Matt’s Fender Rhodes

Matt’s Fender Rhodes

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Fender Rhodes Mark I 73 Key Electric Piano

Sampled using a Countryman Type 10 Active DI into a Chandler TG2 Mic Input, no processing.

A#2 is a bit of a dead tine but adds some character, or you could remap that key.

Roll with your own chorus, tremolo, reverb etc and enjoy!

This Rhodes was sold to me by a high school where I taught at long ago to raise funds for new keyboards. The late great keyboardist Kenny Kirkland attended this school and I was told he used this Rhodes extensively.

Matt Blostein
www.blostein.com


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Very good basic Rhodes library

4.0 rating
June 12, 2021

Very good sounding classic Rhodes. It does chord progressions well, unlike some other electric piano libraries. In the DecentSampler version you need to slightly turn up the note release to get rid of the clicking.
If there is ever a version 2 of this library planned, please add round-robins and more velocity layers to the current feature set!

Synthiemental

LOVE THIS!!

5.0 rating
March 13, 2021

I love this just the way it is … warts and all ….. use it ALL THE TIME! Always sits really well in the track. Fantastic Matt! Thank you!

Mark

Like a record!!!

5.0 rating
December 16, 2020

Big joy to play on this sample!!! The fact that every note is sampled gives such realism. About some issues…I extract audio files from kontakt and use in my Sequential Prophet XL and in mapper (pxtoolkit) I solve all issues:
1) I delete A#2 and stretched A note.
2) E5 have a sustain issue is to short, D#5 was stretched to E5.
3) In my opinion some notes in low register not convincing, little bit suffocate and quiet. Deleting a E0,F0, G0,G#0. From F#0 stretch down to E0, and form A0 stretch down to G0.
4) last four notes in 6 octave are quiet and lack of mechanical noise. I stretch from C6 to E6.
5) The attack sharpness I solve with CUTOFF in my Prophet XL from 164 to 127 and character is perfect.
THANK YOU A LOT!!!

Vadim Shinnik

sweet and gentel

5.0 rating
August 3, 2020

sweet

CURTIS WILSON

Sounds great, one issue

5.0 rating
July 21, 2020

Was looking for a great, free Rhodes sound and this is it! One “bum” note I found was the higher velocity Bb3 seems to die off quickly. Just letting ya know

Jeff N

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A Fender Rhodes Mark I 73 Key Electric Piano possibly played by the late great keyboardist Kenny Kirkland.

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