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A carefully sampled Solina is the leading lady in this sonic panorama of close to 70 never-before-heard hybrids of sounds.
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A SONIC PANORAMA.

A carefully sampled Solina is the leading lady in this sonic panorama of close to 70 never-before-heard hybrids of sounds.

The String Machine sound library is based around a meticulously sampled mid-seventies Solina String Ensemble synthesizer, but also comes with a collection of sounds sampled from several other machines of the same era. Combined with the rich selection of presets and instrument blends, EZkeys String Machine paints a sonic landscape of never-before-heard hybrids of sounds sure to become a staple in your arsenal of creative tools.

EZkeys String Machine contains the same software, functionality and extensive MIDI library as all available EZkeys instruments.

EZKEYS FEATURE SPOTLIGHT

  • Each EZkeys contains the same software including all functionality as well as the extensive standard MIDI library
  • Each EZkeys comes with an individual sound library
  • Customers that already own one EZkeys can go straight for a generously priced EZkeys Sound Expansion

SONGWRITING MADE EASY

SMART SONGWRITING FEATURES.

EZkeys includes a host of revolutionary and creative songwriting features, ensuring that YOU write the songs, not the program. Transpose full MIDI tracks on the fly, add playing styles from other MIDI or use the groundbreaking EZkeys Chord Wheel to customize chord voicing and harmonic color – and much, much more.

BUILD CUSTOM PIANO PIECES.

EZkeys comes with an extensive MIDI library performed by a professional session pianist. Played with increasing complexity in full song sections and covering all major genres, this library is not only a creative boost, it’s an untapped source of inspiration for your yet unwritten songs. Drag, drop and lay down the foundation to a track in no time – right inside EZkeys.

THE PERFECT MATCH.

Need some inspiration and instant ideas?
Check out the Dream Pop EZkeys MIDI – the perfect complement to your EZkeys String Machine!

EZKEYS STRING MACHINE
– WALKTHROUGH.

Learn all about the sounds, facts and features of the EZkeys String Machine.

A SONG IN THE MAKING.

In this quick video, we use two instances of EZkeys together with the Dream Pop EZkeys MIDI and the Dream Pop EZX for EZdrummer 2 to get a quick song idea going.

EXPAND – GET MORE FOR LESS.

Already got another EZkeys?
Congratulations, from now on you can purchase any other title at a discount. Log in, find your new EZkeys and select the “Sound Expansion” option before you proceed to checkout.

EFFECT CHAIN PRESETS – OVERVIEW

The included signal chain presets are based on high quality effects from Overloud. You can adjust each preset by using a set of controls that will affect the individual parameters.

 
Solina Viola, Viola Violin, Viola Violin Horn, Violin, Horn, Viola Horn, Violin Horn
These seven presets feature all the different patch combinations of the original Solina. Choose to control crescendo effect, sustain time, instrument volumes as well as the classic tri-chorus ensemble effect.Solina Mixer
A clean mix of all the Solina instruments: contra bass, cello, viola, violin, trumpet, horn. You can choose to control individual volumes individually.Solina Phase Mixer
The viola and the trumpet are mixed with controls for phaser amount, phaser resolution, phaser speed, stereo width, sustain time, crescendo.

 

Solina Octave Split
A modified cello and contra bass with extra fast attack and a split keyboard function that separates the bass instruments from the others. Choose to control the contra bass and cello volumes, bass phaser, string crescendos, sustain time and vintage tri-chorus effect.

Strings I-76
A bright Roland-like string machine sound with the option to control bass volume, crescendo, sustain, phaser, vintage chorus and modern chorus.

Strings II-76
A mid-range Roland-like string machine sound with the option to control bass volume, crescendo, sustain, phaser, vintage chorus and modern chorus.

Strings III-76
A deep Roland-like string machine sound with the option to control bass volume, crescendo, sustain, phaser, vintage chorus and modern chorus.

Strings IV-76
A mix of the three previous instruments as well as bass. Choose to control crescendo, sustain, and the all instruments volumes individually.

Russian Violin
A Russian violin string machine sound with the option to control bass sustain, percussive bass volume, crescendo, chorus, brightness boost and vibrato effect.

Russian Viola
A Russian viola string machine sound with the option to control bass sustain, percussive bass volume, crescendo, chorus, brightness boost and vibrato effect.

Russian Mixer
A mix of the Russian string machine sounds. Choose to control bass volume, viola volume, string sustains, phaser speed and brightness boost.

Vintage Vintage
An old Hohner-like string machine sound with the option to control bass volume, percussive bass volume, crescendo, phaser amount, phaser speed and vintage chorus.

‘80s Strings
An ’80s synthesizer string sound with the option to control strings I and II volume, sustain I and II, phaser as well as brightness boost.

Alien Led
A multitimbral string sound with lead synth qualities. Choose to control phase speed & amount, delay time & amount, crescendo and sustain.

Beyond Beyond
A multitimbral string sound. Choose to shape melodies or pads, using phaser speed and amount, inverse reverb, chorus and sustain.

Bright Pulse
A bright string sound with the option to control bass, string I and II volumes, crescendo and sustain.

Buzzy Freak Out
A buzzy multitimbral sound with the option to control a low filter oscillator sweep, bass, percussive bass, string I and II volumes as well as ambience.

Choral String Dream
A string sound with the option to shape dream-like pads using filter modulation, dry signal mix, crescendo, decay and sustain.

Clockwork Orange
A string sound inspired by the movie soundtrack. Choose to control bass volume, vintage and modern chorus, vibrato, crescendo and sustain.

Cosmos Flute
A multitimbral impression of an flute with the option to control inverse reverb, phaser speed and amount, crescendo, chorus and well as sustain.

Eight LP Cuts
A string sound with possibility to control low pass filter on left and right channel as well as sustain I and II.

Emi Equinoxe
A string sound inspired by the Eminent 310 organ. Choose to control delay repeats and time, crescendo, chorus, reverb and sustain.

Emi Oxy 5
A string sound inspired by the Eminent 310 organ with possibility to control delay amount, reverb, crescendo and string volume mix.

Europe Expo
A string sound inspired by the Trans-Europe Express. Choose to control bass, strings I and II volume, vibrato, vintage chorus and sustain.

Fat Strings
A multitimbral string orchestra. Choose to control strings I and II volume, crescendo, brightness and sustain.

Juno Godess
A multitimbral string sound. Choose to control string I and II volume, sustain I and II volume, chorus and crescendo.

Linked Tri-Force
A modulated string sound inspired by old computer games. Choose to control filter modulation and speed, tri-chorus, reverb, delay and sustain.

Mr Crowley
A string sound inspired by the dark side. Choose to control string I and II volume, vintage chorus and modern chorus.

Nosferatus Android
A modulated bass sound inspired by old sci-fi combined with haunting vampiric strings. Choose to control bass resonance, bass modulation, bass sustain, rotary, vibrato and delay.

Spark of Life
A modulated string sound with the option to control delay regen & time as well as four separate string sustains.

Stereo Orchestra I
A string sound with wide stereo panning. Choose to control bass, strings I and II volume, crescendo and sustain.

Stereo Orchestra II
A string sound with wide stereo panning. Choose to control four individual crescendos, bass volume and sustain.

Stereo Orchestra III
A string sound with wide stereo panning and possibility to control bass volume, crescendo I & II and sustain.

String Dimension
A string sound with wide stereo panning. Choose to control chorus depth & amount, sustain and three separate crescendos.

String Waves
A modulated pad string sound. Choose to control filters, decay, dry signal and sustain.

Summer Breeze
A soft string sound with the option to control the sustain left or right channel.

Veridis Q
A heavily modulated bass sound with soft strings and theoption to control filter modulation, bass I and II phasers, crescendo and sustain.

Wide and Clean
A string sound with wide stereo panning and the option to control stereo width I and II, brightness, crescendo, keyboard scale tilt and sustain.

Amoeba
A heavily modulated sound with the option to control filter delay & modulation, bass volume, crescendo I & II and sustain.

Andromelina
An arpeggiated sound with the option to control filter modulation, speed, resonance, frequency and sustain I & II.

Andromeroland
An arpeggiated sound with the option to control filter modulation, speed, resonance, frequency and sustain I & II.

Aquarius Strings
A soft string pad sound with the option to control three separate sustains, chorus, delay regen and time.

Bassquake
A modulated bass sound with thin strings and possibility to control bass volume, delay, vibrato, bass resonance, frequency & speed.

Black Hole
A heavily modulated sound for ambient activities with possibility to control filter modulation, crescendo, distortion and sustain.

Dark Mood
A heavily modulated sound for ambient activities with the option to control filter modulation, filter left and right channel, distortion and sustain.

Distorted Time
A heavily modulated sound for ambient activities with the option to control the dry signal, delay, crescendo, distortion and sustain.

Dreamphaser
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes with the option to control filter modulation, phaser and sustain.

Epic Space Wedding
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes with the option to control filter modulation, phaser and sustain.

Gaudy Bubbles
A heavily modulated string sound with the option to control delay time & amount and four separate sustains.

Gollum Arp
A heavily modulated and arpeggiated bass sound with the option to control delay regen, sustain, modulation speed, frequency, resonance and amount.

Jupiter Transcending
A multitimbral string pad sound with the option to control reverb time & amount, vintage tape wows, crescendo and sustain.

Lo-Fi Void
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient activities with the option to control filter modulation, pitch envelope, crescendo, lo-fi distortion and sustain.

Logan the Astronaut
A modulated pad sound with the option to control filter modulation, rotary, crescendo, trumpet volume, horn volume and horn phaser.

Modulate the Delay
A heavily modulated string sound with the option to control vibe depth and speed, crescendo and sustain.

Oxygen Pad
A string sound inspired by the Eminent 310 organ. Choose to control crescendo and sustain.

Pan-Vibro Crush
A heavily modulated string sound with the option to control bitcrusher, vibe depth, crescendo and sustain.

Sneaking Up
A modulated string pad sound with the option to control crescendo, sustain and filter resonance & frequency.

Space DJ
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes. Choose to control phaser speed and amount, vibrato, reverb, crescendo and sustain.

Space Loner
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes. Choose to control filter frequency and resonance, bit crusher, pitch envelope and sustain.

Stranger Strings
An arpeggiated sound inspired by a famous TV show. Choose to control filter resonance, speed, frequency and modulation, chorus and sustain.

Toms Hyperdrive
An arpeggiated sound with possibility to control filter resonance, speed, frequency and modulation, sustain I and II.

Wide Crushed Time
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes. Choose to control filter modulation, dry signal, clean time, crushed time, chorus and sustain.

Xtreme Space
A heavily modulated pad sound for ambient soundscapes. Choose to control filter modulation, octaves, crescendo, reverb and sustain.

EZKEYS – SOUND LIBRARY OVERVIEW
  • A carefully sampled mid-seventies Solina String Ensemble synthesizer
  • A collection of sounds sampled from several other machines of the same era
  • A comprehensive collection of mix-ready presets, offering creative instrument blends of never-before-heard hybrids of sounds
  • Uncompromising dynamic response for great playability

THE VIEWS OF EZKEYS

The user interface of EZkeys provides an unprecedented workflow for quick and easy songwriting. Go from sketching out your initial melodic idea to writing complete and customized piano pieces without leaving the program. In EZkeys YOU are in total creative control.

EZKEYS – FEATURE OVERVIEW
  • 32- and 64-bit AAX, VST, AU and RTAS instrument as well as a low latency stand-alone application
  • Drag and drop the included MIDI straight to the built-in song track
  • Drag and drop support for your own or third party MIDI straight into EZkeys
  • Drag and drop MIDI from the song track or directly from the song browser to your DAW or to your desktop
  • EZkeys will analyze and chord-separate any MIDI on the fly
  • Record or overdub MIDI directly in EZkeys
  • Use your own, the included or any third party MIDI/chord progressions and transform with playing styles found in other MIDI files
  • Quickly add basic chords to the timeline or drag and drop any chord from the Chord Wheel
  • Real-time chord display that enables you to instantly see what chords you are playing
  • Chord selector, based upon the circle of fifths, allowing you to change chords instantly
  • Presets for the most commonly used chord types
  • Customize the coloration of any chord by opening up the detailed view
  • Alter the voicing of a chord on the fly by clicking the – or + buttons in the Chord Wheel
  • “Humanize” any pre-quantized MIDI upon import in EZkeys
  • Transpose individual song blocks or full songs
  • Export songs or files as wave files straight from the EZkeys interface
  • Comes with an easy to understand music theory document including MIDI examples
  • Possibility to tune the piano by octave, semitone or cents
  • Dynamics controls that let you adjust the velocity response to match your keyboard or playing style
  • Three pedals: sustain, sostenuto and damping
  • MIDI-learn and automation
  • Ready-made presets utilizing high-quality effects from Overloud. The presets range from raw and unprocessed to heavily distorted and tweaked
EZKEYS – MIDI OVERVIEW
  • Extensive MIDI library played by a professional session pianist
  • All major styles covered (Pop/Rock, Soul/RnB, Country, Gospel, Jazz, Blues, Boogie, Funk)
  • All songs performed in full 8 bar or longer blocks
  • All songs performed with increasing intensity as intro, verse, pre-chorus, chorus and bridge variations
  • Single, rhythmical and broken chords in different variations as well as FX and endings
  • Straight/swing variations in 4/4 and 6/8
  • Intuitive browser that lets you add you own favorites and arrange them in folders

 

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UPC 825810003481
Platform Hybrid (Mac and PC)
Manufacturer TOONTRACK

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