Soundiron – The Drinking Piano (KONTAKT)

Free Download Soundiron’s The Drinking Piano Sound Library for Kontakt.

Overview of The Drinking Piano:

The Drinking Piano is a heavy-bottomed monster with a classic pub sound that evokes memories of the roaring ’20s and pre-war ’30s. It has all the brutal wear and tear that you would expect from a hundred-year-old instrument that has not only been played hard, but has been played with everything else.

With a fat, wide and close sound, it puts you right on the bench with yellow cracked ivory underneath. with your fingers. It was recorded directly in front of the strings in a small, slightly reflective room, giving it the feel of a dry studio recording with just a hint of a live atmosphere.

Years of alcohol abuse have not been kind to this once majestic instrument. With worn and wobbly key mechanisms, unreliable dampers, loose pedal mechanics, worn hardened felt, accidental hammer movement and decades of dried dust, each key has the character and fragility of a century-old bartender. The strings were too corroded to be tuned without risk of breakage and further internal damage, so the whole thing is just over a semitone.

Features of The Drinking Piano:

  • Heavy-bottomed monster with a classic pub sound.
  • Fat, wide, and close sound that envelops you in the atmosphere of a bygone era.
  • Recorded directly in front of the strings in a small, reflective room for a unique auditory experience.
  • Yellow cracked ivory underneath your fingers, adding to the vintage feel.
  • Worn and wobbly key mechanisms that reflect the instrument’s rich history.
  • Unreliable dampers and loose pedal mechanics for a touch of unpredictability.
  • Worn hardened felt that contributes to the piano’s unique character.
  • Accidental hammer movement that adds an element of surprise to each note.
  • Decades of dried dust, telling the tale of countless nights spent in the company of music and merriment.
  • Strings too corroded to be tuned without risk, lending the instrument its distinct, slightly off-kilter tune.

Technical Details & System Requirements:

  • Publisher: Soundiron
  • Format: KONTAKT
  • Quality: 24-bit 48 kHz stereo

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