Spitfire Audio has announced the release of a sample library by Joey Santiago, the legendary lead guitarist from the Pixies.

In keeping with Spitfire’s Signature range we’re proud to present a true trailblazer, a guitar innovator and prolific composer in his own right. Creating a library of beautifully distorted filth for us all to gorge on.

You are not just playing Joey’s guitars and his pedals, via his amps. You are actually playing Joey, playing his guitars and pedals via his amps.

Joey Santiago features

  • 6 different signals to choose from; 4 amplified signals including Joey’s own Marshall JCM800, Fender Vibrolux, and a Selmar and 2 different room perspectives.
  • ‘Individual Plucks’ – All sounds played by Joey himself, through a selection of hand picked pedals. 18 different presets that give you they real Santiago guitar sounds.
  • ‘Santiago Sounds’ – 35 different sounds created by the man himself through his vast collection of pedals all in the Mercury engine to add additional FX options.
  • ‘Gigantic Mutations’ – 49 loops crafted from various sections of Joeys playing, housed and warped within Spitfire’s eDNA engine.
  • ‘Radiant Pads’ – 150 sounds curated into 125 different presets, with a metallic edge. All in Spitfire’s eDNA engine.

The sample library is available for the introductory price of £149 GBP until April 1st, 2016 (regular £199 GBP). Requires full version of Kontakt.

More information: Spitfire Audio / Joey Santiago