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Postby forumuser773232 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:14 am

Hi,
Can anybody recommend some (not too costly, though free bundles would be great too) samples bundles of keyboard sounds, similar to LABS collection. I'm after more keyboardy sounds like vintage hammond organ to 80s synth type sounds etc..
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby The Elf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:19 am

There's no need to restrict yourself to samples when there are so many free VSTis out there.

For organs: http://www.vst4free.com/index.php?plug-ins=Organs

For synths: http://www.vst4free.com/index.php?plug-ins=Analog

Go to a decent search engine, and just type in 'VST free'.

This is a particular favourite synth of mine which is so 80s it wears red braces on its days off: https://sites.google.com/site/mlvst0/
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby Zukan » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:41 am

Ooh, I like that last link. Thanks Elf.
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby Steve A » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:13 pm

I wonder if Hollow Sun's Nostalgia, the work of the late and much missed Steve Howell (a highly regarded synth aficionado formerly of this parish) might be within your budget range. Not free, but also not that expensive and highly recommended. Don't let the fact that it's a legacy product put you off. I've got plenty of hardware synths but have got lots of mileage out of this library over many years. It covers pretty much all the bases.
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby forumuser773232 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:58 pm

Thanks for the links and helpful advice so far, much appreciated. Has anyone got similar links to Mellotron sample?
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby The Elf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:00 pm

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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby forumuser773232 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:53 am

Thanks
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby forumuser773232 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:26 am

Hi,

Can someone help me please. I have downloaded this plugin:

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?pl ... 22&id=1490

But my Cubase only accepts 64 bit plug ins and this plug in is 32 bit.
Where can I get a 64 bit version of this or other plugins similar?

Thank you.
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Re: Keyboard Samples

Postby The Elf » Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:22 am

forumuser773232 wrote:Can someone help me please. I have downloaded this plugin:

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?pl ... 22&id=1490

But my Cubase only accepts 64 bit plug ins and this plug in is 32 bit.
Where can I get a 64 bit version of this or other plugins similar?
Unfortunately it's 32-bit only. That developer used to do a trio of that Hammond Spinet, RMI piano and ARP Pro-Soloist that could turn you (but for his talent!) into Tony Banks circa 1976. They were all left behind by 64-bit.

I decided to wean myself off 32-bit plugs, so I took the painful decision to leave them behind; I can get pretty much everything I need for a 'Lamb-jam' amongst my other VSTis. There are plenty of free Hammonds out there - the rest is down to some careful programming to thin them out and to find a Spinet tone.

You could consider a 32-bit/64-bit bridge (e.g. https://jstuff.wordpress.com/jbridge/, but you won't get it free, it needs a bit of careful setting up on your part, and it can be flakey.
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