Tonehammer Ambius Vol.1 Transmissions KONTAKT DVDR-DYNAMiCS
In this first volume of our Ambius series, we focus on the dark, the cryptic, the unnatural and the subliminal, in the form of unearthly angelic bell tones and demonically corrupt signals filtering through the void. This massive collection of ambiences, drones, pads and evolving synth leads were each created by hand. Every sound you hear was hand-crafted using only organic field and instrument recordings.
In this first volume of our Ambius series, we focus on the dark, the cryptic, the unnatural and the subliminal, in the form of strange unholy transmissions filtering through the void. You’ll find an archive of EVP recordings engineered by the dead, earwitness accounts of unholy medical procedures, insidious swarms of poisonous insects, terror winds speaking with voices of pure and ancient decay and bio-mechanical devices worming through primordial pools of seething logic. You will marvel in the sweeping glory of infinite choruses and spin endlessly soaring melodies from our cluster bells. And then you will fall helplessly into the blackened ash pits, where sleeping phantasms wait for the wet crack of your bones breaking on impact and the sour hiss of gaseous spectral vapors that seep in to dissolve your earthly flesh.
Originally released by Tonehammer in 2009, our new version 2.0 has been redesigned with a new GUI and a huge range of interactive features. It now features tempo-locked filtering and LFO based parameter automation. A pair of 32-beat step-sequencer graphs let you freely draw resonance and cutoff values from one step to the next, with time divisions from whole notes to 128ths. Lowpass, Highpass, Bandpass and Vowel filter types are included.
Parameter changes are smoothed to prevent ugly zippering, but with the ability to dial in ultra-tiny time-signature divisions and extreme filter settings, you can get as gnarly and screeching or warm and mellow as your heart desires. You can also assign just about any parameter to each step sequencer table with the simple right-click/cmd-click learn function whenever that table is running. You can even skip the filter stage and simply use it for tempo-synced CC parameter control by choosing the "Thru” filter type or bypass the whole system instantly with the LFO Pause and do your filter tweaking and sweeping by hand.
Also included are a tempo-syncing tremolo, full EQ tone controls, our custom convolution reverb loaded with dozens of spaces and special FX and of course, our ever advancing Uberpeggiator meta-arpeggiation system. The dual-layer sustaining ambient presets also feature simulated polyphonic legato with polyphony, bend, speed and range control. A full gamut of preset types are included: special cutting edge Kontakt 5 presets allow step sequencer and uberpeggiator table graph preset saving/loading and the latest filter options, classic Kontakt 4-friendly presets with classic filter types and resource efficient lite presets that save ram and CPU resources without the filter LFOs or a deep offset range.
Horror: EVP Pulse, Industrium Pulse, Panorganic Pulse, Rictus Pulse, Root Canal Pulse, Swarming Pulse, Winds Pulse
Melodic: Para-Orchestral Pulse, Re-Choral Pulse, and Transmusical Pulse
Tuned: Dig Pulse and Tuned Pulse
Four selectable filter types with automatable cutoff and resonance
Our new Kronostepper – sequence filter cutoff and/or resonance in configurable tempo-synced steps
Kronostepper passthru mode can drive any automatable knob or slider in Kontakt.
Tempo or Hertz-based Tremolo with automatable intensity
Integrated Uberpeggiator system allows for adaptive step-sequenced arpeggiation
Kontakt 5 users can import and export Uberpeggiator and Kronostepper sequences
Customized presets – see what we at Soundiron were able to come up with using these features
Instrument Designers allow users to mix-and-match any transient with any sustain
Additional Kontakt 5 presets with tempo-synced rhythmic atmospheres and grooves
Tonehammer Clack KONTAKT
The theme and purpose of Clack! is pretty simple. We wanted to capture as much sharp, bright, warm, tonal wooden impact percussion as your heart desires. We captured several bamboo poles, bamboo logs, a whole pile of claves, woodblocks, clappers, box drum, and other assorted wooden implements that epitomize the word "thwack." These elements are specifically ideal auxiliary elements for orchestral composition and epic film/tv/game soundtrack scoring. They also are vital elements in Latin music and hip hop, as well as very useful percussion building-blocks and raw source material for experimental music and IDM.
We recorded all of these sets up-close and 90% dry, in a medium-sized hardwood and masonry percussion studio, providing just the right amount of body and liveliness. All presets include a Release knob to allow you to dial in just the right amount of room you need. All instruments were captured with 10 round-robins per velocity layer, with an average of 6 velocity layers per note. The modwheel controls the tightness of room decay in all patches that don't use the modwheel for other purposes, such as cross-fading or swapping between layers. Any patch that has "mw" appended to the nki filename also uses the modwheel for a special function.
We also included 9 unique sets of ambient drones as a bonus. We created them entirely from the original Clack sample source material, using special sound design techniques. These multi-layered sound-scapes utilize the modhweel to allow you to sculpt and morph these ambiences very expressively. The rich flavors of these custom drones range from bright and orchestral, to choral, to thunderous, to quite dark and gritty.
5"x6' bamboo logs (23 articulations)
1"x7' small bamboo poles (6 articulations)/li>
2 sets of castanets (solo and unison)
Wooden trident clapper (single notes and sustaining rolls)
7 assorted pairs of claves (7 articulations)
Classic wooden popgun
Rattle impacts (4 different rattles/shakers)
Whaledrum "cajon" (4 articulations)
Semi-tuned woodblocks (6 articulations)
Misc mallet shaft & handle strikes (2 articulations)
Clack! includes a complete set of custom controls to dial in sounds like never before. By adjusting the attack, you can round out an articulation to a soft, swelling sound. Use the offset feature and cut into the sample removing the harsh transient altogether. Adjust the Release knob to cut the sample down to a mere fraction of a second. All articulations are velocity sensitive and you can use the Swell knob to further sculpt the volume. Each articulation has been tuned to it's dominant frequency and chromatically spread out across the keys allowing this library to serve as both percussion and melody. The stepping knob provides pitch-shifting of ±48 semitones with optional key-switching for ±12 semitones.
Our Tone / FX controls give you access to a number of effects to shape the sounds further. The 3-band EQ gives you ±18db of Low, Mid and High with a fully adjustable Mid Freq. sweep from 20Hz to 20kHz. Other effects include Lo-Fi with adjustable bit-depth and sampling frequency, Flanger, Rotator, Pro-53 Filter, Delay with tempo-synch, Convolution Reverb and a Stereo Modeller. The Uberpeggiator is another powerful feature included in most Percussion and FX patches. It's an advanced arpeggiator allowing control over tempo-synched rhythm timing, number of hits, swing, repeat, pitch, scale and a full 16-step velocity table.
Output Signal Cinematic Expansion
SIGNAL is the world’s most powerful pulse engine, combining the warmth of fat analog and digital synths with beauty of organic instruments. Released on March 31st, SIGNAL has seen incredible success finding a strong following among composers, producers and sound designers alike.
The new expansion packs, Tape Loop and Cinematic, each offer 125 new Pulse Instruments (presets) made by Output’s leading sound design team. Adding on to SIGNAL’s existing 500 Pulse Instruments, SIGNAL owners now have an even greater arsenal of starting points.
Tape Loop includes pulse instruments utilizing SIGNAL’s proprietary Looper, a feature much like a tape loop infinitely repeating while a note is held. This fun and unique tool ranges from gritty, worn out tape repetitions to clean minimalist patterns, all of which loop in real time and lock to tempo.
Cinematic features pulse instruments begging to be placed in film and TV. The 125 presets were all created with the composer in mind stretching from beautiful and haunting atmospheric pads and pulses, to high energy cinematic plucks and sequencers.
SampleCraft LLC Hybrid Injection KONTAKT
Hybrid Injection is a modern scoring and sound design tool for composers of film, TV and video games.
Requires Full updated version of Kontakt 5 (188.8.131.521) or above.
• Over 150 .nki's
• Approx. 1.83GB installed
• 32 Step Sequencer
• Reverb,delay,filter,and amp controls
• 24bit Acidized Wavs
• Open wave file format. Allowing "drag and drop” samples right into your DAW projects
• Tempo Synced Arp,Tonal,Percussion and Tonal Loops
• Booms,impacts,lifts,drops,swooshes,fx and,dub-step growl one shot hits
• Playable Melodic synth,bass and pad instruments
• Percussion Kits
• Animated Interface Background
Channel Robot Grid Machine Pulse KONTAKT DVDR-DYNAMiCS
GRID MACHINE PULSE, machine number 4 from the grid machine series comes set up to deliver strange unique melodic grooves for use in every genre of modern electronic music. From every type of cinematic piece, thru house melodic parts and on into downtempo atmospheric hooks. Atmospheric and restless, to calm and hypnotic the posibilities are endless. Anything that needs a unique melodic approach or anytime you need melodic inspiration Pulse is there to provide the input. Use the internal sounds or route Kontakt to your favourite synth for your own entirely unique sounds.
Featuring 20 PULSE presets and 5 Template Instruments custom designed for use in Grid Machine Pulse by GM PULSE creators Channel Robot. Endless engaging varying patterns are available at your fingertips. All from yet another new approach to sequencing, that will have you building completely new inspiring original tracks straight away.
- Kontakt 4+ Instrument
- 50 Multisampled Sound Sets
- 20 PULSE Presets
- 5 Template Instruments
- 2.2+ Gb of Sound files
Puremagnetik Phazeform Vol.1 for Live 7 DYNAMiCS
The mothership of Casio synthesis, the CZ-1 was a remarkable piece of technology in its day, emulated by other leading synthesizer manufacturers. Casio's CZ line of Phase Distortion synthesizers are incredibly unique devices that used digital synthesis without a filter as opposed to traditional analog subtractive synthesis with a filter. The CZ line used phase distortion to somewhat simulate an analog filter, it had in total eight different waveforms: as well as the standard sawtooth, square, and pulse waveforms, it had a special double sine waveform, a half-sine waveform, and three waveforms with simulated filter resonance: resonant sawtooth, triangle, and trapezoidal waveforms.
The VL-Tone hybrid calculator/synthesizer, has a warm place in the hearts of many with its simple electronic sounds, factory rhythms and built-in speaker. Despite having few synthesis options the VL-Tone has a single note sequencer (fun!), an LFO and ADSR generator. Nevertheless the VL-Tone is a unique little creature that has found its way onto many famous recordings.
Complete palette of famous Phase Distortion sounds
Multi-sampled CZ library with advanced DAW integration
A collection of expertly programmed clips
Sound set of percussion menus
Custom Kontakt KSP GUI and native Kontakt effects
Snow Audio PULSE for Omnisphere OMN
Rhythmic patches for cinematic and electronic music.
PULSE is a collection of 175 rhythmic patches for Spectrasonics’ flagship synth, Omnisphere.
From orchestral and organic, to electronic and distorted, PULSE’s presets come in three flavors: Bass, Percussive, and Melodic.
PULSE is designed to complement your existing arsenal by making creative use of Omnisphere’s expansive soundsource library to sculpt unusual, yet practical, rhythmic sounds.
Suitable for a variety of genres, these sounds are a quickfire way to add customizable rhythmic and arpeggiated layers to your project.
175 Omnisphere presets (PRT_OMN Files):
Each patch is clearly named by type, independent of Omnispheres attribution tags, for effortless navigation and patch selection.
Installation PDF included.
Patches load with Omnisphere 1.5 and up.