Sound Dust Saxomaphonium – Contact’s hybrid instrument made of baritone layers and an alto sax, as well as two ancient wind reed organs. He takes non-chilling elements, writes them down beautifully, and then reinterprets them into something completely new.

• Saxophone x 2 – 4 octaves of baritone and alto saxophone long looped notes – 6 velocity layers.
• Tape Saxophone – 4 octaves of baritone and alto saxophone long looped notes – brutalised through Roland Chorus Echo RE501 for lots of wow and flutter – 6 velocity layers.
• Honk – 4 octaves of baritone and alto saxophone staccato notes – 5 velocity layers.
• Harmonium – binaurally recorded portable harmonium with looped BPM synced bellows pumping.
• Pump Organ – binaurally recorded church style pump organ.
• 1140 24bit samples = 2.46GB with Native Instruments propriety compression
• Note Jitter – randomises note on / off timing, velocity values ​​and tuning between articulations
• Chord and Key quantise – selectable to fix scale and chord type across all keys
• Sample start and loop length control per articulation
• All controls fully automatable
• BPM synced pan and volume modulation per articulation
• BPM synced vibrato and chorus per articulation
• 24 custom convolution reverbs per articulation
• 4 insert effects – dirt, eq, rotor, phaser and master algorithmic reverb
• 2 send effects – delay and algorithmic reverb
• Keyboard Velocity and Round Robin modeling page
• 55 instrument snapshots
• Handy build in instructions in RTFM page

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