Editor’s Notes: After our recent review of the Abbey Road Orchestra High, Low and Metal Percussion modules, and after working with the Abbey Road Orchestra 1st Violins (review coming within a day or two), I’m pretty excited to see the Cellos will be available in a matter of days. An important thing to note is
This week’s freebie is an amazing and fun to use reverb plugin from Adam Szabo; Solaris. This plugin was actually the winner of the 2023 KVR Developer’s Challenge. Solaris can function as a typical reverb unit, but it is much more than that. Solaris is more of an ambient modulated shimmer machine…..if that makes any
I was careful this Black Friday. I only bought one new sample library. While this alone is probably one of my greatest feats, this isn’t about me. This is about the library that grabbed that one spot, and that is the Audiobro Genesis Children’s Choir. There are many great choir libraries out there, and more
The Abbey Road Orchestra High, Low, and Metal Percussion modules are the first releases in Spitfire’s new flagship library recorded at Abbey Road Studio One. Is it a great start, or does it land with a thud? We’ll talk about it in great detail.
Another day, another orchestral library release. At this point, we’ve seen it all, heard it all. Right? So why do we keep yearning for more? I don’t know. But because of this desire to always want something new and better, I’m pretty excited about what Abbey Road Orchestra is expected to be. The premise is
This is a cool new freebie from veteran sample developers, Sonuscore. I’m always a fan of interesting percussion, so this freebie is a welcome announcement. With 5 velocity layers and 8 round robins on offer, along with built-in effects, I’d say not too bad for free. Below is the info from the Sonuscore website: Pound
A New Era in String Sample Library Technology Pre-Order: September 21st, 2023, 5pm BST Release: September 28th, 2023, 5pm BST SUMMARY A new era in string sample library technology – introducing Abbey Road Orchestra: 1st Violins from Spitfire Audio. As requested by the composer community, this will be the first section in the Abbey Road
I’m a sucker for extra control. If you could see my desk, you’d see no shortage of extra macro keys, Stream Decks, palm keyboards, and more. It is for this reason that I’ve been considering adding a control surface for my DAW. Considering that I use Studio One Professional quite heavily, the Faderport (which has
If you’re looking for a great pipe organ sample library, this should be on your list of things to download. And it just happens to be FREE from Samplephonics.
I’m a huge fan of online learning. I can tell you first hand that it is possible to learn everything you need online to be successful. But that requires that you find the right teacher. So I thought it would be good to start doing coverage of some online music and composition training resources so