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.
In his highly popular Youtube video series Studio Time With Junkie XL, the Grammy-nominated film composer – also known as Tom Holkenborg – takes you behind the scenes of his work for some of Hollywood’s most popular movies in recent times.
Today we’re taking a look at an interesting new cinematic percussion library from a newcomer brand in sampling: Laboratory Audio’s very first product STRIKEFORCE. Strikeforce seeks to deliver the big and massive modern film score percussion sound made popular by recent Hollywood blockbusters like Mad Max: Fury Road, Deadpool or Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice.