DRONAR Cinematic Atmospheres
September 26, 2017

Alessandro Camnasio reveals how he created FX for DRONAR Cinematic Atmospheres

Regular readers of our blog will already be familiar with Alessandro Camnasio for his incredible sound design work on Gothic Instruments‘ DRONAR and SCULPTOR Kontakt software. Outside of these instruments, his sound design has been used in countless Hollywood movie trailers including Transformers, Captain America, THOR and many others. This week, Gothic Instruments released their fifth DRONAR module – Cinematic Atmospheres – for which Alessandro really went to town in…

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September 5, 2017

SCULPTOR Epic Drops by Gothic Instruments – The Sounds

Drops (also known as falls, downers and power-downs) are an essential feature of dance music and trailer soundtracks and this latest release from Gothic Instruments gives you the means to create them in an instant. Developed for the full version of Kontakt, SCULPTOR Epic Drops is the fourth module in Gothic Instruments’ high quality series of FX tools, following on from the particularly perfect companion library – Epic Risers, and…

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DRONAR Dark Synthesis
June 13, 2017

Creating the sounds in DRONAR Dark Synthesis

This week, Gothic Instruments released DRONAR Dark Synthesis – the fourth instalment of the popular sound design series for Kontakt. Listen to the soundtracks for the 2011 movie Drive or Netflix’s Stranger Things, and you’ll get a pretty good idea of the dark and mysterious synthetic tones and textures that you can expect to find in this powerful atmospheric sound creator. We caught up with the sound designers behind this…

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Sculptor Epic Risers
May 9, 2017

Gothic Instruments SCULPTOR Epic Risers – designing the sounds

From alerting a movie audience to impending danger through to creating anticipation before an awesome drop in an EDM track, risers have a place in many musical scenarios and have one thing in common – they are key to initiating that kick of adrenaline among your listeners. ‘Epic Risers‘ is the latest instalment in Gothic Instruments‘ SCULPTOR series of sound design tools, following on from SCULPTOR Live Impacts and SCULPTOR…

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October 25, 2016

We take a closer look at Gothic Instruments SCULPTOR Massive Whooshes

Today we were all very excited to see the release of the second epic sound library in the SCULPTOR series by Gothic Instruments: Massive Whooshes. After the very popular release of SCULPTOR Live Impacts Module, I was keen to see what more this series had to offer and within five minutes of exploring the features, I couldn’t keep my hands away from the keyboard! It is my pleasure to take…

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January 13, 2015

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.

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July 4, 2014

We talk to the people behind Zero-G’s latest Kontakt instrument ‘Impact Designer’

This week, Zero-G and Xfonic have released ‘Impact Designer’ – a new Kontakt 5 instrument dubbed as a “futuristic mega-slam SFX creation machine”. Produced by Dan Graham, who was also responsible for Zero-G’s Animato, Spiritoso, Luminoso and Perpetuo collections, the live environmental sounds that were recorded for this collection were processed by Italian Professor of Sound Design Alessandro Camnasio whose trailer credits include THOR, Transformers: Age of Extinction and many…

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