Native Instruments releases SPOTLIGHT COLLECTION: EAST ASIA

The new release captures the authentic sound of 38 traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean instruments in an intuitive production tool.

Berlin, June 28, 2021 – Native Instruments
today released EAST ASIA, the latest addition to their SPOTLIGHT COLLECTION (formerly known as DISCOVERY SERIES) – a range of inspiring instruments that capture evocative sounds from specific styles, scenes, and cultures.

Painstakingly recorded from virtuoso performances on location in Seoul, Shenzhen, and Tokyo, the melodic and percussive instruments in EAST ASIA offer a wide range of authentic sounds for modern productions.

EAST ASIA delivers an exhaustive selection of instantly recognizable string, wind, and percussion sounds, which includes dulcimers, flutes, lutes, oboes, gongs, drums, and cymbals.

The instrument’s built-in traditional scales and tunings let producers quickly create melodies and rhythms with an authentic sound. Each instrument and ensemble comes with an array of preset grooves and phrases, which can be further tweaked with intuitive macro controls, allowing distinctive parts to be constructed easily.
Owners of YANGQIN can get 20% off the price of EAST ASIA, while the entire SPOTLIGHT COLLECTION is also available with a 20% discount, with both of these offers running for a limited time until July 26, 2021.

In this walkthrough video you can watch Reuben Cornell run through some of the key elements in EAST ASIA, including a few of the instruments, the performance slider, and the wealth of MIDI phrases:


EAST ASIA is available now at the Native Instruments online shop.EUR 99 / USD 99 / YEN 13400 / GBP 89 / AUD 149 / CAD 129 / CHF 109 / CNY 799

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