JULY 2013 – Boxed Ear is proud to announce the release of the OSCar Kontakt Sample pack for Kontakt 4 and 5.

Boxed Ear OSCar is a Kontakt library made entirely with the amazing OSC OSCar synthesizer. Released in 1983 by the Oxford Synthesizer Company, the OSCar was a unique combination of analog and digital. The oscillators are a digital design with the capability of being able to build waveforms using additive synthesis. These feed into an analogue multi-mode filter design which was inspired by the Minimoog trick of looping the synths output back into the filter’s input to overdrive the filter circuits, resulting in a characteristically crunchy sound.

Included in the pack are 119 Kontakt instruments which cover a wide range of synth sounds, both monophonic and polyphonic: tough basses, gorgeous evolving pads, complex leads and a host of other synth sounds all stamped with the OSCar’s unique sound.We’ve put all our efforts into coaxing the most interesting patches and sounds from the OSCar so you get a wonderful library of expressive and playable Kontakt instruments.

It’s a 1.1Gb soundset with over 2300 samples at 24-bit, 44.1 kHz quality. 119 Kontakt instruments at a cost of USD $49, EUR €39 or GBP £30 inc.VAT

Full version of Kontakt 4 or 5 is required. OSCar will NOT work with the free Kontakt Player.

1.1Gb of content

Download size is 1Gb from fast servers. Detailed instructions on installing are included in the download package.

2306 WAV files (24bit/44.1KHz)

Every instrument is multi-sampled and every sample is looped and tuned so you can play the instruments just like the original.

119 Kontakt instruments

In five categories:

– Raw mono

– Raw poly

– Processed mono

– Processed poly

– Waveforms

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