Save 50% on Angklung by Soundiron


Soundiron is having a Flash Sale featuring 50% off Angklung.  For the next couple of days, this traditional Indonesian percussion library is available for $24 (regular price $49).  The full version of Kontakt 4.2 or later is required.  More details from Soundiron below.

Angklung is a traditional Indonesian percussion library featuring 18 deeply sampled chromatic bamboo hand rattles in a variety of sizes. It offers an extended key range, responsive dynamic control, sustain and single-stroke playing, arpeggiator, ambiences and custom FX.

Angklung is a full-ranged traditional tuned percussion instrument originating from Indonesia, dating back to roughly the 7th Century AD. Over the past thousand years, it has spread widely throughout Southeast Asia and Polynesia and can be heard in a variety of traditional and modern music, from gamelan orchestras to pop bands and jazz ensembles.


For this massive dedicated Angklung multi-sample library, we’ve recorded a set of 18 Angklung notes, tuned over a major scale spanning nearly 3 full octaves. We captured them up close in a dry studio and out in a large open hall with 3 mic positions (close, mid, far). We recorded each up and down stroke separately, with 48 round-robin variations per-velocity/per-note for the dry (24 up/24 down) and 16 round-robin variations per-velocity/per-note for the hall samples (8 up/8 down). We also recorded natural hand-played sustaining loops at different speeds and intensities, with smooth dynamic cross-fading between layers and adjustable release samples. And finally, we created a full collection of sustaining pads, ambiences and soundscapes from the raw bamboo angklung recordings that complement the sonic flavor and soul of the library.

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