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.
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.
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.
BT Phobos is Spitfire Audio’s new poly-convolution synthesizer and the company’s first-ever standalone plugin on the market. It presents a new take on convolution-based synthesis aimed at composers writing epic, cinematic electronic and hybrid compositions. We gave it a test run in this comprehensive review.