Insanity Samples THE STEIN – Antique Concert Grand [KONTAKT]

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  • Publisher: Insanity Samples
  • Product: THE STEIN – Antique Concert Grand
  • Release: ohsie
  • Requirements: Kontakt 5+

Hey there, piano enthusiasts and virtual instrument aficionados! Let’s talk about a sample library that’s about to make your ears perk up and your fingers itch to tickle some ivories – Insanity Samples’ THE STEIN – Antique Concert Grand. This isn’t just any old piano sample, folks. We’re diving into the deep end of the sound pool with this meticulously sampled Steinway Model B.

First off, let’s address the elephant in the room – or should I say, the grand piano in the studio. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill digital piano. We’re talking about a vintage Steinway that’s been captured with an attention to detail that borders on obsessive. From the moment you press that first key, you’ll swear you can smell the wood and feel the history.

Now, let’s geek out about the tech for a second. THE STEIN boasts a whopping 10 microphone signals. Yes, you read that right – TEN. We’re not just talking stereo here; we’re talking about a 3D audio experience that’ll make you feel like you’re sitting right there in the room with this beauty. Six of these mics are strategically placed to create a deep stereo image that’ll have you questioning reality.

But wait, there’s more! (I promise I’m not turning into a late-night infomercial.) They’ve included mechanical noises from the pedals and release triggers that add an extra layer of realism. It’s like they’ve bottled up the soul of this piano and poured it into your DAW.

Here’s where it gets really interesting – they’ve developed a groundbreaking approach to capturing the sympathetic frequencies you hear when using the sustain pedal on a real piano. It’s this kind of attention to detail that separates the good from the great in the world of sampling.

Let’s break down some numbers:

  • 3,311 samples (that’s a lot of data, folks)
  • 4 dynamics with 2 round robins across all velocities (because variety is the spice of life)
  • A special FX reverse texture (for when you want to get weird with it)
  • EQ and post-effects chain (because sometimes you need to tweak perfection)

Whether you’re composing a film score, recording your next indie hit, or just want to pretend you own a concert grand without the hassle of, you know, actually owning one, THE STEIN has got you covered.

So, who’s ready to get their hands on this bad boy? Have any of you already taken THE STEIN for a spin? I’d love to hear your thoughts! And if you haven’t tried it yet, what are you waiting for? Your next masterpiece could be just a download away. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have some virtual ivories to tickle. Happy playing, folks!

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