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  1. Heledir

    Soniccouture: 50% Off Everything. It's all over now.

    Got Sheng Khaen Sho via you guys' sale last week for €65. Only to find it for €45 on Best Service's site, a few days after... :emoji_upside_down: Ah well. Was looking to get that library at this time, and suddenly there was a sale, so I can't be disatisfied.
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    Versatile Choir

    While I don't think it's sound is very good without soaking it in reverb, the word-builder does lend Eastwest Hollywood Choir great flexiblity.
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    MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ?

    Yoshimatsu, Takashi - And Birds Are Still...
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    Orange Tree?

    I've got their 'Mesawinds', 'Angelic Harp', and 'Angelic Zither' libraries. The former two I use regularly, the latter was more a 'thingy' I bought alongside the other two and have only really used once. Nonetheless, all three are great, and haven't regretted buying them for a moment. The...
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    Stand alone Glock library

    ... Oh that kind of Glock.
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    8dio Acoustic Nylon Guitar on sale -- your thoughts?

    A few months back they had a sale on the Bazantar, also for €38. And after playing with it for a while, I liked it... But I was happy I didn't pay full price (€198) for it. I'd have been miffed if I had paid even ½ of the full price. It's much the same here. I like it. I didn't have a decent...
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    Do you believe in the supposed powers of 432hz tuning?

    Well, all I'll say is that the moment I tuned to 432hz MY ENTIRE LIFE IMPROVED AND THUS THE WORLD! Take that for what its worth.
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    Asian, Chinese, Arabic Libraries

    Sonica Instruments: A Japanese company making very detailed Japanese instrumental libraries. Premier Sound FActory: Has a Koto and a Shakuhachi library. Impact Soundworks...
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    Orchestral Tools "groundbreaking" announcements

    I've been wanting companies to do this selling sepperate parts of libraries for so long. Could make a real difference for someone like me.
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    Orchestral Tools "groundbreaking" announcements

    *cry-laughs in poor*
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    Solo Vocals

    There's also ERA II's Vocal Codex. Eastwest is coming with a Voices of Opera this winter -- January, Febuary? -- which consists of a solo soprano and solo tenor. Organic Voices vol. 1: Solo Opera by Organic Samples is only €30 right now. Soundiron has a similar library, Voice of Rapture...
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    Post Your Black Friday Haul Pictures HERE!

    I bought Spitfire's Skalia Harp. Which was problematic because I'd intended to buy Harp Swarm -- had been mulling it over for a few days, went and pulled the trigger, aaand... oops. Went too fast, didn't check properly. So now waiting for my money to be refunded in early december and hoping...
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    If you could afford it......

    I'd buy Orchestral Tool's whole Berlin series. And go have a nice holiday. Maybe Korea.
  14. Heledir

    New from Strezov Sampling: Afflatus Chapter - Part one: Strings

    Sections Walkthrough: Sounds rather good to me.
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    What do you guys think of this pad I made?

    I love it! That's exactly the kind of pad I'd use in my own music.
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    Which one would you recommend: Embertone's Intimate Strings/Spitfire Solo Strings

    Hmm. How did I not know that existed? Seeing how high on my list Cinematic Studio Strings is, I should probably take a look... :)
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    Which one would you recommend: Embertone's Intimate Strings/Spitfire Solo Strings

    CSSS? *Googles* Computing Science Student Society? Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Sceme? Centre for Science and Security Studies?
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    Which one would you recommend: Embertone's Intimate Strings/Spitfire Solo Strings

    I've been looking for a great solo strings library, and it's come down to these two for me. Ignoring Embertone's Joshua Bell Violin for a moment (which no one should ever do, really, because oh my god it's gorgeous) as it's €200 vs €375 for a whole section. Right now, I'm leaning heavily to the...
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    How to make a children's choir as airy as possible

    You could try this free plugin called Roth-AIR. As you may guess from the name it's designed to add air. Even has a big button with 'Air' on it in the middle of the interface. I've used it a fair few times.
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    Top 5 scores from the last 10 years

    Red Cliffs: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: RIME: Guild Wars 2: The Last Guardian: And a little cheating, a sixth and older than 10 years (within 10 years for me, though) House of Flying Daggers:
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    MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ?

    Handel's Minuet in G minor.
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    FILMS: What are you watching ?

    I watched Annihilation. I'm still shook by the "bear".
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    A New Chapter from Spitfire Audio...

    I mean, I would sell just 1 kidney to own an Orchestral Tools Berlin library, but I think I'd soon run out of organs.
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    United Strings of Europe?

    I didn't know this. As far back as I can remember, though, I've set the strings up like that. When I load, for example, Eastwest Hollywood Strings, and I hear basses all the way to the right... I absolutely hate it. It irks me so much. It just overwhelms one side. So out of balance. I've always...
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    Before You Buy...

    4:20 to 4:30 *gets moved to the drama zone*
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    Spitfire HZ Percussion: Worth the Price?

    You could take a look at Saga (, it's €149, compared to €399 (€599 for the pro) of HZP. See if that floats your boat.
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    Black Friday 2018 - What's on your Wish List?

    I mean, what isn't on my wishlist...
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    MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ?

    A delicacy of delicateness:
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    Orange Tree Samples 2018 Group Buy - 60% OFF NOW!!

    I got Mesawinds, Angelic Harp through this deal and threw in Angelic Zither for good measure. Angelic Harp might be my favourite harp, now. It's exactly what I've been looking for: a harp that isn't too 'plucky' -- or becomes so at higher velocities. I'm loving it.
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    Fluffy Audio 30% Sales until August 15th (ALL LIBRARIES)

    I just got 'Simple Flute' and 'My Log Drum' for 30% off! But seriously, I might have to grab 'Rinascimento'. I've been eyeing that one for a while, now.
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    $200 to spend maybe

    No but seriously does anyone know Caleb's whereabouts? He hasn't been seen in 13 years.
  32. Heledir

    Steinberg Iconica

    It might be a bit pricey for a beginner, but I do think it would be very suited for those only just starting out but looking for a full orchestra.
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    Any experiences with the EastWest CC Hard drive?

    How do you mean? If I'm going to get it, I would only use it for the Eastwest libraries that are on there (and future Eastwest releases). That what you mean?
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    Any experiences with the EastWest CC Hard drive?

    I'm thinking of getting it so I can clear a whole bunch of space off my current HDD, and so I don't have to download 83GB libraries like Stormdrum 3, etc. Only thing is, when I googled the specific hard drive they use, it didn't exactly show great user reviews -- lots of it stopping to work...
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    Melancholic Strings

    How about Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis:
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    SPITFIRE - Spitfire Solo Strings NEW Virtuoso Violin Total Performance Patch

    Likes: Detailed sound; shorts sound great and rich; harmonics and flautandos sound really nice. Consistent articulations; no articulations missing on say the viola (poor violas have suffered enough). Full quartet/quintet. I might actually be able to afford it. Dislikes -- or perhaps...
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    Which sample library is the most important for you?

    Hollywood Orchestra. Mostly because the majority of my music involves an orchestra and I also have no alternative. :emoji_slight_smile:
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    Children's choirs?

    8Dio's Liberis sounds (I don't own it) fantastic, from what I've heard. It is a bit more expensive that the other two, though (€498).
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    MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ?

    For the past week I've been listening to Christopher Tin's wonderful album 'The Drop That Contained The Sea' a lot:
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    I blame Hans Zimmer

    This is very recognizable! :roflmao: I've had, like, entire roundtable discussion with musician/composers I admire when taking walks or cycling around. I remember having a great conversation with Einar Selvik once. It'd be very odd if he remembers it too, though -- and cause for scientific study.
  41. Heledir

    The Deal: Get 75% off Etherealwinds Harp II by Versilian Studios!

    Anyone else keep getting their download stuck on 0kb/s? (Didn't get an order email from them either, so I can't start over.) EDIT: Nevermind. Always the bloody spam folder.
  42. Heledir

    New Hans Zimmer Strings material being recorded today!

    DISCLAIMER: No shitposting here, just lightheartedness. Not to mention, when I heard them, my first thought was: I'd so use those -- on their own. No bottle-hate here.
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    New Hans Zimmer Strings material being recorded today!

    Whatever else, bottle mic confirmed. Get hyped.
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    Looking for good solo vocal libraries

    I have EW Voices of Passion, EW Voices of Empire and @TARI's ERA II Medieval Legends: Vocal Codex. Of the three, I'd recommend the latter. Though obviously it's not classical solo voices, if that's is what you're after.
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    Hans Zimmer Strings - demos welcome here

    Hans Zimmer: Ashton, want to come work with me, son? Ashton Gleckman: *casually leans back* Yeah, cool. Whatever. Me: *RUNS AROUND HYSTERICALLY*
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    Hans Zimmer Strings - demos welcome here

    How composed (*ahem*) of a reply. See, I would be running around flipping my absolute shit, screaming and crying. But I have emotional problems. Probably.
  47. Heledir

    SPITFIRE - The Spring Wish List! LAST Chance! Use your codes by 23:59 BST TONIGHT!

    Why did they have to make it expire a few days before my paycheck comes. :'(
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