After a long period of detailed research, development and fine-tuning Neocymatics is proud to announce the release of Hybrid Strings, a Kontakt Library that will bring a new perspective to Virtual Strings.
The purpose of Hybrid Strings is to serve as a Solo String Library but also as a Section one. Our aim was to achieve the highest playability and expressiveness possible in real time, with no compromise in quality or diversity.
Hybrid Strings is 3 Libraries in 1, each with its own character and tone:
Bright, professional sound that fits in the mix out of the box. Your Best Choice for Magnificent Orchestral Scoring.
Lush, warm sound, perfectly suitable for realistic solos, covering almost every music genre from Classical to Ethnic.
Sharp, imposing sound that will cut through the mix. The alternative approach to Strings' sound, bringing new air to your musical experimentations.
Crystal-clear Audio Quality, Ultra Dry Sound with full control over Room/Air
Dynamic Amplitude Sound Shaping, controlled through Breath Controller/Expression Pedal or any Midi CC of your choice
True Legato Performance - Realistic Trills
Real-time portamento/glissando with variable Finger-String contact and full control over portamento time
Fully controlled real-time Vibrato with variety of techniques/intensity
Fully controlled String Resonances/Harmonics for every note
Formant-correct realistic Pitch-Bend action
Real-time control over Attack Dynamics for both monophonic and polyphonic playing
Increased playability with only 3 articulations to cover the full range of playing techniques (staccato, spiccato, legato, pizzicato, tremolo, portamento, polyphonic playing) in only 1 patch per instrument
FX Processor tweaked for every instrument respectively, with assignable controllers for real-time sound morphing
30 custom Impulse Responses that will truly transform your sound, ranging from Short Spaces and Early Reflections to Huge Halls and Concert Stages, all recorded at 96 kHz
Individual Note Microtuning with 200 cents range, including 22 ready presets of Byzantine Sounds, Middle Eastern Scales, Arabic Maqams and Miscellaneous Tunings (Pythagorean, Just Intonation etc) - Ability to transpose every Tuning to any Base Note. All Tunings use precision of 2 decimal numbers