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Rigid Audio Releases Metawave, Free Kontakt Instrument

This new, free, cinematic instrument for Kontakt provides granular shaping, random waveform playback, 2 step sequencers, 64 sound sources and much more.

Best of 2020: Virtual Instruments

2020 saw a heavy focus on classic synth recreations, scoring collections and ever more advanced instrument designs. Here’s 9 of the best…

Sample Logic Trailer Xpressions 3 Review

The 3rd edition of Trailer Xpressions focuses on one shot hits & fx combined with ambient vocals, harmonic textures, drones and atmospheres. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

Review: Artistry Audio Origin X Modern Loop Engine

This loop engine from new outfit Artistry Audio brings powerful looping and slicing tools to the party, and much more besides. Hollin Jones investigates…

Review: Heavyocity MOSAIC TAPE

Heavyocity’s MOSAIC family welcomes a new member and this time it brings the sound of tape - and much more - to your tracks. Hollin Jones loads up MOSAIC TAPE…

Karanyi Sounds Releases Continuo 2, Cinematic Textures for Kontakt Made From Analog Gear

Created from rare piano recordings, classic synths like Moog modules, and run through analog effects like tape and granular effects, Continuo 2 focuses on complex sounding cinematic textures.

Review: Heavyocity Damage 2

Heavyocity shook up the cinematic scoring world with the Damage percussive instrument and now they’re back with version 2. Hollin Jones gets scoring with it…

Kaizen Audio Releases Distance Quintet, Expressive Instrument For Musical Storytelling

The Distance Quintet is a virtual instrument created by Kaizen Audio. The instrument explores the effects of proximity and distance as an expressive tool in musical storytelling.

Artistry Audio Releases Origin X Modern Loop Engine

ORIGIN X is a dynamic loop and effects engine accompanied by a world-class loop library for use with Native Instruments' Kontakt 6 Player (free) of Kontakt 6.

Native Instruments Announces Next Wave of Komplete 13 with Guitar Rig 6 Pro

The latest version of Native’s flagship production suite sees a host of brand-new additions, including GUITAR RIG 6 PRO, CREMONA QUARTET, ARKHIS, STRAYLIGHT, PHARLIGHT, MYSTERIA, NOIRE, and much more.

Sample Logic Releases Symphonic AI

The latest beautifully created instrument from Sample Logic, Symphonic AI, features 938 multi-sampled instruments that fuse orchestral samples and synthesis for intelligent and organic sounds.

MeldaProduction Releases MONASTERY GRAND Free Instrument

MONASTERY GRAND is carefully curated from 50GB of rigorous recordings capturing a beautiful stage piano in a concert hall hidden within one of the monasteries near the Czech beer capital of Pilsen.

5 Pro Tips For Integrating Old Music Hardware Into Your Software Studio Setup

In a word of endless software choice, hardware instruments and effects can offer something unique in terms of sonic character. Here are 5 pro tips for the best ways to use them.

Heavyocity Releases Mosaic Bass

The third release in the Mosaic Series, Heavyocity's Mosaic Bass is an inspiring synth-bass instrument for Kontakt 6 and Kontakt 6 Player.

Terry & Bells Is A FREE Sound Design Library For Kontakt

This Kontakt instrument from Crypto Cipher is an absolute no-brainer. Featuring elephant bells, guitars and more sound design patches, it's free to download and use.