California Keys for Kontakt Player
Fully NKS compatible.
Listen to the California Grand here!
Optimized for the Kontakt Player of Kontakt 5 full version.
We recorded the finest instruments on the planet for this suite of keyboards forprofessional keyboardists and composers.
The Fazioli 10ft grand was recorded ina Studio Bau:ton designed studio, CounterPoint Studios in SLC, Utah.
We recorded this magnificent instrumentin surround with 11 channels of mics.
The piano is presented in stereo andsurround.
You'll find these instruments extremely playable and inspiring.
There has never been a sampled piano that you can play this softly. We programmed and designed these instruments for maximum expressivity and playability to fit every style of playing.
You’ll find the dashboard accessedmicrophone control allows you to customize the piano for virtually any musicalapplication and sound type.
We placed mics over the hammers, underthe piano, 2 matched pairs of Earthworks room mics at both ends of the room aswell as a classical ORTF, 2 side micconfiguration to the right of theplayer.
The set of vintage keyboards weremeticulously recorded at a private studio in Topanga Canyon, in the SantaMonica Mountains of Southern California. This stunning collection of lovinglyrestored vintage keyboards includes Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Vox, Farfisa and Hammondorgans.
These keyboards were played by ArlanOscar Schierbaum. The instruments are part of a collection curated by Arlan andcarefully restored by master keyboard technician Ken Rich of Los Angeles.California.
We recorded at the highest resolutionto capture the character and uniqueness of each instrument, 192khz/24bit into apro tools HD system. The collection is delivered in 24bit 44k and comprisesabout 8000 samples for approximately 40 Gigabytes. California Keys is sold as adownload only. System requirements are Kontakt 5 full version or the KontaktPlayer which comes bundled with the title.
California Keys will easily load intothe Kontakt Player and Kontakt 5 Full Version. Featuring full NKS KompleteKontrol functionality. This programming allows you to browse and control inreal time parameters such as mic levels, tone, reverb, ADSR and much more.
The Kontakt script and dashboard we’vedeveloped features quick visual access to dial in velocity curve, filter, ADSR,several reverb choices, mic level with panning and tone to brighten or darkenthe instruments..
The instruments can beconfigured in many different ways to suit your playing style and genre.