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).