Replika Sound has released RSGL04 Acoustic Guitar (Steel String), a new Guitar Sample Library for Kontakt.
This versatile instrument comes in both Picked and Finger-Played versions and features:
- 4032 Samples.
- True Random-Robin note selection (in 5s for the most used articulations).
- 12 key-switched articulations.
- A "Chord Mode" with Strum Speed and Direction controls.
- One key triggered chords.
- A "Tremelo Picking Mode" with Speed control.
- A Vibrato Key to provide a quick way of playing in vibrato on any articulation.
- Two Display Windows on the GUI - giving the name and constituent notes of each chord selected.
- A Page of Effects Units (EQ, Compression, Delay, Convolution Reverb).
The one key triggered Chord Library includes:
- 30 Bar Chord shapes.
- 26 Common Open Chords.
- Power Chords for each note.
Key Switched Articulations:
- Legato (Non Vibrato).
- Hammer On.
- Pull Off.
- Slide Up into Note.
- Slide Down after Note.
- Fret Noises.
- Natural Harmonics.
- Sul Ponticello (Plucked near the bridge).
- Percussive Hits.
All main features of this instrument are fully MIDI automatable. All sounds were recorded with natural sustain and resonance (no loops).
Price: $42. It will only work on the full version of Kontakt 5, not the free Kontakt Player.
This short Video shows what it can do out of the box: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5A_60na-Rh8
Below is an example of 6 instances of this instrument working together as a "band". All sounds here are from RSGL04: soundcloud.com/replikasound/rsgl-04-gtr-group-jam-demo
Further information (and a Free version of RSGL01) is available to download from the Replika Sound SampleCD page together with a full feature guide.