Art Vista has announced the release of GrooveMaster, a collection of electric bass instrument libraries for Kontakt.
These electric bass plug-ins feature Antonio “Tony” Newton, the legendary “Baby” Funk Brother whose career spanned from the early days of the electric bass – with John Lee Hooker and Little Walter, and as a staff bass player at Motown alongside James Jamerson, through his later fusion work with Tony Williams Lifetime.
The series includes three playable sampled bass instruments: Old School Bass, Double Neck Bass, and Bright Funky Bass. The instruments include intuitive “intelligent” playback features that are designed to automatically emulate the playback of a real bass player when played with a midi keyboard. These virtual bass instruments can be switched from fully automatic intelligent playback to complete, or, partial key-switch control.
The instrument comes in Kontakt 5 Player format, which supports all major plug-in formats and also allows use as a stand-alone applications.
The GrooveMaster libraries are available for purchase for $99 USD each; the bundle of all three is $199 USD.