NoiseGuild releases 24ToneGongs 1: Mallets&Sticks for Kontakt

NoiseGuild 24ToneGongs 1: Mallets&Sticks

NoiseGuild has announced the release of 24ToneGongs 1: Mallets&Sticks, an orchestral gong instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Varying from 70 – 6 cm in diameter, this is a 4 octave spanning, tuned orchestral gong collection.

Meticulously sampled in an anechoic room with up to 10 x roundrobin and 8 velocity layers in lots of different articulations. Mysterious & different, yet well tuned and chromatically playable!

24ToneGongs 1: Mallets&Sticks features

  • 8 Deep sampled articulations using different mallets and strike positions.
  • Real anechoic recordings translate in a very clean sound with no room reflections, because of this the gongs can be convincingly placed in various venues using your reverb of choice. No reverb on reverb sound.
  • GongMachine: The GongMachine plays back organic sounding complex patterns using different articulations.
  • New Performance features: the pedal clamps and unclamps the gongs, using recorded multiple round robin real samples of those actions.
  • 7800 Samples, 24 Gb uncompessed, 5.5 Gb compressed.

The library is available for the introductory price of 159 EUR until October 8th, 2014 (regular 200 EUR). A purchase during the introductory period also includes a voucher for 20% discount on the 2nd and 3d 24ToneGongs libraries.

More information: NoiseGuild / 24ToneGongs 1: Mallets&Sticks

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NoiseGuild announces 24ToneGongs Vol.1: Mallets&Sticks for Kontakt

NoiseGuild has announced the Mallets&Sticks, the first 24ToneGongs series instrument library for Native Instrument Kontakt.

24ToneGongs, a massive collection of exotic and different sounding tuned gongs, recorded in an anechoic chamber.

14000+ samples, Recorded and programmed by NoiseGuild.

Watch the Teaser below, all sounds in this teaser apart from the logo at the beginning are from the 3 libraries!

The first volume of the 24ToneGongs library – Mallets&Sticks – will be available early September, 2014.

More information: NoiseGuild

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Dream Audio Tools releases Dream Circle for Kontakt

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Dream Audio Tools has announced the release of Dream Circle, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt featuring hits and effect captured from a small handmade brass gong.

Dream Audio Tools Dream Circle

Dream Circle captures the beautiful nuances of a small handmade brass gong, recorded using Hammer, Sticks, Metals and Brushes. Hits, athmospheric effects, tempo synced patterns, tuned and playable patches, reverses, swells and more.

All patches and sounds including Dream Audio Tools signature sonic research and accuracy.

Dream Circle features

  • All samples are 24 bit/48 Khz.
  • 39 designed .nki patches including 2 full sets and 2 extra sets.
  • 650 Mbytes of recorded material.
  • Round robins for hammer, stick, metal and brush hits.
  • Recorded in vintage equipped studio.
  • Designed effect variations activable.

The soundset is available to purchase for 19.90 EUR. Requires full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 4.2.3 or above.

More information: Dream Audio Tools

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Patchpool releases Alchemistry Metallurgy for Alchemy

Patchpool has announced the release of Alchemistry Metallurgy, a soundset for the Alchemy software synthesizer by Camel Audio.

Patchpool Alchemistry Metallurgy

The soundset Alchemistry Metallurgy for Alchemy is the first in a series focussing on specific materials and single instruments.

The set contains 57 patches with 8 variations each in the Remix Pad and focusses on metallic sounds derived from real instruments, metal objects and industrial field recordings. This patch collection keeps the balance between real sounding metal instruments, otherworldly textures and wondrous soundscapes using also some processed electronic derivates of the sampled materials.

All sounds are sample-based, some patches use the resynthesis features in Alchemy. You will find many patches and snapshots which sound wam, delicate and beautiful, characteristics one may not normally associate with metallic sounds.

Alchemistry Metallurgy features

  • 1.81 GB of original samples – source material:
    • Instruments:
      • China Cymbal bowed, scraped and beaten – multisampled and Round Robin.
      • Glockenspiel multisampled – 23 semitones (C4-A#5), 4x RR, 2 velocity layers (179 samples/386,7 MB).
      • 2 microtonal handheld Bell Trees 8x Round Robin, 2 articulations, +textures.
      • 2 Thai Gongs multisampled + 8x Round Robin, 4 velocity layers, +texures.
      • Thai Ching Bells – 6x Round Robin, 3 velocity layers.
      • Tam Tam 45 cm – beaten (7xRound Robin/4 velocities), scraped and rubbed.
    • Various multisampled metal objects:
      • Caviar Cans, Metal Bowl, Coins, Dumbbell plate, Small Thunder Sheet, Metal Plate (dinner tray), Anvil.
      • Industrial metal sounds recorded in factories.
  • All samples recorded with 3 Neumann microphones in L-C-R – 48 Khz/24 Bit; U87 center mic – a stereo set of KM 184 for L-R, the industrial field recordings were done with 2 shotgun mics – Sennheiser MK 70
  • 57 patches with 8 variations each.
  • 1.82 GB total content (1.06 GB compressed).

Alchemistry Metallurgy is available to purchase for 25 EUR. Note: requires the full version of Alchemy (Alchemy Player not supported).

More information: Patchpool / Alchemistry Metallurgy

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Univers Sons / Ultimate Sound Bank releases Spirit of Gongs

Univers Sons / Ultimate Sound Bank Spirit of Gongs

Univers Sons / Ultimate Sound Bank has released Spirit of Gongs, an exclusive UVI Soundpack featuring 80 ancient gongs and related percussions in one single library.

Gongs are mainly East and South East Asian musical instruments, the shape of a flat metal plate, usually hit with a mallet. There are gongs of various sizes, and this collection focuses on the most musical ones, middle to small-sized, from 5 to 26 inch.

Spirit of Gongs features

  • Recorded with the best analog and digital equipment in 24bit / 96 kHz, multiple velocity levels depending on the model.
  • Perceptual tuning of each sample, allowing the presets to be played around the keyboard.
  • Sound textures are varying from large metal bongs, to magnificent and musical bell chimes.
  • Instruments are sorted in a very meticulous way, from their original location : Burma, Cambodia, China, Indochina, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam…

Spirit of Gongs is available now for 99 USD (includes the full version of UVI Workstation).

Visit UVISoundSource.com for more information and audio demos.

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