What is KVR Audio? | Submit News | Advertise | Developer Account

Options (Affects News & Product results only):

OS:
Format:
Include:
Quick Search KVR

"Quick Search" KVR Audio's Product Database, News Items, Developer Listings, Forum Topics and videos here. For advanced Product Database searching please use the full product search. For the forum you can use the phpBB forum search.

To utilize the power of Google you can use the integrated Google Site Search.

Products 0

Developers 0

News 0

Forum 0

Videos 0

Search  

Native Instruments has released Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass, a new Kontakt instrument featuring the sound of a Rickenbacker 4003 bass guitar. Sampled by bassist and instrument designer Thomas Skarbye, Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass is also the first software version of this bass to be approved by Rickenbacker.

Featured on many of history's most important rock and pop recordings, the Rickenbacker 4003 bass provides deep lows and a detailed midrange response that allow it to remain clear and present in a mix. Rickenbacker Bass features two varieties of picked articulations – open and palm-muted. Rickenbacker Bass is the first bass from Scarbee to offer picked articulations. This playing style adds extra punch and attack to the crisp sound of the instrument. The palm-muted articulations recall the sound of popular recordings from the 1960s and 1970s. Another first in the Scarbee line is the inclusion of the Jump Amp from Guitar Rig Pro 5, providing all the amplified sounds in Rickenbacker Bass. By keeping the sound of the bass and the amplifier separate in this way, users are given an added degree of fine control over the tone.

Rickenbacker Bass was sampled by Thomas Skarbye – a highly regarded bassist whose sound design brand has become synonymous with quality and playability. To ensure the highest level of detail, Thomas Skarbye used a top-of-the-line Metric Halo LIO-8 preamp, Mogami patch cables, and Rotosound bass strings to capture this instrument. His attention to detail also extends to playing technique. Avoiding Rickenbacker 's integrated foam muting system, Skarbye recorded the palm-muted articulations with the pick hand over the bridge to ensure the realism of a true performance, while the open articulations were played between the pickups. All samples were recorded with the unique Rick-O-Sound stereo output for unmistakable Rickenbacker tone. In recognition of the Scarbee team's exceptional work, Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass has received Rickenbacker 's official approval.

The Scarbee and Native Instruments partnership have released numerous instrument libraries for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player. Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass adds to Scarbee's reputation for precision and detail in sampled instruments.

Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass is available at the NI Online Shop for $99 / 99 €.

Additional information on Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass is available at: www.native-instruments.com/scarbeerickenbackerbass

Products related to this item:
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Other Related News
20 Mar 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments Half Price Native Effects Special23 Feb 2015 Native Instruments Komplete x Maschine Video23 Feb 2015 Native Instruments releases Emotive Strings for Kontakt & Kontakt Player30 Jan 2015 Native Instruments releases Prospect Haze Expansion for Maschine22 Jan 2015 Native Instruments releases Session Guitarist – Strummed Acoustic for Kontakt & Kontakt Player18 Dec 2014 Native Instruments updates FM8 (1.3.2), Massive (1.4.2), and Maschine (2.2.1)05 Dec 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments Heavy Holidays – Traktor Kontrol Z2 Sales Special01 Dec 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments announces Seventh Heaven Sales Special for Maschine27 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments Half Price Thanksgiving Sales Special27 Nov 2014 Native Instruments updates Maschine to v2.2 and Kontakt to v5.4.2 (plus other minor updates)08 Oct 2014 Native Instruments releases Caribbean Current Expansion for Maschine03 Oct 2014 Native Instruments releases "Komplete Kontrol S-Series" keyboards and "Komplete 10" - the next generation of Komplete Instrument and Effect suites18 Sep 2014 Native Instruments updates Battery, Kontakt & Reaktor (Kontakt Player & Reaktor Player too)02 Sep 2014 Native Instruments announces Komplete 10 and Komplete 10 Ultimate02 Sep 2014 Native Instruments announces Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards22 Aug 2014 Native Instruments releases Magnate Hustle Expansion for Maschine22 Jul 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches Twice As Nice Maschine Expansion sales special22 Jul 2014 [Job] Native Instruments looking for: Application Developer C++ (F/M)22 Jul 2014 [Job] Native Instruments looking for: Black Box Tester (F/M)11 Jul 2014 Native Instruments releases Circuit Halo Expansion for Maschine
25 Mar 2015 99Sounds Releases Free "Simply Space" Sample Library for Kontakt 525 Mar 2015 CL-Projects releases Neutron Pad Synthesizer for Kontakt 5.324 Mar 2015 #KVRDeal (until Friday, April 24, 2015) Biome Digital Offers 25% Off Rhymes With Rogue - Leads for Kontakt, Reason, Live & Zampler23 Mar 2015 Bela D Media adds "DIVA Revamp" to LE Program and offers Something Strange for Free22 Mar 2015 Crypto Cipher releases Tabla Tarang for Kontakt 519 Mar 2015 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, March 31, 2015) On Sale: 'The Mandolin' by Sounds And Effects19 Mar 2015 Dream Audio Tools releases LFO Piano for Kontakt17 Mar 2015 Tru-Urban releases Golden Keyz Piano Edition and Golden Keyz Electric Piano Edition for Kontakt17 Mar 2015 KVR Giveaway: Win Sample Logic for Life15 Mar 2015 What Happened On KVR Last Week? (W/E Mar 15)15 Mar 2015 SM Drums launches website offering Free Deeply Sampled Classic Acoustic Drum Kit14 Mar 2015 Biome Digital releases "Rhymes With Rogue - Leads" Sample Pack12 Mar 2015 Particle Sound releases "4RP I" for Kontakt with Introductory Offer12 Mar 2015 e-instruments releases Session Keys Electric R - Electric Piano Instrument for Kontakt & Kontakt Player11 Mar 2015 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz Offer: 62% off Morphzilla by Micromorph10 Mar 2015 MODWHEEL releases "Biscuit Tin Guitar" for Kontakt10 Mar 2015 AcustiX Digital Instruments releases AcustiX Soundtrack Strings for Kontakt09 Mar 2015 Soundiron releases "Drip" for Kontakt - EDM and Glitch Drum Construction Kits, FX, Stingers, Leads and Pads09 Mar 2015 YummyBeats updates Vintage Castanets for Kontakt to v2.009 Mar 2015 BigWerks releases Arpsenal - Arpeggation Kontakt Library

Show more...