Basstard

Basstard


A Bass Sampled to Annihilation 

Prepare to revolutionize your perception of the string bass with the Basstard, a groundbreaking instrument meticulously crafted to capture the gradual decay and transformative journey of an orchestral bass. We pushed the limits, playing it with forks, mallets, baseball bats, power drills, and more, documenting each phase of its deterioration.

The Basstard's journey ended in a ceremonial funeral stomping, making it a truly unique creation. Delve into a mesmerizing expedition through diverse sound categories: "Tonal," "Percussion," “Groove,” and "FX," each designed for audacious musical experimentation.
The Basstard isn't just a sample library; it's an entry to an eerie, gritty, and unconventional musical realm.

Immerse yourself in its unconventional sounds, as the echoes of the upright bass transport you to unparalleled sonic exploration. From bone-chilling soundtracks to genre-defying depth, the Basstard is your guide to uncharted musical territories.

Samples

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Articulations

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FX: 

  • FX All Over
  • FX Broken
  • FX Horrific
  • FX Kit Long
  • FX Kit Short
  • FX Metamorphose Bowed
  • FX Metamorphose Destruct
  • FX Metamorphose Detuned
  • FX Metamorphose Drilled
  • FX Metamorphose Organ
  • FX Metamorphose Relent
  • FX Metamorphose Shutdown
  • FX Metamorphose WTF
  • FX Metamorphose WTF Again
  • FX Slides
  • FX Tonal Dead Space
  • FX Tonal Dirty
  • FX Tonal From Hell
  • FX Tonal Harmonics
  • FX Tonal Long Riser
  • FX Tonal Music Box
  • FX Tonal Rattline
  • FX Tonal Slapped
  • FX Tonale To Death
  • FX Tonal Unable

Grooves: 

  • Groove 80 BPM
  • Groove 90 BPM
  • Groove 100 BPM
  • Groove 110 BPM
  • Groove 120 BPM
  • Groove 130 BPM
  • Groove 140 BPM

Percussion: 

  • Percussion Brushed
  • Percussion Master
  • Percussion Rubber
  • Percussion Sticks

Tonal: 

  • Tonal Brushed Mallet
  • Tonal Fork Buzz
  • Tonal Harmonics
  • Tonal Plucked
  • Tonal Rubber
  • Tonal Rubber Grit
  • Tonal Soft Mallet
  • Tonal Staccato
  • Tonal Stick Mallet
  • Tonal Unplayable Strings

Specifications

  • Programs: 75 (W/ 1 Additional Hidden Gem)
  • P(arts): 46
  • Size: 5.03 GB
  • 2.1K Real-Time Samples™
  • Sample Resolution: 48 Khz / 24 Bit Stereo, .RTS (Real Time Sample) format

Requirements

  • Compatible with Windows (Version 10 and above) and Mac (OS X 10.14 and above) on both Intel and Apple ARM (M Chip) architectures. Supported plug-in formats include Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AU, and AAX. Soundpaint engine is optimized for high-efficiency performance across all major Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) and hyper optimized for SSD.
     
  • Minimum System Requirements: Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 16 GB of RAM or more recommended. SSD recommended.

“The Basstard is the gradual destruction of a bass"

—Troels Folmann
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