Karanyi Sounds Budapest Abstract Mallets Bundle

Marimba & Vibraphone Virtual Instruments for Kontakt Full

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Contemporary sounding Abstract Mallets designed to bring transient rich, modern-sounding marimba and vibraphone sounds to your music production. Played with different sticks and special techniques like string bow, metal brush, hands libraries to create a very unusual and exciting boutique instrument library for you. We also added some synth and ambiance sublayers to fit in any genre from electronic music to film score.


In collaboration with Nandor Weisz

Percussionist Nandor Weisz graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, Germany. Currently, he is a percussionist at the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra for over twenty years now – the symphonic orchestra led by the world-famous pianist, composer, and conductor Zoltán Kocsis. Weisz is one of the most prominent figures of the Hungarian music scene with decades of experience playing classical music, jazz, and even electronic music.



Abstract Marimba

  • Adams Concert Marimba sampled in a dry studio environment in Budapest
  • Traditional techiques
  • 50 Kontakt Presets - 24 Traditional Marimba & 26 Soundscapes
  • 6 different hit & tremolo instruments played with soft, medium, hard sticks, hands, and brush
  • 4 velocity layers from pianissimo to forte
  • 6 octaves / instruments
  • 17 GUI controls including Instrument Switch, Attack-Decay Control, Room Mix adjustment, EQ presets, Tape, Chorus, Reverb, and Master Compressor
  • Recorded with 2 x AT35 (Mid Mix) + Shure SM57 (Close Mix) on Universal Audio Apollo X
  • All GUI elements are MIDI learnable

Additional Articulations

Everything from Traditional Instruments plus:

  • 15 extra analog synthesizer sublayers sampled from various Oberheim & Dave Smith synthesizers
  • 1 to 3 velocity layers / instrument
  • 6 octaves / instruments



Abstract Vibes

  • Yamaha Concert Vibraphone sampled in a dry studio environment in Budapest
  • Traditional techniques (4 different hit & tremolo instruments played with soft and hard sticks, string bow, and brush
  • 48 Kontakt Presets - 24 Traditional Vibes & 24 Soundscapes
  • 3 velocity layers from piano to forte
  • 5 octaves / instruments
  • 18 GUI controls including tremolo control
  • Recorded with 2 x AT35 (Mid Mix) + Shure SM57 (Close Mix) on Universal Audio Apollo X
  • All GUI elements are MIDI learnable

Additional Articulations

Everything from Traditional Instruments plus:
  • 9 synthesizer sublayers sampled from various Dave Smith, Roland analog and modular synths
  • 1 to 3 velocity layers/instrument
  • 5 octaves / instruments


    System Requirements

    • Native Instruments Kontakt Full 5.8 or above
    • MacOS 10.11 or above
    • Windows 7 or above
    • 4GB RAM or more (8GB or more recommended)
    • Download file sizes: Abstract Vibes 1.33GB, Abstract Marimba 820MB