Spitfire Audio just launched a brand-new addition to their popular Albion product line: Albion Colossus. Designed as the ultimate cinematic scoring toolkit, Colossus seeks to unlock the primal power of blockbuster scoring.
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.
EastWest recently released a virtual instrument they’re calling Forbidden Planet, and we have been given the opportunity to try it out. This impressive new hybrid library of synthesized and acoustic samples not only promises a high-quality sound, but also a powerful set of tools to help you create unique compositions that stand out from the crowd.
Heavyocity has released Fury, a flexible and versatile distortion effects plugin. Besides being great for cinematic sound design, if you’re a guitarist, it might even replace your favorite stomp boxes!
Today we will be reviewing Mercury, the latest synthesizer addition to Spitfire Audio’s catalog. Released a few weeks ago, the aim of this library is to provide otherwordly sounds and textures based on really unique instruments, at a very affordable price.
avyocity has released “Mosaic Pads”, the latest addition to its popular Mosaic Series. Built around what the company finds inspiring about a specific musical element, this product features a large collection of carefully created and curated pad sounds.
Today we will be reviewing Intimate Grand Piano, a recent addition to Spitfire Audio’s Originals range. Priced competitively, the goal of this library is to provide an effective alternative to cinematic felt piano libraries for modern scores.
Berlin-based developer Orchestral Tools recently released Berlin Con Sordino Strings. This new sample library features real, muted string recordings, and includes numerous bowing techniques and deeply-sampled articulations for all string sections.
Spitfire Audio has released “Thematic Horns”, the latest addition to their acclaimed Abbey Road One Film Scoring Selections. This user-friendly, great-sounding library features what the company calls “the sound of instant cinema” – an 8-piece horn section recorded by first-call London session players in the world-famous Abbey Road Studio One.