Best Service Chris Hein Solo ContraBass EXtended - Virtual Instrument (Download)

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Best Service Chris Hein Solo ContraBass EXtended - Virtual Instrument (Download)
Key Features
  • Three Solo Contrabass Instruments
  • Low CPU Usage EX Instruments
  • 16,000 Phase-Aligned Samples
  • 38 Articulations
Best Service's Chris Hein Solo ContraBass EXtended is a virtual instrument powered by the included Native Instruments Kontakt Player to give you the sounds of a Solo Contrabass, a German Bass, and an Italian Bass, with precise control over each. This 4.8GB library comprises 16,000 samples, affording you 38 articulations, four dynamic layers of legato transition, as well as phase alignment of all samples to provide smooth, inaudible crossfading among eight separate velocity layers.
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Best Service Solo ContraBass EXtended Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3Instruments
  • 4Close Mic'd Samples
  • 5Phase Alignment
  • 6Ensemble Maker
  • 7Library Modular Approach
  • 8Note Head Designer
  • 9True Legato

Best Service's Chris Hein Solo ContraBass EXtended is a virtual instrument powered by the included Native Instruments Kontakt Player to give you the sounds of a Solo Contrabass, a German Bass, and an Italian Bass, with precise control over each. This 4.8GB library comprises 16,000 samples, affording you 38 articulations, four dynamic layers of legato transition, as well as phase alignment of all samples to provide smooth, inaudible crossfading among eight separate velocity layers.

The German and Italian basses are offered as EX instruments, which are optimized for playability and performance, with fast load times and low memory requirements. In addition to the usual articulations such as legato and portamento, Chris Hein brings you special effects and more esoteric articulations, allowing experimental musicians and film composers to explore the possibilities of flautando, flageolets, and ponticello. The special effects provided are bolstered by an internal DSP rack housed within the Kontakt instrument. This sample library is compatible with both Mac and Windows platforms. It can run in standalone mode, or operate within VST, AU, or AAX formats.

Key Features

  • Three solo contrabasses, all with a unique sound and played by professional studio musicians
  • Instruments were recorded with great care and detail
  • EX instruments are optimized for playability and performance
  • EX instruments give you access to all articulations for authentic performances
  • 4.8GB library with 16,000 samples
  • Latest NI Kontakt Player included, no extra software required
  • Compatible with Kontakt full version (available separately)

Instruments

  • CB1 Solo Contrabass (full version): High-fidelity sound with extreme dynamic, and a precise and clear tone
  • CB2 German Bass (EX instrument)
  • CB3 Italian Bass (EX instrument)

Close Mic'd Samples

  • All samples have been close mic'd for the driest sound possible
  • Two impulse responses power two different reverbs, allowing you to adapt the instrument to match a variety of room ambiences
  • Dedicated convolution engines allow for the creation of arbitrary acoustic environments

Phase Alignment

  • All samples are fully aligned in phase
  • Provides seamless transitions of dynamic layers without sonic degradation

Ensemble Maker

  • Ensemble Maker allows you to turn the solo instrument into an ensemble, while taking advantage of all available articulations
  • Multis with preset stereo image and fine detuning for an intense ensemble effect

Library Modular Approach

  • Use the clean-start configuration to load an instrument with a sustain variation
  • Add further articulations and functions any time as needed
  • Saves on CPU and boosts productivity and efficiency on small mobile production system

Note Head Designer

  • Offers a selection of 102 attack shapes
  • Allows you to call up to twelve matching short sample variations (shorts) along with each sustain articulation
  • Provides the corresponding correct attack behavior and a note-end that perfectly matches the note length

True Legato

  • True legato in up to four dynamic layers for short and long note variations
  • Provides realistic note transitions

Best Service Solo ContraBass EXtended Specs

General
Supported Plug-In FormatsAAX, AU, VST
Standalone OperationYes
Library Size4.8 GB
Number of Samples16,000
Visual Impairment SupportNo
System Requirements
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
macOS 10.12
macOS 10.11
macOS 10.1
Memory RequirementWindows, Mac:
4 GB (6 GB Recommended)
Storage RequirementWindows, Mac:
1 GB 
CPU RequirementWindows:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
AMD Athlon 64 X2 and Faster  
Mac:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
Internet Connection RequiredYes
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