Red Room Audio Buyer's Guide
March 9, 2018

Red Room Audio Orchestral Instruments – Buyer’s Guide

Red Room Audio is a developer of passionately crafted virtual instruments for songwriters, composers and sound designers.  Based in Los Angeles with staff and contributors around the globe, their mission to create inspiring tools that make it easy for you to turn your musical ideas into art. They were founded just last year (2017) by Dickie Chapin, a musician and designer whose dream it was to create the most realistic and…

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Marco di Stefano
March 8, 2018

Composer Marco Di Stefano – ‘Why I love Garritan CFX Grand’

We love to hear how much you’re enjoying using your new plug-ins! And one recent review that stood out to us was from Italian composer Marco Di Stefano. Marco is an eclectic Italian composer who has been living in Brussels since 2008. His composition portfolio ranges from electronic to classical and modern to contemporary compositions. Marco was full of praise for Garritan’s CFX Concert Grand plugin on the VI-Control forum recently,…

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September 25, 2015

25th September – New sample library releases

Big Fish Audio Vintage Rhythm Section Big Fish Audio are emulating the classic sounds of R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz, & Rock records from the 60s and 70s with Vintage Rhythm Section. Wherever possible, they used the same types of amps and mics that were used in the 60´s and 70´s, and with a special intro offer of 25% off until 6th October, this funky-sounding sample library can’t be missed. Formats: Kontakt & Virtual Instrument…

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September 16, 2015

18th September: New sample library releases

Big Fish Audio UK R&B Big Fish Audio are creating audible soul with this new funk/soul/R&B  recording library. Inspired by modern UK-style R&B artists such as Meghan Trainor, Amy Winehouse, Clairey Brown and the Banging Racketts, Gin Wigmore, and others, Big Fish Audio have provided us with this smooth and delicious sound material. Formats: Apple Loops, REX, WAV, RMX, Acid & Kontakt RRP: £68.95 / €106

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May 15, 2014

Producer and composer Neil Davidge talks about his new album and video game scoring

Perhaps best known for his work with Massive Attack but with several film scores now under his belt plus the soundtrack to the highly popular video game Halo 4, and more recently, his first solo album, Neil Davidge continues to pursue a busy and varied music career. We caught up with him to find out how making music has changed for him since the early days of Massive Attack, how…

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January 3, 2013

Spectrasonics Omnisphere plays starring role in The Hobbit

It’s a well-known fact within our industry that Spectrasonics‘ Omnisphere can be heard in hundreds of movie soundtracks – a true testament to the powerful features, awe-inspiring sounds and  the inspiration that this software instrument provides. We were particularly excited to hear recently that this epic ‘Power Synth’ had been used within Howard Shore’s soundtrack for the eagerly awaited epic movie masterpiece that is The Hobbit. Though most of the…

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July 19, 2012

Spectrasonics Artisan Hans Zimmer on scoring The Dark Knight Rises

Hans Zimmer is one composer that needs no introduction. The Academy Award, Grammy and Golden Globe winner has been responsible for the scores within numerous high profile movies including Inception, Sherlock Holmes, Gladiator, Pearl Harbor, Black Hawk Down and Madagascar 3, to name just a very few. Zimmer is also renowned within the music production world for his involvement with Spectrasonics titles in particular Hans Zimmer Guitars, Heart of Africa…

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July 12, 2012

How to create runs, fast arpeggios and measured tremolo with Cinematic Strings 2

Cinematic Strings 2 has been taking the soundtrack and classical music production world by storm thanks to its extremely easy to use interface and the professional results it produces. If you’re already a user of this impressive virtual instrument, or are considering taking the plunge and buying it, developer Alex Wallbank has produced a second tutorial video demonstrating the easy ways to approach the normally tricky task of writing fast…

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