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Dear Samplemodeling customer:

The new Trombone 3
created by Peter Siedlaczek & Giorgio Tommasini
is out!

The newly developed Trombone 3 for Kontakt 4.2 and 5, exploiting our proprietary technologies, and including the following new features*:
  1. New Early Reflections algorithm
  2. Virtual Soundstage, including distance control
  3. Real time Timbral Shaping
  4. Microtuning
  5. Expression Mapping
  6. Breathy Attacks
  7. "For Unison Ensemble" Impulse Response
  8. Unison Ensemble Multi
can now be purchased and downloaded from our website. (*For a detailed description, please visit the Trombone 3 page on our website)

The Trombone 3 package includes three Tenor, one Valve and one Bass Trombone.

Samplemodeling

The retail price for the Trombone 3 is € 159 + (+ VAT if applicable).

All owners of The Trombone 1 are entitled to purchase The Trombone 3 for only € 30 (+ VAT if applicable).

In addition:

All customers who bought the Trombone 1, whether alone or in a bundle, after June 30th 2013, are entitled to purchase the Trombone 3 for only Eur 20 (+VAT if applicable).

To obtain the discount code:
Please click here and follow the instructions.

You will be asked to supply:

  1. the email address used when purchasing;
  2. the Trombone 1 license key.

In return, you will get a personal, non transferable, discount coupon.
It will allow you to purchase the Trombone 3 at the discounted price reported above.

IMPORTANT NOTE: the discount coupon that you received is strictly personal and non transferable. Violation of this rule will ultimately result a non-working instrument.

While purchasing the new Trombone 3, please enter the discount code into the appropriate window (on the transaction page or in the cart, right below the product name).
This will reduce the price from € 159 to € 30 or 20 (+VAT, if applicable).

Samplemodeling

We are confident of your appreciation. :-)

Best regards,
Giorgio & Peter


!!! THE NEW DOUBLE REEDS ARE OUT !!!

The newly developed Double Reeds, including Oboe, English Horn (Cor Anglais), Bassoon & Contrabassoon, exploiting our proprietary platform and including all the features of previous SWAM-based instruments with microtuning, plus realtime-controlled formants, a new BC mode, and AAX support for Protools (32 & 64 bit), can now be purchased and downloaded from our website.

Double Reeds will only be available as a package. The cost of the package is Euro 199 (+VAT, if applicable).

In addition, all Samplemodeling customers are entitled to a time-limited 10% discount. Please note that this offer expires on February 15th 2014.

To obtain the discount code:
Please send an e-mail with the subject "Double Reeds discount" to:
doublereeds@recording-arts.de
supplying the name and the serial number (Kontakt), or license key (SWAM) of any of your Samplemodeling products.
In return, you will get a personal, non transferable code number.
It will allow you to purchase Double Reeds for EUR 179 instead of 199, (excl. VAT)

(Note: It will be an automatically generated e-mail -- please do not reply to it).

Violation of this rule will ultimately result a non-working instrument.

While purchasing the new Double Reeds, please enter the discount code into the appropriate field below the product (above the "UPDATE" button).
This will reduce the price down to EUR 179 (+VAT, if applicable), instead of 199,-.

For owners of Oboe & English Horn wishing to upgrade to Double Reeds:

Please click here and follow the instructions

You'll need to supply:

1) the email address used when purchasing

2) one valid license key

In return, you will get a personal, non transferable, discount coupon.
It will allow you to purchase the Double Reeds for EUR 50 instead of 199, (excl. VAT)

We are confident of your appreciation. :-)

Best regards,
Giorgio & Peter

October 24th, 2013

What's new in v2.1:

This update adds to the Saxophones and the Clarinets all the new features introduced with the Oboe & English Horn.

They run on PC (Windows XP, 7, 8 or Vista, and Mac (OSX (Intel only) 10.6 to 10.8),

NEW: AAX for ProTools 10 (32 bit) and ProTools 11 (64 bit), is now supported. NEW: A Breath Controller mode is now available. NEW: The Formant Shift is now controlled in real time by CC26

NEW: a simplified activation procedure has been developed, using the License Key provided with the download link to simultaneously activate all the instruments of the family. Both a straightforward online activation, and an interactive email-based offline activation are supported.

How can I get this free update?

Please follow the link: https://swamengine.com/downloads

Either the Saxophones or the Clarinets v2.1 can be selected in the Product field. Please insert your Email address and follow the instructions. After download simply extract the right zip file and run the installer; it will deinstall/remove the previous version (if any) and install the new one.

September 10th, 2013

The TouchKeys, developed by Andrew McPherson at Queen Mary University of London, add touch sensing to the surface of any keyboard, measuring the position of the fingers on the keys. Using the TouchKeys with Sample Modeling instruments, it's possible to play vibrato, pitch bends, scoops and falls with a single hand, all by how the fingers move on the key surfaces:

Watch on Youtube

Enjoy!

Peter & Giorgio

September 2nd, 2013

An excellent tutorial by Perry D'Armond, focused on Breath Controllers (BC3 & TEC) driving Samplemodeling Virtual Instruments.

Watch on Youtube

Enjoy!

Giorgio & Peter

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