AudioWarrior Kreator

Kreator is billed as a workstation plug-in, and features a variety of 'organik' sounds, including multisampled piano, bass and guitar patches. It requires internet authorisation to activate the included Steinberg Key, but aside from that, installation is simple. This collection's most unusual feature is the 'strummable' guitar parts. These work by loading up the appropriate patch for each chord you want to play. Each patch contains only the notes needed to play that chord, so you can program your own strums with the exact timing you require – nice touch.

The guitar patches are great, though the upright bass comes across as a little insubstantial. The pianos are pretty good, though perhaps a bit dark for more upfront pieces. The rest of the DVD is rounded off with some pad, choir and Mellotron-style sounds.

MusicRadar Rating

3.5 / 5 stars
Pros

'Strummable' guitar parts and simple installation.

Cons

Upright bass insubstantial.

Verdict

Guitar patches stand out from the rest of the sounds, one the whole a satisfactory DVD.

Compatible Systems

Mac PC

MIDI

No

Additional Requirements

VST, AU, DXI, ReWire, Core Audio

Description

Workstation Plug-in

Features

'Organik' sounds

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