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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.

Do You Make These Virtual Instrument & Audio Plugin Buying Mistakes?

Choosing which route to take when buying plugins and libraries can be tricky. Go all-in with one company, or mix and match? Is new better than old? Jay Asher shares his advice for smarter buying.

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.

Review: Cinematic Studio Solo Strings

If you're looking for an affordable but great-sounding solo string instrument collection for your scores or soundtracks, Cinematic Studio's latest release may be just the ticket.

Review: Gothic Instruments Dronar Cinematic Atmospheres

You can never have too many sounds when it comes to creating great scores and soundtracks, but will Dronar Cinematic Atmospheres fit the bill for Matt Vanacoro?

Review: Umlaut Audio Motors

This loop-based production station from Umlaut, "Motors", is designed to let you quickly create useful looped breaks and patterns. Matt Vanacoro took it for a test drive.

Review: Big Fish Audio Sequence

Big Fish Audio's latest Kontakt-based instrument delivers multiple classic drum machines, effects and a powerful sequencer. Plus it's affordable, as Hollin Jones discovered.

Review: Heavyocity Vocalise 2: Gravity

Anyone making EDM or scoring film, tv or adverts will find much to like in Heavyocity's new, Kontakt-based vocal instrument Vocalise 2: Gravity. G.W Childs fires it up...

How To Create Authentic, Expressive String Ensemble Sounds

NI's Symphony Essentials distils the best of its larger Symphony series into a more affordable and compact collection - but it still sounds great, as Matt Vanacoro demonstrates.