In this two-part video review, Meena Shamaly takes a look at what developers Tone2 claim to be “the most powerful synthesizer on the market”, Electra2. They are aware of how bold the claim is, and go on to explain on their website: “Electra2 breathes new life into the term “synthesizer workstation”.
Meena Shamaly takes a look at the unusual new sample library from the relatively unknown developer Micromorph called Morphzilla. From their website: “Morphzilla is a dual layer morphing tool for Kontakt 5 with a wide range of sounds including monstrous textured drones, evolving pads, ghostly atmospheres, impacts to complex, microscopic
Oftentimes in guitar-based sample libraries and virtual instruments, harmonics seem to be included either as an afterthought, or “just for the sake of completeness”. Rodney Gates, founder of SoundCues, has tackled this head on by creating a Kontakt sample collection dedicated solely to detailed reproductions of acoustic, electric, and bass
Meena Shamaly takes a seriously in-depth look at “Arpology” from Sample Logic – the arpeggiated/sequenced instrument sample library for Kontakt. ARPOLOGY ™ is Sample Logic’s most groundbreaking achievement to date; the world’s first virtual instrument and MIDI effect dedicated entirely to arpeggiated/sequenced instruments. ARPOLOGY goes far beyond, breaking the box of
Meena Shamaly takes an in-depth look at “The Lucky Harp” from Bad Cat Samples – a beautiful harp sample library for Kontakt 5.3 and above. “The Lucky Harp” is a meticulously recorded, and incredibly deeply sampled Celtic Harp instrument. Offering 6 Velocities Layers, and 6 Round Robins giving 36 unique samples