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AMBIENT GUITARS

What is Ambient Guitars?

Ambient Guitars is a collaboration between Spitfire Audio and trailblazing composer, producer and musician Leo Abrahams. Featuring amazing new material recorded in 2019 and an amalgamation of two true Spitfire classics; Enigma 1 & Enigma 2, it is now presented in our hugely versatile, dedicated eDNA Engine UI and gives you over 600 sounds, including over 10GB of brand new recordings and additional curated presets. We’ve also updated this to Kontakt Player format with full NKS support. 

WHAT IS NEW SINCE ENIGMA 1 & 2?

  • Everything minus the Evolutions and Distortions (Enigma 2) has been housed inside our EDNA Engine UI
  • Works in Kontakt Player
  • NKS compatibility
  • Programming tweak to Distorted Content (Enigma 2)
  • Clearer folder structure
  • Newly recorded content: Amped Guitar Pads
  • Artist presets from Christian Henson (60) and Paul Thomson (100)

What is happening to Enigma 1 and Enigma 2?

You can currently still purchase Enigma 1 and Enigma 2, though we will be removing them from sale at the end of the promotional period for Ambient Guitars.

What if I own Enigma 1 or Enigma 2 or both?

If you already own Enigma 1 or 2, you will be eligible for a crossgrade. Make sure you are logged into your account, add Ambient Guitars to your cart and our checkout will automatically work out the crossgrade pricing.

If you already own Enigma 1 and 2, you will receive a copy of Ambient Guitars for free. We will email you with information about this new update. 

IF I UPGRADE TO AMBIENT GUITARS FROM ENIGMA 1 OR 2, DO I NEED TO DOWNLOAD THE SAMPLES AGAIN?

Yes.

WHAT IS KONTAKT PLAYER?

Kontakt Player is the free version of Native Instruments’ industry-standard sampler, which you will need to use this library. You can download it for free here.

HOW LONG IS AMBIENT GUITARS ON PROMO FOR?

UPDATE - Due to the late arrival of the product walkthrough videoAmbient Guitars will now be available on promotional price until Thursday 9th May 2019.

WHAT OTHER SPITFIRE LIBRARIES WILL AMBIENT GUITARS WORK WELL WITH?

This library will work well layered with any orchestral libraries in our Studio, Symphonic, or Albion ranges, plus libraries such as Ólafur Arnalds Composer Toolkit, North 7 Keys, Orchestral SwarmeDNA Earth, BT Phobos, & London Contemporary Orchestra Textures.

IS AMBIENT GUITARS AVAILABLE WITH AN EDUCATIONAL DISCOUNT?

Yes, this library will be available with an educational discount. Apply here.

CAN I USE THIS LIBRARY ON MORE THAN ONE COMPUTER?

Yes, this is a single user license, but our EULA allows for installation on up to two computers at a time.

WHAT ARE EVOLUTIONS, AND WHAT IS AN EVO GRID?

Evolutions are long notes that change over time then loop seamlessly back to the beginning. In our ‘Evo Grid’, you can select different evolutions based on the range of the note you are playing.

HOW IT WORKS: AMBIENT GUITARS BML

HOW IT WORKS: AMBIENT GUITARS EDNA

HOW IT WORKS: AMBIENT GUITARS EVO GRID