Rhythmic Robot releases Drawbar 350 Transistor Organ for Kontakt

Rhythmic Robot has released Drawbar 350, a unique analogue drawbar organ instrument created from the overheated transistors of the enormous Stylophone 350S.

Rhythmic Robot Drawbar 350

Drawbar 350 is both a homage to the original Stylophone 350S and a departure from it. You can imitate the original 350 perfectly by simply treating the drawbars as on / off switches – either fully out of fully in – and leaving the envelope controls set to minimum. (And why not? It’s a classic, after all!) Or you can go to town and create washes, pads, soundscapes and textures. Or you can turn the whole thing up to 11 for a really aggressive, Punk 70s sound that all but leaps out of the speakers and strangles you.

The Drawbar 350 is without doubt a snarling, spitting, angry character at heart, full of attitude and malice. But we’ve given you the tools to tame it and bend it to your will. It’s a sound that you simply won’t find anywhere else: original and dangerous. Welcome to the world of the Drawbar 350.

Drawbar 350 features

  • All eight voicings of the Stylophone 350S sampled at 24-bit.
  • Drawbar control replaces the toggle-switches with 12-stage blend-able drawbars.
  • Voices: Woodwind 16″, 8″, 4″, 2″; Brass 16″, 8″; Strings 4″, 2″.
  • Transistor organ sound enhanced by specifically-chosen effects processors.
  • Bite, Anger, Fury and Vibe settings to roughen or tame the sound.

Drawbar 350 for Kontakt (full version 4.2.3 or later required) is available to purchase for £8.95 GBP.

More information: Rhythmic Robot / Drawbar 350

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