Abbey Road One: Orchestral Foundations is Spitfire Audio’s very first collaboration with the iconic British Abbey Road Studios. It seeks to capture the highly-praised sound that Studio One has infused countless orchestral film soundtracks with. This includes featuring the same players, instruments, microphones, and gear that was used on scores by film composer greats like John Williams, Howard Shore, or Alan Silvestri.
Keepforest is back with a new, hard-hitting sample library: Ferrum – Modern Trailer Percussion. As the caption suggests, Ferrum is a massive percussion instrument geared towards trailer music and cinematic music production. It offers a large collection of highly processed cinematic percussion that ranges from epic trailer hits and ensemble drums to various metals, cymbals, foley percussion, and more.
The Inspire SINE Bundle combines the two symphonic orchestral libraries Berlin Orchestra Inspire 1 and Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2, which are designed as a comprehensive sketching tool for modern-day film composers. The samples are taken from Orchestral Tools’ flagship Berlin series and were streamlined for composers with smaller setups or mobile working environments.
With Oceania II, Performance Samples just released the sequel to their powerful and highly popular symphonic choir library Oceania. The new Oceania II…
Today we’re having a look at Softube’s new guitar amp simulation plugin Amp Room, together with its first expansion, the Marshall Amp & Cabinet Collection.
Featuring 6 amplifiers, 16 cabinets, 10 effects pedals, 3 studio effects, 8 utility modules, Amp Room offers a luxurious virtual recording studio that is equally accessible for both aspiring newcomers and veteran guitar and bass enthusiasts.
New York-based sample library developer Heavyocity just released Damage 2, the successor to probably one of the best-selling and most widely used cinematic percussion libraries on the market. Damage 2 comes with a huge collection of freshly recorded and processed percussion goodness and seeks to up the ante with massively brutal drum sound design.
Phenex is the latest addition to 8Dio’s massively popular Hybrid Tools series of cinematic sound design products. In contrast to its predecessors though, this new sample library isn’t so much about spectacular sound effects like impacts, risers, drones, and the like, but focuses more on the musical, evocative side of production.
In this review, we’re having a look at Orchestral Tools’ most ambitious project to date: Junkie XL Brass. Featuring a top-class collaboration and a huge 37-piece orchestral brass section recorded in one of Europe’s finest scoring stages, Junkie XL Brass seeks to set a new standard in orchestral sampling.
In this review, we will check out another interesting online course on trailer music production, simply called The Trailer Music Course. The Trailer Music Course is hosted by award-winning composer Richard Schrieber.
Today we will be checking out Density by London-based developer Mammoth Audio. Density is an extensive cinematic sample library that features over 1,500 individual one-shot sounds, playable instruments and loops.
EPICOMPOSER is a personal blog about the daily life and passion of a working composer. Creating music during the day and turning into an addict for all things epic music at night, I decided to share my stories, experiences and interests with everyone who shares my passion.
Under my own audio production brand name Lucky Punch Music, I create sound & music for motion picture advertising (Star Wars: The Mandalorian, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel), video games, commercials and events.