Hollywood Choirs is the name of renowned L.A.-based virtual instruments delevoper East West/Quantum Leap’s most recent product and their long-awaited sequel to 2005’s acclaimed Symphonic Choirs. In this review, we’re going to have a close listen and look into this comprehensive 59 GB cinematic choir instrument and find out together what features can make it stand apart from its competitors.
New Year, new me! We all have heard it, we all have said it. Now that the new year 2018 is one month old, what have you accomplished already? Are you satisfied with your productivity? Could always be better, right?. But what are the essential factors of being more productive? Are there any techniques you can apply in order to get more things done in a shorter time? Absolutely!
Today we’re taking a look at an interesting new cinematic percussion library from a newcomer brand in sampling: Laboratory Audio’s very first product STRIKEFORCE. Strikeforce seeks to deliver the big and massive modern film score percussion sound made popular by recent Hollywood blockbusters like Mad Max: Fury Road, Deadpool or Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice.
Today we’re taking a look at Spitfire Audio’s hottest addition to their orchestral range of libraries: the Bernard Herrmann Toolkit. Inspired by its iconic namesake, renowned film composer Bernard Herrmann, Spitfire went out to catch the spirit of highly praised classic soundtracks to films like Psycho, Vertigo, Citizen Kane and Taxi Driver – all milestones of 20th century cinema.
In this tutorial I show you how to add analog warmth, saturation and color to your sampled orchestral strings in order to make them sound even more authentic and help to make them sit better in a crowded mix. To accomplish this, I want to use the highly praised effects of analog tape and tape simulation.