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Sound Dust Release FELT DULCITONE

Sound Dust have released FELT DULCITONE, FELT DULCITONE, a new, magical keyboard instrument, a refreshing alternative to the tired and overused standard. It’s available for £40.00 / $50.00 / €45.00.

Organic and packed with character, FELT DULCITONE has an otherworldly presence and warmth that feels personal, like the loving nuzzle of a furry pet in front of a crackling open fire.

Originally designed and manufactured in Scotland in the 1800’s, and with allegedly only 2000 in existence, a DULCITONE is a portable keyboard that was made for missionaries to hump around remote African village churches to help perk up hymn services.

It has a very basic piano action with spring-loaded felt covered hammers striking small magnet shaped tuning forks. Like a Fender Rhodes electric piano without electricity, with a very lovely woody, clonky glockenspiel/celesta kind of sound.

Features include:

  • 1 Kontakt 6 instrument
  • 24 snapshots – you will soon be making your own
  • 10 layers of velocity per note with 4 round robins per note
  • Binaural samples recorded with Jecklin Disc technique
  • 509MB download (NCW compressed from 1.6GB sample pool)
  • Sample start position control
  • Main volume plus Octave up volume control
  • Note off volume
  • Vinyl crackle volume control
  • Attack and release control
  • Multimode humanized ARP/sequencer
  • Drag and drop midi recorder
  • Keyboard velocity sensitivity adjustment
  • Voice stack mode for up to eight notes at once
  • Insert Effects: transient master, tape, EQ, guitar pedal, low end thump, room IR reverb
  • Replika delay and 3 high quality algorithmic reverbs  
  • All controls will show up in DAW automation

FELT DULCITONE requires a full version of Kontakt 6.7 or later.

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