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 – Appassionata Strings (Review)
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.
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.
Spitfire Audio – Abbey Road Two: Iconic Strings (Review)
Today we will be reviewing Abbey Road Two: Iconic Strings. This brand new release from Spitfire Audio features a string quintet recorded in Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios, London – the exact spot where other legendary bands and artists like The Beatles or Pink Floyd have recorded their masterpieces.
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!)
Orchestral Tools – Berlin Series Bundle (Review)
Today we will be checking out the Berlin Series Main Collections bundle. This new SINE release by Orchestral Tools includes the company’s four…
Slate + Ash – Landforms (Review)
Today we’re having a look at Landforms, a unique sample library produced by the acclaimed Bristol-based developer team Slate + Ash.
Orchestral Tools – Berlin Woodwinds Soloists (Review)
Today we have the pleasure to review the Berlin Woodwinds Soloists bundle. This new bundle includes the two former Berlin Woodwinds Expansions B & C, now known as Berlin Woodwinds Soloists 1 & 2. Orchestral Tools recently ported them to their own SINE player format.
MONUMENT Pro – Out Now!
Our new sample library MONUMENT Pro launched today! This latest addition to the original MONUMENT Cinematic Trailer Sound Design pack features a custom-built user interface and offers full creative control over 220 professionally designed sound effects.