For producers, composers and musicians. For the first time reverberation that is designed specifically for individual musical instruments and can even change the overall timbre of a track.
The Hollywood Impulse Responses (HIR) were inspired by the ambience of 20 major
Hollywood blockbuster films released between 1977-2006. This selection
of films were recorded in several famous recording studio’s sound
stages and symphony halls.
A new feature unique to HIR is the addition of 6 sets of RIs that are
high pass filtered at points of the frequency spectrum that match the
range of acoustic instruments. These point are at the notes C2, G2, C3,
G3, C4, and G4. This instrument designed approach offer much more sonic
precision and clarity than any other currently available hardware or
software reverberation. For example if you have a solo violin track the
RI’s from the G3 set will exactly match the range of this instrument.
C3 would work for the Viola and C2 for the Cello.
The second feature unquie to HIR is that the impulses were designed to
change the percieved timbre of an individual instrument, ensemble or
even the entire orchestra. The user can now adjust the tone of a track
by selecting the appropriate Dark, Warm, Flat, Clear or Bright impulse
when mixing the wet signal in with the dry. This dramatic effect cannot
be matched by any kind of EQ.
Each of the 20 RI's (24 bit 44.1K) has 5 variations. Six separate sets of these for a total of 600 reverberation impulses.
Signal to Noise greater than 130 db. Stunning richness and density.
This collection of reverberation impulses were developed to add authentic
film ambience (dramatic and “larger than life”) to a users orchestral
sample library or any other acoustic material such as drums, voice,
keyboard or guitar tracks.
Convolution - a program such as Altiverb, Pristine ,Space, Space Designer, Waves IR-1, Sound Forge Acoustic Mirror, Perfect Space, or SIR. Logic, Cakewalk, Samplitude and Sequoia, and Nuendo all have convolution integrated into there program so purchasing a plug-in is not required.
2 CD ROMs, 1.1 Gigabytes in size. Price (MSRP) $129.95 USD.
Listen to Demos of Hollywood Impulse Responses.
HIR Review by Audio News Room
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