Harmonic Machinery is built around samples of 3 unique hand-crafted instruments: Ferrophone, Sonoplotter and Blue Triangle. This metallic sound library contains two virtual instruments: Ferro and Nebulon Ferro, a match made in heaven. They both have powerful personalities that stand strong on their own, but their sounds can easily be welded together to form intricate sound design structures.
Ferro is a unique tool for creating original sound effects and cinematic sound textures. It can build a vivid atmosphere of dooms’ day, a hostile industrial world or a recurring nightmare. But it just as easily creates peaceful atmospheric pads and lush sound textures. Ferro can play up to 4 samples from the Harmonic Machinery collection simultaneously. It offers 2 LFOs for parameter modulation and a separate filter and overdrive section per sample. All this is topped off with an extra chain of effects on the instrument level. Possibilities are endless inside and outside of the box!
Nebulon Ferro is an advanced granular sample player. It is Ferro’s time-travel companion. Nebulon Ferro doesn’t play back samples conventionally like in Ferro, but splits them into small pieces called grains. Many grains can overlap to form complex clouds of sound. One sample can be enough for Nebulon Ferro to create a sound as big and rich as fully orchestrated music. With Nebulon Ferro you can steer the sound towards the darkness or light. And in either case, your soundscapes will sound like a captivating journey into an exciting world.
Ferrophone creates sound by slowly rotating two metal discs with motors, each disc touching the opposite one with a nail. It can scare you with its metallic, squeaky and mean sounds, but it can also touch you with clear, long ringing and harmonious sounds. An alternative way of playing is to bow the discs. That sounds quite different than bowing a cymbal as the two Ferrophone discs touch each other with the nails.
Sonoplotter is a true harmonic machine! It’s constructed around a suspended steel disc with 3 springs mounted in the body of the disc. To create sound with Sonoplotter a special rotating magnetic bow excites the springs (or disc). By varying the speed and position of the magnetic bow, beautiful and elaborate harmonious sounds can be drawn from Sonoplotter. It is great source for long evolving soundscapes.
Blue Triangle is the first instrument from our Spring instrument group. For Harmonic Machinery we carefully selected samples from playing Blue Triangle with a bow. When bowing Blue Triangle, a broad range of metallic sounds is covered, from high-scraping to something that we like to call scrapmetal-beasts. If you like Blue Triangle, it is also available as a separate instrument which focusses on Blue Triangle’s percussive side.
Harmonic Machinery for Kontakt 5 In the Harmonic Machinery library you will find:
1.1 GB of samples from 3 unique instruments:
Blue Triangle (Bowed)
The Ferro virtual instrument
The Nebulon Ferro virtual instrument
All samples recorded at 44.1 kHz, 24 bit
A great library full of metallic sound sculpting potential!