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  1. Q

    Logic Pro - Articulation ID sent to multiple MIDI channels - how?

    Hello :) I use Hollywood Strings with Opus. I have 3 instruments loaded on 3 channels on one track. They all share the same Articluations. (1st Violins, Divisi A, Divisi B) If I enter a note and assign an articlution, it only works if the note is on channel 1. How can I config the...
  2. TheRealNerevar

    Trailer music ! But something seems off...

    Hello there, here is a track that i wrote in a few hours, i'm satisfied with some things that are happening in there, but there is something that seems a little weird, and i don't get what it is... If someone could help me, whether it be for composition, or arranging, or mixing or whatever bugs...
  3. josh_campbell

    Progressive Rock & Metal

    Hello fellow composers! My name is Josh. I wasn't sure what kind of reaction (if any) I would get for posting in here. Like most of you, I am a composer of different styles, including orchestral, honing my craft and finding my way. Well, my other passion is progressive rock and metal and I...
  4. Alfeus Aditya

    Somewhere In My Memory (John Williams)

    This is a piano cover that I made with the orchestra from EWHO, what do you think, I still really like the sound of HWO, especially the strings. Many thanks
  5. amadeus1

    A Comparison of 9 Top Solo String Basses

    Hi guys, Here's a video on most articulations of 9 Solo String Basses including VSL, Synchron, VIP, Chris Heins, Cinestrings, Spitfire, East West, Orchestral Tools, Embertone, and the Kontakt Factory. Best, Bill
  6. 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
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    For Sale Ignore

  8. alir1296

    Play 6 RAM usage starts very high then drops off gradually, sounds also cutting out

    Hi guys, I am a student and recently signed up for the East West composer cloud X stay at home deal. I am on a Dell laptop with an Intel Core i7-10510U, 16GB (15.8 Usable) RAM and a 64bit operating system. I write a lot of film music and am using East West's Hollywood Orchestra Gold libraries...
  9. SCP173

    [SOLVED] How to use East West Composer Cloud sounds in Cubase???

    Hello, So I'm currently learning how to use Cubase Elements 10 (I'm a complete beginner). I want to start practicing making my tracks with sound samples from East West Composer cloud, but I am so confused on how to get the sounds into Cubase. I've downloaded some libraries already, and looked...
  10. M

    Unwanted flanging in East West Play 6 Software

    Hi all, I've been having some issues with the EastWest Play 6.1.5 in Logic Pro X ... everything I run through the player sounds like it has a flange on it. All my other sample libraries and players work fine, and the EW stuff sounds like this both in headphones and in my monitors. Any ideas...
  11. M

    FS: Ilok licenses for sale - SoundToys 5, Altiverb 7 and more...

    I'm selling the following software licenses. They are currently residing on several iLok 2 keys. I can transfer them individually or if you buy two or more you can save 10%. PM me here if interested, thanks~ Soundtoys Native 5 Bundle (two separate licenses available) - $449 / each Ultrachannel...
  12. K

    Found a gem in the old east west symphonic orchestra

    I've had the composer cloud for probably about a year now and I still find new things every day. Today I found out that the symphonic orchestra includes some Wagner Tuba patches! Very cool! One of my favorite auxiliary instruments. It seems to blend pretty well with the newer hollywood orchestra...
  13. mdjohnson

    EW Spaces II - recommended settings for cinematic music?

    I'm pretty new to cinematic composing. I'm using Composers Cloud - are there some typical go-to Spaces II settings/presets you guys use for cinematic orchestral music? I've seen it recommended to have short, medium, and long reverbs as a general starting place to apply to different instruments...
  14. mdjohnson

    EW Space II - recommended settings for cinematic music?

    I'm pretty new to cinematic composing. I'm using Composers Cloud - are there some typical go-to Spaces II settings you guys use for cinematic orchestral music? I've seen it recommended to have short, medium, and long reverbs as a general starting place to apply to different instruments, but I...
  15. I

    Mix Suggestions for my Piece Hollywood Fanfare

    Hi everyone, I've been following these forums for a few years now, and have learned some really great stuff from all the generous contributions that the community has provided. But I've reached a point where what I really need is some direct feedback from people who are much more experienced...
  16. T

    Upgrading from 2011 MacBook Pro

    Hey all. Here's my current set up: MacBook Pro 13" Early 2011 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 8 GB RAM OSX 10.9.5 Pro Tools 11 East West Hollywood Orchestra Diamond Axe FX II XL+ (guitar effects processor & audio interface) PreSonus Audiobox USB 96 (audio interface) I write/record orchestral rock and...
  17. amadeus1

    Top 14 Cellos from 11 Top String Libraries

    Hi guys, Here's a video comparing 14 solo cellos. Thanks, Bill
  18. amadeus1

    11 Top Solo Violin Legato Patches Compared

    Hi guys, Here's a link to the solo violin comparisons with descriptions: LA Scoring Strings, East West Solo Violin, EW Symphonic Orchestra Solo Violin, Quantum Leap Gypsy Violin, Vienna Symphonic Library Solo Violin, Chris Hein Solo Violin, Joshua Bell Solo Violin, Friedlander Solo Violin...
  19. B

    Needing Assistance Setting up EW Play-based libraries for Orchestral Template in Logic X

    Hello V.I. Control Community, I'm new to Vienna Ensemble Pro 6, and I'm having some trouble setting up Eastwest Play-based libraries in my orchestral template in Logic X. After reading though the VE6 manual a couple of times, and watching several youtube tutorials, I'm still stuck trying to set...
  20. Epicomposer

    East West - Hollywood Choirs (REVIEW)

    Hollywood Choirs is the name of renowned L.A.-based virtual instruments developer East West/Quantum Leap‘s most recent product and their long-awaited sequel to 2005’s acclaimed Symphonic Choirs. The virtual instrument features a symphonic female and male choir meticulously captured by a...
  21. A

    Will An Audio Interface Fix This Issue? (Final)

    Ok so it seems the main issue I am having right now is that I have built a larger template for making Orchestral Music and what is happening is that I am using PLAY instruments which is on SSD's and Kontakt Instruments which is on a 2tb Hardrive. I notice that when I start putting stuff together...
  22. A

    East West HollyWood Orchestra Problems

    Ok so I am quite annoyed and kind of regretting buying from this company as I have a powerful intel core I7 64gb of ram, 3.60gz Windows 10 pc working with FL studio 12.5, and when I load up my Hollywood Orchestra Diamond template my DAW is lagging bad and even force closed on me when putting...
  23. kurtvanzo

    For Developers: Progress info helpful?

    After enjoying Bohemien Violin I wanted to see where the Cello and Viola were at in their development. Unlike most other companies who keep upcoming releases close to the chest, Virharmonic keep a page of their progress. Not easy to find on the website, it does help me as a buyer to prepare (ie...
  24. Michael Antrum

    New East West Product This Week - Competition

    Just been over the East West site and they have a new product coming out this week. There is a competition on the Facebook Page (HERE) if you can guess what it is. I'm betting its not Hollywood Didgeridoo myself..... Anyone know/suspect what it is.....?
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    VEPRO Superslow/totally freezes when connected with Cubase 9 (running Play template) *FIXED*

    Hello, Like the title says VEPRO is Superslow/totally freezes when connected with Cubase 9 (running Play template). Anyone else experiencing this problem and have a solution? I'm running one 6 i7 core machine with HWS and HOP, and another 8 AMD Ryzen core machine with HWB and HOW.
  26. JN Music

    Game of Thrones main title with tin whistle!

    Hello everyone, this is Joshua from Hong Kong. I've done some work for Chinese TV dramas and some Hong Kong films. Here's a personal project that I would like some feedback to, as I aim to improve my skills in mixing/arranging/orchestrating etc.. This is my personal take of the Game of Thrones...
  27. R

    Unable To Install EW Installation Center on Hackintosh

    Hello, I am a brand new member of both the VI Control and the Hackintosh community. I have just completed my very first Hackintosh. Its primary purpose is for recording/performing live with virtual instruments through Mainstage. After installing Sierra I signed up to 'Composer Cloud', but...
  28. DavidL

    Star Wars Force Awakens - Rey's Theme Mockup

    Hey everyone, this was my first time doing something of this scale, so just wanted to share it with y'all and get your thoughts. Arsenal: EW Hollywood Orchestra Gold, ProjectSAM Concert Harp, and Ravenscroft 275 in Cubase 7.5. Hope you enjoy it!
  29. creativeforge

    EastWest EWI center: crawling speed downloads

    Hi, I'm trying to update my EW library with the latest updates. PLAY 5 went fine. But now, some of my libraries don't show on their website, and I have to download and install the updates from the EWIC. It took over 5 hours for Piano Gold to do so. Is that normal? Any tip on how I could speed...
  30. calebfaith

    EW Hollywood Solo Violin Review/Walkthrough

    Hi, Let me know what you'd like to see next and don't forget to subscribe! Here is the review:
  31. calebfaith

    EW Hollywood Harp Gold Review/Walkthrough

    Hi, Here's the review: Let me know what you'd like to see next and don't forget to subscribe for more reviews! - Caleb
  32. toddkedwards

    Help! Cubase Pro 8.5 not showing Play 5-Solved

    I just installed Play 5 onto my Mac (running 10.11.6, El Capitan) and when I try loading an instrument track in Cubase Pro 8.5, I cannot seem to find Play as an option but I can run Play in stand alone mode. Has anyone experience this problem before? If so, how can I fix it? Any help would be...
  33. sinkd

    Mockup of Abadis Forest using EWQLSO Gold

    Hi everyone, A second year student of mine posted this transcription and mockup that he accomplished using SO Gold. Original track is by Hyperduck Soundworks for the game Dust: An Elysian Tale. Pretty spiffy if you ask me. :thumbsup: Constructive feedback welcome.
  34. Brendon Williams

    A Tale Begins – Fantasy/Adventure Track Featuring Crystal Flute

    Hi Everyone! I recently decided to post this track of mine on Soundcloud that I wrote over a year ago. It's a fantasy/adventure main theme I wrote for a game that may never see the light of day. Here are some of the sample libraries I used: EW Hollywood Strings and Brass EW Symphonic...
  35. Jetzer

    MIDI mockup of The Last Samurai by Hans Zimmer (cover)

    Did this about a year ago, don't think I ever shared it here. Fun to listen what my mockups sounded like a year ago, that solo cello though...ugh. Learned a lot from doing this + it was a lot of fun! Can recommend it to anyone. The piece is called "A Small Measure of Peace" from the original...
  36. N

    Feedback for my first slave PC build (EastWest, VE Pro)

    Hello all, I'm at an exciting point right now where I have the budget to take the plunge and build my first slave PC to improve my workflow. I'm confident that my choices of parts work well enough with each other, but I did have a couple general questions that I would appreciate advice on from...
  37. M

    Giving Play another try

    Hi, like mentioned in the title, I'm again looking at Play, would like to layer some strings, thought about HS. Does anybody have an idea how to fix this? It says that there is no path for Diamond while I'm trying to create a path for Gold. And this, thought that while figuring out how to...
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