Posts with tag organs

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Review: UVI Key Suite Acoustic

UVI's latest collection encompasses acoustic pianos, harpsichords and bells - and it's exactly what Matt Vanacoro has been waiting for. Here's what he thought about it...

Understanding The Leslie Effect

The Leslie speaker effect can be heard on countless hit records. But how does it work, and why do we like hearing it so much? Joe Albano explains all.

Review: Acousticsamples B-5 V2

Matt Vanacoro is notorious for his exacting standards when it comes to Hammond sounds and instruments. So he was pleasantly surprised to find that the Acousticsamples B-5 V2 had it all...

Tweaking Your Organ Sounds in 4 Easy Steps

Hammond organ emulations have improved immeasurably over the years. Here are four pro tips to help you make your organ playing sound as authentic as possible.

Master Logic's Vintage B3 Organ With This Guide To Virtual Mic Placement

Logic's Vintage B3 Organ has plenty of tools to help you get exactly the retro organ sound you're looking for. Find out how with this quick tour from Booker Edwards, Jr.

Review: Acousticsamples B-5 Organ

Jay Asher (the reviewer) told us that becoming familiar with Acousticsamples B-5 organ was a case of not knowing that he was unhappy with what he had until he found something better. Read on...

Review: Air Music Tech DB-33

The tone wheel organ simulator, DB-33 from Air Music Tech, aims to provide you with a Hammond instrument in your DAW. Hollin Jones finds out just how good this organ really sounds.

Review: Yamaha Reface YC

Looking for a portable synth with excellent organ sounds, built-in speakers which is fun to play and perform with? Then look no further than Yamaha's reface YC. Find out more in our video review.

UVI Announces Retro Organ Suite

UVI's Retro Organ Suite, succeeds UVI’s Retro Organs, with 6 new and revamped instruments including an all-new rotary speaker emulation and a deep sampling of 10 classic organs dating back to the 40s.

Air Music Tech Release Mini Grand and DB-33

Good news for those wanting excellent software emulations of a Hammond B3 and a grand piano in your DAW. Air Music Tech’s Mini Grand and DB33 have been remastered and are now in VST/AU formats.

Wavesfactory Releases Retro Keys I: 3 keyboards from the 70s

Wavesfactory's new Retro Keys I, is exactly what it suggests: a collection of 3 libraries of famous keyboards from the 70s. Check out the video to see each library in action.

Review: Studiologic Numa Organ 2

If you're lusting after an affordable and portable emulation of your favorite Hammond B3 organ sounds, then StudioLogic's Numa Organ 2 will appeal. Jay Asher discovers whether it's hit or miss.

Arturia Announces Availability of Canny ‘Connie’ Organ Emulation

We saw it being demoed during Musikmesse 2014 in Frankfurt earlier this year. And now it's here and available for all! Even if you don't think you need organs... check this out.

Arturia Lights Musical Fire with Canny ‘Connie’ Software Emulation

The Connie organ (Vox Continental 300) is the organ sound used on hit records by The Door and The Beatles. Now, thanks to Arturia, you can relive the 60s in your DAW with their faithful emulation.

Review: Ferrofish B4000+, Hands-On Hammond Organ Experience

So, you want an authentic sounding Hammond organ instrument and software emulations just aren't doing it? German company Ferrofish may have designed the perfect solution...