Native Instruments has released DAMAGE, a virtual instrument that provides cinematic percussion and impact sound effects that implies "damage". It is available in stores worldwide.
DAMAGE is produced by Heavyocity and powered by the latest KONTAKT 5 engine. It is a combination of industrial sounds and orchestral percussion designed to create cinematic character and unique dramatic music.
It took Heavyocity two years of recording and sound designing to produce DAMAGE. The 30GB worth of material is based on 24bit/96kz recording of 25,000 individual samples.
These were captured professionally in a variety of locations, ranging from junkyards to high end studios. What you get are all possible type of traditional instruments and bombastic sound effects like exploding cars, crane dropping objects and many more.
DAMAGE has 58 sampled kits and 700 beat sliced percussive loops. It also comes with a unique group of sound effects called "Damage Hits" that you can apply to cinematic transitions and explosive scenes. It has a complex but intuitive Loop menu which will allow you to create sophisticated ensemble type tracks that matches your preferred dynamics.
Finally DAMAGE also includes the Trigger FX 2.0 for sound mangling and the central "Punish" control for adjusting pressure and intensity. DAMAGE is designed to work with KONTAKT Player and KONTAKT 5.
DAMAGE's suggested retail price is $399 and will be available by November.
For more information about damage, head over to Native-instruments.com.
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