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4 Characteristics that Distinguish Sound Designer Legends from The Rest Of Us

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.

Strezov Sampling Releases Wotan NextGen Male Choir for Kontakt 5

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.

11 Inspiring & Iconic Music Scores Every Film & Video Game Composer Should Listen To

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.

Introducing Sample Logic's CINEMORPHX

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.

9 Steps to Scoring to Picture in Cubase 8 Pro

To anyone that says there's no money in music anymore you can tell them there is where scoring for film, TV and video games are concerned. Here's 9 steps to scoring to picture in Cubase 8 Pro.

5 Tips For Working With Heavyocity Gravity

Designing sound for film, games or trailers? You've probably used instruments from Heavyocity. Their latest Kontakt player instrument, Gravity, is sonically stunning. Here's five tips to help use it.

Watch Hans Zimmer and Clint Mansell Talk Moog Synths

If there is a better way to start your morning or end your day to watching Hans Zimmer explaining his creative process based around his Moog synthesizer... I haven't found it yet. Great video.

Review: Steinberg Nuendo 7

Version 7 of Steinberg's Nuendo platform incorporates new features from Cubase Pro 8 and myriad of other powerful tools for musicians and producers alike. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth explores what's new.

Sonicsmiths Release Sound Design Tool with Unprecedented Features

The big release from Sonicsmiths is The Foundry. They tell us this Kontakt instrument is designed to let you create sounds that are uniquely yours and therefore break free from presets.

Interview: Audient chats with 6 Ways To Die Composer Kurt Oldman

Our friends at Audient chatted with composer of 6 Ways To Die, Kurt Oldman about tech, his gear, production techniques, and the upcoming film.

Review: SONiVOX Film Score Companion

Are you looking for a truly great collection of instruments for scoring any kind of TV, game or movie project for under $300? SONiVOX listened and then came The Film Score Companion.

Review: Oracle Modern Sound Design Library

Casey Edwards, the creator of Oracle, is best known for composing music for games like Killer Instinct 1 and Killer Instinct 2. Now you can get hold of his epic sounds in Oracle.

8 Things Every Composer Needs To Know When Scoring To Picture

Whether you're the music composer for a Hollywood blockbuster or a smaller production, there are certain things you NEED to be prepared for. Experienced composer, Jay Asher, shares the knowledge.

Review: Sounds of Revolution Transformation

Is Sounds of Revolution Transformation a useful library for EDM producers and sound designers? Bill Burgess dives into the machine to find out.

4 Ways to Create Musical Moods for Film

If you're even a little interested in how to create moods in your music, for film, games or for any reason, this tutorial is for you. Gary Guttman explores 4 simple ways to add emotion to your notes.