Sounds And Effects has announced that the two DVD multisample set Pure Acoustic guitars, released last month for Kontakt, is now available for Steinberg’s HALion, Apple’s Logic/ EXS24, and as a Reason Refill.
You can preview Pure Acoustic below.
The library consists of a Martin HD-28 and Taylor 410 with each note sampled from ppp to f : up to 9 samples/note at 24/96 resolution—over 5500 samples; for a total of over 8 gigs. The recording sessions used Schoeps mikes and API pre-amps.
Articulations include picked straight, picked vibrato soft, picked vibrato hard, picked half step slides, fingerstyle straight, fingerstyle vibrato, soft, medium and hard 2 finger plucks, harmonics, four layer mutes, open strings, and many fret noises. Presets include many velocity switches: Picked to Pluck, Mute to Pick, Mute to Pluck, Fingerstyle to Pluck Open Stings to Harmonics, etc. For both guitars, the low E string was also de-tuned to low D to capture deep buzzy bass notes.
Pure Acoustic specs:
- Kontakt Mac or PC
- 8 gigabytes on 2 DVDs
- 24/96 with a lower memory version of each guitar
The MSRP is $199.00, and full contents listing and demos are available at the site.