Spitfire Audio – Albion Colossus (Review)
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.
Spitfire Audio – Abbey Road Orchestra: Low Percussion (Review)
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.
Spitfire Audio – Mercury (Review)
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.
Heavyocity – Mosaic Pads (Review)
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.
Spitfire Audio – Abbey Road One: Thematic Horns (Review)
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.
Orchestral Tools – TIME Bundle (Review)
hythm, even slow down and reverse the orchestra as it plays? And what if you could do so in a way that sounds completely organic? That’s what Orchestral Tools set out to do with their innovative TIME macro and TIME micro libraries.
Heavyocity – Damage Drum Kit (Review)
NY-based developer Heavyocity just released a new, hard-hitting sample library today: Damage Drum Kit. In true fashion of Heavyocity’s acclaimed Damage product line, the Damage Drum Kit features a punchy, aggressive and epic sound perfectly suited to cinematic music, trailer music, and all kinds of heavy rock and metal.
Spitfire Audio – Aperture: The Stack (Review)
Define hyperbolism: a giant (and world record-breaking!), four-level rack of 56 guitar amps, 4 subwoofers, and a priceless collection of analog synthesizers, all recorded in one of the world’s most sought-after recording spaces in the world. Today we’ll be checking out what is quite possibly one of the most insane creations of Spitfire Audio to date: The Stack.
Vir2 – Phoenix: Rise, Hit & Whoosh Builder (Review)
Today we’ll be checking out a new sample library by Vir2 called Phoenix: Rise, Hit & Whoosh Builder. As the name suggests, Phoenix is a tool designed to create cinematic build-ups, transitions, and dramatic moments. Apart from intelligent scripting that makes the library’s sounds adapt to your host tempo, Phoenix offers several other innovative features like multi-layer sample control and – very excited about this – custom audio file import.
Creating Trailer Music With ONE Sample Library Only (Tutorial/Review)
Today we’ll answer the question of whether you can compose an entire trailer music piece using only one single sample library (spoiler alert: damn yes, you can!)