biscuit tin guitar acoustic instrument by Modwheel

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About the original instrument

 

The instrument that MODWHEEL has sampled for their Biscuit Tin Guitar library is a one off, hand crafted by Steve Roche. Steve has been making tin guitars and other odd instruments for many years for use in his soundtrack work with Plan 9 and live with the bands he performs with.

 

This particular instrument is a 4 string fretless with open G Banjo tuning (D G B D). For sampling purposes the range of the instrument has been extended down to the E below the D of its natural range.

 

The instrument is fitted with a pickup and was recorded both acoustically as well as through a vintage Fender Twin Reverb amp.

 

As an acoustic instrument the Biscuit Tin Guitar has a unique and wonderful sound that is caught somewhere between a Dobro and a Banjo. The electric version can sit anywhere between clean and a tin can being dragged behind a car, depending on your taste.

Acoustic and Electric Biscuit Tin Guitar

a sample library for Kontakt

  • 35 Kontakt patches

  • Finger & Plectrum articulations 

  • FX, Kits & Rhythms (BPM'd) 

  • Song patterns 
     

  • 24bit 96kHz Multisamples
    (2873 samples)

     

  • 1.4GB Core Library
    (657MB via lossless compression)

 

Note: Requires Full Version Kontakt 5.3.1 or higher

Not compatible with free Kontakt Player

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Only US$49

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  • 35 Kontakt patches both acoustic and electric, with finger and plectrum performance

  • Keyswitches operate the different note options i.e. Long, Short, Mute, Semitone Slide Up and Hammer Off

  • There is also dynamic keyswitching to aid performance with several velocity layers and at least 3 round robins

  • An FX panel on each patch gives the ability to adjust the sound to further suit your requirements
     

  • The instrument has also been used for its percussive possibilities and there are several percussion kits and BPM'd rhythm patches
     

  • In addition there are a number of patches that play arpeggios and song patterns from a single key

 

Walk through video tutorial