Review: Spitfire Studio Woodwinds Professional

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      Price £349 Contact Spitfire Audio Since the release of the famed Symphonic Series from Spitfire Audio, many users have requested something very similar, but in a drier acoustic. The creatives at Spitfire have responded by producing the Studio Series, recorded in the acoustic of AIR Studio One, while still offering the excitement […]

Review: Spitfire Audio LCO Textures

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      Price £249 Contact Spitfire Audio If there’s one area of sampling where Spitfire has become the champion, it’s with collections of stunning samples, formed from acoustic instrumentation, which lend themselves to media work and beyond. The company’s numerous collaborations with the likes of Samuel Sim and Ólafur Arnalds have provided absolute gold […]

Review: Spitfire Audio LCO Textures

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      Price £249 Contact Spitfire Audio If there’s one area of sampling where Spitfire has become the champion, it’s with collections of stunning samples, formed from acoustic instrumentation, which lend themselves to media work and beyond. The company’s numerous collaborations with the likes of Samuel Sim and Ólafur Arnalds have provided absolute gold […]

Review: Best Service Dark Era

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      Price £229 Contact Best Service Over the last decade, Eduardo Tarilonte has pretty much defined a completely new category in music technology: that of the historical or fantastical sound library. Whereas the likes of Spitfire Audio, Orchestral Tools and Sonokinetic successfully focus on all things classical, here is a sound designer who […]

Review: Spitfire Audio Studio Brass Professional

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Price £349 Contact Spitfire Audio The brass section is often cited as one of the trickier orchestral elements to capture and reproduce, but thanks to huge advances in technology over the last 10 years or so, things have become a great deal more convincing. We’ve previously seen this from Spitfire’s own Symphonic Brass package; outstanding […]

How to produce and arrange orchestral sounds: Woodwind & Brass

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The two areas of the orchestra that arguably provide the greatest degree of timbral colour are the woodwind and brass sections. The former offers four very distinct instruments, which can sound very different, and one of them isn’t even made of wood. The brass section, however, offers a roughly similar tonal colour, with degrees of […]

CSS Cinematic Studio Brass Review

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      Price $399 Contact CSS Cinematic Studio Brass key features: $399 (educational discount available) Comprehensive acoustic brass library Recorded at Australia’s premier scoring stage Solo and ensemble instrumentation Intuitive and easy-to-use GUI NI Kontakt Library compliant Three microphone placements, with independent control 36.47GB of disk space required Speaking as a trombone player, I’ve […]

Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark 4 Review

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      Price €399 Contact Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark 4 key features: Focused section sizes 10 unique woodwind and brass blends Male and female chorus Includes extreme dynamics, articulation and power legato Requires Kontakt (5.8.1 or later) or Kontakt player 98GB of samples 24-bit/48KHz sample quality The Metropolis Ark series from Orchestral Tools has […]

Spitfire Audio completes Studio Orchestra range with woodwinds library

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Spitfire Audio has released the Studio Woodwinds library, the third and final instalment of its Studio Orchestra series, available in standard and professional editions. In the standard offering, you’ll have access to 143 articulations across 11 instruments. These span staples such as the piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinets, bassoons, as well as five solo samples. The […]

NAMM 2019 Video: Edgy sounds from Orchestral Tools’ Metropolis Ark 4

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Orchestral Tools has debuted its new software library, the Metropolis Ark 4, at NAMM 2019. With male and female choirs, brass and wind sections, percussions, and more, the instrument pack The post NAMM 2019 Video: Edgy sounds from Orchestral Tools’ Metropolis Ark 4 appeared first on MusicTech. Read More