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Ecliptiq Audio are a relatively new company focused on creating Kontakt libraries with absolutely stunning GUI's, and an incredible amount of control. Warp was the first installment of Ecliptiq Audio's new series of Kontakt libraries featuring their Qadra engine - specializing in atmospheric pads and soundscapes. Dawn is the second installment of Qadra and specializes in plucks, keys, and synth one-shots. Each library is available for $79, but you can purchase both in the Qadra Series bundle for $119. I'm pairing the libraries together they actually do come together in a bundle on Ecliptiq Audio's website - together they make...

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Square Saw Sound has created a stunning pair of Kontakt libraries for their launch. Based on the incredibly rare EMS VCS3 and the EMS Polysynthi, these libraries will produce sounds you are very unlikely to find anywhere else. In the case of the Polysynthi, only 30 of the units were ever produced which makes this an incredible find by Square Saw Sound to preserve this amazing instrument in time. This is Square Saw Sound's first release, and it has me incredibly exciting for where they'll be going in future releases! Buy each of these libraries now from Square Saw Sound...

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Orbis by Spitfire Audio is described by Spitfire Audio as the 'World Synthesizer'. Its a collection of samples and loops from around the world, powered by Spitfire's eDNA engine. The sounds are beautiful, and the interface powerful, but I think this library is an example of something that is not designed for me. Its available now for $269 until August 1st, where it will go back up to $349 - https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/orbis/ Orbis Overview Orbis has its roots in a collection of sounds recorded by David Fanshawe, totally over 2,000 hours of recordings. David Fanshawe (1942-2010) was an English composer, sound...

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The Behringer Neutron is a Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer with a ton of capability. It features two VCO's, a VCF, and LFO, 1 amp EG and 1 VCF EG, analog delay and distortion effects, and a gigantic patch bay to integrate into your modular setup (Eurorack) - all for only $299. The Neutron packs a lot of potential into a very cheap price, especially for an all analog synth. Behringer has been doing an excellent job lately with their synths (Model D, DeepMind12, and new announced instruments), and this is no exception. Behringer is a company that in the past has...

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Spitfire Audio seems to only be capable of pure greatness. Call me a fan-boy, but i'm consistently blown away by the quality to cost ratio that Spitfire creates with their Kontakt Libraries. eDNA Earth is a new Kontakt sample library by Spitifre Audio with an innovative twist - its a synthesizer made of orchestras. They went through their vast catalog of world-class orchestral samples and warped, manipulated, and twisted the sounds until they took on a life of their own. Powered by their incredibly detailed eDNA engine, for only $149 they have released a truly innovative instrument that sounds like...

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