CL-Projects Hypernova KONTAKT
is the new 'Top of the line' Kontakt synthesizer from CL-Projects. Based on a well known polyphonic synthesizer from the late 90's that was capable of emulating Minimoog, Jupiter 8, Juno 106 and ARP 2600 sounds. The Hypernova Kontakt synth is no different. It can also emulate classic synthesizer sounds, making use of sampling technology instead of the virtual analog and substractive technology the original synth used. Hypernova is a 3 oscillator synthesizer which uses 50 different sound sets per oscillator. The sounds were sampled without the filter, LFO and effects settings. All the sounds were recreated with the Kontakt's filters, LFO's and effects. Hypernova is therefore an ideal tool for sound designers and musicians who want to make their own sounds.
THE CONTROLS PAGE
contains the parameters to completely alter and edit the sound. The Hypernova synthesizer has a 3 oscillator architecture. All the parameters on the controls page are available for the 3 oscillators seperately. Four different waveforms can be selected for each oscillator: square, saw, noise and special. The special waveform is a choice between 50 different waveforms, selectable via a menu. Each oscillator has level, pan, tuning and modulation parameters. The global section contains the parameters that affects all three oscillators at once. On the the top left are the poly, solo, legato and offset settings with the possibility to change the note order in which the notes are played when set to solo, legato or offset: last, next, low and high. On the top right you can find the Portamento and Unisono parameters. The filter section contains 5 different filters of which 4 are ladder filters known for their Moog like character and the fifth filter is the well known Pro53 filter. Each filter has its own frequency and resonance setting, also accompanied with their modulation settings for velocity, modwheel, pressure and key track. The envelopes section contains three different envelopes for amp, filter and pitch each with their own presets. Last but not least there is a very extensive LFO section. Each oscillator has an LFO for pitch, filter, level and pan with a choice between four different waveforms: square, saw, tri (triangle) and s/h (sample and hold).
THE EFFECTS PAGE
contains 7 different effects. A convolution reverb with a choice between 7 different spaces: chamber, room, hall, church, plate, spring and gate. Other effects are delay, chorus, flanger, phaser, distortion and a 3-band equalizer, each with their own effect presets.
THE ARP & MODS PAGE
exists out of a 64 step arpeggiator with a random arp generator. Beneath the arpeggiator there's a small mod section where you can change the bend range, the pitch LFO and level LFO sensitivity for the modwheel and pressure for the three oscillators.
This includes Pulsar Project from SubsonicArtz
Pulsar Project consists of more than 100 new free patches (instruments and multis).
The full version of HYPERNOVA is required to run this add-on.
Sampleism CL-Projects Bronze Pad Factory Inspiring Pad Sounds KONTAKT-KRock
THE BRONZE PAD FACTORY is the third library in the Pad Factory series. It's a Kontakt 5 sample library dedicated to inspiring pad sounds. The sounds are perfect for Ambient and New Age music. The sounds were sampled from multiple hardware and software synthesizers and were edited and layered before sampling. Sounds can be customized to your own taste.
is a great addition for the Golden and Silver Pad Factory libraries. You can create your own Instruments and Multis by combining and edit the sounds to get huge soundscapes. The patches that use the Modulation Wheel as modulator for the Filter are marked with MW.
For Kontakt 5 (Full version, not for Kontakt Player)
10 main pad sounds, 10 modwheel variations and 10 multis
AMP ADSR, Filter ADSR with Cutoff, Resonance and Env. Amount
7 FX: Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, 2-Band EQ & Rotator
Samples in 44.100 Hz, 32 Bit NCW
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.
Ableton Max for Live Essentials v2
Max for Live Essentials is a collection of audio effects, MIDI effects, drum synthesizers and control devices made with Max for Live, exclusively for Live 9.
Max for Live Essentials features 29 Max for Live Devices, including 16 Instruments, 10 audio effects, and 8 MIDI effects. The Pack also includes Demo Live Sets featuring the Max for Live Synths, Drum Synths, Racks and Audio and MIDI Effect Racks featuring the devices.
Max for Live Essentials include:
BASS: is a virtual analog, monophonic synthesizer that brings the whole sonic palette of deep and classic to heavily distorted, rumbling bass sounds.
POLI is a classic sounding virtual analog synth designed for polyphonic chords and phrases. Its character comes from de-tunable oscillators, a diverse modulation section and a built in chorus.
MULTI is a versatile and fun multimode synthesizer which features 6 synth engines in a single device. It has 8 knobs and 4 of the knobs change the parameters according to one of the selected modes. The global controls are Mode, Attack, Release and Volume.
Drum Synths: 13 custom-created synthesizers for drum and percussion sounds, with velocity control over just about every parameter. Don’t be afraid to try them for leads and basses too.
Convolution Reverb: A sample-based reverb suite with hundreds of impulse responses of real spaces and world class hardware such as the Bricasti M7. Features two reverb devices, Convolution Reverb and Convolution Reverb Pro for added controls, plus a utility for creating your own reverb spaces.
Buffer Shuffler 2.0: An improved version of Live 8’s Buffer Shuffler, with new effects to sequence (including stutter, gate, pitch, frequency shift, amp, and pan), plus a redesigned interface with improved layout and pattern storage. New, intelligent options for "dice” modes mean that you can precisely fine tune how sequences change over time.
Pitch Drop recreates the sound of a vinyl record slowing down after the turntable's motor is stopped. This results in the effect of the sound being pitched down.
Arp is an advanced pattern-based midi Arpeggiator. It can sort, repeat and transpose incoming midi notes in various ways, while controlling a number of other parameters such as note length, velocity and more.
MonoSequencer: Sequence a melody according to a flexible grid, with separate dedicated sequencers for note, velocity, octave, duration, and note repeats. Notes can be locked to key and scale, and each sequence comes with an intelligent randomizer. Sync your sequence with Live, or trigger it with MIDI input.
Instant Haus is a beat generator optimized for house music or broken beats and contains a large variety of patterns for both styles.
NoteEcho: A MIDI Echo with unique features
Take total control over your Live Sets and sounds.
MAP8 is a utility macro device especially useful with Push and other 8 knob controllers.
LFO is a Max for Live device that uses an LFO (low frequency oscillator) to modulate a single parameter in your Live Set. There’s also A MIDI version of the LFO
MultiMap is a control Device that allows you to map up to eight parameters anywhere in your Live se
XYPad let’s you control 2 Live parameters with XY pad.
Envelope is a Max for Live device that uses an envelope function generator to modulate a single parameter in your Live Set
Envelope Follower is a Max for Live device that tracks the changes in volume of an incoming audio signal and uses this information to modulate a mapped parameter
Requires Ableton Suite 9.5 and Cycling Max 7.0.6!!!
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
Olson Audio Synthetic Instruments Library KONTAKT-DELiRiUM
Synthetic Instruments (SI-KTK) is a CD-ROM library with 43 waveform sets and more then 250 individual synthesizer instruments. SI-KTK will work in Kontakt version 1.2 and up. SI-KTK's instruments are true subtractive synthesizer programs, taking advantage of Kontakt's synthesizer engine, filters and modulation capabilities. Carefully prepared and unfiltered audio spectrums has been programmed and sampled, using an Analogue Systems 5-VCO modular and a Waldorf Microwave XT. The instruments were made by combining the audio data with parameter and filter tweaking - inside Kontakt.
To form the instrument sounds and characteristics, Kontakt's filters, modulation routings are extensively utilized. Key velocity, pressure and modulation wheel are programmed for huge articulations. Amp and filter ENV parameters, controlled by key velocity, increases the sense of physical instrument behavior and feel..
The instruments are named by their sample set labels plus an indication of their styles - Bass, kbd, ld and pad. A wide mix of warm analogue style and ice cold digital modes. Evolving sounds, oscillator syncs, deep spacious pads, synth basses, detuned VCO patches with extreme saturation. But also chord friendly, thin and discreet instruments, suitable for piano style playing.
- True subtractive synthesis
- More than 250 patches
- 43 sample sets
- Huge articulations and instrument feel
- VCO audio data from Analogue Systems modular synthesizer
- Digital mode audio from Waldorf's Microwave II series
- Sound shaping utilizing Kontakt's synthesizer engine & filters
- Audio, carefully looped in natural sound cycles
- Evolving and static unfiltered spectrums
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.