Native Instruments – Session Guitarist Electric Sunburst Deluxe (KONTAKT)
Updated: Apr 8
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE is a powerful, expanded version of the hugely popular ELECTRIC SUNBURST. This DELUXE instrument draws from the same meticulously captured iconic electric guitar and adds a wealth of user-requested features, including a second instrument for melodic playing, more patterns, enhanced performance controls, and new effects. With a fully versatile instrument, you can produce authentic, finished tracks for any modern production effortlessly.
Add the authentic professional sound of a top session player and access a full range of performance controls for your next production.
Load the included melodic instrument to play your own melodies and arpeggios, using open, muted, flageolet and tremolo articulations – each available with finger and plectrum.
This meticulously recorded electric guitar was chosen for a rich, adaptable sound that can work in a wide variety of contemporary styles and genres.
Customize playability and sound using the enhanced Guitar Settings page.
Create realistic performances and sculpt your sound with enhanced performance and playback parameters.
Deliver a finished track entirely within ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE. Choose from a wide array of pedals, amp and cab combinations, plus studio-grade mixing effects.
Find what you need fast with a dynamic pattern search function that lets you locate patterns by time signature, playing style, and more. Or input your desired rhythmic structure manually.
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE gives you two KONTAKT instruments for creating complete, authentic electric guitar parts. The pattern-based instrument lets you instantly generate riffs, strumming patterns, and arpeggios simply by playing a chord on your MIDI controller. The included melody instrument enables you to combine your own, freely playable melodies with the integrated patterns. Smooth transitions between melodies and patterns help you deliver unique, engaging electric guitar parts for any production.
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE features a high-quality collection of effects, amps, and cabinet emulations. The DELUXE instrument adds all-new chorus, flanger, and phaser stomp pedals to the original array of classic distortion and modulation effects. Five amplifier models and a choice of ten cabinets let you dial in your tone. High-quality console EQ, two vintage compressors, tape emulation, reverb, delay, tape delay plus newly added REPLIKA delay and a studio-grade algorithmic reverb allow you to produce complete, finished tracks entirely within the instrument.
Fully Versatile Electric Guitar
Expanded, fully pro version of the hugely popular ELECTRIC SUNBURST
Second melodic instrument for creating your own melodies and patterns
Enhanced picking patterns, more strumming patterns and new reverse patterns
Extended selection of pedals, including Replika Delay, Chorus, Flanger and Phaser
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE captures an iconic electric guitar chosen for its rich, warm, and highly adaptable sound. A pristine signal path – including high-end cables, vintage tube preamps, and high-resolution converters – ensured that every nuance of this legendary instrument was accurately captured. With separate bridge and neck pickup samples, you can take full control of the mix balance. Blend in fine sonic details from a condenser mic mounted above the strings to add punch and realism to the performance.
Tap into 237 patterns, including realistic riffs, arpeggios, strummed intervals, and chords. ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE adds new strumming and arpeggio patterns plus an assortment of reverse patterns to spark new ideas. With patterns grouped into song presets, you can immediately find what you need, whether you’re working on a pop production or electronic tracks.
Enhanced Performance Controls
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE offers an expanded range of performance controls to give you unmatched flexibility, realism, and tonal variety. Access thousands of loops, single notes, and noises over numerous fret positions – played both with plectrum and fingers in open, muted, flageolet and tremolo articulations. The DELUXE instrument adds real-time bending and vibrato controls – with multiple vibrato speeds – so you can add greater expression to your parts. Innovative pitch bend presets allow the bending of only selected notes of a voicing to emulate typical bending techniques.
An autochord mode and convenient voicing presets let you program or perform authentic electric guitar parts – even if you’re not a guitarist. Advanced voicing capabilities available with this DELUXE instrument let you explore new arrangement options.
Finely Tuned Feel
ELECTRIC SUNBURST DELUXE features an improved playback and picking engine that lets you fine-tune the feel of your parts. Tuning, timing, and humanization settings help you create live-sounding performances that can work in any genre.
KONTAKT version 6.2.2 and higher is required.