Tortured Piano Sample Library Now Available

Hiss and Roar has announced that it’s new Tortured Piano sample library is now available:

There is nothing sadder than the death of a musical instrument, but this broken old piano was deceased long before I got it. So my mission was to immortalise its final sounds as it was struck, scraped, twanged, hit and slowly deconstructed to a pile of kindling and broken wires. And then a wake was held….

The resulting library is an incredibly diverse collection of disturbing and unsettling sounds, perfect for evocative sound design but also useful for many practical applications: some of the wood creaks, shrieks, hits & splits are particularly resonant, while many of the metal-on-wood scrapes are prime source material for woosh creation.

You can get a preview of the library above.

Tortured Piano retails for $99, $79 through May 20, 2011.


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