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Review: Wave Alchemy Focus Pack: Production Fuel
Us producers are always looking for affordable and fresh sound libraries to add to our existing sonic palettes. Noah Pred checks out Wave Alchemy's latest focus packs designed to get your beats on.
Oct. 28, 2013
Review: Geosonics by Soniccouture
Soniccouture have been making novel instruments for quite some time. As well as being of high-quality they are also unique! Lynda Arnold was keen to see what Geosonics brings to our sonic palettes.
Oct. 4, 2013
Sonokinetic Announce Minimal Orchestral Instruments for Kontakt
Sonokinetic have released the forth part of their orchestral instruments for Kontakt users. Minimal is designed to be perfectly suited for minimal (sic) styles as well as many others. More info below.
Sep. 25, 2013
Review: Da Capo Orchestral Library
Orchestral sounds make their way into all styles and genres of music. So where can you find top notch sample libraries? Toby Pitman puts Sonokinetic's Da Capo, a 10GB Kontakt library, to the test.
Sep. 9, 2013
Review: Neo-Soul Keys 3X EP
Jay Asher very rarely does product reviews. Fact. But, nothing could hold him back after he'd got hands on with the Neo-Soul Keys Rhodes emulation Kontakt library. Jay tells it like it is...
Jun. 7, 2013
Review: Transistor Revolution by Wave Alchemy
Want a top notch sample library? One place to start looking is Wave Alchemy, especially if you're after Kontakt instruments. Toby Pitman checks out the 909/808 based Transistor Revolution.
May. 1, 2013
Review: Art Vista Back Beat Bass
Every once in a while you'll find a producer or musician who has bonded with a certain developer of an instrument, synth or sample library. Jay Asher explores the Back Beat Bass library from Art Vista
Apr. 20, 2013
Real-Schmeal. Give Your Sample-Based Orchestral Pieces the Gift of Creativity
Is it desirable, to make your sample-based instruments sound as close to the "real-thing" as possible? Jay Asher suggests an alternative approach when creating orchestral pieces in your DAW.
Apr. 13, 2013
Review: Sys 100 Analog Sound Set from Boxed Ear
Boxed Ear's M5 sample library for Kontakt got a glowing review from MPV Hub... so how does its latest offering, Sys 100 Analog Sound Set fare? Read more in this in-depth review by GW Childs.
G.W. Childs IV
Jan. 22, 2013
Review: 8DIO Adagio Violins
8DIO create professional sample libraries, and their latest incarnation focuses on an 11 piece violin section with very realistic legato patches. Toby Pitman discovers just how good this is.
Dec. 23, 2012
Review: Cinematic Guitars 2
The original Cinematic Guitars by Sample Logic gained lots of fans, and rightly so... it's an excellent library. Toby Pitman delves deep into its successor and puts it to the test.
Nov. 22, 2012
Review: The Mighty M5 for Kontakt
Does the world need another sample library of another classic synth? When it's as well done Mighty M5 for Kontakt by Boxedear.com then the answer is a resounding YES! G. W. Childs puts it to the test.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 5, 2012
NEWS: Boxed Ear presents Mighty M5 Kontakt Sample Pack
As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.
Jun. 25, 2012
Why Realism is Overrated (in the World of Sample Libraries)
When it comes to choosing an orchestral sample library, you don't necessarily need to focus on how 'real' it sounds. Jay Asher, master composer and Logic guru explains why.
Mar. 4, 2012
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