Toontrack EZkeys Upright Piano

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  • Revolutionary Software Plug-in and Stand-Alone Instrument
  • Extensive MIDI Library, Ground-Breaking Chord Wheel
  • Covers Rock, Pop, Country, Gospel, Blues and Funk Genres
  • Sounds Modelled on a Östlind & Almquist Piano

Toontrack EZkeys Upright Piano

The EZkeys Upright Piano virtual instrument by Toonrack is a revolutionary plug-in and stand alone instrument that acts as a world class piano player, song-writing partner, arranger and sampled instrument all in one. The ground-breaking functionality allows unlimited creative options whether you are a beginner or a seasoned studio pro.

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EZkeys Upright Piano comes with a superbly sampled Östlind & Almquist piano. This piano and its Swedish makers have been winning awards and creating classic rich and warm tones since the late 1800's. The Upright Piano library combines playability with world class sounds making them ideal for stage and studio.

The sounds were mixed to sit perfectly in a production environment without any additional tweaking. Your sound options seem almost endless with a selection of ready-made and user controllable presets available.

With a host of revolutionary and creative songwriting features, EZkeys gives you the ability to transpose full MIDI tracks on the fly, and use the ground breaking EZkeys Chord Wheel to customize chord voicing and harmonic colour with just one mouse click.

Features & Specifications

  • 32- and 64-bit VST, AU and RTAS instrument as well as 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
  • "Humanise" 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 tweaked

Upright Piano Presets

  • Standard:
    • The default and all-round sound brings out the best in the natural upright tone. This preset will work perfectly in any type of song or mix!
  • Raw Tweaks:
    • A true bypass preset that represents what the piano sounded like from the raw recording.
  • Britpop 1:
    • A contemporary pop sound involving EQ, reverb and compression.
  • Britpop 2:
    • A slightly more reverberant take on a cutting edge modern British pop sound!
  • Chorus Grand:
    • Reverb and chorus on top of the classic CP-80 produces a dense sound with subtle overtones. Tailored for ballads or mid tempo rock with an edge.
  • Living Room:
    • Bringing you back in time a good 150 years or so, this Wild West preset features a room reverb, stereo and tone control and of course a detuning function.
  • 70s Ballad:
    • In this preset, tape simulation, room reverb and a slight phase cancellation gives your upright piano a nice retro vibe.
  • 70s Epic:
    • A chorused piano that will suit your long rock anthems!
  • 80s Chorus:
    • A huge sounding preset tweaked for big mixes! Features reverb, tone and compression control. And of course ? the mandatory chorus.
  • 70s Ballad:
    • In this preset, tape simulation, room reverb and a slight phase cancellation gives your upright piano a nice retro vibe.
  • 90s Dance:
    • Heavy chorus, EQ and delay make this preset the perfect starting point for any kind of dance song.
  • Balladesque:
    • Passing through both a tape delay and plate reverb, this ambient sounding preset is best used for softer tunes.
  • Southern Comfort
    • A round, warm and intimate tone for any country, blues or southern-spiced song!
  • Swedish House Piano:
    • Ambient and clear sounding preset, blended with chorus, exciter as well as delay and reverb.
  • Plate in the mix:
    • A classic piano sound, featuring high and low frequency control blended with a beautiful plate reverb.
  • Filter Sweep:
    • LFO-based preset that gives you control over waveform, frequency, resonance and speed.