All 36 sound packs included. Tremendous value and an enormous amount of sound from the best sound designers—a fantastic way to start exploring AAS’ sound universe.
- 3300+ Professionally crafted presets - With more than 3300 signature sounds on tap, Libraries will become an original and bountiful source of inspiration that you’ll want to visit again and again.
- 36 Sound packs - With 28 packs, Libraries explores many genre and themes for an incredible amount of variety. Whether it’s for a specific production task or a new type of music you would like to wander in, the collection will prove to be an invaluable resource.
- The benefits of physical modeling - Libraries brings you inspiring and animated sounds that reacts dynamically to your playing. Small memory footprint, flash-loading presets, and no velocity switching ensure a smooth workflow and natural sounding performance.
- 54% Discount - Libraries presents tremendous value and huge savings with a 54% discount on the separately purchased price of $1092.
- 11 Top sound designers - We are very proud to have parterned with Daniel Stawczyk, Christian Laffitte, Thiago Pinheiro, Richard Devine, Sean Divine, Andre Ettema, Gregory Simpson, Simon Stockhausen, Martin Walker, Deadbeat, and David Kristian—some of the industry’s top sound designers.
- Super-fast download and installation - Install and authorize all sound packs at once from a single custom installer file. At less than 75 MB, you´ll be up and running in no time.
WORKS FOUR WAYS
The sound packs in Libraries were created with Chromaphone 2, String Studio VS-2, and Ultra Analog VA-2. You can obviously play and edit the sounds in their respective synth engine, but you can also access and play them via the free AAS Player included with your purchase.
AAS Player Free—included with purchase
- Distraction-free playing experience
- More than an hundred free extra presets via Swatches
3 unique synthesizer engines - Sold separately
- Sound manipulation at the source core
- Starting point for new sound design ideas
See below for further details on the products in the bundle.
Digital Sins - Daniel Stawczyk dropped Digital Sins and everything stopped. We found ourselves enthralled in an altered universe where Chromaphone 2 acted as a classic digital synthesizer. The 144 presets definitely gave us a retro-futuristic vibe. We discovered focused, bright, metallic, and percussive sounds that we considered truly distinctive. It felt a bit unusual considering the intrinsic acoustic grain of Chromaphone 2. And we didn’t suspect we could indulge so much of the digital aesthetics with it. The excursion was a real treat. Click here for more info
Multiverse - Long time AAS contributor Thiago Pinheiro delivers the highly versatile Multiverse, his first contribution to the Sound Bank Series. The 100-preset collection packs otherworldly textures, unusual melodic and percussive elements as well as a range of dynamically rich instruments that are particularly well suited for cinematic soundtracks and sound design. The synthesis expertise of acclaimed virtuoso and music technology pioneer Thiago Pinheiro is at your fingertips, with each patch overflowing with interactive possibilities and instantly useful combinations. From organic sounds to sci-fi scores, from abstract ambiences to cutting edge grooves, transitions and unique arpeggiators: surprise yourself with Multiverse’s full expression, responsiveness and sonic depth. Click here for more info
Cinematix - Long time Chromaphone user Christian Laffitte sends us his first contribution to the Sound Bank Series with the high impact Cinematix. Whether it’s epic scenes or fast-paced pursuits, with its strong emphasis on monumental hits and percussions, Cinematix is sure to fuel your next score. Cinematix gathers 100 presets grouped into percussions, snares, toms, cymbals, chimes and bells, hits, strings and pads, effects, and arpeggiators. Click here for more info
Epicycles - After his Microsound Textures compendium, Richard Devine revisits Chromaphone in its second incarnation and presents an unsettling and opaque collection of new sounds. The 111 Epicycles presets adventurously delve into enigmatic and uncertain lands. Nine categories structure the series of patterns and textures: Soundscapes, Basses, Plucked Strings, Keys, Synths, Strings and Pads, Percussions, Arps, and Effects. Click here for more info
Synbiosis - Synbiosis is sound designer Daniel Stawczyk’s fifth volume in our Sound Bank Series and his first for Chromaphone 2. This 130-preset collection presents arpeggiators, basses, bells, keys, synths, and effects that truly exemplify what can be achieved when a sound designer works organically with a synthesizer. Wherever your destination, Synbiosis puts forward the perfect vehicle to explore the fundamental nature of Chromaphone 2. Click here for more info
Microsound Textures - Microsound Textures is all about precision, details, subtlety, and complexity. Richard Devine’s idea was to use grain particles and tiny pulses to create rich and dense textures. In addition, the collection includes a wide variety of surprising and mysterious instruments ranging from light and delicate to dark and atonal. The 128 sounds are divided into five categories: Percussion, Sound Effects, Keys and Synths, Pads and Strings, and Textures and Ambience. Click here for more info
Cardinals - Cardinals is sound designer and composer Simon Stockhausen´s presentation of dualism in all sort of realms. You´ll find dark and light, tonal and atonal, serenity and anxiety, and eastern and western scattered across the Achromatic and Chromatic Percussion, Danger Zone, Keys, Synths, Strings, Pads, Textures, and Scapes categories. The 109 presets encapsulate their own enclosed universe for many hours of exploration.
KitNetix - KitNetix is a macrophonic sound bank that zooms into an intricate new world. The 128-preset collection crafted by renowned sound designer Martin Walker features drum kits made from exotic materials, percussion unleashed from reality, soundscapes from dark beginnings to glittering futures, hyper-detailed generative textures, and fantasy hybrid instruments that have never been heard before, including bells, chimes, keys, strings, and pads. Moods cover a huge range, from epic soundtrack projects via weird electronica to gentle ambient minimalism.
Masala - Christian Laffitte returns to the sound design kitchen with his second Sound Bank Series instalment in the form of Masala. Not a mere ensemble of sounds, Masala stages an entire collection of new instruments that you’ll love to learn and discover. These instruments are light and responsive to the touch, full of magic with bounces, buzzes, and sizzles. Their timbres are from nowhere and everywhere—an adventurous mélange of tastes and flavours. These 101 wonderful musical contrivances await to unlock new paths of creativity.
Aftermath - Sound designer Daniel Stawczyk returns with Aftermath, a 150-preset collection for our string modeling synthesizer. Harnessing String Studio VS-2 distinctive algorithms the bank revisits the familiar synthesizer categories—bass, chords and stabs, gated sounds, leads, pads, and plucks—in a fresh, expressive, and unsettling sense. The set is then nicely tied up with 49 ultra playable special effect instruments that span hyperrealism, orchestral annihilation, and nerve-racking consequences.
Journeys - Journeys is master sound designer Gregory Simpson's endeavor on sounds that evoke the essence of other times, places, or cultures. Indeed, this collection will get you travelling from the ancient centuries to modern times, from Asia to Africa, and everything in between. All that with the intrinsic acoustic quality of String Studio as your passport.
Entangled Species - Entangled Species grants exclusive access to the beloved tools, inspirational encounters, and living sounds of composer David Kristian. This organic collection of arpeggiators, pads, loopers, synthesizers, keyboards, noises, and sound effects shall evolve as a natural extension of the sonic inventory of anyone into electro-acoustic, ambient, and film music arrangements. And with String Studio VS-2 as your middleman, these sounds are just a few tweaks away to become your own.
Frontier - After delivering Starlight and Cinémathèque, sound designer Daniel Stawczyk returns with Frontier, a reserve of dazzling sounds coming straight out of deep-space exploration. Indeed, the 130 presets split up in arpeggiator, gated, lead, keys, plucked, effects, and synths categories present a survey of what’s found around the farthest celestial bodies. Whether you want to set a futuristic mood or compose a parallel universe story, Frontier will yield the extraterrestrial enigma you need.
Harmonic Geometry - With Harmonic Geometry, Richard Devine explores our string modeling synthesizer in all its facets. In his distinctive style, he brings us elaborate timbral perspectives and intricate textural spaces using the many shapes and forms of String Studio VS-2. These ingenious constructions materialize into an eclectic collection of sounds spanning modern sci-fi territories, ambiences, surprising percussions, resonant vibrational effects, and exotic instruments. Harmonic Geometry comprises 130 presets divided into eight categories: Pad, Effect, Arpeggiator, Plucked, Synth, Keys, Percussion, and Ambient.
Pivotal - For this library, Daniel Stawczyk sent us a ton of high energy shots. From the first few notes, we perked up and straighten our backs. Digging in, we discovered a hefty 158-preset collection of focused and upfront sounds covering all the classic categories—arpeggios, basses, leads, synths, and effects are all there. We found Pivotal to be a wicked synthetic, addictive, and mood-altering stimulant that is perfectly fit to spark new ideas.
LOW END THEORY
Low End Theory - Sean Divine drops its second installment in the Sound Bank Series in the form of a 114-preset collection that packs essential super low bass sounds, fast and punchy kick drums, catchy sine whistles to super phat saw synth leads, haunting and melodic plucks and bells, futuristic and furious arpeggios, emotionally charged vintage organs and keys as well as a selection of useful vinyl scratches and effects. Whether you’re into urban, trap, or hip hop, Low End Theory is serious core material that will steadily inspire your future beats.
Transparency - Transparency is sound designer Daniel Stawczyk’s fourth title in our Sound Bank Series and his third for Ultra Analog VA-2. The 149 rich presets explore the percussive nature of our analog synthesizer. Kick, Snare, Hi-hat, and Percussion loops are bundled along with some finely crafted Ambient, Synth, and Effect sounds. Typical of Daniel’s mysterious and exotic aesthetics, Transparency will yield pulse, motion, and relief to your tracks.
Raw - Ultra Analog VA-2 sure can play the bad guy. Raw is a collection of 100 sounds that showcase this lesser-known side of its personality. From subtle warmth to screaming distortion, Raw relies on the natural overdrive of Ultra Analog´s filters and its built-in effects to propose a surprisingly varied set of unpolished, gritty, and dirty sounds. Have fun and let yourself go to eleven!
Abstractions - Abstractions is a collection of 127 signature sounds covering standard analog categories but revisited with Richard Devine’s unique style and aesthetics. These finely crafted sounds include super precise percussion hits, unusual basses, thick pads, deep and animated arpeggiator loops, rich intricate ambient textures, and more. This collection of exclusive sounds once again showcase beautifully Richard Devine’s mastery of sound design and are sure to provide many hours of exploration in evocative soundscapes.
Reverence - Reverence is an ode to modern and vintage analog synths. Sean's goal was to create sounds with the warmth, imperfections, and character associated with these instruments. His combined background and expertise as a composer, producer, and mix engineer results in a preset collection that is both truly inspired and tailored for production. The 115 sounds are divided into seven categories: Arpeggiator, Bass, Keys, Leads, Pads, Plucked, and Sfx.
Plastic Pop - The 127 presets of Plastic Pop muse back at arpeggio, bass, effects, lead, and pad sounds of the 80s. Included are analog and digital favorites from the Juno, DX7, Wavestation, and D-50 as well as guitar synths, the TX81Z´s LatelyBass, and of course the Honkytonk sound! A superb kit to revisit the top new wave and synthpop albums from Duran Duran, Japan, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and ABC. Shoulder pads are not included.
SOUNDS FROM BLKRTZ
Sounds from BLKRTZ - Inspired by his work in a wide array of genres over the last 12 years, Deadbeat´s Sounds from BLKRTZ is a collection of 100 presets for Ultra Analog VA which truly push the instruments to its earth shaking low and shimmering high extremes. It will come as no surprise to those familiar to his unmistakable dubwise style that subs and bass play a central role here, but you´ll also find an inspiring array of evolving chords and stabs, ambient clouds, and slowly evolving sequences. For those looking for inspiration in the realm of dubstep, ambient, or the deepest and dubbiest of house and techno, Sounds from BLKRTZ is certain provide hours of creative exploration for your productions.
Cinémathèque - Cinémathèque is a collection of pads and textures for every cinematic occasion. Screened into Cluster, Rhythm, SFX, Synthesizer, and Texture categories, the 142 presets will support the color, exposure, motion, depth of field, and density of any scenes whether it's for horror, romance, suspense, or drama.
Angelicals - Highly inspired by the work of Vangelis and Jean-Michel Jarre, Angelicals is a retro-futuristic flashback in progressive and experimental electronic music. The 101 presets, divided into Arpeggios, Bass, Effects, Leads, Loops, Pads, and Synth categories, provide everything you need to dive right into the dramatic tension and enigmatic realms of sci-fi and thriller sounds.
30.8676 Hz - The 100 presets of 30.8676 Hz flirt with the limits of your auditory abilities. Split in two, the Movements presets make heavy use of the arpeggiator for some ferocious thumping action while the Stills presets get you your dose of fat, snoring, and wobbly.
Starlight - Starlight lands with sounds collected at the confine of the galaxy. Indeed, the 149 presets scattered across ambient, arpeggiator, arpeggiator bass, chime, effect, keys, lead, rhythm, and synthesizer categories breach into the outer space for an impregnable intergalactic landscape. Whether you want to teleport your music into another dimension or simply leave for an orbital spaceflight, Starlight is your ideal shuttle.
Ultra FX - Ultra FX is a must-have complement of highly customizable sound ideas, room tones, and sound effects perfect for sound designers doing films, animations, or video games. It's also a whole lot of fun!
Analog Essentials - Whether you are into techno, urban, trance, electro, trip-hop, or any other musical style, the Analog Essentials sound bank offers a great selection of arpeggios, basses, pads, percussions, synths, and sound effects that will perfectly complement your next production.
Stranger Strings - New AAS Stranger Strings showcases an eclectic collection of 104 'mix-ready' presets that touches rock, pop, industrial, movie soundtracks, hip hop, trap as well as EDM. Made with performance in mind, these sounds morph and change based on your playing and sensibility—they go far beyond their description.
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