The Elka Panther 300, also known as the Capri, is a classic Italian combo organ of the 60s. Together with the LEM Echo Music tape delay and the Elka Panther 100 modeling this Elka Panther VST/AU plugin is very unique vintage music technology combination.
Previously in public beta, the Elka Panther plugin is based on physical modeling (no samples inside) of vintage Elka Panther 300 organ.
The instrument produces bold, rich organ sounds and has a wide range of tonal variations (13). The Panthers 16′, 8′, 4′ Stops and Mixture voice levels are adjustable. Each note spans over three octaves, there is bass extension into grey keys and separate volume control for bass octave(s). Tone Decay adds percussive effect to Mixture voices. The Panther has powerful vibrato with speed and intensity control.
The modeling of the rare LEM Echo Music tape delay enlarge original organ sound with reverberation and echo. Even the wow and flutter characteristics are audible in this authentic tape delay modeling.
This plugin includes a separate Elka Panther 100 modeling. It expands the sounds of the plugin more expressiveness and emotional impact.
Certain amount of noise belongs to the sound of vintage instruments. To achieve this original sound and authentic vibe, that noise has been modeled and the level of that noise can be adjusted. Several other expanded or additional features are included in this plugin. More info in the User Manual.
”Elka sounds great!!” says Steve P. one of the beta testers. ”Modeling of the LEM echo enlarge original organ sound and its 2-channel mixer feature with volume, pan and tone controls gives more flexibility to use this organ plug-in” says Martin Broerse of Martinic.
The Elka Panther plugin is available now for the intro price of 99 EUR (regular 149 EUR). A free demo version is available for download.
More information: Elka Panther