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 Akebono: Plucked by Icebreaker Audio is Soundware (e.g. samples or presets that load into other products).
Akebono: Plucked
Product Akebono: Plucked
Developer Icebreaker Audio
Price (MSRP) £5 ($8)
Type / Tags
Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
Operating System Availability
Download Released
 1.0  - Released
System Requirements
Native Instruments' Kontakt 4.2.4 or higher.
Audio Demos
Miscellaneous Information
Copy ProtectionNone
Max. 6 items
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Akebono: Plucked is a sample based emulation of a rare suitcase instrument from Japan.

Released some time in the mid to late '80s, Akebono re-creates a number of traditional Japanese instrument sounds using a combination of samples and digital synthesis.

All 9 of the plucked string instrument sounds were sampled for this library.

Key features include:

  • All plucked instrument sounds chromatically sampled at 24-bit 48kHz.
  • An easy-to-use, custom interface.
  • Convolution based emulation of the original speaker at various microphone positions.
  • Authentic emulation of the original performance controls.
  • Two additional articulations per sound, accessed via key-switches.
  • Compatible with Kontakt 4 & 5.

Included Instrument Sounds:

  • Koto (x2).
  • Bass Koto (x2).
  • Guqin.
  • Shamisen (x3).
  • Biwa.
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