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Spitfire Audio Releases Reimagined EVO GRID 1,2 and 4 Sample Libraries

The Woodwind, Fragile String and Angular String Evolutions libraries are on sale for a limited time and available as a bundle for a discount. Here's what you need to know.

Review: VSL Synchron Player

This new software player for VSL libraries represents an improvement over its predecessor in every way. Jay Asher took it for a test drive.

Review: Drum Fury

Sample Logic is known for its huge sounding libraries, but could even they deliver on the promise of something called Drum Fury? Matt Vanacoro found out.

Rigid Audio Releases Aquiver Scoring Instrument, 90% Off During February

Act fast to get this serious scoring instrument for Kontakt at a huge discount, for one month only.

Review: Cinematic Studio Brass

This sampled brass instrument runs in the free Kontakt Player and brings the sound and feel of a lush horn section to your tracks. Jay Asher put it to the test.

Kong Hou Is A New 22GB Virtual Chinese Harp Library

Achieve playing styles and results that aren't possible using basic samples with this physical modelling sampled instrument, available now.

Review: Amadeus Symphonic Orchestra

A solid set of orchestral instruments and articulations for use in your productions, all for under $150? Jay Asher wonders if it can be true...

Best of 2018: Kontakt Instruments

Kontakt-based instruments just keep getting better, and 2018 saw some of the most ambitious and great-sounding releases ever. Here are the boldest and best Kontakt instruments of the year.

Sonuscore Releases Kontakt Instrument "Lyrical Violin Phrases" - Customisable Orchestral Strings

Covering a variety of styles from melodic passages and ethnic phrases to unique double-strings, trills and sul ponticelli, this versatile string instrument is currently available at a discount.

Karanyi Releases SYNTHS DX - An 80s Inspired Instrument Collection For Kontakt

This boutique library contains 9 analog and pcm synth gear such as Dave Smith OB6, Moog Minitaur & Sub37, Novation X-Station, Nord Lead 2x, Oberheim Matrix 6 & 1000, Roland Super JV & Yamaha DX7.

Review: Sample Logic Xosphere 2

With an incredibly diverse library and Sample Logic's expertise behind it, could Xosphere 2 be the only cinematic scoring tool you ever need? Matt Vanacoro finds out.

Steinberg Dorico 2.2 Update Expands Scoring Capabilities in Media Music and Jazz

Dorico 2 now includes real-time MIDI recording, an overhauled MIDI transcription engine, new features for media musicians and jazz, and dozens of other improvements across the whole application.

5 Quick Tips For Composing Sound To Video

Producing and composing sound to picture has never been more accessible thanks to technology... but you'll still need the skills to make it work. Here are five top tips to help you on your way.

Review: Sample Logic Arpology Cinematic Dimensions

Arpology Cinematic Dimensions has 4 times the power of its predecessor, but that's just the start of the story. Hollin Jones gets creative with this 23GB sound design monster...

Doom, Dead Space & Alien-Isolation Composers Explain How To Create Horror Video Game Scores

The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.