NAMM 2018: Best Service announce product updates
Monday, January 22, 2018
Best Service has announced forthcoming major updates to last year´s best-sellng virtual instrument ´The Orchestra´ as well as the Chris Hein Solo instruments series. Let´s take a closer look...
The Orchestra Update V1.1
Best Service has announced an extensive first update for The Orchestra, which will be free for all registered users.
Besides a couple of smaller bug fixes, primarily it will include additional content and new features:
- A Glockenspiel has been added to the engine as a traditional single patch.
- 42 new presets and 15 new multis are here to keep you inspired.
- You can now play triplets with the engine.
- The new user preset browser makes it easy for you to save and share your presets.
- In the mixer you can choose the output of the channel if you run Kontakt as a multi-output plugin.
- On the new settings page you can change the MIDI CC which controls the dynamic and activate our new humanizer.
- The instrument browser automatically jumps to the right instrument loaded into the slot you want to edit.
- The mute buttons are now automatable.
- Solo and mute buttons are also available on the main page.
Free Update adding 8 new Instruments for Chris Hein Solo Strings
Chris Hein Solo Strings Complete is an extensive Solo Strings Library including Chris Hein´s Solo Violin, Solo Viola, Solo Cello and Solo ContraBass - all recorded with greatest care and endless detail, precisely edited and merged into a practical and musical instrument for NI´s Kontakt Player.
Choose from 102 different attack shapes per note using the unique Note Head function, all with just a single fader. Two on-board convolution reverbs allow you to design the body of the instrument and the performance space itself. The DSP effects rack gives power to process the string sound, from soundtrack-ready to other-worldly.
The update includes:
- Solo Violin 1.2 now contains 2 violins - will be extended to 4 different violins in January.
- Solo Viola now contains 1 viola - will be extended to 3 different violas in January.
- Solo Cello now contains 2 celli - will be extended to 4 different celli in January.
- Solo Contra Bass now contains 1 bass - will be extended to 3 different basses in January.
- Solo Strings Complete contains all instruments as listed above.