SoulviaSound REDD incl Fix KONTAKT-DYNAMiCS
REDD is a hybrid synthesizer created for Kontakt owners and produced by George Poenaru. REDD can't be loaded in an older version than Kontakt 4.2. Before starting the presentation you must know that the main knobs were designed without cursor for one reason: tweaking sound wouldn't involve the eyes, so you'll use only your ears. In this moment REDD has 2 different nki's types: "REDD" and "REDD Lite". "REDD" uses 9 wavetable sources distributed on 3 layers and REDD Lite uses only 3 wavetable sources distributed on a single layer.
The analog synthesizer uses VCO to generate different wave and noise types (sine, triangle, rectangular, saw tooth, pink noise, etc.), REDD doesn't generate anything, it uses a large wavetable recorded from popular analog VCO's, noise generators, and virtual analog DCO's. In addition, REDD wavetable contains analog tape hiss and analog HUMM. You can find 35 different wave types in each of the 9 sources in "REDD", or in each of the 3 sources in "REDD Lite". Recording was made note by note and the loop points have been carefully chosen, considering also the VCO pulse width modulation. The REDD wavetable contains:
1xSine Wave Type
1xTriangle Wave Type
4xSaw tooth Wave Types
7xRectangular Wave Types
2xPulse Wave Types
5xCombination Wave Types
1xLowF. Sine Wave Types
4xPink Noise Types
4xWhite Noise Types
1xAnalog Tape hiss
On the layer panel you'll find 3 oscillator source menus, on/off switches, oscillator range switch, volume, pan, spread, filters for each of the 3 oscillator sources, amp and filters ADSR envelope for the entire layer, reverb send, delay send, chorus send, layer volume and a layer on/off switch.
Modulation and FX panel
On this panel you can control the 2 LFO's, time delay, chorus/phaser, modulation intensity and also you can select the reverb preset. The REDD reverb it's based on IR's and you browse through 7 type of reverbs:
On the modulation matrix you can modify the modulations intensity for each of the 9 sources. What makes it special compared with other synthesizers, besides the consistent wavetable, is the isolation of each of the 9 sources:
isolated modulation intensity and filters for each of the 9 sources
isolated volume and filter envelope for each of the 3 layers
isolated output for each of the 3 layers
Arpeggiator, Master Filter and Voicing panel
In this panel you can control the arpeggiator, the master filter, the 3rd LFO and the instrument voicing (legato, portamento and mono). Also, here you can route REDD layers to different Kontakt outputs. Please watch the video to getting started with REDD pages.
SoulViaSound SKRUM DRUM KONTAKT
SKRUM is a drum library for Kontakt owners. This Kontakt library can’t be loaded in an older version than Kontakt 5.0.2. In this library you’ll find some agressive and unconventional sample drums from Anamorphic, Percussive and Azalera, retuned in Kontakt under a GUI script. This GUI script gives you quick access to samples envelope, volume, pan, tune, compressor, filters, effects and also to a tape saturator.
The samples are arranged in the 16 pad configuration and you can easily modifiy the parameters for each of the 16 pad. Just choose the pad and modify parameters for that specific pad. You can also select a pad via MIDI and you can also easily remap the assigned MIDI note for that specific pad. The channel strip of each pad it’s based on the ”SOLID” series effects from Kontakt 5, a truly great effects series. Another included feature is a programmable sequencer that can handle 8 patterns. Each of the 8 patterns can be triggered by MIDI notes and you also can remap the default notes assigns. SKRUM contain 20 drum kits and over 700 samples.
Here you can modify volume, panorama balance, tunning, envelope, compressor parameters and the activity status (mute, solo) for the select pad.
Here you can add a low pass or high pass filter for the selected pad, modify the cutoff frequency, filter resonance and the cutoff modulation amount received from the note velocity. You can also add EQ to your selected pad.
Here you can modify the reverb and delay return amount for the selected pad and you can also add a tape saturator on the main bus. The SKRUM reverb it’s based on IR’s and you can browse through 7 type of reverbs:
Fluffy Audio AURORA v1.2 UPDATE KONTAKT
Aurorror features the same modulation engine of Aurora, but contains ghostly sounds, atonal soundscapes, thrilling atmospheres and other scary sounds. It allows the user to experiment modulation on different parameters, for example, to automate the cutoff of a filter with a step modulator to simulate a vibrato.
850 MB Sample library (compressed in Kontakt’s NCW Format)
630 Samples (44Khz/24Bit)
25+ NKI Presets
More than 25 unique sound sources (multisampled instruments)
Build your unique patches by layering up to 3 layers of sound sources
Total control over the sound sources
Arpeggiator and Polystep modes
13 different modulators avaiable for complex sounds that can change at specific time intervals or on user’s input.
Synced Delay, Step Modulator and LFOs
5 different modulation shapes for LFOs (SINE, SAWTOOTH, TRIANGLE, SQUARE and RANDOM)
Unique chain of custom effects
18 unique Convolution IRs
Please keep just the "Samples" folder and replace all the existing content (instrument folders, resource files, init file) with the content of the 1.2 update.
In order for everything to work correctly, the AURORROR content should be extracted inside the AURORA folder, so the content of AURORROR and AURORA will integrate. When extracting the AURORROR Samples.rar you'll be asked to overwrite the samples: just select ignore and "apply to all".
In the end the structure of the file folder should be:
[folder] AURORA 1.2 Instruments
[folder] AURORROR Instruments
Scoring Textures Resources.nkc
Scoring Textures Resources.nkr
AURORA - Init.1.2.nki
AURORROR - init.nki
Sonic Faction Whoosh Machine v1.0 KONTAKT
Whoosh Machine launches into the void with blistering transitional FX, drones and atmospherics. Blend sources for an enigmatic mix of noise, synth tones and textures. Whoosh Machine’s unique heads-up display gives you instant access to frequency and rate dials, along with creative envelope controls for perfectly executed whooshes. Visualize your sound with Whoosh Machine’s unique wave animations. Push your sound design to the limit with assignable LFOs and ultra-creative audio effects like Granulizer.
K-Devices TED Max for Live
TED is a Max For Live highly editable LFO that may act also as a function generator. With TED’s signal, you can modulate any parameter in Ableton Live: from other devices’s parameter, to Live’s UI, to any third party plug-in.
TED is very easy to use: just click the "select” toggle, then click the parameter in your Ableton Live set to apply its modulation signal.
It is composed of three main areas: the main oscillator, with 6 morphable waveforms (SINE TRIANGLE SAWTOOTH PULSE 50%/50% PULSE 90%/10% RANDOM ), a sample and hold circuit with adjustable amount, and an effect section.
The effect section contains a wave-folding effect that may act as wave-folder, wave-wrapper or wave-clipper, a smoothing effect and a scalable output, where you can select the minimum and the maximum range of modulation.
TED is also CV/GATE compatible, to use with your CV/GATE compatible hardware, as a modular system. Please note that in order to use the CV/GATE feature a DC coupled audio interface or D/A converter is required.
Soundiron Questionably Barbershop (KONTAKT)
Questionably Barbershop is a simple 4-piece male vocal ensemble, crafted in the style of an old timey Barbershop Quartet. Featuring the humble vocal talents of our own Mike Peaslee, Gregg Stephens and Spencer Nunamaker, this library offers basic chromatic sustains and staccato articulations, improvised scat and bebop phrases and even a couple of classic Americana folk song construction kits that are broken down line-by-line with each vocal part directly accessible in several different root keys. From a deep booming bass to a soaring high tenor falsetto, Questionably Barbershop gives you easy 4-part harmony in a box.
Each one of our singers (Mike: Tenor Lead, Gregg: Baritone, Spencer: Bass and ‘Mikey’: Tenor Falsetto) performed 3 types of sustains and staccatos: Doo, Lah and Woh. Using our custom GUI controls, these 3 different sounds can also act as pure Oo, Ah and Oh vowel sounds, with adjustable durations and attack shaping. Our advanced scripting gives you automatic 4-part harmony voicing in the Ensemble Sustains and Staccatos presets, ensuring that you always hear the Lead first, the Bass in his appropriate range and the Tenor for those piercing high notes! And for a big male chorus sound, you can select the "Unison” mode for all four voices over the whole key range. We even give you Auto-pan feature to intelligently spread the singers over the stereo field for a nice wide sound.
The Scat ’N Bebop phrase section includes 356 improvised phrases, with real-time tempo-synching and time-stretching. Phrases are included in the root keys of C, E, and G# with easy transposition to other keys. You’ll also find our DSP Rack panel, with multi-effects, compression, EQ, amp/speaker simulation and convolution reverb, with dozens of our favorite rooms, halls, chambers, cathedrals and FX impulses.
4 Separate Male Voices: Lead, Bass, Baritone and Tenor (Falsetto)
2 Classic American Folk Songs in 4-Part Harmony
3 Staccato types with 8RR for each Voice
3 Sustain types for each Voice
356 Improvised Scat 'N Bebop Phrases for each Voice in multiple Keys
Full Multi-FX rack panel with Chorus, Compression, Distortion, Amp and Cab simulation, EQ, Delay and Reverb
Our Reverb rack unit includes 25 unique creative FX convolutions and 45 excellent live rooms, studios, chambers, cathedrals, halls and other real-world environments, with flexible tone, size and mix controls.
Fully automatable, with customizable key switch and GUI controls.
Convenient real-time visual wave-form displays.
Xfer Records Serum v1.06 b6 Update MAC
The dream synthesizer did not seem to exist: a wavetable synthesizer with a truly high-quality sound, visual and creative workflow-oriented interface to make creating and altering sounds fun instead of tedious, and the ability to "go deep” when desired - to create / import / edit / morph wavetables, and manipulate these on playback in real-time.
IMPORT YOUR OWN AUDIO / CREATE CUSTOM WAVETABLES WITH EASE
Serum has a Wavetable editor built right in- you can create your own wavetables in a variety of ways. Import audio directly from audio files - Serum has a variety of methods and options for analyzing audio for breaking it apart into individual waveforms. You can import single-cycle wavetables of course, as well as many at once (with in-built sorting options, or manual re-ordering). Morph between various wavetables using standard linear interpolation (crossfading) or via harmonic/spectral morphing. Draw directly on the waveform, with optional grid-size snapping and a variety of shape tools. Generate or modify waveforms using FFT (additive). Create or process waveforms using formula functions. Processing menu options allow you to do the other tasks you would want, such as apply fades, crossfades, normalize, export, and much more.
Playback of wavetables requires digital resampling to play different frequencies. Without considerable care and a whole lot of number crunching, this process will create audible artifacts. Artifacts mean that you are (perhaps unknowingly) crowding your mix with unwanted tones / frequencies. Many popular wavetable synthesizers are astonishingly bad at suppressing artifacts - even on a high-quality setting some create artifacts as high as -36 dB to -60 dB (level difference between fundamental on artifacts) which is well audible, and furthermore often dampening the highest wanted audible frequencies in the process, to try and suppress this unwanted sound. In Serum, the native-mode (default) playback of oscillators operates with an ultra high-precision resampling, yielding an astonishingly inaudible signal-to-noise (for instance, -150 dB on a sawtooth played at 1 Khz at 44100)! This requires a lot of calculations, so Serum’s oscillator playback has been aggressively optimized using SSE2 instructions to allow for this high-quality playback without taxing your CPU any more than the typical (decent quality) soft synth already does. Load up Serum and we think you’ll be able to notice both what you hear (solid high frequencies, extending flat all the way up to the limits of hearing) as well as what you don’t hear (no unwanted mud or aliasing gibberish- just good, clean sound).
MODULATION - WORK THE WAY YOU WANT TO
The modulation system allows for drag and drop connections between mod sources and destinations. Want an LFO controlling a filter cutoff? Simply drag the LFO title to the cutoff knob. This LFO->Filter connection will now appear in the Mod Matrix as well. In other words, you have two views/approaches for creating and modifying your modulations: sometimes a list is nice, other times you just want the job done fast and easy.
REALTIME WAVETABLE MANIPULATION
In addition to moving through the set of wavetables (up to 256 make up a single oscillator), you can manipulate the waveform itself in a separate realtime process referred to as Warp. This allows for FM/AM/RM/Oscillator Sync and many other ways to modify the waveform, including "Remap” modes - a graph editor for drawing your own custom table manipulations.
Serum includes all of the filter types found in LFOTool in addition to some brand-new ones. Flangers, Phasers, and Comb filters all of which can key-track to the musical note you play. Dual filter types let you control or morph between filter types. Get creative with atypical processes for filters such as downsampling, or the unique filter types found nowhere before, such as the dirty-sounding French LPF.
BUILT-IN SUITE OF EFFECTS
An effects rack with 10 effects modules lets you get your sound all the way to the finish line inside Serum. Effects can be re-ordered to any configuration you want. Virtually all effect parameters are also available as modulation destinations. This is especially useful on monophonic synth sounds. For example, apply an LFO to control reverb size or dry/wet, or velocity to control distortion amount. Many of these effects and modes were built just for Serum, so there are many unique effects to choose from, such as Hyper, which simulates (additional) unison amounts, or a dual-waveshaper which allows for a distortion you can morph between two separate wave shapes.
Serum will let you stack a single oscillator to use up to 16 voices. Each of the wavetable oscillators have a number of unison advanced parameters. Stack settings allow for note (e.g. octave) layering to get a fuller sound for a single note-press. Set the unison voices to all have their unique waveform at once with the Unison WT Pos setting, or have them all skewed in a different way with the unison Warp control. A variety of unison tuning modes per-oscillator let you get the stack sound blooming or swarming like you want.