Retro Keys UI

Retro Keys I

3 keyboards from the 70s

Retro Keys I is a collection of 3 libraries based on famous keyboards from the 70s: The Orchestrator, The Compac and Organ X55. With faithful recreations of the sound, behaviour and workflow of the original units, this library offers true gems from the past for your present productions.

Retro Keys I

$59.00

Overview

Retro Keys I Compac UI
Compac Piano

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

Retro Keys I Orchestrator UI
The Orchestrator

Also known as Multi-Man, the Orchestrator was also made by Crumar in 1975. It’s an “string machine” with a brass simulator. Bass, brass, piano, clavichord, violin, cello; with vibrato, envelope and presets.

Retro Keys I Organ X55 UI
Organ X55

The Organ X-55 is a clonewheel made by Elka. Features 2 keyboards with 1 drawbar each, 3 piano sounds, percussion, vibrato, brilliance, rotator, tube drive and a set of presets.

Retro Keys Effects

Effects

The library features our advanced effect script that lets you insert any effect chain you want, including:

  • High Quality EQ.
  • Various types of compressors.
  • Modulation: chorus, flanger, phaser.
  • Distortion / Saturation / Tape
  • Algorithmic and convolutional reverb with more than 40 custom impulse responses.
  • Amp simulators.

This script boosts exponentially the sonic capabilities of the library, easy to use in a simple and elegant design.

Settings

From the settings page you can control basically any parameter you might ever need. Divided in four sections you can find:

  • Round robin: the original instrument always plays the same sound no matter how many times you play a key. That’s why we didn’t sample any round robin repetitions. But you can still get a round robin effect using the neighbour-borrowing technique.
  • Dynamic range: set how much difference in volume there is between the loudest and the softest velocities.
  • Velocity curve: control how the library reacts to incoming midi notes.
  • Noise: all vintage equipment makes noise. We included it so you can have the real feel of the original instrument.
Retro Keys Settings
  • Multiman Crumar Orchestrator
  • Multiman Crumar Orchestrator
  • Crumar Compac Piano
  • Crumar Compac Piano
  • Elka X55, presets.
  • Elka X55, buttons.
  • Elka X55, drawbars view.
  • Elka X55, drawbars view.

Audio demos

Specs

Content
Size: 430 MB
Samples: 706
Instruments: 3
Velocity layers: 1
Round robin: 3
Works with: Kontakt 5.7.3 – Full version required. Kontakt Player will run in demo mode.

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