Soundiron has introduced the Delphi Piano series by releasing Volume 1: Autumn 1958.
They say that this instrument captures the rich, muddy and fuzzed out flavor of late 50s jazz, blues and big band piano, but that it's equally at home in arrangements for electronica, lofi, hip hop, ambient, post-minimalism, contemporary classical and post rock.
Soundiron says that each self-contained volume explores deep aesthetic impressions around its namesake theme, offering an expertly crafted sound-designed piano library with a wide selection of custom presets and atmospheric ambiences and evoke the zeitgeist of the times. A spokesperson told us, "We begin with a quintessential sound and then explore it deeply with a range of different stylistic motifs that take you on a textural journey into pure music feeling."
Here's more details direct from Soundiron...
The Kontakt interface includes a suite of automation-ready sound-shaping controls to give you total creative flexibility. You have control over swell, attack, release, offset, vibrato, filter, pitch (coarse & fine), articulation switching, cross-fading and layering, and so much more. We've also included 20 unique sound-designed custom FX presets to give you lots of creative options.
This library comes with an adaptable LFO system, with selectable LFO shape, modulation target parameter, speed, intensity, tempo-syncing and fade-in time. You can also apply your choice of 12 lowpass, high-pass and FX filters, with assignable modulation targets such as velocity, modwheel, expression, after-touch, key position and step-sequencer table control. Our customizable arpeggiator offers a velocity table and control over arp direction, timing, swing, randomization and duration. We've included a key and scale lock system to constrain your notes to common scales and keys for easy melodic composition and live performance.
The interface is rounded-out by our modular FX rack panel, with 18 different DSP effect modules that you can assign in any of 10 available slots, in any order that you wish. You'll find classic phaser, flanger, delay, distortion, amp and cab simulators, compressors, EQ, rotator and so much more. The Reverb effect includes our favorite convolution reverb impulse responses, including 99 different rooms, halls, chambers and outdoor environments, plus another 40 custom FX impulses to radically transform the sound and open up whole new worlds of musical possibility. We've added a great bank of FX rack chain factory presets to get you started!
- One master NKI instrument bank in open Kontakt format
- Multi-sampled character piano with 9 velocity layers, 6 round robins, note releases & pedal sounds
- 30 Ambience patches created from the source content
- 24 bit / 48 kHz uncompressed PCM wav samples
- 20 Custom Sound-Designed FX and Ambient presets
- 1,497 Stereo WAV files
- 6.11 GB installed
- Flexible and intuitive multi-layer user interface controls, with LFO, filter, glide, and arpeggiator
- Full FX rack with convolution reverb with custom rooms, halls, chambers & FX environments
- Built for the full retail version of Kontakt 5.8 or later
Pricing and Availability:
On sale until August 31st for only $29 (MSRP $39)
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