Impact Soundworks Shreddage Bass Picked Edition

A pure, powerful bass guitar library perfect for rock and metal

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With the success of Impact Soundworks' Shreddage guitar libraries, the company received an overwhelming number of requests to do some sort of bass library in the same style. At first, they thought about doing a quick-and-dirty bass instrument focused solely on rock and metal. This would have been easy to do, but decided that they wanted to go above and beyond their initial scope and make a truly powerful, flexible virtual instrument.

Thus, Shreddage Bass: Picked Edition was born. As with the original Shreddage library, everything was recorded clean (DI) to allow the user maximum tone-crafting flexibility. Any multitude of amp and cabinet simulators can be used to great effect, but the samples also sound excellent with no processing, which was a central design goal. Impact Soundworks' experience with many bass libraries was that they tended to be difficult to place in a mix, so they wanted this instrument to simply sit well with minimal (if any) EQ and processing.

SUMMARY OF FEATURES

  • 3x round robins, 8x velocities
  • Downstroke-only mode
  • Octaves, anti-repetition & fx scripts
  • Easy access EQ, amp, comp, limiter

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This flexibility in tone allows you to use Shreddage Bass: Picked Edition for a variety of genres and styles. As you can hear in the demos, the library is quite capable of realistic and powerful rock and metal basslines. However, it is also exceptional for funk, jazz, disco, electronica, pop and more.

As with all Impact Soundworks sample libraries, a thorough set of articulations, round robins (RRs) and velocity layers are included. In this case, 8x RRs (4x down and 4x up strokes), 3x velocity layers, open and muted notes, staccato notes, neck slides and true hammer-on and pull-off samples with an accompanying script.

The next design goal was to make the instrument highly playable and intuitive. The modwheel, sustain pedal and other MIDI CCs are not required. There are no keyswitches. This kind of usability is vital for any composer!

Content includes:

  • Drop Bb tuning
  • Pristine DI sound
  • Open sustains & staccatos
  • Muted sustains & staccatos
  • True hammer-on and pull-off legato
  • Neck slides

Download Size (RAR file):

  • Part 1: 400 MB
  • Part 2: 282 MB

Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.
http://help.timespace.com/home/installation-guide---setting-up-a-third-party-kontakt-library

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Tech Specs

Product Type:

Sample Library

Format:

  • Kontakt files

Product Specs:

System Requirements
  • Requires full version of Kontakt 4 or higher