stunning sounds of a famous 1973 workstation. Experience the sounds of a synth diamond and add the best sounds of the most charming and innovative analog synths ever designed to your collection. The
soloist was designed to quickly emulate different kinds of instrument as a, cellos, brass, piano, violins and fuzz guitar. ARP Pro-Soloist was used in the works of Prince, McCartney, Genesis, Parliament, Philip Glass, Jon Lord, Bee Gees, Quincy Jones, Coldcut, Gary Numan, Herbie Hancock and Vangelis.
The ARP Pro Soloist don’t have CV or MIDI, so we meticulously played through and recorded all the presets. And picked out the best ones for this release.
To us, these kinds of synth needs to go through some snacksy goodies to blossom, The instrument was plugged in and paralel routed to two tape echo machines (set in stereo), two serial connected stereo reverb-tanks, 2 Binson echorecs, and Pedalboard routed to amps. Mixed down and available as separate mixer-tracks within the Kontakt interface.
With the oportunities that lies within the Wrongtools GUI engine, this library goes well beyond what the original keyboards were capable of with sound sculpting options and other flexible and inspiring performance features.
We used ARPs transpose switch, down and up, to capture the full sound range, extending the 37 keys to full larger key ranges.
ARP soloist Features :
• A library of multisampled programs, each programmed with adjoining Round-robin script.
• High Quality 24 bit samples, recorded with Lavry blue AD converters
- A large collection of in-built IRs
- 1851 individual samples
- 19 instruments, each with 5 multisampled mixertracks, and endless tweaking possibilities
Experience the sounds of a synth diamond and add the best sounds of the most charming and innovative analog synths ever designed to your collection.
Soloist is a Kontakt Instrument based on the 1970’s ARP Pro Soloist synthesizer.