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Sire Flageolet Bass is a Kontakt library that captures the otherworldly beauty and keyboard-like qualities of flageolet bass tones. This unique instrument transforms a Sire V3 electric bass guitar into a source of ethereal melodies and harmonically rich textures.

“Sire Flageolet Bass” explores the unconventional sounds of flageolet technique, where the strings of an electric bass guitar are lightly touched while still vibrating, creating a series of harmonic overtones. The result is an instrument that blends the warmth and resonance of a bass with the bright, ethereal qualities of a keyboard.

To capture the unique nuances of the flageolet bass tones, the Sire V3 was played through an Ampeg SVT virtual amplifier and a 15″ speaker. The sound was then recorded back with an AKG C1000s microphone in an unconventional setting – a kitchen. The reflective surfaces of the kitchen, including tiles, wood, windows, walls, and laminate, added a unique character to the recordings, lending an airiness and spaciousness to the flageolet tones.

The “Sire Flageolet Bass” library is ideal for layering with pianos, organs, or other synthesizers to create rich and complex textures. The ethereal, flute-like sounds of the flageolet bass can add a touch of otherworldly beauty to your compositions, while the harmonic richness of the instrument can enhance the overall tonal depth.

**Compatible with Kontakt 6.6.0**

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  • Harmonic bass piano.

    I'm always really excited when I find what is - for me anyway - a "new" instrument or sound. For me this is like a bass guitar version of a felted piano. I guess you could use it as a bass instrument but I think that would be missing the point. Just play a haunting piano theme on it and you'll see what I mean - dark, scandi-noir, desolate, sad, reflective etc etc. Outstanding idea, really well implemented.

    Mark Lord27 December 2021
  • A simple, yet very nice bass

    While this is a very simple concept, this bass is not just an e-bass. Its sound signature is different, with a very distinct attack that can be described as a deep synthetic e-guitar, in my opinion. It is well sampled, and it sounds very nice too. It is a very simple kit, but also very effective as a bass. The range is also very good, and while the notes don't last forever, they last long enough to cover most circumstances.

    Alex Raptakis25 December 2021
  • Nice Percussive attack in the high end

    While this definitely doesent sound like an electric bass, I still think its pretty cool and can have some interesting uses. It sounds more like synth bass but since there is very little control i cant really see myself using it over a synth bass in a soft synth which has a-lot of controllability. It also isn't in mono which could create muddiness in note transitions and stuff like that and especially since it seems like there is a bit of built in reverb of release that cant be controlled, i cant see myself ever using this as a bass.
    Im actually a huge fan of how it sounds all the way at the top of the register. Its kind of like organic synth bells but you also get this percussive texture layered on-top which is really pleasing and adds character. I always love these bell or electric keyboard with a kind of transient thump at the attack.

    septemberwalk25 December 2021