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Bespoke

Your own personal sample library

Create your unique sound. Leave the programming to us.

Our custom sample library development and Kontakt scripting services can help you create one-of-a-kind virtual instruments to add to your music. 

Make your music sound unique

Want your own custom sample library?

It’s getting increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd. Today, everyone’s buying the same sample libraries from the same manufacturers. 

Having a custom sample library is one step towards getting your own sound.

But making a Kontakt instrument is a time-consuming task. If you’ve tried it, you’ll know that recording, editing and scripting your virtual instrument can take hours, days or even weeks. And that’s if you know what your doing – learning Kontakt scripting is a steep learning curve.

That’s time you could be spending composing or promoting your music. Or just chilling with your friends and family.

We'll create your own Kontakt instruments

With 10 years’ experience creating our own private sample libraries, we can use that experience to help you. 

We’ll work with you to create a virtual instrument that meets your needs. Just record your sounds, and we’ll edit and script them into a working Kontakt instrument.

Bespoke Kontakt scripting and sample library development service
"Nocturne Sounds went above and beyond to tailor the instrument exactly how I wanted it.

"I could not be happier with the outcome."
James Cannell
Composer

Here's how it works

  1. Discuss your sample library concept
  2. Record or create your  original sounds (you do this bit)

  3. We edit your audio recordings into samples (including noise reduction)

  4. We script and produce your own personal Kontakt instrument

Audio editing

Editing samples can be time-consuming. As part of our service, we offer sample cutting, noise reduction and round robin selection.

Kontakt scripting

Your instrument can include custom features coded by our experienced Kontakt scripters - such as legato, articulation management and more.

Optimised scripting engine

Your instrument will take advantage of our optimised, in-house Kontakt framework that's used in many of our commercial sample libraries.

Designed for your workflow

Prefer your volume controlled by cc11? We'll accommodate your workflow preferences as much as Kontakt scripting allows.

Save time
and make music

(not software)

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sell my bespoke sample library?

Our bespoke sample libraries are primarily licensed for private use and not to be sold. However, we do often work with businesses to help produce commercial virtual instruments. If you’re a business and would like us to work with you, please get in touch.  

Do I need the full version of Kontakt?

Yes, you’ll need the full version of Kontakt. Our bespoke sample libraries do not work in the free Kontakt Player.

The only way for custom Kontakt instruments to run in the free Kontakt Player is to have your sample library licensed by Native Instruments. This is an expensive process and typically suited only for large businesses selling many products.  

I don't want a sample library. Can you develop a custom Kontakt script to help my workflow instead?

Sure! Just contact us with what you’d like to achieve and we’ll do our best to help. 

How does payment work?

We try and make payment as easy as possible. You can pay online via card or PayPal using our secure payments provider. You won’t need to do a bank transfer. 

Can I pay in installments?

Creating sample libraries and Kontakt scripts are time-consuming projects. Depending on the size of the project, we typically require payment upfront or a 50% deposit before the work begins. We’ll need the full payment before the completed project is delivered to you. 

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