At the 2016 NAMM Show: Virtual instruments developer AIR Music Technology announced this week their newest expansion pack, AIEP3.
The AIR Instrument Expansion Pack 3 (AIEP3) is a collection of existing titles, such as Loom, Strike, Structure, Transfuser 2, Vacuum Pro, Velvet, Hybrid 3, along with the newly added DB-33, Mini Grand, The Riser plus Flux Transitions and Fresh AIR Expansion Packs. The AIEP3 assortment covers a broad range of styles and musical sounds, along with comprehensive sound-shaping controls and presets.
New. Included for the first time in AIEP3 are The Riser, Mini Grand and DB-33. These virtual instruments are suited for use with popular Digital Audio Workstations and allow composers the ability to create music using “absolutely authentic,” genuine keyboard sounds, which give their music a uniquely realistic and accurate quality.
Mini Grand. Simple-to-use, powerful virtual piano instrument with seven different acoustic piano sounds, suited to a broad range of musical styles and production needs.
- Premium quality piano samples
- 7 selectable piano models covering a wide range of piano sounds
- Re-pedaling technology, recreating super realistic string resonance behavior
- Built in room simulation
- Equal and stretched tuning available
DB-33. Virtual organ instrument that recreates the sounds and controllability of classic tonewheel organs such as the Hammond B3, and the rotary-speaker cabinets they are often played through.
- AIR-proprietary vintage organ model
- Custom designed, extra-realistic convolution rotary cabinet sound, also usable as a stand-
- Tube overdrive emulation
- Includes over 120 presets
Plug-in compatibility. Every title in AIEP3 has universal plugin support for VST, AU and AAX.
Pricing and Availability. Air Music Technology’s AIEP3 will be available during Q1 2016 and will retail for of $399.99. DB33 and Mini Grand are available for immediate download for both PC and Mac at AIRmusictech.com for $79.99 ea.