Soniccouture has announced the release of an update to the Geosonics instrument library for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player.

A collaboration with legendary field recordist Chris Watson, Geosonics II features 50 exclusive new recordings in 2 new categories: Marine Life & Forests. Version 2 features a completely rebuilt instrument, 100 new sound design presets (400+ in total), and a full set of Generative Tools.

Chris Watson is one of the world’s leading recorders of wildlife and natural phenomena. Born in 1953, in Sheffield, Watson was a founding member of the influential Sheffield based experimental music group Cabaret Voltaire during the 1970’s and early 1980’s. His sound recording career began in 1981 when he joined Tyne Tees Television. Since then he has developed a particular and passionate interest in recording the wildlife sounds of animals, habitats and atmospheres from around the world. As a freelance composer and recordist for Film, TV & Radio, Watson specialises in natural history and documentary location sound together with sound design in post production.

Geosonics II is available for the introductory price of 139 USD/EUR (regular 199 USD/EUR), with the upgrade from Geosonics priced 49 USD/EUR (regular 69 USD/EUR) until December 1st, 2021.

Also available is the new Terra Incognito sound pack by Ian Boddy, a collection of 128 presets for Geosonics II. It is on sale for 19 USD/EUR during the intro promotion (regular 29 USD/EUR).

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