Manytone Music has announced ManyBass, a new bass guitar sample based synthesizer which comes with a large collection of bass guitar samples intended to form the foundation of your day to day bass instrument needs.
This extensive range of sounds has then been coupled with a highly efficient sample playback engine with a powerful FX rack. ManyBass has been designed to provide you with a high quality sound, thanks to the included 2.4 Gb of new 24-bit, electric bass guitar multi-samples that cover various articulations and playing styles of the real instrument. The engine and onboard Amp Sims and FX were designed and tuned for bass type sounds, including the playback of real bass guitar instrument samples. The included Presets, along with the Sound and FX Wizards, will have you creating realistic sounding bass guitar tracks in no time at all. Along with the included electric bass guitar samplesets, ManyBass also comes with a selection of Waveforms that are capable of producing synth bass type sounds as well as other synthetic instrument sounds.
The ManyBass engine is equipped with a custom amplifier and speaker cabinet emulator and an FX rack designed and tuned for Bass type sounds. This set up allows the musician to take the Manytone bass samples to new levels of reality.
The amplifier has three modes:
* tube, and
The amp also has a 3 band EQ unit with an adjustable mid frequency control. The speaker cabinet emulator gives seven speaker size options. Each speaker also allows choice of single cone or 4 cones for a total of 14 different cabinet possibilities. (in addition to bypass):
* 4″ speaker
* 5″ speaker
* 8″ speaker
* 10″ speaker
* 12″ speaker
* 14″ speaker
* 15″ speaker
The FX rack gives eight FX units in addition to the amp sims and the EQ:
* mono phaser
* stereo phaser
* stereo chorus
* quad chorus
* mono flanger
* stereo flanger
* echo (three varieties – warm, crush and light)
* compressor (specifically tuned for bass type sounds)
ManyBass is available for the special introductory Pre-Purchase price of $99.95. This Pre-Purchase price is limited to the first 150 orders received or until the official ManyBass release date. (End June 2007) when the long-term price of $139.95 will be adopted. ManyBass is also available in a “Big Bass Bundle” which includes the ManyBass Instrument and our 3 add-on Bass Products: Ultimate Bass Kit, The ManyTone Upright Bass and the ManyTone Acoustic-Electric Bass. This Bundle is available for a Pre-Purchase price of $159.95. ($199.95 on product release day). ManyBass is available in PC VSTi format and Mac AU and VSTi formats (Universal Binary). One license covers both formats.