With Project Chaos, British sample library developer HybridTwo launches their third and latest installment in their range of cutting-edge cinematic sound design products that offers a wide spectrum of percussion loops, cinematic effects, textures, drones and synth sequences. Project Chaos changes the game’s rules by offering an entirely user-expandable product which allows you to import and process your very own samples.
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L.A. based Trailer music sample developer Audio Imperia recently released their most comprehensive hybrid orchestral product to date: JAEGER – Essential Modern Orchestra. Focusing on creating punchy, epic music, JAEGER features a throrough collection of orchestral sections like strings, brass and percussion which are not designed to be just loud, they are designed to sound cinematic.
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.
Gothic Instruments just added a fifth volume to their renowned DRONAR series of cinematic sound design tools called DRONAR: Cinematic Atmospheres. We had the chance to review this comprehensive toolbox of moody and suspenseful cinematic drones, perfectly suited for the SciFi and Horror genre.
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.