New EXS strings freebie

Discussion in 'EXS24' started by thesteelydane, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. thesteelydane

    thesteelydane Senior Member

    In case you haven't seen it, I've created a little EXS freebie. Christian Henson kindly invited me to show it on it his vlog:

    The full unedited version where I go into the nerdy EXS details, the idea behind it and how I build it, is here:

    Get the library here:

    Hope you enjoy it!

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  2. charlieclouser

    charlieclouser Senior Member

    Dec 20, 2009
    Very nice. Thanks for this!
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  3. tmhuud

    tmhuud Brown Belt

    Nov 19, 2006
  4. shapednoise

    shapednoise Drunkard, Pervert, Noise geek.

    Nice Work thank you
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  5. OP

    thesteelydane Senior Member

    Glad you guys appreciate it. I'd love to hear what people do with this!
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2018
  6. pz_music

    pz_music New Member

    Thanks a lot, I really like it - already used in a game score I'm working on :)
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  7. OleJoergensen

    OleJoergensen Senior Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    Hello fellow Dane :).
    Thank you for sharing, it looks interesting and it sounds good.
    It must have beed a lot of work.
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  8. tmhuud

    tmhuud Brown Belt

    Nov 19, 2006
  9. Ashermusic

    Ashermusic Senior Member

    Mar 27, 2006
    Los Angeles
    By default, I will ALWAYS support anyone who develops for the EXS24.
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  10. lucianogiacomozzi

    lucianogiacomozzi Active Member

    May 26, 2013
    I'm very happy for this, thanks, Nicolaj!
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  11. OP

    thesteelydane Senior Member

    Thanks Jay! I’m working on a fuller, more complete version, with more instruments and articulations and the same approach to dynamics. I’m thinking I will release it as both EXS24 and Kontakt.

    And thank you to everyone else for using my little creation!

    I’m interested in sampling where it makes the impossible possible - there are so many libraries out there that aims to make realistic sounding virtual instruments, I don’t think I can add anything interesting to that. What I am interested in is creating instruments that are born from something organic and real, but becomes something different and impossible - or as in this case, highly impractical. To me, that’s where sampling becomes an instrument in its own right, so that’s what I’m trying to create.

    Full version with bass, cello, viola and violin should be out around September.
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  12. Yash

    Yash New Member

    Aug 7, 2018
    Thanks Nicolaj
    Thanks Nicolaj.
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  13. mouse

    mouse Active Member

    Oct 20, 2016
    Was there a Kontakt version of this?
  14. OP

    thesteelydane Senior Member

    Yes, and full paid version coming soon with extra Kontakt functionality.
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  15. OP

    thesteelydane Senior Member

    I have now build a brand new Kontakt version, with all new finely tuned sample start points and loop settings. There's no GUI yet, but send me a PM if you want it. I'm hoping to find a way to easily port these new settings over to the EXS version.

    In other news, all material for the full version is now recorded, and I'm crazy busy editing and chopping samples. The bass sounds absolute bonkers! There's also cello, viola and violin and 1 extra long articulation AND the mother of all col legnos with 4 round robbins in all sections. It's going to be a weird beast of an instrument.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2018
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