1. CineSamples

    Holiday sale kick-off - 40% off anything sitewide

    Happy Holidays! We are staying in the giving mood providing you even more crazy cool discounts all month long. Starting today until end December get a whopping 40% off any bundle or instrument of your choice! SHOP ALL 40% OFF: STRINGS 40% OFF:
  2. CineSamples

    24 Hours Only - CYBER MONDAY - 60% Off All Bundles.

    CYBER MONDAY! The last of our crazy big November sale coming to you today for only 24 Hours. It's like Black Friday again. YAY! 60% Off ANY Bundle, or 50% off any other instruments only on SHOP ALL BUNDLES:
  3. Time+Space

    Cinesamples Black Friday deals now on - 50% off everything!

    The first Black Friday deals are starting to arrive at Time+Space and we know this sale in particular will be a favourite! Save 50% across all Cinesamples titles until the end of the month! Shop the sale here > Buy from T+S and you can earn and...
  4. CineSamples

    Cinesamples - few days left - 33% off all bundles & single instruments

    Don't forget our 33% Fall Sale (ending on Oct 31st) is still going strong! Everything on the site is 33% off, even bundles. With the release of Soundscapes, today, you'll even get this new product at a discounted rate. Here's to you landing that next gig! Head on over to...
  5. CineSamples

    CINESAMPLES Soundscapes Synth - available now.

    Hi all! Cinesamples here. We just released the first in our new lineup of instruments. Soundscapes opens up an entirely new sonic palette of tonal and atonal sound design through granular synthesis. Full of interesting textures, it incorporates samples from violinist Michael Levine. A departure...
  6. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples - Soundscapes

    Looks like a cool library! Reminds me quite a bit of Elysion from Sonuscore/Best Service.
  7. ChrisSiuMusic

    3 Important Tips to Mix a Live Instrument into an Orchestral Mockup (ft. Tina Guo)

    Hi friends! In today's video, let's answer a widely asked question: How do you go about mixing live instruments in with an orchestral mockup? Let's discuss 3 considerations, and I hope you'll find these useful and practical for your own workflow. Please enjoy! In case you'd like to hear the...
  8. ChrisSiuMusic

    CinePiano: The Piano Library I Use Every Day

    Hi everyone! With so many piano libraries out there on the market, there are typically one or two that become favourites over time, for every composer. In my case, CinePiano is my clear choice, and in this video I try to explain why. Please enjoy!
  9. amadeus1

    A comparison of 10 solo violas

    Hi guys, Here's a quick comparison of 10 solo violas by a variety of top of the line manufacturers. Best, Bill
  10. A

    String library suggestions

    Greetings everyone. I'm looking forward to buy the Cinestrings Core library from Cinesamples; Also keen to the sound of LA scoring strings. I do have the Albion range and some libraries from 8dio, but they don't quite cut it. Was looking at this one to use as my main one and underlay the rest...
  11. Time+Space

    New Synthogy piano deals + buy 3 Cinesamples titles get 50% off

    SYNTHOGY IS OFFERING YOU THE CHANCE TO GET RARE DISCOUNTS ON TWO OF THE WORLD'S MOST REALISTIC, EXPRESSIVE AND PLAYABLE VIRTUAL PIANO COLLECTIONS - BUY NOW AND SAVE UP TO 30%! Ivory II Italian Grand combines the extraordinary Italian 10 Foot Concert Grand Piano with Synthogy's groundbreaking...
  12. Time+Space

    50% off Cinesamples Sew What percussion library

    IT'S NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE DAY THIS SATURDAY... "SO WHAT!?" WE HEAR YOU CRY. EXACTLY! 'SEW WHAT' FROM CINESAMPLES IS 50% OFF THIS WEEKEND - EXCLUSIVE TO TIME+SPACE! Cinesamples SEW WHAT is a combo of single-shot pitched and non-pitched percussion derived from an array of sewing...
  13. Vesuvius

    Cinesamples Questions

    Hello everyone. I'm still new to posting, so I hope this is in the right place. I currently own EastWest Hollywood Orchestra Diamond and Spitfire Albion ONE as my orchestral libraries. I love Albion for doing epic trailer style compositions, but I come from a background of contemporary classical...
  14. ChrisSiuMusic

    Mixing Orchestral Music Live! My Personal Approach

    Hi friends! In the start of this new series, I'm so excited to take you through a live mixing demonstration of my newest piece 'Path to Freedom'. In this first part, we'll explore taking our tracks and organizing them in a simple and clean way. Please enjoy! Every subsequent part will be...
  15. ChrisSiuMusic

    Path to Freedom (Official Audio)

    A Disney-inspired orchestral piece to lift your spirits during this time of Covid-19. Enjoy!
  16. ChrisSiuMusic

    Writing A Brass CHORALE Using CineBrass Sonore

    Hi composers! Today's video is another fun one. Let's write a brass-inspired chorale using members of the CineBrass family. Please enjoy!!
  17. 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...
  18. xanderscores

    Choir sample "newbie" considering Cinesamples' Voxos 2 - good idea?

    I've rarely used choir before and if so then the ones included in the VI Special Edition. Now I feel it's time to upgrade. After watching a few product videos, I was especially impressed with Voxos 2. Why? Because of * the auto voice-leading feature spreading chords between the different...
  19. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples - Taylor Davis Violin (Reviewed)

    Hey friends! Today we'll be reviewing a wonderful new library from Cinesamples, featuring video game violinist herself Taylor Davis. Please enjoy!
  20. Bluemount Score

    OT MA1 Horns a9 vs. Cinesamples Twelve Horn Ensemble

    I'm in fact very happy with my fff MA1 Horns and don't really know of anything better. Still, does anybody own both and could provide a comparison to the 12 Horns Library from Cinesamples? Do 3 more Horns really add something worth noticing? Do they get as loud as Metropolis Ark? etc.
  21. Time+Space

    Save up to 89% - new deals at Time+Space!

    We've just added a host of new offers to the T+S store and don't forget to redeem your loyalty points to save even more! 50% off AAS instruments and effects PLUS 2 free Sound Packs of your choice worth £58:
  22. Kubler

    Sony Room Tone : how to use it ?

    Hi everyone ! I discovered this freebie recently and was a bit puzzled at first. I guess it is meant to add an element of realism and cohesiveness to a mix made of perfectly processed virtual libraries. I read someone's comment that said it added some kind of subtle "texture" to the sound...
  23. ChrisSiuMusic

    So this sounds fun...

    I should've expected this from such fungi's...I mean fun guys..o_O Okay I'll just leave this here.
  24. Bluemount Score


    So what's your favorite Trumpet Ensemble / Solo patch / library? Dynamic range is always appreciated. True legato a must. I'm mainly looking for a heroic, loud sound that doesn't need too much tweaking. I've already had Cinesamples Core / Pro in mind but haven't been able to find too many audio...
  25. ChrisSiuMusic

    Reviewing Cinesamples' MONSTER Low Winds

    Hey all! Let's dive into the newest product from Cinesamples; a fantastically recorded woodwind library that'll add a major punch to your palette.
  26. Arise

    VOXOS 2 and Olympus Elements, main differences?

    Hey guys, I don't really have a dedicated choir library, however I do have the choirs in Metropolis Ark 1. I was looking to expand with a dedicated, versatile (can do lower and higher dynamics well), intuitive and easy to use choir library. I am a bit limited on my choices, as: - it needs to be...
  27. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples - Voices Of War (A Seriously Menacing Choir Library)

    Hey friends! Today let's discuss a new Cinesamples library called 'Voices of War'. This one focuses on Vikings, war, and even death, so it's perfect for those intense situations where you need a touch of darkness in your score. Enjoy!
  28. Bluemount Score

    CineWinds Core vs. Symphonic Woodwinds

    Cinesamples CineWinds Core or Spitfire Symphonic Woodwinds What would be your choice, overall and mainly in terms of realism. Which one blends better in the mix with other libraries? NI Symphony Series Woodwinds would be a third choice of mine, but I don‘t think it can compete with the other...
  29. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples: 90's Retro Trumpets (A Review)

    Hey composers! In my final video of the year, I wanted to end off with a review of one of my favourite libraries to date, and this is the 90's Retro Trumpets from Cinesamples. It's a beautiful library intended for soaring trumpet melodies. Please enjoy!
  30. dog1978

    Voxos2 Upgrade question

    I owned Cinesamples Voxos. Now I downloaded the files for the update Voxos2. At the screenshot you see at the left my Voxos1 files, perfectly working. At the right side the downloads of Voxos2 (zip file and rar files) unpacked. I see the sample folder, but no instruments and so on. Can somebody...
  31. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples: ancient bones

    Instant buy for me. Halloween theme coming out next Wednesday using this library.
  32. Time+Space

    14th September - This week's new music production news and offers

    Here's this week's round up of new releases and special offers from leading brands at Time+Space to help you make even better music! For more info about each one, click the links below or just visit our website at New iZotope RX 7 Get Cinematique Instruments Vertigo and...
  33. ChrisSiuMusic

    I Can't Wait.

    Holy crap I'm so hyped...
  34. TheMetalborn

    Starting a Kontakt library...

    Hello everyone, fairly new to the forum. I have begun composing for my own personal project. The project is Progressive Death Metal with Cinematic Elements set in Space. I am currently using East West Quantum Leap Composer Cloud and I’m honestly not crazy about the samples themselves. As a...
  35. Callum Hoskin

    What String Library Should I Buy???

    I currently own VSL Special Edition Strings Vol. 1 and East West Hollywood Strings which is my main string library. I am now looking at getting another string library like Cinestrings, Spitfire Symphonic Strings or Hans Zimmer Strings. I just wanted some opinions on these string libraries and...
  36. Epicurse

    FS - Cinesamples Voxos 2 - Kontakt license

    Hello everyone, Cinesamples licenses cannot be resold per their EULA. Thx, Epicurse.
  37. Epicurse

    WTB - VOXOS 2 Epic Choirs by Cinesamples

    I would like to buy VOXOS 2 Epic Choirs by Cinesamples from you... Please PM me for an offer I can't refuse. Thx, Epicurse.
  38. Pianistikboy

    Seven Kings - New mix + choir and percussions

    Hey everybody, I've made a new mix of my orchestral piece 'Seven Kings'. I've also added a choir and some percussions like taikos. I think the music is better like this. I would be happy to have your impressions and feedback on it. Thank you !! And thanks for listening !
  39. arpegiah

    New Cubase Pro 9 & 9.5 Expression Maps Available

    Hi guys, it`s been a while, busy finishing my new single "Shepherds journey" New Expression Maps are available on my website. Latest add on are Metropolis Ark 3, Hollywood Choir Gold, CineSamples-CineBrass Core, Albion One and EW-Voices Of The Empire. Now the Custom Expression Maps comes with...
  40. A

    Predator Theme for virtual orchestra

    I had a pop at recreating Alan Silvestri's Predator Theme with virtual instruments. The libraries are shown in the video along with some broad analysis of the harmony. What do you guys think?
  41. ChrisSiuMusic

    CineSamples' CinePiano

    A review of CinePiano:
  42. Rach

    New Nonprofit Supporting Composers With Disabilities

    Able Artist Foundation: AAF is a new nonprofit in the United States created by me, Stephen Letnes, and I think it can be of service to many people who belong to this forum. Who is it for and what do you do? AAF supports people with disabilities on government assistance...
  43. kurtvanzo

    Cinesamples issues.

    I really appreciate the recent update to Cinebrass Core, and really have tried to support Cinesamples in the past with posts as well as purchasing most of what they have. But for existing customers Cinesamples has some bass-ackwards way of doing things. For example, Now that Cineharps is $179 I...
  44. Time+Space

    Time+Space Black Friday Deals - Day 3

    Hi all It's been another busy day here at T+S HQ with a raft of new deals added to the website. Here's a summary of what's new today... 78% off Toontrack EZkeys Mellotoon 64% off four EZKeys MIDI Packs 50% off Vir2 Instruments (MOJO Horns, Aeris, Acou6tics) 70% off selected Big Fish sample...
  45. A

    Danny Elfman | The Simpsons Theme | Re-make

    A complete re-make of Danny Elfman's infamous Simpsons Theme. What do you guys reckon? Any pointers? Woodwinds: Spitfire Audio Symphonic Woodwinds Brass: Cinebrass Core & Pro, Sample Modelling Trumpets and Trombones, Albion FX Percussion: Spitfire Joby Burgess Percussion, Harp = Orchestral...
  46. C

    Hello from Melbourne!

    Hey everyone, I'm a freelance composer based out of Melbourne, Australia. I've been lurking here a few months but want to be more involved in the community. I've been composing for a number of years but only really seriously since I finished uni at the end of 2013. Since then, I've been...
  47. N

    Walt Disney logo mock up

    Hey guys! I know it's been a while, but I did another mock up. Please check it out and comment. Thank you! Walt Disney logo mock up (1990-2006)
  48. C

    CineBrass PRO: Installer Can't Find .RAR Files

    Hi Everyone, I am currently trying to install the latest v1.6 of CineBrass PRO on my computer, but I am having trouble with a seemingly incorrect "missing .rar files" error message, which prevents the install. I am following the same exact procedure that led to a successful...
  49. A

    Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo - Mock-up

    A complete re-recording of Bernard Herrmann's iconic main theme from "Vertigo" (1958), realised with virtual instruments. Spitfire are supposedly releasing a specific Herrmann collaboration, but in the meantime, these sounds work well. What do you think? Sounds used: Strings: Spitfire Audio...
  50. A

    My Computer is a 1950s Orchestra - Part 2

    Hello, I had a lot of fun doing the first one of these and learned a few things, so decided to do another to see if I could better it. What do you think? Sounds used: Strings: Spitfire Audio Chamber Strings & Orchestral Tools OSR Brass: Cinesamples Cinebrass Core and Cinebrass PRO Woodwinds...