Acoustic Guitar 2.0 is a huge 5GB acoustic guitar library for NI Kontakt by Pettinhouse. This incredibly realistic and playable acoustic guitar library includes both strummed, fingered and picked patches along with every articulation you could possibly think of (its insane!).
The library also includes an equalizer, effects, and a HUGE range of articulations (slides, hammer-ons, palm mute, harmonics, up strokes, down strokes, trills, stopped notes, release noises, fret noises, hand noises, strum noises). Check out the video and demos to see just how good this beast is! Full version of Kontakt required (not compatible with free player).
The library is available to purchase from VST Buzz for $59 USD until December 31st, 2013.
Pettinhouse has released Powerchords, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Powerchords is an innovative Guitar Power Chords sample library for Kontakt 3, 4, 5 and future versions (NO Kontakt player) available for download.
It is made with samples recording a Stratocaster Guitar and it is made for playing automatic power chords. It has pre made patterns for Rock, Blues, Metal, Pop which you can edit or create new from scratch. It has a built-in Amp simulator with Wah, Distortion, EQ, Reverb, Delay and Phaser.
You can also play it DRY with your favorite amp simulator.
Powerchords doesn’t have any chord recognition. You are free to play what you want. One note, two, random notes, doesn’t matter it strums all the keys you press on your keyboard.
Pettinhouse has released version 3.0 of its DirectGuitar sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
DirectGuitar 3.0 is an innovative 10Gb (the download is 3.5Gb) Stratocaster guitar for NI Kontakt 3 4 and 5 (No kontakt Player) direct recorded for amp simulator.
It means that the guitar has been recorded directly to the audio interface exactly like when you plug a real electric guitar into it. In this way you can add your favorite amp simulator such as NI Guitar Rig or Amplitube and shape the sound as you wish.
Changes in DirectGuitar 3.0
Graphic user interface (GUI).
Amp simulator with DRIVE, BASS, MID, HIGH plus GAINER and DRY button.
Effects: Delay, Reverb, Phaser, Wah Wah controllable via Mod Wheel.
4 new patches: FunkyStrum, Powerchords, Staccato finger and pop-rock Strum.
Speed knob to change the speed of the articulations.
Improved layers and mapping. Improved intonation. Guide on board with the map of the key switches.
The sample library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $99 USD (regular $129 USD). DirectGuitar 1.x/2.x users can upgrade $49 for USD.
Pettinhouse has also announced a Summer Sale, offering up to 70% off sample library bundles, and single libraries are $69 USD each instead of $129 USD (excludes DirectGuitar).
Pettinhouse has released FunkyGuitar, an innovative Stratocaster guitar sample library for Kontakt 3 and 4.
It is made of 3 patches: Strum, Muted and Fingered Guitar and it has a built-in Amp simulator with Wah, Distortion, EQ, Reverb, Delay and Phaser. You can also play it DRY with your favorite amp simulator.
Strum patch is an innovative library loop based which allows you to really “strum” your keyboard! Set the Tempo, choose one of the amazing strum funky patterns and play a chord. That’s all! You can strum one, two, three or 1000 notes or even slam your hands into the keyboard and it strum your “chord”!
Muted patch is another innovative library loop based made for playing palm muted notes and open notes. Set the Tempo, choose one of the amazing strum patterns and play a note…sounds too boring? Ok so let’s introduce other 7 amazing variations per note! The guitar licks! Variations of the variations!
Fingered patch is sample based guitar library for arpeggio and solo modes. It has 3 layers, alternate notes, noise releases, fret noises and SlideUP articulation.
FunkyGuitar for Kontakt 3 and higher (Kontakt Player not supported) is available to purchase for $129 USD.
Pettinhouse has released AcousticGuitarFREE, a free acoustic guitar sample library for Kontakt.
Like the FULL library it is recorded in stereo with microphones and it has round-robin for alternate notes, full sustain, natural decay.
16-bit / 48Khz dry stereo samples.
315 dry samples recorded with mics.
Natural decay (no loops).
Round-robin for alternate picking.
AcousticGuitarFREE includes the Finger patch, one of the three patches from the full AcousticGuitar release (which also includes Pick and Strumming). This free version does not have any key switches and it has less layers per key. While the AcousticGuitarFREE library is 16-Bit/44khz, the full version is 24-Bit/96Khz.