Soniccouture release Tingklik for Kontakt, EXS24 and Ableton Live 19/08/10
Soniccouture have announce their latest product : Tingklik. Here's what they have to say about it...
A Tingklik is a bamboo percussion instrument from Bali. A Tingklik typically has 11 bamboo
tubes, although the instrument we sampled has 12. The longest bamboo is about a metre
long for the lowest pitch. With five notes per octave, the range is just over 2 octaves. The
tubes are suspended using string over a brightly coloured wooden frame. The player sits
on the ground and strikes the bamboo tubes with rubber-tipped mallets.
Because the Tingklik only has 12 notes, it is possible to sample it in great detail without it
becoming too large in terms of sampler memory. Each note was sampled at 12 different
velocity levels, with 6 alternate samples for each level, ensuring a very natural, living
sound. The Kontakt and Ableton Live versions include tools for doubling the Tingklik to
simulate the authentic paired playing found in Bali. Both the original tuning and a full
chromatic western tuning are included in all formats.
Pricing and Availability:
Tingklik is available now as a Download, priced EUR 29 / USD 39