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Samplephonics Ambient Soundspheres review

Hey what’s good fam, back with another review for ya

Today I’m reviewing a product from Samplephonics

The company has some pretty creative and great sounding libraries

Today I’m checking out an ambient product called “Ambient Soundspheres”

Let’s check it!

So what is Ambient Soundspheres?
It’s a collection of 104 ambient evolving soundbeds.

Not just short loops, some of these samples are up to 35 seconds long.

Lot’s of layering and complex sounds going on here, for you to chop or play or just lay on the timeline.

I’m a fan of ambient pad like textures so you know I had to take a look at this one

Quick Specs

  • content: 972MB
  • format: WAV, Kontakt, EXS24, NN-XT
  • price: $56.32

How does it sound?

I like the mixture of acoustic/organic instruments with electronic and synthesized sounds.

The samples themselves are really complex yet retain a nice organic feel to them.

Sometimes it’s just a long smooth chord while other times it can be a pulsating texture or a complex evolution of various sounds and patterns.

I really like that you get sampler instruments in addition to the raw audio as being able to play these across the keys really makes it easy to use them for pads and chord work.

The recording quality itself is really well done and the fx and other processing use really give you some complex tones.

These really feel more like textures than melodies or riffs, which is the idea I suppose, and they convey that idea pretty well.

So what’s the bottom line?

If you’re like me and you love using complex ambient tones and textures as the backdrop or even as the main tone in your tracks, definitely give these a listen.

I like that mixture of acoustic and synthetic as it really creates some rather simple yet complex textures that you can let play out or use short pieces of to build your own melodies.

I give Ambient Soundspheres 4 out of 5 subs, the samples really are inspiring

I know I’m partial to these type of sounds but I would really love to see some more pad/texture type libraries from this company, the quality and sound is just awesome.

I’d love to see them push it further and get into some custom Kontakt interface scripting for such a library as I think they could really deliver something quite usable and unique.

Anyway, check out their demos for yourself: http://store.samplephonics.com/products/ambient-soundspheres

Leave a comment below  and let me know what you think

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10 Responses to “Samplephonics Ambient Soundspheres review”

  1. Haralduz7 says:

    Nice.
    Thanks for your videoes, man!

    Just a thought: Maybe you should make Samplephonics an option under Sound & Samples

  2. Al says:

    Another good and informative review. Thanks.
    Doesn’t blow me away … but sounds like some good solid material here … nice textures and bits of audio “spice”.
    Peace,
    Al

    • saintjoe says:

      yeah, I’m a sucker for pads and ambient sounds, it’s not a “blow you away” product but it’s a nice utilitarian library, I can find use for these types of sounds rather quickly, use them as chords/pads in tracks or edit them to make new instruments. Thanks for the comment!

  3. friDAY says:

    Seems like they would also be nice for importing into Absynth for sound design. Just DL’d the demo, thanx again Saint!

  4. Baddboy2000 says:

    SJ Thanks for the info. The sounds are good. Another great video review.

  5. dj jambone says:

    That’s very nice Saint!

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