Toontrack Dream Pop EZX
September 22, 2016

Toontrack release Dream Pop EZX – we see what’s inside…

This week Toontrack released the latest addition to their EZdrummer 2 line: Dream Pop EZX, an exciting new expansion pack that combines acoustic, electronic and natural sounding percussion to create a truly unique and real sound. Since the release of EZdrummer, there has been 30 additional libraries added to the line and this expansion is one of the most unique and impressive yet, raising the bar of modern pop production….

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Dronar Guitarscapes Main
September 6, 2016

We speak to Gothic Instruments’ Dan Graham about new DRONAR Guitarscapes

Since DRONAR Hybrid Module was released back in February, many users have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the second module and today it’s here! Gothic Instruments DRONAR: Guitarscapes is based on live and processed recordings of mandolins, electric, acoustic and steel guitars which, when combined with DRONAR´s powerful controls, produce shimmering organic pads, otherworldy ambient soundscapes, natural strumming accompaniments and more. In true DRONAR style, it takes very little…

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Ethera meets Roli
August 25, 2016

We talk to Zero-G Ethera creator about using the vocal instrument with a ROLI Seaboard

There’s no doubt that Zero-G Ethera is a one-of-a-kind cinematic vocal instrument, boasting amazing vocal samples, incredible simplicity and a high degree of playability all packed into a beautiful Kontakt interface for total ease-of use. Ethera’s creator Stefano Maccarelli, who’s wife Clara Sorace is the voice of Ethera, recently released a video where he ‘played’ Ethera with a ROLI Seaboard, so we got in touch with him to find out more…

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June 1, 2016

Toontrack launch new Product Manager – we take a closer look

Toontrack launched their Product Manager this week so we took a closer look at what it does and how it makes life as a Toontrack user even more pleasing… What can you do in the Toontrack Product Manager? The Toontrack Product Manager has been designed to give you one easy location to access all of your Toontrack products. It also means the entire product line is now fully downloadable! From…

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Scoring Tutorials
June 1, 2016

ProjectSAM release scoring tutorial videos

The term ‘cinematic’ is synonymous with the work of ProjectSAM. Their libraries such as Symphobia, Orchestral Essentials and Swing! (to name just a few), are specifically created for film, tv and game composers and being composers themselves, they know how they want their mixes to sound and come across aspects still missing in the sample world. ProjectSAM  have released a host of scoring tutorial videos, there to help you create…

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March 21, 2016

Dronar Hybrid Module – Videos and Guides

DRONAR: Hybrid Module makes it astonishingly easy to create rich, dramatic, complex and evolving atmospheres with a set of controls designed to invite deep exploration, expression and discovery. Incredibly innovative and addictive, there is nothing quite like DRONAR for offering so much live expression control – it will change the way you create atmospheric sounds. This first module in the series – The Hybrid Module – creates deep, grainy cutting-edge,…

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March 8, 2016

Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 – Walkthrough

Produce breathtaking orchestral music. Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 is award-winning software that places an entire symphony orchestra at your fingertips. Garritan Personal Orchestra democratized the creation of orchestral music by making a comprehensive collection of virtual orchestral instruments both accessible and affordable. GPO 5 continues in this tradition by vastly expanding the number of included instruments and offering new techniques, performance spaces and reverbs, and instrument body resonances. The result…

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December 16, 2015

Sam Spacey Epica Bass – Videos and Guides

Sam Spacey, the producer behind the multi award-winning Epica, presents Epica Bass – a dedicated analogue bass synth library obsessively sampled from Sam´s extensive and personal collection of all-star classic analogue and modular synths. From the vintage Neve preamp and the UBK Fatso hardware to the boutique guitar distortion pedals and Kush Audio Elektra EQ’s, the gear involved in the making of this Kontakt instrument ensures that Epica Bass sits…

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