Every 17 years the Brood X Cicadas emerge from their long slumber. They climb out of the ground, shed their shells, grow wings and take to the skies. A few days later the chorus of Cicadas begins. There is no sound quite like it at all.

This instrument is comprised of 4 different patches of sampled Cicadas. A lead, a bass, an arp and a robotic sounding cicada. Since we only get to experience this once every 4 years I wanted to try and capture it and do something fun with it.

(requires the latest version of Kontakt)


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Nice One!

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August 8, 2021

Great, here in Portugal, they are out in force, and I’ve been recording them on my iPhone. I need to up my game ๐Ÿ˜‰ love the sounds you’ve got. I was thinking of doing something to the tempo of the cicada – it’ll be interesting.

Larry Wheeler


The once every 17 year sound of Brood X Cicadas

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