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Zoolook 15th November 2013 12:17 AM

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Originally Posted by garycactus (Post 9591037)
Spitfire Audio's Hans Zimmer percussion is nothing to do with Hans Zimmer. They just using his name to sell their newly recorded drums.

Hans never used those drums/percussions in his work, so the name "Hans Zimmer percussion" is a very misleading.

What are you talking about? Of course he's never used it, it hasn't even been released. He directed much of its creation though.



And..

Quote:

Spitfire Audio are delighted and honoured to present a series of products produced by Hans Zimmer and his diamond class team of grammy winning engineers, musicians and technicians. Where Hans Zimmer's style approach to sonic creation is often copied or emulated we're proud to present to the world at large HZ's definitive take on his trailblazing approach to cinematic percussion production. Herein lies not an emulation or synthesis of his approach, but a recreation. The same studio, musicians, instruments, signal chain and talented engineers, sitting alongside a decade of experience, innovation and refinement overseen in every detail by Hans himself. The same excrutiating attention to detail, perfection but most importantly the endless choice for tweakability and customisation you'd expect of the greatest of sound-smiths.
They wouldn't use his name like this, and he wouldn't allow it, if it was "nothing to do with him".

What a strange post...

Michael Khan 15th November 2013 01:31 AM

nobody mentioned east west?

Mike Connelly 15th November 2013 04:33 PM

They don't make Kontakt libraries any more.

Michael Khan 15th November 2013 11:05 PM

lol oh yeah.. :facepalm:

anybody know of any lesser known kontakt libraries with amazing sounds?

and i'm excited about Han's Percussion libraries.. I wonder when the audio demo's will be uploaded.. it might just be a game changer... well at least for me it will be.

classictunz 15th November 2013 11:14 PM

[QUOTE=Michael Khan;9592522]nobody mentioned east west?[/QUOTE





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Originally Posted by Mike Connelly (Post 9594002)
They don't make Kontakt libraries any more.







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Originally Posted by Michael Khan (Post 9595064)
lol oh yeah.. :facepalm:

anybody know of any lesser known kontakt libraries with amazing sounds?

and i'm excited about Han's Percussion libraries.. I wonder when the audio demo's will be uploaded.. it might just be a game changer... well at least for me it will be.

Oh you're talking to yourself...great!


Sent from my Galaxy Nexus

Michael Khan 15th November 2013 11:17 PM

please, don't be a trolla, i'm waitin on an email from tommy mottola

classictunz 15th November 2013 11:51 PM

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Originally Posted by Michael Khan (Post 9595102)
please, don't be a trolla, i'm waiting on an email from tommy mottola

Just look like you asked a question then answered it(yourself), then you posted again. I could be wrong though...

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus

Mike Connelly 15th November 2013 11:56 PM

Did you not see my post?

Michael Khan 16th November 2013 12:11 AM

ha im just messin with you playa(s)! and nah I did, i just forgot east west had their own seperate engine, doe.

classictunz 16th November 2013 12:21 AM

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Originally Posted by Michael Khan (Post 9595244)
ha im just messin with you playa(s)! and nah I did, i just forgot east west had their own seperate engine, doe.

Me to bro, I'm just kidding around, plus its 2 different mike's. I'll :facepalm: myself for that one:). His libraries look very cool.


I'm going thru hundreds of patches between my Roland XV 5080, kontakt 5 and Halion Sonic SE.

Roland is wining most of the time, orders times its a tie!

I also compared the analog outs of the roland to its own digital outs. I'm liking the analog outs better, so I'm thinking could the software have similar benefits by getting converted to analog as well?

Maybe the process could add dome life to the software, so I ran kontakt from my iMac from the audio interface and I feel its an improvement, over staying all digital.

Again i could be wrong:(

I'm a step away from getting a fantom X or Moxf to run the editors in cubase. I'm so going thru hundreds of sounds trying to decide. I'll always keep the software, but I'm thinking hardware for go to sounds and instant access...

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Michael Khan 16th November 2013 12:57 AM

that's cool. I finally bought an XV-5080 a year ago and I'm using it every so often. Do you have any SRX cards in it? I was thinking about getting the complete orchestra exp just so I can have a reliable place to look for certain sounds. Are you one of the guys who's controlling the module through your computer? I've been trying to figure that out with midiquest or something like that...

classictunz 16th November 2013 01:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Michael Khan (Post 9595351)
that's cool. I finally bought an XV-5080 a year ago and I'm using it every so often. Do you have any SRX cards in it? I was thinking about getting the complete orchestra exp just so I can have a reliable place to look for certain sounds. Are you one of the guys who's controlling the module through your computer? I've been trying to figure that out with midiquest or something like that...

Complete Orc SRX is awesome! I have that Dance Supreme and ultimate keys. I haven't found anything ITB that out way those boards.

Why didn't you download the 5080 editor from the Roland site?

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus

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brockorama 1st July 2014 07:22 PM

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Originally Posted by Michael Khan (Post 9595064)
lol oh yeah.. :facepalm:

anybody know of any lesser known kontakt libraries with amazing sounds?


Tons of great Akai and gigasampler discs out there. I find Kontakt conversion more than adequate to breathe new life into some great old sounds. kfhkh

mpr3 4th September 2014 05:17 AM

Any newer Kontakt libraries that you guys recommend?

Always looking for pianos...

kaboom75 4th September 2014 07:22 AM

Piano Galaxies The Giant
Electric Guitar Vir2 Electri6ity

Both of these can be used with the free Kotakt player. I use Amplitube with Electri6ity.



kaboom75 5th September 2014 08:08 AM

This has got to be my next sampled instrument only just found out about it.


Woody Aki 5th September 2014 05:09 PM

How come no-one mentioned Synthmagic?

Zoolook 5th September 2014 06:11 PM

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Originally Posted by mpr3 (Post 10388561)
Any newer Kontakt libraries that you guys recommend?

Always looking for pianos...

I just got this - blows my mind.


hyper.real 5th September 2014 10:54 PM

Indiginus Solid State Symphony is so much fun just to noodle about with, it could be made illegal soon.

Ozgur kusak 3rd November 2014 02:58 AM

For modern ethnic/world kontakt instruments this is worth checking out,

EthnoCinematic Vibe | RAST SOUND

acealive 19th December 2014 09:47 AM

my favourite libraries for Kontakt are from Hollow Sun

Nebulae II
Fs1R Collection
Hammond Novachord
String Synths...


that kind of stuff