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DDR Toy Piano: Found at Berlin's Mauerpark fleamarket, it has a wonderfully clanky, bell like tone with very loud, distinctive key-off sounds as the keys disengage. It was recorded with a spaced stereo pair of vintage Neumann mics.
Grand Toy Piano: The Kawai 1106 Mini Grand Piano has 25 keys that play metal pipes, which are very accurately tuned. The lid opens just like a real grand piano, although there are no foot pedals. We recorded it simultaneously with spaced Earthworks omnis and the Trance Audio Stereo Inducer contact mic system. The contact mics give a lot of thud and key noise to the signal, allowing you to adjust the amount of physicality in the result.
Haunting and clanky, The DDR Toy Piano features plenty of controls for shaping and adding atmospherics.
This is a Kontakt Player instrument. This means that you do not need to own the full version of NI Kontakt to use it. It will run as a plug-in instrument in any VST/AU/RTAS/AAX/WASAPI,compatible host program or DAW eg: Cubase, Logic, Ableton Live, DP, Reaper, Pro-Tools. No extra purchase necessary.
Windows 7 or higher (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD AthlonTM 64 X2, 4 GB RAM (6 GB RAM recommended)
Mac: OS X 10.9 or higher, Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM
Requires KONTAKT 5 or KONTAKT 5 PLAYER version 5.6.8 or later