In my never ending quest to find affordable gear that’s as interesting as it is powerful, I stumbled across the mighty Zoom MS70CDR effects pedal. In order to explore its potential, I paired it with my Arturia Microfreak and some of my favorite custom patches and was quickly surprised at how powerful the sounds were.
Over the course of a few days of designing patches and sonic experimentation, I decided to record the sessions and sample out my favorite sounds to create a massive polyphonic trailer/cinematic/ambient drone machine to take the Microfreak to new heights and get some of my favorite patches saved in my personal collection for my own work.
But, something was missing…
After even more sonic experimenting (and a few drinks) I set off mutating some orchestral instrument recordings with granular mangling and other secret sauce to create a new ‘hybrid’ library of synthetic and organic textures that goes into a totally different sonic direction.
Built on two separate layers (synthetic and organic, respectively), Chimera is a collection of my personal tastes and sonic aesthetics bundled up for everyone to enjoy.
- 1 DS Library File
- 20 Cinematic Hybrid Drones
This Decent Sampler sample library works with the free Decent Sampler player plugin (available for Mac, Windows, and Linux). Download it here.