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Icebreaker Audio releases the Akebono Collection for Kontakt
7th January 2014

Icebreaker Audio has released the Akebono Collection, a sample-based emulation of the Akebono Koto Synthesizer – a unique suitcase instrument from Japan – for Native Instruments Kontakt 4 & 5.

Akebono was released exclusively in Japan some time in the 1980s. It was designed as a portable practice instrument for Koto players, and as such it features many unique features that are intended to make performing in the traditional style a lot easier than using a MIDI keyboard.

All sounds were meticulously sampled and integrated into in a custom Kontakt instrument that emulates the performance options available on the original hardware.

Key Features:

Price: £12.50 (approx. $20 / €15) from the Icebreaker Audio website.

Audio Demos: soundcloud.com/icebreaker-audio/sets/akebono-collection-audio-demos


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