IK Multimedia Launches MODO Bass 2

IK Multimedia MODO Bass 2

IK Multimedia has updated its bass offerings for 2022 with the MODO Bass 2. The physical modeling virtual bass instrument builds on the original with new instruments, patterns, and features.

“MODO BASS 2 adds 8 new basses, including new fretless and upright options, a brand-new patterns section with thousands of grooves, advanced performance controls and more ways to enter the MODO BASS world. With 22 basses to choose from, it’s never been easier to customize MODO BASS to best suit your needs and budget.”

MODO Bass 2 lets you select different playing styles from finger to slap to pick with options to adjust plucking strength, muting, and noise. In addition to the bass models, you can select from two amp styles with up to four stompbox effects.

IK Multimedia’s MODO Bass 2 comes in several packages from a free version to a limited version ($149) to the full version ($299).

IK Multimedia MODO Bass 2 Fretless Bass

IK Multimedia MODO Bass 2 Features:

Groundbreaking real-time modal synthesis technology — no samples used to create sound
Recreate virtually every electric, fretless and acoustic bass sound imaginable
20 iconic bass models with 2 fretless that span the history of recorded electric bass
Turn any standard electric bass into a fretless bass using MODO’s new controls
2 double-bass models with a dedicated room and mics for creating the perfect sound
Models the entire act of playing an electric bass – player, instrument, FX & amp
Ultra-small memory footprint
Choose playing style—ultra-realistic pluck and new algorithms for pick and slap articulations
Freely move the playing hand for realistic performance
Customize string force, fingers used, pick thickness & technique
Customize string number, scale, tuning, gauge, construction, action, age
32 faithfully recreated, interchangeable iconic bass pickups with volume
Choose active or passive electronics with parametric EQ
Under-bridge piezo pickup with blend
7 bass stomp box effects configurable in 4-slot chain
2 iconic bass amps – Solid State and Tube derived from AmpliTube
FX and amp global bypass for routing
Completely redesigned Patterns section with intuitive controls and new grooves
Optimized resizable interface
Works as a 64-bit plug-in or standalone instrument for Mac/PC
Full MIDI control with MIDI learn, keyswitches
Full DAW automation control support

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