- Writer: Teletone Audio
- Product: Golden Age Grand
- Necessities: Kontakt 5.8 or larger
Your new go-to piano library.
Golden Age Grand evokes the reminiscence of the solo piano renaissance of the 1950’s and 60’s. Heat, wealthy, and impressionistic, the sound could be contextualized in each modernity and classicism.
Golden Age Grand is a grand piano digital instrument plug-in for Native Devices’ free Kontakt Participant, appropriate with most main DAWs (Ableton Reside, Logic and Storage Band, ProTools, Steinberg Cubase and far more.).
The default sound of the Golden Age Grand is exclusive and characterful in and of itself. The sound of the fantastically aged grand piano by way of classic microphones, classic pre-amps, and a customized classic console deliver the sound of the golden age on to your fingertips.
To Tape. Then Slowed.
The TAPE button hundreds a second set of samples which have been recorded to 2” analog tape. However we didn’t cease there, as well as we slowed the performed again to 27ips giving the piano an natural and pure slowed sound.
To Digital. Then Stretched.
The DIGITAL button engages a 3rd pattern set, the place the samples have been digitally time-streteched and pitch shifted down a minor third. This will provide you with the sound of Postcard Piano however with the sturdy resonance of a grand piano!
Along with the default Golden Age Grand patch, there are 4 classes of presets…
Headphones — Designed with the lofi hip-hop, soul, and r&b artist in thoughts.
Performances — Meticulously designed patches to match the sound of particular performances from classical pianists within the 60’s and 70’s.
Recordings — Impressed by pop information from the 70’s to at present’s prime 40.
Scores — These patches have been created with style impressed by each basic and fashionable movie scores.
3 Mic Positions.
Shut Mics — A stereo pair of Neumann U67’s positioned intimately shut to provide a transparent and upfront sound.
Ribbon Mics — Positioned on the participant’s perspective, the sound of the AEA R88 stereo ribbon mic has a really heat and characterful sound.
Room Mics — A classic pair of Neumann KM86’s have been positioned at a distance within the studio to seize a widescreen sound of the piano.
Within the spirit of a few of our favourite analog gear the place you would possibly press a number of buttons to get an hidden impact, or a small nondescript button so as to add magic; we’ve included the Nostalgia button.
“What’s it do?” it’s possible you’ll ask? Nicely… let’s simply say it takes the piano additional into reverie. Attempt it out! We predict you’ll prefer it.
A storied piano.
The Yamaha grand piano that we sampled for the Golden Age Grand has a historical past as wealthy because the Nashville music scene itself. It spent years on the legendary Grand Ole Opry earlier than formally turning into part of the Johnny Money TV present. It was utilized in reside performances by Ray Charles, Neil Younger, and numerous others.