BELL EMPIRE

The ultimate collection of cinematic bell instruments!

'A little gem. A lot of work and love has definitely gone into these sounds. Thumbs up!  91/100 ' filmandgamecomposers.com

 
 

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A universe of sounds

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Add a touch of pure class to your music productions with these inspiring, gorgeous sounding instruments.

  • 10 categories of bells provide a huge range of sounds
  • All bell instruments tuned and chromatically playable over 4 octaves or more
  • Intuitive user interface to easily customise each bells
  • Inspiring Multi-instruments (layered bells, pads, sfx, bass, plucks, soundscapes, layered objects...)
  • Deep multi-sampling (up to 24 velocity layers, up to 5 round-robin)
  • all samples in mono and stereo WAV, 48kHz, 24bits
  • full Kontakt 5.3.2 or higher required
  • 3 editions available, with complete upgrade plan: 

BASIC

  • 20 BELLS
  • 1 mixed sets, 3 Reverb IR
  • 10 single bell nki, 12 MULTIS (nkm)
  • +10 extra presets from the Free Edition 
  • Total programs: 33
  • 256 samples, 262MB
  • LIST PRICE: €29,- (+vat)

STANDARD

  • 55  BELLS
  • 3 Mixed set, 20 Reverb IR
  • 25 single bell nki, 47 MULTIS (nkm)
  • TOTAL programs: 78
  • 575 samples, 642MB
  • Extra Round-Robin functions
  • 3 arpeggio instruments
  • LIST PRICE: €49,- (+vat)

DELUXE

  • 190+ BELLS
  • 3 mixed sets, 20 Reverb IR
  • 191 single bell nki
  • 157 MULTIS (nkm) in 8 categories
  • TOTAL programs: 387
  • 2050+ samples, 2,67GB
  • 23 arpeggio instruments (nkm)
  • 5 'SPLIT' multis
  • 61 long bell recordings
  • 3 practical category sets
  • 2 additional 'reversed' sets
  • 3 ringing bells sets
  • LIST PRICE: €119,- (+vat)

A small freebie, with 5 bell instruments and 5 multis is also available!

Download BELL EMPIRE Freebie here: FREE BELL INSTRUMENTS


BASIC EDITION

With 20 bells and 12 inspiring Multis, the basic edition is a full-featured library and represents the perfect introduction to the scope of BELL EMPIRE. It also contains all instruments, samples and programs from the Bell Empire Freebie, for a total of 33 programs!

Watch this video to see and hear some of the included instruments:

 

STANDARD EDITION

With an extended selection of sounds and additional features, the standard edition offers a wonderful palette of versatile and inspiring sounds, with limitless customisation possibilities! The standard edition adds 2 mixed sets, 15 single bell instruments, 35 multis and 3 arpeggio instruments on top of all sounds and programs included in the freebie and the basic edition, for a total of 78 programs! You also get a full set of 20 reverb IR, to facilitate the integration of the bells in your tracks and to create richer and deeper multi-instruments.

Watch this video to hear many sounds from the standard edition, and see the step-by-step creation of a new multi-instrument.

DELUXE EDITION

PRICING & UPGRADE: 

All customers of the BASIC EDITION are entitled a discount of €29,- to use on the purchase of the STANDARD or DELUXE editions. Customers who bought the STANDARD edition can save €49,- on the DELUXE edition. To receive your upgrade discount, complete this UPGRADE FORM: 

With over 380 gorgeous and versatile programs, this cleverly-organised epic sample library offers a complete collection of sounds and instruments. Focusing on usability, variety and sound quality, the deluxe edition features a maximum choice of unique bell instruments, rich atmospheric textures, practical sets and useful functions. A huge range of tempo-synced SFX, arpeggiated instruments and dynamic soundscapes are extremely easy to play and customise, and will instantly provide impressive results!

NEW INSTRUMENTS:

WATCH THE DELUXE EDITION VIDEO DEMO:


10 CATEGORIES OF BELLS:

  1. ACOUSTIC bells: hand bells, door bells, cowbells, agogo bells...
  2. CHURCH bells: tower bells, large bells and carillons
  3. METALS (pipes, stairways, anvils, pots, machines, metal plates...)
  4. OBJECTS (glass, thumb piano, zither, lamps, music box...)
  5. DIGITAL bells: pure inspiration from digital synths (DX7, Blofeld, Virus Ti, Nordrack, D50)
  6. LOFI bells: gritty toy sounds, tape-worn samples, lofi sampling...
  7. FX bells: sizzling jingle bells, cinematic sfx, crazy digital fx bells...
  8. VINTAGE bells: mellotron bells, vinyl bells, classic analog bells...
  9. TE OP-1 synth bells: splendid original bell -like sounds from this cutting-edge portable synth!
  10. WAVETABLE bells : pure, cutting, cold, smooth... great basis to create complex multis!

A POWERFUL AND INTUITIVE USER INTERFACE:

 
 

CREDITS: Recordings, programming, photos and graphics by Julien Tauban. Recorded at 4TUNE Studios, SteinHof Musikproduktion, Vienna, and on location in Austria and France. Additional Church recordings by Rémi Fournier and Corey Moore. All copyright@loops de la crème 2015 

Microphones used:

Studio: DPA 2006, U89, R121, AKG D202, M149, SE VR1, M201, RE20, KSM141, Schoeps MK4

Location: Rodes NTG3, AT4022, Sound Device preamps, Marantz, Olympus and Tascam recorders

Metals sampled using custom-made contact (piezo) microphones

Lofi sampling: Boss Dr Sample, TE OP-1 Sampler, various lofi or vintage microphones