Both AEON Melodic and AEON Rhythmic in one collection!
The AEON Collection delivers over 720 presets with 27 GB (14GB on disk) of organic and synth Melodic Instruments, cutting-edge Loops, Arpeggiated Instruments and epic One-Shots.
This unique collection combines traditional, ethnic, and orchestral instruments with searing synths and edgy samples, all created with Heavyocity’s signature quality. Create lush melodies, dark lyrical phrases and devastating synth and bass lines directly within a deeply customized user interface.
AEON´s Melodic component provides 315 presets and 9,800+ samples of playable instruments in a deeply customizable interface. This vast collection is comprised of traditional instruments, unique ensembles, aggressive analog synths, hybrid presets, and signature “AEON HITS”. Quickly create motifs or build intricate rhythmic patterns with your own melodies in the custom Arpeggiator. Redefine your sound with AEON´s Advanced Trigger FX, Arpeggiator, and deep modulation controls.
AEON Rhythmic delivers 315+ tempo-synced melodic loops arranged in menu-style suites and single loop presets. Create intricate melodic grooves by layering loops in the menu suites. Re-compose any single loop by re-arranging its slices via midi drag-and-drop or the signature "Loop Mutator"tm. This groundbreaking new feature enables you to sequence and re-arrange the playback of looped material in previously unimaginable ways.
Control Your Sound
AEON’S user interface was designed FOR composers and sound designers BY composers and sound designers, providing simple, intuitive ways to alter the sounds without leaving the interface. Similar to DAMAGE, three levels of effects are intrinsically bound to the Melodic and Rhythmic Components — apply effects globally, engage the Trigger-FX, or tweak individual sounds.
Twist, Punish, Effect
Globally affect the preset with one of the 4 Master FX (Delay, Mod, Drive, and Convolution). You have control over four effect-specific parameters (like effect amount, rate, size, or depth). Dial in the aggression with the signature “Punish” Knob, a combination of saturation, distortion, and compression. Or, modulate the shape of the sound with the new “Twist” knob.
EQ, Filter, Modulate
Sculpt your tone with per-channel and per-loop EQs or add sizzle and punch with the 4-band Master EQ. New in AEON is the ability to control the modulation of filters with an envelope or LFO. Alter the amount and rate of an LFO, or trigger the Filter with an ADSR envelope.
The Mixer Page
AEON’s mixer provides tune, pan, and level control for each of it’s 3 channels. Adjust the faders for the right blend of organic sounds, detune synth parts, or automate the controls via midi to modulate the mix. Tap into per channel (or linkable) ADSR envelopes and filters for timbre tweaking. Per channel solo and mute buttons isolate individual sounds if desired, while “Purge” turns off an individual channel and reduces the instrument’s memory footprint.
AEON Melodic´s Advanced Arpeggiator allows for composition of melodic and rhythmic phrases. Load one of the 5 factory presets, or save your own for use in any preset. You have full control over step amount and can adjust time signature, note subdivision (straight or triplet), individual note duration, pitch, and velocity. There are also controls for retrigger, glide, poly/mono, octave randomizing, and playback type (chord, pairs, etc). It includes 8 fully customizable and linkable patterns per preset, to create long and intricate melodic phrases.
The Loop Mutator™
AEON´s all-new Loop Mutator™ allows you to re-compose and re-imagine 300+ loops with spectacular results. You have full control over step amount, time signature, note subdivision (straight or triplet), individual note duration, Loop/Slice selection, and velocity. There are also controls for glide, octave randomizing, and playback type (chord, pairs, etc). Eight fully customizable and linkable patterns per preset allow you to create complex melodic grooves and patterns. Use any of AEON´s tonal loops as they are or turn on the Loop Mutator™ and create unique sequences that are completely your own.
AEON Rhythmic provides the loops in two types of presets, Menu Suites and Single Loops. The Menu Suites provide 63 loops intelligently mapped across the keyboard, ranging from low to high timbres. You can easily change the tonal center by using the tuning keyswitches found at the bottom of the keyrange. The Singe Loop presets provide detailed control over individual loops. Tweak the level, pan and tuning for each slice, and use the new Advanced Trigger FX, Amp Sequencer, and Loop Mutator™ to further re-define your sound. In addition, the “MIDI To Host” button allows you to quickly import all of the loop’s slice midi data to any DAW with the simple drag of the mouse.
THE SOUND OF AEON
Over the course of two years, Heavyocity captured in-depth recordings of a wide array of instruments. Over 10,000 samples were recorded at 48 kHz, 24-bit in world class studios. Instruments ranging from Tuned Cowbells and Upright Bass to pristine Crotales and Harps provide you with a vast range of timbres at your fingertips
AEON provides a vast range of sampled material including a number of unique ensembles. Performed in unison, these ensembles were made up of instruments like Tuned Dinner Bells, Stringed Oil Cans, and Plucked Guitar.
Pure Analog Synth
For AEON, Heavyocity captured true analog fatness from a combination of modular analog synth rigs. Carefully crafted, tuned, and tracked, these sounds range from serene to horrifically aggressive.
Aeon Melodic and its sidekick Aeon Rhythmic easily meet the high standards of professional composers and producers, and in some respects they exceed expectations. This is an imaginative, entertaining, unpredictable, cutting-edge collection of processed instruments and tuned loops with huge creative potential for many styles of music, which no doubt has already found its way into numerous scores and pop/rock tracks. If you're into electronic sound and wicked melodic grooves, prepare to be knocked out.
Electronic Musician 01/2014
Excerpt (Electronic Musician)
"...AEON's expressive sound library breaks down to a rhythmic and a melodic library, with plenty of overlap, as both have useful and complementary rhythmic engines. Instead of industrial, clangorous tones, the collection leans heavily on organic-sounding samples, ranging from guitars, dobro, and banjo, to add , convolved combinations of synthesizer tones; cello and bass drum; upright bass, oil can, and guitar - with inspiringly musical results. Add a killer arpeggiator, triggered effects, and the ability to alter loops on the fly, and you have a sound library for the ages."
Excerpt: Sweet Thoughts
All in all, everything that you can hear in an action or crime-oriented movie blockbusters could be recreated with this library (except the orchestral parts). I have to admit that I’m very impressed with much of this library. It sounds like pure danger on steroids. It is totally on target, and it is versatile enough that you could abuse the rules and use it in almost any genre. The quality of implemented material is very high. You don’t need the full version of Kontakt to drive endless numbers of wisely-chosen additional controllers that can change character of the sound with single move. Well-programmed and well-recorded, this is not an overpriced library from a well-known library company. What do you expect in life – someone to compose something for you? Come on, spit on your hand and make something dangerous, something unique. AEON Collection could help you to achieve that. It is aggressive, hitting like a brick and biting like a mad dog. After all, we are SoundBytes. So this library is somehow connected with us. … from the bites to the last bytes.
MusicTech Mag 09/2013
- Rich, deep and varied sounds
- Easy key-mapping
- Useful punch-in effects
- Well laid-out interface
- AEON Rhythmic’s vast range of sounds can be hard to navigate
A large and diverse range of deep sounds that would complement a range of production styles.
Computermusic UK 09/2013
Aeon delivers an excellent palette of sounds. It’s great for soundtracks and sound design, but also for when you just want something a little
di!ferent to throw into a track. For us, it’s the step-based e!fects that clinch it, bringing serious !lexibility to an already brilliant sound set.
BEAT Magazin 07/2013
Auszug: AEON ist eine der inspirirendsten Sample-Bibliotheken die uns bisher begegnet ist. Sie gibt dem Benutzer nicht nur ausdrucksstark spielbare Instrumente mit Hollywood-reifem Sound an die Hand, sondern auch die Möglichkeit, sich diese mithilfe der leistungsfähigen Sounddesign-Werkzeuge zu eigen zu machen. Eine fantastische Library mit hohem musikalischem Nutzwert, die den Klang der Blockbuster der kommenden Jahre prägen wird.
The care and detail at the heart of AEON's libraries certainly unite them, yet AEON Melodic and AEON Rhythmic are different beasts. I initially expected that AEON Rhythmic would simply generate arpeggiated and sequenced versions of AEON Melodic's programs, but the Rhythmic library has a completely independent personality. As a result, the libraries complement each other beautifully and will appeal to sound designers, composers and producers alike.
... AEON kann ebenso sanft wie aggressiv sein, laut und modern aber auch subtil und zeitlos....
...Die Qualität der Samples ist hervorragend - wie von Heavyocity gewohnt. Alle Klänge haben einen cineastischen Klangbezug, egal ob es sich um subtile Glocken, verzerrte Synthesizer oder knurrende Bas Loops handelt. Das wirklich Besondere an AEON ist für mich jedoch die Art und Weise wie der KOntakt-Sampler zu einem Hybrid-Synthesizer umgebaut wurde, den ich guten Gewissens mit Spectrasonics Omnisphere auf eine Stufe stellen kann...
Andreas Moisa, Redaktion Keys
Sounds and Gear
I give the AEON collection 5 out of 5 subs, it’s a very well put together product with a gorgeous interface and inspiring sound to match.
Eine fabelhafte Library, die eine Menge Stoff und viele Optionen zum Schrauben an den Klängen bietet. Für alle Produzenten von Film- und Computerspielmusik, aber natürlich auch von Musik im Allgemeinen. Und so gibt es exzellente fünf von fünf Punkten im Heavyocity AEON Testbericht auf delamar.
Delamar Testbericht AEONCollection
Aktuelle Produkte zeigen, wie komplex und umfangreich Kontakt-Instrumente sein können. Bei AEON hat man wirklich auf nahezu alle Parameter Zugriff – auch auf Pitchbend, was die meisten Hersteller leider vergessen.
Die meisten der AEON Melodic Sounds klingen wie erwartet amtlich und haben keine Makel wie Knacksen, Rauschen oder Mapping
Schon in meiner ersten Produktion nach Erhalt der Produkte könnte ich einige Sounds einsetzen und ich werde sicher noch öfter auf AEON zurückgreifen.
Electronic Musician, Editors Choice Award 2014
Computer Music, Performance Award
MusicTech Magazine, Choice
Delamar, 5 stars
SoundAndGear, 5 Subs
Arcade Fire, Depeche Mode, DJ Shadow, Metallica, Mixer/Engineer for Bjork, The Killers, The Prodigy, Trust
"AEON is a welcome addition to my studio´s sound library. There´s a really nice organic essence to the sounds, plus the tweakability of the interface gives even more scope to do something different "
"Clash of the Titans", "Fright Night", "Game of Thrones", "Iron Man"
"Heavyocity continues to offer the most innovative and dynamic sounds. Both AEON Rhythmic and AEON Melodic are creative, inspiring, and will provide a unique sound to any music project."
"Command and Conquer", "Dead Space", "F.E.A.R."
"I really love the multi-sampled organic patches - truly original sounds that inspire new ideas with a few notes. Seriously, though…you guys are making it WAY TOO EASY to sound like a synth programming maestro. Aeon is so tweakable and easy to make your own. And man, what a sound! I´ve never heard synths that sit so well in my mixes without touching a thing - full and fat without taking up too much space. I hate that it´s getting released to the public…can´t we keep this one between us?"
"Battleship", "Desperate Housewives", "Gangster Squad", "Transformers", "Transformers" (3 films)
"I knew in about two minutes that Aeon would be welcomed with open arms into my studio. "This thing is awesome!" was the initial reaction. The sounds are really well done, very creative and very useful. And I love the super clean interface. You can easily tweak the sounds and mold them into what you need, without getting lost in a sea of pages and menus. It´s all very accessible and integrates right into the workflow. Thank you team Heavyocity."
"Galaxy Quest", "Ice Age", "Serenity", "The Sandlot"
"I love the Aeon Melodic library, and it´s so easy to use and program. When I am writing I just want stuff to "work". "Advanced Performance Options" allow me to explore very contemporary soundscapes which is great in augmenting live musicians and orchestra. I love how easy it is to use. The sounds seem to fit seamlessly into my orchestrations. Great Work!!"
"The Warrior´s Way", Oscar-Nominated Composer
"AEON does to melody and harmony what Evolve and DAMAGE did to percussion, loops and fx. It provides a great repertoire of sounds and sequences for scoring, using a clear and clever interface and the right tools to bring life to your track. The quality is outstanding, the choices are always edgy and perfectly contemporary. I hope it will be followed by more products like this one. The more you will use it the more you will love it..."
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