a wooden frame and struck with a mallet.
Peking Opera Percussion is produced with top notch sampling, editing and programming by local Chinese producers who have a natural understanding of their culture and a sole passion to express the true quality of Chinese instruments. Peking Opera Percussion incorporates Best Service Engine 2, giving users an easy to use interface and real-time control over essential parameters, as well as a number of playable MIDI templates to help users navigate the intricate rhythm patterns of traditional Chinese opera.
Peking Opera Percussion is available to purchase for MSRP $139 USD.