GRAVITY is not just another virtual instrument - it´s like having an award-winning sound design team at your fingertips. Experience the most dynamic collection of Modern Scoring Tools ever assembled.
Developed by Heavyocity’s award-winning team of professional composers and sound designers (Interstellar, Gone Girl, Godzilla), GRAVITY covers the gamut of intangible scoring elements; complex Pads, evocative Risers, other-worldly Stings, and earth-shattering Hits. With over 12GB of production-ready instruments in an inspiring new interface, GRAVITY delivers a stunning sound and visual aesthetic. Get Pulled In and make the Heavyocity sound your own.
Break the boundaries of static sound with the all-new MOTION feature. From smooth, tempo-synced swells and rhythmic pulsing motifs, to complex stutters and glitch effects, MOTION delivers fully customizable control of volume, pan, and pitch modulation.
But don´t stop there. Craft additional complex sequences with the feature´s PATTERN CHAINER and the hypnotic VOLUME MODULATOR. Experience unlimited possibilities with the richest set of sound features ever offered in a Heavyocity instrument.
As composers for film, television, and video game trailers, we realize that great-sounding Hits and Hybrid Risers are in short supply.
Enter the DESIGNERS.
The new DESIGNERS offer deep customization, providing the perfect accents for your score. The Hits are presented in four layers; sub, impact, tail, and whoosh - with the ability to combine and control each element for maximum impact. Risers are presented in three layers; Organic, Synth, and FX - each of which can be stacked simultaneously with length/timing and tempo-sync options. Get GRAVITY and never run out of these essential tools again.
Feel the emotional pull of GRAVITY. With playable atmospheric textures, evolving tonal pads, and intricate SFX beds, GRAVITY will immediately become your go-to instrument for ambient composition.
The pads are presented in three-channel complex, menu, and single channel formats to support multiple workflows. Complex presets have been expanded with up to six snapshots, accentuating the uniqueness of each individual sound. GRAVITY provides flexible design features flat-out unparalleled by any other virtual instrument on the market today.
For the first time in a Heavyocity product, we are proud to include fully customizable Risers. Combine evocative string sections (ORGANIC) with ripping synth (SYNTH) and dramatic effects layers (FX) to quickly craft unique Risers on the fly.
Further manipulate the Risers using the MOTION tab; even change the duration of the Riser, syncing to beats or time, for total control over ascending tension and suspense. Use the DESIGNER to stack up to three layers to 12 user-customizable slots for quick and easy playback. Master the creation of hair-raising sound design elements with Heavyocity´s first-ever customizable Riser experience.
Hits & Stings
Add weight to your dramatic moments with GRAVITY´s Hits & Stings. Combine up to four of the 192 distinct elements to create virtually limitless combinations of unique Hits. Turn "Whoosh" on or off and adjust length seamlessly. Not enough customization for you? Introduce complex glitch and stutter effects with the motion sequencer and Trigger FX.
The fourth center of GRAVITY is, arguably, the most unique - Stings. Four hundred individual Stings cover a vast range, from reverse hits and whooshes, to disturbing metals and aggressive tonal sweeps. When it comes to punctuated textures and impacts, GRAVITY covers it all.
GRAVITY´s distinct sound is comprised of a massive collection of organic source material captured both out in the field and in controlled environments. We spent over a year bowing, bending, resonating, smashing, dropping, and colliding at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, Brick Hill Studios in Mass, and here at Heavyocity HQ. The result is a highly-detailed collection that´s been carefully mixed and mastered for immediate use in your scores.
In GRAVITY, you´ll find the full range of meticulous hybrid scoring elements: orchestral/hybrid Risers, complex textural Pads, earth-shattering Hits, and dramatic signature Stings.
It´s no secret we love our analog gear, and GRAVITY wouldn´t be a Heavyocity instrument without some serious mangling and processing. Custom-built modular analog units were fed source material from our rich library, and then layered and tweaked until they screamed that signature Heavyocity sound. We shaped each and every sonic millisecond so that your next score is flush with the finest cinematic sound design elements in the industry.
GRAVITY was designed to inspire. As with all of our instruments, our focus is to provide the very best sound in an inspiring and easy-to-use interface.
The all-new MOTION feature joins the reimagined Punish and Twist knobs to even further spark your musical imagination. A brand new interface designed by the digital artists behind Marvel Studios´ film graphics and several SpaceX initiatives provides the perfect creative platform. Redefine your sound with GRAVITY. Get Pulled In.
12 GB uncompressed (9.2GB on Disk with NI lossless compression)
Available as direct download only
2200+ Sound Sources
325+ Motion Presets (NKA’s)
19 Riser Menus
9 Hit Menus
Two new “Designers” for Hits and Risers
Motion page for advanced volume, pitch, and pan pattern creation
Playable Trigger FX™ for real-time control
Stand-alone, VST, AU, DXi, AAX, RTAS
"I recommend it to anyone who’s looking for new, exciting and inspiring sounds for their hybrid scoring" Audio News Room
"the sound is amazing, the variety is huge, and the way you can manipulate, customize, and alter your sounds is super powerful and just plain fun. I love how it covers styles from light and airy, to experimental all the way to creepy and horrific." - Sounds and Gear
"Much like the Sun uses its gravity to pull the planets towards it, Gravity pulls you in and makes you want to play with it. It is admirable how Heavyocity uses samples combined with the great interface to expand your sonic palette." - The Audio Spotlight
"Heavyocity has created an organic, breathing, flowing instrument. After just a few minutes of working with Gravity I was pulled in. In my opinion Gravity is a glimpse into what the future holds for hybrid instruments" - Sample Library Review
"If you´re into sound design and looking for some new massive sounds to add to your palette this is an essential buy full of very high quality sounds. You get a lot of flexibility being able to combine the individual elements of which the sounds are made and the ability to sync the risers and whooshes to your tempo is a real time saver!" - Film and Game Composers
“Heavyocity nailed it….. Gravity truly is an instrument, and a diverse one at that.” - AskAudioMag
"The diversity of sound within GRAVITY is astonishing. Each sound inspires new ideas and creative techniques that enhance my writing process. The elements in GRAVITY not only sound great but are very musical and functional. Music/Sound design is pushed to new limits with GRAVITY. Any musician will benefit with GRAVITY in their toolbox." - Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Pacific Rim, Safehouse)
"Phenomenal sounds and instant accessibility are the two hallmarks of any Heavyocity product. As if they couldn´t top themselves...gotta say this is the most epic and tweak-able Heavyocity release yet. It’s already made its way into two of my current projects. GRAVITY is an epic twist on creative sound sources and rafter-shaking drama." - Jason Graves (Dead Space, Series, Evolve, The Order: 1886, "Tomb Raider)
“GRAVITY is a cutting-edge, unique design tool that uses intensely well-recorded live orchestral and analog sources to create modern ambiences, pulses, risers and more. Tweaking sounds within the elegantly designed Kontakt interface is fast and pushes the envelope in creative, musical ways. The programming is top notch and inspires new directions... This is an amazing, really fun tool that I highly recommend."Bill Brown (Captain America: Super Soldier (Game), "Dominion" (TV Series), "Wolfenstein" (Game))
"Big, brash and boldly contemporary, Gravity has Heavyocity pushing the envelope of Kontakt, scripting and sampling again, and is without doubt one of their best yet." - Computer Music Rating 9/10