“Lunaris has those great sounding pads from the Analog era, and combines Modern Soundscapes, making this an Ageless Ambient Instrument.”
Luftrum has released their first Kontakt instrument, and I am very impressed. Finally having the chance to go through each and every factory patch that comes with this awesome sample library, I can honestly say, not only is Lunaris worth every penny, but unlike a lot of other sample libraries I have used, there are absolutely NO unusable factory patches! This in itself is pretty rare, as I usually find at the very minimum at least 1 or 2 patches within a sample library that are unusable. I was also fortunate enough to receive the $20 off introductory price, but still think that at the regular price of $159, that Lunaris is still worth the purchase.
Lunaris is compatible with the Kontakt player, and even has samples from Dave Smith’s highly acclaimed Prophet 6! If your looking for Orchestral Timbre, or realistic instrumental sounds, Lunaris probably won’t be for you. But if your looking for great Synthetic Sounscapes, Analog/Digital Hybrid Elements, and Natural Field Recordings to add to your mix, Lunaris won’t dissapoint. Lunaris has those great sounding pads from the Analog era, and combines Modern Soundscapes, making this an “Ageless Ambient Instrument”.
For sound designers, Lunaris has a 4 Oscillator sound engine, complete with “ADSR”, as well as Lowpass, Highpass, and Bandpass Filter sections. The filter uses a new Filter Split Function, based on smart filter algorithms, that sort all the active filters in different bands, preventing low rumble and any clashing of frequencies between layers. The four Oscillators have 200 sampled sound sources to choose from as follows:
- Multisampled Synth Pads: 30 of them are original Luftrum pads from the Prophet-6.
- Field Recordings: of mother nature, ranging from calm ocean waves to radio fallouts from the ionosphere to forest drones, binaural rain, quiet mountain gusts, hydrophone recordings, airport atmosphere to cracking ice cape experiments with contact mics.
- Synth Transients: are transients adding harmonics to the initial start of the sound and can range from bell-like timbres to short synth plucks over softer fading synth leads.
- Synth Soundscapes: are synthesizer based textures, soundscapes and sustained mellow beds of synthscapes.
I am currently working on custom patches to share with everyone who owns this awesome sample library. For starters, click here to receive my first Lunaris Patch Free! It’s a sound I call “Autumn’s Lead Pad II” I highly recommend Lunaris for anyone who creates Ambient Music, and it would be the perfect addition to any Synthetic Music Library Arsenal. For more information visit: http://www.luftrum.com/lunaris/
The screen shot above displays the 30 Prophet-6 Samples you have to choose from, available on 1 of 4 Oscillator sections.
Listen to Samples from this Amazing Sound Library.