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“The real strength of Kontakt is the number of high-quality instrument libraries available for it. There’s nothing better for emulating real musicians or recreating samples. It contains the strongest pianos, the richest strings, the most natural guitars and the smoothest horns, all ready to be manipulated and articulated.more
Splice: Can you tell us about some of your favorite plugins? Which ones do DirtyPhonics use most lately? Charly: Another favorite is Native Instrument’s Kontakt. This plugin was always around since the beginning and we’ve used it with Shimon a little bit back in the days. We use it to create our own patches and build our sound library from there.more
I don't know where I'd be without Kontakt and I think it's fair to say the same about most of us! while I've used other samplers before in the past, none of them have been as reliable as Kontakt. Companies also seem to recognize that and Kontakt has become essentially the de-facto sampler!
It's here that I load up tons and tons of sample libraries, many of which are orchestral or cinematic. It's a critical piece of my music-making and I just don't know where I'd be without it!