Free libraries

Free sample library for Kontakt: Speak & Spell

A much-loved and ubiquitous toy from the 1970s and 80s, Texas Instruments Speak & Spell has found a new lease of life in electronica in the last few years. People discovered that if you tinker with its circuits and voice chips, glitching, looping, and other interesting effects can be achieved. ‘Circuit Bending’, as this is known, is said to have begun in the late 1960s, and its invention is attributed to one Reed Ghazala, after a fortuitous accident with a toy amplifier. From Soniccouture.

3 Free Kontakt Instruments

Durk Kooistra created 3 Kontakt instruments which you can download completely free! Kontakt was envisioned as a ‘new-breed’ software sampler, the original version pushing for a stable interface to work with pitched musical sound.

Cinematica a free kontakt library

We found this little gem on one of the Japanese websites. Cinematica contatins over 2GB of samples ranging from toy pianos to electric guitars and percussions. Some sounds are decent some are just mapped along the keyboard but overall its a great sound library. Props to whoever made this.