Precisionsound has announced the release of Classroom Pumporgan, a virtual organ instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt and Logic EXS24.
The Classroom Pump Organ was made around 1880 and uses air pressure to blow its reeds from the inside out, for an open, clear and direct sound.
Precisionsound sampled both the notes and the pump mechanism for a beautifully realistic playing experience.
The scripted version for Kontakt 3+ also enables creative chorus and harmony effects.
Classroom Pumporgan features
Individually sampled notes and releases.
Pump mechanism sampled at five speeds in REX and WAV formats.
2 round robins for all notes.
152 stereo 24-bit WAV samples.
1 program for NI Kontakt 3+ with scripted pump controls and GUI.
3 programs for NI Kontakt 2+.
3 programs for EXS24.
The tonal range of the instrument is C1 – C6.
The library is available for purchase as a download for $29 USD. A DVD version costs an additional $9.95 USD. All formats are included. Requires full version of Kontakt.
Sound Dust has announced the release of Orgone, a new instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
ORGONE uses the basic additive architecture of the drawbar organ to create a deeply controllable instrument with huge polyphony and a complex but relatively simple operating system and then adds the filters, envelopes, lfos etc of subtractive synthesis to each individual drawbar. It’s like having 4 classic 11 oscillator synths in one modular box.
Because the quirks and character of the original ageing synths (30 plus years in the case of the CS15) have been retained Orgone has a living organic sound that can go to places other electronic intruments can only dream of.
This isn’t another plastic EDM box…although it can do amazing thick creamy basses. Orgone is great for woozy string synth pads, throbby beat synced cinematic backdrops, gnarly organs and 60s keyboards, ethereal theremins, evolving space drones and GREAT BIG synth tones.
Orgone for Kontakt is available for purchase for £30 GBP. Use coupon reich to get 20% off until February 22nd, 2015.
Zenhiser has launched Oldskool House Chords, a sample pack featuring 155 house chords including piano, organ and strings.
We’re delving back, way back into time when piano chords and organ stabs reigned supreme. The 90’s House scene from London to Chicago brought a charismatic sound that reverberated through clubs around the globe, The 90’s sound was driven by chords and most of the tracks melodic content was in these inspirational and fresh sounds. It was such a big part of the 90’s that we had to document it and not just with a few samples but a dedicated sound pack made entirely of these iconic chords and stabs. Comprising of 155 chord stabs “Oldskool House Chords” utilises the most popular chord structures of the time and uses synths that were the staple of the 90’s House sound. Included in the sound pack is piano chords, organ chords, dirty chords, string stabs, vibraphone hits and even marimbas.
Each sound within “Oldskool House Chords” is supplied with multiple chord variations so simply mapping the samples to your keyboard will deliver the option of instant chord hooks without the knowledge of chord structures. Each sample also has the key information within the file name and every sound within the pack has been compressed and mastered to ensure uniform content across the sample range.
The sample pack is available for purchase for $35 AUD.
Wavesfactory has announced an update for its 1850 Pipe Organ Pro sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
We first launched “1850 Pipe Organ” on September, 2011. Containing both free and pro versions. On the Pro version there was basically 2 features that quite a few users wanted to be included: reverb control and IRs of the church. So here they are:
Reverb control, depending on the volume of each rank.
4 custom IR (impulse responses) from the church where the library was recorded in. Close, mid, far and balcony perspectives / distances. Recorded with a Neumann KU-100 binaural microphone.
Minor bug fixes and folder organization improved.
Load the different IRs into your favorite convolution reverb and you’ll be able to hear your tracks as if they were recorded together with 1850 Pipe Organ.
1850 Pipe Organ is available for purchase for 19.95 EUR. The update is free for previous customers.
Wavesfactory releases Retro Keys I, a Kontakt library featuring 3 keyboards from the 70s.
Retro Keys I is a collection of 3 libraries based on famous keyboards from the 70s. Perfectly replicated with all the original features and more.
The Compac is an electric piano made by Crumar in 1972 that features 3 piano sounds (piano, honky tonk and clavichord). Noise, envelope and cabinets also available.
The Orchestrator was also made by Crumar in 1975, is an electric piano and a “string machine” with a brass simulator. Bass, brass, piano, clavichord, violin, cello; with vibrato, cabinets, noise, envelope and presets.
The Organ X55 is a clonewheel made by Elka also in the 70s. Features 2 keyboards with 1 drawbar each, 3 piano sounds with optional sustain, percussion, 2 vibrato types, brilliance, cabinets, rotator, tube drive and a set of presets (including random values).
All keyboards have an option called “vintage”. When it’s active some effects are applied to give a very nice vintage vibe to the sound (tape distortion, compression, wow, flutter and speed variations). We love it and we’re sure you’ll love it too.
The library is available for the introductory price of 9.95 EUR until November 1st, 2014 (regular 19.95 EUR).
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