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Soniccouture Electro-Acoustic KONTAKT

Soniccouture Electro-Acoustic KONTAKT

Soniccouture Electro-Acoustic KONTAKT

25 April 2017 | 13.5 GB
We wanted to combine classic drum machines ( 15, to be exact ) with the the organic ambience and warmth of studio recorded drums.

So, we took a club PA to two different studios, turned it up really loud, and recorded the results: through high-end mics, vintage consoles, valve pre-amps, bass-amps and even acoustic drum shells.

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Soniccouture Ondioline KONTAKT

Soniccouture Ondioline KONTAKT

Soniccouture Ondioline KONTAKT

Feb 27 2017 | 2.88 GB
FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF SYNTHS
The Ondioline was invented in 1941, and produced in France throughout 1950s/60s. It was conceived by inventor Georges Jenny as a low cost Ondes Martenot; sharing the same lateral vibrato keyboard, with a knee-lever to shape volume. It was entirely valve-based with its own built-in amplifier and inspired the Clavioline, Jennings Univox and Hammond Solovox. The sound can be surprisingly realistic when the vibrato and knee lever are used together - organic, sinuous and extremely expressive.

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Soniccouture Wassolou Balafon for Kontakt

Soniccouture Wassolou Balafon for Kontakt

October 10 2016 | 331 MB
AFRICAN BALAFON WITH SNARES

RECORDING THE BALAFON

French musician Jean-Philippe Rykiel contacted us about a unique type of African balafon in which each key had “snares” that vibrated when played, giving it a interesting buzzing quality.
Sometimes called a “gyil”(JEE-le), it's usually found in parts of northern Ghana, Burkina Faso, and south-eastern Mali. Hardwood keys are suspended over calabash gourds. Silk or paper covers small holes in the gourds which resonates to produce the characteristic buzzing.

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SonicCouture Balinese Gamelan II v1.1 KONTAKT NKS UPDATE-SYNTHiC4TE

SonicCouture Balinese Gamelan II v1.1 KONTAKT NKS UPDATE-SYNTHiC4TE

August 16 2016 | 119 MB
Soniccouture Balinese Gamelan II features two full gamelan ensembles:

Semaradana Gamelan Ensemble (LSO, London)
Gamelan Batel Ramayana (Toronto)

Over 30 different instruments were recorded in great depth to capture the living, breathing sound & dynamics of gamelan.
Play individual instruments or the whole ensemble at once - complete control over the gamelan sound for experts & newcomers alike.

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