September 4, 2012

4th September 2012: This week’s new sample library releases

Samplephonics World Percussion Soundtrack 2 Samplephonics World Percussion Soundtrack 2 sample library features a diverse collection of expertly played and recorded percussion loops and samples, presented in a custom Kontakt sampler instrument. RRP: £34.65 / €43.95 Format: Kontakt 5.02 and above   Earth Moments Authentic Bouzouki Earth Moments Authentic Bouzouki sample library is the latest addition to Earth Moments´ World String Series and delivers 426Mb of Wav files for your music…

July 27, 2012

Supreme soprano saxophone library for Kontakt from Zero-G

There have been a variety of saxophone sample libraries released over the years but very few (if any?) have focused entirely on the soprano sax. It’s interesting then that sample library veterans Zero-G have decided to make the soprano the subject of their most recent offering. The Sax Supreme library from Zero-G contains over 1200 samples that have been recorded in an anechoic chamber and then programmed to use with the…

March 15, 2012

Co-founder Rob Vandenberg talks about Sonokinetic’s latest release – Vivace

Sonokinetic have become renowned for producing unique high quality sample libraries and well known composers are increasingly acknowledging the use of Sonokinetic libraries in their own scores. The Amsterdam-based company has recently released Vivace: Cinematic Orchestral FX & Textures – the sequel to the popular Tutti library released in 2011. We caught up with Sonokinetic’s Rob Vandenberg to find out more about the company and the new release…

August 2, 2011

Native Instruments announce Kontakt 5

Recently announced by Native Instruments, Kontakt 5 is the latest version of what has become the industry standard software sampler. According to Native Instruments Kontakt 5 offers “profoundly enhanced sound shaping through new high quality filters and studio-grade effect algorithms” which seem to be the major new features amongst a host of other improvements and new functionality.

December 15, 2010

Loading and Playing Instruments with Native Instruments Kontakt 4

This is an exclusive free chapter taken from the Kontakt 4 Tutorial package from Ask Video which includes 31 videos covering all aspects of using the multi-award winning Native Instruments Kontakt 4. Take a look at how to load and play patches in NI’s hugely powerful Kontakt sampler….