1. Bluemount Score

    Volume balance between instrument sections advice

    I'm currently building an orchestral template with mixed libraries (BBCSO Pro + Cinematic Studio Series + NI Symphony Series Percussion) One thing that always stood out to me was volume balancing of the different sections, strings, brass, winds and percussion in a realistic way. We know that...
  2. arovane

    Pharlight by Native Instruments

    VIBRANT, EVOCATIVE, GRANULAR VOX PHARLIGHT is a vocal-based granular instrument for artists, composers, musicians, and sound designers, developed by the team behind STRAYLIGHT. Its idiosyncratic sample library packs unconventional sounds designed and recorded specifically for two unique...
  3. T

    CLOSED (Sold) Pianoteq Stage 6.7 with 4 instruments

    Hi there, I have a Pianoteq Stage 6.7.0 license with the following 4 instrument packs: Steinway Model D, K2 grand piano, YC5 rock piano, C. Bechstein DG I paid 227 Euros for all of this and would like to sell it for 149 Euros. There is also a transfer fee of 29 Euros which I will pay for you...
  4. Sonixinema

    Out now - bell chimes: hypnotic sonic textures

    What happens when you sneak in to an abandoned tower on a cold morning in South London to record some Bell Chimes? Magic. The newest addition to our hugely successful Playground series, Bell Chimes: Hypnotic Sonic Textures features a set of characterful 19th Century bell chimes recorded...
  5. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now We did it again! We partnered with our master luthier and designed an instrument from scratch looking for new sounds, new timbres, new possibilities of sonic fulfillment, and we created Circle Strings. Circle Strings is a peculiar...
  6. Anevis

    Bulgarian choir samples?

    I'm looking for some Bulgarian choir samples or it is just my bad interpretation of the actual style, but I hope you get what I mean from the tracks. Does something like that actually exist, because I couldn't find much on the internet. Looking for something in the style of this: (2:12) or...
  7. Vik

    Favourite instrument(s) in your fav. string libraries?

    Some of mine are the Con Moto cello, Berlin Strings Sul Tasto cellos, Spitfire Studio Strings pizz bass (based on demos), and Soaring Strings violas. The SCS V1 is also a favourite. I'll mention more later, but what are yours?
  8. Sonixinema

    FINAL 24 HOURS - Save 30% Storewide in our Summer Sale!

    Hi Everyone, To celebrate the start of summer, we are offering a fantastic 30% saving across our entire range of boutique Kontakt instruments! Recorded at world class recording studios with renowned artists and session players, each library contains unparalleled detail and inspiration. Head...
  9. Sonixinema

    48 HOURS REMAINING - Brute Flute: Extended Techniques - £59 (Intro Price)

    Hi Everyone! We are extremely excited to announce our new library Brute Flute - Extended Techniques! Featuring a mighty Contrabass Flute, we captured a range of cinematic textures, harmonic embellishments and explosive articulations. The third release in our brand new Experiments range, this...
  10. Dave Hilowitz

    GridInstrument app: Use your Launchpad as a regular MIDI controller

    I've made an app that allows you to use "scale mode" on your Launchpad Mini and Launchpad Standard. It currently runs on Mac and iOS (the Mac version was just released). Buy it here:
  11. M

    The Orchestra (SOLD) and T Racks 5 MAX (SOLD)

    The Orchestra (By Sonuscore / Best Service) - €199 T Racks 5 MAX (By IK Multimedia) - $149 I can't believe I'm doing this... These are my "lowest price ever" offer. Loosing so much money already! Selling only for financial reasons.
  12. Sonixinema

    Memory Box Anniversary Offer - Save 25% until Jan 29th!

    To celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Memory Box, we are offering 25% off to show our appreciation for all of your support! A hidden gem in our collection of Kontakt libraries, Memory Box redefines the sound of a classic music box. Featuring unique articulations such as bowing, muted plucks...
  13. G

    Track or Rack Instruments in Cubase?

    Which is the best track type to use in Cubase? I know before Rack Instruments were used cos track instruments couldn't address multiple MIDI Tracks. But can't you just create additional MIDI Tracks and assign them to the Instrument track and use a different MIDI channel if a multitimbral...
  14. Dave Hilowitz

    Video Tutorial: Creating a Kontakt Instrument from Start to Finish + FREE KALIMBA KONTAKT LIBRARY

    In this video, I show you the entire process of creating a Kontakt Sample Library in four steps: 1. Recording 2. Noise Reduction (using iZotope RX), Editing & Chopping (using Reaper) 3. Sample Layout 4. and finally: Music As part of the video, I sample a Kalimba I found in a thrift store and...
  15. Victor N.

    What is Kontact and why do i need it?

    real noob here. took some of Mike Verta's classes. aspiring composer. now my question. i have been looking for instruments that sound good. you know like a good sounding grand piano for example. and also a few orchestra instruments, etc... but anything affordable for the hobbyist leads back...
  16. dman007

    Bass Guitar VST Instruments / Sample - Which one!?

    What are the most realistic bass guitar VST instruments / samples for pop/rock music? What would you recommend and what's your favourite?
  17. G

    Cubase and VEP6 - Which is better Instrument or Rack Tracks?

    I'm finally making the move over to Cubase from Logic, due to Cubase's better handling with multitimbral instruments. I'm going to be using VEP6 to build up my template and I was wondering is it better to use Rack or Instrument Tracks. And what's the benefit over the one over the other. I'm...
  18. ratherbirds

    Which instrument is used in the ending of EQUALS Film soundtrack

    Hi, you, specialist of vst instrument ! Is there anyone who could tell me which instrument is used in the ending of EQUALS Film soundtrack below ? It s Huge !
  19. pornofonic

    25% OFF October sale: KLÜSTERJUNKK noise percussion for Kontakt

    30% off intro pricing $27.30 (£21.00): Eleven deliciously noisy instruments from constructed and de/reconstructed junk: scratches, thumps, slaps and scrapes on springs, chains, jugs, tubs, bits, bottles, buckets, tubes, plastics, pots, prongs, and pebbles. A collection of...
  20. C

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  21. calebfaith

    Free Kontakt Instrument: Wine Glasses

    Wine Glasses is a simple Kontakt Instrument which includes a very small sampleset of a wine glass being bowed and flicked. It includes 3x dynamic levels with 4x round robins. This instrument has only been sampled at the one pitch but using Kontakts pitch shifting abilities it has been stretched...

    What instrument is this?

    Starting 0:25 My guess is some kind of harmonics legato layered on a solo string instrument or perhaps a flute? or some kind of a detuned violin?
  23. UVI

    UVI Black Friday Sale: 30% Off Storewide

    This Black Friday, we’re taking 30% off our entire product line!! Treat yourself with our FX Plugins, our Soundbanks ranging from vintage synths to orchestral, and even with Falcon our creative hybrid instrument covering both synthesis and sampling techniques with 15 oscillators, 80+ effects...
  24. anatholy

    UI Designer for Kontakt Instrument Wanted

    Hi guys! We are,, at the last stage of programming of our first child, a new instrument for Kontakt. And we need a designer to make an awesome design for it :) The instrument has many options and panels, so we need someone very very strong and have a good skills in UI. Please, send...
  25. rigidaudio

    Rigid Audio releases SYNFERNO for KONTAKT 5

    Rigid Audio releases SYNFERNO, a cinematic sound module for KONTAKT 5. Main features: 300 preset kits that guarantee instant inspiration 1200 24 bit host-synced loops totalling 3 GB central mixing section with 2x parametric EQ per part seperate EDIT, FX and SEQUENCER pages comprehensive...
  26. Xenox.AFL

    Christmas sale - up to 50% off for all Instruments & Soundsets!

    Black friday is over and there were some people who missed our deal, they asked if we make a xmas sale and we thought, that's a very good idea. We set all our stuff on xmas status... ;) On the deal are Aphelion v1.0 and v1.5, our cinematic tool kit library (Kontakt) or Abstract grooves, our...
  27. Pierre

    From the makers of Native Instruments’ ACTION STRINGS, new line of instruments: "SONUSCORE ORIGINS"

    From the makers of Native Instruments’ ACTION STRINGS, ACTION STRIKES and EMOTIVE STRINGS: SONUSCORE releases the first installment of a new line of instruments: ORIGINS VOL.1: STEEL TONGUE & SANSULA (November 11th 2015, Mainz, Germany) – ORIGINS VOL.1: STEEL TONGUE & SANSULA is the first...
  28. Sonic Faction

    Sonic Faction announces Archetype Kontakt Bundle

    Sonic Faction is pleased to announce a new breed of plug-ins for Kontakt: ARCHETYPE KONTAKT BUNDLE ARCHETYPE is a collection of 8 legendary instruments, reborn for Kontakt. This essential bundle includes some of the most sought-after synthesizers and drum machines in the world. Each...
  29. F

    Custom Instrument Icon

    Hi, I guess I have a little understanding problem with instrument icons. So when I build my own instrument I can choose in the instrument options which icon to use. These icons are from NI. But what if I want to use my own icon? I know I could do it via script. On the other hand I know for...
  30. donbodin

    Review Hybrid Injection - a steal at £19.00

    Thrilled to share my review of Hybrid Injection. While playing through the instrument I didn't want to skip a preset for fear I might miss something cool - a steal at only £19.00 (BP) Full Review at : Hybrid Injection is...
  31. C

    Turning solo instrument to an ensemble...

    Hello people, in my free times I am testing to achieve as much as possible realistic sounding ensemble out of solo instrument. Under experimentation is included Reaktor 5 Chet Singer's Serenade III string instrument ensemble which for solo instrument it is sounding quite realistic. My first try...