Sonokinetic Berimbau KONTAKT
Sonokinetic Berimbau KONTAKT
Sonokinetic’s Berimbau is based on over 200 samples of two traditional berimbau instruments from Brazil, one made of biriba wood and one made of fiberglass. The library can come in handy for making traditional Brazilian music, of course, but it can also work great for cinematic music and for spicing up synthetic percussion loops. The sounds are completely royalty and copyright free, however they are compressed to NCW format which is exclusive to Native Instruments Kontakt (there are no WAV files in the download pack). The library is not compatible with the free Kontakt Player, meaning that it will only work for fifteen minutes in the free version of Kontakt.

The customized user interface for Kontakt is quite simple but also very useful, providing direct access to three different microphone positions, quick tuning settings, a 3-band equalizer and the convolution reverb effect that is pre-loaded with a custom impulse response. Everything else is controlled directly via key switches. The download pack includes a user manual which explains how to control the round robin samples and get a natural sounding performance.

home page:

https://www.sonokinetic.net/products/ethnic/berimbau
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