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Review: Embertone Walker 1955 Steinway D

Embertone's Walker 1955 Steinway D offers a gorgeous acoustic piano sound at a reasonable price, and even comes with optional extra mic positions. Here's the lowdown.

Hyperion Strings Micro Is An Orchestral Library For Kontakt At Under $50

Designed for those getting into scoring and composition as well as established producers looking for more sounds, this affordable library works with NI's software and hardware.

Embertone Unveils One Of A Kind Walker 1955 Steinway Virtual Piano

Choose the lite or full version and you'll get the authentic sound and feel of this rare Steinway inside your computer for a price that's more affordable than you might be expecting.

NI's Discovery Series: Middle East Has 25 Authentic Instruments From Around The Globe

Bring a touch of magic to your productions with these meticulously sampled new Kontakt-based instruments that take in the flavours of the Middle East.

AizerX Trailer SFX Designer Toolkit Offers One-Click Custom Sound Effects

These two new sample-based instruments from Keepforest aim to cover all the bases for creative sound design for music, games, film and TV.

Review: Zero-G Ethera EVI

Zero-G's Ethera EVI is much more than just a voice instrument. As Hollin Jones finds out, it's a whole world of soundtrack composition tools in one.

Review: Red Room Audio Saga Acoustic Trailer Percussion

When it comes to games, movie and TV scoring you need more variety to your drum sounds. Saga Acoustic Trailer Percussion is designed to cover all your scoring needs.

Review: Hypernode for Kontakt

This multi-talented music sequencing and sound shaping environment could be one of the most advanced Kontakt instruments ever made. Hollin Jones explores its many avenues.

Fire Strings Is A Cinematic Scoring Instrument For Kontakt - On Sale For A Limited Time

This 4.5GB library focuses on tonal, aleatoric and rhythmic content and is designed for TV, film and game scoring and composers working in many genres of music.

NI Releases Kontakt 5.8 Update With Improved Library Management

Get better control over organising, searching and managing your installed Kontakt libraries with this new update, free for all Kontakt users via Native Access.

Review: Sample Logic Trailer Xpressions 2

Take a cinematic scoring instrument, add the ability to use effects on a per-sample level and you're getting close to Sample Logic's Trailer Xpressions 2. Matt Vanacoro fired it up.

Red Room Audio Release SAGA - Acoustic Trailer Percussion

Take your movie and trailer scores to the next level with this new cinematic percussion scoring tool kit from Red Room Audio - on sale for a limited time.

Improve Your Factory Instrument Patches with These Simple Tweaks

Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.

Motion Cinematic Grooves Adds Inspiring Rhythms For Scoring in Kontakt

This hybrid scoring tool is designed to give composers inspiring rhythmic soundscapes that will immediately add drive and impact to cinematic compositions.

5 Creepy Kontakt Instruments for Suspense & Horror

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.