Native Instruments has introduced PICKED ACOUSTIC, a new addition to the company’s SESSION GUITARIST series of instruments. 

It offers 194 picking patterns in an array of styles. All patterns are recorded on a vintage acoustic by a session pro. A dedicated second instrument (melody.nki) enables the integration of melodic playing with the included patterns. To customize the sound, users can choose from three distinct mic setups, various playing articulations, extensive effects, and more. 

PICKED ACOUSTIC runs in KONTAKT 6.1 and the free KONTAKT 6.1 PLAYER. It’s available at the NI Online Shop ( for $99.