The ultimate guide to creating your own Kontakt sample library from scratch including recording, editing and scripting it for Kontakt!
Written by Marcus Huyskens, the Sampling Handbook (105 pages) is jam packed with all of the information required for you to create your own sample library. The eBook is broken down into 3 main sections:
Chapter 1: The Tracking Session (17 pages) – choosing your instrument, pre-planing your recording session, choosing microphones and pre-amps, setting the correct recording levels, setting up your environment and more.
Chapter 2: Editing (46 pages) – noise reduction in samples, pre-processing, pitch correction, workflow, chopping samples, transients (responsive or even performance), fades, naming structure and more.
Chapter 3: Programming for Kontakt (67 pages) – getting started (the basics of Kontakt), extending key ranges, working with groups and round robins, using automap, adding effects, adding factory scripts, adding a custom wallpaper, adding custom impulse responses, exporting your instrument and more.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN WITH THE SAMPLING HANDBOOK
Pre-planning Phase: Learn how to choose which instrument to record, how to best pre-plan your recording session, choose which microphones and pre-amps to use and how to get your recording environment set up correctly.
Recording Session: Learn about how best to set your recording levels, how to organise your session, tips for working with the session player, how to manage the instrument, how to keep tuning consistent and more.
Editing Session: Learn how best to use noise reduction on samples, pre-processing, pitch correction, session organisation, workflow, the waveform, chopping samples, transients, fades and fade types, naming structure, exporting your samples and more.
Kontakt Scripting: Learn the basics of Kontakt scripting, extending the key ranges, working with groups & round robins, using automap, adding effects, adding factory scripts, adding custom wallpapers, adding a custom impulse response, exporting your instrument and more!
There are 3 versions of The Sampling Handbook available, each offering something for everyone.
Solo Edition: Includes The Sampling Handbook by itself
Developer Bundle: Includes The Sampling Handbook, Kontakt Script: A Beginners Guide, Audiobook & Kontakt Scripter Interview.
Premium Bundle: Includes The Sampling Handbook, Kontakt Script: A Beginners Guide, Audiobook, Video Series, WAV samples, Kontakt Scripter Interview, Sales & Marketing Manual and Website Hosting & eCommerce Guide.
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