Sample Katra, a new company specialising in vintage analogue synth instruments for Native Instruments' Kontakt, has announced the release of five new instruments, including one freebie:
- Handclap Boss (FREE) - an interpretation of the Boss HC2 hand clapper.
- Percussion Boss ($19) - an interpretation of the Boss PC2 percussion synthesizer.
- K Bass ($19) - an interpretation of the Rheem Kee Bass bass synth.
- Eclectic Piano ($29) - an interpretation of the Yamaha CP35 electric piano.
- Surreal Strings ($29) - an interpretation of the Yamaha SS30 string synthesizer.
Here's what they say: "The main aim is to combine the character of vintage analog synth instruments, with an up to date feature-set for any style of music or sound-design. We genuinely hope to offer something a little different and bring to you the 'katra' or living spirit of some of our favorite analog synths, drum machines and vintage toys."
- 24-bit samples.
- Round robin sampling.
- Uncompromising sound quality.
- No additional processing or sweetening.
- Scripting for Kontakt by Mario Krušelj.
There is an introductory 'Five Star Bundle' offer available until midnight October 1st, 2013, for $59 (normal price is $79). The instruments require the full version of Kontakt 4.2 or 5 (Mac & Windows).
To get the free Handclap Boss (valid email address is required), instrument details, pics and sound demos, please check out www.samplekatra.com.