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, Jamal Hartwell
, Line 6
, samples and sound libraries
Posted in news
on Dec 14, 2011
Samplerbanks has released Neo Soul Keys, an electric piano sample library, now in the long-awaited Reason format as well.
Samplerbanks proudly present Neo Soul Keys – the electric piano recorded in the North Avenue Studio (Orange City, Florida) has a very specific “phat” and warm personality. Coupled with the personality of the mastermind and top gospel musician Jamal Hartwell (Gospelmusicians) behind the concept of Neo Soul Keys proved to be a winning combination!
Realism was absolute number one goal and with vintage modeled effects, complex impulse response algorithms, and tweak-able knobs for ultimate control Neo Soul keys offers the best EP experience ever produced in a plug-in.
Additional goal was to make sure that if musicians were not able to take an electric piano to the studio or to gig this plugin would be the very next thing – just load the iOS Garageband version into you iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch and take it whereever you go!
Neo Soul Keys features
- 2.6 – 1.1 GB sample data depending on format.
- 12 velocity layers for Sustain and Release samples.
- Additional multilayered sample sets for Key Down, Key Up, Staccato noises.
- Tine / Bark samples sets for more hollow / bite to get the Neo Soul feelin’.
- Vintage modeled vibrato.
- Reason 6 version – use of new effects like Pulveriser, The Echo, Line 6 Guitar Amp.
Neo Soul Keys is available to purchase as a ReFill for Propellerheads Reason 6 for £79.99 GBP, NI Kontakt Player 4/5 for £99.99 GBP, Apple Garagaband iOS 5 version for iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch for £ 79.99 GBP, and Yamaha MOTIF ES / XS / XF for £24.95 GBP.
More information: Samplerbanks / Neo Soul Keys
Samplerbanks has released Fundamentals Of Neo-Soul, a video tutorial by Gospelmusicians.
Samplerbanks is proudly present their latest label “Gospelmusician” run by keyboard wizard Jamal Hartwell. The Fundamentals of Neo-Soul Keyboard is one of the hottest and most coveted video tutorial program ever made, emphasizing the playing techniques and the joy of playing together – performed by Jamal and his session player friends.
Jamal grows from the Gospel / Neo-Soul background, however all these concepts can still be easily applied to every urban genre of music from gospel to R&B. If you are looking to finally make some smooth grooves with your tracks and become an urban producer, then this video course will give you all the tools to produce your first album. If you are getting a little bored with the same chords you’ve been playing all the time, now it’s time totally transform your style by adding a touch of neo-soul to your keyboard playing!
Fundamentals Of Neo-Soul features
- Neo-Soul Instructinal Video Tutorial – 4.9 hours, including Beat Making Lessons from Boonie Mayfield (YouTube super producer), lit keys video of theory.
- Sheet Music in PDF format.
- MIDI files.
- Extra bonus Neo-Soul movements.
- Extra WAV samples to load into your computer DAW / software sampler.
Fundamentals Of Neo-Soul is available to purchase for $50 USD / £31.95 GBP / €35.75 EUR.
More information: Samplerbanks / Fundamentals Of Neo-Soul