Yamaha EX5, EX5R
Yamaha EX5 & EX5R Soundbanks
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PATCHMAN MUSIC offers a brand new wind controller soundbank for the Yamaha EX5 and EX5R. This soundbank contains 128 VL Voices specially designed by wind controller expert Matt Traum to be controlled with a wind controller such as the WX5, WX7, WX11, WindJamm'r, Akai EWI and EVI, Nyle Steiner's MIDI EVI and EWI, EWI5000, EWI4000s, MDT, or Synthophone. These highly expressive sounds are also fantastic for keyboardists when used with a breath controller such as the Yamaha BC1, BC2, or BC3 plugged into the EX5 or EX5R. NOTE: These sounds require a wind controller or breath controller for proper use. This soundbank loads inside the Yamaha EX5 or EX5R synth- NOT inside a wind controller.
Volume 1, "Best of VL", is the result of the frustration we felt in using the EX5 / EX5R with a wind controller. We wanted to simply play the built-in VL Elements with a wind controller. Unfortunately, the EX5 / EX5R is not wind-friendly out of the box even though it contains 256 VL Elements that could be used in an EX5 / EX5R Voice. So we carefully reviewed all 256 of the EX5's built-in VL Elements and chose 128 of the best, most responsive woodwind, brass, solo string, and exotic synth lead Elements. Then we programmed special breath-sensitive, wind controller-friendly Voices for each of these Elements. The result is a full bank of 128 wind controller Voices that can easily be loaded and played with your wind controller or breath controller. Please note that this soundbank utilizes only VL synthesis. No AWM, AN, or FDSP synthesis is used anywhere in this bank!
This soundbank was designed to allow you to take advantage of the EX5 and EX5R's preset VL Elements very quickly and simply. The Voices in this soundbank have been arranged in logical groupings and categorized to allow you to quick access to the desired sound. Additionally, all 128 Voices makes full use of the 6 Controller Knobs for maximum realtime control. The 6 knobs are programmed to allow you to adjust the reverb level, delay level, and early reflection level, PLUS 3 bands of EQ! These 6 important parameters are "brought up front" for fast access so you can quickly customize the Voice to your musical situation. No more fumbling at the gig to find the right edit page to tweak the reverb or EQ!
If this native EX5 / EX5R soundbank isn't enough, it is also possible to load in up to 16 all-new VL70-m Elements via the MIDI cable by using the Mac or PC VL70-m Expert Editor software. PATCHMAN MUSIC offers two professional quality VL70-m soundbanks (purchased separately) that can be loaded with the Expert Editor software. Click here for details on how you can purchase our VL70-m soundbanks. When using the Expert Editor, we recommend using one of these EX5 / EX5R Volume 1 Voices as a template. This makes the process of loading and controlling new VL Elements very easy.
This soundbank is NOT compatible with the Yamaha EX7
We hope you find these highly responsive sounds to be useful and enjoyable!
PATCHMAN MUSIC EX5 / EX5R VOLUME 1
"Best Of VL" for Wind / Breath Controller - Volume 1 contains 128 EX5 / EX5R Voices. These Voices utilize 128 of the best EX5 / EX5R VL Preset Elements set up to be used with a wind controller or breath controller. This soundbank utilizes only VL synthesis. No AWM, AN, or FDSP synthesis is used anywhere in this bank! These sounds require a wind controller or breath controller for proper use. This soundbank loads into a Yamaha EX5 or EX5R synth- NOT inside a wind controller.
001 *Jazz Trumpt 033 *Shakuhatchi 065 *Chanter 097 *Jazz Sax 002 *Jazz Trmpt2 034 *Piccolo! 066 *Thai Reed 098 *TenorSub 003 *Flumpet 035 *Piccolo! 2 067 *Recorder! 099 *Bell Mike 004 *WX Trumpet 036 *Bow Piccolo 068 *Claricord 100 *GlassTenor 005 *Mute Trumpt 037 *C Flute 069 *Soft Pipe 101 *FunkyTenor 006 *Mute Trmpt2 038 *C Flute 2 070 *Ocarina! 102 *Old Tenor 007 *Cornet 039 *Jazz Flute 071 *LonelyPhone 103 *BrightTenor 008 *Flugelhorn 040 *Oak Flute 072 *Mouth Keys 104 *VoxoSaxo 009 *Trumpet 2 041 *BtlFlute 073 *Amped Harp 105 *Maysbe? 010 *Muted Cone 042 *BtlFlute2 074 *ChromaHarp 106 *Mizu Horn 011 *Breath Bow 043 *NZ Flute 075 *YamaBottle 107 *Bari Sax! 012 *Mellow Bone 044 *WX Shaku 076 *Blowsoon 108 *ViolInn 013 *NearzoBrass 045 *Pan Pipes 077 *LipClari 109 *NuViolin 014 *Horn! 046 *PanPicolo 078 *Floboe 110 *C Violin 015 *Horn! 2 047 *Bamboo 079 *Sintax 111 *BrightVioln 016 *Nu Horn 048 *Andean 080 *Eastern 112 *Mute Violin 017 *WX Horn 049 *Flurinette 081 *SoprSax! 113 *BrightViola 018 *Tuba 050 *Soft Reed 082 *NuSoprano 114 *Viol Outt 019 *Brappo 051 *Fluteunce 083 *CvSopSax 115 *Cello! 020 *Crumbone 052 *Baroquen 084 *AnaSoprano 116 *Eleanor 021 *JetLipBow 053 *SoprPipe 085 *Nu AltoSax 117 *Nu Cello 022 *Trombone! 054 *LiteSopr 086 *Sweet Alto 118 *Contrair 023 *Trumpet! 055 *Oboe! 087 *Alto Sax! 119 *Double Bow 024 *ElecTrump 056 *Oboe! 2 088 *Harp Alto 120 *PicoStrg 025 *WX Clarinet 057 *Noboe 089 *Harp Alto 2 121 *Flat Leed 026 *Clarinet! 058 *OboeWhi 090 *Glass Alto 122 *Digitron 027 *Clarinet 2 059 *DoubleReedy 091 *Acid Sax 123 *Rezzawri 028 *KlarinAlto 060 *TripleReed 092 *Lite Alto 124 *Claribow 029 *PicoPipe 061 *EngHorn! 093 *Air Sax 125 *Moko Pipe 030 *Soft Blow 062 *Loboe 094 *Tenor Sax! 126 *Ali Baba 031 *BsClarinet! 063 *Bassoon! 095 *NuTenorSax 127 *Coca 032 *Oboe 064 *Isle Pipe 096 *Mild Tenor 128 *Flurmodia
Formats: This soundbank is only available in the .S1V format. Simply copy the .S1V soundbank file to a PC formatted floppy (720k or 1400k) and load it into the EX5/EX5R like any other soundbank. This soundbank is NOT compatible with the Yamaha EX7. If you do not have a way to copy a file to a PC floppy, contact us before ordering.
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