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Announcing the EP1980, yet another free sampled electric piano for Ableton! This time, it's a sampled Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand. This is the last of our little series of sampled electric pianos, begun with the J2Rhodes and carrying through with the Home PlaneT and Wurl'd Peace. Built from 1976-1985, the Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano (and its little brother the CP70) was used onstage and in recordings by U2, ABBA, Roxy Music, Peter Gabriel and even modern artists like Keane and Coldplay. Read the rest...
This little singing bowl got the Critical Vibrations treatment, and is now a playable Sampler instrument. Two instruments, in fact! We recorded it being played with a violin bow drawn across the edge, to create an ethereal pad sound. Then, for a more typical effect, a struck version for some bell-like tones. Stick this on a track where you need a mystical ethnic feeling. Make sure to twiddle the macro knobs around for some interesting effects. Read the rest...