Steinberg Neo Soul Keys
Steinberg released Neo Soul Keys, the latest addition to their range of Virtual Studio Technology (VST) instruments.
Neo Soul Keys is based on the HALion engine and sampled with 12 velocity layers for sustain, release and staccato notes. It features six different amp types and a set of studio effects, such as vibrato, tube distortion, flanger, phaser, chorus, delay, reverb and wah. Also included are bell, pedal and key noises to reproduce the aspects of piano sound plus about 40 presets.
- Sampling of original Mark I suitcase piano with multiple velocity layers of sustain, release and staccato notes
- VST Amp simulation with 6 different classic amp types
- Effect section including tube distortion, chorus, flanger, phaser, delay, reverb and virtual wah pedal
- Vintage modeled vibrato with intensity and speed control
- Sounds with level controls for bell, pedal and key noises
- Bass, mid and treble boost
- Adjustable velocity curves for individual playing behavior
- Dedicated “bark” samples for grit sounds
- Virtual microphone simulation with axis and off-axis positioning, and condensed and tube microphone types
- MIDI Learn and automation functions for all parameters
- VST 3, VST 2 and AU host compatibility as standalone plug-in
- Full accessibility in HALion Sonic (1.6.2 or higher), HALion Sonic SE and HALion (4.5.3 or higher)
- Cross-platform 32/64-bit for Windows and Mac OS X
Availability & Pricing:
Neo Soul Keys is available as download through the Steinberg Online Shop. The retail price is 79.99 euros including German VAT.