Toy Keyboard Bass Station is a free pattern pack containing a set of multi-sampled bass instrument patches in WAV format and a set of instrument mappings for NI Kontakt 5. All the included sounds have been created with the Yamaha PSS-390 toy keyboard and recorded by means of a compact tube preamp.
Yamaha PSS-390 is an uncommon toy keyboard which encompasses a moderately cool FM synthesis engine with some unlocked parameters, making it attainable to utterly modify the manufacturing unit sounds. There are 99 manufacturing unit patches in complete and each patch might be edited utilizing the rudimentary and on the identical time completely superior synthesis engine.
I used to be planning to pattern this one for a very long time and a few days in the past I lastly acquired some inspiration to do it. Since programming such a easy FM synthesizer is tons of enjoyable (and extremely simple), I’ve spent fairly a while making an attempt to get the very best bass sounds out it. I ended up with 16 customized presets and I’ve recorded them by a compact 12AX7 tube preamp, simply to spherical them up a bit and add a bit saturation on high. I’ve additionally recorded the drum sounds, in case you wish to have some toy keyboard DnB enjoyable.
The pack accommodates 17 instrument patches and 135 audio samples in 24-bit WAV format. The instrument patches had been created with NI Kontakt 5, though you possibly can nonetheless use the person WAV recordsdata in case you don’t personal Kontakt. A set of SFZ patches created by bmovie (many thanks!) may be obtain right here (place the patches within the root folder).
Please keep in mind that these will not be meant to be recreations of sophistication FM bass sounds or something like that. This mission is one thing I did only for enjoyable and since I get pleasure from sampling outdated toy keyboards and attempting to make use of them as actual devices in my music.
The included samples positively have a novel character, however they’re additionally fairly noisy and definitely not for everybody. In case you do like this type of stuff, you then must also check out Yamaha SHS-10 Toy Keytar Classes and Yamaha DD-10 Toy Drum Machine Periods. Take pleasure in!
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