East West has announced the release of Quantum Leap Voices of Passion, a virtual instrument of female vocalists from Wales, Syria, India, Bulgaria and America, created specifically for use in the film/TV/game and ambient and New Age genres.
Voices of Passion features five professional female artists singing vowels, words, morphing vowels, effects, phrases, calls, whispers and breath noises. The singers were flown to EastWest's historic Hollywood, California studios (formerly United-Western Studios) from around the globe.
Key features of Quantum Leap Voices of Passion include:
- Approximately 8 gigabytes of vocals.
- Female vocalists from Wales, Syria, India, Bulgaria and America.
- Middle Eastern and Indian phrases presented in a construction kit format, allowing users to create very long, consistent performances.
- All singers recorded with great attention paid to pitch.
- Oo, oh and ah true legato intervals.
- Over 1,000 ethnic phrases with a great deal of passion.
- Phrase generator for Welsh vocals.
- Expressive samples, non vibrato, delayed vibrato.
- Ethereal style, breathy vocals.
- New Age vocal performances, staccato and swells.
- Reverb impulses recorded by Prof. Keith O. Johnson and Nick Phoenix.
Voices of Passion is available now for Windows and Mac OS X Universal Binary in VST, AU and stand-alone formats and has an MSRP of $495 (€370.00), plus tax.
32-bit standalone and plug-in versions are included. 64-bit PC VST (host must support 64-bit VST plugins) and standalone versions are included.
Check www.soundsonline.com/support for availability of other 64-bit versions, updates and RTAS versions.
Check out our interview with Doug Rogers from East West if you haven't already done so.