Sonora Cinematic Harmonic Bloom for the free Kontakt Player instrument exploits the concept of the harmonic series to turn noise into unique and distinctive musical material that can be used in your compositions.
Drag and drop any “noisy” sample into the GUI or choose from one of the 30 included flavours of noise and simply start extracting harmonics from these chaotic waveforms to obtain a musical pitch.
That’s just the beginning… then use the built-in LFOs to independently modulate the panning, volume and filters of each single harmonic. Creating lush, evolving soundscapes is as easy as turning just a few knobs!
The noise is only half the story of this incredible library. Add a second layer from a curated selection of deep sampled sound sources ranging from rare instruments to classic analog synths, guitars to reamped acoustic instruments and more. Ever wondered how a French horn played through an electric guitar tube amp sounds like? How about a classic analog synth from the ‘60s passed on cassette and through a granular processor? With Harmonic Bloom there are numerous combinations with which to explore and experiment.
“I produced Harmonic Bloom to make available to everybody what I like to call a ‘creative sound design environment’ – a playground that will allow composers and sound designers to make sounds that are completely unique and different from what’s out there.
Using filters with high resonance values tuned to specific frequencies is something I have done for my own projects numerous times – it’s an incredible way to extract pitches out of noise. This tool makes the process easy and creative… and it comes with a plethora of amazing sound sources that we collated for the occasion!
My real hope though is that users will utilise it as a device to transform their own samples into playable instruments, creating their own personal palette of sounds like no other.” – Alessandro Mastroianni, Sonora Cinematic
New 1.1 update adds 60 new presets (customers can find the update on Pulse)
Harmonic Bloom has been developed for the free Kontakt Player v7+
“This instrument should not go unheard. Really beautiful design and amazing timbers. It’s great “out of the box” but really shines when importing your own sounds. It will not replace your legato-piano 😉 but it’s an incredible exciter to dull orchestral pads and that’s just scratching the surface.” – Anders Wall, Harmonic Bloom customer
“The combination of the Main samples and the harmonics coaxed from the Noise section can make for some hauntingly beautiful sounds, from ethereal pianos and plucks to warm and washy pads. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first encountered Harmonic Bloom but I’ve quickly grown to like it very much and I suspect that musicians into ambient styles of composition will find it especially attractive. 5/5″ – Paul White, Sound on Sound
|Product||Harmonic Bloom: Creative Sound Design Environment|
|Size||8.1GB (5.9GB zipped)|
|Kontakt version (min.)||Works with the free Kontakt Player v7+|
|Delivery||Immediate download w/ Pulse|
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