January 24, 2005
New from IK Multimedia is Studiophonik, a studio instrument workstation designed to offer the sound of a band in a studio.
With a focus mainly on guitars, bass and drums with the addition of some choice pianos, organs and a full horn section sampled by sound developer Sonic Reality, Studiophonik offers a variety of different key band instruments. This, combined with IK's sample playback engine and fully integrated rack of modeled tube compressors, limiters, analog EQ and other console and outboard effects puts you in the producer's seat for recreating a virtual band in your sequencer.
Studiophonik offers an variety of different vintage and custom brand instruments to choose from. Instantly pull up acoustic drum kits and mix and match snares, kicks, toms and cymbals from some of the most desirable brands.
Create a virtual band in the studio with the authentic sound of almost any era, from the 60's through today. Because of the intense focus on rock, pop and jazz ensemble instruments like guitar, bass, drums, keys and horns, Studiophonik's 2 DVD, 7GB sound set offers the widest range of “character instruments”. These include instrument brands used by famous recording and performing artists throughout the 60's, 70's, 80's to today.
Many Studiophonik sounds offer enhanced control over the mic balance between dry and room or direct and overheads for drums. This combined with integrated effects processing lets you tailor the sound in ways that have never before been available in a sound module in hardware or software.
Studiophonik works as a plug-in for every major platform on Mac and PC, allowing users to integrate this instrument into the sequencing environment of theirchoice, such as Protools, Cubase, Logic, Digital Performer, Sonar and more.
Studiophonik sounds are also compatible with the powerful SampleTank 2 sample workstation environment.
Studiophonik is expected to be released in the spring of 2005. MSRP will be $/Euro 399.
Detailed information on Studiophonik will appear soon online at www.studiophonik.com.
For more information, visit their web site at www.ikmultimedia.com