IK Multimedia and Sonic Reality Release Sonik Instruments

IK Multimedia and Sonic Reality are proud to announce their latest collaborative effort, Sonik Instruments, a series of virtual instrument plug-ins collections of SampleMoog, SampleTron, and Studiophonik.

Each of these Sonik Instruments offers a full synth-sampler engine powered by SampleTank with an inspiring customized graphic interface and a full range of built-in multi effects. 16 multi-timbral parts, 4 insert effects and 4 send effects per part, selectable among more than 30 high-quality effects (with algorithms derived from IK’s T-RackS and AmpliTube), fast loading and low-CPU demands, VST/AU/RTAS and stand-alone availability are only some of the high-end features that each of these Sonik Instruments is able to offer. Moreover, all Sonik Instrument sounds can also be loaded within SampleTank 2.5.


IK claims SampleMoog is the most complete collection of Moog sounds ever released in one product, done in cooperation with Moog Music Inc. SampleMoog includes 22 rare, collectible Moog synths, accurately sampled and programmed with the addition of built-in effects. This sample-based product offers a wide range of basses, leads, pads, and effects from monstrous Moog Modulars to rare Minimoogs to Taurus Bass Pedals, Polymoogs, Memorymoogs, the Moog Theremin, the latest Minimoog Voyager and others giving you the entire range of Moog synthesizers in a single product.

SampleMoog Features:
• Modular Moog System 15
• MoogSource
• Modular Moog System 55 (921)
• Modular Moog System 3C (901)
• Musonic Minimoog (DK)
• RA Moog Minimoog (SS)
• Minimoog Model D
• Polymoog
• Taurus I Pedals
• Taurus II Pedals
• Prodigy
• Rogue
• Realistic MG-1
• Opus 3
• Liberation
• MicroMoog
• MultiMoog
• Satellite
• Sonic 6
• Memorymoog
• Theremin
• Minimoog Voyager
• Little Phatty


SampleTron offers the most diverse collection of Tron sounds ever released in one product. It has samples of 18 rare, vintage keyboard instruments such as Mellotrons, Optigans, Chamberlins and other related instruments. These Tron were ingenious keyboards made in the 60’s that were the predecessors of today’s samplers, with the capability of reproducing many natural sounds that were recorded on tapes or disks and activated by keys. Brought to you from the personal archives of Dave Kerzner, CEO of Sonic Reality, this unique virtual instrument includes rare sounds Dave has sampled with artists such as Crowded House, Smashing Pumpkins, Tom Waits and more.

SampleTron Features:
• Mellotron M400
• Mellotron MK5
• Mellotron MKII
• Mellotron Powerhouse (8 Track Rhythm Machine)
• Novatron
• Vako Orchestron
• Optigan
• Talentmaker
• Chamberlin Music Master 600
• Chamberlin Music Master 400
• Chamberlin Model 200
• Chamberlin M1
• Chamberlin M4
• Chamberlin Rhythmate
• 360 Systems Digital Tron
• Roland VP-330 (Choir)
• Stylophone
• Birotron

SampleTron gives you more creative control over the sound than any other software vintage keyboard instrument. Combi instruments allow you to build extremely complex sound layering for powerful lo-fi orchestral soundscapes. SampleTron not only has traditional classic and progressive rock sounds such as the Strawberry Fields Forever flute and sounds used by the Moody Blues, Yes, and Genesis, but also includes unusual quirky sounds that today’s alternative, rock, hip-hop and film composers are in search of.


Studiophonik is a virtual instrument plug-in dedicated to reproducing the diverse sounds and instrumentation of full guitar, bass and drum bands recorded in high-end studios and includes a diverse collection of realistic instruments. It’s like having three plug-ins in one, putting a complete studio with the ultimate selection of top-of-the-line and collectible vintage guitars, basses and drums right at your fingertips. Studiophonik combines high-quality studio drum, bass and guitar instruments with powerful built-in modeled studio effects of the SampleTank engine to bring you a unique “virtual band” instrument like no other.

Studiophonik also gives you deeper control of pickups, microphones, performance nuances and mixing for the ultimate studio instrument expression. With more control over the sound, you can adjust ambient mics on drums, change pickups on guitars and basses in real-time and process them internally with vintage modeled compressors, EQ, limiters, guitar amps, phasers, flangers, delays, reverbs and more.

Studiophonik Features:
• Ayotte Kit
• 60’s Ludwig Pearl Ringo-style Kit
• Vintage Ludwig Bonham-style Kit
• Vintage Gretsch Soul Kit
• Sonor Design Kit
• Premier Collins-style Kit
• Pearl Rock Kit
• DW Pacifica Kit
• Vintage Ludwig Jazz Kit
• Gretsch Blues Kit
• Tama Star Classic Kit
• Gretsch Duo Jet
• 40’s Leedy Kit
• Fender Jazz Bass
• 1962 Fender P-Bass
• 70’s Rickenbacker 4001 Bass
• Sadowsky 5 String
• Sting Ray 5 String
• Modulus 6 String
• Chapman Stick
• Lakeland 5 String Fretless
• Fender Tele Bass
• Hofner Beatle Bass
• 1950’s Fender Telecaster/Broadcaster
• 1957 Gibson Les Paul
• 1960’s Dan Electro Convertible
• 1962 Fender Stratocaster
• Vintage Gibson 335 Hollow Body
• Vintage Gibson SG Double Neck
• Guild Brian May Guitar
• Rickenbacker 12 String
• Vintage Martin 6 String Acoustic
• Larrivée 6 String Acoustic
• Taylor 12 String Acoustic

Sonik Instruments will be available during the second quarter of 2007. Official pricing has not been released. More information on Sonik Instruments.

Author: FutureMusic

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