Released in mid 2017, Sonuscore now has upgraded their one-stop orchestral sample library ‘The Orchestra’ to version 1.1 and we took the opportunity to have a look at the improvements and additions as well as the library as a whole.
Sonuscore, Germany-based specialist for high-quality virtual instruments, got a new KONTAKT instrument in their pipeline. In May 2017, The Orchestra will hit stores…
Today we’re testing two of Sonuscore’s free libraries: ORCHESTRA CHORDS and the upcoming SUSTAINED STRING CHORDS.
Today we’re having a look at the new Hollywood Orchestra Opus Edition by EastWest. Over ten years after the release of the original Hollywood Orchestra – EastWest’s best-selling sample library ever – the new Opus Edition is a large-scale update with many technical improvements, a bunch of fresh sounds, and a brand-new sample engine.
Black Friday is just around the corner and a lot of music production and sample library companies start offering their biggest discounts on products. As a source of easy reference during this year’s Black Friday season, we decided to collect all the deals that might be interesting for media composers into one list.
Today we’re reviewing 8DIO’s CAGE bundle, a collection of sample library specialized in aleatoric orchestral effects. The bundle combines three different volumes of orchestral sections including strings, brass and woodwinds and is – in words of the developers – the largest collection of orchestral effects ever made.
We’re taking a look under the hood of this 66GB mammoth of a library and find out, if its sounds can convince in an orchestral setup.
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.