In this short series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminished scale.
Time for the feet to hit the street! UVI releases Walker, a comprehensive and flexible cinema-quality footstep foley designer for post production and sound design.
Electronic producer and media composer Dani Karanyi is inspired by classic 80s sci-fi movie scores. So much so that he made a whole album with his OB-6 synth. He talks us through how he did it.
Glass & Steel for Kontakt, has been described by Spitfire Audio as "tuned percussion from another world". Noah Pred finds out how useful its found sounds are for sound designers and producers.
Want an inspiring sound library for sound design, film & game scores and effects and useful for music productions with a lot of customisation options? Welcome to Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres.
If you're designing sounds for action movies, game soundtracks, or want that blockbuster movie sound in you music productions, Sculptor Live Impacts is calling your name. Hollin Jones gets stuck in.
If you'd like a diverse range of pre-programmed loops and playable patches to hook into Heavyocity Gravity, or use stand alone, you're luck is here in the form of Heavyocity's Scoring Guitars.
We're thrilled to bring you an amazing deal for musicians, producers and sound designers. Sample Logic's incredible CINEMORPHX instrument is now 50% OFF for a few days only. Grab it while you can.
Auddict have released a huge new Kontakt instrument, "drums of the deep" for Kontakt 4 and above with some hard-hitting Taiko drums, orchestral bass drums, tam-tam percussion and much more.
Sound Particles is a very new and unique way to design soundscapes by virtually making clouds of particles that represent sound sources. Intrigued? Read our in-depth review here.
Following on from Sample Logic's acclaimed CinemorphX & Cinematic Guitars, Morphestra 2 is a stunning instrument for composers & sound designers. We got exclusive hands-on before release for review.
As the saying goes, "If you want to learn to be the best, learn from the best." We've discovered 4 traits from 4 legends of the sound design world that we're sharing with you here.
We recently reviewed Rhodope and loved it... and now Strezov Sampling are back with their next generation make choir instrument, Wotan. This is an epic male choir instrument for Kontakt.
Learning from the best, for most composers and soundtrack musicians, means listening to the best. Here's 11 incredible music scores for film and video game which Gary Hiebner recommends we listen to.
CINEMORPHX from Sample Logic is powered by one of the most impressive Kontakt Player engines we've encountered. If you enjoy manipulating waveforms into otherworldly sounds you'll love this.