November 4, 2011

Composer Emmett Cooke reviews Synthogy’s Ivory II Grand Pianos

Since it was released a year ago, Synthogy‘s Ivory II has received numerous first class reviews in the press with huge acclaim for the features that the new engine presented including the impressively realistic Sympathetic String Resonance. As great as these reviews have been, we wanted to get the opinions of a composer who regularly uses virtual pianos but hadn’t yet experienced Ivory… and that’s where Emmett Cooke comes in….

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October 27, 2010

Sound Designer Ian Boddy releases ‘Pearl’ compilation album

As I right this post I am listening to ‘Pearl’, a collection of 28 tracks on 2 CDs produced over the last 30 years by UK synth guru and sound designer Ian Boddy. Since his first release in 1980 Ian has been impressively prolific releasing 23 solo and 24 collaborative albums. So, when you factor in all the sample libraries he has produced too, you get a sense that Ian…

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