spitfire audio

  1. marcodistefano

    Behind the scene of orchestrating and rendering a composition using spitfire audio

    Hi All, This is the 8th video I publish on virtual orchestration. It is a deep look into my latest composition. If you find it interesting you can check my other videos and composition and subscribe to my channel! If you watch it I would like to know what you think. Is there something I should...
  2. windyweekend

    Spitfire SSB Expansion Pack

    Can anyone out there with the expansion pack (and I guess the original BML libraries) care to share their thoughts on the library? Is it worth expanding? I've been considering this for a while but it's quite a massive leap without knowing what's really in it (esp as I'll likely need a hardware...
  3. 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?
  4. Epicomposer

    Spitfire Audio - Hans Zimmer Strings (Review)

    As probably one of their most ambitious projects to date, award-winning British sample library developer Spitfire Audio just released an orchestral string library that carries the name of one of the best and most successful film composers of our time: Hans Zimmer Strings. Having scored iconic...
  5. EpicDude

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  6. marcodistefano

    Hans Zimmer Strings vs spitfire alternative solo, chamber and symphonic strings

    Hi guys, just made a rendering of the same composition with 4 spitfire audio string libraries alternative solo chamber strings symphonic strings hans zimmer strings Below is the video, you can take your conclusions. I am sure that with the time I will be able to do even better than this (I...
  7. EpicDude

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  8. marcodistefano

    Giving away 10 Spitfire audio libraries expression maps

    Hi everyone, I am giving away all my expression maps for spitfire audio libraries. If you appreciate subscribe to my YouTube channel! :) Link in the description of the video or below in this page. Libraries included are: Bernard Herrman Composer Toolkit London Contemporary Orchestra Strings...
  9. ashtongleckman

    Olafur Arnalds Chamber Evolutions: In-Action Video

    Hey guys! I recently created a short in-action look at the new Olafur Arnalds Chamber Evolutions library from Spitfire Audio. Really love the sound, and once again the grid engine has proven to be a heavy dose of inspiration. Hope you enjoy!
  10. 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...
  11. marcodistefano

    Virtual Orchestration - Composition Walk through

    Hi everyone, hope you will enjoy this video where I am showing in detail how I managed to achieve a realistic orchestral sound in one of my recent compositions. Other videos are coming soon, let me know if there is something I should add in the format for the next ones.
  12. marcodistefano

    Albion one rescored

    hi everyone Yet another Albion One rescored version Thanks for feedback
  13. Ilko Birov

    Spitfire Audio - Albion ONE Trailer Competition

    Hi everybody, Hope you all have a happy New Year's eve, and 2018 is a good one. Here is my submission to the latest Spitfire Audio competition, enjoy:
  14. 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:
  15. Epicomposer

    Spitfire albion one 10th anniversary edition - review

    We reviewed Spitfire Audio's brand-new ALBION ONE - 10th Anniversary Edition for Epicomposer! "Featuring a 109-piece orchestra accompanied by a thunderous cinematic percussion and synthesizer section, ALBION ONE provides media composers with everything they need to create compelling scores...
  16. marcodistefano

    The last voyage - Spitfire audio and garritan cfx

    Hello All, I follow this forum since months and finally decided to join and start sharing with you my latest composition for which I have also created a video. :) You can listen/watch it on youtube if you like it visit also my website marcodistefano.art, be aware that the other compositions...
  17. fiestared

    Poll : Which one of these"bearded men" would you choose for Xmas ?

    I know, it's a very difficult choice... I can't assure you that one of these gentlemen will accept to come to your home for Xmas with lots of gifts, but who knows ? That's the "Magic" of Christmas... :dancer::elephant::dancedance::dancer: maybe this joke was a little too 'private', SO, some...
  18. A

    Need Help with Spitfire Symphonic Strings

    Guys! Need help (sorry, didn't find the actual topic). Work with Spitfire Symphonic Strings (Sonar Platinum, Cubase, last Kontakt) and have a big problem: in fast passages and especially in arpeggios, I constantly get strange, little rhythmic deformations. All my notes are arranged in a grid...
  19. 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...
  20. Spitfire Team

    Bernard Herrmann - Last Few Hours REMAINING & New Demo by Paul

    New demo by Paul here: More on Bernard Herrmann Composer Toolkit - http://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/bernard-herrmann-composer-toolkit/ More on Spitfire Symphonic Orchestra - https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/spitfire-symphony-orchestra/
  21. shapednoise

    NKR, UACC & Default or Standard Midi Spec CC usage for Kontakt Libraries. COMMENTS PLEASE!

    Hi all, On the Controller interfacing with software front, things seem too be slowly improving, with NI putting forward NKR and the SpitfireAudio UACC, and these are welcomed, as universality and consistency are what made MIDI so universally useful rather than proprietary brand specific...
  22. dcoscina

    Wonder Woman Ideas Suite

    This is musically what I have envisioned for Wonder Woman. Sort of a cross between Ravel and Alex North, though the latter won't seem apparent until I develop this piece further. At this point, this is just a Prelude featuring hints of the larger theme for WW. Used OT Ark I and II, Symphonic...
  23. beyd770

    First attempt at happy cinematic music - Albion ONE

    Hey guys! Norwegian noob trying to get some overview on orchestral mockups and writing with samples. I have never studied music, and I can not read from sheets, so I can only rely on my ear and what I can hear inside my head :) This is my first template, and my first "real" composition. If...
  24. Epicomposer

    Review: BT PHOBOS by Spitfire Audio

    I had the pleasure to play around with Spitfire Audio's brand-new digital polyconvolution synthesizer BT PHOBOS which was developed in collaboration with renowned composer and electronic trailblazer Brian Transeau alias “BT” (The Fast and The Furious, Monster, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider). "BT...
  25. 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...
  26. E

    Whatever happened to Spitfire Phobos?

    I was waiting with anticipation after NAMM 2016 for Phobos 2016. And then a year passed. NAMM 2017 passed. And then it disappeared from the Spitfire website last week. Has it met with the scythe?
  27. EpicDude

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  28. 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...
  29. Time+Space

    Win NI Komplete Kontrol 88-note keyboard and huge software bundle

    Happy birthday to us! This year we´re celebrating our 20th anniversary and kicking things off with our biggest ever competition giving you the chance to not only win a Native Instruments keyboard but also an outstanding collection of NKS compatible plug-ins from some of our top brands. To...
  30. J

    Spitfire Audio Albion II Loegria

    Changing career so selling some of my sample libraries. Spitfire doesn't actually allow the transfer of licenses so what I'm doing instead is selling my Spitfire account. The winning bidder will be given my username and password so they can access my account, change the username and password to...
  31. danielb

    Last Work with SpitFire Symphonic Orchestra

    Hi guys ! Very happy to work with the SpitFire Orchestra ! Here is a little song made exclusively with it... What do you think ? Cheers :)
  32. windyweekend

    Spitfire Audio - Que Lastas

    For those who haven't seen this yet on the SA site, I strongly recommend a peak when you can: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/editorial/up-close/up-close-charlie-clouser/ Unbelievable sound. Seriously hope they find a way to collaborate with Chad and Charlie and find a way of bottling this...
  33. E

    Spitfire Audio - Very Slow Downloads

    Hi - Does anyone also experience a slow download experience with Spitfire Audio? We're on a 200Mb business broadband pipe with no throttling by the ISP up- or downstream. Speedtest.net in fact gives a consistent 206Mb downstream, not from the ISP's own servers. With Spitfire the download...
  34. Svyato

    Epic fantasy music attempt (Albion One)

    Hello everyone, That's been one year that I've been using sample libraries (for scoring) and wanted to try a new genre, that is epic / fantasy epic style. I would be glad to have some of your feedbacks in order to improve my skills, please, if you enjoy it (or not). :) Have a very nice day ;)
  35. A

    Predator OST "Payback time" - Alan Silvestri - Mock up

    Hiya, As a big fan of Alan Silvestri and Predator, I had a pop at mocking up one of the cues from the score with a bunch of libraries. Was a really useful learning tool. It contains great orchestration and a heck of a lot of mileage from small ideas thrown around the orchestra. Harmony is...
  36. catibi79

    My first composition in 2017 using libraries from Spitfire Audio, Heavyocity, Strezov

    Hello . Here is my firts composition in 2017 . Enjoy. :)
  37. Rick Horrocks

    Backdraft OST Remake (Hans Zimmer) Ft. 8Dio, Orchestral Tools & Spitfire Audio Products

    Hey all, So I've released a video showing how I achieved I relatively realistic mock-up of 'You Go, We Go' from one of Zimmer's lesser known scores, Backdraft. I love the score to this movie so thought I'd share it with you guys :) I talk a little about how I use VE Pro and what sample...
  38. danielb

    100% Spitfire - Tchaikovski's Trepak from Nutcracker

    Hi guys ! With the black friday sale I got totally spitfire-ized & I thought it would be interesting to redo a classical well known song with my new template.. So I did Tchaikovski's Trepak song from nutcracker, I took the partition, and program it in cubase using only spitfire stuff ...
  39. Chris Porter

    Spitfire Audio is finally producing a choir library (with Eric Whitacre!)

    Here's a link to the announcement video from Eric's Facebook page.
  40. FredrikJonasson

    Clicks/artifacts Spitfire libraries

    Hi all, I've been using Spitfire for my whole orchestra for a couple of years at least. I do have one problem though. I want to ask you you peeps if you recognize it, if it actually is the libraries and perhaps if there's any solution. Maybe, just maybe, the problem becomes more obvious on...
  41. Z

    Moving Spitfire libraries t a New iMac

    Hi there, Newbie question. Two years ago I bought lots of Spitfire Libraries and stored them on a separate hard drive having installed them on an older machine. I've just bought a new iMac and want to use the libraries with a new install of Logic Pro X and Contact of course. The libraries are...
  42. blougui

    Mural EVO vs Albion UIST

    As an owner of UIST, I'ld like to know your feeling, experience with both products, if you put aside the EVO grid itself and focus on the articulations, phrases of the "longs" in UIST : are EVO and Albion IV overlapping each others ? Thanx for any help !
  43. The Darris

    Samples Spotlight - Albion V Tundra Review

    Hey VI-Controllers, I've just posted the latest Samples Spotlight review of Albion V: Tundra. I have to say, having been a proud owner of the entire Albion series, this one certainly stands out the most when it comes to character. Tundra features a load of inspiring orchestral samples that...
  44. N

    Dreamworks logo mock up

    Hey guys! I made a mock up of another studio logo theme. These are so much fun to do. Please let me know what you think, and I hope you enjoy! Disclaimer: I know the guitar is subpar! I don't have money for a better nylon guitar library, yet lol. Mock Up: Source:
  45. windyweekend

    Spitfire Mural vs Future Symphonic Strings

    Hi all I'm looking to upgrade my strings from Albion ONE/VSL and would love to hear some opinions. I prefer to compose w divisi so find AONE frustrating and limited. I'm thinking of going to Mural but can't bridge the financial gap to the entire bundle. Am considering starting with Mural 2 to...
  46. M

    Percussion Library for Wildlife Documentary

    Hi everybody, I am starting to work on a Wildlife Documentary about South Africa. My plan is to mix ethnic instruments and percussion with some orchestra. My question is which Percussion library/libraries to buy. I have Toms from 8Dio and another company which has loads of sticks, rims etc and...
  47. CACKLAND

    Spitfire Audio - Yamaha CS80

    Christian, Thoroughly enjoyed 'Creative Cribs' with Daniel Pemberton, great and inspiring video. For anyone interested, check out . Spitfire should definitely consider sampling Daniel's Yamaha CS80. Incredible sound.
  48. cliffordmartin

    New mix edit?

    Remix of an old composition that became un-mixable due to balancing problems between the voices and the orchestra. Any help on 'Mixing/Mastering" Voices with Orchestra? Warning:It suddenly goes Loud!
  49. RRBE Sound

    Composer Career ''Investment''?

    Dear Everyone, As I am new to this forum, I wasn't sure if this was the right topic to post in. But as my ''concern'' relate to all sorts of bits and pieces of ''gear'' I thought this should be okay. So to the main point. Some background: I come from Denmark, I am 23 years old and I have...