RM-20 Electric Organ Live Instrument

The Sound and Magic of the Yamaha PS-20. The Yamaha PS-20 is an electric organ built by Yamaha in 1981, boasting a built-in speaker for portability and an automatic bass accompaniment feature. The sound are lo-fi but charming, and it has been used heavily by the band Beach House, which you can read about in my article Beach House Keyboard Sounds. In these Ableton Live Instruments, all ten of the PS-20’s sounds have been sampled across the full range of the instrument, and the samples retain the charm of the original instrument whilst adding modern functionality the original lacks, such as MIDI capability. The Live Instrument’s have fully adjustable Chorus, Saturator, Compression, Delay and Reverb effects added to bring the original instrument to life.  

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