Category: Artist Spotlight

Adam Hanley – Script Programmer: Estate Grand, Production Grand

Adam Hanley Script Programmer

Adam, a native of Belfast, studied Sound Technology in Liverpool before working for Native Instruments for about 2 and a half years. His work with Native Instruments included:
– Scripting the Kontakt factory library
– Scripting and sample editing for the Abbey Road drum series
– Sound Design work for Reaktor and Reaktor Player instruments
– Producing audio demos
– Writing User Manuals

Since leaving Native Instruments, he works for his own company, Icebreaker Audio, and also freelances scripting for Heavyocity, audio editing for Abbey Road Studios and the occasional project for Native Instruments. He also mixes and masters audio including recently the band The Moscow Times.

As part of the Production Grand development team, Adam provided all the scripting, the programming behind the instrument. His work helped develop the unique Authentic Pedalling and Pre-Attack features of Production Grand.

Production Voices is very pleased to have such a skilled programmer contributing to the user experience on such products as the Estate Grand and Production Grand.

Joris Holtackers Production Grand Demo

If you have listened to the demos for Production Grand, you have probably heard the work of Joris Holtackers. The ChopinPlenty Four Seven and Latin-Impression are all his demo contributions.

Joris is a a multi-talented musician, composer, pianist, audio engineer and more who resides in Holland. He is fluent in music technology and the use of software instruments and sample libraries as demonstrated in his numerous Indaba Music competition wins.

The demos for Production Grand listed above were all created with the 16 bit Modern Silver edition of the piano sample library for Kontakt that is included as a courtesy download for users. We can’t wait to hear what Joris can do with the full version of Production Grand and the additional vintage/character  microphone perspectives!

You can check out more about Joris and his work at his website: