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Symphonic strings for less – LSS from Aria Sounds

Well, it looks like this is going to be a good couple of weeks for symphonic/orchestral composers… especially if you need deals on strings! Today let’s go over some of the sounds and features in Aria Sounds’ London Symphonic Strings (LSS for short), which is currently very inexpensive at only… Read More »

Let’s Ascend in the New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. Sadly, I came down with Covid over the Holiday break. I am recovering well, but in case you were wondering why we haven’t done any Livestreams or had as many videos lately, now you know! I wanted… Read More »

Let’s talk about Panagement 2…

Let’s talk about Auburn Sounds’ Panagement 2. First things first:  it’s awesome, I love it. However, my uses for it are very specific. I’m an orchestral composer, and I always need tools to quickly and effectively place acoustic instruments into a realistic virtual space. This adds so much in regards… Read More »

One week left to grab Cadenza Solo Strings at a discount!

Cadenza Solo Strings, by Sound Magic, is a library for the Neo Orchestra Hybrid Modeling Engine (no Kontakt required). You get a variety of articulations for the three sampled instruments: violin, viola, and cello. The sound is clean, crisp, and dry, but there’s a very nice built-in reverb that allows… Read More »

FREEBIE Alert! Aquamarine Lite by Muze… for free!

Did I mention it was FREE?! This little version has so much to brag about, with 150 presets… and within each preset, hundreds of “mini presets” for each source. The GUI is aesthetically lovely with lots to tweak and play around with for the perfect texture or pad. It has… Read More »