Review: Orchestral Tools Time Micro

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Price €349 + VAT Contact Orchestral Tools Regular users of orchestral libraries will often be confronted by conundrums. On the one hand, we might be trying to mix and match content to maintain an acoustic thread, but on the other, we also strive to find those libraries that might go outside of the normal multi-sample […]

Review: Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Price £899 (Educational discount available) Contact Spitfire Audio Deep sampling of orchestral instruments has now become the norm, with some worthy products already adorning company catalogues, including Spitfire Audio’s very own celebrated line-up. But where this new package goes even further is with the sample capture of a world-renowned orchestra, reputed to be one of […]

Behringer asks if we’d like a Solina String Ensemble

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In a post on Gearslutz Uli Behringer has asked the community if they’d be interested in a String Ensemble synthesizer based upon the ARP Solina. Solina As part of the post, Uli attached a pdf marketing document that tells us about all of their thinking so far. It would be in the same desktop/Eurorack format […]

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 […]

Best free plug-ins this week: loads of free sounds and a Swedish saturator

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It’s time for our Sunday line-up of free plug-ins and audio freebies. There is something for everyone in this list of four, which includes a ludicrous number of sound effects, a saturation unit, reverb IRs, and scaaaary strings. Read more and get the links below: 25GB+ of free sound effects by Soniss Celebrating Game Developers […]

Strezov Sampling Afflatus Chapter I Strings Review

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      Price €799 Contact Strezov Sampling Afflatus Chapter I Strings key features: Sample library drawn from the Sofia Session Orchestra Ensemble sizes range from 40 players, down to a quartet Recorded at the Sofia Session Studio Three mic positions available Over 150 different playable articulations Polyphonic Legato and Divisi patches available NI Kontakt […]

Best free plug-ins this week: Waves, TAS-X, LRC5 and CuSnP

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This week’s free plug-ins are designed to help you shape your audio. Today’s menu includes Waves, TAS-X, LRC5 and CuSnP: Audio visualization in 3D, modulation and two iOS apps. They will without doubt spark your creativity, and best of all: They’re free! And if you can’t get enough, take a look at our archives! BlueLab […]

Verv: Sunbaked Tape Loop Synthesizer with added degradation, wow and flutter

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Puremagnetik has a love for tape loops and mellotrons but they also like to mess with things. They wondered what it would be like to use tape loops that had been hanging out in the sun, on the dashboard of a car, in the desert, for the whole summer. Assuming that they were still playable […]