updated 05:05 pm EDT, Wed October 3, 2007
IK Multimedia has begun shipping SampleMoog, the first release of the new Sonik Instruments' range, and is a cooperation between IK Multimedia, Moog Music and Sonic Reality. SampleMoog includes the sounds of all the Moog synthesizers spanning the entire Moog history, in a virtual instrument powered by SampleTank and is available as a plug-in for popular DAWs and as a standalone application for Mac OS X. The Moog collection includes over 1,700 basses, leads, pads and effects' sounds from the very first Moog Modular systems to a variety of different Minimoogs to Taurus Bass Pedals, Polymoogs, Memorymoogs and more. There are over 600 multi-sampled sounds with over 1,000 preset patches totaling more than 4GB of samples in SampleMoog.
SampleMoog is based on the SampleTank engine, offering features like one-click sound browsing, multiple synth-engines including real-time harmonic manipulation of the waves, built-in vintage multi-effects and fast loading samples for studio or playing live. Also included are physical modeling effects and IK's exclusive Stretch. SampleMoog is priced at $300.