December 6, 2011

ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials – is this another masterclass in cinematic sampling?

ProjectSAM have wowed the sound design world with their sample libraries for almost 10 years now. Starting with SAM Horns, the ProjectSAM range has blossomed and expanded to include an awesome arsenal of sonic orchestral firepower which is a force to be reckoned with. The award winning Symphobia, perhaps the most famous of the ProjectSAM products, gives composers instant access to epic modern ‘hollywood’ strings to rival any other library…

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August 12, 2011

Using Omnisphere to create Dubstep Bass

Omnisphere is renowned for providing and producing sounds that will slot into any type of music or soundtrack. This latest video from Spectrasonics demonstrates how the multi-award winning ‘Power Synth’ can be used to create Dubstep Bass and also shows off the inimitable Orb feature within the Omni TR ipad app.

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August 10, 2011

Behind the scenes – recording Sample Logic’s Rumble

This week has seen the release of Sample Logic‘s new cinematic virtual instrument ‘Rumble‘ which combines the finest in traditional marching drums with cutting-edge sound design. Rumble was recorded with the legendary DCI World Champion Blue Devils drum & bugle corps on the Scoring Stage and Skywalker Studios. This video gives us an insight into the recording process and the people that made it happen, as well as some behind…

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