Musicrow releases Vintage Strings MkII, a virtual string machine that perfectly replicates
the sound of analog string ensemble keyboards from the 70’s, like the arp solina and the
The string machine (also called string ensemble or string synth) was invented by ken freeman in 1970 as an attempt to replicate the sound of orchestral strings. It was so successful that it shortly became beloved instrument in its own right.
The distinctive sound of vintage string machines like the Arp Solina or the Crumer Performer can be heard on numerous music productions. It has been used by various musicians like: Pink Floyd, Air, Beck, The Eagles, Kraftwerk, The Cure, Joy Division, Josh Wink, Morrisey, Tangerine Dream, Keane, Japan, and New Order to name few.
Like these old machines, Vintage Strings MkII is a synthesizer that was especially designed to produce rich warm string pads. Vintage Stings MkII makes no use of samples and is very simple to operate, so tweaking the 64 presets or creating completely new ones could not be easier!
If you like the classic sound of analog strings machines, Vintage Strings MkII will take you as close as possible to the real thing!
Vintage Strings MkII is now available in VST format for €29.