Retro Keys For Kontakt

US Wavesfactory revives the Crumar Compac and Orchestrator and the Elka X55      22/10/14

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Wavesfactory tells us that Retro Keys I is a collection of 3 libraries based on keyboards from the 70s - The Orchestrator, The Compac and Organ X55 - Perfectly replicated with all the original features and more. Here's what they have to say...

All keyboards have an option called vintage'. When it's active some effects are applied to give a very nice vintage vibe to the sound (tape distortion, compression, wow, flutter and speed variations). We love it and we're sure you'll love it too.

The Compac is an electric piano made by Crumar in 1972 that features 3 piano sounds (piano, honky tonk and clavichord). Noise, envelope and cabinets also available.

The Orchestrator was also made by Crumar in 1975, is an electric piano and a "string machine" with a brass simulator. Bass, brass, piano, clavichord, violin, cello; with vibrato, cabinets, noise, envelope and presets.

The Organ X55 is a clonewheel made by Elka also in the 70s. Features 2 keyboards with 1 drawbar each, 3 piano sounds with optional sustain, percussion, 2 vibrato types, brilliance, cabinets, rotator, tube drive and a set of presets (including random values).

Tech Info

  • WAV files, 44.1KHz 24bit (not encrypted).
  • 3 keyboards from the 70s.
  • Perfectly replicated.
  • Powerful script.
  • GUI by Scott Kane.
  • Vintage mode.
  • Presets, cabinets, envelopes.
  • 540MB installed.
  • For Kontakt 4.2.4 and above.
  • Kontakt Player will run in demo mode for 15 minutes.


Pricing and Availability:
Intro price: €9.95 (€19.95 from November 1st).

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