Shapeshift Violin Textures

Shapeshift Violin Textures is not your typical violin sample library.

It’s not designed for replicating classical violin performances or sounds.

Instead, it’s a bold departure into avant-garde sound design, offering a fresh perspective on what the violin can become.

Please note: FULL retail version of Kontakt 6.4.2 or later is required. NOT for Kontakt Player.

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Shapeshift Violin Textures - Not Your Typical Violin Sample Library

Perfect for avant-garde sound design, ‘Shapeshift Violin Textures’ creates organic tension and immersive atmospheres.

Explore eerie depths in horror, thriller, drama, and experimental music—unlock a universe of sonic possibilities.

Embrace innovation with this avant-garde collection, carefully crafted to redefine the possibilities of violin sounds.

Breaking away from the confines of tradition, “Shapeshift Violin Textures” embarks on a journey into uncharted realms.

In collaboration with the esteemed violinist Kayvon, we delved deep into experimentation, capturing not just unique improvisations and sounds.

Included in the library are 10 foundational recordings, each capturing a unique short improvisation by Kayvon, as well as meticulously curated 50 distinct sound-designed textures derived from these recordings.

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Versatile Expression Through Creative Processing

Through an innovative approach to sonic manipulation, we’ve pushed the boundaries of what a violin can be, transcending its traditional role to offer a palette of sounds that defy expectation and ignite creativity and emotion.

These techniques include unique sound processing methods utilized by founders Kirsten and Thomas in their professional composition work, spanning trailer music, sync licensing, and film.

We used a blend of creative processing techniques – from re-amping, spectral resonance manipulations, to unique filtering and custom reverb chains – we’ve transformed the violin into a versatile instrument of expression.

Dark And Enchanting Atmospheres

With a mood that’s dark yet enchantingly beautiful, this library invites you to explore a spectrum of emotions through its atmospheric textures.

From haunting whispers to resonant echoes, each sound tells a story of its own.

Collaborating With Kayvon: Pushing Boundaries

The decision to collaborate with Kayvon was inspired by a shared curiosity: to push the boundaries of what’s possible with the violin.

His unique improvisations, captured with detailed mic techniques, add a layer of depth and authenticity to every texture.

Perfect for Avant-Garde projects

“Shapeshift Violin Textures” is perfectly suited for avant-garde projects across various media.

Its distinctive qualities make it a valuable tool for those seeking to infuse their creations with a touch of innovation.

About Kayvon

Kayvon is a freelance violinist based in Los Angeles.

He performs on a wide variety of platforms ranging from classical concerts, pop shows, to recording sessions for albums films, TV and video games.

Artists Kayvon has worked with include Adele, Beyoncé, John Legend, and Toni Braxton.

He has also performed with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, and Santa Barbara Symphony

Articulations & Presets

Short articulations:

  • Body Knocks
  • Chops
  • Col Legno Hits
  • Harmonic Hues
  • Infinite Bow
  • Infinite Bow Long
  • Percussive Strums
  • Ricochet Col Legno
  • Ricochet Hair
  • Whisper Shorts


  • 38


  • 14


  • 68


  • Envelope
  • Filter
  • PAN
  • Pitch
  • Volume
  • Reverb (x 5)
  • Delay (x 5)


  • AKG C414 XLII (Spot)
  • 2 x Slate Digital VMS ML-2s (Room)

System Requirements

  • Full retail version of Kontakt 6.4.2 & above
  • Not compatible with the Free Kontakt Player
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.13 or later / Intel i5 or newer
  • Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, / Quad-core Intel i5 or newer
  • Recommended Cores & RAM: Quad-core & above, min. 8GB RAM (16GB & above recommended)
  • We strongly recommend storing Shapeshift Violin Textures on a Solid State Drive (SSD) for better performance – regular spinning Hard Disk Drives (HDD) may not be as efficient
  • 12GB (over 5000 samples)
  • 8GB disk space required during install
  • 24 bit / 48kHz

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