First Look: GrindHouse by Funk/Soul Productions Big Fish Audio


Doubling down on niche virtual instruments, Funk/Soul release Grindhouse – a spot on tribute to the sounds of B-Movie scores of the 70s that is sure to inspire!

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First Look: GrindHouse by Funk/Soul Productions Big Fish Audio

Grindhouse Kontakt Player Instrument

Grindhouse is a collection of odd and edgy, vintage and retro instruments. It comes with a wide range of drums & percussion, horns and winds, vocal, string and effects as well as keyboards, basses and guitars divided among 70 NKIs.

GrindHouse sells for $99.95 from Big Fish Audio



I thought checking out sample libraries all day was a pretty sweet gig! Boy the guys at Funk/Soul Production “watched a lot of old exploitation films from the 1970’s, and set out to replicate some of the vocal and instrument sounds that were used in those films.” I would love to see what their tax guy says when they turn in stacks of VHS receipts for “research”.

The developer set out to capture the grit and grim in a pack of multi-sampled instruments, one shots and a few loops to capture the sound and style of those “Grindhouse” films and they have succeeded with flying colors.


Many Grindhouse Multi-sampled Instruments have key switches to trigger different articulations as well as a set of controls for timbre and effects.

Each of the multi sampled instruments has the usual suspects for changing timbre and adding some effects. See the official walk-through below for more details.

The instruments are divided into folders by section and cover a huge range of sounds from retro-style Kung Fu, Spaghetti Western, Biker Gang, Girl Gang, Women in Prison, Pinky Violence, Low-Budget Horror, Italian Crime, Japanese Yakuza, or Blaxploitation B-movie soundtrack and are delivered as 70 NKIs.

All 70 of the Kontakt presets for your viewing pleasure.

What the library lacks in legato sample transitions (for instruments like the strings and flutes and horns) it makes up for with character and style. I could have been more critical about the limited dynamic layers as well, but for the size of the collection and the asking price this library is a real gem!


Grindhouse is a Kontakt Player instrument compatible with both the free and full versions of Native Instruments Kontakt.
The library downloads as 12.44 GB and contains 70 NKI presets made up of 24-bit samples.

GrindHouse sells for $99.95 from Big Fish Audio

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