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23rd January: New sample library releases

Big Fish Audio Big Room Anthems

This library sounds absolutely massive in every way. Modern Compression techniques mixed with excellent sample content and recording quality combine to make a sound that is big enough for the club, the rave, the stadium and the arena right out of the box.

Formats: MIDI, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase, Apple Loops, REX, WAV, RMX, Acid, Kontakt

RRP: £46.95 / €64.95


Big Fish Audio Urban Guitar Suite Vol 1

An expansive 2.75 GB collection of guitar-centered kits from four different genres including Funk, Retro, RnB, and Rock offers you 20 construction kits of well-recorded and versatile guitar loops, bass loops, and drum loops that can fit into any Funk, Rock, RnB or Retro production you could think of. Everything from smooth and sexy to gritty and raw is covered in its unique urban style here

Formats: Apple Loops-Acid WAV-REX-Stylus RMX, Kontakt

RRP: £68.95 / €92.95

Samplephonics World String Loops

World String Loops is a simply stunning collection of gorgeous ethnic string loops and samples played by 3 world class session musicians. The sample pack contains beautifully melodic sounds from a Baglama, Cümbüs, Charango, Dobro, African Kora and Harp, perfect for building tracks around and injecting extraordinary musicality into your productions.

Formats: Apple Loops, ACID, Rex2, WAV

RRP: £34.70 / €45.00


Samplephonics Analogue Witchcraft Vol 2

This sample library is truly unique, packed full of inspirational left field loops created with various found sound recordings, twisted VCS3 analogue synths, warped guitar and bass, re-amped samples and beaten up drum breaks.

Formats: Apple Loops, ACID, Rex2, WAV

RRP: £34.70 / €45.00


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Alessandro Camnasio on creating Zero-G Sound Designer Collection

Hi Alessandro, could you tell us a little about your own musical background?

I started taking piano lessons at the age of ten. Then I soon had the desire to create my own music and sounds and became interested in synthesizers, MIDI and audio technology in general. I was also lucky enough to have an uncle that introduced me to the first personal computer, when I was seven. Continue reading

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Bringing the Voices of Middle Earth to Life with iZotope RX 4 Audio Repair

As a veteran dialogue editor with dozens of feature films under his belt, Ray Beentjes is used to taking on challenging projects. But editing dialogue for the epic Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies redefined the definition of “challenging.”

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We talk Toontrack with tech metallers Cambion

Following a busy summer of international festivals and a South West Music Award under their belts, progressive tech metal quartet Cambion have taken to the studio. We caught up with them to talk about their love for Toontrack exclusively for Metal Month

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Leafcutter John talks iZotope

In the lead up to the Mercury Music prize we spoke to Leafcutter John AKA John Burton about his second nomination with his band Polar Bear for their 2014 offering ‘In Each and Every One’, his extensive solo projects and love of iZotope Iris

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What happened at…Game Music Connect 2014

After the success of last years Game Music Connect conference we were proud to be a partner for this years event held on the 24th September.

Would-be composers, sound designers and audio aficionados from all over the globe packed in to the Southbank Centre’s Purcell room for a day of open forums, demonstrations and in depth interviews with some of the most accomplished and respected composers in the industry. Continue reading

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Francesca Genco tells us about recording Voice of Gaia and her unique vocal style

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Francesca is the extraordinary voice behind our uniquely powerful and exotic solo alto vocal library, Voice Of Gaia – Francesca. We captured 16 studio hours with Francesca, covering 3 true legato types, sustains, staccatos and a whole host of performance phrase elements, including Melodic, Atonal, Bombastic, Bright and Whispered categories. We spoke with Francesca about the library recording experience, her creative background and the road ahead. Continue reading

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Roni Size talks to us about using Rob Papen synths, Spectrasonics and iZotope

Bristol based DJ and producer Roni Size has a long list of achievements under his belt, from collaborating with a vast list of big name artists to winning the Mercury prize. His career spans decades and recently he released his first studio album in six years, along with his ever growing record label ‘Mansion Sounds’ and a run of live dates its safe to say that Size is back.

We caught up with him to find out what you can expect from his recent work and his go to plug-ins Continue reading

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