This 55GB, 24-bit Kontakt library contains some of the best strings and articulations in the business, as Jay Asher discovered when he turned to it for his scoring needs.
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.
This new software player for VSL libraries represents an improvement over its predecessor in every way. Jay Asher took it for a test drive.
What's the secret to making great-sounding orchestral parts? As Jay Asher explains, it's all in the sauce. Read on to find out the recipe...
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.
This collection of classic synth string instruments and patches is surprisingly affordable and taken from the tools used on top Hollywood TV and film scores.
Designed for those getting into scoring and composition as well as established producers looking for more sounds, this affordable library works with NI's software and hardware.
Understanding glissando and portamento will help your string orchestrations to stand out, whether you're recording live strings or using MIDI to program articulations. Here's how.
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.
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.
The trick with making a really believable string instrument is translating one playing style into a completely different one. Could Gothic Instruments have cracked it?
Spitfire Audio has a reputation as a heavy hitter in the world of meticulously sampled orchestral instruments. But would their latest release win over Jay Asher?
The harp may not be the first instrument you think of when arranging but here are some ways you can use it to your advantage that you may not have known about.
An atonal orchestral phrase library can be just the ticket when you're looking for something a little different for your scoring or composition work. Gary Hiebner road tests Sonokinetic's Espressivo.
Aviary Arabic Strings Kontakt instrument is the culmination of six years working with professional Israeli Arabic musicians. It includes meticulously sampled classical instruments and synth keyboards!