brass

  1. nuyo

    CineBrass matching String Library

    What Libraries do blend well with the tonal comour of Cinebrass ? Cinematic Studio String seems a bit to warm. Cine Strings might be an option since it was developed by the same company as CineBrass.
  2. A

    It's time to buy a new Brass Library, like... JXL Brass?

    Hey guys! (Tom's here!)... LOL Ok, let's get to the point: I'm starting to buy my first serious sample libraries. I've heard and tried several, and frankly the ones I liked the most (in general) are those of Orchestral Tools, also because I like their philosophy of creating libraries that can...
  3. secondtiersound

    Know EastWest Hollywood Brass - Really Well

    Opus is around the corner. And it seems to be great. Before you sink your teeth into that library, and pay "quite a bit to be honest", don't forget that the old ones are still good. Especially the Brass. Here is a video on how to really master that library, that is, knowing how to use it...
  4. musicalweather

    Shout out to Orchestral Tools' Rotary

    Just want to give a shout out to OT's Rotary (free!) library. This big band library is quite extensive: solo trumpet, mute trumpet, trombone, and bari sax, as well as sax and brass sections. It gives you a nice variety of hits/stabs -- falls, shakes, scoops, and staccatissimo -- as well as...
  5. reborn579

    My first big orchestral brass work

    hi guys! here's a track from my new album i've just released - 'humanity'. it's one of the first songs i write which features a big brass part: horns, trombones, tubas and even some trumpets. i'm curious what you guys think :) (the brass comes in around the 0:30 mark)
  6. jrrshop

    50% off EastWest

    50% off EastWest: https://www.jrrshop.com/eastwest?dir=asc&order=name EastWest Fab Four $149.50 EastWest Ghostwriter $149.50 EastWest Goliath $149.50 EastWest Gypsy $149.50 EastWest Hollywood Backup Singers $149.50 EastWest Hollywood Brass Diamond $149.50 EastWest Hollywood Brass Gold $99.50...
  7. Duncan Formosa

    Saturday Morning Cartoon Theme

    Came up with this short little theme and it reminded me a bit of Saturday morning cartoons. Got to give a special thanks to my friend Alan McGeoch who recorded the guitar lines (with the exception of the second guitar near the end, I came up with that idea later on and he got really busy and...
  8. Duncan Formosa

    To The Rescue!

    Attempted to write a piece with the idea of a hero going off on adventure to rescue the love interest and then they venture off into the sunset. Tried to make it sound like an old fashioned adventure theme.
  9. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinematic Studio Woodwinds: A Review

    Hey everyone! In today's sample library review, let's take a look at the long-awaited release from Cinematic Studios: the woodwinds. How does it hold up?
  10. J

    What's the type of that Brass?

    Hey, What is the type of that Brass? How do I search for it? Could you recommend any libraries, vsts which have that sound? Thank you ;)
  11. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Talos Brass

    Oh, look. It's a video that's not about strings. For those strong of wallet and brave of... wallet, look here: https://www.audioimperia.com/collections/all/products/talos-epic-brass-ensembles
  12. ChrisSiuMusic

    Performance Samples VOYAGE - Discussion!

    Yessss!
  13. ChrisSiuMusic

    Empty Holes [Official Lyric Video]

    Happy 2021 my friends! I hope you're staying well and safe throughout these difficult times, but a new year means a fresh start, and with that, I'd like to kick things off with my first original song in over 3 years. Songwriting was always my first love, so it was really a pleasure to revisit my...
  14. ChrisSiuMusic

    The most flexible runs library yet?

    HWW watch out...
  15. Ben

    Big Bang Orchestra Bundle - New Andromeda Expansion!

    Edit: I'm happy to announce the Big Bang Orchestra: Andromeda Expansion BBO: Andromeda’s Con Sordino Expansion Set focuses on the quiet side of the orchestra: Con Sordino, played very softly in the range from pianississimo to mezzopiano. All string and brass players play con sordino (muted)...
  16. jrrshop

    30% off Audio Modeling Physically Modeled Orchestral Instruments

    30% off Audio Modeling bundles. Physically modeled, super expressive and responsive orchestral instrument plugins: https://www.jrrshop.com/audio-modeling?dir=desc&order=special_from_date Audio Modeling SWAM All In Bundle $1,050 Audio Modeling SWAM Solo Brass Bundle $480 Audio Modeling SWAM Solo...
  17. nuyo

    Why aren't Trumpets used anymore ?

    I know they still get used in Scores. But if you compare the Brass Section to the Strings Section, the Trumpet plays very rarely in most of todays film score while the violin plays everywhere.
  18. slowdon

    Scoring for brass ensemble – mock-up with Spitfire BBCSO Core

    Hello all! For those interested, you can follow my Logic session for a nine piece brass ensemble piece ‘The Once And Future King’. All instruments are from Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra Core, plus standard Logic EQ and reverbs. Best wishes, Simon
  19. Meredithmoo25

    French Horn player and composer available for remote session work

    Hi Everyone, My name is Meredith and I a professional French Horn player and Composer, but currently paying the bills doing remote session work on the horn. I am a seasoned session player having performed on soundtracks for Disney, Marvel, and Pixar as well as with artists such as Sir Paul...
  20. P

    Should I buy some a la carte brass from JXL now or wait for Berlin Brass?

    I was always quite fond of Berlin Brass, as it was the first brass collection for which the demos felt really tight and realistic. I've always kept the berlin collection in the back of my mind but never had the money or the need for such an extensive collection. Now that the SINE player allows a...
  21. E

    Smart Voice Split on Kontakt

    Hello, Is there another sample library (preferably orchestral) that have smart voice split feature like session horns and session strings? Here's an example: Thank you.
  22. Soundiron Team

    Tips & Tricks: Creating A Realistic Orchestral Space with Reverb

    In this Tips & Tricks video, Craig Peters shows you his approach to creating a realistic orchestral space with LiquidSonics Cinematic Rooms reverb. He shows you how to take dry orchestral instruments and place them into a beautiful hall, how to make more reverberant samples sound dry, using...
  23. gohrev

    Experiment/Composition: Red, Purple, Orange – Colours of the Orchestra

    Hi everyone, I wanted to experiment with the various 'colours' within an orchestra, from growling bassoons to sugarcoated French horns. Wouldn't dare to call this an actual composition, but it taught me a great deal about orchestration and how to work with VSTs. (That said, I think the...
  24. P

    Synchronized Dimension Brass - Whats it like ? (Very few if any walkthrough videos out there)

    I am looking at adding more VSL to my template, and love the Woodwinds. In particular, Synchronized Dimension Brass - however, there is very few walk through's or reviews about it out there (love a good video review /walk through) I do realise it is based on the earlier Dimension Brass...
  25. amadeus1

    VSL Synchron Big Bang Orchestra - IZAR

    Hey guys, Here's a video detailing the IZAR low brass cluster library for those needing unique brass cluster effects. Thanks, Bill
  26. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Sample Aid #7 - Studio Series Fire Trumpet

    Studio Series Fire Trumpet Studio Fire Trumpet is the latest addition to our catalog. Utilizing recording techniques for gathering a dry and modern sound, the resulting library is an instrument that fits perfectly in any sort of Pop, Salsa, or Latin music. The Trumpet is characterized by its...
  27. borghipablo

    Jazz Band recording Service

    Hello my friends! I need to record a Jazz band for a TV Show, I cant find Studios with that king of ensambles, can someone give a clue? thanks Pablo
  28. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Century Ostinato Brass Trombones & Tuba

    8Dio Century Ostinato Brass Trombones & Tuba Century Ostinato Brass offers an abundance of short note figures as well as fully tempo synchronized Agile ostinato patterns captured at three different speeds, and two articulate Flowing portato patterns. These lush and varied sequences are paired...
  29. ChrisSiuMusic

    Common Orchestral Doublings & Combinations (Explored)

    Hey everyone! I hope you're having a wonderful day! I'd like to share with you a video on orchestral instrument doublings. This is a widely discussed topic that works especially well with auditory examples, so I hope this video gives you some insights. As always, let me know if you have any...
  30. ChrisSiuMusic

    How To Write and Orchestrate For Woodwinds and Brass - Explained!

    Hi friends! Today, let's take a slightly different path and examine how to write in a chorale style for woodwinds and brass. With so many colours at our disposal, what's a good way to approach this? Let's dive in.
  31. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio New Release 'Century Ostinato Brass Trumpets & Horns'

    Century Ostinato Brass Trumpets & Horns The 8Dio Century Series is the definitive state-of-the-art collection of hyper-realistic orchestral instruments. Century continues to represent our most significant leap forward in hall based orchestral sampling to date. With this latest addition, we...
  32. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Flash Sale Alternative Ensemble Weekend

    8Dio Alternative Ensemble Weekend CAGE (Custom Aleatoric Group Effects) Welcome to CAGE bundle for Strings, Brass & Woodwinds – the most comprehensive collection of Orchestral Effects ever done. CAGE comes in three dedicated volumes for Strings, Brass, and Woodwinds and each volume contains...
  33. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio The Big Orchestra & Choir Sale

    The Big Orchestra & Choir Sale This weekend equip your studio with a 440 Person Orchestra perfectly tailored to Epic Trailer Music. Majestica (240 Piece Epic Orchestra) $198 - Lacrimosa 200 Person Epic Choir $198. Combine this sale with our Custom Bundle Maker...
  34. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Infinite Brass

    Get it here: https://www.aaronventure.com/infinite-brass Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  35. fretti

    CLOSED NI Crossgrade Brass (30€)

    Hi all! I'm selling my Crossgrade for Native Instruments Symphony Series Brass Collection. Note: This is the crossgrade, not the full product. You need the Symphony Series Essentials (e.g. through Komplete) in order for the upgrades to work. The transfer ID's are ready to go. Brass...
  36. 8Dio Productions

    Save up to 50% Off With Our Custom Bundle Maker

    8Dio Custom Bundle Maker As part of our creative care package to support the musical community during the current crisis we are introducing a new custom bundle maker! Get up to 50% discount with our custom discount program*. Here is how it works Add your chosen product(s) or bundle(s) to...
  37. Cory Pelizzari

    Buyer's Guide to the Metropolis Arks

    Libraries: https://www.orchestraltools.com/store/collections Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  38. AdamSold

    New Life Logo 2020 /w BBC SO

    Hey guys! I finished this short piece recently. Experimenting a lot with this amazing library from Spitfire and im enjoying it so much. Planning to create something longer soon. Its a kinda movie logo music. Comments r welcome.
  39. Ben

    VSL Up to 50% Off Winds Sale

    Our current special offer applies to all of our Woodwinds and Brass products! Save up to 50% on all SYNCHRON and VI Collections. Single Instruments are included as well. Save 50 % by completing a bundle! Log in, add a bundle, e.g. Winds Complete, to your basket, and see how little you’re going...
  40. filipjonathan

    Spitfire Epic Brass & Woodwinds Demo

    Hey guys! Here is a short piece I wrote, featuring Spitfire Epic Brass & Woodwinds, clearly inspired by the phenomenal John Williams. Hope you like it :)
  41. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Best Cinematic Orchestral Sample Libraries Money Can Buy (My Guide For 2020)

    Hi Vi-loving peers! This is the culmination of my opinions on the libraries I think that will give you a super solid foundation in composing cinematic orchestral music. If you'd prefer to have a physical guide to read over, please download the PDF I created specifically for this video in the...
  42. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio: The Bible of SALSA: Volume Three is Available Now!

    The Bible of SALSA: Volume Three is Available Now The third volume completes the circle of the Bible of Salsa. In contrast with Volumes One and Two, The Bible of Salsa Volume Three is all about writing music. While One and Two will allow you to create real salsa tunes in a matter of minutes...
  43. 8Dio Productions

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 8!

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 8! For the next 48 hours, get our Advanced Steel String Guitar FREE with any purchase of $98 or more! Only 24 hours left to grab our 37 person Orchestral Choir 'Requiem Pro' for $88 and our Century Brass Bundle for $248...
  44. barteredbride

    CLOSED SOLD. VSL - 62-70% discount !! with free shipping, free elicenser and transfer fee

    EDIT: EVERYTHING IS NOW SOLD. I´m leaving this thread so others can guage market prices, etc. FREE insured shipping / courier to all EU countries. FREE new USB e-licenser Steinberg / Vienna Key. I will pay the VSL transfer fee. All standard libraries. VSL prices in brackets. SOLD - BUNDLE...
  45. barteredbride

    CLOSED 50% - 75% DISCOUNT! VSL (Vienna Symphonic Library)

    Please delete - created other post
  46. M

    Torn about Brass/Woods libraries...

    So I've been composing for about 4-5 years now and it feels like I'm starting to hit a wall with what I can do with Brass and Woodwinds now that I've actually started scoring projects. Albion One is great for big epic sounds, but doesn't let me compose for instrument sections (plus, I don't...
  47. Bluemount Score

    Looking for NI Symphony Series compositions

    Owning the full collection from KU-CE 12, I would like to give it a try and see what‘s actually possible. Barely used it before but everything should be put to a test under fair conditions. I‘m curious what you already got out of the strings, brass and woodwinds, as I could only find very few...
  48. DID CHOI

    Cinematic Studio Brass vs Sample Modeling vs Angry Brass – Trailer Music Comparison

    Hey guys, I made another comparison video of CSB and Sample Modeling, and this time, Angry Brass. Three very different libraries, two highly esteemed, one free. This video features trailer-style music, with brassy horn ensembles, fast repeating trumpets, and low brass ostinati. For anyone...
  49. DID CHOI

    Sample modeling vs cinematic studio brass comparison

    Hey guys, I made a comparison video of CSB and Sample Modeling, two very different libraries, both highly esteemed. This video features just legatos in a lyrical setting. For anyone going between these two libraries or just curious how they compare, I hope this helps! Overall impressions: Very...
  50. D

    Fluid Shorts II

    Fluid Shorts II INTRO SALE – $59 THROUGH AUGUST 27TH (REG. $89) Available here: http://www.performancesamples.com/fluidshortsii Fluid Shorts II revisits performance-sourced chamber string shorts, but takes things a step further. Just like in the original Fluid Shorts, the multi-samples are...
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