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Spitfire Audio releases another free Labs instrument called Charango

Spitfire Audio has released another sample-based instrument in its Labs line of free plugins, called Charango. 

Named after the instrument itself, the Charango is a small stringed-instrument from the Lute family that originated from South America.

This sample set was recorded back in 2006 by Christian Henson on a KM184 mic in his Soho flat, played by his brother Joe. This was the instrument that inspired Christian and Paul to create Spitfire Audio.

Charango joins a growing number of sampler instruments; Drums, Electric Piano, Amplified Cello Quartet, Soft Piano and Strings, which work within a dedicated VST/AU/AAX plugin that’s been designed in collaboration with UsTwo (Monument Valley).

To sign up and download the free instruments, go to the Spitfire Audio Labs website now.

Simon Arblaster
Simon Arblaster

I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.

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