The ultimate Cinematic Kontakt Instrument for creating soundtracks, cinematic and epic trailer music!
Ethera Gold 2.5 is an all-new, powerful set of cinematic Kontakt instruments. It is a powerful ‘All-In-One’ music production tool to create cinematic music, sound design and hybrid music and comes complete with high quality cinematic female and male vocals and a wealth of inspiring Hybrid Instruments.
The perfect new tool for creating soundtracks, cinematic music, epic music trailers and any music requiring fantastic solo vocals and powerful, inspirational, hybrid wavetable sounds. All the samples included in this library are completely new and unique to this instrument. The vocal instruments included with Ethera Gold 2.5 use the magnificent vocals of Clara Sorace and Daniele D’Andrassi. Clara has sung with many of the greatest soundtrack and video games composers and trailer music creators. Her voice is a thrilling blend of soul, cinematic, epic and emotionality with the charm of latin flair. Daniele is an amazing male vocalist with a powerful vocal timbre. For the Hybrid Synths we have sampled many hundreds of organic sources, acoustic instruments and hardware synths to create over 1200 ready to use presets.
Ethera Gold 2.5 includes a collection of awesome vocals, hybrid instruments, epic hits, bass synths, organic sounds, violin textures, tribal percussion, hybrid brass, drum loops and much more. In fact, it is all you need to create the perfect soundtrack!
An Overview of the Instruments
With over 33GB of pure cinematic brilliance, Ethera Gold 2.5 is the perfect expansion for Ethera EVI or Ethera Soundscapes. Of course, on its own, Ethera Gold 2.5 is a powerful All-In-One tool to complete or enhance your orchestral palette with new hybrid sounds, gorgeous vocals, braams, trailer hits and much more!
Ethera Gold Core Synth 2 is a powerful wavetable Synth, containing a variety of instrument types including Bass, Horns, Braams, Hybrid Brass, Strings Textures, Synth, Organic Sounds, Rises, Trailer Hits, Percussion, Drum Loops, etc. It has 3 different audio engines for 3 instrument layers (now there is also the Audio Import feature to drag & drop an external sample into the Core Engine).
Ethera Gold Action Synth 2 is a 4 Layer loop-based wavetable Synth containing a variety of arpeggiators, sequences, drum loops, percussion loops and organic loops. Synced to the BPM of your DAW it is the perfect instrument to create great hybrid soundtracks. (there is a special version of Action Synth 2 in REVERSE).
Ethera Gold True Legato 2.5 is an instrument that utilizes playback ‘true legato’ intervals when playing connected (legato) notes for every interval up to an octave in either direction or sustain layers that playback when not playing in legato mode. This new Epic True Legato is based on Clara’s powerful Epic Vocal, and Daniele’s Vocal. We have sampled each interval chromatically. There is no artificial pitching effect only a genuine human voice for up 3.5 octaves of actual vocal range. Every interval contains up to 3 sample articulations which you can control by Midi-Velocity. There is also a Scripted Legato Instrument with 4 additional articulations.
Ethera Gold Vocal Phrases is an instrument that plays back real vocal improvisations. The authentic “soul” of the singer. It contains over 1600 phrases in different styles, keys and BPM. Using the powerful Kontakt Engine, you can change the original BPM using the Time Mode function.
Ethera Gold Sustains contains polyphonic, single, long syllable vocal notes that are useful to create vocal textures or backing vocals.
Ethera Gold Builder contains polyphonic single-shot syllable vocal samples that are useful to create arpeggios or short vocal sequences.
Ethera Vocal Synth is a Hybrid Instrument with 3 Layers. Layer 2 is a wavetable engine. Vocal Synth is a powerful instrument to create vocal textures, arpeggiators and wavetable sounds.
Ethera Gold 2.5 includes:
– 19 multi-sampled Kontakt Instruments
– Approximately 33GB of 24 bit, 48KHz samples
– Over 15,000 Original Cinematic Samples
– The Brand New Epic Vocal True Legato MALE & FEMALE – 4 GB of multi-sampled and chromatic vocal true legato – up to articulations controlled by Midi- Velocity and 4 Round Robin Sustains.
– Custom Convolution Reverb
– Over 1800 inspiring vocal phrases organised by Key – Style- BPM – delivered also
in open wav format so you can easily drag & drop them into your DAW
– 5 Hybrid Synths with new Audio Engine based on 3 powerful Synth Engines
– Core Synth 2.01 with Audio Import Feature
– Over 20 GB of samples from Hardware Synths, Acoustic Instruments (Violins, Guitar, Winds, etc) and many other organic sources
– Glide & Unison Mode
– 11 LFO, 1 MIDI Assignable Table Modulator
– FX Rack
– Wavetable Synth with Sample Grain and Real-Time Stretching
– Over 1GB of Drum Loops
– Over 1300 Snapshot Presets
– ROLI Seaboard special patches
IMPORTANT: If you are upgrading but you are using a previous version of Ethera Gold (V1 OR V2) in your current projects, please DO NOT delete or remove the previous version. Ethera Gold 2.5 uses a new folder structure to previous versions. If you are upgrading but you are not using a previous version of Ethera Gold in your projects, you can delete your old Ethera Gold folder.
About the Producer
Ethera Gold 2.5 was created by Stefano Maccarelli, an Award-Winning Sound Designer & Composer with over 23 years’ experience in the audio industry, film music, sound design & audio postproduction. Stefano has scored or licensed music & sound design for ad campaigns and TV Shows of many leading broadcasting brands such as Fox, National Geographic, Sky, A&T Networks, Fox Sports, Disney and Marvel.
About the Vocalists
Clara Sorace is a vocalist & recording artist from Italy who is based in Rome. She studied piano and singing for over 12 Years. She has participated in various competitions and festivals including the San Remo Academy of Song where she reached the final. Clara has extensive experience of musical production and vocal arrangements, which has enabled her to widen her stylistic versatility and range so that she can switch easily from Soul & Pop to Cinematic and Epic Music. Her vocals have been used in many international musical works, international trailers, TV Shows, Video Games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla by Ubisoft, and many Cinematic Music Albums.
Daniele D’Andrassi is an Italian singer and performer who was born in Rome. He attended the S. Cecilia conservatory of music, graduating in opera singing. He studied song writing at CET (School of Mogol) and pop singing in Milan. His passion for RnB and pop music reflects his professional vision as a multifaceted artist. Daniele is a mix of classical and modern music and his versatile voice makes him able to span various genres, according to his diverse musical influences.
What’s New in Ethera Gold 2.5:
– New Clara’s epic true legato: eh, humming mmm articulations
– Brand new male true legato by Daniele epic ah articulation
– About 700MB of new vocal phrases (male & female)
– New sustain samples (female & male)
– Brand new vocal synth with wavetable engine
– Action synth in reverse mode
– True legato has been developed with only 150/ 200 MS of latency
– New snapshot presets installer for MAC OS
– New core synth samples: Italian mandolin, buffalo harp, ukulele
– Improved core synth roli edition
IMPORTANT: Ethera Gold 2.5 requires the NI Kontakt FULL v6.2.2 or higher!