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  

Soundiron has released a pair of new libraries for Kontakt. The Electric Saz and The Acoustic Saz libraries are fully playable virtual Turkish Guitar library based on carefully sampled electric 5-stringed fretless hollow-body saz baglâma instruments.

The Saz sounds like a guitar in certain ways, but has a unique flavor and tone. The Electric was recorded in multiple pick-up and coil polarity configurations with custom low-noise wiring to provide clarity and users can select the pick-up position and phase in real-time through the custom UI. The Acoustic was recorded with a stereo pair of large diaphragm mics in a dry, studio space. Both libraries were recorded in 24-bit 48kHz stereo.

This instruments both include a complete range of sustained plucks, palm mutes and chokes, true-legato slide and release behavior, hand-slaps, bends and more, with extensive round-robin sampling per articulation on each string.

Strum, arpeggiation, gliss, legato and transient shaping controls allow realistic fingering and expressive real-time lead and rhythm performance within a single unified UI. The UI for both libraries are designed to allow full control over each string, including key range, string selection, hammer-ons, pull-offs, legato and pluck type, all with key-switch support. They also feature live strumming and chord generation tools can handle any style of lead or rhythm, while playing in any key or mode. Each control can be automated by MIDI and all primary features can also be controlled via dedicated key-switches.

Every preset also includes a full Effects Rack control panel, with multi-effects (chorus, flanger, phaser), compression, drive and distortion, amp simulation, a variety of different speaker cabs, parametric EQ, tempo-synching delay and reverb, including 45 real-world spaces and 25 original FX impulses.

These libraries were designed and optimized for Kontakt 5, but include special legacy presets for Kontakt 4 users that preserve most core features. They require the full retail version of Kontakt and are not supported by the Kontakt Player. These libraries are securely watermarked for each user.

Electric Saz Details:

  • 13,745 Samples (24-bit/48kHz stereo WAV).
  • 12.7 GB Installed.
  • 32 .nki files (standard Kontakt open format).

Acoustic Saz Details:

  • 6,971 Samples (24-bit/48kHz stereo WAV).
  • 6.8 GB Installed.
  • 24 .nki files (standard Kontakt open format).

They cost $149 each but are available for a special intro price of $129 each and as a discounted bundle for $199 through April 4th, 2013.

Click Here to check out mp3 demos (full and naked)

Click Here for a full video walk-through with Ryan Scully

Click Here for a full video walk-through with Brad Halverson

Products related to this item:
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Soundiron News
Other Related News

28 Jan 2014 Soundiron's Kazoo library more than half-off thru February 3rd in honor of National Kazoo Day

20 Jan 2014 Soundiron releases "The Beat Boxer" - Vocal Percussion library for Kontakt - with Intro Offer

16 Dec 2013 Soundiron releases "Little Wooden Flutes" - Ethnic Flute library for Kontakt - with Intro Offer

14 Dec 2013 Soundiron releases "Voice of Rapture: The Tenor" for Kontakt

25 Nov 2013 Soundiron Thanksgiving Sale: 30-50% Off Store-wide

12 Nov 2013 Soundiron releases "Fountain Wires" - experimental plucked strings, atmospheres and re-synthesized sound design instruments for Kontakt - with Intro Offer

04 Nov 2013 Soundiron Releases Sick IV for Kontakt 5

25 Oct 2013 Soundiron Updates Apocalypse Percussion Ensemble to v2.0

11 Sep 2013 Soundiron releases "Voice Of Gaia: Strawberry" - Female solo vocal library for Kontakt featuring the voice of Linda Strawberry

26 Jul 2013 Soundiron releases "Olympus Micro" for Reason & Sforzando

24 Jul 2013 Soundiron Powered-By-Kontakt Player libraries on sale: nearly $80 off Requiem Light & Requiem Light Player Edition

03 Jul 2013 Soundiron releases "Street Bukit" DIY Urban Drum Kits for Kontakt

10 Jun 2013 Soundiron releases "Voice Of Rapture: The Soprano" - complete operatic solo vocal library for Kontakt

01 Jun 2013 Soundiron releases "Olympus Elements" virtual symphonic choir for Kontakt & Kontakt Player

23 Apr 2013 Soundiron releases Bamblong 2.0 with Update Sale & Demo-writing contest (Plus 20%-30% Off 7 Kontakt libraries through May 1st)

26 Mar 2013 Soundiron releases Acoustic & Electric Saz libraries for Kontakt

27 Feb 2013 Soundiron releases Olympus Micro Choir 2.0 upgrade

21 Feb 2013 Soundiron releases The Musique Box for Kontakt

06 Feb 2013 Soundiron releases Ambius 1 Transmissions v2.0 Upgrade for Kontakt

19 Dec 2012 Soundiron announces Christmas Sale and Free Sleighbells library (with purchase)

17 Apr 2014 unEarthed Sampling releases "Forgotten Songs" for Kontakt - Cinematically mangled public domain vinyl recordings

17 Apr 2014 Sonic Cat 40% Off Intro Offer for Pop Synth - 80s retro pop sound synth for Kontakt

17 Apr 2014 Native Instruments releases Rise & Hit – a dedicated instrument for building cinematic tension for Kontakt and Kontakt Player

16 Apr 2014 Sonic Cat releases "Pop Synth" - 80s retro pop sound synth for Kontakt with intro offer

16 Apr 2014 Replika Sound releases "RSGL04 Acoustic Guitar (Steel String)" Guitar Sample Library for Kontakt

16 Apr 2014 AudioThing releases "ChromaKey" for Kontakt and Mac & Win VST & AU

16 Apr 2014 Drumdrops releases "Mapex Heavy Rock Kit" - Kontakt 5 pack, Multi-Velocity Pack, Single Hits Pack, Drum Replacement Pack & All Samples Pack

16 Apr 2014 FrozenPlain sale - 30% off all Kontakt Libraries

10 Apr 2014 Sample Logic releases new TryPack for Kontakt

09 Apr 2014 Soniccouture releases "The Attic" for Kontakt Player with Intro Offer

09 Apr 2014 Indiginus updates StrumMaker IV Acoustic Guitar for Kontakt to v1.4

09 Apr 2014 Audiority end of Kontakt line - 50% off Kontakt TOTAL Bundle

09 Apr 2014 In Session Audio releases "Soundtrack Acoustic Guitar" for Kontakt, WAV & AIF

09 Apr 2014 VSTBuzz: 50% off RAW Power Metallic Percussion for Kontakt by Riverwood Air

09 Apr 2014 Sampleism releases 'Cinematic Tension FX 2 - Vol 1 - Bass Flutes' Kontakt Instrument

08 Apr 2014 Replika Sound upgrade all their Guitar Kontakt Sample Libraries to v4.0

07 Apr 2014 Big Fish Audio releases "Steel & Wood: Songwriter Acoustic Sessions" Construction Kits

07 Apr 2014 e-instruments releases "Session Keys Grand S" and "Session Keys Grand Y" for Kontakt Player & Kontakt

07 Apr 2014 Synth Magic and Tronsonic release 'J4' - vintage synthesizer emulation for Kontakt 5

07 Apr 2014 Precisionsound releases "Jetstream: sound design workstation" for Kontakt

Show more...