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The Attic

The Attic

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The Attic bietet eine Auswahl an analogen Synths der ersten Stunde. Instrumente, die, wenn sie einem Track hinzugefügt werden, sofort einen besonderen Flair versprühen. Soniccouture befragte einige Produzenten wie z.B. Neil Davidge, Adrian Utley und Liam Howe und diese waren sofort begeistert Ihre Sammlerstücke zu Verfügung zu stellen. Die daraus resultierende Library ist eine Reise in die Zeit der frühen analogen Synthese und bietet somit eine riesige Palette an einzigartigen Sounds.

Detaillierte Beschreibung der einzelnen Instrumente und technische Details in englischer Sprache:

All Attic Instruments

  • 10 verschiedene Virtual Instruments in einem Paket.

  • Meticulous sampling : every single note from each orginal unit is recorded, capturing all the variation and inconsistencies that make vintage analogues so appealing.

  • Modelled analogue behaviour : oscillator drift, natural attack variation, custom chorus and ensemble effects, mono mode & legato

  • Extensive effects section with bespoke convolution effects, phaser/chorus/delay, compression, EQ, filters, amp modelling, overdrive etc.

Library Specifications

  • 10 unique sampled analogue instruments

  • 24 bit 44.1 khz stereo sampling

  • 7.9 GB library (with Kontakt NCW compression)

  • 350 presets arranged into the following categories: Bass, Strings, Keys, Pads, Lead & SFX

  • Every note sampled from original units

  • Attack variation modelling or round-robin alternate samples

  • Oscillator drift modelling

  • Original reverb IRs  

  • Custom effects panel with Soniccouture impulse response reverb library

  • Compatible with free Kontakt Player 5 - VST AU RTAS

Mini 700

Mini 700A simple monosynth by Korg from 1974, the same era as the Minimoog and the Roland SH2000. It has semi-fixed parameters, with a selection of toggle switches offering limited editing of these. It has a very fat, zappy sound, and fantastic chunky coloured controls. The filter (Traveler) is particularly interesting, with a LPF and HPF semi linked by interlocking faders.

  • Original waveforms and presets fully sampled
  • Traveler dual filter behaviour modelled
  • Polyphonic and detune modes added

RS202 String Machine

String MachineDating from 1976, the RS202 is 61 note polyphonic, with Strings I, Strings II and Brass sound sources, and a split keyboard - any sound could by assigned to either section of the keyboard. The ensemble chorus effect was a key part of the sonic signature, contributing to its classic, fizzing disco string sound.The RS202 is an all time classic string machine.

  • Brass, String II & String II settings fully sampled
  • Original switch settings modelled
  • Ensemble detune effect modelled
  • Additional filter and EGs added

Jennings Univox

Jennings UnivoxDating from 1951, and a true oddity. The first electronic venture for Tom Jennings who later went on to create Vox amplifiers AC15, AC30 etc. The Univox was used by the Beatles during their early Cavern days in Liverpool and can be heard on Telstar by the Tornados.In about 1951/1952 the Univox took off in a big way due to its competitive price and Tom's country wide marketing program.  The first version was the J6, single keyboard model, later followed by the J10 with two rows of Tone & effect tabs. All models were supplied with metal screw-on clips, to fasten it under the right hand side of a piano. Later we designed an adjustable chromed stand that enabled the user to do gigs in other locations with out having to screw on fixing brackets each time.  Most customers in those days were either Pub owners or pianists playing Pub gigs.

This particular Univox has a great pedigree as it was loaned to us by Adrian Utley from Portishead. You can read more about it on our Blog

  • Every (working) switch setting fully sampled
  • Sampled through original Univox speaker
  • Polyphonic mode added - fantastic for spooky pads
  • Additional filter and EG control
  • 'Knee lever' real-time MIDI control

Suzuki Omnichord

Suzuki OmnichordIntroduced in 1981 and manufactured by the Suzuki Musical Instrument Corporation. It typically features a touch plate, and buttons for major, minor, and diminished chords. This unit (belonging to Neil Davidge of Massive Attack) is a ‘System Two’, and it has a great synth tone, which sounds ‘cheap’ in all the right ways. You can mix two different tones, one straight, and one modulated with a basic LFO. While not sounding much like a plucked string, it does have a pure character all its own, which won it many fans, such as Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. This Omnichord unit loaned by Neil Davidge from Massive Attack.

  • Two 'voice' settings fully sampled
  • Chord matrix function fully modelled
  • Strum Plate - strum in real time with MIDI controller
  • Detune and Width controls added

Korg LP10 Electronic Piano

Korg LP 10Korgs first ever electronic piano, the fuzzy, dreamy tones of the LP10 weren't strictly realistic, but with retro-spectacles on it has a lot of charm. With Piano, Electric piano and Clav settings and a useful shaping EQ, but no velocity sensitivity.

  • Piano, Clav and Electric piano settings fully sampled

  • Additional detune, velocity, Filters and EG controls

Hammond Solovox

Hammond SolovoxThe USA precurser to the Jennings Univox, produced in Canada for Hammond by the Northern Electric Company, Ontario between 1940 and 1948. A monophonic, valve driven keyboard instrument with a separate amplifier cabinet, the sound was derived from a single LC oscillator which had a frequency range of one octave. The signal from the oscillator was then passed through a series of 5 frequency dividers to create a further two octaves. On the front of the instrument there were a series of large thumb operated buttons for oscillator range (switch-able +/- 3 octaves: 'soprano', 'contralto', 'tenor', 'bass'), vibrato, attack time, 'deep tone', 'full tone', '1st voice', 2nd voice', 'brilliant' and a switch for selecting woodwind, string sound or mute.

  • All 'stop' settings fully sampled
  • Sampled through original speaker cabinet
  • Knee Volume controller modelled for real-time MIDI control
  • Polyphonic mode for ancient pad sounds
  • EG and filter controls added

Godwin String Concert 249

Godwin String ConcertLittle known compared to the RS202 and Arp Omnis etc, but in fact this string synth has one of the most lifelike string sounds you will hear from an analogue synth. Manufactured in Italy by Sisme, it has 49 keys, 3 string sounds - Cello 16' / Viola 8' / Violin 4' controllable by faders. Its chorus and tremolo are particularly unique, adding a fabulous shimmer to the sound.

  • Cello, Viola and Violin settings fully sampled
  • Chorus and tremolo controls modelled

Philips Philicorda

Philips PhilcordiaThe Philicorda is a 1960s transistor based organ that has found favour with producers in recent times ; one was used on the album ’19’ by Adele by producer Jim Abiss. This particular unit belongs to producer Liam Howe, and has been used on records by Marina and the Diamonds, Ellie Goulding, and Cocknbullkid.

  • Every 'stop' setting fully sampled
  • Chord function fully sampled
  • Original reverb included in effects section
  • Output noise with 'backdrop' functionality
  • Additional filters and EGs


SH2000The second synth ever produced by Roland (after the sh1000), it was designed to sit on top of a home organ to provide additional sounds. To that end, it is based around presets which are selected by a series of brightly coloured paddle-switches, and sounds very fat and characterful indeed. Basic filter and LFO controls are present, as well as 'growl' and 'wow' effects, which can be linked to aftertouch to give great performance potential.

  • All original SH2000 presets sampled
  • Original Wow setting sampled for each patch
  • Full Aftertouch control

Synthi AKS

Synthi AKSThe EMS Synthi AKS is a legendary instrument with an illustrious history. First manufactured in 1972 by EMS in Putney, south-west London, The Synthi A was basically a portable version of EMS's famous VCS3 synthesiser, and the KS keyboard (an unplayable 30-note touchplate) was added to make the Synthi AKS. It cost £420.It was quickly adopted by the likes of Brian Eno and Pink Floyd, and has been used by experimental musicians ever since. The Synthi has a unique patching system that uses a small patchbay grid. Each of the Synthi's components appear as a source and destination on the patchbay, and by placing a pin into that x-y position, you can route the signal from one component to the other. This was a very effective way to make a powerful modular system very compact.

The Attic features 3 different Synthi AKS instruments:

  • Multisamples : chromatically tuned patches that can be layered and played polyphincally as well as monophonically.

  • Loops : sequence patterns generated by the Synthi and presented in Kontakt's Beat Machine mode.

  • FOCUS SFX : Individual hits and sounds from the Synthi : something it excels at and the source of the real sci-fi sound. Packaged in Soniccouture's custom FOCUS interface, where sounds can be audtioned and easily mapped across the entire keyabord to be played chromatically.


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Ob die entsprechende Kontakt Version mit Ihrem Betriebssystem kompatibel ist, können Sie folgender Liste entnehmen:


Kontakt 4:

  •     OS X 10.6 & 10.7 = bis 4.2.4
  •     Ab OS X 10.8 = nicht mehr unterstützt

Kontakt 5:

  •     OS X 10.6 = Bis 5.0.3
  •     OS X 10.7 = Bis 5.3.1
  •     OS X 10.8 = 5.0.3 - 5.5.1
  •     OS X 10.9 = 5.3.0 - 5.6.6
  •     OS X 10.10 = 5.3.0 - 5.7.3
  •     OS X 10.11 = 5.5.1 - Neueste
  •     Mac OS 10.12 = 5.6.1 - Neueste
  •     Mac OS 10.13 = Neueste


Kontakt 4:

  •     XP = bis 4.2.4
  •     Vista = bis 4.2.4
  •     Windows 7 = bis 4.2.4
  •     Windows 8 & 10 = nicht mehr unterstützt

Kontakt 5:

  •     XP = bis 5.2.0
  •     Vista = bis 5.2.0
  •     Windows 7 = Neueste
  •     Windows 8 & 10 = Neuste


  • 1GB freier Festplattenspeicher für die Anwendung
  • zusätzlicher Festplattenspeicher entsprechend der Library Größe


  • Stand-Alone

  • VST

  • Audio Units

  • ASIO


  • CoreAudio


  • AAX Native (Pro Tools 10 oder höher)

System FAQs
System FAQs - The Attic

Q: Kann ich in den enthaltenen Kontakt Player auch andere Libraries im Kontakt Format laden (.nki mit .wav Dateien?)
A: Nein, diese laufen nur im 15 Minuten Demo-Modus

Q: Wenn ich versuche mit "Add Library" eine Library hinzuzufügen, bekomme ich folgende Fehlermeldung: "No Library found"
A: Dann handelt es sich um keine geschützte Kontakt Player Library sondern um ein offenes Kontakt Format. In diesem Video von Sounds & Gear findest du nützliche Tipps (Englisch) zu Kontakt Libraries.

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