Sonora Cinematic has announced the release of a new Kontakt Player-powered virtual instrument that offers a distinctive take on the upright piano.

A beautiful, intimate upright piano recorded natural and with 4 layers of felt, Verticale also features a unique cassette signal with a pitch-shifted and warped sound to is ideal to add a lo-fi patina to your music.

Developed for the free Kontakt Player 7, Verticale was recorded with four layers of felt – to our knowledge this is the only quadruple felt piano available today! The natural patch is pure and warm, the felt is rich and mellow, and, combined with the onboard features and effects, Verticale will take your music to new heights of cinematic emotion and lo-fi nostalgia.

Verticale is available from Sonora Cinematic and at distributors Pulse Sound and Triple Spiral Audio, for the introductory price of £39 GBP until April 30th, 2023. The regular price is £49 GBP (ex VAT).