Vir2 Instruments has released Vital Series: Mallets, a tuned percussion Kontakt instrument library featuring 8 highly detailed instruments with multiple mallet types for creative layering and unique tonal color.
Mallets’ powerful GUI offers all eight instruments on one patch to be edited, played, blended, and recorded together. No sub menus or separate patches. Mallets has all the controls you need at your fingertips!
The highest attention to detail was given in the recording of Mallets, offering dry, stereo samples with up to 4 velocity layers and 5 round robins per instrument. Each instrument was recorded using various mallet types. This gives composers and producers complete control and customization over their own sound.
Each instrument is given its own controls with Mallet Type, Volume, Pan, Stereo Width, Octave Remapping, ADSR, and Extended Range. When engaged, Extended Range remaps the playable range of the instrument by stretching the lowest and highest mapped samples from C0 to C7. Additionally, Octave remapping gives users the ability to adjust the position of each instrument on the keyboard up and down by two octaves. Utilize the lower portion of the GUI to quickly apply your own LFO and global LowPass filter. Choose between four separate wave forms and four different LFO types.
The Rolls creator allows you to generate and customize your own mallet rolls. Triggering one note will simulate two hands striking that single note, while triggering two notes will simulate the back and forth striking with two hands on the respective notes. Further craft your sound with the seven built-in effects including Tune, Equalizer, Distortion, Delay, Reverb, Transient Master, and Compressor.
Vital Series: Mallets features
- 8 instruments including Marimba, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Tubular Bells, Glass Marimba, Song Bells, Vibraphone, and Crotales.
- 6 different mallet types including Soft, Medium Soft, Medium Hard, Hard, Rods, Bow.
- Dry, stereo samples with up to 4 velocity layers and 5 round robins.
- 146 total presets: 24 natural, 22 natural rolls, 60 layered organic, and 40 layered processed.
- All instruments in one patch for easy and creative layering.
- Full Komplete Kontrol & Maschine integration.
- Over 4GB of uncompressed content.
Vital Series: Mallets is available for purchase for $99.95 USD.