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AMA I Textures Bundle

Kontakt Instrument by The Amazonic

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Sacred Sounds from the Amazon

The first chapter of a musical library never captured before!

Recorded straight in the depths of the Amazon rainforest and on a studio located in the city of Manaus, upon months of deep research, The Amazonic selected the main instruments that are part of the culture, religion and traditions of those who lives in the Amazon.

With special attention to details, The Amazonic captured every sound emitted by 100+ instruments, guaranteeing the creation of a powerful tool for composers and producers looking for a professional, emotional and spiritual sound to add to their music.

Experience the sounds from the Amazon jungle at the tip of your fingers and delight yourself with all the story and concept behind The Amazonic.

Unique instruments. Unique Sounds

AMA 1 is a unique library that provides a collection of instruments never seen before.​

The inspiration for creating these instruments is the most varied: mimic an animal sound, replicate a specific sound of nature’s depths or evoke the native ancestor’s sound of the Amazonian rainforest.

With a huge variety and diversity of Amazonian instruments, this is the definitive tool not only to create Amazonian music but also adds a special element to your epic or dramatic songs.

Check out some of these beautiful musical instruments crafted by great indigenous masters!

With a clean interface, you will have easy and quick access to everything you need during your composing process.

With each of these instruments, you also can choose between 3 to 5 microphones and travels from a further, ambient and soothing sound to a closer microphone for that extra detail and definition. Or blend it all and mix at your preference.

From the Amazon to the World

  • Never Sampled Before: After extensive research and in order to bring you a complete tool to achieve the real sound of the depths of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazonic carefully selected 100+ instruments uniquely created by the natives, that will suit all needs and tastes.
  • The Chosen Ones: From the creators of the instruments to professional musicians, The Amazonic chose their team based not on musical skill and technique but also on their intimacy and connection with their instrument. The result speaks for itself.
  • A Spiritual Bond: For every note played or every beat made there is a deep meaning behind it. Get ready to compare your next song with instruments loaded with history and spirituality.

Instruments

Textures

  • Apito de Grilo: Created to imitate both the sound of crickets and some birds from the Amazon.
  • Apito de Mari: Created using a Mari seed -- a fruit found in the Northern region of Brazil. It is used by the natives while hunting for food as a communication device between them. Through a combination of notes, they know where the prey is without scaring it.
  • Apito de Embolo: Whistle made of Amazonian wood. It has a plunger that regulates the internal air column, allowing the production of a unique ascending or descending sound. It is used for creating sound effects that replicate the call of some birds in the rainforest.
  • Bacururu de Palha Maior & Menor: An instrument that imitates the sound of two Amazonian frogs. The Ambô frog and Bacururu, a green frog that produces mucus, used by natives on their slightly injured to induce a trance. These instruments have a textural function and it's used in conjunction with other percussive and textures instruments
  • Balanço de Redes: A tube made of cardboard and a piece of wood. It was created to replicate the sound of the natives swinging on a net. This instrument can be used as a texture on top of other musical instruments.
  • Canto de Guariba I & II: Two amazing instruments that mimic the vocalization of the Guaríba monkey, also known as Bugio. One instrument is built from a rim of cardboard, a top of wood and beads. The other one, a gourd with a small opening and a pool ball inside.
  • Chocalho de Jatoba: A shaker made from the fruit of Jatobá. Its sound replicates the call of the birds known as Bico de Braga.
  • Chocalho de Rodelas: This instrument is made of overlapping gourd discs. It was created to imitate the sound of rainwater dripping in a straw house.
  • Cipó D'Água: This huge instrument consists of a rod filled with water. It was inspired by an Amazonian vine that stores water internally, which is very useful to hydrate the travellers in the forest.
  • Chuá-Chuá I & II: Wooden frame with two wooden tops and beads inside. This instrument mimics the sound of the waves and is perfect for a background relaxing texture.
  • Ocarina dos Pássaros: Ocarina dos Pássaros is a soprano ocarina, used to imitate the sound of birds like the Toucan.
  • Ocarina: A common instrument in South America and heavily used among the indigenous Brazilians. It has a very smooth sound and it is perfect for textures.
  • Pau de Chuva I & II: 2 Instruments created to replicate the sound of rain falling in the forest, using beads and a wooden rod.
  • Prerecas Verdes: An instrument made of Maárup wood and coconuts. It has this name since it reproduces the characteristic sound of frogs.
  • Remo: This instrument uses a cedar-topped gourd containing beads and a Jupatí rod. It was created to replicate the sound of a paddle in the Black River.
  • Sapo Cururú:  A sculpture made by hand by the natives using a noble Amazon wood. The sound is produced by rubbing the wooden stick on the back of the wooden frog.
  • Sapos: An instrument made of a gourd with three openings and a balloon inside. Once the balloon is rubbed by the musician's wet fingers, it replicates the sound produced by frogs.
  • Tambor de Mola: A  gourd made of Cedar wood, with a spring attached to the bottom. When the instrument is spun, the spring vibrates and the sound can be manipulated through the opening in the bowl.
  • Tambor de Trovão: A spring drum with a stretched skin and spring attached to it. With the proper movement, it produces the sound of musical thunder.
  • Tambor Sideral:  A spring drum created by Celdo Braga. To create this instrument, Celdo clamps a baby gourd. When it matures, the clamp is responsible for its special shape and sound.
  • Trototó: An open gourd with a rod of rubberized wood and a latex alloy.
  • Trovão de Mola: A spring drum with a stretched skin and spring attached to it. With the proper movement, it produces the sound of musical thunder.
  • Uru: A instrument created to replicate the sound of the famous bird called Uru.
  • Vassourão: Brooms made of Piaçava, from the municipality of Barcelos, Amazonas.

Features

  • 1GB of Texture samples
  • 29 Unique Instruments recorded with 3 to 5 Microphones
  • 30% goes back to the Amazon

System Requirements

  • OSX 10.10 or later, Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Windows 7, 8 or 10. Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64
  • Full Retail Version Kontakt 6 (or later) Required
  • Pulse installer is required for installation

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