Free Kontakt Instruments
Welcome to the Free Kontakt Instruments page on Logic Pro Expert.
I absolutely love discovering and supporting these little startups from around the globe, taking their shot at becoming supernovae in the ever-expanding universe of Native Instruments’ Kontakt instruments. Today’s find via KVR, named “Low Drums”, is from Rastsound, a team of audio creatives based in Istanbul and Berlin.
Today’s spotlight is on Embertone from North Carolina USA, a company that makes affordable instruments for Native Instrument’s Kontakt sampler software. They specialize in sampled solo strings, winds, and percussion. They offer a few free Kontakt instruments as well: Ancient Voices, Ivory Wind and Intimate Strings LITE.
If you’ve been searching for some fresh samples of snaps, claps, slaps, stomps, and shouts, pick up Red Room Audio’s vocal and body effects virtual instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt (full version). It’s entirely free and sounds great!
99 Sounds released Project Exodus, a free Kontakt library for electronic musicians, film score composers, and sound designers.
Cinematique Instruments have recently released a free version of Ensemblia, an instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt that lets you easily create polyphonic chamber arrangements and textures. That brings the number of free Kontakt libraries they offer to five.
The Percussa Tool Box by composer Richard Gould is a free Kontakt library containing a range of percussion instruments. It contains some obscure elements such a rain stick, an ocean drum and a thunder tube, and includes unorthodox techniques such as bowed cymbal.
This free sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt was made by Cinematique Instruments: Sägezahn 2015 contains sounds which were made by using the sawtooth generator/ oscillators and filters of the Korg MS20, Roland JX-3P, Ensoniq ESQ-1 and Electro Harmonix Microsynth.
Simple Flute is a free kontakt instrument by Fluffy Audio featuring a controllable amount of vibrato, three phase locked dynamic layers, legato control, long and short articulations, micro tuning presets and a wide selection of impulse reverb presets.
Sofar it has been quite a good week for those looking to expand their library of free Kontakt instruments. Kindly brought to you by Wavesfactory, this melodica sample library has been modeled after the imperfect behaviour of the real thing, with both original tuning and perfectly tuned samples, 2 microphone positions, breath controls, and more.
Karoryfer Lecolds and Bigcat Instruments released a free Kontakt instrument based on a simple cello sample library, which is intended to be flexible and easy to use. The cello was recorded close-miked, without vibrato, and the samples are completely unprocessed.
Nice one for your collection of free Kontakt instruments: Kosmology FreeFall is a free version of the powerful Kosmology Sequencing System, which uses 110 sampled instruments collected from current Kosmology and Kosmos products to offer a free entry point into the world of Kosmology.