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Videos

Introducing Electric W

 
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Tracks
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Maybe

Six Instances of Electric W plus beat and fx-sounds.
Composer: Bustafunk

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Tenderness

A solo piece featuring the Live Sample Set of Electric W. Composer: Xaver Fischer

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Changes

Electric W in a Pop-Dubstep production.
Composer: Martin Seyer

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Here it's at

All tracks - except drums - created with Electric W. Composer: Florian Pfeifle

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Daybreak

A slow and drifting track with Electric W. Composer: Ruben Seevers

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Catch Me

All tracks Electric W - except Drums and vocal sample. Composer: Bustafunk

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Future Inc.

Creating tension with five instances of Electric W. Composer: Arne Straube

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Let Go

Electric W - Studio sample set solo. Composer: Xaver Fischer

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Features
 

Pioneering legend

Pioneering legend

Session Keys Electric W is the sound of some of the most iconic hits over the last few decades. With attention to every detail, the recreation of this classic electric piano offers you all the warmth and dynamic range of the original. The Wurli helped to define the sound characteristics of Fusion, Disco, Funk, and Pop. We searched obsessively for a perfectly suited original to replicate this hit-making electric piano, followed by weeks of further specialist restoration. You'll get tons of inspiration from the various sounds the electric piano produces at different velocity layers – from Vibraphone-like smoothness to ultra-aggressive, distorted sounds.

 

Studio & Live

Studio & Live

With the Electric W we invite you to play and feel not only the original, versatile, and assertive sound of a 200A but also two different sample sets, recorded with and without the original speaker.
"Studio" delivers the direct unaltered line-out sound, while "Live" captures the sound of the speakers through a comprehensive microphone set-up covering the original speakers including cone-cry and break-up for a most realistic feel.

Both sample sets feature additional recordings of acoustic noise- and resonance elements to expand your sonic possibilities even further.

 

Instant sound design

Instant sound design

Electric W offers almost boundless sound design options. The Pentamorph enables an unprecedented instant control over the fundamental sound of the Electric W.
Move the pentagonal controller to morph from the genuine Wurli sound to various different complex sound textures. The Pentamorph provides atmospheric textures as well as extraordinary percussive sounds with minimal effort.
Manipulate the sound with individual controls for sustain resonance, reeds volume, pedal noise, key noises, release, and reverse samples volume.
Experiment with classic electric piano effects such as Tremolo, Chorus, Amp Simulation, Delay and Reverb.

 

With a little help

With a little help

The sophisticated Smart Chord feature is your best friend, whenever you're stuck for ideas and need new chord changes. You can play full chords or Animator riffs either via a pad controller or single keys. Set the key of your song and let Smart Chord create the harmonies for you.

 

Elevated Composition

Elevated Composition

Sound like a top session player riffing in your studio. You'll find more than 440 ready-to-play licks and phrases in different genres and styles as the engine of the Animator. Get inspired to start or even finish your tracks with a professional flourish in no time, following keys and harmonies with complete control over dynamics and complexity. Try it combined with the Smart Chord function.

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Summary

Session Keys Electric W

  • 1974 electronic piano
  • Two separate sound banks: Studio and Live
  • Pentamorph sound control to transform the overall sound with a single knob
  • Animator with over 440 flexible phrases
  • Smart Chord function to create instant piano chords from single keys or pads
  • Effects chain with Tremolo/AutoPan, Chorus, Phaser, Amp Simulator, Compressor, Delay and Convolution Reverb
  • Native Instruments NKS compatible
  • Size: 9 GB / 4.5 GB (lossless sample compression)
  • 24 bit, 44.1 kHz
  • Requires free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 (Version 5.8.1 or higher)
    • Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit) Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 4 GB RAM
    • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10 oder 10.11 (latest update) Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM

Full Version €79 / $79



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