Ceremonial clay resonator used during human sacrifice rituals and warfare at the height of the Aztec, Soundiron “Aztec Death Whistle” is 50% OFF

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Ceremonial clay resonator used during human sacrifice rituals and warfare at the height of the Aztec, Soundiron “Aztec Death Whistle” is 50% OFF.

Aztec Death Whistle

Aztec Death Whistle is a deeply sampled folk wind instrument that captures the dark soul of the ancient Aztec death whistle, a ceremonial clay resonator used during human sacrifice rituals and warfare at the height of the Aztec (historically also known as the Mexica) empire in Central America, during the 14 and 15th centuries AD in what has now become modern day Mexico.

This whistle — technically grouped into the same family of whistles as bird and animal call whistles — is made of kiln-fired clay.

It has two chambers which create air cavities that are resonated by blowing into the top of the skull.

It produces a harsh, raspy atonal vocal sound very much like a dying breath, but with a shrill demonic essence that is certain to evoke dread on an almost instinctive level. It is the sound of death incarnate.

  • Fully multi-sampled Aztec clay resonator whistle.
  • 14 Instrument Presets with dozens of selectable articulations and performance controls.
  • Beautifully rendered 3D user interface
  • Special Midi-CC and Velocity-crossfaded presets
  • Custom sound-designed FX and ambient presets in a variety of categories and styles.
  • Sustains and staccatos with and without flutter-tongue rolls.
  • 3 Mic positions for main articulations: Dry Studio, Hall Close and Hall Far.
  • Dynamic hand percussion articulations, played on the clay whistle
  • Short and long single-shot effects and stingers
  • Round robin for every staccato and hand percussion articulation.
  • Multi-mode Arpeggiation with step-sequencer.
  • Convolution Reverb with 70 different cathedrals, churches, chambers, rooms, halls and special effect impulses.
  • A full multi-effects rack, with EQ, filter, phaser, flanger, delay, distortion, amp & speaker simulation and more.

The full retail version of Native Instruments Kontakt version 5.5 (or later) is required to use .nki instrument presets included in this library. The free Kontakt “Player” and “Add Library” import process do not support this standard open-format Kontakt library.

Regular price $19 on sale for only $9.

Aztec Death Whistle

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