AudioThing Wood KONTAKT-MAGNETRiXX
AudioThing Wood KONTAKT-MAGNETRiXX
Wood is an organic material, found in plants, and used for many purposes such as making musical instruments. Many wooden instruments are idiophones, instruments where the vibration of the material itself is the main source of the sound. Following this concept, Wood is a sample library made by sampling hits, collision or effects with wooden tools (sticks, claves, boards, drums, castanets, bowls and so on). The samples are then processed into different instruments ranging from tuned/untuned percussions, drum kits, hits/noises to sound textures and sound effects. Wood features 17 instruments and 4 multis using 278 stereo samples with many round robin and velocity layers. Four standard effects are accessible from the custom performance view: Saturation, Rotator, Delay and Reverb.

Specifications

17 Kontakt Instruments (.nki)
4 Kontakt Multis (.nkm)
Up to 3 Round Robin
Up to 3 Velocity Layers
278 Samples (44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo)
Formats: Kontakt and WAV
Sample sets including:
wood block, wooden bowl, castanets, wooden boards, claves and sticks, raw drum, various hits and effects

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audiothing.net/instruments/wood
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