Pettinhouse releases DirectBass 2.0 FREE

Pettinhouse DirectBass 2.0

Pettinhouse has released version 2.0 of DirectBass FREE, a free bass instrument for Kontakt.

DirectBass FREE features one of the four patches included in the full version of DirectBass 2.0 for Kontakt 2 or 3 as a free download.

It is a reduced version of the Mid+Neck Patch – 16-bit/44Khz with one articulation (Hammer-ons). It has the same features of the full version, except it is free.

DirectBass 2.0 FREE features

  • Low notes B-C-D.
  • 24bit / 96Khz.
  • Direct recorded for amp simulators.
  • Full sustain.
  • Natural decay (no loops).
  • 5 velocity layers.
  • Round robin for alternate picking.

Visit Pettinhouse for more information and a link to download DirectBass 2.0 FREE.

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Hakim Callier

Very interesting. But I’m wondering why not just get a bass and workout some arpeggios.



1) recording levels are too low

2) many many samples are played with fretnoise

3) sound lacks oomph, very digital sounding

4) sound volume levels not consistent between notes, some a bit too loud, some a bit too soft

5) demos seem not to be played with these samples

Hakim Callier
Hakim Callier

“many many samples are played with fretnoise”

Is that really a problem.