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Sonokinetic Noir

Sample Library
Published August 2018
By Tom Flint

Sonokinetic Noir

Film scores from the golden era of jazz were the inspiration for Sonokinetic’s latest sample library.

Movie fans with a particular fondness for the Film Noir genre will be familiar with the type of jazz-influenced orchestral scores that have inspired Sonokinetic’s Noir. In particular, the product’s publicity names Bernard Herrmann, Michel Legrand, Gil Evans, Miles Davies and Henry Mancini as its influences, although how their styles are combined in Noir is left unclear. What is clear, however, is that Noir isn’t a typical note-for-note instrument where, for example, a C crotchet played on the keyboard results in a C crotchet played on the selected instrument or ensemble patch....

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Published August 2018