new sampler ?
proper polyphony and multitimbrality (more than 8 mono / sterio samples)
slicing on grid/zero/transients.
lots of modulation
stereo / binaural / dolby/7 outs or whatever is coming up
usb / lightning/whatever is new … midi and audio
streaming from disk, usb, bluetooth, ethernet, wifi, 5g
lots of filters, old bitrates, machine emulations.
does whatever kontakt can do as it seems popular.
ability to blend/enveloper blend on a mono track (so you can define how one sample cuts off another ,… perhaps saturate/volume/an very quick transient style envelope to stop the instand cut.
crazy types of loop points.
costs under 1k
lots of knobs,encoders,buttons.
xox or normal sequencing(thgouh its probably not so important as theres many external sequencers).
firmware that isnt full of bugs.
screens that dont ‘burn in’
a plug that matches the territory that i’m in
*uk spelling of color / colour .
*correct pronunciation of aluminium
*something thats ‘coming home’ or whatever jinogistic rubbish is floating around society at the time