New library for U-he's soft-synth offers a wealth of sounds for those scoring dark crime films and series.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. Guitar Swell won’t replace your guitar player, but will help you produce a wide range of evocative sounds that might inspire you to take your compositions in a new direction.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. This cool virtual instrument will appeal to those looking for something a little different to spice up their virtual percussion arsenal.
Toontrack recapture the drums of rock’s golden age with help from legendary producer Eddie Kramer.
Spitfire’s latest project marks a new partnership with an iconic London studio.
Heavyocity’s commando percussion team return to the sound stage tooled up and looking for something to break.
Rating: ***** 5/5 Stars. This library features a rich close‑miked viola with the same depth of colour, wealth of articulations, and seamless ornamental transitions found in previous Emotional releases.
Rating: ***** 4.5/5 Stars. Oceania II is not an upgrade, but a newly recorded library with additional features. Its remit is exactly the same: full‑on Mens’ and Womens’ choir performances.
Version 1.5 is free to existing owners, and represents a major overhaul of the acclaimed bass instrument.
Rating: ***** 5/5 Stars. If you need driving short‑note string ostinatos heard in countless contemporary action‑film cues, Symphonic Motions serves them up at the touch of a key.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. Moonglades provides the user with a modest number of distinctive sounds that can be modified to a limited but useful degree via very simple controls.
Rating: ***** 5/5 Stars. The 3GB of sample content is divided amongst nearly 50 different bass and sub‑bass sounds and these are complemented by a further 50+ drones, noise layers and ‘attack’ sounds.
This new instrument takes its name from the broken piano of Lumineers member Jeremiah Fraites.
Spitfire Audio have followed up their hugely successful BBC Symphony Orchestra series of instruments with a collaboration with another great British institution: Abbey Road Studios.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. This compelling massive multi-instrument library combines the sound of Mongolian and Chinese ethnic instruments into a collection of 50 instruments and 100+ individual patches.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. Zero-G suggest Ignition is aimed at those with an interest in scoring sci-fi themed cinematic material.
This innovative sample library launches the electric guitar into new sonic territory.
Rating: ***** 5/5 Stars. VSL have added six new brass and strings libraries to their ambitious Big Bang Orchestra series.
An A-list Hollywood composer joins forces with Orchestral Tools to create a major brass library.
New EDM Kontakt instrument combines sampling and synthesis techniques.
Superior Drummer expansion inspired by classic tracks by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Rolling Stones.
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