Akebono Collection – sample-based emulation of the Akebono Koto Synthesizer

January 9, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized 

icebreaker_akebono_thumb

Icebreaker Audio has announced the Akebono Collection, a sample-based emulation of the Akebono Koto Synthesizer, a unique suitcase instrument from Japan.

Akebono was released exclusively in Japan some time in the 1980s. It was designed as a portable practice instrument for Koto players, and as such it features many unique features that are intended to make performing in the traditional style a lot easier than using a MIDI keyboard.

All sounds were meticulously sampled and integrated into in a custom Kontakt instrument that emulates the performance options available on the original hardware.

Akebono Collection features

  • All 15 instrument sounds and 13 percussion sounds sampled.
  • 24-bit 48kHz sample quality.
  • Original performance features emulated with custom scripts.
  • 7 impulse responses of the original speaker.
  • 5 custom and easy-to-use effects: Amp, EQ, Mod, Echo, and Dynamics.

The Akebono Collection for Kontakt is available to purchase for £12.50 GBP. Requires full version of Kontakt 4 or 5.

Get it here >>

Comments

Comments are closed.

  • THE CAVE : Playlist

  • INSTAGRAM – ANALOG INDUSTRIAL ARTS

    • UFO ALIENS ARCHITECTURE SPACESHIP COMMUNICATION
    • LORDOFTHERINGS HOBBIT WATER WOODS BRIDGE NATURE ARTISTIC
    • HOBBIT LORDOFTHERINGS WOODS BLACKANDWHITE FOREST TREES
    • STATION REFLECTION MIRRORS DESIGN COMMUTER FLUX
    • ARCHITECTURE PATTERN GRID FLASHLIGHT INDUSTRIAL
    • MARS EXPLORER DESOLATE DRY TWILIGHT INDUSTRIAL
    • POKMON POKMON TOKYO SHINJUKU ARTY POPART
    • FOREST LORDOFTHERINGS HOBBIT AUTUMN GREYSCALE
    • HUMAN SILLOUETT GLASS ARTY EXPERIMENTAL SHADDOW
    • CITY SKYLINE SUNSET CONTRAST URBAN MALM BLADERUNNER ANTENNA
    • WOOD FOREST PATTERN AMBIENT TEXTURES COAT CORETEX
    • SPOOKY STRANGERTHINGS ARTISTIC EVENING ELEVATOR INDUSTRIAL
Get Adobe Flash player