Horror Harp v2.0 – a Free Update

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Friday, 29 January 2021
  • Time to read: 2 min.

Horror Harp v2.0

This is a complete rebuild from scratch in Kontakt 5 (instead of Kontakt 6) with a new recording session, new patches, new play styles, new FX, and so much more!

Here’s the full breakdown, Horror Harp is a sampled 100-year-old lap harp that I inherited from my wife‘s grandmother. When I learned about its heritage–that it had been strung with guitar strings during the 1920’s Great Depression era–I had to record it! With cracked and scratched antique wood, this atonal instrument rattles and growls with distinct character. This harp has been bowed, knocked, stabbed, whacked, plucked, strummed, and punished to produce horrific one-of-a-kind sounds you’ve never heard before. Horror Harp will add a unique flavor to your next horror score.

New Features Horror Harp v2.0

  • 7 patches to torture listeners with:
    • Bows: scratches, whacks, & tremolos that will drive you insane
    • Knocks: knocks on the wooden body of the harp
    • Metals: screwdrivers full of hatred
    • Plucks (Natural): enjoy the natural detuned spectacle of this harp
    • Plucks (Tuned): for those who want a more pleasant sound
    • Strums: what this harp was born for
    • Woods: angry drum sticks
  • Cutoff knob to control lowpass filter amount
  • Resonance knob to control lowpass filter resonance
  • Shimmer knob to add a hellish reverb to the mix (with additional octave harmonics)
  • Tube Saturation knob to add a gritty distortion
  • Chorus knob to control the amount of stereo presence
  • Reverse key switch (D0 on keyboard) to transform this harp into hellish soundscapes / Return to Normal playback by pressing C0 on keyboard
  • Visual Waveform of every sample
  • 267 MB download file size.
  • Requires full-version Kontakt 5.8.1 or higher

Pricing and Availability

To celebrate the release of v2.0, Horror Harp is on sale now through Feb 14, 2021. Existing customer who obtained Horror Harp receive an free update.

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