Waves Reimagine Classic, Soulful Electric Piano With Electric 88

In an already saturated market (for electric piano instruments) Waves have launched Electric 88 which sounds soulful with bags of character. Check it out below.  

Here’s what the good folks at Waves tell us about their new Electric 88 piano instrument:

We wanted to create a different type of instrument, so we sampled a “road-worn” piano with beautiful imperfections and non-linearities, and integrated mixing options that let you blend the internal mechanics, tines and key-up sound to create original tones. 

Introduction video for the Electric 88:

The result is an instrument full of soul and character that allows you to put your own stamp on a timeless sound.

Electric 88 Feature Overview

  • Unique instrument sampled from a “road-worn” vintage electric piano
  • Non-linear sampling for an individual sound and human feel
  • Mix section, compressor, amp and effects for creating classic and adventurous sounds
  • Includes tremolo, autopan, phaser, chorus and reverb
  • Can be used as a plugin or as a standalone instrument

This 13 minute video goes into much greater detail:

Electric 88 retails for $69, (but is currently on sale for just $39).

Web: http://www.waves.com/plugins/electric-88-piano

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