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Budapest Abstract Vibes

Kontakt Instrument by Karanyi SoundsAlso available in a bundle

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The Symphony of Resonance

Contemporary sounding Abstract Vibes designed to bring transient rich, modern-sounding vibraphone sounds to your music production. Played with different sticks and special techniques like string bow and metal brush to create a very unusual and exciting boutique instrument library for you. Karanyi Sounds also added some synth and ambience sublayers to fit in any genre, from electronic music to film score.

Features

  • Articulations: 4 articulations with medium and hard sticks + additional brush layers.
  • 3 Mic Positions: Transient rich sampling with close (1x Shure SM57) + mid mic (2x AT35) positions.
  • Synths & FX: Add a subtle weight or extra character with analogue synth layers, tape, dimension and space effects.
  • Pro Sound: Recorded in Budapest, performed by Nandor Weisz, percussionist of the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Main Characteristics

Yamaha Concert Vibraphone sampled in a dry studio environment in Budapest

  • Traditional techniques (4 different hit & tremolo instruments played with soft and hard sticks, string bow, and brush.
  • 3 velocity layers from piano to forte.
  • 5 octaves / instruments.
  • 18 GUI controls including tremolo control.
  • Recorded with 2 x AT35 (Mid Mix) + Shure SM57 (Close Mix) on Universal Audio Apollo X.
  • All GUI elements are MIDI learnable.

Additional Articulations

Everything from Traditional Instruments plus:

  • 9 synthesizer sublayers sampled from various Dave Smith, Roland analog and modular synths
  • 1 to 3 velocity layers/instrument
  • 5 octaves / instruments

In Collaboration with Nandor Weisz

Nandor Weisz is a percussionist who graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, Germany. Currently, he is a percussionist at the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra for over twenty years now – the symphonic orchestra led by the world-famous pianist, composer and conductor Zoltán Kocsis. Weisz is one of the most prominent figures of the Hungarian music scene with decades of experience playing classical music, jazz and even electronic music.

Summary

  • Instrument Sources: Yamaha Concert Vibraphone + Synth Sublayers made on different synths.
  • 50 Kontakt Presets: 24 Traditional Vibes & 24 Soundcapes for Kontakt 5.8.1+.
  • High-Quality Recording: 3 mic positions | Recorded in 24bit / 48kHz.
  • Made in Budapest: Sound design, recordings are made in Budapest.

System Requirements

  • Kontakt 5.8.1 or higher (Full version required).

Important Note: The full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.8.1 or higher is required in order to use this software.

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