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.
With Espressivo, Sonokinetic expands their renowned range of phrase-based orchestral sample libraries and adds a cinematic toolkit inspired by the musical style of iconic film composers like Jerry Goldsmith (Alien, The Omen) and Bernard Herrmann (Psycho, Vertigo). Let’s jump right in and find out how this brand-new sample library gets on.
Online learning resource Evenant released a new premium course called Cinematic Music – From Idea To Finished Recording. I’ve had the chance to enroll in this exciting Cinematic Music course and will share my thoughts and insights on it with you in the following review.
Audio Comic Universe was formed by a network of composers and comic book lovers who came up with the idea to release compilation albums based on re-interpreting iconic superhero’s and supervillain’s sonic identities like Batman, Deadpool, Hulk, Magneto or Doctor Doom. ACU just published their very first release: Audio Comic Universe – Volume 1, featuring a total of 23 tracks from 12 different composers.