Mini Magic - Dark Tones Vol 1
Version: Kontakt 5.6.6 / NCW / V1
Morphable Dark Ambient Sounds from Synth Magic.
Download Method: Kontakt Hub
Dark Tones takes a step towards the mysterious and darker side of sound design featuring 330 professionally produced multi-samples especially created for this release. Sinister undertones, swelling atmospheres and moving soundscapes are all featured here.
Using the flexible 'Magic Dial' in the center of the interface you can quickly control multiple filters, controls and parameters at the same time.
By simply activating the Led above each dial you can then move the dials and create offsets of dial movements, so one turn of the Magic dial will then move the active dials in varying degrees dependent upon the offset you have made for each dial.
36 Impulse responses are included along with a number of effects and 29 selectable source sounds perfectly suited for science fiction, ambient and horror scores.
This small synthesizer is a true discovery with fantastic sounds that make it look as if they are from a synthesizer that is many times more expensive to buy
Can can get sound wonderful soundscapes from this very easily!
The atmospheric one
These Mini-Magic synths, with their dual-bank big-nob design, are not unique but they are certainly very well implemented and a bargain to boot. Simple, straight-forward with tricks, and quick to generate new and surprising tones and timbres. The modwheel and aftertouch controls are great features and, coupled with the MIDI-Learn everywhere, would let you do a few hundred classic ambient albums with while you were just foolin' around. Of the three Mini-Magic synths (so far), I would describe this one as the most atmospheric---but, as with all of them, not exclusively so. Turn that knob and see what you get. No arpeggiator is actually part of the charm (although, you could always use the internal Kontakt script). I give each of the Mini-Magic synths five stars for value, ease of use, keyboard interaction, sound, and sound creation. I do have one minor quibble with this Mini-Magic: The on/off indicators by each small knob are red, the same color as the interface, making them less visible than on the previous two versions which had contrasting colors for the indicators. Of course, the spinning knobs themselves are hard to miss.
These little exclusives to this site are just a taste of what Synth Magics repertoire. They do great stuff there and this is just a small piece of some of there work. Whether your movie scoring or creating dark ambient music this will put you in the right direction and spark your creativity.
Synth Magic makes great kontakt libraries!! I'm never disappointed.
The VST that led me to KH
I found this while searching for Dark Ambient VSTs, and love it. Direct, well-designed, perfect for what I wanted. And the "magic knob of what you probably want to modulate" is a great feature :) It's the reason I found Kontakt Hub, and I'll be back...! Al (Shoth)
More More More Mini Magic! I love it!!
I love the synth magic mini Magic seires. I don't use this one as much as some of the other ones as it is definitely specific with using Dark tones. But when the opportunity arises it fits in the mix perfectly.
Synth Magic quality synth
Nice and dark with a good price tag.
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