Sonokinetic has introduced an virtual instrument library featuring a full orchestral vintage ’80s toolbox.

Designed for Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol, 80 Retro Symphonics features orchestral strings, woodwinds and brass and ’80s FM synth phrases with 4 mic positions.

80 delivers the incessant action of classic 1980s television and movie scores. Swirling strings, dramatic woodwinds and punchy brass, alongside complementary analog FM synths recorded in the same hall.

Influences begin with Silvestri, Goldsmith & Carpenter and run deep,conjuring a neo-80s sound from our signature phrase engine. For those who remember MacGyver, Matlock & Magnum PI, this 12GB instrument is packed with authentic orchestraland synth performances. Totally tubular!

80 Retro Symphonics features

  • 30,000+ samples (13 GB sample content) in 24-bit/44.1kHz NCW format.
  • One patch for Kontakt Player 6.7.1, compatible with Komplete Kontrol and NKS.
  • 3 recorded orchestral sections & Retrofier synth layer.
  • 4 recorded microphone positions (close, decca tree, wide, balcony far).
  • Individual phrase controls include volume (with separate release volume), pan, tempo sync double / half / ITM, modwheel on / off, phrase link, retrofier synth layer level.
  • Custom designed interface with score display and MIDI drag & drop.
  • Time Machine Pro capability.
  • Purging system.
  • Randomization: Whole instrument, per-section & per-theme.

The library is on sale for the intro price of 190.90 EUR until August 4th, 2022 (regular 249.90 EUR).

More information: Sonokinetic