Shreddage II: Absolute Electric Guitar is the answer to the challenge of total guitar sampling. It is a complete instrument with elegant scripting, intuitive mapping, and incredible depth. This virtual guitar for Kontakt is the ultimate weapon for rock & metal music, built from the ground up for realistic playing in any hi-gain style. All samples were recorded on a 7-string guitar and are provided clean/DI so you can use your own custom amp tone - or use the included Amp-Simulation .
Want to write blazing leads and screaming solos? Crank the pitch bend up, use one of four vibrato modes, and shred to your heart's content. Need some ultra-chunky rhythm chugs? S2 features both single-note and powerchord palm mutes with up to 5 layers and 8 variations each, offering superior realism and maximum options. While it excels at rock & metal playing (both lead and rhythm alike), it is also well-suited for many other genres thanks to its clean tone and huge range.
With the Shreddage 2X update released in July 2014, S2 is better than ever. Enjoy a brand-new user interface and totally rewritten engine, with intelligent string / fret selection, new features and options, even more customizable mapping, and new samples like powerchord slides and staccatos. You can also use new built-in effects pedals and save/load your own custom presets to use across multiple projects.
Shreddage II features a powerful script engine and interface which exposes both basic and advanced features in an intuitive four page set-up.
The Perform page allows for editing articulations, adding effects like pedals, and adjusting parameters like monophonic mode, round robin, and the special tapping mode. The Fretboard page displays parameters for the virtual guitarist, such as hand size and fret preference; these parameters are translated into real behavior for the string selection algorithm, mapping MIDI notes to frets and strings intelligently.
The Articulations page exposes all of the Shreddage II articulations to the user in a fully-customizable mapping scheme. The user can activate articulations via keyswitches or velocity ranges. The Engine page reveals the back end of Shreddage II for users seeking to tweak Shreddage II into the ultimate performance tool, with controls for velocity response, transposition, pitch bend range, resonance controls, pedal behavior, and control over noises like release and pick.
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.
Hammer! Genau was ich gesucht habe. Vom ultraharten Brett über die rockige Rhythmusgitarre bis zum abgefahrensten Solo, genial. Realistische Riffs zu erstellen ist intuitiv und ohne großen Editieraufwand machbar. Und die eingebauten Effekte lassen so ziemlich keine Wünsche offen. Hier hat jemand nachgedacht wie man eine Gitarre mit Tasten reproduzieren kann. Der Sound ist amtlich und ich liebe es! Neben Celtic Era mein Favorit.
Gekauft und gemerkt: Ohne geht nicht. Ein absolutes Muss auf meiner Palette. Eine wundervoll spielbare, einfach zu bedienende Gitarre mit vielen Modi, Einstellungen und Artikulationen.
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