Audio application-maker Native Instruments recently announced demo versions of two applications, a new application called Guitar Combos and KONTAKT 2, the company’s flagship sampler.
is a series of three amp emulations — the Twang Combo, the AC Box Combo and the Plexi Combo. All three combos consist of a classic tube amplifier with a speaker box and several integrated effects. Guitar Combos use the same “Dynamic Tube Response” technology found in the company’s popular
product. The full version of Guitar Combos costs US$199.
is the second-generation Native Instruments’ sampler. A new sampling engine, surround integration, the KONTAKT Script Processor (KSP), integrated convolution effects, improved import capabilities and a 15GB sample library are all features of the new version. The full version of KONTAKT 2 costs US$579.
Demo versions of both products can be downloaded from the company’s Web site.