ASPIRE: $119

MODERN MALLETS

Combining deeply-sampled marimba and vibes with our world-class sound design, the emotional hybrid textures these instruments are capable of have finally been realized.

ASPIRE

CINEMATIC STRIKES

Discover the innately flexible range of these pristine sources—from the dark ambience of bowed and processed performances to the percussive movement of the traditionally struck.

CREATIVE ECHOES

This proprietary feature accentuates your performances with a layer of lush, musical randomness.

THREE-POINT MIXER

Explore an intuitive canvas to blend, manipulate, and fine-tune these inspiring sources.

People Are Talking

Awards, Reviews, and Testimonials

ASPIRE is a beautifully crafted and versatile library. I love how these sounds go beyond the traditional mallet keyboard sounds that we hear in so many other libraries. I love combining it with the ASCEND piano, they complement each other so well.

Germaine Franco

Encanto, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Little

ASPIRE: Modern Mallets pushes forward with a fresh take on creative marimba and vibraphone sampling. The organic sounds of the instruments are featured in a way that feels alive, enhanced by the exquisite Heavyocity engine.

Ramin Djawadi

Game of Thrones, Eternals

ESSENTIAL TOOLS

Tonal percussion is an integral element of the composer's palette, and ASPIRE delivers you an inspiring new take on these essential tools.

DESIGN YOUR SOUND

Discover the cinematic potential of these beautiful instruments, as our creative performances and processing transform them into the realm of modern scoring.

ASCEND ENGINE

The gorgeous ASCEND engine is a whole new world to explore—complete with a library of rhythmic convolutions and dozens of layerable sources and FX.

  • 8,728 Samples
  • 16 Sound Sources:
    • Marimba
      • Close Mic
      • Room Mic
      • Under Mic
      • ppp
    • Vibraphone
      • Close Mic
      • Room Mic
      • Under Mic
      • ppp
    • Muted Vibraphone
      • Close Mic
      • Room Mic
      • Under Mic
      • ppp
    • Sustained
      • Bowed Vibes
      • Grained (granular vibes)
      • Shine (granular vibes)
      • Clouds (ambient pad)
  • 112 Custom Presets:
      • 17 All-Stars
      • 16 Core Mallets
      • 27 Extended
      • 27 Rhythmic
      • 25 Rhythmic Melodic
  • Intuitive Sample Browser
  • ARP for building complex, rhythmic arpeggios
  • Three Point Mixer for realtime source blending
  • Echoes feature adds lush, musical randomness to performances
  • 11.66 GB uncompressed (5.44 GB on Disk with NI lossless compression)
  • Powered by the Kontakt 6.6.1 Engine
  • Kontakt 6.6.1 (Player) or later
  • Komplete Kontrol integrated (NKS-ready)
  • Available as direct download only
  • Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Minimum System Requirements:
    • Mac: macOS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, or 11 (latest update), i5
    • PC: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics hardware support for OpenGL 2.1 or higher
    • 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)