Inoui Samples’ Shephard Designer allows instant recreation of the Shephard Tone

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Shephard Designer is a new Kontakt patch from Inoui Samples that easily allows you to create the famous auditory illusion of the Shephard Tone. The Shephard Tone was famously used in movies Dunkirk and The Dark Knight, as well as in Pink Floyd’s Echoes. It was even used in Super Mario 64. Shephard Designer features […]

Play acoustic guitar in your DAW with Native Instrument’s Picked Acoustic

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Native Instruments is back with another Kontakt patch, this time expanding on its library of sampled acoustic guitar instruments. Picked Acoustic features 194 picking and strumming patterns that can be performed in realtime, with the ability to choose a mic setup of your liking. The 1973 Martin 00-21 is the star of the show with […]

Native Instruments debuts Komplete 12 and new Collectors Edition

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We’ve known it was coming for a while since a leak on their own forum appeared to give the game away. But that doesn’t make the actual arrival any less thrilling. Native Instruments mega bundle of products has just got the upgrade we’ve been waiting for. Komplete 12, let’s get into it. Komplete 12 Ultimate […]

DRONAR Master Edition gives you 50GB of Gothic Instruments cinematic spookiness

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I like the range of DRONAR virtual instruments. They manage to offer something uniquely interesting in a saturated cinematic music market. It’s something to do with the ease and familiarity of the interface or the mastery of the Kontakt player engine. In any case Gothic Instruments has decided to pull the whole series together into […]

Stradivarius EKO: Haunting vintage string synthesizer comes to Kontakt

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Straight out of the 1970’s comes the quite obscure, Italian made EKO-Stradivarius. Vangelis owned one and in the demo video below you can definitely imagine it being favoured by prog-rock keyboardists after some atmospheric vibes. Synth Magic has found one of these rare beasts and has sampled it as a Kontakt instrument for us all […]

Spitfire Audio will set free its Labs sample libraries, Kontakt no longer required

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Here’s something big for all you freebie plug-in collectors! Spitfire Audio announced all of its Labs sample libraries will be going free! Not just that, but the developer is coding custom plug-ins so you will be able to use these sounds, popular among producers and composers, outside Native Instruments Kontakt. Spitfire is handing the UI […]