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Inspiring Instruments for Composers

Inspiring Instruments for Composers

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Available exclusively from Kontakt Hub

Features

  • Up to 3 layered sounds with mixer
  • Amp, Pitch and Filter Envelopes for Each Layer
  • Sample start position for each layer
  • 375 Designed Presets
  • Pan, Pitch, Gain & Filter LFO’s per layer
  • Step Sequencer & Arpeggiator with powerful randomisation
  • Save and Load Arpeggiator & Sequencer settings
  • 10 Send / Insert Effects with send levels per layer
  • Compressor & Equaliser
  • 96 Raw Patches for Sound Design

Preset categories

  • Pads
  • Synths
  • Arpeggiated
  • Rhythms
  • Bass
  • Ambients
  • Soundscapes
  • Multi-Rhythm’s / Pulses
  • Cinematic Noises & Hits
  • Drones
  • Percussion

Specification

  • For Kontakt 5.6.5+ (NOT compatible with Free Kontakt Player
  • Installed Size: 830MB
  • Patches: 375

Inspiring Cinematic Sound Library

Reflection (now at version 1.6) is an inspiring Cinematic Sample library and toolkit for composing Soundtracks and trailers. Perfect for anything from a subtle underscore to driving action.

It contains over 375 presets and a highly flexible interface with a multitude of tools for designing your own sounds, rhythms and arpeggiations.
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The tools include various envelopes to shape the sound, insert and send effects, sequencers and LFO’s to create tempo synced rhythms and an arpeggiator with powerful randomisation features. In addition, up to 3 samples can be layered and mixed either using the included samples or importing your own. Each layer can have separate Amp, Pitch and Filter Envelopes, as well as adjustment of the Sample start position. From version 1.6 you can now have separate LFO’s and filter sequences for each layer as well as adjusting the level of send effect per layer.

The sound design possibilities are huge and you can even import your own samples to design with.

The included samples (over 950) are exclusively recorded from an 80’s ‘toy’ keyboard and processed to get the best sound quality. The sampled waveforms have a lovely raw & imperfect character, and are a great starting point for the library. Some of the samples were also ‘mangled’ through various means to produce more complex sounds.

All the samples were then meticulously designed in Reflection taking advantage of all the tools available to give the 375 designed presets provided with the instrument.

Version 1.5 also introduced over 80 Raw Starter Patches containing 2 and 3 layers of samples for you to design your own sounds from scratch! As of 1.6, there are now 96.

The majority of the designed patches are mapped from C0/C1 to C6 give completely different sonic feel at the opposite ends. At the lower end, the stretched sounds produce some gorgeous deep Pads and low Bass, whilst the upper notes can offer nice smooth mellow Pads & playable Synths. You are encouraged to fully explore both with all presets to get the most out of Reflection!

Reflection
may be small in size (just 830MB installed), but it is very big on sound quality! Please take a look and listen to the Demo’s and Video’s below to hear and see for yourself.

At the bottom of the page you can download the full manual to see exactly what you can do with Reflection.

What’s New in Version 1.6?


Version 1.6 is another big update which is free for existing owners and really expands the sound design capabilities. The update includes the following:

  • Separate Source LFO's for each of the 3 layers (Gain, Pan & Pitch)
  • Separate Pre-FX Filter & Filter LFO's for each layer
  • Pre-FX Filter sequencer can now be enabled separately for each layer
  • Different Filter Sequencer pattern per layer
  • Filter sequence pattern now 64 steps for smoother control
  • Send Effects now have a separate send level for each layer
  • 20 New Convolution IR's including Ambient Reflections, Reverse, Spacious & Rooms
  • Rhythm & Effects pages GUI's updated
  • Mini mixing tools added for easier sound design to Effects and Rhythm pages
  • New samples added from 2nd Toy Synth and 80's Drum Machine (now 967 samples)
  • New Multi Rhythms / Pulses added taking advantage of separate LFO's
  • New Soundscape preset category added with new samples
  • New Ambient preset category using the new IR's
  • 84 New Designed Presets taking the total to 375!
  • 12 New Starter patches taking the total to 96
  • Minor Bug Fixes

Videos

Take a look at these videos to get a good overview of the sounds and the tools available. If you click to watch on Youtube, an index to the different Chapters is included in the description.

Music Demo’s

Here are some Demo tracks which are composed entirely using Reflection. Each track uses one instance of Kontakt with a number of Reflection presets. No external effects were used apart from Ozone on the Master Bus. All are composed by Steve Foxon.

Reviews

Here’s what has been said about Reflection so far:
8/10 …there’s real depth and beauty to be found
Computer Musc Magazine
..I am loving this instrument. The sound design and temperament are very dark, edgy and stylized.
Don Bodin, Sample Library Review
…this is incredible…. love it!! The sound quality is immense
Howard Carter, Composer
…I was really impressed with just how much variety there is when it comes to the different sounds you can produce
Benji Clifford, Composer
An excellent new contender for the market. Everyone should buy this instrument…
Jamie Robertson, Composer
…highly inspiring and easy to manipulate. Definitely worth checking out.
Kontakt Hub User

Here’s what Computer Music Magazine had to say about Version 1.0 in full

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SCREENSHOTS

Reflection has a total of 7 screens to help design the sound. Hover over and use the arrows below to look at all the screens (or swipe if on a tablet or mobile).
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    Main Tab

    Link
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    Send Effects

    Link
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    Insert Effects

    Link
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    Source Rhythm

    Link
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    Filter Rhythm

    Link
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    Output

    Link
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    Arpeggiator

    Link
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Download the documentation for a more detailed overview of the interface
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Download the documentation for a more detailed overview of the interface
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