Free Jazz Guitar Virtual Instrument For Kontakt

jazz-guitar-softwarePettinhouse has released WarmJazzFREE, a jazz guitar sample library for Kontakt.

Here’s a preview of WarmJazzFree:


  • 7 Kontakt patches ready to use: 1 patch is dry for amp simulators and 6 patches are amped with the Kontakt effects processor emulating some of the popular guitarist sounds.
  • 129 unique samples.
  • 3 layers.
  • Round robin played – upstroke/Downstroke.
  • Release samples for each note.

You can download WarmJazzFree at the Pettinhouse site.

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Free Virtual Instruments For Kontakt

free-bass-virtual-instrumentPettinhouse has released DirecBass 2.0 FREE, one of the 4 patches included in DirectBass 2.0 full for Native Instruments Kontakt 2 or 3. It is available as a free download.

DirecBass 2.0 FREE is a reduced version of the Mid+Neck Patch 16Bit 44Khz with one articulation ( Hammer-ons ). It has the same features of the full version .

Key Features

  • Low notes B-C-D
  • 24bit 96Khz,
  • Direct recorded for amp simulators,
  • Full sustain,
  • Natural decay (no loops),
  • 5 velocity layers,
  • Round robin for alternate picking

Pettinhouse has a bunch of other free virtual instruments available for Kontakt. Like DirectBass 2.0, they are “teaser” versions of their commercial products.

Pettinhouse Announces DirectBass Bass Sample Library

Pettinhouse Announces DirectBass Bass Sample LibraryPettinhouse has introduced the DirectBass Bass Sample Library for AMP SIMULATOR.

Recorded directly to the sound card without any amplifier or EFX at 24Bit 96Khz, when combined with an Bass Amp Simulator, it allows you to create any variety of bass sounds.

3 pick-ups: Bridge, Both and Neck plus Picked Bass for covering the entire range of bass styles.


OS: Mac OSX, Windows XP
Sample Formats: NI Kontakt 2
Cost: $99
Availability: Available May 2007

Pettinhouse Intros Vinyl Drumkits 1.5 Drum Libraries

Vinyl Drumkit libraryPettinhouse has introduced Vinyl Drumkits 1.5, 2 separate drum kit libraries, Acoustic and electronic.

The acoustic library contains 25 drumkits for reproducing the typical sound of the ’70s. From dark bass drums and dirty snares to cruchy Hi-Hats and noisy cymbals Vinyl Drumkits-Acoustic provides a wide-ranging resource for the producer and composer that wants to recreate the groove and feel of the old crackly vinyl.

Vinyl Drumkits-Acoustic is designed for any genre that needs retro vinyl sound. It contains a MIDI STYLES Library, an essential collection of realistic and usable MIDI patterns with variations and fills.

5 new Acoustic drumkits: Vinyl Crap, Vinyl Pop, Vinyl Dark, Vinyl Groove and Vinyl Jet.

Sample Formats:

NI Battery 2-3 or Kontakt 2

The Electronic library contains 30 drumkits designed for Hip Hop, RnB, DnB, Rap, House, Techno, Trance, Ambient and Drum machine such as: TR-808, Tr-909, Casio SK-1, Linn, Korg ER-1, Roland CR-76, Yamaha CS-15.

From deep bass drums and dynamic snares to crunchy hi-hats and noisy cymbals Vinyl Drumkits-Electronic provides a far-reaching resource for who’s seeking to produce original and futuristic tracks.

Sample Formats:

NI Kontakt 2, NI Battery 2-3 and SoundFont

Cost: $65

Available for download now

New Kontakt Library Captures Seventies Drum Sounds

vinyl drumkitsPettinhouse has released Vinyl Drumkits, a drum kit library on two CDs for NI Battery 2-3 or Kontakt 2.

The Acoustic kits reproduce the typical sound of the ’70s useful for anyone that wants to recreate the groove and feel of the old crackly vinyl. They are perfect for dance, funk, soul, rock, pop and any genre that needs retro vinyl sound.

The Electronic kits can be used for Hip Hop, RnB, House elettronica. The CD also includes experimental drumkits such as voice kits, industrial, game, air kits and many others.


  • 2 CDs
  • 24Bit 96Khz
  • Fifty Drum kits 20 Acoustic kits and 30 electronic kits.
  • Multilayer


  • Drum kits library


  • Mac OSX, Windows XP

Sample Formats:

  • NI Battery 2-3 or Kontakt 2


  • $89

More information is available at the Pettinhouse site.