Category: Review

  • Library Spotlight – Ashen Scoring Cello

    Library Spotlight – Ashen Scoring Cello

    Library Spotlight – Ashen Scoring Cello Ashen Scoring Cello is a solo cello library with an intimate tone, born out of insomnia and the idea of minimal post-classical compositions, trailer music, and post-horror soundtracks with its woebegone atmosphere. It concentrates on a highly expressive and emotive playing style.

  • Accusonus Regroover Pro Video Review [Professional Opinion]

    Accusonus Regroover Pro Video Review [Professional Opinion]

    Accusonus Regroover Pro Video Review Regroover Pro extracts singe instruments (or hits) from loops at its basic level and comes with many advanced features that are uniquely combined in this plugin instrument. Regroover uses Machine Learning. Machine Learning is at its core a set of rules and teachings that a machine understands. In other words […]

  • Spectrasonics Keyscape Video Review [Extended Version]

    Spectrasonics Keyscape Video Review [Extended Version]

    Spectrasonics Keyscape Video Review KEYSCAPE® is an extraordinary virtual instrument featuring the largest selection of collector keyboards in the world. From “holy grail” pianos to stunning keyboards you didn’t even know existed, this is a keyboardist’s dream come true. Ten years in the making, each of these sought-after keyboards was carefully restored and then deeply multisampled […]

  • Infinite Woodwinds 2 0 Update

    Infinite Woodwinds 2 0 Update

    Infinite Woodwinds 2 0 Update Infinite Woodwinds is the second release in my line of next-gen virtual orchestral instruments. As with Infinite Brass, the goal was to create a collection of expressive virtual instruments that are easy to use and fun to play, allowing for quick results and realistic performances while sounding great out-of-the-box.

  • Pianos that would make a Vulcan smile

    Pianos that would make a Vulcan smile

    Sampletekk Emotional Piano Bundle Music also provides an emotional, almost subliminal context, especially in the area of visual media. Imagine Star Wars without John Williams’ iconic score it would not be the same? Sampletekk Emotional Piano Bundle (Affiliate Link) – Pianos that would make a Vulcan smile Love or hate them; emotions are a part […]

  • Checking Out the 16-bit Toolkit Bundle by Simple Samples Audio

    Checking Out the 16-bit Toolkit Bundle by Simple Samples Audio

    16-bit Toolkit Bundle by Simple Samples Audio Calling all video game enthusiasts and composers! We’re excited to announce our latest deal from Simple Samples Audio, the 16 Bit Toolkit Bundle! This bundle requires the full version of Kontakt and contains the Beard Blade Toolkit and the Monster Sanctuary Toolkit. For just $22 (normally $109), get […]

  • Accusonus Beatformer Review [Full Version]

    Accusonus Beatformer Review [Full Version]

    Accusonus Beatformer Review Beatformer by Accusonus it is a tool or DAW plugin to improve the sound of drum instruments, beats, and loops. Accusonus builds next-generation audio repair and music creation software. Accusonus is based in Massachusetts (USA) and in Patras, Greece.

  • Tasty Chips Electronics ECR-1 | Eurorack Convolution Reverb

    Tasty Chips Electronics ECR-1 | Eurorack Convolution Reverb

    If you love reverbs – and have room for more – you should definitely check out the ECR-1 from Tasty Chips Electronics. I guess this may be one of the most powerful reverbs around, but the best part is its ‘convolution’ engine which differs a lot from the existing ‘algorithmic’ reverbs that use delay lines, […]

  • My Top 5 Epic Percussion Sample Libraries | Sample Library Review

    My Top 5 Epic Percussion Sample Libraries | Sample Library Review

    Top 5 Epic Percussion Sample Libraries Here are my top 5 epic percussion sample libraries in no particular order. I consider them among the best sample libraries for trailer and video games music. What are your best sample libraries in 2020? Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion Heavyocity Damage 2 Orchestral Tools DAGU Audio Imperia Cerberus […]

  • Tritik Irid Review [Professional Opinion]

    Tritik Irid Review [Professional Opinion]

    Irid – Shimmer Reverb With a specialized reverberation algorithm at its heart and 3 tunable voices with feedback control for added flexibility, Irid is a creative reverb plugin that excels at resplendent textures and shimmering ambiances. Irid Features 3 tunable voices with independent output levels and ‘reverse’ modes Two pitch shifters (-1 octave to +2 […]

  • Strymon Sunset – Review & Sound Demo

    Strymon Sunset – Review & Sound Demo

    Strymon Sunset – Review & Sound Demo Beginning with a quick overview and discussion about the unit, followed by a quick tour of the main features and a minimal to no talking sound demo of the presets to finish and let you come to your own conclusions. HANDY ALGORITHM CHART A BANK Ge – A […]

  • Exploring Felt Instruments’ Jasno and Lekko

    Exploring Felt Instruments’ Jasno and Lekko

    Jasno and Lekko by Felt Instruments In this livestream we are going to explore two fantastic libraries by Felt Instruments – Jasno and Lekko! Jasno [i ̯asno] is a delicate recreation of a forgotten German instrument that sounds like a cross between a celeste, a music box, a hang drum and who knows what else. Captured […]

  • IK Multimedia Syntronik Video Review

    IK Multimedia Syntronik Video Review

    IK Multimedia Syntronik Review Syntronik includes 99 – a take on Yamaha SY99, Blau – the PPG Wave, an early digital synthesizer, Bully – Moog Taurus, DCO-X – a take on a few Roland synths, Galaxy – Alesis Andromeda, a synth the early 90s, Harpy 260 – the ARP 2600, J-60 – Roland Juno, J-8 […]

  • Fuzzrocious Afterlife V2 Review [Extended Version]

    Fuzzrocious Afterlife V2 Review [Extended Version]

    Fuzzrocious Afterlife V2 Review AFTERLIFE is our reverb pedal that does more and looks more fun than you’re plain old reverb pedal. Sprung from a conversation with Young Widows, they sparked the idea for a reverb that is lush with a  controllable in reverb decay. The repeats can be set for short decay all the […]

  • Exploring Ethera Gold 2.0 by Zero-G

    Exploring Ethera Gold 2.0 by Zero-G

    Exploring Ethera Gold 2.0 by Zero-G Ethera Gold 2 is the new hugely improved big sister product to the amazing Ethera Gold with many improvements and additions including a massive 10GB of extra sample content. The perfect new tool for creating soundtracks, cinematic music, epic music trailers and any music requiring fantastic solo vocals and […]

  • Review of SILIKA – Dual Diode Compressor | Kush Audio

    Review of SILIKA – Dual Diode Compressor | Kush Audio

    SILIKA – Dual Diode Compressor | Kush Audio After 9 years in the plugin game, Kush can finally say without exaggeration that, at least for one particular flavor of vintage compressors that clip beautifully, we have completely closed the Analog/Digital gap. SILIKA is not ‘close’, it’s not ‘different but just as good’. According to Kush, it’s ‘Sonically […]

  • Focusrite Scarlett Solo Video Review

    Focusrite Scarlett Solo Video Review

    Focusrite Scarlett Solo Video Review The Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB audio interface stands as an entry point into the Scarlette ecosystem, coming at just around $100. But the price point doesn’t take away the quality and in this Scarlett Solo review, we’ll go over what you get with this nice little package. To start with, […]

  • Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Funky Bass by Pettinhouse

    Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Funky Bass by Pettinhouse

    Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Funky Bass by Pettinhouse The Giveaway is no longer available Two products in one! The instrument and the grooves. Real Funky Bass Grooves recorded with a vintage Precision bass. with variations and licks FunkyBass is a sample library that includes two products. The instrument, a bass sample library made with a […]

  • U-HE Hive 2 Video Review [All Features Revealed]

    U-HE Hive 2 Video Review [All Features Revealed]

    U-HE Hive 2 Video Review Hive 2.0 comes with a new interface, further modulation options, NKS support and more. Six months after appending wavetable support, u-he has finished the long-awaited overhaul of Hive’s user interface. While the primary layout remains the same, u-he managed to enhance readability and contrast. Workflow has undergone significant improvement, including extended drag & drop support for modulation […]

  • iRig Mic Studio Video Review

    iRig Mic Studio Video Review

    iRig Mic Studio Video Review In this video, we will take a look at the XLR studio microphone from iRig – the iRig Mix Studio edition (the XLR version). In this IK multimedia mic room review, we will go over why we think this iRig studio mic is a great modelling microphone. The microphone on […]

  • Presonus Eris E5 Video Review

    Presonus Eris E5 Video Review

    Presonus Eris E5 Video Review The Presonus Eris E5 is a wonderful budget option for anyone who wants to invest in a home studio as its functionality allows for an accurate mix that most people should be satisfied with, especially at the entry-level. As audio equipment can get quite pricey, it’s a wonderful way to […]

  • TAL-Chorus-LX Video Review

    TAL-Chorus-LX Video Review

    TAL-Chorus-LX Video Review To start off – It’s Free! TAL are known for many of their great plugins. The best part? A bunch of their plugins are free and are great choices even in comparison to paid plugins. TAL has definitely carved a place for themselves in the industry and you don’t even need to […]

  • Checking Out WG2 MkII Studio Grand Piano by SAMPLETEKK!

    Checking Out WG2 MkII Studio Grand Piano by SAMPLETEKK!

    WG2 MkII Studio Grand Piano by SAMPLETEKK Grand Piano can be used in so many ways, from playing Mozart to hammer out Jerry Lee or Little Richard stuff and everything in between. SampleTekk realized that there isn’t anything that could be considered ”The ultimate Grand Piano” in the world of multi-sampled instruments. The SAMPLETEKK Team […]

  • Korg SQ-1 – Review,  Introduction & Demo

    Korg SQ-1 – Review, Introduction & Demo

    Korg SQ-1 – Introduction, Demo & Review Check out our Korg SQ1 review and demonstration with Consordini.com and ‘Nathan Cleary Music!’ featuring a deep dive through some of the features, sounds, pros, and cons of the unit. Begin with a quick overview and discussion about the unit, followed by a quick tour of the main […]

  • PreSonus Fat Channel & Faderport Review & Tutorial

    PreSonus Fat Channel & Faderport Review & Tutorial

    PreSonus Fat Channel & Faderport Review & Tutorial In this video, we will take a look at the 16 channel control surface from PreSonus, the Faderport 16. It is the biggest brother of the Faderport series, including the original, single-channel Faderport, the middle point, the Faderport 8 and of course, the most detailed panel that […]

  • Lets explore Keepforest FERRUM | Epic Metal Trailer Percussion

    Lets explore Keepforest FERRUM | Epic Metal Trailer Percussion

    Keepforest FERRUM In this recorded stream, we are exploring Keepforest’s Ferrum – Modern Trailer Percussion. Keepforest’s FERRUM, produced by Vladislav Martirosov and Arseni Khodzin, is a modern trailer percussion powerhouse with a huge variety of cinematic percussion from the epic and massive cinematic hits, punches, anvils and doors impacts to cymbals, bells, tiny metals, and metallic […]

  • Chris Hein Strings Professional Video Review

    Chris Hein Strings Professional Video Review

    Chris Hein Strings Professional Review Chris Hein has taken a unique approach for this sound library, by taking individual instruments and recording them independently and joining them together after the fact – and this was done with a goal in mind, the remove issues that come with an ensemble, tuning issues, little mistakes and this […]

  • Let’s explore PerfPerc Vol. 2

    Let’s explore PerfPerc Vol. 2

    PerfPerc Vol. 2 Let’s explore Kontakt sample library Performance Samples’ Perfperc – Volume II . Please note, the discount was just available throughout the stream. Thanks to everyone for being there.

  • Presonus CTC-1 Review

    Presonus CTC-1 Review

    Presonus CTC-1 Review The CTC-1 Pro Console Shaper by Presonus is the second plug-in developed for the new Mix Engine FX interface in Studio One and the next evolution of plug-ins from the included Console Shaper. CTC-1 brings analog console modeling to Studio One with three great-sounding console models and several major enhancements to the […]

  • Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 Review and Tutorial

    Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 Review and Tutorial

    Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 Review and Tutorial ToonTrack Superior Drummer 3 is the future of drum production. It is the perfect drummer. In this demo, we show you how to use Superior Drummer. Way more than a sound library, Superior Drummer 3 gives you streamlined workflow and countless features for amazing drum production right in […]

  • Kmise Pedals Review

    Kmise Pedals Review

    Kmise Pedals Review Kmise pedals are quite simple in a half-pedal format, the vintage phase has a speed knob and the tremolo has two knobs for intensity and rate – couldn’t be much simpler. In this video, we’ll take a look at a few guitar pedals from Kmise. Both of the pedals are true bypass […]

  • smart:reverb by sonible | Tutorial & Review of Key Features

    smart:reverb by sonible | Tutorial & Review of Key Features

    smart:reverb Tutorial & Review In this video, Joshua Casper reviews the brand new smart:reverb VST plugin by sonible. This is an intelligent reverb that makes custom reverb profiles based on incoming audio information… and it does a really good job! The sonible’s smart:reverb, an A.I.-based, content-aware system designed on the basis of psychoacoustic principles as […]

  • Roland TB-3 – Demo, Tutorial & Review

    Roland TB-3 – Demo, Tutorial & Review

    Roland TB-3 – Demo, Tutorial & Review Check out our ‘Roland AIRA TB-3’ review and demonstration with Consordini.com and ‘Nathan Cleary Music!’ featuring a quick dive through some of the features, sounds, pros, and cons of the unit. Based on the wildly influential TB-303, the new TB-3 Touch Bassline is a performance-ready bass synthesizer with […]

  • Exploring Evolution: Devastator by Keepforest

    Exploring Evolution: Devastator by Keepforest

    Devastator by Keepforest Let’s explore Evolution: Devastator Full Edition by Keepforest. The Evolution: Devastator Full Edition contains two editions Devastator Action Twisted Industrial Toolkit and Deathmatch. Evolution: Devastator Action Twisted Industrial Toolkit is an essential library of hybrid and modern sound effects, cinematic hits, punchy percussions, playable instruments of synths, pulses, tonal FXs. Evolution: Devastator […]

  • IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors Professional Review

    IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors Professional Review

    IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors Professional Review In this video, we’ll take a look at a set of mobile multimedia monitors great for travel from IK Multimedia, the iLoud Micro. iLoud Micro is a pair of tiny studio speakers and is the smaller brother of the iLoud MTM, hence the name Micro. Coming with the […]

  • Guitar Pro 7.5 Video Review

    Guitar Pro 7.5 Video Review

    Guitar Pro 7.5 Review In this video, we’ll take a look at Guitar Pro 7.5, which is a powerful music score and tablature editor for guitar, bass, ukulele, and more! If you’re looking for tablature software and haven’t heard about Guitar Pro yet, we’ll go over what Guitar Pro 7.5 (Affiliate Link) is and why […]

  • 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 […]

  • IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Video Review

    IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Video Review

    IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Video Review Thanks for turning into our Miroslav Philharmonik 2 review. This fully-featured piece of digital orchestra software makes it easy and enjoyable to work with orchestral sounds. With desirable features, a vast sound library, and great sounding studio effects with a built in DAW, the IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik […]

  • Fabfilter Pro-Q 3 Video Review & Introduction

    Fabfilter Pro-Q 3 Video Review & Introduction

    Fabfilter Pro-Q 3 Review & Introduction Beginning with a quick overview and discussion about the piece of gear, followed by a quick tour of the main features and a minimal to no talking sound demo of the presets to finish and let you come to your own conclusions. Overview The FabFilter Pro-Q3 (Affiliate Link) is […]

  • Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Mysteria by Native Instruments

    Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Mysteria by Native Instruments

    Exploring Kontakt Sample Library Mysteria by Native Instruments MYSTERIA is a one-of-a-kind cinematic instrument that captures the human voice’s unique ability to convey unmediated emotion. Play unusual and arcane textures live, and use an otherworldly mass of choirs, vocals, and textures to create high-tension shifts, angelic transmissions, and soaring transitions that are imbued with the […]

  • Kyser Capo Video Review + Creative Uses of Capos

    Kyser Capo Video Review + Creative Uses of Capos

    Kyser Capo Review + Creative Uses of Capos So why would you want a capo, if you have never heard of them? Well, a capo allows you to “retune” your guitar on the fly, which makes it a great tool for a live performer. And if you drop tune and use a capo it gives […]

  • “Newcomb’s Paradox” feat. Kontakt Sample Library Renegade by Musical Sampling

    “Newcomb’s Paradox” feat. Kontakt Sample Library Renegade by Musical Sampling

    “Newcomb’s Paradox” feat. Kontakt Sample Library Renegade by Musical Sampling My official demo for Musical Sampling Renegade Drums Renegade is a drums and sound design library designed for producers of nu-metal, EDM, rock, pop and synthwave. We also aimed to make this a serious asset for modern underscoring with atmospheric percussion/synth pulses, brooding basses and experimental […]

  • Tritik Krush Free VST Review

    Tritik Krush Free VST Review

    Tritik Krush Free VST Review The Tritik Krush is a free plugin that you can get right now and let me tell you, it looks really slick! The Krush VST is really easy to get on your system, just go to their website, download the installer and with a few clicks you are set. And […]

  • Free Piano Libraries (Pianobook) for Kontakt Full

    Free Piano Libraries (Pianobook) for Kontakt Full

    Free Piano Libraries (Pianobook) for Kontakt Full Pianobook is a collective sample project inspiring musicians to embrace the magic of sampling and share their creations with the community. Currently 339 free instruments …and counting! This ever-growing library of free piano instruments for the Kontakt sampler contains some incredible modern and traditional pianos. Curated by one […]

  • Noiz Lab LE Mastering Bundle Review [Professional Opinion]

    Noiz Lab LE Mastering Bundle Review [Professional Opinion]

    In this video, we will take a look at a great free mastering plugin bundle from Home Studio Mastering, the Noiz-Lab LE Mastering Bundle. The bundle includes five different plugins alongside a master program in mixing. The five plugins go in-hand with the 5-step workflow. The five plugins are designed in a very specific way, […]

  • Arturia Spark 2 Video Review

    Arturia Spark 2 Video Review

    Arturia Spark 2 Video Review This VST is a great tool for beat-making, focusing on emulating old school drum machines with the flexibility and compatibility of modern plugins. You can run Spark 2 on its own, but it definitely benefits by you using the companion hardware – Arturia SparkLE 2 LE. In this Arturia spark […]

  • Let’s Explore Chord Potion II by FeelYourSound & Track Video Reviews

    Let’s Explore Chord Potion II by FeelYourSound & Track Video Reviews

    Let’s Explore ChordPotion II by FeelYourSound & Track Video Reviews In this recorded live stream, we are going to explore ChordPotion II by FeelYourSound. We also reviewed a few tracks and talked about what was going on this week in the music world. The ChordPotion MIDI sequencer and effect plug-in (VST + AU) is your […]

  • Kontakt sample library No War Drum

    Kontakt sample library No War Drum

    Kontakt sample library No War Drum A quick video featuring my new Kontakt sample library “No War Drum“. I have to admit, the name is quite weird, but convince yourself. It sounds like a distant haunting war drum, … but it is actually a picture on canvas. I discovered this sound by accident and, obviously, […]

  • Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling

    Exploring JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling In this video, we are going to explore the entire Kontakt Sample Library JADE Ethnic Orchestra by Strezov Sampling. Jade is Strezov Sampling’s biggest collection of Chinese and Mongolian virtual instruments out there. approx. 220 GB uncompressed content (compressed content size is TBA!) Instant Ethnic sound inspired by […]

  • Native Instruments Analog Dreams Review

    Native Instruments Analog Dreams Review

    Native Instruments Analog Dreams Review In this Review, we will take a look at the 16 preset pack inspired by the 80s from Native Instruments, the Native Instruments Analog Dreams. The Analog Dreams is also included in the full version of KONTAKT 6 and a part of the Play Series. The Analog Dreams include wonderful […]

  • Alex Pfeffer explores Areia – Cinematic Ensemble Strings

    Alex Pfeffer explores Areia – Cinematic Ensemble Strings

    Areia – Cinematic Ensemble Strings Let’s explore Strings Sample Library Areia by Audio Imperia. Areia Features True Hollywood sound – all the way from delicate and soft to aggressive and epic. 4 mic positions and 2 ready-to-go mixes (Classic + Modern). Individual Instrument Sections, Pre-Orchestrated Ensembles, and Full Ensembles. Wide range of articulations. True Legato […]