The Unfolding Sun

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The Unfolding Sun 2.3 Is now 65% Off Until the 31st of December 2022!!

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Walkthroughs

Patchlist

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Info 

- Recorded at 48k, 24bit

- The Unfolding Acoustics Patches have movement and dynamics recorded in the samples

- Modwheel controls the amount of layers plus dynamics, 3 layers in total 

- The Designer patch let's you choose 3 custom layer combinations 

- The designer patch has a built in arpeggiator 

- Multiple tempo synced patches of fourths/eights/triplets depending on the instrument/patch 

- Many recordings of small percussive instruments and foley sounds

- Included Multisampled Instruments; 
Bass Ukelele, Ukelele's, Mandolins, Fingerpiano, Male and Female longs, three different acoustic guitars, three different electric guitars, an electric bass guitar and a harmonica all with up to 7 velocity layers and around 4 to 6 round robins 

- Lots of Sound Design Patches 

- All Patches come with a built-in equalizer and several fx; 
saturation, distortion, chorus, reverb, delay, filter and a phaser

- The latest two updates include instrument patches with 3 or 4 different mic positions, recorded with stereo mics, two omni's and a close ribbon mic. 






The Main Tab

Push this button to open all Replika Delay Parameters

This Fader controls the Replika Delay amount

These faders control the reverb, Width and Convolution Reverb amount 

This button bypasses all effects and inserts 

More than 100 Snapshots to get started

Three Menu's to choose your own three layered combinations

Sample Start Per Layer

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Controls the Attack and Release of source

The Lfo Rate and The Lfo Frequency rate On The Lfo Rate

High Pass filter fader on every source seperately

The ability to pan every source seperately

Displays the amount of any parameter changed in real time

The Arpeggiator Tab tabs

Lfo modulate the seperate layers with filter, pitch, pan, tape delay and tremelo

The Arpeggiator

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Type Of Arp Sequence

Arp On/Off, Latch and Velocity Fixed

All different Arp parameters

The Equalizer Tab

Adds or cuts Low, Lowmid, Highmid and High db to source

Changes the affected frequency range of the EQ 

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Shows the amount of any parameter changed in real time

The Effects Tab

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Adds Saturation, Chorus, Phaser and Distortion

Changes the depth, speed and damping

Changes the Reverb length and Size

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Tips & Tricks

Hold Shift when adjusting parameters for extra precision

For all the Acoustics Folder Unfold patches, first press the little bypass button on the bottom of each effect if you want to add distortion or saturation. This was a decision to make sure the acoustic sources do not get processed unless desired so

Automate the Sample Start on the acoustics unfold patches throughout your composition for more variation and movement

Do not forget to install the Snapshorts, a great way to get some examples what the Designer Patch is capable of 

Press the right mouseclick on any knob or slider to add your own desired CC

Almost all patches have a Modwheel function assigned so always make sure you wiggle it before playing/recording to ensure the volume and/or dynamics crossfade amount/automation is as desired

The Pluck Elements Patch is meant for sound-design purposes and to quickly get ideas down and experiment with effects and the arpeggiator. All short articulations have fewer round robins in this patch than in all the individual patches of these instruments

This Sample Library is definitely not aimed to become your new bread and butter guitar library, rather at evoking new ideas and experimentation with new acoustic sounds and adding different and organic acoustic raw, and sometimes gritty textures and accompanying rhythmical short pluck instruments to your project

Requirements: 

FULL License For Native Instruments Kontakt 6 (VST/AU/AAX) (this library is NOT compatible with the FREE kontakt PLAYER)

Contains Around 14.500 separately recorded samples, so requires 30GB (compressed by Kontakt from roughly 40GB of minimum hard drive space , delivered in ncw. format

Mac OS X 10.10 or later, Intel Core 2 Duo and/or Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit) Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2

Please Note:

Some of the Sound-Design Patches can be very heavy on CPU.

Most patches are recorded and sampled in whole tone, only a few are chromatically sampled.

Please watch all walkthroughs thoroughly to see if the raw character of this library is for you

The scratchy pitchy Indie Violin patches are added for sound-design purposes, and to experiment with in the Designer Patch to layer in and to add crazy wild sounds, not meant to use in your next John Williams masterpiece!

 

I'm an indie developer, and this should be considered a niche library for textural colours. 

By purchasing The Unfolding Sun you agree to all the terms and conditions described in the license agreement that can be found under the Unfolding Sun v2 Tab. 

 

More Info: 

     First Version of The Unfolding Sun Released in June 2020

Recorded at 48000, 24bit 

Recorded with two SE Electronics SE 2300 mics in stereo, Two Omni and One Ribbon Mic and A Shure microphone. 

This library is a result of my collection of instruments from many different cultures that I have acquired over the years

Up to 8 recorded Dynamic Layers and up to 16 Round Robins (On Percussion)

Great variety in Sound Design patches and processed Perc Hits

 

Unfolding patches slightly premixed for quicker results

 

All Demo's have a limiter and EQ on the Master bus and some Compression and on some demo's I have used Seventh Heaven to add more reverb.

All instruments are performed & recorded by me, except the Female vocals, which was sung by Sophie V.

Easy and quick install with the Pulse downloader

Download the Pulse app here for installation; 

https://pulsedownloader.com/

Free Updates 

I now offer an Educational Discount of 25%, if you are a Teacher or Student please contact me at robvanboogert@gmail.com with your documents of proof to get a discount code


                                                                                The Unfolding Sun 2.3 Update Release Notes: 




-A Completely redone less busy GUI, with everything clearly labeled

- Some slight detuning issues fixed on a couple of patches: Harmonica Patches, On the Timed Patches, On Some of The Indie Violin Patches, and more 

- Added a True Legato Octave Up and Down (Hammer-Ons, Pull-offs, Transitions and sliding towards note) Chromatically sampled Bass Ukelele patch with three mic positions with the ability to toggle the Legato on or off

- The instrument patches with different mic positions are now shown on the GUI

- New added Instrument patches: Bass Ukelele Legato + Shorts, Con Sord Indie Violin, Unfolding Acoustic Grain Violins, Simple Offbeat Steelstring, The Acoustic Gtr Pick, Bass Ukelele Sloppy Dynamic Trems, Bass Ukelele Super Soft Trems, Bass Ukelele Timed 8ths, Bass Ukelele Slaps and Clacks, A One Note Flautendo Vln Pad, A Radio Vln Gran Pad, A Synth Cello Ensemble Pad, Scratching The Vln Pad, 

- Slightly Better Labelled Buttons and Faders

- The Longs/unfolding patches and the short articulations now have their separate folder for easier patch locating

- Every Instrument and Sound Design Patch has been re-edited a bit more for better overall sound and performance

- Slightly better CPU performance

- Every Patch now opens with a default Modwheel position

- Modwheel status now reflected on GUI

- Some of the Designer Elements Snapshots are redone and I've added a couple more to better showcase what the Designer Patch can do.