Elysion 2
release date: 02.11.2021

Elysion 2

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The Future is Now – Encounter Elysion 2!

We started a journey into the future of sound – and we arrived! Encounter Elysion 2 – our massive and incredibly fast scoring tool. Play simple chords and instantly create overwhelming sound worlds. Move your modwheel and distort time and space. Let the famous ensemble engine animate your music.

  • Powerful synth built on handcrafted processed and synthetic sounds, treated like acoustic instruments.

  • Sets a new level of hybrid composing: incredibly simple and outrageously beautiful.

  • Forms the massive hybrid twin to The Orchestra.

  • Extends the Elysion ambient synth with aggressive and powerful new instruments, presets, themes and effects.

  • 207 playable instruments, and over 400 complex animated themes.

Elysion 2 – The Encounter takes you to the very extremes of our universe – within one modwheel-turn. It enriches your synthetic palette with more aggressive, powerful and driving sounds. Press a key and unleash a raw and vivid sonic scenario with our breakthrough and award-winning ensemble engine, known from The Orchestra. If you’re scoring trailers, blockbusters or just want to hear the universe burn – Elysion 2 will get you covered!

Crossgrade Available: For owners of "The Orchestra Essentials", "The Orchestra", "Strings of Winter", "Horns of Hell" or "The Orchestra Complete".

Elysion 2 Main, Arp and Mixer GUI

What´s Included?

Elysion 2 takes off to an exciting chapter of our popular synth Elysion. It comes with a variety of driving and powerful instruments, themes, effects and features. Elysion 2 further includes the complete original ambient synth Elysion!

Ambient – Organic – Cinematic: Elysion is a huge and incredibly fast ambient scoring tool, perfectionated to fill the space with inspiration. Experience the infinite sound cosmos full of shimmering spheres, organic ambiances and complex cinematic themes.

Aggresive – Powerful – Driving: Elysion 2 - The Encounter takes a very different path. It enriches the palette of Elysion with aggressive, raw and wild instruments and effects, featuring epic spheres, powerful pulses and shattering themes. Unleash the extreme force of Elysion 2 with a simple keystroke.

Each Interstellar Object hast its own Sonic Character

The Elysion 2 themes are named after the planets of our solar system and other interstellar objects, each one representing a different sonic character.

  • Earth – Terrestrial, Familiar, Conventional, Poppy
  • Mars – Aggresive, Strong, Energy, Violence
  • Sagittarius – Violent, Brute, Dark, Shattering, Destructive
  • Venus – Sensuality, Tranquility
  • Antares – Bombastic, Cinematic, Modern
  • Mercury – Lively, Vibrant, Diverse
  • Jupiter – Happiness, Joyfulness
  • Saturn – Old, Wise, Sad, Melancholics
  • Uranus – Magical, Enchanted, Wonderful
  • Neptune – Dark, Mysterious
  • Sirius – Powerful, Hot, Bright, Positive, Alive, Energetic
  • Orion – Mystical, Indeterminate, Nebulous, Creepy

Elysion 2 Planets Part One

Elysion 2 Features

Elysion 2 offers you features that make creating new and exciting sound compositions even more intuitive.

  • Single-Instrument NKIs – We included every instrument as a single-instrument NKI to freely play it outside Elysion’s engine.

  • Distortion & Saturation FX – Elysion 2 comes with various built-in effects to enable a more aggressive and driving sound.

  • Switchable GUI – Choose freely between the two GUIs of Elysion and Elysion 2.

Elysion 2 Switchable GUI

Sampling Redefinied Bursting with Expression and Variety

As the first one able to catch the incredible dynamic and lively character of synthetic instruments, the Elysion series redefines sampling. We recorded, sampled and produced our synthetic future-sounds, treating them like acoustic instruments. This results in an unimaginable dynamic and unprecedented sound. Integrated into our pathbreaking ensemble engine, Elysion 2 forms the massive synthetic twin for The Orchestra.

A Whole New Experience

Elysion 2 is made to expand the range of our flagship The Orchestra into and beyond the digital era. Together, they set a new level of hybrid composing: incredibly simple and outrageously beautiful.

  • Encounter the diversity of 207 instantly playable hybrid organic instruments.

  • Encounter the infinite depth of over 12.500 samples. All carefully recorded, handcrafted and layered with up to 5 velocity layers.

  • Encounter the flexibility of over 400 complex animated and fully customizable themes.

Score The Future with Our Familiar User Interface

The interface of Elysion 2 is the advanced progression of the highly-acclaimed GUI from The Orchestra. The most essential controls are easily and quickly accessible to keep you focused on your creative scoring.

  • Main Page – Select Instruments, presets and control all layers from the main page. Play up to 5 instruments simultaneously.

  • Ensemble Engine – Modify and perfect your sound to the very last detail with our critically-acclaimed ensemble engine. Create exciting new sonic experiences by simply playing some chords.

  • Mix Page –  Mix & pan your layers and breathe live and dynamic variation into every single pattern.

  • Motion Engine – Customize the instruments fundamentally, steering e.g. attack or decay via MIDI CC

  • Preset Browser – Explore the massive selection of presets using intuitive filters and categories.

  • Pan Engine – Create outstanding motion and effects by controlling and automating the panning of the sounds.

Elysion 2 GUI Screen 2

Powerful Features - Supernatural Workflow

Elysion 2 brings numerous new functionalities to our critically acclaimed ensemble technology.

  • Sampled Synthetic Instruments – Up to 3 Round Robins and 5 Velocity Layers deepen the dynamic of our carefully handcrafted synthetic instruments, providing extreme expressiveness: Every layer of the ambient synth is carefully designed to correspond and even outdo the immense liveliness of real instruments in timbre, impact and intensity.

  • Ensemble Engine 2.0 – For Elysion 2 we reworked our critically acclaimed ensemble engine, which lets you play and customize up to five instrument modules simultaneously. Within every module you are now free to control it via envelope or arpeggiator. You can now even morph between two Layers in both the Arpeggiator and the Envelope, which lets you control up to 10 interleaved rhythms within one patch. An additional stutter feature enriches the possibilities of our Envelope even more and lets you create extremely complex rhythms by only using sustained instruments.

  • Motion Engine – Elysion 2 comes with its own unique dynamic FX engine. It allows the fundamental customization of the ambient synth instruments, e.g. steering attack or decay via Midi CC. Besides other FX the Motion Engine includes also two Pan Steppers, breathing live and variation into every pattern in no time.

Maximize Your Creativity

Elysion 2 comes well prepared for instant inspiration and composing with 400 complex animated and fully customizable themes. Its covers an extremely wide range of diverse timbres, often only one modwheel-turn away from each other. Every theme is arranged out of five controllable instruments within our ensemble engine, providing you an enormous influence on the sound.

  • Dynamic Spheres – Spheres are lively and sustained themes with an enormous dynamic range, easily controllable via modhweel. Simple keystrokes and chords yield a rich futuristic ensemble sound, each one with a different interpretation of the futures tone.

  • Animated Themes  The animated synthesized themes go even further and create complex and diverse ensemble rhythms from any played note. This is where the future starts!

  • Powerful Pulses – The synthetic pulses contain rhythmical patterns, providing an extremely large range of different timbres and styles. From simple and incredibly useful rhythms to inspirations completely out of the box

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Export Your Custom Performance with MIDI Drag & Drop

Once you have been inspired by a theme in Elysion 2, drag and drop the arrangement of your performance to your DAW. Now you are free to use it within every library you own. Unleash the power of the ensemble engine onto your personal template, change notes, combine different patterns and make them your own. Experience the incredible efficiency of Elysion 2 and The Orchestra merging together within your DAW.

Key Features

  • All instruments available as single NKI, to freely play them outside the engine
  • New distortion and saturation FX for a more aggressive and driving sound
  • Sampled Synthetic Instruments, containing up to 3 Round Robins and 5 Velocity Layers
  • Refined Ensemble Engine 2.0 with new, powerful functionalities
  • Unique Motion Engine allowing fundamental customizations
  • Massive synth hybrid twin of The Orchestra for a new level of cinematic composing
  • Over 400 complex animated and fully customizable themes, featuring up to 5 fully controllable instruments
  • Over 207 instantly playable hybrid organic instruments
  • 12.500+ individual samples. All carefully recorded, sampled and handcrafted
  • MIDI-Export: Unleash the power of the ensemble engine onto your personal template

"Elysion 2 " was developed for Best Service by Sonuscore / Dynamedion, the makers of The Orchestra, Trinity Drums as well as NI Action Strings, Action Strikes, Emotive Strings and many more.

Dynamedion was founded in 2000 by Tilman Sillescu and Pierre Langer, two composers with university degrees in music. With a steadily increasing number of contracts and growing customer base it has since become a leader in soundtrack composition and sound design on the European computer game market. In 2005 Dynamedion produced highly successful, first benchmark live orchestra recordings for a German game soundtrack, setting the standard for large-scale projects in the industry. With numerous further productions for the video game industry, Dynamedion has earned itself a reputation for unsurpassed quality and integrity in this area.

Elysion 2 works with NI Kontakt and Free Kontakt Player Version 6.6.0 and higher!

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 Reviews

Flag EN spaceSOS 04/2022


***** 5/5 Stars



If you're a regular user of the original, the upgrade to Elysion 2 is an absolute no-brainer. For potential new users, Elysion 2 provides both instant gratification and inspiration via the various animated presets. However, that instant gratification also hints at the long-term potential for those media composers willing to dig a little deeper. Sonuscore absolutely know their stuff when it comes to designing performance engines for multitimbral virtual instruments; Elysion 2 The Encounter is powerful stuff.

Full Elysion 2 review at soundonsound.com

Flag EN spaceSoundbytes 01/2022

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"A new reincarnation of a pulsating, evolving beast from Bestservice and Sonuscore. One thing is certain: you will love this one." by Alex Arsov

Read the full review at Soundbytes Music Magazine

Flag DE spaceTastenwelt 04/2020

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Fazit:
Elysion ist eine reich gefüllte Fundgrube facettenreicher dynamischer Klänge und beinhaltet 142 produktionsfertige Instrumente, die filmische Stimmungen von melancholisch und verträumt bis zu farbenprächtig und spektakulär in Szene setzen. Surft man durch den Klangkosmos der geschmackvollen Vorlagen, so stellt man schnell fest, dass das Modulationsrad oft ein mächtiges Werkzeug für Klangtransformationen darstellt. Dank fünffacher Klang-Engine und ausgefuchsten Arpeggiatoren sind vielschichtige, auch (poly)rhythmische Klänge machbar, die eine Verwendung über die Filmmusik hinaus erlauben.

Flag EN spaceSOS 04/2020

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Rating: ***** 5/5 Stars

Sonuscore have come up with a crackingly good companion to "The Orchestra", and one that is certain to feature prominently in many chart hits, games, and film and TV scores to come.

Full Elysion review at soundonsound.com

 

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Flag DE spaceOKEY! 04/2020

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Fazit:

Die intuitive, leicht verständliche Bedienoberfläche und die vielen einsetzbaren "Themes" machen die Arbeit mit Elysion zum komfortablen Vergnügen und bescheren schnelle Erfolgserlebnisse..

Wer dramaturgische Musik für Filme und Games, aber eben auch Schlager, Pop, EDM, Jingles etc. am Computer komponiert und arrangiert, findet in Elysion ein erstklassiges Werkzeug, um bei steiler Lernkurve schneller zu besseren Resultaten zu gelangen.

 

Flag DE spaceKeys 04/2020

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Fazit (Auszug)

  • Geschmackvolle produktionsfertige Vorlagen für die Filmmusik
  • Trotz vielschichtiger Architektur leicht bedienbar
  • Fünf komplette Module mit Arpeggiatoren liefern vielschichtige Klänge
  • Einzigartig lebendige, Sample-basierte Synthesizer-Klänge mit Velocity-Layern und Round Robins

Flag DE spaceBeat 01/2020

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Fazit:

Ob expressive synthetische Instrumente, Pads, pulsierende Arpeggios und Sequenzen oder vielschichtige Klanglandschaften gefragt sind: In unserem Test konnte sich Elysion als leistungsstarkes und äußerst inspirierendes Scoring-Werkzeug mit flexiblen Sounddesign-Optionen beweisen. Damit ist es die erste Wahl für hybride Orchester-Tracks. Die expressiven und zum Teil erstaunlich organischen Klänge können aber auch elektronischen Produktionen ein cinematisches Feeling spendieren. Neben der erstklassigen Audioqualität ist auch die intuitive Bedienung positiv hervorzuheben.

 

Flag EN spacestrongmocha.com 01/2020

StrongMocha

Rating:  Five Out of Five Stars

Elysion is another addition to the “The Orchestra” Universe. Sonuscore joined by Best Sevices addresses with Elysion the open space between orchestral and synthesizer sound and vibe. The character, tone and presets included are easy to use as they are or can be customized fitting seamlessly into any context. When you combine and mix tracks from Elysionit fit very well with other libraries.

Special features that patterns created with Elysion can be transferred by using MIDI to your DAW are key benefits of Elysion and the whole Orchestra product line up. There are many other Kontakt libraries where I wished this Elysion feature would be included to ease the task of a composer. Elysion combined or standalone with The Orchestra Complete is an absolutely excellent comprehensive ensemble full of organic and synthetic sounds. Elysion waits for you – ready-to-play.

Full Elysion review at strongmocha.com

Flag DE spaceBonedo 01/2020

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Fazit

Elysion ist eine Library, die sphärische Sounds und pulsierende Rhythmen bietet und über eine hohe Bandbreite an Klängen und arrangierten Läufen verfügt. Die Einstellmöglichkeiten sind umfangreich und die Nutzeroberfläche übersichtlich. Auch die Bedienung geht nach einer kurzen Einarbeitungszeit gut von der Hand. Die Klangqualität ist hervorragend. Besonders im Zusammenspiel mit The Orchestra weiß Elysion zu überzeugen – aber auch mit anderen Libraries und Instrumenten funktioniert sie sehr gut. Klangbastler, Sounddesigner und Musikkomponisten werden genauso viel Spaß an Elysion haben wie Hobbymusiker.

PRO

  • sehr guter Klang
  • einfache Bedienung
  • hervorragende Presets
  • übersichtliches Design

CONTRA

  • entfällt

Flag DE spaceAmazona.de 12/2019

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Fazit:

Das Sonuscore Elysion Software-Instrument überzeugt durch eine hervorragende Klangqualität, eine leicht zu durchschauende Bedienung und durch schnell produzierte, brauchbare Ergebnisse. Elysion ist ganz sicher kein Tool für Musiker, die vor Kreativität strotzen – ich würde sagen, wer synthetisch orientierte Backings produzieren möchte, ohne allzu viel Zeit zu investieren, wird mit Elysion zufrieden sein. Aus diesem Grund gibt es auch die drei Sterne, denn wer genau das sucht, wird mit Elysion auch sehr glücklich werden.

Kompletter Testbericht für Elysion bei Amazona.de

Flag EN spaceSample Sound Review 12/2019

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"ELYSION is a powerhouse and a gripping instrument. I combined this library with The Orchestra, and it worked beautifully. I created several modern scoring cues in a matter of minutes, not hours. This is one of my favorite releases of the year, and it exceeded all expectations." - Steve Montgomery

Full ELYSION Review at samplesoundreview.com

 

 Ratings

The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

4.0 of 5  
08.05.2022 Sprache: deutsch

Was man sonst mit vielen Synthesizern und komlexen Einstellungen einer DAW's bewerkstelligen muß schaft man hier mit einem Prgramm. Das Proramm beflügelt durchaus die Kreativität.

5.0 of 5  
27.04.2022 Sprache: deutsch

*** IMMER ; ALLES SUPER

4.0 of 5  
20.02.2022 Language: englisch

For laying down a bedtrack nothing could be easier or faster! Love the variety, just a few clicks and layers of sounds and ryhthms give me insiration. Sound quality is really good too as well as realism. Nice all-around product.

 Awards

PAM

Best of 2019

StrongMocha 5
StrongMocha 5 from 5

Amazona Sehr Gut
Amazona.de "Sehr Gut"

Bonedo 4,5
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 Endorsements


Jeff RonaJeff Rona
Composer, Music Producer

"In writing and producing music, sometimes you need a jackhammer and sometimes you need a box of colors. Elysion is a box of colors - subtle, emotional and beautiful. It adds shades and tints that are often the hardest part of the process. And it's so easy to take a preset and own it in a way that makes it fit almost anywhere. Modern cinematic production at its best!"


Jordan Rudess ImageJordan Rudess
Keyboardist "Dream Theatre"

“Playing Elysion is a unique musical experience and instantly transports me to a magical musical world. So many wonderful sound colors and rhythms to explore. I absolutely love this virtual instrument”

 Requirements

Made for Kontakt Player

This product requires the free Native Instruments Kontakt Player, the latest version can be downloaded through Native Access, Native Instrument’s download manager!

The minimum required Kontakt version for this product is stated in the product description or can be found on the manufacturers website.

System Requirements:

Mac:

  • macOS 10.14 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or Apple M1 (native)
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)

Windows:

  • Windows 10 or higher
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or similar CPU
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)

Supported Interfaces:

  • Mac (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows (64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AAX

Legacy Versions:

If you require legacy installers of Kontakt Player please refer to this Knowledge Base Article.
 

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An Offline Activation on a different computer is Not Available with this product.