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Review: Rast Sound Mideast Vocals for Kontakt

Are you in the market for a unique Kontakt vocal library, suitable for any world music genre? Lynda Arnold finds out if Rast's MidEast Vocals can compete with the established big boys in the industry.

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.

ModWheel HumDrum Brings Skin Drum Set to Kontakt

MODWHEEL's new release is THE HUMDRUM HUMDRUM '" the Calfskin Drum Set for Native Instruments' Kontakt bringing creative drumming to your music studio setup.

Heavyocity Announces Cinco De Mayo 2015 Sale

The good folks over at Heavyocity are offering a big (up to 50% discount) sale on their award-winning instruments for 5 days only. That includes AEON, DM-307, Monoboy, BitRate II, and Ensemble Drums.

MIDI Orchestras: Template or Temporary?

When it comes to building a MIDI Orchestral template (or any style in fact) in your DAW, is it worth the time & effort building a template that could end up being temporary? Peter Schwartz finds out.

Review: Bohemian by Sample Logic

If anyone can take high-quality, organically sampled world instruments and give them a cutting-edge breathe of new sonic life, it's Sample Logic. Lynda Arnold explores Bohemian and is impressed.

Sample Logic Announces BOHEMIAN, Cinematic, Street & New World Instruments

Don't be fooled thinking Sample Logic's new release, Bohemian, is only for new age music. The collection of exotic, traditional & morphed instruments in this Kontakt library are incredibly inspiring!

Review: Output Signal Synth

Fresh of the back of their unique and successful REV Kontakt instrument, Output have released Signal, an incredible "pulse" synth with an equally impressive GUI and sound palette.

Wide Blue Sound Announces 'ORBIT', Fresh Approach to Sound Design

Coming soon is a new Kontakt instrument from Wide Blue Sound called Orbit and it promises a "fresh new approach to musical sound design". Intrigued? So are we.

Output (Makers of REV) Tease New Instrument Video

It's coming on 31st March, 2015 and is described as an "engine"... if it's anything near the quality of REV, Output will make a lot of producers very happy indeed.

Review: Siren Audio Generative 2

Enter a world of beautiful and terrifying sonic soundscapes with Siren Audio's granular synth, Generative 2. Does this atmospheric synth press all of G. W. Childs' buttons? Find out in our review.

Review: Spitfire Audio David Fanshawe Earth Encounters

Premium sound library creators, Spitfire Audio, have brought the best of David Fanshawe's world field recordings from the '60s onwards into an incredible Kontakt library for all of us to enjoy.

Native Instruments Introduces Emotive Strings

Designed for score composers of "any skill level" NI's new Emotive Strings Kontakt instrument has an easy to use interface with flexible results and features live-recorded legato string phrases.

Wavesfactory Abbey Road Style Tack Piano for Kontakt

The Tack is a recreation of the 'Mrs Mills', a tack piano from Abbey Road Studios with which The Beatles, Elliot Smith and many others recorded some of their tracks. Now available for Kontakt.

Five Tips for Dealing with Large Sampled Instruments

It's a fact. Sample libraries are getting better and more realistic and expressive, but that means they're also getting bigger too. Here's some tips on how to manage big libraries from Hollin Jones.