Soniccouture have announced a new virtual instrument: Geosonics, a collaboration with award-winning field recordist Chris Watson, that delves deep into his vast archives to form a library of rare sonic artefacts that cannot be found anywhere else.
Using this unique collection of audio as a starting point, Soniccouture created additional sound design material - waves and sampled textures which, when layered and combined with Watson's original recordings, create playable, musically useful soundscapes and pads.
Watson's recordings are divided into four categories: Ice & Water, Wind, Wires and Swamps. Recorded in locations as diverse as the North Pole, the Kalahari desert, the Australian outback and Madagascan swamps.
The Geosonics instruments follow the same categories, with over 400 Kontakt presets in total.
- 6 GB library (with Kontakt NCW compression).
- Contains 4.7 GB original Chris Watson recordings.
- 400 sound design presets by Ian Boddy, Biomechanoid, Martin Walker, Andy Wheddon.
- 140 sound design sample sets.
- Custom Convolution IRs.
- FOCUS mapping function.
Geosonics is compatible with both the free Kontakt Player 5 (VST, AU, RTAS, AAX and Standalone) and the full version of Kontakt 5.
Price: €129 / $149.
Intro Offer: To get €20 / $ 30 off the full price enter this code at the Soniccouture checkout: YA6ARGHW. Offer ends Midnight 24th August, 2013.
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