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Free Novel Piano by Sonic Atoms

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Free Novel Piano by Sonic Atoms

Free Novel Piano by Sonic Atoms

The free Halion library Novel Piano by Sonic Atoms is a beautiful and warm sounding upright piano. Every note sounds different and has its own character which gives very natural and organic results. Get is for free here. It has its unique sonic quality which fits perfectly into calm and intimate music genres.

Sonic Atoms recorded an elegant contemporary upright piano, in semi-dry room. Which gives our instrument nice and present close sound. But You can still hear a room reacting to that sound. The most gorgeous sound recorded is with mute pedal (Novel Piano patch).

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It sounds amazing from up close, but room sound gives it, even more, character and depth. It may not be perfect for all scenarios though. That is why there is another set of samples recorded traditionally without mute ( Scoring Piano patch) to make our instrument more flexible and useful in more everyday situations. A smaller but very important part of the Novel Piano library is sustained pedal mechanism, which volume can be changed directly from instrument GUI. 

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Novel Piano was recorded with 7 microphones: 2 close mics pointing sound board, 1 close microphone placed low just above the ground to capture entire richness and low-end, 2 room mics placed just behind player in order to capture player’s perspective, 2 ambience mics placed 5 meters from the piano. 

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  • This library works in a free Halion Sonic SE 3.4 sample player as well as Halion 6 and Halion Sonic 6.
  • Runs as a host or stand-alone application, VST® or Audio Units plug-in, AAX® under Pro Tools
  • Baltic Shimmers requires 1.2 GB of HDD/SSD space
  • Sample resolution: 48 Khz / 24 Bit stereo .wav format (losslessly compressed)
  • Halion / Halion Sonic SE 3.4 requirements:
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BALTIC SHIMMERS – Omnisphere Edition by Sonic Atoms

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BALTIC SHIMMERS – Omnisphere Edition

A new incarnation of Sonic Atoms Baltic Shimmers library which now sparkles in Spectrasonics Omnishpere synthesizer. BALTIC SHIMMERS – Omnisphere Edition contains 1.5 Gb of original samples, which were inspired by the sea. There are 144 Omnisphere patches based on organic sounds: sea, birds, acoustic, and electric musical instruments.

All 144 sound sources are available inside Omnisphere to be used, repurposed, and become a foundation of even more original sounds made by You. These sounds were designed to be used in film or game underscores, but they can find their way into almost any genre.

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Sonic Atoms recorded very long organic textures, irregular electric cello tremolos, ukulele tremolos, or glockenspiel random notes, to name a few. Sonic Atoms processed all sounds and often combine them with sea waves or seagulls, to get original, moving, and evolving sounds. Sonic Atoms crafted every single sample carefully using creative effects and outboard. It was a long process since Sonic Atoms processed and curated hours of recordings just to select the best sounding textures and place them in Baltic Shimmers collection.

Most of our samples went through tape and after slowing down, were recorded again digitally. This process added a truly organic feel and imperfection to our sounds. You get most of Baltic Shimmers by playing very long notes. Most of the samples are very long and in combination with clever modulation onboard you may play a single note for a few minutes and it will constantly evolve. Some movements are very subtle while others can turn from even and static to detuned, wobbly, and randomly changing timbre. 

Baltic Shimmers Omnisphere Edition comes with 144 patches and 144 sound sources. The library has 3 types of sounds: Shimmers, Pads, and Drones. All sounds come from the original Baltic Shimmers sample library and were edited and looped for ease of use in the Omnisphere ecosystem.

Drones patches are made of single layer but they use very long evolving samples. Shimmers are made of much more complex samples which are played back through granular engine, which allows to blend smoothly in between various stages of complex sample.  

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Pad type on the other hand is more traditional but built from 2 up to 3 layers. All patches react to mod wheel (CC1), however, behavior differs and depends on patch type.

BALTIC SHIMMERS – Omnisphere Edition Features

  • 144 patches based on 144 original sound sources
  • Library requires Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.6 synthesizer.
  • Baltic Shimmers Omnisphere Edition requires 1.5 GB of HDD/SSD space
  • Sample resolution: 48 Khz / 24 Bit stereo .wav format

Pricing and Availability

BALTIC SHIMMERS – Omnisphere Edition is available now. Everyone who purchases the original Baltic Shimmers library before the end of June 2020 will also receive Omnisphere Edition for free. After that period it will be available as a bundle. 

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BALTIC SHIMMERS – Organic Pads and Drones

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BALTIC SHIMMERS – Organic Pads and Drones

Sonic Atoms released BALTIC SHIMMERS an amazingly moving compilation of ambient sounds.

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Baltic Shimmers is an instrument with very distinctive timbre. It was sparked by the sea itself which you can immediately hear while playing its “Shimmer” type of sounds. They can be the almost static-like calm sea. Those inspiring sounds can move like waves and eventually turn into foam like shimmer, which spreads and fade away in time. Baltic Shimmers it’s not just a soundset it’s a sample library made with organic sounds: sea, birds, acoustic and electric musical instruments. It was designed as a film and game scoring tool, especially to work as an additional color in complex pieces, but it can be also used solo in a minimalistic way.

  • This library works in a free Halion Sonic SE 3.4 sample player as well as Halion 6 and Halion Sonic 6.
  • Runs as the host or stand-alone application, VST® or Audio Units plug-in, AAX® under Pro Tools
  • Baltic Shimmers requires 1.2 GB of HDD/SSD space
  • Sample resolution: 48 Khz / 24 Bit stereo .wav format (losslessly compressed)
  • Halion / Halion Sonic SE 3.4 requirments:

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