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.
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.
After almost a year of silence and anticipation, there’s finally news on the Orchestral Tools / Junkie XL collaboration! The company launched a new site with lots of details on the upcoming JXL Brass library, announced a release date and initiated a special Pre-Order discount.