Ableton has announced the release of Orchestral Ensemble Essentials 2, an instrument sound library featuring a comprehensive collection of brass, string, woodwind and full-orchestra sections, taken from ProjectSAM’s renowned Symphobia series.
There’s nothing like the sound of an orchestral ensemble to set the right tone for your music. The only problem with orchestral sounds is that you usually need an actual orchestra to get them. Enter Orchestral Ensemble Essentials 2 by ProjectSAM – the newest addition to our selection of Packs brings immaculately recorded symphonic instruments into your Live session.
This comprehensive collection of brass, string, woodwind, full orchestra and special effects sounds comes with a wide variety of articulations and intelligenty mapped macro controls for truly expressive and dynamic orchestral sounds.
The sound library is available from Ableton for 79 EUR.
ProjectSAM has announced version 1.1 of its Lumina virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Featuring full orchestra, choir, smaller ensembles and a wide range of guest instruments, LUMINA dives into the world of fantasy, mystery and animation, adding depth and delicacy to your musical palette.
Based on more recordings than ever before, this third volume in the SYMPHOBIA series is ProjectSAM’s most ambitious release yet.
Changes in Lumina v1.1
Section splits for textures: New sessions were booked to record individual sections for the library’s textures, totaling 7 GB* of new content. In Lumina 1.1, the majority of orchestral textures now offer the ability to perform the following sections individually: strings, choir, woodwind, piano/harp/percussion. The exact secctions available differ per texture instrument.
New stories: Lumina 1.1 doubles the amount of Stories in the library to 16. Among the new Stories are New Seoul, Round Table and Smoking Gun. Some of them utilize the new section splits. Stories are intended as inspiring starting points for cues, and ProjectSAM intends continue to expand on this concept.
Other new 1.1 features:
New miscellaneous textures instrument.
Global speed control for all textrues.
On-screen Story programming info.
Updated and streamlined GUI design.
Lumina is available to purchase for 849 EUR/ $1,099 USD (ex. VAT & shipping). The update is available to all registered Lumina users.
From horror, fear and disgust to amusement, joy and tenderness, ProjectSAM’s incredible virtual instruments have helped many a composer take audiences on a gripping emotional rollercoaster ride.
With the best selling Symphobia 1 and Symphobia 2 firmly bedded into the studio setups of composers and music producers around the world, ProjectSAM recently unleashed the much anticipated third volume – Lumina.
Already reaping press awards and dubbed by Music Tech magazine as ‘perfect’, ‘inspiring’ and ‘expressive’, Lumina takes you on an evocative journey through worlds brimming with fantasy and mystery thanks to the stunning combination of orchestral and choir ensembles. The library also pays homage to the playful world of cartoons with dedicated ensembles and phrases for careful tiptoeing and tongue-in-cheek suspense.
This month, ProjectSAM’s distributor Time+Space have a copy of Lumina worth £840.00 to give away to one very lucky winner!
PLUS two runners up will each win a copy of Orchestral Essentials – a great value cinematic package that combines carefully selected elements taken from existing ProjectSAM libraries with new instruments not found in any other product making it an all-round solution for hobbyists and serious composers alike.
Time+Space has announced it is now shipping ProjectSAM’s Lumina, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
ProjectSAM is well-known for its ensemble recording concept, and this third volume in the critically acclaimed Symphobia series trumps this with even finer arrangements.
The warmth and beauty of orchestra and choir performing together has been captured in stunning, playable ensembles. Moreover, Lumina is packed with superbly orchestrated textures covering the full spectrum of fantasy and mystery. Refined with grand piano, harp and percussion, these recordings are truly luminous.
Lumina’s solo and guest instruments range from legato woodwinds, such as oboe and clarinet, to a beautifully sampled Celtic harp, tin whistle and a full bell tower! The library also pays homage to the playful world of cartoons with dedicated ensembles and phrases for careful tiptoeing and tongue-in-cheek suspense.
Of course you will find ProjectSAM´s popular Dystopia section, too, with all-new sound design based on Lumina’s samples.
Lumina is available to purchase on a USB stick from Time+Space, priced at RRP £840 GBP / €995 EUR (inc VAT).
Ableton has announced Orchestral Ensemble Essentials, a new partner instrument by ProjectSAM.
There’s nothing like the sound of an orchestral ensemble to set the right tone for your music. Startling horns and short string stabs bring up the tension, while slow, sustained bowing and fluttering woodwinds establish a more elegant atmosphere. The only problem with orchestral sounds is that you normally need an actual orchestra to get them.
Enter the ProjectSAM Orchestral Ensemble Essentials. Gorgeously multisampled and custom-built for Ableton Live, OEE features a robust selection of string, brass and woodwind ensemble sounds – in addition to a selection of one-shot orchestral effects samples – that give you the power of an orchestra on your computer.
Orchestral Ensemble Essentials is available to purchase for $99 USD.