Vibrant Electric Pianos: Soulful vintage sounds for HALion

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E-Instruments has released a collection of deeply sampled electric piano sounds for Steinberg’s HALion and HALion Sonic instruments. Vibrant Electric Pianos could be all the pianos you’ll ever need. Vibrant Electric Pianos Drawing on the usual four classic electric pianos this is a suite of 40 presets constructed from 24GBs of samples with a simple, […]

Sampleson spectral model a Honer Pianet T into the 30MB Model T

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Sampleson has developed a method of sampling instruments and recreating them through spectral modelling. It can take a huge sample library and reduce it down to simple sine waves which can then recreate the exact timbre and behaviour of the instrument. They began with the Electra Piano T, then the Rhodes and Wurlitzer and this […]

NAMM 2019: Yamaha go all out on the interface with CP73 and CP88 stage pianos

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Stage pianos tend to lurch from being simplistic like the Roland RD-300, complex like the Nord Stage or achingly cool like the Korg SV-1. Yamaha is having a stab at the middle ground with the CP73 and CP88 stage pianos. CP73 and CP88 The one thing stage pianos can agree on is having fabulous quality acoustic piano […]

Markus 88: a spectral modelled Stage 88 electric piano

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When this press release dropped into my mailbox I absolutely assumed it was yet another sampling of an electric piano. Nothing wrong with that except that there are a lot of them about. But with the Markus 88 instrument developer Sampleson have approached it differently and they call it Spectral Modelling. Spectral Modelling They start out […]

Electrix: Led Zeppelin’s Hohner Electra Piano T sampled and free

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New developers Sampleson has spent more than 1200 hours developing this recreation of a classic and extremely rare Hohner electric piano. Used by Led Zeppelin on tracks such as  “Stairway to Heaven”, “Misty Mountain Hop”, “No Quarter” and “Down by the Seaside” Electrix is free to download. Electrix The Hohner Electra Piano T is described as […]