Abbey Road Orchestra: Metal Percussion is the latest installment in Spitfire Audio’s flagship Abbey Road Orchestra lineup. Aimed at professional composers, this brand new library features the expressive sound of 58 deeply sampled metal instruments, all recorded meticulously at the incredible sounding Abbey Road Studio One in London, UK.
Spitfire Audio’s Abbey Road Orchestra: High Percussion is a groundbreaking library for professional film composers, featuring deep-sampled high percussion instruments recorded at Abbey Road Studio One in London.
Today we will be checking out Spitfire Audio’s first chapter in their new Abbey Road Orchestra line: Low Percussion. The Low Percussion extension features the expressive sound of 20 different drums from across the orchestral and world music range. All instruments were performed by master percussionist Joby Burgess (Black Panther, Mission: Impossible) in the famous Abbey Road Studio One.
The collaboration between Orchestral Tools and Tom Holkenborg alias Junkie XL gave birth to the excellent JXL Brass in late 2019 (now called Tom Holkenborg’s Brass). Today we will be reviewing the second chapter of this joint venture, Tom Holkenborg’s Percussion. The library is advertised as being an exact copy of the actual samples Tom has been using in his blockbuster scores for years. It also promises to give incredible dynamic range and add huge power to tracks.
Discover the award-winning Hollywood Fantasy Orchestra by EastWest, a treasure trove of medieval, ancient, and historic instruments designed to bring your most spellbinding compositions to life. Perfect for composers, sound designers, and hobbyists, this suite promises to transform your musical dreams into reality, echoing the magic of fantasy and cinema.
The next chapter in Spitfire Audio’s Abbey Road Orchestra lineup, Abbey Road Orchestra: 1st Violins, was just launched and it took everyone by surprise. While many expected a continuation of the percussion range we were instead presented with the release of the long-awaited first violins section!
Today we will be reviewing a brand-new online course from Master The Score – Trailer Music: Modern Styles. This course, taught by László Maródi dives in detail into 3 particular modern styles: fun/pop percussion, EDM-inspired, and creepy horror trailer music.
Are you a self-proclaimed course-aholic like me? Join me on my exciting journey as I explore Master The Score’s Hybrid Orchestral Composition and Sound course by renowned composer Randon Purcell.
AVA Music Group just announced their Trailer Music Challenge 2023, where you have the chance to showcase your talent and make an impact in the world of trailer music. Prepare to embark on a thrilling journey of creativity and innovation as you compose the perfect score to captivate audiences worldwide.
Pangea by Infinite Samples is a gritty, dystopia-infused virtual instrument for Kontakt, offering sound designers and composers a rich palette of darkly beautiful colors. With meticulously sampled analog synthesizers, Pangea excels at crafting earth-shaking, larger-than-life soundscapes that define the darker side of modern cinematic sound.