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Abletunes FOUNDATION: KEYS is a 2GB collection of 25 multi-sampled piano/synth racks designed for contemporary music production.

As with all of Abletunes’ projects, FOUNDATION: KEYS is full of expertly crafted, ready-to-use, modern instruments, that sound great out of the box, to help producers focus on creative ideas instead of tweaking knobs and stacking plugins. “By using only Ableton Live instruments and effects we were able to build great-sounding lightweight instrument racks that load instantly, are extremely stable and smooth, and have low CPU usage.” These piano racks are curated to really shine in EDM, pop, house, hip-hop and cinematic music. Check out the video below for a demo.

FOUNDATION: KEYS combines multi-samples from four different acoustic pianos, FM synth and advanced processing, providing you with a wide palette of piano and synth sounds. Most of the racks have three or more velocity layers for great dynamic range and a realistic feel.

All instruments included:

  • Upright Piano I – clean upright piano.
  • Upright Piano II – another clean upright piano.
  • Grand Piano – clean Steinway piano.
  • Old Grand Piano – clean Kawai piano.
  • Upright Piano Modern – bright and sharp piano designed to cut through the busy Pop and EDM mixes.
  • Grand Piano Modern – good ol’ grand piano processed to sound good in modern music.
  • RM Children – beautiful piano designed to capture the sounds of melodic 90’s dance music.
  • Lo Fi – wavy, slightly detuned and filtered piano for your lo fi productions.
  • Gloomy – distant sounding and filtered piano for cinematic production.
  • Moody – inspiring and nostalgic piano that will fit any genre.
  • Clavisynth – classic FM Clavisynth sampled from Yamaha TX81Z.
  • FM Piano – bright FM piano sampled from Yamaha TX81Z.
  • Electric Piano – 80’s flavored mellow and phasing piano sampled from Yamaha TX81Z.
  • Nostalgie – nostalgic piano for lo fi and cinematic productions.
  • Cassette – warm piano with tape cassette emulation processing.
  • Underwater – dark and heavily processed piano for cinematic and Hip Hop productions.
  • Reminiscence – the unique sound design makes this piano sound nostalgic and modern at the same time.
  • 90s House Piano – club-ready piano massively inspired by the sound of 90’s dance music.
  • House Piano II – same as above, but with a bit different tone.
  • In Da House – perfect sample-based synth for classic House and Deep House chords. Features 8 additional macro controls for complete control over the sound.
  • House Drive – another variation of sample-based House synth. Features 8 additional macro controls.
  • House Cat – more aggressive sounding sample-based synth for Progressive House and Techno productions. Features 8 additional macro controls.
  • Hybrid Dance Piano – bright and sharp piano inspired by the classic M1 piano sound.
  • Smoothie Keys – it sounds smooth, but it can sound bright and driving with a turn of a few macro controls.
  • House E Piano – bright blend of acoustic and electric piano for House music productions.

Abletunes FOUNDATION: KEYS is compatible with the latest version of Ableton Live (Suite or Standard) and requires no 3rd party plugins. The instruments come with handy Macro Controls for effects and rack specific parameters. You can download the lot, entirely free of charge. Simply head here, enter your name and email address, and tick the Marketing permission box. You can unsubscribe from marketing emails at any point. Return to Abletunes soon for FOUNDATION: STRINGS.