“Detonator:Rage” Review – a Cinematic Sound Design Library by PulseSetter-Sounds

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2019
  • Time to read: 3 min.

“Detonator:Rage” by PulseSetter-Sounds Review

Detonator:Rage (Affiliate Link) is the initial library of the new RAGE line. Detonator:Rage (Affiliate Link) centers around aggressive & modern sound design for trailer music composers. PulseSetter-Sounds did send a review copy with no strings attached. There is an Intro Price ($89.99) for a limited time.

About PulseSetter-Sounds

Pulsesetter Sounds Team
Pulsesetter Sounds Team

PulseSetter-Sounds (PulseSetter LLC) is based in Los Angeles California. Owned by Freddy Sheinfeld and Guillermo Silberstein. PulseSetter-Sounds is a group of composers and sound designers living in Los Angeles making synth sound sets, sample/loop libraries and producing music for media. As every composer knows, a good theme helps the story and emotions evolve in a film score. Therefore, they created PulseSetter theme “PulseSetter” based on a futuristic dystopian-cyberpunk character who lives in one of several mega-cities where folks huddled together after a few world wars. Mixing new and old tech, PulseSetter anti-hero lives for music and sounds in a world more into overthrowing the megacity overload. PulseSetter-Sounds goal is to design modern custom sample instruments, synthesizer sound sets, and loops for cinematic scoring.


Detonator:Rage (Affiliate Link) primary focus is to equip trailer composers with a tremendous arsenal of tonal one-shots, impacts and playable melodic instruments. Detonator:Rage wants to help you to get closer to a trailer placement. You receive different Kontakt patches: Performance Patches, Trailer Elements, and Impacts.


  • 280 Patches
  • -44.1k – 24 Bit (Processed in 96k) / 9GB in Size
  • Sources recorded in 96k
  • For Native Instruments Kontakt 5.8+, Kontakt Full Only
  • 1700+ Trailer Elements
  • 800+ Full Trailer Hits
  • 26 Pads
  • 224 Impacts
  • 21 Plucks
  • 2 Custom Pianos
  • 22 Pulse Loops
  • 36 Rhythmic Loops
  • 26 Round Robin Impacts
  • 230 Wooshbangs
Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Trfailer Pads
Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Trailer Pads

PulseSetter-Sounds have been recorded from various sources. The company recorded hundreds of custom presets performed through different software synthesizer. Exceptional for wavetable, FM, Analog modeling, complex DSP effects chains to render out one-shots, braams, leads, bass, keys, etc. In addition, Analog Synthesizers have been sampled: Moog Sub37, Matrixbrute, Slim Phatty, Deepmind etc) Electric Guitars (Gibson SG, Fender, Jackson 7 String, Ibanez 6 String Bass), Pedals (Various), Modular Synths, Brass Instruments. The company made recordings of impacts, wooshes, bangs. PulseSetter-Sounds manipulated animal sounds, submarine pings, sirens, pianos, processed to create impacts, braams, distorted leads, and trailer sirens. All sounds played, edited, processed, mixed and custom mapped to create unique sounds for Trailers.

You can produce stunning rhythmic beds with the available melodic instruments, such as Ghost Pianos or synth leads – perfect for a trailer.

Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Piano
Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Piano

Detonator:Rage is packed with destructive rhythms and hard-hitting impacts. The content delivered in this library is astounding. Components all useful in a modern trailer, campaigns. Every sound is crafted with incredible attention to detail.

User interface & Usability

It is a bright UI, simple where it can and still supports the advanced user who wants to change and mangle the sounds. The yellowish Interface helps your creativity to realize your ideas in a new trailer project.

Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Guitar
Detonator Rage by Pulsesetter Sounds Guitar

Rating:  Five out of five stars

Detonator:Rage (Affiliate Link) is a butchering many of its competition products with new and exciting sounds. It is a Pandora’s box for great sounds. The library is part of any trailer composer arsenal and for many beginning composers. What a marvelous way to hit the ground running with the definitely outstanding library for trailer composers.

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