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.
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.
Get better control over organising, searching and managing your installed Kontakt libraries with this new update, free for all Kontakt users via Native Access.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This hybrid scoring tool is designed to give composers inspiring rhythmic soundscapes that will immediately add drive and impact to cinematic compositions.
Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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...
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.