Category: Review

  • FabFilter Pro-Q 2 – Equalizer Plug-In Review

    FabFilter Pro-Q 2 – Equalizer Plug-In Review

    FabFilter Pro-Q 2 – Equalizer Plug-In Review FabFilter over the years has become the leading plugin developer for EQ and other needs. FabFilter Pro-Q 2 is the next version of an already strong EQ and after being released three years ago FabFilter Pro-Q 2 is still in the Top 5 of all available EQ and widely used in […]

  • Haunted Spaces Review – Possessed Cinematic Soundscapes by Soniccouture

    Haunted Spaces Review – Possessed Cinematic Soundscapes by Soniccouture

    Haunted Spaces by Soniccouture Review Haunted Spaces by Soniccouture is after the earlier release of Geosonics the second release from Soniccouture working with field recordist Chris Watson. Haunted Spaces is based on new recordings and is not reusing to Geosonics sounds.  Installation After an acquisition, you have many several options to download the library. The best I […]

  • Obscurium by Sugar Bytes Review

    Obscurium by Sugar Bytes Review

    Obscurium by Sugar Bytes Review Obscurium is a unique instrument where a Sequencer and a Synthesizer did have a baby and called it Obscurium. Sugar Bytes is a Berlin-based company focusing on Plug-ins for studio musicians and live performers. Multi-effects like Looperator, Turnado & Artillery changed the way music made in a professional production setting.  Egoist, Obscurium, Effectrix, […]

  • Effectrix by Sugar Bytes Review

    Effectrix by Sugar Bytes Review

    Effectrix by Sugar Bytes Review Effectrix by Sugar Bytes is a effects sequencer for extending, looping, scratching, shifting, stutters and many more filters. Effectrix is according to Sugar Bytes their most successful effect plugin. Sugar Bytes is a Berlin-based company focusing on Plug-ins for studio musicians and live performers. Multi-effects like Looperator, Turnado & Artillery changed the way music made […]

  • FabFilter Pro-L 2 – Limiter Plug-In Review

    FabFilter Pro-L 2 – Limiter Plug-In Review

    FabFilter Pro-L 2 – Limiter Plug-In Review FabFilter released in early December 2017 a new version of their already famous and widely used professional Limiter Plug-in. FabFilter Pro-L 2 is an endorsed true peak limiter. The previous version has been commonly used in the professional space. FabFilter Pro-L2 supports true peak level meters and extensive loudness […]

  • Ether Fields a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Ether Fields a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Ether Fields a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review Ether Fields is based on sounds developed by Simon Stockhausen in early 2016. UVI released this advance Falcon expansion library in early 2017. Simon Stockhausen is an artist based in Germany. Since 2008 Simon also produces sound effects and production music for various online sound libraries and designs sounds for software companies […]

  • Radical Bundle 3 by Sound Radix Review

    Radical Bundle 3 by Sound Radix Review

    Radical Bundle 3 by Sound Radix Review In this Review, we are taking a look at all plugins included in the Radical Bundle 3 by Sound Radix: Auto-Align, SurferEQ, Pi, Drum Leveler, and POWAIR. Sound Radix is known for the exceptional and focused plugins that are unique when it comes to their specific role. Sound […]

  • Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres Review – A Cinematic Atmosphere Collection by Sample Logic

    Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres Review – A Cinematic Atmosphere Collection by Sample Logic

    Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres by Sample Logic Review Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres by Sample Logic is based on plucked string instruments (guitars) from around the world. Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres id a separate library to Cinematic Guitars Infinity (an extensive collection of 4 sample libraries in 1: CG1, CG2, CG3, & INFINITY) however it does have the same […]

  • Aparillo by Sugar Bytes Review

    Aparillo by Sugar Bytes Review

    Aparillo by Sugar Bytes Review Aparillo, an advanced 16-voice FM synthesizer, has been released mid-December in 2017 by Sugar Bytes. Sugar Bytes is a Berlin-based company focusing on Plug-ins for studio musicians and live performers. Multi-effects like Looperator, Turnado & Artillery changed the way music made in a professional production setting.  Egoist, Obscurium, and Factory […]

  • Punish by Heavyocity Review

    Punish by Heavyocity Review

    Punish by Heavyocity Review Heavyocity is known for widely acclaimed leading and fascinating cinematic Kontakt libraries. Heavyocity sample libraries have been an enormous success in this market and widely used by a modern composer. Heavyocity granted a review copy with no strings attached. Many of Heavyocity libraries did have a big knob to create harsh, beautiful and scary tone and effects. […]

  • V Collection 6 by Arturia Review

    V Collection 6 by Arturia Review

    V Collection 6 by Arturia Review Arturia has released V Collection 6. With the update to version 6, four hardware synths and instruments have been added. Besides new preset sounds, upgrades to Piano V (now version 2), Analog Lab and enhancements to the existing instrument have been made. One of the most exciting new synths is […]

  • Nagoya Harp by UVI Review

    Nagoya Harp by UVI Review

    Nagoya Harp by UVI Review UVI, the makers of VINTAGE VAULT 2, Falcon, World Suite, and other virtual instruments have released Nagoya Harp. I would describe this instrument as a hybrid between a typewriter, zither, and mountain dulcimer. A Nagoya Harp is similar to a Bulbul Tarang which I know from my several visits to India. You can play UVIs Nagoya […]

  • Analog Motion a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Analog Motion a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Analog Motion a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review Analog Motion preset expansion for UVI’s Falcon offers rich and dynamic electronic tones of the golden age of analog synthesis. The library has some pretty interesting sounds, which can be taken further by using the high-quality build in effect in Falcon. UVI sent a review copy with no strings […]

  • Cinematic Shades a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Cinematic Shades a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review

    Cinematic Shades a Falcon Expansion by UVI Review Cinematic Shades is a dark and artistic expansion for UVI’s Falcon. This library is a collection of sounds designed for trailer, film composers and sound designer who look for convincing emotive elements for their score. UVI sent a review copy with no strings attached. UVI does share some […]

  • POWAIR by Sound Radix Review

    POWAIR by Sound Radix Review

    POWAIR by Sound Radix Review POWAIR by Sound Radix is a  loudness leveler,  compressor, and with brick-wall limiter features. Sound Radix is the company behind Auto-Align, Drum Leveler, Muteomatic, Pi, SurferEQ, and now POWAIR. The company goal is to develop innovative software tools to help mix & mastering engineers as well as the composer to achieve the best sound possible. The approach is based […]

  • Torsion by SampleTraxx Review

    Torsion by SampleTraxx Review

    Torsion by SampleTraxx Review Alessandro Romeo Owner and Sound Designer at SampleTraxx has released Torsion. Alessandro’s sounds (BRAAMS, DOOM, and HARMONICS from SampleTraxx) have been used all over in the score of JIGSAW and in the eighth movie in the SAW horror franchise. SampleTraxx did send a review copy with no strings attached. SampleTraxx’s sound […]

  • Caspian by Performance Samples Review

    Caspian by Performance Samples Review

    Caspian by Performance Samples Review Caspian by Performance Samples is a marvelous brass library. Performance Samples has done it again: Composer have now access to another very playable brass library for their template.  Caspian includes three patches: Six French Horns, Three Bass Trombones, and Three Trumpets, a perfect size for a brass section. Overview of Caspian: Three […]

  • Headphase by Audio Reward Review

    Headphase by Audio Reward Review

    Headphase by Audio Reward Review Audio Reward released Headphase, a library full of intense and lush textures. Many included presets and sounds me somehow of Blade Runner-like score and vintage hardware synthesizer sounds. Audio Reward’s team consists of Lindon Parker (Channel Robot) and Glyn Lloyd (Divergent Audio Group, Sampleism, Kontakt Hub) alongside our long-term audio […]

  • Dominus by FluffyAudio Review

    Dominus by FluffyAudio Review

    FluffyAudio worked intensely focused after the release of Rinascimento on a more ambitious project. Dominus is FluffyAudio’s Latin choir, which serves adequately for composing for movies, trailer, and video games. Dominus is, in a nutshell, a classical, sacred, ecclesiastical, realistic sounding choir library able to perform productive musical lines (singing words) with a natural interface. FluffyAudio did send me a […]

  • Hybrid Scoring Collection: Strings by Sonixinema Review

    Hybrid Scoring Collection: Strings by Sonixinema Review

    Sonixinema released with Hybrid Scoring Collection: Strings (Affiliate Link) a library full of textures, hybrid fx, and modern stringed instruments. Sonixinema recorded and sampled for this library instruments such as guitars, bass, and mandolin. Also, all included sampled instruments have been processed through intricate sound design to create sound effects, and ghostly atmospheres score elements which today’s current score & […]

  • The New Bazantar by 8DIO Review

    The New Bazantar by 8DIO Review

    8DIO released an updated version of an existing Bazantar (initially released in 2012) virtual instrument library which is called The New Bazantar. I did use the original Bazantar and since 2016 and upgrade to the newly released. 8DIO sampled and processed a unique excellent sounding string instrument which has been beautifully performed by Mark Deutsch. Mark is also […]

  • World Suite by UVI Review

    World Suite by UVI Review

    World Suite by UVI carries over 320 instruments and recorded phrases from around the world. UVI has compiled an outstanding selection of traditional and ethnic sounds: 50,000+ samples, 320+ instruments, 8,000+ loops, and phrases. With World, Suite UVI addresses a small sample library market which looks for non-western instruments and sounds. As I traveled the world in […]

  • Orchestral Suite by UVI Review

    Orchestral Suite by UVI Review

    Orchestral Suite by UVI is a symphonic orchestra that includes brass, percussion (atonal and pitched), strings,  woodwinds, choir, and many additional instruments such as the celesta, guitar, harp, harpsichord, and organ. UVI aims to deliver a complete essential orchestra with a small footprint on your PC/MAC. UVI did send me a review copy with no strings attached. Installation […]

  • Shepard Tones by 8DIO Review

    Shepard Tones by 8DIO Review

    8DIO released Shepard Tones (named after Roger Shepard), with this new library you can generate those currently in high demand sounds, tension building sequences, and risers. You can produce Shepard sounds yourself. However, one of many aims of the 8DIO library is to get results quickly. Installation After purchase, you receive an email from 8Dio with a personalized and […]

  • EXPEDITIONS REVIEW – Cinematic & World Rhythms by Sample Logic

    EXPEDITIONS REVIEW – Cinematic & World Rhythms by Sample Logic

    EXPEDITIONS by Sample Logic is their newest loop based library release using the same 4-core loop engine that has been used in previous released Electro City and Rhythmology. EXPEDITIONS includes rhythmic loops inspired by Africa, Asia, Europe, America, and Latin America grooves. With the library, you get over 800 presets and 965 loops which allow for a remarkably […]

  • LOOP SESSION SERIES – ELECTRO CITY by Sample Logic – Quick Review

    LOOP SESSION SERIES – ELECTRO CITY by Sample Logic – Quick Review

    LOOP SESSION SERIES – ELECTRO CITY by Sample Logic is based on the previously released ELECTRO CITY sound/music library. You get loops generated from the main library at a lower more attractive price. With LOOP SESSION SERIES the approach of Sample Logic was to offer more than 1000 loop sources from the flagship product ELECTRO CITY at lower costs for Kontakt users […]

  • Intimate Textures Novo Pack 1 by Heavyocity Review

    Intimate Textures Novo Pack 1 by Heavyocity Review

    Heavyocity released Intimate Textures (Novo Pack 1).  Intimate Textures is the first Novo Packs that made an encouraging impact and I look forward to the next Novo Packs that seem to be scheduled. Heavyocity did send me a review copy with no strings attached. Intimate Textures is a standalone library that can be used without Novo.  “We developed Intimate Textures to […]

  • Mysterium – Deconstructed Toy Piano by Origins of Audio Review

    Mysterium – Deconstructed Toy Piano by Origins of Audio Review

    Origins of Audio did very recently release Mysterium – Deconstructed Toy Piano and send me a copy for review with no strings attached. If you ask yourself now: Do I need another toy piano? Let me assure you the sounds included in Mysterium are really beyond a classical toy piano. Origins of Audio recorded the characteristic hard sound […]

  • Trailer Xpressions  by Sample Logic Review

    Trailer Xpressions by Sample Logic Review

    Sample Logic teamed up with Claudio Pelisseroe to co-develop the dynamic and creative sonic content for Trailer Xpressions. Claudio Pelissero is a published and recognized composer of trailer and film score, Claudio also works as a sound designer and is the founder of String Audio. Sample Logic carefully curated 100 Industry-leading sound designers, musicians, and film composers to co-develop Trailer […]

  • Beatbox Anthology 2 by UVI Review

    Beatbox Anthology 2 by UVI Review UVI has released BeatBox Anthology 2 an updated version of Beat Box Anthology which is now part of the Vintage Vault bundle. BeatBox Anthology 2 arises now with an excellent user interface. BeatBox Anthology 2 user interface shines and makes it useful to work with a software simulation of a selected drum computer.  I […]

  • Falcon By UVI – Review

    Falcon By UVI – Review

    Falcon If you have been using libraries that are based on the UVI engine before you may know the free player from UVI which is called UVI Workstation. Falcon is the more powerful version of UVI Workstation with some additional features like a Synth, Sampler,  and Sequencer. Falcon runs as a standalone client or in your […]