1. andylowemusic

    Virtual Toy Saxophone

    I got inspired by Spitfire's Make Music Day and decided I would create my own multi-sampled instrument based my daughter's toy saxophone. The sound is similar to a melodica. I went for 10 velocity layers, and sampled sustains and short notes. My video of the process includes some brief...
  2. ChrisSiuMusic

    Internal Resolve - Inspired by Ip Man

    Hello my friends! As you may or may not know, I am an avid fan of the Ip Man film franchise, which follows a kung fu master throughout his life, displaying his bravery, standing up for what is right, and overcoming adversity. I was inspired to write a theme based on the main Ip Man theme...
  3. gwscores

    Sampling is Fun...

    I was bored at home over New Years so I decided to sample some instruments around the house. The result is an eerie, modern sound design bed using just the recordings of an Alpine Horn, Trumpet, a Crystal Glass and a Piano. All manipulated in Logic X using native plugins.
  4. Paul SAS

    SAS - End Of Summer - Save up to 88%

    Hey there, we're pleased to announce our End of Summer sale, which will start on sept. 1st and last til sept. 30th. During this period you can purchase any of our products, including bundles at discounts up to 88%, depending on how quick you take part because the discount codes are limited to a...
  5. Dave Hilowitz

    Kontakt Video Tutorial: How to Make an Arpeggiator (sort of) + FREE TOY PIANO KONTAKT LIBRARY

    I've made a new video. I take some first steps towards coding my own arpeggiator script, then bail and show off the great arpeggiator script that comes bundled with Kontakt. Along the way, I make a free "toy piano" Kontakt library. Link to the library in the YouTube video description.
  6. d.healey

    **HISE Tutorials**

    Hello, If you're interested in creating your own VST instrument or FX plugins then HISE is a platform you should really consider using. I've been planning on releasing a series of detailed video tutorials for working in HISE. I was originally going to do this in the same way I did for my...
  7. Dave Hilowitz

    Video: Getting started with SFZ: the free sampler + free SFZ sample library

    In this video, I provide a basic introduction to SFZ – a free sampling format that provides a lot of the same functionality as Kontakt, albeit with a far more basic UI. A link to the toy xylophone sample I created in this video can be found in the YouTube video description.
  8. A

    How to produce music that sounds like Justice

    Hey, I had a crack at producing music that sounds like Justice. There's creative sampling, editing, synthesis, mixing and composition. It's all demo'd in Cubase, but the principles are universal. Hope it's of use.
  9. Dave Hilowitz

    Video Tutorial: How to Make Decent Looping Samples + Free Musical Wine Glasses Kontakt Library

    In this video, I explore various techniques for making samples loop. First, I cover the options available within Kontakt, then I investigate external tools: LoopAuditioneer and WaveLab. At the end of the video, I put theory into practice by recording some musical wine glasses and making them...
  10. beyd770

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

    Strezov Sampling are proud to present "Afflatus Chapter I Strings" - the first instalment in the new "Afflatus" series - inspired by film and classical music icons and based on authentic musician performance. Thoughts? :)
  11. Dave Hilowitz

    Video Tutorial: Creating a Kontakt Instrument from Start to Finish + FREE KALIMBA KONTAKT LIBRARY

    In this video, I show you the entire process of creating a Kontakt Sample Library in four steps: 1. Recording 2. Noise Reduction (using iZotope RX), Editing & Chopping (using Reaper) 3. Sample Layout 4. and finally: Music As part of the video, I sample a Kalimba I found in a thrift store and...
  12. Dave Hilowitz

    Video: Intro to Kontakt Scripting: Adding your First Knob + FREE KONTAKT INSTRUMENT

    In this video, I cover one of the most basic aspects of Kontakt scripting: creating knobs to control instrument parameters. In particular, I use this occasion to add a lowpass filter with cutoff and resonance knobs to a Korg Volca Keys sample library (FREE). This video is a great starting point...
  13. J

    How to apply a fade-out to multiple wav files?

    Hi Everyone, I'm getting some clicks on my Kontakt instrument. I noticed my samples don't fade all the way to 0 and cause clicks as they play-out. Wondering if anyone knows of a program that can apply a fade-out to multiple files at once? Doing them individually and exporting each one would...
  14. J

    VSL Bundles

    Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, I have decided to sell my VSL licenses. These are the following: Vienna Instruments Pro Comes with 3 licenses to allow simultaneous running on up to 3 computers. Originally purchased for €146, asking price €122. VSL Symphonic Cube + Downloaded...
  15. reutunes

    Sound Aesthetics Sampling: Autumn Choirs - The Samplecast Big Review

    Big Review section of The Samplecast show 65 - Sound Aesthetics Sampling: Autumn Choirs More information on Autumn Choirs ► The Samplecast YouTube show ►
  16. ward0

    Spitfire Choir News?

    Does anyone have any news on the upcoming Spitfire Choir library? On november 25th, 2016, Eric Whitacre posted on his Facebook page a promo video of him and Eric Whitacre Singers at Air Studios working on what would be Spitfire's first choir library: I was so excited but already one year has...
  17. Midihead

    Crossfading and Smoothing Samples - Best Editor?

    Sampling appears to be a dying art. My buddy Skippy is still using Redmatica software on an old MAC he refuses to update lest his charished sample editor be rendered dark. I was asked today by a friend "what's the best software for crossfade looping and smoothing samples?" and I had to think...
  18. John Judd

    Homemade Percussion Video

    Hi V.I. Control folks, Just thought I would share something I have been working on. After writing an onslaught of library tracks, I got a little burned out and needed something fresh in my I started sampling household objects and doing field recordings to create my own catalog of...
  19. calebfaith

    Stresov Sampling Tupans X3M - Review/Walkthrough

    Hi everyone, Here is an in-depth review of Stresov Sampling's Tupans X3M. I really enjoyed reviewing this library and it has some gems in it! Tupans Webpage
  20. AHmusic

    Sample cutting services available!

    Hello, everyone! :) My name is Alejandro, and I have been working on sample editing for the past two years using the ultra-fast and precise tools that Soundemote has developed. I will cut and process your samples according to your instructions and needs! Some of my services in editing...
  21. StrezovSampling

    Strezov Sampling releases free Wotan and Freyja Updates (New Agile Legato for Wotan)

    Hello everyone, as promised from us 2 months ago: Today we release 2 free updates for Wotan and Freyja. Both of them are now fully compatible with our upcoming choir release Arva allowing the user to load and share their presets among all of these libraries. Additional small bugfixes have...
  22. StrezovSampling

    "FREYJA Next Generation Female Choir" released

    The beauty of the female voice sampled with a no-holds-barred approach and combined with next-gen scripting. The female counterpart of the critically acclaimed WOTAN Male Choir. About FREYJA After the apocalyptic StormChoir, the mighty WOTAN Male Choir and the unique...
  23. StrezovSampling

    Thunder X3M - The epic conclusion of the Thunder Series released!!!

    THUNDER X3M takes all three previous editions of the Thunder Series and breathes new live to the sample material by implementing a powerful engine that allows the user to manipulate and map the samples. This, along with a massive amount of brandnew recorded samples, opens vast musical...
  24. StrezovSampling

    One day left: 60% OFF The Complete THUNDER Series!!!

    Comprised of three unique recording sessions with different ensemble sizes the whole Thunder package (formerly known as three seperate volumes) is available for limited time only as a bundled offer at a nobrainer price. Everyone owning this bundle or at least one other volume of Strezov...
  25. Mundano

    Project sampling "Apollo-Dresden" 1884 Piano

    Good Morning, i've spent a month or so being member of this forum, and i thank you for your wonderful community! In this month i have learned a lot about virtual instruments, sample libraries, i have known new and old products and tools i didn't know, and i am improving my musical work with all...
  26. StrezovSampling

    Rhodope Standalone Legatos & FX EXP + Complete Bundle // New demos + Intro pricing ends on Nov17!!!

    About Rhodope Ethnic Bulgarian Choir Expansion A After working more than a year on the orginal Rhodope version and the unique "Syllabuilder" engine, the most requested features for an expansion have been a) true legato and b) effects. Now with "Rhodope: Ethnic Bulgarian Choir: Expansion A"...
  27. StrezovSampling

    Strezov Sampling announces Rhodope: Ethnic Bulgarian Choir Legatos & FX Expansion

    Hello everyone, we are very proud to announce the Legatos & FX Expansion Set for our critically acclaimed Rhodope: Ethnic Bulgarian Choir library. After the release of the free update for our core library featuring the revolutionary Syllabuilder Engine, we are now about to take Rhodope to a...
  28. StrezovSampling

    Strezov Sampling StormChoir 2 Update released + Upgrade discount available

    Hello there, one year after the completion of our critically acclaimed StormChoir 2 line we proudly release the first major free update for our flagship choir. Featuring a completely new edited sample pool for all of the 24 sustain and staccato syllables, a new tightening...
  29. StrezovSampling

    FREE Rhodope: Ethnic Bulgarian Choir Update released (New sample content, GUI and more)!!!

    One year after its release we proudly release the first free Rhodope Update. Personal download links will go out during the weekend. This update not only includes new recorded sample content, but also a brandnew Quick Word system and various changes to how our totally unique Syllabuilder...
  30. StrezovSampling

    Big news for everyone outside of the European Union!!!

    Hello everyone, we have some great news for all of our friends outside the European Union. Due to the laws of Bulgaria we unfortunately had to charge everyone who bought products from us VAT even non EU customers. Now finally we were able to get rid of this. From now on every customer living...
  31. B

    How to sample deep bass sounds?

    We have a tempered glass shower door that makes a really cool deep bass "BoOoOoOoOoM" sound that lasts for about 3 seconds. I currently only have a Tascam DR-40 with only the built in mics. Trying to sample it with this I just end up with a "Thunk" sound that is only about 1/4 second long. So...
  32. StrezovSampling

    Distort 2 Released |Intro price $99 ends on Aug 17

    Distort 2 is a highly intuitive mockup tool especially designed for composers working with midi keyboards. Never before has it been easier to play in guitar riffs. Splitting the keys into two zones, one with palm mutes, the other with sustains, Distort 2 allows the player to use both hands for...
  33. J

    Virtual vs Reality - The Potentials of Sampling

    Hey guys. Studying at university, I am currently undergoing my major project. As you can tell by the title, the research I am carrying out is analysing the realism of virtual instruments for composers and if a fully 'virtual' workflow could compare to traditional methods of recording an...