In this video, I show a basic technique for implementing piano sustain samples.
In this video, I investigate two violins I bought on the street in Philadelphia. In the process, I learn about forgotten violin maker Lewis E. Pyle and I make some music.
In this video, I demonstrate two different approaches to adding simulated legato to your Kontakt instruments: SIPS and the Kontakt Factory Unisono-Portamento. In the process, I add new legato patches to the Box Cello sample library I released last week. The Box Cello library can be purchased here: https://www.decentsamples.com/product/box-cello-kontakt/. The SIPS legato scripts can be…
In December 2018, I built a fully playable cello out of an old silverware box. I spent the month of January sampling the instrument. Now you can own the sounds of this unique instrument in a feature-packed Kontakt library. Introductory price: $20! Box Cello [Kontakt]
In this video, I show how to make release triggers in Kontakt. In the process, I create a full-featured Kontakt library out of the whistle from a Chantal tea kettle. The instrument that I make in the video can be downloaded for free here.
In this video, I build a working cello out of an old wooden box.
In this video, I show how to make custom, skinned knobs in Kontakt. In the process, I take a PVC shipping tube that was supposed to contain a cello bow and turn it into a Kontakt library.