String Theory is a series of Kontakt instruments based on guitar samples.
We sampled a Fender Telecaster directly into the computer with 3 main articulations: – Sustain – Palm Mutes – Natural Harmonic
In this way we obtained the war sound of the guitar, then we processed the samples to expand the sonic possibilities of unprocessed samples.
The processed sound is divided into 3 main groups: – Bounce – Counterpoint – Air
Bounce reproduces the bouncing ( or striking) sound of the strings, this is the most powerful and aggressive sound of the instrument. Counterpoint, this group can give counterpoint lines on different octaves and can really add depth and movement to the instrument with loads of high pitched sounds and shimmery melodies. The last group is Air, as you notice Air has only one articulation Sustain; Air is the looping part of our instrument, you can add shimmer to a chord or simulate feedback in conjunction with the Effects provided in the Fx page.
Mentioned just above the effects page is the complementary part of the Sample Engine, here we have 4 different effects to shape your sound and stimulate your creativity.