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Desolate Guitars
release date: 14.12.2023

Desolate Guitars

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AAX Native, AU, Kontakt Player, Mac, NKS, Standalone, VST2, VST3, Win

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$ 137.11

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Timeless Sound, Immediate Versatility

  • Craft cinematic and indie-inspired music effortlessly.

  • Create diverse sounds and tones for versatile compositions.

  • Seamlessly blend analog warmth with digital adaptability.

  • Produce with authentic guitar tones for endless creative possibilities.

Desolate Guitars merges analog warmth with digital adaptability, crafting a timeless sound perfect for producers, artists, and composers regardless of guitar expertise. Featuring four classic guitars, two iconic amps, authentic spring reverb, and guitarist-designed FX presets, this collection offers endless creative opportunities.

Immerse yourself in evocative guitar tones reminiscent of David Lynch's cinematic landscapes or the indie vibes of Arctic Monkeys and Lord Huron. Desolate Guitars captures classic sounds—guitars plugged into vintage amps, soaked in spring reverb, and embellished with tremolo.

It's more than a sound; it's a journey across genres. This rich palette of cinematic tones, both distinctive and versatile, infuses character into your music, akin to hit soundtracks. Whether a pro or new to electric guitars, explore boundless creative options and craft deeply resonating sonic landscapes.

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  • The Approach - Desolate Guitars delivers usable sounds that retain authenticity and playability. Imperfections are embraced, allowing the character of recordings to shine through. The collection reproduces studio perfection through renowned microphones and recording chains for an authentic sound.

  • The Guitars - Featuring four distinct guitars—Desolate, Chime, Baritone, and Mellow—each embodies a unique sonic character rich in nostalgia and authenticity. These guitars offer a diverse palette for creative exploration.

  • Amps, Reverb, and Tremolo - Vintage amps define the Desolate Guitars' sound, complemented by a unique spring reverb capturing the essence of classic amps. Authentic tremolo effects, including additional styles inspired by popular pedals, enhance musical compositions.

  • Authenticity, Playability, Versatility - The collection focuses on authenticity and playability without complex controls. Expressive plucks, lush chords, dynamic swells, and harmonics are effortlessly accessible. The mod wheel allows seamless articulation transitions, empowering creative control.

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Key Features

  • Four Iconic Electric Guitars: Immerse your productions in the authenticity of classic guitar tones, meticulously captured for timeless appeal.

  • Two Classic Vintage Amps: Choose or blend between two classic vintage amps synonymous with these tones.

  • Real Spring Reverb: Experience the unique character of a real spring reverb, yours to dial in as you please.

  • Tremolo Effects: Explore authentic tremolo effects modeled from vintage amps, with added styles inspired by popular pedals and sync-to-host functionality

  • Extensive FX Chain: A wealth of powerful FX chain presets designed by guitarists with easy access via macro control

  • Diverse Articulations: Explore a wide range of articulations, including plucks, chords, swells, feedback, harmonics and more.

  • Vibrato Performances: Infuse your music with expressiveness using vibrato bar performances for sustained notes.

  • High-End Recording: Enjoy studio-perfect sound quality all captured via Rupert Neve Designs® pre-amps.

  • Versatile Sustains: Create dynamic compositions with sustains and mutes, enhanced by different guitars and amp settings.

  • Chord Options: Choose between major and minor chords for versatility in chord and looped texture patches.

  • Intuitive Modwheel Control: Seamlessly switch or blend between various articulations using the modwheel for enhanced playability.

Compatible with Native Instruments Kontakt 7.6.1 or the free Kontakt player.

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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.

5.0 of 5  
21.12.2023 Language: englisch

Excellent guitar instrument

5.0 of 5  
18.12.2023 Language: englisch

Sounds very nice!


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:


  • macOS 11, 12, 13
  • 64 bit
  • Intel Core i5 or Apple Chip
  • RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)


  • Windows 10 or 11
  • 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

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