June 12, 2013

Toontrack EZkeys – the story so far…

Last year, Toontrack released their first non-drum software instrument, EZkeys – Grand Piano. Many of you will know Toontrack first and foremost for their virtual drumming plug-ins – ¬†EZdrummer and Superior Drummer, so their foray into tonal keyed instruments has certainly caused a stir…

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November 29, 2012

Synthogy Ivory II American Concert D reviewed by pro-pianist Tony Cliff

We asked accomplished classical and jazz pianist Tony Cliff to review Synthogy‘s latest Ivory II offering American Concert D and here’s what he sent us… “Synthogy have already set the highest standards with their acclaimed Ivory II range of pianos and I was bowled over by their sheer quality when I tested them out recently. Bearing in mind they have released the original Ivory II (German Steinway Concert D, Yamaha…

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September 18, 2012

Toontrack update EZkeys player and release EZkeys Upright Piano sound library

Back in March, Toontrack released EZkeys Grand Piano, a software instrument which combines a high quality sampled Steinway D piano with a midi browser and editor together to become a unique and powerful songwriting tool. Following release, EZkeys Grand Piano quickly became a big hit, with Music Tech Magazine UK stating that “This is an amazing tool for both songwriters and composers that will not only speed up the writing…

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August 29, 2012

Get the American Concert D sound with Synthogy

Multi-award winning virtual instrument developers Synthogy have been releasing products powered by their Ivory piano software engine for many years now. 2010 saw the unveiling of version 2 of Ivory which featured many improvements, including Sympathetic String Resonance, Half Pedaling, Lid Position, Pedal Noise, and Tuning Tables. Their flagship instrument, Ivory II Grand Pianos contains 3 sampled pianos, a German Steinway D, Bosendorfer 290 and a Yamaha C7. It is…

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