NAMM 2014: Embertone Blakus Cello for Kontakt Sounds Great

Lovingly sampled cello instrument      28/01/14

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While checking out the Realivox Blue, we also took a look at the Embertone Blakus Cello, a beautifully expressive instrument sampled and created for Kontakt Player.

Available via the Embertone website for download $120 (16-bit) $125 (24-bit)


  • Expressive, beastly cello
  • "True" legato bow changes and slurs
  • Pizz, Trem, Sul Pont, Sordino
  • Full vibrato control
  • Emotional, immediate and harsh sustains
  • Individual product watermarking
  • Made for the free Kontakt 5 Player
  • Nearly 6,000 unique samples (!!??)
  • Speed-controlled portamentos
  • Staccatos with CC speed control
  • Bow noise control
  • Custom-scripted ENSEMBLE mode


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