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.
It’s the end of the year and a lot of music production and sample library companies start offering amazing Holiday discounts on their products. As a source of easy reference during this year’s Holiday season, we decided to collect all the deals that might be interesting for media composers into one list.
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.
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.
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.
Today we will be reviewing Appassionata Strings, a recent addition to Spitfire Audio’s range of orchestral string libraries. Being a departure from their usual textural libraries, Appassionata focuses on soaring melody lines and aims at offering the “most alive string legato sound available today” thanks to a brand-new recording technique.