Critical Tune ‘MOSCOW’: A Hybrid Kontakt Instrument between Synth and Organ having Unique Lo-Fi sound texture

The Music Telegraph | Text 2020/11/27 [16:04]

Critical Tune ‘MOSCOW’: A Hybrid Kontakt Instrument between Synth and Organ having Unique Lo-Fi sound texture

The Music Telegraph| 입력 : 2020/11/27 [16:04]


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Critical Tune ‘MOSCOW’: A Hybrid Kontakt Instrument between Synth and Organ having Unique Lo-Fi sound texture



The Italian virtual instrument and sound library developer Critical Tune has announced the release of ‘MOSCOW’, a synth/organ hybrid Kontakt instrument inspired by the famous organs that have made music history. Its pure and warm sounds have been sampled with the highest quality and processed to obtain excellent sounds.


MOSCOW will involve your settings adding new features for cinematic scores that every composer dream of. Each layer covers up to 7 octaves, making the instrument a complete keyboard. MOSCOW is also suitable for modern styles and strictly related to genres like Jazz, Gospel, Progressive, and Rock. The sound of the organ and its expressive envelope make MOSCOW the best candidate for your production with its unique Lo-fi taste. You cannot live without it.



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Select and mix in seconds

Moscow is offering various sounds useful for a multi-purpose keyboard. Improve the taste of your organ and enjoy fine instruments ideal for jazz piano, organ, bass, pad, and many more. Choose four different layers, organized by spectral content type.



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Keep it all in hand
A simple interface that allows you to complete your keyboard in seconds. Seven ready-to-use effects and four faders that enable you to adjust levels or modulate them with internal/external LFO. Connect with your DAW and hack all the possibilities.



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A big family of tones
Browse the library with one click and explore the best combination. Moscow gets two simple shapes like sine and square. Four complex layers are full of harmonics. 14 waveforms were sampled on 7 octaves. Samples were enhanced and exported to the highest quality offering warm sounds with an analog taste. Use up to 20 slots to save your best presets.



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Choose up to 4 different layers and 14 waveforms. With MOSCOW, you will have a sound collection inspired by the most famous organs in the music history. Mix everything to obtain your sound.



Key features



- 488 Samples, 14 Waveforms, 7 Octaves, 20 Presets


- Compressor, Transient Master, Distortion, Chorus, Reverb, Delay, Equalization


- Manage volume faders quickly


- Mix the best sound by choosing from a list of 14 waveforms


- Use the integrated compressor to improve attack, release, and dynamics


- Play with the attack, decay, and release to discover many versions of the same key


- Activate distortion to saturate all frequencies


- Improve the rendering of attack transients or experiment with new alternative styles


- Amplify the stereophony and does the right level


- Simulate the reverb that suits you and add three-dimensionality to your plane


- Equalizes and levels between bass and treble and adjusts the master output


- Uses external controllers to modulate sound layers




System Requirements


- Disk Space: 478MB


Audio Format: 48kHz - 24bit


- Kontakt Version: 6.4.1 or higher


- Kontakt Player: No Supported


- Windows: 7 or higher


- Mac: macOS 10.12 or higher


- Minimum RAM: 8GB (12GB recommended)



Free Demo 

If you want to feel the sound of MOSCOW before you buy it, you can get MINSK, a free trial version of MOSCOW, and test some features of this unique sound library. Put MINSK into the cart to obtain a direct link to download the package. (here)




€39.90 EUR


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**Coupon code can be applied one-time x account and only for the purchase of MOSCOW.





About 'Critical Tune'

Critical Tune is working with virtual instruments and offers an extensive range of professional sound libraries. Today, the team of Critical Tune is composed essentially by me, Nils Lewin. I am a sound designer, computer engineer and composer working with sample libraries, visual motion and audio programming. The main objective of Critical Tune is the realization of a wide range of samples of vintage synths and keyboards. Exploring the evolution of atmospheric pads to lead lines, punchy basses, synth strings and electric pianos, glittering digital textures, and the construction of new instruments not yet imagined.



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