Second Materials HALion Instrument by Steinberg

Steinberg announced the immediate availability of Materials: Wood & Waterthe second instrument of their Materials series for HALion. Here’s the story in their own words…

Materials: Wood & Water features eleven playing techniques extended by an 18-piece string ensemble and other wooden instruments like piano, marimba and guitar played in different ways, as well as synthesizer textures and different types of wood and water sound effects. In total, Materials: Wood & Water comes with 6GB of content which is sure to unleash the creativity of every user.


A collaboration between Steinberg and Magnetic 96, specialists in sampling and processing unusual sound sources, Materials: Wood & Water is a HALion instrument that also works in HALion Sonic SE, a free VST and AU version available to virtually anyone the DAWs.


“As our palettes of sonic exploration expand ever wider, our performance methods must adapt. Materials: Wood & Water provides an instrument for this type of performance, combining aspects of sound design with performance real-time and customization options. and will make you want to write music”, says composer Paul Haslinger.


Main characteristics
• 6 GB HALion instrument with strings, wooden instruments, synths and effects
• 11 playing techniques extended by an 18-piece string ensemble
• 4-layer sound engine with multisamples, wavetable and granular
• Over 170 cinematic presets designed by Magnetic 96

Price and availability:
Materials: Wood & Water is exclusively available through the Steinberg online store for 129.99 euros or 129.99 US dollars. Please note that an introductory offer of 99.99 euros or 99.99 US dollars is available from September 22 to October 17, 2022.

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