1. ChrisSiuMusic

    This Trumpet Gave Me Goosebumps...Sasaki Trumpet by Musical Sampling!

    Hey friends! In today's video, we'll explore the newest addition to Musical Sampling's Atelier Series, the Sasaki Trumpet! How does this simple instrument sound and play? Let's find out together!
  2. Nicolas Felix

    AVA - Eminence - Pardon My French - Walkthrough

    Hey VI peeps! Here's my not so serious "walkthrough" of my track, "Pardon My French" made with the new AVA - Eminence library::emoji_joy: Enjoy !:emoji_bow:
  3. ChrisSiuMusic

    Checking Out VISTA by Performance Samples!

    Hey friends! In today's library review, let's break down Vista by Performance Samples, play through the patches, and see what kind of results we get. Enjoy! 0:00 Intro 2:02 5 Violins 4:36 4 Violas 6:16 3 Cellos 7:56 3 Basses 9:30 Full Sustains 10:17 Harp 12:12 3 Violins Overlay 13:11...
  4. ChrisSiuMusic

    Berlin Symphonic Strings: First Impressions + Walkthrough! (Orchestral Tools)

    Hey friends! In today's library walkthrough, let's examine Orchestral Tools' newest offering, BSS. Enjoy! In my opinion, it boils down to this: The cellos are the standout section of this library. From soaring melodic lines to quick runs, the cellos sound fantastic to my ears. The violas and...
  5. Jetzer

    How I created my mockup of Hans Zimmer's The Rock: Main Title

    Hey all, A while ago I made this mockup of Hans Zimmer's main title for The Rock. I love that theme and it was fun to re-create it! Here I show how I did it. I have for a loooong time been thinking about making videos, but I am quite shy to talk on camera! Please let me know if this any good...
  6. tabulius

    Star Trek The Next Generation Theme Mockup (Infinite, CSS, Cinesamples etc.)

    I've been rewatching TNG from Netflix and I just love this theme - I never skip it. Here is my mockup using: Strings: Cinematic Studio Strings, Cinematic Studio Solo Strings, Cornucopia Strings, Bohemian Violin, Ark1 slurred shorts for runs. Brass: Infinite Brass, JXL Solo Trombone & Bass...
  7. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: LA Sessions (Walkthrough + Impressions)

    Hey everyone! Today's library review features Orchestral Tools' venture into the songwriting world, LA Sessions. Marketed as the only library with all the instruments you'll need for your next song, how does it hold up? Let's check it out.
  8. tabulius

    My adventurous orchestral walkthrough at Youtube - JXL Brass, Cinematic Studio Strings etc.

    Hi, I just uploaded a new track of mine to Youtube. Please check it out and I would welcome any thoughts or critiques about the arrangement, mixing etc. I wrote a detailed description of all the virtual instruments I've used in the Youtube, but I might as well copy-paste it here. Woodwinds...
  9. ChrisSiuMusic

    Strezov Sampling - JADE Ethnic Orchestra (Share Your Thoughts!)

    Hi everyone! Now that JADE Ethnic Orchestra has been released and many have started playing with it, it'll definitely be interesting to see how this plays out in virtual mockup land, and how many more 'Asian-inspired' cues we'll start seeing. In terms of the library itself, I have a few things...
  10. P

    Let's talk about sample library reviews, demos, walkthroughs, and everything in between,

    I hate to be mean, but someone has to say it. Most sample library review videos on youtube are useless. There are exceptions, and I don't want to name names, but I can't be the only one who thinks this, surely? If you're going to make a sample library video on youtube, make it a demo or a series...
  11. ChrisSiuMusic

    Composing With Audio Imperia's NUCLEUS (Orchestral Ballad)

    Good morning friends! If you've ever wondered how Audio Imperia's Nucleus works and what styles it can cover, I just uploaded a video featuring the softer, more intimate side of the library. I hope this is at least somewhat helpful. Please let me know if you have any questions!
  12. ChrisSiuMusic

    Audio Ollie & Performance Samples: LA Modern Percussion (Reviewed)

    A new percussion library? Check. Mixed by Alan Meyerson? Double check.
  13. gh0stwrit3r

    In depth composing walkthrough [Orchestral Music]

    In this video I go in depth talking about the concepts of dynamics, balancing, panning and EQ clean up. Very important basic concepts that you need to apply when writing realistic orchestral midi-mockups. I use my orchestral music track 'Awakening' for this tutorial. I would love to welcome...
  14. ChrisSiuMusic

    Afflatus Chapter 1 Strings: A Review

    Strezov Sampling has produced a string library that stands up to the competition. Let's discuss some of the content that lies within.
  15. 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.
  16. Manaberry

    "In Depth" Walkthrough Video Series

    Hi everyone. You and me are used to check walkthrough videos on our favorites libraries website or Youtube, but most them are too short to showcase all the content a library has to offer. I'm starting this brand (non original) video series "In Depth" to fix that. One articulation. All the...
  17. 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.
  18. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinematic Studio Brass: REVIEWED (A Highly Dynamic and Versatile Brass Library)

    Hey friends! Today's a big one; we're taking a look at the long-awaited CSB. Please enjoy!
  19. beyd770

    Iconica Opus - Sascha Knorr mockup and walkthrough

    Composer Sascha Knorr provides an in-depth insight into producing a demo track for Iconica Opus. Sascha describes the process of composition and MIDI programming with Iconica’s instruments, articulations and different microphone positions to show the quality and realism that can be achieved...
  20. ChrisSiuMusic

    Heavyocity - Master Sessions Ensemble Drums (Trailer Drums In A Box)

    In today's video, let's take a look into Heavocity's massive 'Ensemble Drums'. It's designed to give you the satisfying trailer drum sound out of the box, with little to no tweaking required. Enjoy!
  21. 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!
  22. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools - Symphonic Sphere (A Review)

    Hey everyone! In today's review, we take a deep look at one of OT's first releases: Symphonic Sphere. Please enjoy!
  23. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools - Orchestral String Runs (A Review)

    Hey everyone! In this long-awaited review, we take a deep dive into the updated OSR, created by OT. Please enjoy!
  24. ChrisSiuMusic

    Metropolis Ark 4 - Brimming With Uncontainable Energy

    This is a big one. Orchestral Tools recently released Metropolis Ark 4, the newest addition to their Ark series. This one is unique in its approach however. Please enjoy!
  25. ChrisSiuMusic

    Cinesamples: Tina Guo V2 (A Review)

    Hey composers! Today I wanted to go over the new Tina Guo V2. I think it definitely fills in some much-needed content left out of V1. Please enjoy!
  26. 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!
  27. S

    New Virtual Instrument Channel

    After participating in discussions and learning from so many on this forum, I decided to create a YouTube Channel to share some of the things that I've learned, as well as provide walkthroughs of virtual instruments, always ending with a tip or trick, or showing how the VI sounds with other...
  28. ChrisSiuMusic

    Realitone - Screaming Trumpet (A Review)

    Hey composers! Today I wanted to talk about a jazzy niche sample library featuring one of the best trumpet players in the world. Please enjoy!
  29. ChrisSiuMusic

    Ecliptiq Audio - Warp (A Review)

    Hi friends! Today I wanted to review a synth perfect for cinematic scoring and sound design. Please enjoy!
  30. ChrisSiuMusic

    Emotional Violin: A Walkthrough

    Best Service has just uploaded a walkthrough of the Emotional Violin. Check it out here:
  31. amadeus1

    East West Composer Cloud Installation and Activation Walkthrough

    Hello guys, Here's a video on how to subscribe and install the East West Composer Cloud software including Play 6, Libraries to which you have access, Ilok activation, and East West Installation Software. Video discusses various license types and their differences. Here's the link: Thanks...
  32. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: TIME MACRO (A Review)

    Hi there! I've uploaded my review of Orchestral Tools' newest library TIME MACRO. I hope you enjoy!
  33. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Most In-Depth Orchestral Breakdown I’ve Ever Done

    Hey fellow composers! As some of you know, I just released a new soundtrack entitled ‘Chief Of The Sky’. I followed this with a theory and musical breakdown of the track, which you can watch here: In this 2nd part of my breakdown series, we will be talking about the arrangement and...
  34. ChrisSiuMusic

    SonuScore: The Origins Series (A Review)

    Hey all! Today I'm taking a look at a very unique set of libraries: The Origins Series from SonuScore. Feel free to have a look!
  35. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools New Library: TIME MACRO

    I'm loving the sound (as always) and concept of this one. Thoughts?
  36. ChrisSiuMusic

    Soundiron's Lakeside Pipe Organ: A Review

    Looking for an organ that sounds rich, full, and detailed? Give Soundiron's Lakeside Pipe Organ a listen!
  37. ChrisSiuMusic

    I Can't Wait.

    Holy crap I'm so hyped... https://www.instagram.com/stories/cinesamples/
  38. ChrisSiuMusic

    Breaking Down a Track Using ‘Palette’

    Hi friends! In today’s video, we look at how Red Room Audio’s ‘Palette’ can be used to create a soft and emotional track in basically no time. Please enjoy!!
  39. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: Berlin Muted Brass (A Review)

    Hey friends, I've just uploaded a new video, reviewing the Muted Brass from OT. Please enjoy, and ask if you have any questions! :2thumbs:
  40. ChrisSiuMusic

    Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2: Discussion

    Hi all, With the pre-order of Orchestral Tools’ newest library now available, I’m curious as to how many of you feel that this library would be a great addition to your arsenal. Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2 is a library culling from OT’s reknowned Berlin and Metropolis Ark series, and this...
  41. Cory Pelizzari

    Drumming Crash Course for Guitarists

  42. Jason Graves

    Audio Ark: Jason Graves Music - Writing for Strings

    Greetings! My name is Jason. I am a drummer and I love animals. I also have spent the the last twenty odd years making music. I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out a way to share and give back, just a little bit, to the community I love being a part of so much. I lecture/teach...
  43. amadeus1

    Symphony Compared to Symphony Essential - Solo Brass

    Here's the Symphony Series Solo Brass compared to the Symphony Essentials Solo Brass Walkthrough: Thanks, Bill
  44. Time+Space

    Making a bass patch with Rob Papen’s Go2 virtual synth

    Following on from the popular Toontrack UK Pop EZX tutorial he compiled for us back in February, Computer Music writer and reviewer Ronan Macdonald is back, this time taking a look at Rob Papen Go2 – the newest virtual synth offering from a synthesis supremo. This time Ronan walks you through...
  45. dog1978

    "Love Arrow" (positive tension) and walkthrough

    Here is the track: Here is the walkthrough (english) Deutsch
  46. ranaprathap

    Walkthrough of "Mind with a View" - First prize winner of 8dio standout contest

    I really liked the reverb work on this track so I requested Nicos to do a walkthrough. It was so nice of him to take some time out to do it.
  47. Freds

    [VIDEO] Film Scoring Orchestral Template Walkthrough w Cubase

    Hi everybody, here's a walkthrough video that might be useful to some. It's a detailed description of my film scoring template for Cubase and how I approach mixing and delivering of stems. Use the index number under the description if you need to jump chapters as the video is very long and some...
  48. will_m

    New Spitfire LABS Walkthrough Videos

    Hi guys, here's a few of my recent videos of the Spitfire LABS range:
  49. 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:
  50. calebfaith

    Heavyocity GP02 Vocalise Review/Walkthrough

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