Category: Ethnic Instruments

  • Celtic ERA 2 by Best Service: A Review of The Sounds of Celtic Myths

    Celtic ERA 2 by Best Service: A Review of The Sounds of Celtic Myths

    Celtic Era 2 More Tarilonte Goodness The highly anticipated sequel to Tarilonte’s best-selling Celtic ERA 2 library is finally here! Celtic ERA 2 features even more stunningly realistic samples that made the original library so famous, along with a host of new instruments and phrases. The result is a deeply passionate and dynamic virtual instrument perfect […]

  • Michaela’s Harp: A Celtic Harp with a Warm Tone

    Michaela’s Harp: A Celtic Harp with a Warm Tone

    I recently had the pleasure of trying out Michaela’s Harp by Libre Wave, and I was absolutely blown away by the quality of the sound. The samples are beautifully created and accurately capture the crisp, delicate sound of the Celtic harp. A Celtic Harp with a Warm The interface is extremely user-friendly, and I was […]

  • Aviram Harp Guitar by Aviram Dayan Production: Large Collection of Stringed Instruments Featuring HarpLyre, Holloway, Mandolin, Chitarpa, Balalaika, Knutsen harp guitar lyres, Tamburica

    Aviram Harp Guitar by Aviram Dayan Production: Large Collection of Stringed Instruments Featuring HarpLyre, Holloway, Mandolin, Chitarpa, Balalaika, Knutsen harp guitar lyres, Tamburica

    Looking for a unique and interesting stringed instrument to add to your collection? Look no further than the Aviram Harp Guitar! This library features a wide range of instruments from the Holloway to the Balalaika, and everything in between. The GUI is simple and easy to use, making it perfect for composers looking for beautiful […]

  • Review of Omen – A Kontakt Library Based on Ritual Voices and Epic War Chants

    Review of Omen – A Kontakt Library Based on Ritual Voices and Epic War Chants

    Ritual Voices & War Chants • Kontakt Library Omen is a Kontakt library based on ritual voices and epic war chants. Silence+Other Sounds recorded many traditional singing styles from different cultures around the world: Tuvan throat and overtone singing (Kaargyra, Khoomei, and Szygyt), Sardinian Throat singing (Bassu), Nordic Kulning (high pitch female style), Slavic Singing […]

  • Cinematique Instruments New Java Mallets – Unique Mallets With Indonesian Flavor

    Cinematique Instruments New Java Mallets – Unique Mallets With Indonesian Flavor

    Java Mallets – Unique Mallets With Indonesian Flavor Java Mallets is an inspirational instrument that offers a selection of unique mallet sounds combined with a mythical Indonesian flavor. Because of its particular character, it suits a lot of many styles of music. Cinematique Instruments obtained the traditional sound aesthetic of a Javanese gamelan orchestra in […]

  • Strezov Sampling Updates JADE Ethnic Orchestra

    Strezov Sampling Updates JADE Ethnic Orchestra

    ADE Ethnic Orchestra Update and 40% OFF Sale Jade comprises of over 50 instruments spread across more than 100 instrument patches, Jade Ethnic Orchestra gives you the option to choose between multiple categories, such as Bowed Strings Ensembles, Bowed Strings Solo, Plucked Strings, Voices, Woodwinds, Percussion (based on our X3M engine) and stemmed out sound-designed […]

  • Arushi Jain on Traditional Ragas and Modern Machinery

    Arushi Jain on Traditional Ragas and Modern Machinery

    “I’m the Space in Between” Arushi Jain Indian classical music may date back centuries but it’s in a perpetual state of flux. The tradition revolves around a complex melodic matrix known as a raag, or raga, that has no real translation in the Western classical system. There are countless raags, each of which contains a […]

  • Review of The Amazonic – AMA 1 Virtual Instruments from the Amazon Forest

    Review of The Amazonic – AMA 1 Virtual Instruments from the Amazon Forest

    The Amazonic – AMA 1 Review of Premium Ethnic Instruments The Amazonic is concentrating on creating premium virtual ethnic instruments played by native people and connected to social causes. The Amazonic – AMA 1 is the initial chapter of a music library never recorded before! Recorded directly in the depths of the Amazon rainforest and […]

  • Soundiron’s New Ancient Greek Strings for Kontakt

    Soundiron’s New Ancient Greek Strings for Kontakt

    Ancient Greek Strings Ancient Greek Strings is a fantastic collection of 7 deeply sampled stringed instruments that delve  into the historic roots of Western musical traditions, stretching back thousands of years. This library features a Barbiton, Cithara, Lyre, Goat Horn Lyre, Pandura, Phorminx and Trigonon. Ancient Greek Strings Features One master NKI instrument bank in open […]

  • 50% OFF Eduardo Tarilonte Voices Bundle by Best Service

    50% OFF Eduardo Tarilonte Voices Bundle by Best Service

    Eduardo Tarilonte Voices Bundle by Best Service For only $199, get the Eduardo Tarilonte Voices Bundle (Affiliate Link) featuring 2 extremely powerful and versatile vocal libraries: Cantus and Mystica! Cantus offers a real Gregorian Monk Ensemble featuring the sounds of the dark Middle Ages. Cantus is a perfect tool for composers and sound designers to […]

  • Free Yangqin for Kontakt by Native Instruments

    Free Yangqin for Kontakt by Native Instruments

    KONTAKT offers a wide range of instrument presets, which can be useful in many different ways. The sound of bamboo and steel is captured in an intuitive KONTAKT-based instrument that brings you the wonderfully moving tones of a classic Chinese hammered dulcimer. YANGQIN brings the unmistakable sound of bamboo and steel to modern productions, delivering […]

  • ETHERA Gold Intimate Vocals Released

    ETHERA Gold Intimate Vocals Released

    ETHERA Gold Intimate Vocals by Zero-G Ethera Gold Intimate Vocals is a new chapter of the Ethera Gold series. It includes two amazing new Vocal True Legatos that offer a distinctive and different vocal timbre from the one included in Ethera Gold 2.5 and is an ideal addition to that library. Intimate Vocals is not […]

  • Javanese Gamelan by Impact Soundworks

    Javanese Gamelan by Impact Soundworks

    An Inspiring Ensemble From Indonesia Become immersed in the ancient sound of the Javanese gamelan, now available as a virtual instrument from Impact Soundworks. This 1,500+-year-old musical ensemble and art form is centered around tuned, metallic percussion that, in unison, produces an evocative, meditative tone. Whether you’re creating atmospheric music, film scores, epic hybrid tracks, […]

  • Phoenix Orchestra: Video Walkthrough

    Phoenix Orchestra: Video Walkthrough

    Phoenix Orchestra: Walkthrough Phoenix Orchestra – Contemporary Chinese Orchestra – from futuristic tech sprawl to ancient Daoism—China has many faces. Chinese musical culture is equally diverse, and offers countless ways to inspire and build new worlds. With Phoenix Orchestra, we give you a vibrant palette for creating authentic Chinese music—both ancient and modern—for your scores […]

  • Phoenix Orchestra – Contemporary Chinese Orchestra

    Phoenix Orchestra – Contemporary Chinese Orchestra

    Contemporary Chinese Orchestra From futuristic tech sprawl to ancient Daoism—China has many faces. Chinese musical culture is equally diverse, and offers countless ways to inspire and build new worlds. With Phoenix Orchestra, we give you a vibrant palette for creating authentic Chinese music—both ancient and modern—for your scores and productions. 21 individual instruments, 7 instrument […]

  • Arabic E-Oud – New Library by Best Service

    Arabic E-Oud – New Library by Best Service

    Arabic E-Oud Library was designed in close collaboration with the celebrated musician and oud virtuoso Bassam Ayoub. Bassam Ayoub played and recorded all playing varieties with the central emphasis on delivering a real sound, both for melodic playing and rhythmic accompaniment. Due to the built-in pickup, the characteristic sound of the E-Oud gets a very special […]

  • STURMSOUNDS Cinematic Bundle

    STURMSOUNDS Cinematic Bundle

    STURMSOUNDS Cinematic Bundle For only $59 (normally $235), get the Cinematic Bundle from STURMSOUNDS (Affiliate Link) featuring Zupfgretel and Thai Bow. Zupfgrete is a Cinematic Autoharp with a spirited organic twist perfect for creating striking and memorable moments in film and game scoring. ZUPFGRETEL CINEMATIC AUTOHARP This pretty organic and spirited instrument is made for […]

  • 78% OFF Sale Signature Collection by Rast Sound

    78% OFF Sale Signature Collection by Rast Sound

    Rast Sound’s Signature Collection Sale The collection contains African Vocals with a treasure of authentic war & love chants, patterns, songs, playable solo instruments, and phrase composer tools from motherland Africa. Mideast and Indian Rhythms offers a complete world percussive natural and cinematic suite. Master Shakuhachi, Master Duduk, and Black Sea Flutes bring in capabilities […]

  • Sound Magic Releases China Percussion, Chinese Percussion Collection

    Sound Magic Releases China Percussion, Chinese Percussion Collection

    China Percussion, Chinese Percussion Collection by Sound Magic Sound Magic introduces China Percussion featuring China Percussion instruments, a complete collection on most Chinese percussion instruments powered by the latest Neo Orchestra Hybrid Modelling Engine. Sound Magic is proud to announce the availability of China Percussion — its latest hybrid modeling virtual instrument for Mac (AU […]

  • Heavyocity Releases Cinematic Blockbuster Percussion/Drum Library Damage 2

    Heavyocity Releases Cinematic Blockbuster Percussion/Drum Library Damage 2

    Damage 2 by Heavyocity After nearly a decade, the epic sequel to the iconic original has finally arrived. Damage 2 is here too, once again, melt your face off. It’s the epic ensembles recorded at Skywalker Sound. It’s the aggressively Damaged hybrid elements. It’s the 860+ gut-punching loops. It’s the truly-realistic crescendos, swells, and flourishes […]

  • Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling In this video, we are going to explore the entire Kontakt Sample Library JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling. Jade is Strezov Sampling’s biggest collection of Chinese and Mongolian virtual instruments out there. approx. 220 GB uncompressed content (compressed content size is TBA!) Instant Ethnic sound inspired by […]

  • Bamboo Dreams – Chinese Woodwinds Instruments Collection

    Bamboo Dreams – Chinese Woodwinds Instruments Collection

    Bamboo Dreams – Chinese Woodwinds Instruments Collection Sound Magic introduces Bamboo Dreams featuring 7 Chinese woodwinds instruments, including Long Dizi, Short Dizi, Bawu, Xiao, Dong Xiao, Hulusi and Guanzi. powered by the latest Neo Orchestra Hybrid Modelling Engine. Sound Magic is proud to announce availability of Bamboo Dreams — its latest hybrid modelling virtual instrument […]

  • 84% Off Aviram Arabic Strings by Aviram Dayan Production

    84% Off Aviram Arabic Strings by Aviram Dayan Production

    Aviram Arabic Strings by Aviram Dayan Production For just $39.99 (regularly $259), obtain Aviram Arabic Strings (Affiliate Link) by Aviram Dayan Production during this time-limited sale. Aviram Arabic Strings (Affiliate Link) is a vast selection of eastern samples excellent for situations when you require that original eastern flavor in your compositions. The Aviram Arabic library […]

  • Alpine Volksmusik 2 by Best Service

    Alpine Volksmusik 2 by Best Service

    Alpine Volksmusik 2 is the independent sequel to the popular Alpine Volksmusik Library, offering 42 unique folk and brass music patches. The library covers all the instruments you need for the authentic production of Swiss Folk Music, Austrian Stubenmusik, and German Marching Music. All instruments were carefully recorded and offer different articulations that can be […]

  • Prime Loops’ 2.3GB Afro Bundle

    Prime Loops’ 2.3GB Afro Bundle

    Prime Loops’ 2.3GB Afro Bundle Afro Bundle (Affiliate Link) includes over 2GB of The Best Afro Sample Packs from Prime Loops, Bundled up, and at a reduced and special Price. Afro Bundle includes 5 Packs Afrobeats (Affiliate Link)This fresh Afrobeats sample pack fuses trap-tinted Pop with afro-inspired Chords, Melodies and Rhythms, including ultra-melodic Marimba patterns, […]

  • Bela D Media Releases NATIVE VOICE SORA

    Bela D Media Releases NATIVE VOICE SORA

    Bela D Media Releases NATIVE VOICE SORA Broken into a four-part series, Bela D Media has reinvented a classic vocal library and released NATIVE VOICE SORA. Originally recorded in 2009 by producer Rishabh Rajan Native Voice – with advanced scripting control and remastered audio – is ready for prime time once again. NATIVE VOICE SORA. featuring a […]

  • Pandeiro 2 – Follow the Rhythm by Muletone Audio

    Pandeiro 2 – Follow the Rhythm by Muletone Audio

    Pandeiro 2 – Follow the Rhythm by Muletone Audio The new Pandeiro library offers a wide selection of Brazilian rhythms, in addition to bringing single hits on 5 different instruments. In the new session, Muletone Audio recorded the performance of the percussion Guru, Robson Batata, bringing an extensive variety of rhythms and grooves, in addition […]

  • Azerbaijani Violin by EarthTone

    Azerbaijani Violin by EarthTone

    Azerbaijani Violin by EarthTone Azerbaijani Violin (Affiliate Link) contains professionally played and recorded violin melodies ready to give you all that dramatic and emotional feeling with combining the traditional and the modern techniques. All these melodies reflects a perspective of synthesis of the two musical systems that are the Eastern and the Western also keep […]

  • Anatolian Mey by EarthTone

    Anatolian Mey by EarthTone

    Anatolian Mey by EarthTone Anatolian Mey (Affiliate Link) contains professionally played and recorded melodies ready to take your musical experience to the next level!  “Mey” is a Turkish folk instrument of the wind type with a kaval type body. Consists of three parts; the main body, the reed and the grip. The clips mounted to […]

  • Ottoman Oud by EarthTone

    Ottoman Oud by EarthTone

    Ottoman Oud by EarthTone EarthTone’s Ottoman Oud contains professionally played incredibly rich, varied and complex melodies based on the makam. Each sound has a unique and different flavor which is allows you to discover the world of oud. The Oud is at the core of makam based music and one of the most well known […]

  • JADE a Collection of Chinese and Mongolian Virtual Instruments

    JADE a Collection of Chinese and Mongolian Virtual Instruments

    JADE an Ethnic Chinese Orchestra JADE Ethnic Orchestra is a large selection of Asian ethnic instruments. Most of the sampled instruments originate from China. Comprised of over 50 instruments spread across more than 100 instrument patches, Jade Ethnic Orchestra gives you the option to choose between multiple categories, such as Bowed Strings Ensembles, Bowed Strings […]

  • Chill-Tempo Ukulele Guitar by Apollo Sound

    Chill-Tempo Ukulele Guitar by Apollo Sound

    Chill-Tempo Ukulele Guitar by Apollo Sound Apollo Sound is proud to present the third part of our chill oriented series of guitar packs – Chill-Tempo Ukulele Guitar. This time Apollo Sound has recorded for you quite a rare and interesting instrument – exotic small Hawaiian guitar called the Ukulele. This instrument has its own unique […]

  • JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    Strezov Sampling hinted a new release. Similar to BALKAN Ethnic Orchestra, JADE Ethnic Orchestra comprises a vast collection of Chinese and Asian instruments. Strezov Sampling recorded true virtuosic musicians but also spared no expense to deeply sample every instrument with up to 4 dynamic layers and multiple Round Robins as well as True Legato. This […]

  • Sonuscore Release – Origins Vol. 7: Tar & Chonguri

    Sonuscore Release – Origins Vol. 7: Tar & Chonguri

    Origins Vol. 7: Tar & Chonguri The Tar and the Chonguri are two of the most popular string instruments in the East. The Tar is a long-necked, fretted lute, while the Chonguri is a small, four-stringed instrument. Both instruments are used in traditional and folk music and have a unique sound that is instantly recognizable. […]

  • Available Now! Zero-G Ethera Gold 2

    Available Now! Zero-G Ethera Gold 2

    Available Now! Zero-G Ethera Gold 2 The excellent ETHERA Gold 2 has launched and is available to download today with a 2 week 25% special discount for just $94.46. Existing Ethera Gold V1 customers can upgrade to Ethera Gold 2 for just $29.95. Ethera Gold 2 is the new hugely improved big sister product to […]

  • The Bible of Salsa: Bundle

    The Bible of Salsa: Bundle

    8Dio’s Bundle of The Bible of Salsa includes Vol I, II, and III The Bible of Salsa is a unique collection you will ever need to dive deep into this masterpiece and rich style of Latin music. Every single instrument throughout the collection was recorded by the same players, at the same studio, with the […]

  • Nordic an Omnisphere by Triple Spiral Audio is now available

    Nordic an Omnisphere by Triple Spiral Audio is now available

    Nordic an Omnisphere soundset is now available Nordic is a new soundset for Omnisphere 2 with an ambient character, perfect for use in underscoring and use in film, game, and library music productions and contains 128 presets and 25 multis. The soundset has found its inspiration in the beautiful nature and landscapes from Scandinavia. Originally […]

  • Dark Era by Best Service Review

    Dark Era by Best Service Review

    Dark ERA produced by Eduardo Tarilonte guides us into the dark age where old northern gods determined the fate of mankind. Dark ERA discovers the Vikings and other tribes’ sounds and myths. Eduardo Tarilonte is a name synonymous with quality libraries. It has taken me some time to get around to reviewing his latest offering, […]

  • Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review

    Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review

    Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review The Kontakt-based Balkan Ethnic Orchestra library which is under review today is a huge collection of samples of Eastern European instruments. The Balkan Ethnic Orchestra library from Strezov Sampling is an impressively comprehensive collection of samples of Eastern European instruments. It features a wide range of instruments from […]