1. 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...
  2. ChrisSiuMusic

    Bunker Samples: Bunker Strings Vol. 1 (Reviewed)

    In today's video, let's take a look at a niche string library that effectively complements your existing libraries.
  3. L

    [QUESTION] Which Orchestral Libraries are a must-have for film/game scoring?

    If you could choose only one per category, i.e (Solo Strings, would be separate from the orchestral range of string libraries). Which Libraries are a must-have and why? I am trying to build myself a collection of libraries that I would be able to compose almost any orchestral score with...
  4. musictheorist

    Which Sample Libraries Have These Bowed/Waterphone Sounds?

    I have heard of them on some animated TV show. I've been trying to find which libraries/plug-ins have these samples, they seem to be specific like the Symphobia 1 rips. Do you recognize any of these bowed/waterphone sounds and know what library these sounds are from as shown in the links I...
  5. wuubb

    Host samples on NAS with 10gbe

    So this is part question, part personal anecdote from my own setup. I currently have a Linux server that I use as a NAS with 3x1TB SSDs with all of my samples on them. Back when I built this SSD's were really $$$ so it seemed like a good idea at the time. The server has a Mellanox Infiniband...
  6. B

    Cubase Folder Structure Question?

    Hey All on VI, Recently I deleted some recorded vocals that were stored in an "Untitled folder," they weren't contained in my Cubase Project Folder. After trying multiple data recovery programs, each program that was able to locate them and recovered, every time the WAV file came was corrupt...
  7. nickmurraymusic

    ULTIMATE Spiccato Strings Shootout - Which Library Sounds Best?

    I decided to pull up 19 different Spiccato String libraries and test which one sounds the best (at the time of making this video). I tested Spitfire Audio's Albion One, Albion Legacy, Albion 2 Loegria, Albion 3 Iceni, Mural (Legacy), Spitfire Symphonic Strings, Hans Zimmer Strings, BML Sable...
  8. nickmurraymusic

    Sample Logic Drum Fury - First look

    Sample Logic just released a super clean-looking percussion library called "Drum Fury". This is a full walkthrough of the plugin. I test out the samples and give it a good run! Watch here:
  9. beyd770

    What kinds of woodwinds does Blakus use in this video?

    I know the strings/brass-samples are custom made, but I can not find out what f.ex SO 2fl legato etc is. I see Berlin Woodwinds, Albion 1 Legacy/ONE, but I'm stuck at the flutes! Any takers? :)
  10. K

    Noob question about using tonal samples in Battery 4

    Hi, after simply ignoring Battery 4 for years cause the included drum kits where just not my thing I realized with the new NI expansions there is really interesting stuff in it for my ambient/chill etc. kind of songs. Now a probably dumb question but I have not used samplers a lot (prefer...
  11. G

    Paragon NTFS or MacDrive

    I'm getting a new PC Slave, Currently been using a single Mac. So my samples all reside on a Mac formatted SSD drive. But I still want to be able to move the drive to my MacBook Pro when I'm mobile. So should I format the sample drive as NTFS and then use Paragon NTFS on my Mac's to access the...
  12. W

    Unorthodox ambient drum noises library - does it exist?

    I'm talking pedal noise/chick, shell/rack hits, throne creaks, otherwise unorthodox sounds you just don't get with NI abbey road, XLN etc. Ambiences as well. Need them for a current project and can't find any. My 8dio bassoon has breath and click samples included, Una Corda has a wealth of...
  13. Phryq

    Options for "dry" composers

    So right now the strings options for someone who uses only dry samples are VSL Dimension Strings / Chamber Strings Christ Hein Strings Sample Modeling (by layering many many instances and automating a lot) LASS NI Symphonic Strings Ensemble Bernard Herrmann Composer Toolkit Am I missing...
  14. G

    Which Solo String Library should I buy?

    Hello, I really need a Solo String Library, as I haven't got one; I also am a student and don't want to bust the bank. For the rest of the orchestra I am using EW Hollywood Orchestra Diamond. At first I thought about the new Spitfire Solo Strings, but heard some bad things about their...
  15. bfreepro

    Review: Hexeract by Auddict

    This was voted for in the poll last time as well, so here it is! This one was a long time coming, as I have owned this product almost a year, and have had quite an eventful time trying to get it to work. I held off on a review, simply because I wanted to give Auddict a chance to correct the...
  16. instantsonics

    Silver Screen Toolkit by Instant Sonics

    We have just released our first product - "Silver Screen Toolkit", a Kontakt library with sound design effects and melodic palettes for cinematic music! Intro sale (33% off) till October 15! Audio demos: Video:
  17. A

    Is FL Studio Supposed To Have Laggy playback when making orchestral music with large sample librari?

    In FL Studio I have at 7 necessary instances of Kontakt for different instrument sections and have multiple patterns made for instruments mostly in the string, brass and percussion playing at the same time. I had a recent problem of lag and slowness even though FL was idle, I fixed that by...
  18. Beat Kaufmann

    Free: Orchestra Tracks! practice mixing

    The tutorial "Mixing an Orchestra" tutorial uses files from whole orchestral pieces to solve a variety of tasks (compression, panning, EQ tasks, mixing whole instrument sections, etc.). I am happy to make all these orchestra-track- files available to you for free. Visit for download them...
  19. beyd770

    Vienna Smart Orchestra - Quick sketching and scoring

    closed, thread already made
  20. ChrisSiuMusic

    I Can't Wait.

    Holy crap I'm so hyped...
  21. ScotDP1970

    Taking my first step into a larger world (orchestral libraries)...

    Hi folks, Cutting to the chase: which decent-sounding orchestral library would you recommend? I love the Spitfire Symphony Orchestra, but does their cheaper alternative Albion One really cut it? Taking the scenic route: pardon the Jedi plagiarisms in the thread title, but it sums up where...
  22. JaikumarS

    Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - BlackmagicDock

    Hi, I'm planning to streaming samples from the multidock wondering if I could use Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with good ethernet cable and stream sample from Blackmagic multidock, I would like to place the multidock in separate racks. So wondering if this could be acheived. Thank...
  23. Jackles

    Dealing with duplicated samples (after wave edition)

    Hi everyone, I'd like to know if there is a way to deal with the duplicated samples that pile up in the samples folder of an instrument after any wave edition. I understand the usefullness to keep old versions of the sample I'm working on, but at some point, when I'm happy with the patch, I'd...
  24. M

    Daw project to sheet music

    Hello, I write a lot of symphonic music in Logic Pro X using samples (mostly from Spitfire Audio). I have been asked by someone to show a score for some cues and as I don't have any finished sheet music. I don't have much experience with sheet music and notation for all instruments so was...
  25. D

    Bass Guitar VST Instruments / Sample - Which one!?

    What are the most realistic bass guitar VST instruments / samples for pop/rock music? What would you recommend and what's your favourite?
  26. EnabledLife

    Subscription services

    Hi guys, I was just wondering if there are any other subscription services available, similar to EW? I have very limited income (300/mo.), so any help is greatly appreciated! Thank you :)
  27. harrylinden

    Batch Pitch Correcting Samples - Help!

    Hi all, I'm new to this forum so please bear with me on formatting and the like. I am building a collection of vocal samplers at the moment and was wondering if anybody new of a fancy way of batch pitch correcting all of my samples at once. They all have the intended pitch written into the...
  28. d.healey

    HISE velocity spread mapping - video

    I made a short video demonstrating how to quickly map samples across velocity ranges in HISE.
  29. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orange Tree Samples: Evolution Songwriter (A Review)

    Please enjoy!!
  30. ChrisSiuMusic

    Sonokinetic: Noir (A Review)

    I’m so excited today to review the phrase-based jazz library ‘Noir’ from Sonokinetic. If you’re looking for that extra flourish in your music, don’t think twice about considering this library. Enjoy!
  31. V


    I have had only great experience with SUPPORT andCustomer service from SAMPLE LIBRARIES companies - kudos to SAMPLE LOGIC and EAST WEST. But STAY AWAY from E-INSTRUMENTS I have a fairly good system, All my libraries play seamlessly and when I installed their pianos…well ALL of them are...
  32. keepforest

    [RELEASED] AizerX - Modern Trailer Designer Engine

    Hello Everyone! Our latest works AIZERX - TRAILER SFX DESIGNER TOOLKIT and AIZERX - MODERN DESIGNER TOOLKIT are now available for pre-order! Short descriptions: Trailer SFX Designer Toolkit: The main feature of AizerX Trailer SFX Designer Toolkit is the smart samples randomization for creating...
  33. ChrisSiuMusic

    Soundiron's Hyperion Strings: A Preview

    Now this looks interesting...
  34. Y

    30 Gb Free Sound Fx Samples

    Thought I'd let my fellow forum members know about this. If you need Sound Fx samples here's a good place to start! Full commercial license, direct download. There's also a list of included samples. Only catch is, very slow download on the server I tried.
  35. Pierre

    Out now: BOOM Library’s next sound design plug-in: Enforcer

    Hey guys, we're gladly introducing our next audio plug-in: Enforcer Enforcer adds punch & a powerful body to your samples. You can beef up sounds or add only a hint of weight. You can use it as a kick-drum synth, exchange existing kick drum tails and tune them easily using semitones or you can...
  36. ziggurat

    SOLD - Vienna Strings Cube Standard Library

    All items have been SOLD! For sale is my license for the Vienna Strings Cube Standard Library. I'm doing less scoring than anticipated and have a one-year-old that has changed my life priorities, so I have decided to sell. This license gives you all rights, just as if you are buying new. You...
  37. A

    PastToFuture Drums demo

    Thought these drum libraries needed a spotlight as they're so good and only $15 each. I use them loads. This is playing through eight different kits for eight bars each. No talking, no nonsense. Just the important stuff.
  38. d.healey

    HISE Tutorials

    Hello, I've been working with HISE for a couple of years now and I've been putting together some tutorial videos going over the basics. I'll be adding more when I have time and going into more complicated topics.
  39. Paul Morgan

    How to re: Trailer Music hit sounds, but not the big ones...

    Happy New Year everybody. Right then, I’ve got a question that could likely be filed under ‘quite obvious’, but it’s slowed down my process. It’s about hits in trailer music, but wait, not the big ones that are normally a puzzle, I’m good with those big spectrum filling impacts et al. No, what...
  40. Time+Space

    70% off Zero-G Perception Cinemascapes - ends today!

    Zero-G Perception Cinemascapes is a vast multiformat collection that includes construction kits, atmospheres, drones, evolutive moods, beat loops, whooshes, hits, impacts, explosions, and lots more. It can be used in many different film genres as well as for TV soundtracks, advertising, games...
  41. amnesiasound

    BT Phobos Custom Presets

    Hello Everyone! I was just wondering if generally you guys would be interested in fully mapped out / custom created presets for BT Phobos. Along with that, how much would you be willing to pay for a pack that had say 50 presets for BT Phobos? Thank you in advance for your answers! :2thumbs:
  42. Time+Space

    T+S 12 Days of Christmas - Day 10 - Free Zero-g sample pack

    So the DRONAR Guitarscapes discount went down a storm yesterday - we hope those of you who took advantage of the deal are already getting some use out of it for your projects. Today we’re treating you to another freebie! An oldie but goodie, Zero-G Brass Elements sample pack is a varied, usable...
  43. ashtongleckman

    Caspian In-Action Overview

    Hey all! Here's my overview of Performance Samples' Caspian. Love what Jasper did with this one. Really intuitive and playable.
  44. Ihnoc

    Tips for making the most of solo brass patches/instruments

    I'm thinking of biting the bullet on Spitfire's wonderful Symphonic Brass library due to the Black Friday sale. Very recently I removed every ensemble patch from my template in an attempt to force myself into writing multiple trumpet/horn lines within the same section (ala Berlin Brass). It was...
  45. N

    New Loops Black Friday Sale 2017 – Up To 70% OFF!

    - New Loops Black Friday Sale 2017 – Up To 70% OFF! The New Loops Black Friday Sale is on now with massive discounts on audio sample packs and synth presets. Prices are down as low as £4.49 with many sound packs at 60-70% OFF. But that’s not it, spend over £39 and get an EXTRA 15% OFF...
  46. N

    New Loops Autumn Sale with up to 50% Off

    The New Loops Autumn Sale has started! The sale runs until October 26th and includes big discounts on loops and samples, Massive presets, Serum presets, Kontakt Libraries and more.
  47. D

    Which piano samples?

    Which piano samples virtual instrument and why?
  48. djkaneki

    Minimal Techno Samples

    Welcome guys. What do you think about minimal music? 1 month ago i started listening it. and now decided to make some techno beat . If you interested in this genre can u advise me some samples The last sample package which i used was Techno Package from Lucid Samples
  49. ratherbirds

    Which instrument is used in the ending of EQUALS Film soundtrack

    Hi, you, specialist of vst instrument ! Is there anyone who could tell me which instrument is used in the ending of EQUALS Film soundtrack below ? It s Huge !
  50. 123creative

    123creative Deal: Best Samples, Loops, Midis deal + Bonus Samples in addition

    Hello producers, We are happy to announce you special discounts up to 50% off on the best sample packs, loops and MIDIs. This campaign is intended for all EDM producers and it will run until 10th August. For each customer is still current an opportunity to get Bonus – 8-bit Drums and FX...
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