EastWest Fab Four Virtual Instruments [Download]EW-170D
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FAB FOUR is a virtual instrument inspired by the sounds of the Beatles, using the same kind of period instruments and authentic rare EMI recording equipment the Beatles used to create their music.
FAB FOUR sound engineer KEN SCOTT worked on five Beatles albums, including "A Hard Days Night", "Help", "Rubber Soul", "Magical Mystery Tour" (engineer), and "The Beatles" (engineer) - also known as the "White Album". Drummer DENNY SEIWELL and Guitarist LAURENCE JUBER were both members of Paul McCartney and Wings.
No expense was spared finding the same kind of period instruments and rare authentic EMI and other recording equipment the Beatles used to create their sounds to produce this collection, much of which, ironically, will end up in EASTWEST Studios, where the Beach Boys "Pet Sounds" was recorded, the inspiration for the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album, according to Paul McCartney.
Well over a million dollars worth of instruments, amplifiers, microphones, recording desks (including very rare EMI REDD tube and TG12345 desks), outboard equipment (including Fairchild limiters and EMI RS124 modified Altec compressors), and Studer J-37 tube multi-tracks were used in this production. If you are a film/tv/game composer, or a musician/producer looking for sounds not found in other collections, this is it. Blending these unique and sometimes bizarre sounds with today's music should enable you to produce something truly fab!
- Produced by DOUG ROGERS
- Engineered by KEN SCOTT (Beatles/David Bowie/Elton John/Supertramp etc.)
- Includes authentic rare period guitars (acoustic and electric), basses, drums, keyboards, stringed and other misc instruments
- The same kind of microphones were used to record all instruments (Neumann/AKG/Cole/STC)
- The same kind of period amplifiers - Fender Tan Showman (1963), Fender Bassman (1963), Vox AC30 (1963), Vox AC50 (1965), Vox Defiant (1966), Vox 730 (1966), Vox 7120 (1966), Fender Showman (1967), Fender DeLuxe (1967) - were used with the electric guitars
- The same kind of recording desks and preamps, including a very rare EMI REDD tube desk, EMI TG12345 desk (the same kind of desk used to record "Abbey Road" and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"), and EMI REDD47 preamps, were used to record all instruments
- The same kind of limiters (Fairchild) and compressors (rare EMI RS124 modified Altec) were used for dynamics control
- The same kind of Studer J-37 tube 4-track was used to record everything
- 13 GB Free Hard Disc Space
- MAC Minimum Requirements: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher (PPC not supported), 8GB RAM, Mac OSX 10.7 or later, 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming
- MAC Recommended Sysyem: Mac Pro Late 2013 edition (current model with round enclosure) or above, 16GB RAM or more, Mac OSX 10.7 or later, SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming
- PC Minimum Requirements: Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher, 8GB RAM, Windows 7 or later, Sound card with ASIO drivers, 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming
- PC Recommended System: Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher, 16GB RAM or more, Windows 7 or later (64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer), Sound card with ASIO drivers, SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming
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