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Review: ProjectSAM Symphobia 4: Pandora

This one-stop shop for scoring movies, TV and games comes with a heavy focus on horror, action, sci-fi and blockbusters. Hollin Jones delved into its vast library of sounds.

Soundmit 2019: Odla Accessible Music Keyboard And Controller

Odla is a keyboard for digital writing of music compatible with the main music composition softwares, accessible to blind users as well and with a design that makes it one of a kind.

Parametric Composition Using Opus Modus 2.0

Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...

Mixed In Key Releases Captain Melody 3.0

Get help writing melodies with the new Idea Box, and route the results to any instrument of your choice. Meet Captain Melody 3.0.

Ten Film Composers Every Composer Should Know

These composers have all played a pivotal role in defining the sound of cinema. How many of them do you know?

Music Scoring Skills: How To Create Epic Buildups

See and hear how to layer and arrange orchestral instruments to create epic buildups and swells that are perfect for creating an emotional response. This video shows you how.

Spitfire Audio Releases Reimagined EVO GRID 1,2 and 4 Sample Libraries

The Woodwind, Fragile String and Angular String Evolutions libraries are on sale for a limited time and available as a bundle for a discount. Here's what you need to know.

Best of 2018: Kontakt Instruments

Kontakt-based instruments just keep getting better, and 2018 saw some of the most ambitious and great-sounding releases ever. Here are the boldest and best Kontakt instruments of the year.

Cinematrix Trailer Scoring Instrument Is Just $5.99 Until End Of Nov - That's 93% Off MSRP

Save a bundle on this Kontakt-based scoring instrument for November only - 350 kits, slicing, randomization and more. Here's how to get it.

ADAM Audio Announces 2018 Soundtrack Competition - Win Headphones And Monitors

Submit your 30-second soundtrack to ADAM for the chance to win custom A8X monitors, SP-5 headphones and T5V monitors.

Heavyocity's Synthetic Strings Is New, BUT You've Heard It Before On Dunkirk, Mr Robot & The Knick

This collection of classic synth string instruments and patches is surprisingly affordable and taken from the tools used on top Hollywood TV and film scores.

Review: Sample Logic Arpology Cinematic Dimensions

Arpology Cinematic Dimensions has 4 times the power of its predecessor, but that's just the start of the story. Hollin Jones gets creative with this 23GB sound design monster...

Review: DRONAR Master Edition

DRONAR Master Edition from Gothic Instruments combines 8 products into one mega soundtrack composer's dream bundle. Hollin Jones gets busy with this 50GB library.

A Guide To Creating Music For Games

From understanding themes, variations and the unique demands of the game audio world to the relationship between composer and developer, this invaluable guide explains how music for games works.

The Benefits of Dance And Calisthenics When Producing Music

Moving to the music can be more than just an afterthought. G.W Childs explains how it can help you find inspiration and get more out of the music-making process.