As the racks are posted, it is essential to remember to bind your expression pedal, or rotary knob/slider, to the GUI pedal or slider. I am now using the FX in B-3X and B5, so there will be a little more CPU load. I tested these on a Win 7 machine with 8GB Ram, and the highest I got was about 45%. Many of the presets are loud at full pedal. I suggest you keep your eye on output clipping, and adjust volume at song level to maintain the integrity of the preset.
Remember, these are starting points. Our ears hear differently, and my rig may be a little different from yours, so feel free to adjust to your liking. At a gig, I always adjust to the room.
B5 users need to use the newest version of the UVI Workstation. It will crash if you don’t.
IK Leslie T-Racks version is 5.8.
Blue3 - VST3
IK Leslie - VST3
VB3 1.4 - VST 2
VB3-II - VST2
B5 - VST2
B-3X - VST2
I will still post notes for each preset. Sometimes, I will give a detailed instruction on how to use the preset. At other times, just some info about the artist or band. I will archive the older presets in a PDF file included with the presets. Below are the info notes for the 6 new presets. There are 2 sets of presets in every rack (with exception to B-3X rack. Only 1 set). The 1st set of racks are for the the original plugin with internal Leslie. The 2nd set of presets in the rack is set up to bypass original Leslie, and route to the IK Leslie presets relative to the current preset. Some of the organ settings will be different with IK . The 2 sets of presets within the rack are separated by colors
PRESET MANIA #15 – DANNY FEDERICI
Danny Federici was an original member of the E Street Band. With Springsteen at the helm, he kept the Jersey Shore Sound in check throughout decades of Albums and Concerts. His Hammond always sounded like a carnival, bright and jingly. He also played a keyboard glockenspiel to enhance the jingly sound Springsteen was known for. To add even more, he played an Accordion on a few tracks. He died at 58 of melanoma. Band members said Danny didn’t know chords, never read music, and couldn’t tell you what key he was playing in. Bruce would start a song, and Danny just knew where it sounded on a keyboard.
PRESET MANIA #16 –STEPPENWOLF – BORN TO BE WILD
There are several different stories about the slow ramp-up and slow ramp-down Leslie Drum sound. I tend to believe the recording engineer, who said the Leslie horn was blown and non-useable. Recording time was short, so they wired the horn wires into the drum, and had all the frequencies running through the drum. The slow drum had a badly stretched belt that had to catch a grip to the motor when it started and slowed down. No doubt, Goldy McJohn, organist with Steppenwolf, was extremely rough on the Leslie. But he created a sound that no one else could copy. I tried my best to get that Goldy sound within the plugs, and I think I got as close as the plugs would allow.
During the verse, Goldy would vamp on E7 with Leslie at full speed. As they went into the chorus, Leslie would be switched to slow, and as it ramped down, the solo/verse would kick in with a fast Leslie.
PRESET MANIA #17 – FOCUS - “SYLVIA”
The wild-eyed Organist with Focus, Thijs Van Leer, formed the 1st successful Dutch Progressive Rock Band. “Hocus Pocus” was their biggest hit. He is still performing today.
PRESET MANIA #18 – FRUMPY – HOW THE GIPSY WAS WON
French born Jean-Jacques Kravetz was the organist with Frumpy, a German Progressive band, in the early 1970’s.
PRESET MANIA #19 & 20 – SPOOKY TOOTH – WAITING FOR THE WIND
There were two keyboardists in Spooky Tooth. The most notable was the very successful Gary Wright. He is playing organ on this song. Another notable from this band is Guitarist Mick Jones, who formed Foreigner.
If you listen closely, after the intro, you will hear a quick edit from organ 1 part, to organ 2 parts. Either there was a different organ recorded in the 2nd part, or they modded the original organ. The sounds were not even close. So, to make this happen in Cantabile, I made two presets, and you can switch preset states from 1st organ to the 2nd organ. No tape splicing required.
VB3 1.4 x64 Corky Racks.zip (321.6 KB)
VB3-II Corky Racks.zip (302.7 KB) FIXED
Blue3 Corky Racks.zip (311.0 KB)
AS B5 Corky Racks.zip (414.7 KB)
B-3X Corky Racks.zip (318.3 KB)
Just unzip, and drop into your Cantabile Racks folder. If you encounter any problems, contact Dave Dore, or myself. We are basically at 1.0 version of these racks, and expect a few hiccups.