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Pendleonium³ Review – a Hybrid Instrument Library by Sound Dust

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Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review

Pendleonium³ is a hybrid instrument library built from different guitars, devices, with some mixed in Tape Echo and spring reverb. The name is originating in the need to call it something, a typical Pendle choice.

Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review UI

Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review UI

Sound Dust is the brainchild of Pendle Poucher, a Brighton UK based composer, sound designer and lover of funny noises. Sound Dust did send a review copy with no strings attached. See also our Ships Piano³ by Sound Dust ReviewINFUNDIBULUM#1 by Sound Dust ReviewModular Chaos Engine Vol 1-4 by Sound Dust Review, Cloud Viola2 by Sound Dust Review, and FRICTION (DIVA presets) by Sound Dust Review.

Pendle has written, produced and performed soundtracks for every significant UK TV station and much more all over the world. Pendle worked for ten years as sound designer and composer for award-winning theatre company DreamThinkSpeak devising amongst others a 32 channel soundtrack for their radical reworking of Hamlet “The Rest is Silence” in 2012.

Installation

This is a 1.3isch GB hybrid sample library for Kontakt 5, the full version of Kontakt is required.

Sound

Pendleonium³ shines when you compose and need outstanding sounds, pianos, strings, smooth synth-like pads, noises, and mysterious noises. Pendle describes the sound ofPendleonium³  as seismic movement and deep rich textures at the lower register and in high registers like ripples passing through mercury. (!)

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Sound Dust recorded several instruments, a Baritone Guitar, a Tape Baritone Guitar, Fernades Sustainer Infinite Guitar, and a Spring Viola. Recorded through various amps (Laney VC15 valve amp), chorus (Roland Chorus Echo RE501), and spring reverb (Vermona RetroVerb).

Pendleonium³ Instruments

Sound Dust has mangled and sound design the sounds in an outstanding way, you still can use third-party plugins to give it some additional color and shape the sound with some effect plugins. The company includes the commons insert effects like dirt, eq, rotor, master algorithmic reverb, delay, and algorithmic reverb.

Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review Presets

Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review Presets

To show off what is possible with the content provided there are instrument snapshots included (45) – use them as a starting point to create your own sound.

Seriously with these kind of sounds available, do not forget sound design part of your job. Besides the included effects this almost organic sound are great when put through different sound design tool from  2CAudio,  Audio DamageBOOMLibraryFabFilterGoodhertzIKMultimediaKILOHEARTSKrotos,  KushSugar Bytes.

User interface & Usability

Like with other Sound Dust libraries the Interface makes sense, is common across several products and looks clean. The designed Interface is notable user-friendly to use.

Pendleonium³ UI

Pendleonium³ Interface

The way these instruments works is that you mix five layers of guitar/string sounds with some charming and lush effects implemented. Through mixing the different instruments you get a lot of possibilities. Some single instruments are worth the expense alone as you get for example an infinite guitar, drones, and pads which are great if you need one to add to your mix or have it as an underscore element.

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Pendleonium³ by Sound Dust Review Main

 

Rating:  Five out of five stars

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Pendleonium³ has a lot of character and is a charming hybrid instrument fitting in many genres. This instrument has high versatility. You get drone and pad sounds with a dusty, dirty, guitary, stringy, loopy, wobbly charm. There are some signature sounds included that remind you of favorite TV Shows. This library shines when must produce profoundly unique music and is an excellent base for your own sound design.

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GHOST DROP by Sound Dust: A Unique Sampler with No Samples in it!

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GHOST DROP A Unique Sampler with No Samples in it

GHOST DROP by Sound Dust is a unique sampler that takes a new approach to sample. There are no samples in it! Instead, you drag any sample directly into the interface and create the unexpected. This makes GHOST DROP perfect for creating experimental sounds and textures. It’s time for an experimental release of an experimental instrument…

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GHOST DROP by Sound Dust

GHOST DROP by Sound Dust

In today’s music production landscape, there are a lot of different tools available for creators to use in order to get the sound they want. One of the most popular types of tools is samplers, which allow producers to load audio clips and manipulate them to create new sounds. However, most samplers come with a pre-loaded set of sounds, which can limit creative freedom.

GHOST DROP is an innovative new tool that aims to change that. This sampler doesn’t come with any samples loaded in, giving users complete freedom to experiment and create whatever sound they can imagine.

It’s easy to use but capable of great things, making it the perfect tool for anyone who wants to push the boundaries of their music production. So if you’re looking for something new and exciting to play with, be sure to check out GHOST DROP.

The GHOST DROP is a powerful and easy-to-use sample player that comes with a variety of features to make working with samples a breeze.

GHOST DROP by Sound Dust: A Unique Sampler with No Samples in it!

The drag and drop feature allows you to drag and drop most sample formats directly into the interface for starters. This makes importing samples quick and easy. Once your samples are imported, you can take advantage of the granular sample engine to manipulate them in a variety of ways.

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The auto-pitch detection makes it easy to keep your samples in tune, while the manual pitch adjustment lets you fine-tune the pitch to get exactly the sound you’re looking for. The loop mode allows you to loop your samples so they play continuously, while the one-shot mode lets you trigger them manually.

You can also adjust the loop/sample start and length to get the perfect loop or trigger point. And last but not least, the volume ADSR lets you control the amplitude of your sample in a variety of ways. The GHOST DROP is a powerful tool for any producer or musician looking to work with samples.

Ghost Drop XY Pad

The Ghost Drop XY Pad is a versatile and powerful tool for DJs and producers. It features four puck controllers with value read out, sample playback speed/grain size, reverb mix/size, low pass/high pass filter, and peak EQ/gain.

This allows you to create a wide range of sounds and effects, making it an essential tool for any serious producer or DJ. The Ghost Drop XY Pad is also very user-friendly, making it easy to get started with creating amazing soundscapes. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, the Ghost Drop XY Pad is sure to take your music to the next level.

GHOSTDROP by sounddust Install
GHOSTDROP by sounddust Install

Easy to use:

  • Unzip to your Sound Dust sample folder
  • Open in Kontakt from the files tab
  • Drag samples into the main interface
  • Make excellent noises

Conclusion

GHOST DROP is a powerful and easy-to-use sampler that comes with a variety of features to make working with samples a breeze. The drag and drop feature allows you to drag and drop most sample formats directly into the interface for starters. This makes importing samples quick and easy. Once your samples are imported, you can take advantage of the granular sample engine to manipulate them in a variety of ways.

The auto-pitch detection makes it easy to keep your samples in tune, while the manual pitch adjustment lets you fine-tune the pitch to get exactly the sound you’re looking for. The loop mode allows you to loop your samples so they play continuously, while the one-shot mode lets you trigger them manually.

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You can also adjust the loop/sample start and length to get the perfect loop or trigger point. And last but not least, the volume ADSR lets you control the amplitude of your sample in a variety of ways. The GHOST DROP is a powerful tool for any producer or musician looking to work with samples.

The Ghost Drop XY Pad is a versatile and powerful tool for DJs and producers. It features four puck controllers with the value readout, sample playback speed/grain size, reverb mix/size, low pass/high pass filter, and peak EQ/gain.

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Sound Dust DRIFT001: A New Minimalism Concept

Sound Dust DRIFT001: A New Minimalism Concept

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DRIFT001- Minimal Maximal

Step into another world with DRIFT001. This beautiful, hybrid electro-acoustic instrument will transport you to a place of magic and wonder. With 11 deeply sampled articulations, you can explore a vast range of sounds, from pianos and strings to synths and tape machines.

The 5GB of 24bit multi-samples provides plenty of room to experiment, and the 100 snapshots are a great starting point for creating your own unique soundscapes.

The wow, flutter, and throb controls add an extra layer of depth and dimension to your playing, making DRIFT001 an incredibly versatile and expressive instrument. Whether you’re looking for gentle mood music or high-energy soundscape creation, this instrument is sure to inspire.

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New Minimalism Concept

Sound Dust is a company that specializes in creating unique musical instruments. Their goal is to inspire new music and new ways of making music. To achieve this, they often build contraptions that are packed with possibilities.

These contraptions usually have a lot of controls, which allows the user to create a variety of sounds. In addition to being functional, these instruments are also quite aesthetically pleasing. They are often made from wood or metal, and they often have intricate designs. Sound Dust’s instruments are used by a variety of people, including musicians, producers, and Film composers.

Sound Dust DRIFT001 is a new minimalism concept that allows for maximal sound sculpting. This innovative new Kontakt Library has a simple front end that controls complex sounds, resulting in gorgeous, minimalist tones. Whether you’re a musician looking to add depth and texture to your tracks or someone who enjoys beautiful sounds, DRIFT001 is sure to please!

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“Drift,” by definition, is the act of moving slowly and gradually from one place to another. It’s an apt name for this sleek new synth, which takes a simple, elegant approach to sound design. The DRIFT 001 boasts just four large knobs on its front panel, each of which controls multiple functions. The result is an uncomplicated yet powerful instrument that invites experimentation.

Behind the scenes, the DRIFT 001 is a complex machine capable of creating millions of new sounds. Whether you’re looking to create subtle shifts in your music or radically transform your soundscape, the DRIFT 001 is a versatile tool that will help you realize your vision.

The pursuit of beauty is something that has been around since the beginning of time. Whether it is in the form of a grand landscape or a delicate flower, we are constantly drawn to things that are aesthetically pleasing.

However, achieving true beauty is not always easy. Often, it requires careful planning and a lot of hard work. But sometimes, the simplest approach can be the most effective. By using just a few basic elements, it is possible to create something that is truly stunning.

Sound Dust DRIFT001: A New Minimalism Concept

The key is to choose your materials wisely and to arrange them in a way that is both pleasing to the eye and functionally sound. With a little bit of ingenuity, you can achieve real beauty without having to put in a lot of extra effort.

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DRIFT001 is a new Kontakt Library that focuses on minimalism and maximalism. The Library is designed to provide producers with a wide range of sounds, giving them the ability to create music that is both relaxing and energetic.

The library features a wide range of sounds, including leads, pads, and textures. The sound of each preset is unique, providing producers with a wealth of options for creating their own sound.

While the library focuses on minimalism, it also includes a number of presets that are perfect for creating more maximalist music. As always, the focus is on providing producers with quality sounds that they can use to create their own unique music. DRIFT001 is available soon.

4 knobs wasn’t quite enough though – BPM synced drift control adds gorgeous woozy tape like wow and flutter and BPM synced tremolo adds movement and throb.

The former adds gorgeous wow and flutter that sounds like tape, while the latter adds movement and throb. Both are controlled by the BPM, so they’re in sync with each other, resulting in a sound that’s both pleasing to the ear and easy to control.

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The varied sounds and textures inside DRIFT001 are perfect for scoring an wide array of projects. The wonky piano can instantly be turned into a warped felt pad or reversed ghost Joanna, while the massive gnarly pads can quickly be tamed to subtle gossamer.

Conclusion

DRIFT001 is the first of its kind, a sonic journey that takes you on a wild ride through time and space. This innovative plugin lets you create complex sounds with ease, morphing EQ, ADSR, and grist knobs adding dirt and noise for an authentic analog experience. With 50 custom impulse response reverbs, 100 settings for each knob, and full automation capability, Drift 001 is perfect for sound design, film scoring, and more.

In addition, the wealth of options inside DRIFT001 provides plenty of room for experimentation, making it easy to find just the right sound for any scene or mood. Whether you’re looking for an otherworldly atmosphere or a playful melody, DRIFT001 has you covered. So why not give it a try? You might just be surprised at what you come up with.

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INFUNDIBULUM#2.1: A Huge Collection of Cinematic, Orchestral, and Wibbly-Wobbly Sounds

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INFUNDIBULUM2.1

If you’re looking for sonic inspiration, INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is the perfect place to start. This library is packed with 4GB of bowed, sung, spun, plucked, stretched, teased, and blown things that have been squashed through the tape, vinyl, springs, and valves for the character and audio patina of a life well-lived.

Whether you need orchestral sounds or wibbly-wobbly pads, INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 has something for everyone.

There’s something special about the INFUNDIBULUM#2.1. It’s hard to put your finger on it, but it just oozes character. This thing is dripping with personality, and it’s sure to add a unique flavor to any track it’s used on.

The Sounds of Everyday Life

Sample the sounds of everyday life with the INFUNDIBULUM#2.1, a gloriously Grimey playground of possibilities. With 216,000 combinations of sound sources, you can create the audio patina of a life well-lived. Whether you’re looking for authentically gritty tones or something more upbeat and playful, INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 has you covered. Plus, with over 270 snapshots, it’s easy to find just the right sound for your next project. So dive in and start exploring the limitless possibilities of the INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 today!

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INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 A Huge Collection of Cinematic, Orchestral, and Wibbly-Wobbly Sounds

The second in the series of multi-arp workstations, the INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is packed with even more features than its predecessor. With 216,000 different sound combinations, you’re sure to find the perfect sound for your project. And with over 270 snapshots, it’s easy to get creative and experiment with different textures and tones.

If you’re looking for an instrument that will help you create truly unique sounds, the INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is for you.

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INFUNDIBULUM#2.1: A Huge Collection of Cinematic, Orchestral, and Wibbly-Wobbly Sounds

INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is a huge collection of cinematic, orchestral, and wibbly-wobbly sounds. It’s perfect for adding personality and character to any track. With over 270 snapshots, it’s easy to get creative and experiment with different textures and tones.

The second release of the series, INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 expands on her sister’s polyrhythmic cascades of sound, strange interlocking tremolos and beautifully warped loopings by taking these sounds to bigger more powerful terrains.

This is an excellent choice for organic and lovely pseudo orchestras, wibbly-wobbly dust pads, muscular Michael Nyman swooning, and massive sweeping cinematica.

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INFUNDIBULUM Family

The INFUNDIBULUM family was not designed to genuinely simulate any of the sounds included, some of which have been extensively multi-sampled and others of which have been deliberately stretched across a wider key range than is reasonable.

The loops in the examples are very obvious. Infundibulum’s aim is to embrace and celebrate the artifacts that may result from sample processing.

Any chord can be chosen, and you’ll hear the various notes begin to cycle back on themselves in diverse yet wonderful ways that a gazillion gigabyte hyper-sampled piano, crumhorn, or orchestral calabash can’t replicate.

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The last stage is to add in the multi-arp and filter sequencers, which offer three sounds that repeat through varying lengths of cycles at various speeds, along with other effects.

INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 – The Sampled Instruments

Dust piano, Lowry organ, Winfield organ, many many electric guitars, household paint brush, violin played by a proper violinist, trumpet played by an improper trumpeter, concert whirly tubes, Jecklin disc, 4 track cassette recorder, taut wires, Sherman Filterbank, spring reverbs, Nord Modular, Space Echo, Roland SH101, Hammond Organ, a singing human, ribbon mics and broken electrics, guitar pedals set to 11, harmonica, recorders (school not tape this time), Moog theremin, many modular modules, Clouds, Strymon Big Sky and Deco, Roger Linn Adrenalinn 3, home-made guitars, electric milk whisk and home-made pickups…

Conclusion

The INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is a huge collection of cinematic, orchestral, and wibbly-wobbly sounds. It’s perfect for adding personality and character to any track. With over 270 snapshots, it’s easy to get creative and experiment with different textures and tones. The second release of the series, INFUNDIBULUM.

The INFUNDIBULUM family was not designed to genuinely simulate any of the sounds included, some of which have been extensively multi-sampled and others of which have been deliberately stretched across a wider key range than is reasonable.

The loops in the examples are very obvious. Infundibulum’s aim is to embrace and celebrate the artifacts that may result from sample processing. Any chord can be chosen, and you’ll hear the various notes begin to cycle back on themselves in diverse yet wonderful ways that a gazillion gigabyte hyper-sampled piano, crumhorn, or orchestral calabash can’t replicate.

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The second is in a series of multi-arp workstations. A playground with a wide-open door policy for uncommon artifacts and serendipity, as well as an open-door policy for unanticipated findings and chance.

INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 FAQ

When will INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 be available?

INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 is now available.

What are the system requirements?

INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 requires a full version of Kontakt or Kontakt Player.

I already own INFUNDIBULUM. Do I need to purchase INFUNDIBULUM#2.1 ?

No, if you already own INFUNDIBULUM, you do not need to purchase INFUNDIBULUM #02.

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