top of page

Student Group

Public·75 members
Santiago Villarreal
Santiago Villarreal

How to Create Epic Cinematic Soundtracks with Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT



How to Create Epic Cinematic Soundtracks with Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT




If you are a composer, producer, or musician who wants to create epic cinematic soundtracks with realistic and expressive string sounds, you need to check out Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT. This is a powerful and innovative instrument that lets you play and manipulate live-recorded orchestral string phrases in real time, giving you the ultimate creative control and musicality.




Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT


Download File: https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Furluso.com%2F2tLWGa&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AOvVaw1qXj6vQd4zLIkSmBOHsgXI



In this article, we will show you how to use Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT to create stunning string parts for your cinematic projects. We will cover the following topics:


  • What is Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT and what are its features



  • How to install and load Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT in your DAW



  • How to select and play different phrases and themes with your keyboard



  • How to edit and customize the phrases and themes with the phrase editor



  • How to mix and process the sound with the mixer page and effects



  • How to export your performance as MIDI for further editing or using with other instruments



By the end of this article, you will be able to create epic cinematic soundtracks with Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT that will impress your listeners and clients.


What is Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT and what are its features




Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is a KONTAKT instrument that delivers the dramatic sound of a full string orchestra, blending performative realism with creative control in an intuitive interface. It features over 31 GB of dynamic phrases that can be tweaked and blended in limitless combinations, creating the perfect workflow for cinematic soundtracks that are rich in dramatic tension.


Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is based on a new concept called Live Modules, which are mini-phrases that have been meticulously recorded at different pitches and dynamic intensities, and then combined to create hundreds of phrases and themes. These innovative building blocks can be fused together in countless combinations to deliver the best of both worlds incredibly natural-sounding string parts combined with a level of freedom and versatility that simply couldnt be achieved with a single-note library.


Some of the main features of Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT are:


  • A 41-piece string orchestra recorded in stunning detail from five mic positions



  • Over 900 live modules that can be arranged into more than 160 themes



  • A phrase editor that lets you freely edit pitch, volume, and rhythm of each live module



  • A theme browser that lets you choose from different moods and characteristics



  • A phrase browser that lets you access all the live modules and themes



  • A module browser that lets you combine live modules and single articulations into unique melodies and patterns



  • A mixer page that lets you adjust the levels, panning, width, and effects of each mic position



  • A MIDI drag & drop feature that lets you export your performance as MIDI for further editing or using with other instruments



  • A 100% money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the product for any reason



Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is a versatile and powerful instrument that can help you create epic cinematic soundtracks with realistic and expressive string sounds. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will find this instrument easy to use and inspiring to work with.


How to install and load Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT in your DAW




Before you can use Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT in your DAW, you need to install and load it in your computer. Here are the steps to do that:


  • Download the Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT installer from the official website or from your user account



  • Run the installer and follow the instructions on the screen



  • Choose the destination folder for the installation and the library content



  • Wait for the installation to finish and close the installer



  • Open your DAW and create a new project or open an existing one



  • Add a new instrument track and select KONTAKT or KONTAKT PLAYER as the plugin



  • Open the KONTAKT interface and click on the browser icon



  • Navigate to the folder where you installed Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT and double-click on the .nki file



  • Wait for the instrument to load and start playing



You have successfully installed and loaded Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT in your DAW. You can now explore its features and create epic cinematic soundtracks with realistic and expressive string sounds.


How to edit and customize the phrases and themes with the phrase editor




Another main feature of Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is that it lets you edit and customize the phrases and themes with the phrase editor, giving you the ability to create unique and original string parts that suit your needs and preferences. Here are the steps to do that:


  • After selecting and playing a phrase or a theme with your keyboard, click on the edit icon on the top right corner of the interface



  • This will open the phrase editor, where you can see the live modules that make up the phrase or theme, as well as their pitch, volume, and rhythm values



  • You can edit each live module by clicking on it and dragging it up or down to change its pitch, left or right to change its position, or in or out to change its length



  • You can also add or remove live modules by clicking on the plus or minus icons on the bottom of the interface



  • You can also change the articulation of each live module by clicking on the articulation icon on the top left corner of the interface and selecting from different options such as staccato, spiccato, marcato, sustain, etc.



  • You can also change the dynamic level of each live module by clicking on the dynamic icon on the top left corner of the interface and selecting from different options such as forte, mezzo forte, mezzo piano, piano, etc.



  • You can also change the harmonic pattern of each live module by clicking on the harmonic icon on the top left corner of the interface and selecting from different options such as major, minor, diminished, augmented, etc.



  • You can also change the meter of each live module by clicking on the meter icon on the top left corner of the interface and selecting from different options such as 4/4, 3/4, 6/8, 5/4, etc.



  • You can also change the tempo of each live module by clicking on the tempo icon on the top left corner of the interface and dragging it up or down to increase or decrease the speed



  • You can also change the swing of each live module by clicking on the swing icon on the top left corner of the interface and dragging it up or down to add or remove groove



  • You can also change the humanize of each live module by clicking on the humanize icon on the top left corner of the interface and dragging it up or down to add or remove variation



  • You can also change the transpose of each live module by clicking on the transpose icon on the top left corner of the interface and dragging it up or down to shift it up or down by semitones



  • You can also change the keyswitch of each live module by clicking on the keyswitch icon on the top left corner of the interface and selecting a different key from your keyboard



  • You can also save your edited phrase or theme as a preset by clicking on the save icon on the top right corner of the interface and naming it



You can also load your saved preset by clicking on the load icon on the top right corner of


How to mix and process the sound with the mixer page and effects




Another main feature of Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is that it lets you mix and process the sound with the mixer page and effects, giving you the ability to shape and enhance the sound of your string parts to fit your project and taste. Here are the steps to do that:


  • After editing and customizing your phrase or theme with the phrase editor, click on the mixer icon on the top right corner of the interface



  • This will open the mixer page, where you can see the five mic positions that were used to record the string orchestra: close, decca tree, wide, balcony, and surround



  • You can adjust the level, panning, width, and solo/mute of each mic position by using the sliders and buttons on each channel



  • You can also add effects to each mic position by clicking on the insert slots and selecting from different options such as EQ, compressor, reverb, delay, chorus, flanger, phaser, etc.



  • You can also adjust the parameters of each effect by clicking on the edit icon and using the knobs and switches on each effect panel



  • You can also add effects to the master output by clicking on the master insert slots and selecting from different options such as limiter, maximizer, saturator, etc.



  • You can also adjust the parameters of each effect by clicking on the edit icon and using the knobs and switches on each effect panel



  • You can also save your mixer settings as a preset by clicking on the save icon on the top right corner of the interface and naming it



You can also load your saved preset by clicking on the load icon on the top right corner of


How to export your performance as MIDI for further editing or using with other instruments




Another main feature of Native Instruments Action Strings KONTAKT is that it lets you export your performance as MIDI for further editing or using with other instruments, giving


About

Welcome to the group! You can connect with other members, ge...

Members

  • Destiny Dental
  • Rajput
    Rajput
  • Valentina Risaieva
    Valentina Risaieva
  • Itzel
    Itzel
  • Eliana Russell
    Eliana Russell
Group Page: Groups_SingleGroup
bottom of page