New Synth City Sound Bank from AAS
Stranger Strings

Stranger Strings


Sound Bank for String Studio VS-2
Also includes the free AAS Player (for use without String Studio VS-2)

download $39.00 $39 Stranger Strings

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Stranger Strings showcases an eclectic collection of 104 "mix-ready" presets that touches rock, pop, industrial, movie soundtracks, hip hop, trap as well as EDM. Made with performance in mind, these sounds morph and change based on your playing and sensibility—they go far beyond their description. With plenty of arpeggiators, leads, deep basses, or oneshot sound effects, layering your tracks with Stranger Strings brings a fresh air to your music. As the main voice on your mix, or as rhythmic textures, Stranger Strings can be the finishing touch you're looking for.

Who is David of MixbusTV? David hosts a popular Youtube channel that provides music production tips. He is also a mix and mastering engineer, who is also a skilled professional musician, songwriter, and arranger. Now, with this sound pack, he shares his creativity and ideas for modern productions.

The 104 presets of Stranger Strings

  • 60Hz Electricity Bass
  • 8-Bit Video Game Bell
  • Acid Synth-Piano
  • Aggro Rhythmic Clav
  • Angry Trumpet Synth
  • Arcade Galore
  • Arpeggiated Wah
  • Bass Harp
  • Bleepy Piano-Pad
  • Broken Bassline 909
  • Classic 2 Octave Lead & Bass
  • Clicky & Growling
  • Clicky Plucked
  • Close Lead
  • Distant Lead
  • Drop Pop Vowel Synth
  • Edge Guitar Stutter
  • Flute In A Bottle
  • Folding Arpeggiator Synth
  • Glitchy Arpeggiator
  • Glitchy Picked Upbeat
  • Glitchy Video Game
  • Grainy Bass Synth
  • Industrial Saw Lead
  • Interlude Pattern
  • Metallic Bass Rhythmic
  • Muted Wah
  • Old School Acid Lead
  • Oscillating Into Saturation
  • Plucked Saturated Bass
  • Panning Saturated Bass
  • Percussion & Bass Texture
  • Ping Pong Synth Guitar
  • Quacky Lead & Deep Bass
  • Random Steps Synth
  • Rhythmic Distorted Guitar
  • Rhythmic Quack Lead
  • Saturated Wideness
  • Saw Wah Bass
  • Shimmer and Bass
  • Soft & Round Pad
  • Spacey Pluck
  • Texture Rhythmic Plucking
  • Throaty
  • Woody Plucked


  • Aggro Pipe Bass
  • Asymmetric Delay Bass Guitar
  • Dark Bass With A Voice
  • Deep Mellow Modulated Bass
  • Deep Rubbery Bass
  • Far Wide Bass Synth
  • Metallic Bass
  • Wobbly Bass Effect


  • Broken System
  • Metallic Riser


  • Old School Talking Pad
  • The Singing Alien


  • Honky Tonk Guitar
  • Rising Synth
  • Stuttery Electric Synth


  • A Distant Call
  • Bump and Sweep
  • Double Tap Synth
  • Fade-in Sweeping Tube Pad
  • Long Bells Slightly Saturated
  • Scariest Pad Ever
  • Stop & Go String Pad
  • Swell Alien Strings
  • Tube Saturated Pad
  • Wide Synth Drops


  • Sub Generating Perc


  • Guitar Chunks
  • Kill Bill Laser Guitar
  • Plucked Ambient Nylon
  • Soft Touch Filtered Guitar
  • Warbly Notes


  • Alternative Hi-Hat
  • Broken Carillon Percussion
  • Knock Bass
  • Metallic Rhythmic Percussion
  • Rhythmic Stereo Percussion
  • Wavey Metal Percussion


  • Brutal Shark
  • Brutal Shark Wide
  • Bubble Saturation
  • Glockenspiel Perc
  • Round Picked Bass
  • Wobbly Filter


  • Faulty Laser Strings
  • Low RPM Engine Strings
  • Pipe Organ & Strings
  • Strings From A Radio


  • Angry Bees
  • Dark Modulated Strings
  • Drone Cello Bass
  • Drone Strings
  • Glass Percussion String
  • Oscillating Ambient
  • Stutter Warble
  • Swelling Bass Pad
  • Twangy Drone Guitar
  • Undead Pad
  • Wide Inharmonic Wind


  • Angry Oboe Bass

String Studio or the AAS Player (included) are required

Mac minimum system requirements*

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • Intel Core processor or later
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 70 MB of free hard drive space
  • 1024 × 768 screen resolution
  • Built-in audio interface
  • Mac OS X-compatible MIDI interface/keyboard

Mac compatibility

  • VST 32-/64-bit, Audio Unit (see restrictions below), RTAS, and AAX Native (Pro Tools 11 or later) plug-in hosts
  • Mac OS X-compatible audio interface

Mac Audio Unit (32-/64‑bit) compatibility

  • Apple Garageband 1.1 or later
  • Apple Logic 7.1 or later
  • Ableton Live 8 or later
  • Audiofile Engineering Rax
  • MOTU Digital Performer 6 or later
  • Cockos Reaper 3.1 or later

PC minimum system requirements*

  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit or Vista, 7, or 8 32‑/64‑bit
  • Intel Core or equivalent processor
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 70 MB of free hard drive space
  • 1024 × 768 screen resolution
  • Windows-compatible audio interface
  • Windows-compatible MIDI interface/keyboard

PC compatibility

  • VST 32-/64-bit, RTAS, and AAX Native (Pro Tools 11 or later) plug‑in hosts
  • ASIO and DirectSound audio drivers

*The minimum system requirements mentioned above are for standalone usage. For plug-in usage, please refer to your DAW software requirements (Sonar, Pro Tools, Cubase, Live, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, etc.).

Q: Can I use this AAS Player Sound Bank without String Studio VS-2?
A: Yes! While these presets were designed for String Studio, they also come with the AAS Player, which is a free plug-in instrument for VST, RTAS, and Audio Units.

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