Category: Brass

  • Create Epic Orchestral Scores and Futuristic Sound Designs With BATTALION

    Create Epic Orchestral Scores and Futuristic Sound Designs With BATTALION

    Hidden Path Audio’s BATTALION is a new brass instrument for Kontakt that allows you to create epic orchestral scores and futuristic sound designs easily. This powerful tool utilizes Hidden Path Audio’s Orchestral Devices engine, which gives you access to traditional orchestral scoring and hybrid brass sound design. With 135 unique sound sources, you can easily […]

  • Intimate Mute Trumpet: Emotive Downtempo, Timeless Sound – Soulful And Jazzy

    Intimate Mute Trumpet: Emotive Downtempo, Timeless Sound – Soulful And Jazzy

    If you’re a fan of Miles Davis, then you’ll definitely want to check out the Mute Trumpet. Part of the Elastik Instrument Series, it captures the intimate and jazz-flavored sound most often associated with Davis. The performances throughout are masterful and all the details have been beautifully captured. The sound of the instrument is open […]

  • Abbey Road One: Thematic Trumpets for Film Scoring Selections

    Abbey Road One: Thematic Trumpets for Film Scoring Selections

    Abbey Road One: Thematic Trumpets for Film Scoring Selections Spitfire Audio’s ABBEY ROAD ONE: THEMATIC TRUMPETS is continuing its ongoing ABBEY ROAD ONE: FILM SCORING SELECTIONS series of standalone orchestral libraries, this time capturing the distinctive sound of film in one of the world’s finest acoustic spaces. ABBEY ROAD ONE: FILM SCORING SELECTIONS series – […]

  • Orchestral Devices: Battalion – Cinematic Brass Reimagined

    Orchestral Devices: Battalion – Cinematic Brass Reimagined

    BATTALION is cinematic brass re-imagined… BATTALION allows for both traditional orchestral scoring as well as hybrid brass sound design, all in one truly inspiring package! No one can deny the power of a good brass section. Whether it’s in an orchestra, in a marching band, or in your favorite video game soundtrack, brass brings a […]

  • 65% off Bravura Scoring Brass  – Epic Orchestral Brass

    65% off Bravura Scoring Brass – Epic Orchestral Brass

    22GB Of Epic Orchestral Brass Ensembles & Soloists Impact Soundworks designed “Bravura Scoring Brass” with the needs of modern composers and producers in mind, with a wealth of instruments, articulations, and powerful features to inspire your music. In recording the samples, they used a scoring studio to provide maximum flexibility in your mixes. With direct mics and two sets of room samples, you can easily mix between a dry & focused sound and a […]

  • StrongMocha’s Review of Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Professional

    StrongMocha’s Review of Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Professional

    Review of Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Professional Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Professional or SSO Professional is under review today. If you interested in similar libraries from Spitfire Audio also take a look at StrongMocha’s Review of Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra, or Studio Orchestra Professional Review – Strings, Brass and Woodwinds Bundle by Spitfire Audio. Sound The […]

  • The Only Sample Library Comparison Video You Need?

    The Only Sample Library Comparison Video You Need?

    Is this the only sample library comparison video you will ever need? Is this the only sample library comparison video you will ever need? Let’s find out, and talk about when it makes sense comparing sample libraries … and when it doesn’t! 🙂

  • Spitfire Audio completes blockbuster symphonic anthology as SPITFIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PROFESSIONAL at AIR Studios spiritual home

    Spitfire Audio completes blockbuster symphonic anthology as SPITFIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PROFESSIONAL at AIR Studios spiritual home

    Spitfire Audio completes blockbuster symphonic anthology as SPITFIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PROFESSIONAL at AIR Studios spiritual home. SPITFIRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PROFESSIONAL — returning to where it all began by completing its definitive anthology that provides the tools to create blockbuster symphonic works for film, games, and television with additional choice and control above and beyond the musically matured […]

  • Spitfire Updates BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0

    Spitfire Updates BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0

    BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0 In the latest update to the BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional library (See StrongMocha’s Review of Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra), Spitfire Audio added an extra set of stunning performances from the brilliant brass section, as well as updating a selection of legatos with abilities including fast runs and shorts. Spitfire […]

  • SampleTraxx Launches New TRUMPET FX Library & Modern Horror “RITUALS” Buy One Get One Free Soundpack

    SampleTraxx Launches New TRUMPET FX Library & Modern Horror “RITUALS” Buy One Get One Free Soundpack

    New TRUMPET FX Library by SampleTraxx Trumpet FX SampleTraxx presents Trumpet FX a collaboration with trumpet player Rory Simmons and sound designer trailer composer Si Begg. Trumpet FX is organized in 8 categories and 200+ stunning one shot samples recorded in exquisite detail featuring Single Notes, Powerful Clusters, Short Articulations, Phrases, Sweeps, Atmospheres, Air and […]

  • Silence Other Sounds Releases Maleventum Epic War Horns

    Silence Other Sounds Releases Maleventum Epic War Horns

    Epic War Horns – Kontakt Library Maleventum is a Kontakt library inspired by medieval and Viking horns. We have committed to a deep research in the cinematic sound of epic war horns from ancient nordic and celtic cultures, from the carnyx to gjallahorn and bukkehorn (goat horn). We’ve recorded a huge amount of original medieval […]

  • THE ORCHESTRA COMPLETE 2 – THE ORCHESTRA HAS EVOLVED

    THE ORCHESTRA COMPLETE 2 – THE ORCHESTRA HAS EVOLVED

    THE ORCHESTRA COMPLETE 2 THE ORCHESTRA COMPLETE 2 is the flagship of Sonuscore’s “The Orchestra” (see our The Orchestra by Best Service / Sonuscore Review) product family combining the force of the original 80-piece orchestra with new articulations and powerful new features. It includes Sonuscore new instrument HORNS OF HELL as well as STRINGS OF […]

  • Chris Hein Brass Compact Review

    Chris Hein Brass Compact Review

    Chris Hein Brass Compact Review Just as with the Chris Hein String collection, it is a wonderful assembly of masterfully recorded instruments. In this video, we will take a look at the wonderful Kontakt-Players sample library from Chris Hein, the Chris Hein Brass Collection. In this Chris Hein orchestral brass complete collection we will go […]

  • Easy Method Fanfare | How to write for Brass

    Easy Method Fanfare | How to write for Brass

    Easy Method Fanfare | How to write for Brass In this video, we are going to take a look at an easy method on how to write for a brass fanfare. Let’s come up with a few solutions on how to arrange for orchestral brass sample libraries. It also doesn’t matter if you are writing […]

  • Sample Logic’s Symphonic AI – Preset Walkthrough

    Sample Logic’s Symphonic AI – Preset Walkthrough

    Symphonic AI – Preset Walkthrough Every instrument preset has been (or can be) infused with an array of sonic motion and performance animation. The Sample Logic interface uses complex animation effects to enhance the creative edge of each instrument. The UI’s dynamic performance animations provide highly flexible automation through an automatable XY mixer, tempo-synced effects […]

  • ‘Three Hundred’ by Waverunner Audio

    ‘Three Hundred’ by Waverunner Audio

    ‘Three Hundred’ by Waverunner Audio ‘Three Hundred’ is a limited edition run of all current products, multiple pre-orders, vouchers and a raffle for the most powerful MacBook Pro ever. Existing Products After your purchase, your email will be added to the 300 mailing list and you will receive licenses for all existing products within 24hours […]

  • 83% off “The Orchestral Bundle” by Impact Soundworks – Normally €467 Now Only €79!

    83% off “The Orchestral Bundle” by Impact Soundworks – Normally €467 Now Only €79!

    83% off “The Orchestral Bundle” by Impact Soundworks – Normally €467 Now Only €79! “The Orchestral Bundle” (Affiliate Link) is a spectacular collection of five deeply sampled libraries that cover a wide range of orchestral instruments and vocal styles including Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Strings and a Slavic Women’s Choir! Featuring over 33GB+ of content, these libraries are perfect for Film, TV […]

  • Infinite Brass 1.4 by Aaron Venture is out

    Infinite Brass 1.4 by Aaron Venture is out

    Infinite Brass 1.4 by Aaron Venture is out The Update 1.4 for Infinite Brass is a monumental milestone for the library and paves the way for the future of Infinite Series. It features all-new spaces, recorded and rendered with new technology and techniques developed especially for Infinite Series. The new spaces give a completely new […]

  • Heavyocity launches FORZO Essentials

    Heavyocity launches FORZO Essentials

    Heavyocity launches FORZO Essentials FORZO Essentials delivers all the sheer brass power of the full FORZO instrument, with the more-streamlined content set for composers of all budgets and levels of experience. FORZO Essentials is a collection of core elements from Heavyocity’s cinematic brass flagship, FORZO: Modern Brass. Recorded at the renowned Skywalker Sound in California, […]

  • Angry Brass Pro Soloists Test Session

    Angry Brass Pro Soloists Test Session

    Angry Brass Pro Soloists Test Session Angry Brass Pro Soloists Test Session patches were recorded during an early test session for the forthcoming, dedicated Angry Brass Pro – Soloist library, which will contain solo trombone, horn, trumpet, and tuba with some new approaches. It will serve as an accompaniment to the already-released Angry Brass Pro […]

  • LABS Trumpet Fields — Download For Free

    LABS Trumpet Fields — Download For Free

    Trumpet Fields was recorded on SPITFIRE AUDIO’s dry stage at Spitfire Studios, this swirling, droning brass will add warmth and subtle movement to your scores. Trumpet Fields features two amazing trumpet players performing soft, long notes with a range of granular elements — from double tonguing to slow bends. Choose from five different reverbs to […]

  • Sonokinetic’s Ostinatos Updated

    Sonokinetic’s Ostinatos Updated

    Ostinato Strings, Woodwinds, Brass & Noir update 1.2 now available! Sonokinetic updated Ostinato Strings, Woodwinds, Brass & Noir to version 1.2. Update 1.2 Changes Added a midi drag and drop function with midi record Larger chord recognition range to allow for all the seventh chords Under the hood improvements that should improve efficiency UI update […]

  • Airlift Expansion Pack For Analog Brass & Winds Library

    Airlift Expansion Pack For Analog Brass & Winds Library

    ANALOG BRASS & WINDS EXPANSION 100 new presets for Analog Brass & Winds – a Kontakt Instrument by Output. Atmospheric airy sounds add texture and ambiance to make your track extra dreamy. Set the tone with ethereal woodwinds, glowy brass, and otherworldly synths. Airlift (Affiliate Link) emphasizing 100 new presets for the Analog Brass & […]

  • Ueberschall Releases Trumpet Solos Virtuoso High-Notes Performances

    Ueberschall Releases Trumpet Solos Virtuoso High-Notes Performances

    Trumpet Solos Soundbank for ELASTIK The expressive qualities of the trumpet are hard to fake. However, if your project requires the magic of a top-notch trumpet session player, recorded in an equally top-notch studio environment, then Trumpet Solos is for you. Trumpet Solos delivers the brilliant, expressive, sound of a lead trumpet in a collection […]

  • 8Dio Century Ensemble Brass Lite

    8Dio Century Ensemble Brass Lite

    8Dio Century Ensemble Brass Lite 8Dio Century Ensemble Brass Lite is a new addition to the 8Dio Century Brass collection. Century Ensemble Brass Lite is designed to help improve your workflow – as all the brass instruments are playing together in natural orchestral seating arrangement. This means you can play powerful articulations like short notes […]

  • The New Century Brass (2.0) by 8Dio – Now Available

    The New Century Brass (2.0) by 8Dio – Now Available

    The New Century Brass (2.0) 8Dio updated its flagship Brass series with a variety of enhancements to the internal mapping, patch variations and all-new mixes along with many other general improvements. Century Brass 2.0 now includes two tailor-made “in place” mixes, with instruments situated in a traditional orchestral seating position. 8Dio optimizes the entire library, […]

  • Albion neo – available now!

    Albion neo – available now!

    Albion NEO – is available Now! Discover a new set of inspirational tools for writing modern film music. An expressive chamber orchestra: divisi strings, woodwinds, and brass, captured at AIR Studios — brought into the new decade by adventurous synth sounds, loops, and textures. Availibility Albion NEO is available directly from Spitfire Audio, the Introductory […]

  • CineBrass Sonore is Officially Out Today

    CineBrass Sonore is Officially Out Today

    CineBrass by Cinesamples CineBrass Sonore features trumpet and horn sections with maximum focus on tone and body. Our greatest influence and inspiration was the organic processes employed by the great film composers of orchestral music. With Cinesamples’ CineBrass Sonore, rather than focusing on getting those pinched, brazen, and almost artificial sounding FFFF dynamics, Cinesamples prioritized […]

  • Spitfire ALBION NEO – an Anagram of ONE by Spitfire

    Spitfire ALBION NEO – an Anagram of ONE by Spitfire

    Spitfire ALBION NEO Released Spitfire Audio addresses cultural shift in orchestral music and film scoring with a new decade-dawning ALBION NEO next-chapter. Spitfire Audio launched ALBION NEO — cleverly turning the proverbial page to open a new decade. With NEO Spitfire dawns the next chapter in its bestselling ALBION series around a chamber-sized orchestra with […]

  • Review of Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Review of Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra Review Spitfire Audio is well known as a brand and sample library producer offering instruments and sound libraries for film composers. The company offers a wide spectrum where you can use their synths, keys, guitars, hybrids and continuous envolving orchestral libraries.  With the release of BBC Symphony Orchestra, Spitfire Audio did […]

  • Orchestral Tools – Junkie XL Brass – OUT NOW

    Orchestral Tools – Junkie XL Brass – OUT NOW

    Junkie XL Brass by Orchestral Tools Orchestral Tools has teamed up with A-list Hollywood composer Tom Holkenborg to create an outstanding new brass library – Junkie XL Brass. The library is aimed at professional and non-professional music creator users alike, Junkie XL Brass offers a full orchestral brass set-up in a single package, recorded with […]

  • The Bible of Salsa: Bundle

    The Bible of Salsa: Bundle

    8Dio’s Bundle of The Bible of Salsa includes Vol I, II, and III The Bible of Salsa is a unique collection you will ever need to dive deep into this masterpiece and rich style of Latin music. Every single instrument throughout the collection was recorded by the same players, at the same studio, with the […]

  • Junkie XL Brass is now available for Pre-Order!

    Junkie XL Brass is now available for Pre-Order!

    Junkie XL Brass will be released on December 16, 2019 Orchestral Tools has teamed with A-list Hollywood composer Tom Holkenborg to create an outstanding new brass library Junkie XL Brass. Tom Holkenborg or Junkie XL Better known in the music business as Junkie XL, Tom is a multi-platinum and award-winning producer, multi-instrumentalist and film composer […]

  • POPELKA BASSOON:  Embertone

    POPELKA BASSOON: Embertone

    If you’re looking for the filet mignon of bassoons, this one isn’t for you. Popelka Bassoon is a raw + organic quinoa stew with no artificial flavoring. Embertone recorded Julie’s natural, intimate tone. A TON of densely-recorded legato transitions at 2 dynamics – Marcatos and Staccatos at 2 dynamics and mucho round robins. Sampled in […]

  • 8Dio’s Black November Sale

    8Dio’s Black November Sale

    8Dio has launched their early Black November Sale. Now it is a good time to get some of the leading Kontakt Instrument Libraries in the market. We are currently reviewing Century Artisan Brass and Equinox: Hybrid Action Tools. As the article is not out yet I would strongly suggest getting your hands on those two […]

  • New Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

    New Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Fundamental British Orchestral Package Spitfire Audio released BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — the most fundamental orchestral package the sound specializing British music technology company has ever created. Spitfire Audio partnering with BBC Spitfire Audio working in partnership with BBC Studios, the British television production and distribution company that is the commercial arm of the oldest entertainment organization in […]

  • Cimbasso Ensemble by 8Dio

    Cimbasso Ensemble by 8Dio

    8Dio Century Artisan Brass – Cimbasso Ensemble The second release of Century Artisan Brass, 8Dio’s ultra deep-sampled six-player Cimbasso Ensemble offers a gorgeous highly playable sound, sampled in 96kHz with advanced features as in-depth tempo-synced articulations and eight microphone perspectives, all housed in the familiar Century user-interface. Soon to be followed by Century Artisan Brass: Flugel Horn! […]

  • 8Dio launches Century Artisan Brass: Euphonium

    8Dio launches Century Artisan Brass: Euphonium

    Playable with each and every note considered and introduced with care and emotion. The unique Century Artisan Brass proffers playability that assists to get the composers job done quickly. This first part highlights six Euphonium players lovingly sampled in 96kHz with in-depth tempo-synced articulations and eight microphone perspectives, all housed in our advanced intuitive user-interface. […]

  • Save Up To 63% On The Finest Orchestral Instruments

    Save Up To 63% On The Finest Orchestral Instruments

    Orchestral Tools Sale Native Instruments runs a special sale which is valid from September 23 until October 6, 2019, You can leverage the special offer at the Native Instruments online shop. For full details of the sale and special offer see here. Find inspiration with intricate symphonic instruments from Orchestral Tools. Save now on three […]

  • Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad by Red Room Audio Time-Limited Deal

    Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad by Red Room Audio Time-Limited Deal

    SALE on Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad by Red Room Audio The flagship of the Red Room Audio’s Palette line! Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad (Affiliate Link) is an extensive set of orchestral instruments to bring your cinematic ideas to life. Introducing True Ensemble Recording for strings, brass and woodwinds ensembles – each recorded in 2 different sizes with up […]

  • BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announced by Spitfire Audio

    BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announced by Spitfire Audio

    BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA by Spitfire Audio Spitfire Audio announced the upcoming availability of BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. The British television production and distribution company that is the commercial arm of the oldest entertainment organization in the world, and in collaboration with the world-renowned BBC Symphony Orchestra. BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is a universal starting point for orchestral […]

  • 8Dio Celebrating their 8 Year Anniversary with Sale

    8Dio Celebrating their 8 Year Anniversary with Sale

    The sample library market has many players, some are months or a few years in the market. One key player in the sample library market providing leading Kontakt libraries to the composer and producer is 8Dio. Celebrate with 8Dio their 8th Anniversary with 40% off ALL eligible Products and Bundles. Apply the code L8VE at […]

  • Modern Scoring Brass v1.2 now available

    Modern Scoring Brass v1.2 now available

    Modern Scoring Brass is the perfect solution for modern composers, arrangers, and students. It is a comprehensive and intuitive scoring application that makes it easy to create beautiful sheet music. We designed M.S.B. to be a complete solution for modern composers, arrangers, and students. It has simple tools that make it easy to create beautiful […]

  • 8Dio Intimate Studio Saxophones Free 1.2 Update

    8Dio Intimate Studio Saxophones Free 1.2 Update

    8Dio’s Studio Saxophones For Kontakt was updated to Version 1.2. If you do already own 8Dio Intimate Studio Saxophones check your Email for instructions on how to update and download the update files directly from 8Dio. After updating I did need to perform a batch resave to assure all samples and instruments are linked. Studio […]

  • 64% OFF Adventure Brass by MusicalSampling GET 64% OFF

    64% OFF Adventure Brass by MusicalSampling GET 64% OFF

    For just $99.99 (instead of $279), get the Adventure Brass by MusicalSampling! (Affiliate Link) Adventure Brass (Affiliate Link) was recorded at The Bridge in Los Angeles, a prominent scoring stage that has overseen a variety of television, film, and game scoring projects since it’s opening in 2010. Starting out with LA’s finest, the goal with […]

  • Century Ensemble Brass Library by 8Dio Version 1.2 Released

    Century Ensemble Brass Library by 8Dio Version 1.2 Released

    Version 1.2 of Century Ensemble Brass is now available. The new update now includes individual patches for each articulation to improve load times and workflow in larger projects. We have also included time machine capable dynamic arcs, as well as our latest “Chordal” Legato, which enables you to play chord-based polyphonic lines within a single […]

  • Kepler Orchestra Review – an Explorative Aural Solar System by Spitfire Audio

    Kepler Orchestra Review – an Explorative Aural Solar System by Spitfire Audio

    The Quest to Understand the Universe For centuries, astronomers have relied on mathematics as a valuable tool in their quest to understand the universe. One such pioneer was the brilliant German mathematician and physicist Johannes Kepler, whose groundbreaking ideas helped to shape our understanding of planetary motion. In his 1619 publication Harmonices Mundi, Kepler proposed […]

  • KEPLER ORCHESTRA – an Exploratory Sonic Universe by Spitfire Audio Released

    KEPLER ORCHESTRA – an Exploratory Sonic Universe by Spitfire Audio Released

    Spitfire Audio’s KEPLER ORCHESTRA was originally created as a musical tribute to German astronomer Johannes Kepler’s discovery of the three laws governing orbital motion. The name Kepler was chosen for this project because it is an aptly-named odyssey of orchestral sounds, articulations, and playing styles. The recordings for this project were done in the crisp, […]

  • Studio Orchestra Professional Review  – Strings, Brass and Woodwinds Bundle by Spitfire Audio

    Studio Orchestra Professional Review – Strings, Brass and Woodwinds Bundle by Spitfire Audio

    Studio Orchestra Professional by Spitfire Audio Review Today we are taking a look in our review at Studio Orchestra Professional by Spitfire Audio. The bundle Studio Orchestra Professional consists of the complete Studio Series suits producers and composers, especially at this aggressive price point. Spitfire Studio Brass Professional, Spitfire Studio Strings Professional, and Spitfire Studio […]

  • Spitfire Studio Brass Professional by Spitfire Audio Review

    Spitfire Studio Brass Professional by Spitfire Audio Review

    Spitfire Studio Brass Professional by Spitfire Audio Review Today, we are looking at our review at Spitfire Studio Brass Professional by Spitfire Audio. Spitfire Audio is known for its film composer-ready orchestral instruments libraries. At the time it was released many did view this library Spitfire’s entry into the ongoing Brass Wars. It turned out […]

  • Arturia V Collection 7 is available

    Arturia V Collection 7 is available

    Arturia has announced the shipment of the latest edition of V Collection: their flagship anthology of reimagined historic synths and keyboards. Containing 24 premier software instruments and thousands of preset sounds, V Collection 7 is the must-have reference for the composer, musicians, producers, sound designers, and keyboard fans. NEW INSTRUMENTS in Arturia V Collection 7 […]

  • Dark Era by Best Service Review

    Dark Era by Best Service Review

    Dark ERA produced by Eduardo Tarilonte guides us into the dark age where old northern gods determined the fate of mankind. Dark ERA discovers the Vikings and other tribes’ sounds and myths. Eduardo Tarilonte is a name synonymous with quality libraries. It has taken me some time to get around to reviewing his latest offering, […]

  • Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review

    Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review

    Balkan Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling Review The Kontakt-based Balkan Ethnic Orchestra library which is under review today is a huge collection of samples of Eastern European instruments. The Balkan Ethnic Orchestra library from Strezov Sampling is an impressively comprehensive collection of samples of Eastern European instruments. It features a wide range of instruments from […]

  • Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 4 – Pre-Order Started!

    Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 4 – Pre-Order Started!

    Size may be king in the natural world but sometimes the real power lies beneath the surface. After all, some of the tiniest insects are hardwired to floor a six-ton elephant.This latent symbiotic power comes to the fore in the same way with Metropolis Ark 4 – Elite Orchestral Forces, which integrates various approaches from […]