Login / Register  0 items | $0.00 New @ What is KVR? Submit News Advertise
Impact Soundworks

Impact Soundworks releases Koto Nation: Classical Instruments of Japan for Kontakt

Impact Soundworks has released Koto Nation: Classical Instruments of Japan, a new sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt (versions 2 and above).

Koto Nation is a world instrument sample library featuring the Japanese koto, shamisen and bass koto, the latter of which has never been sampled before, according to ISW. Created over the course of 13 months by producer Andrew Aversa, the library is designed to capture the spirit of these beautiful classical instruments so that composers can use them either in a solo or ensemble setting with incredible realism and accuracy. With 5x dynamic layers and 5x round robins for many patches (the shamisen reaches 8x round robin variations.), the library is very expressive and capable of playing in a wide range of styles.

Among the included articulations are picked sustains, pizzicato, glissandi of many types, extended techniques (scrapes, hard plucks, atonal elements), octaves, slides, pitch bends, multi-speed tremolos, vibrato, mutes, hits, harmonics and more, as well as an entire folder of special FX patches that use Kontakt's built-in processing as well as offline techniques to produce entirely new sounds from the core audio material.

With nearly 9GB (4,000+ samples) of unlocked 24-bit/44.1khz content, ISW describes Koto Nation as "the deepest library of its kind".

Priced at $99, Koto Nation: Classical Instruments of Japan is available as a direct download via the Impact Soundworks website.

Products Related To This Item
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Other Related News
24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks Black Friday Synth Sale20 Oct 2016 Impact Soundworks releases SNESVerb: Retro Game Console Reverb for Mac & Win AU & VST16 Sep 2016 Impact Soundworks releases Django: Gypsy Jazz Guitar for Kontakt08 Jul 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks launches Shreddage Songwriting Contest with $5,000 in Prizes, 25% off Sale24 Jun 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks launches Bravura Scoring Brass Flash Sale07 Jun 2016 Impact Soundworks releases Super Audio Cart: Retro Game Samples for Kontakt Player24 May 2016 Impact Soundworks releases Sonic Forest - Experimental Granular Instrument for Kontakt26 Jan 2016 Impact Soundworks releases Shreddage Bass 2 for Kontakt Player05 Jan 2016 Impact Soundworks releases Peak Rider - Sidechain Dynamic Envelope Processor17 Dec 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks Holiday Sale - Up to 50% off All Instruments & Bundles24 Nov 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks Black Friday Orchestral Sale: Up to 50% off Bravura Scoring Brass & Rhapsody Orchestral Percussion03 Nov 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks announces $79 Pearl Concert Grand Flash Sale, Free 1.3 Update01 Sep 2015 Impact Soundworks releases Furia Staccato Strings29 Jul 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Impact Soundworks Launches Summer Sale - Up to 40% off entire catalog and bundles22 Jul 2015 Impact Soundworks releases Bravura Scoring Brass for Kontakt Player09 Apr 2015 Impact Soundworks releases "Pearl Concert Grand" for Kontakt Player20 Feb 2015 Impact Soundworks releases Interplanetary: Cinematic Scifi Patches for Massive06 Jan 2015 Impact Soundworks Releases "ReForged: Cinematic Metallic Sound Design" for Kontakt & WAV
02 Dec 2016 #KVRDeal (until Wednesday, December 14, 2016) Audio Plugin Deals: 83% Off Impact Soundworks Orchestral Bundle08 Jun 2016 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz: 65% off “ReForged” by Impact Soundworks01 Dec 2016 It Might Get Loud updates KVLT Drums to v1.2 for Kontakt30 Nov 2016 Stigmatized Productions releases Stigmatized Drummer30 Nov 2016 Wavesfactory releases Freddie Mercury's Fazioli for Kontakt Player with Intro Offer30 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, December 6, 2016) VSTBuzz: 82% Off Octamorph FE by Epic SoundLab29 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 5, 2016) Native Instruments 50% Off Thanksgiving Sales Special29 Nov 2016 HelloSamples releases Snack Pack 001 - Re-Amped Acoustic Drums and Snack Pack 002 - Abused Modular Drums for Kontakt, Maschine, Ableton, MPC and WAV27 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Thursday, December 29, 2016) Aviram Dayan Production 35% Off Until December 30th26 Nov 2016 Studio Major7th releases "KMG7 Advanced" - 7 string guitar library for Kontakt25 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired audiowiesel Sale - 60% off all libraries25 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Soniccouture Black Friday: Up To 60% Off25 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Sunday, December 4, 2016) Ilya Efimov offers up to 75% discount on Black Friday24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Muletone Audio - Black Friday 50% Off24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Saturday, December 3, 2016) Cmusic Production Black Friday Sale - Up To 60% Off24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Origins of Audio Black Friday Sale - 40% Off24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Realivox Ladies Half Price for Black Friday24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Wobblophones Black Friday 50% Discount24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Sunday, December 4, 2016) Antisample 50% off sale on all sound effects and Cinematic Grand piano24 Nov 2016 Sonuscore updates 'Lyrical Cello Phrases' for Kontakt to v1.124 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal (until Sunday, December 4, 2016) Sonuscore Black Friday Sale - Up To 50% Off24 Nov 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Soundiron Thanksgiving Sale - 40% Off

Show more...