Daniel Belik has launched Music Box, a free microseries sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
This music box has no crystal sound. In difference from other, sparkling by novelty, this has unpolished, native sound, saturated with quickly breaking up overtones.
It creates a fairytale sound, which perfectly well for adventure, game music!
Music Box features
- 24 bit/48 kHz.
- 2 mic positions: Close & Tree.
- 2x true RR.
- 2 sampled octaves: 28 notes, from C4 to D#6+ additional range.
- Natural noise of the Music Box mechanism (controlled).
- Absolutely dry sound.
- 1 mysterious hall IR.
- Smart script & nice UI.
The library is a free download for Kontakt 4.2.4 or later (full version).
More information: Daniel Belik
FrozenPlain has announced the release of Dual Music Box, a new instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
The library consists of 3 layers: 2 different multisampled music boxes, and a selection of other sounds to mix in (glockenspiel, reversed, plucked string and more).
The instrument is intended to be a realistic sound, but also capable of creating ambient sounds.
Dual Music Box features
- 24 presets.
- 2 sampled music boxes.
- 7 alternate sounds to layer (glockenspiel, plucked string, sustained, etc.).
- 4 round robin music boxes.
- 21 impulse responses.
- 4 effects: distortion, rotator, reverb and tempo synced delay with presets.
- Attack/ release and low/ high EQ controls.
The library is available for purchase for $8 USD.
FrozenPlain has also updated the free Victorian Music Box library to version 1.1, which now includes a redesigned UI, 9 new presets, and tweaks to EQ controls and sample start times.
More information: FrozenPlain / Dual Music Box
HeadlessBuddha Samples has announced Tape Music Box, a virtual music box instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.
How wonderful can a simple musical toy be?
Well, I think there’s no other toy in this world that creates such a magical, mystical, and somehow mysterious sound, so we decided to record it in our own style.
Tape Music Box certainly fits greatly into Soundtrack music, EDM, Meditation music, Psychedelic rock, Baroque pop, and many other genres with its unique character and lovely feel.
Tape Music Box features features
- 41 samples (92.5MB) with 2 or 3 layers depending on the note.
- G1 to C6 extension.
- 1 Kontakt instrument.
- 44.1kHz/24 bit .wav format.
- Natural decay.
- All recorded through cassette tape.
- A set of 17 custom impulse responses.
The sample library is available for $5.49 USD.
More information: HeadlessBuddha Samples / Tape Music Box
VST Buzz is offering the Music Box sample library by Bad Cat Samples at a 40% discount for a limited time.
The Music Box by Bad Cat Samples is an incredibly realistic music box sample library that has the character and subtlety that’s missing from many sample libraries.
16 different music boxes were meticulously recorded, note by note to create a highly expressive music box instrument with all the nuances and intricacy of the real thing. Each crank, creek, scratch, buzz, ting and scrape was left in and the result is something quite organic and simply inspiring to play.
The Music Box comes with 12 patches – 2 basic instrument patches along with 10 extra designed patches ranging from pads to extra terrestrial sound FX. Perfect for childlike nursery rhymes, eerie melodies, enchanting passages and much more – for $12, you’d be stupid to pass up this deal!
The library is available from VST Buzz for $12 USD until March 11th, 2014.
More information: VST Buzz
FrozenPlain has launched Victorian Music Box, a free virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Victorian Music Box has a great sound, somewhat dark, yet beautiful. It’s perfect for creating atmosphere and for background melodies.
The first page includes a random knob; this delays the start time of the notes. This is perfect for adding realism to the instrument. As you can imagine, an actual music box will not hit multiple notes at the extact same millisecond.
There is also a simple EQ, If you find it a little too bright and plucky, bringing the highs down a bit is perfect for this.
Victorian Music Box features
- Antique music box.
- 42 samples (lossless ncw format), stereo 44.1kHz/24bit recordings.
- 4 round robin.
- 21 convolution impulses.
- Effects page; tempo synced delay, rotator, distortion and reverb. With presets!
- Extra sounds; winding up and noise from the cogs.
The library is a free download. Requires full version of Kontakt.
More information: FrozenPlain / Victorian Music Box
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