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Music Software Review: SIGNAL by Output

Since releasing REV last year, Output have become a well known name in the sample library realm. REV took a popular effect (reversing) and turned it on its head by building a fully fledged sample library based on that idea. Having created a name for themselves by not making “standard” sample

Music Software Review: Cyclone Retwisted by Sample Logic

“Sampling Meets Synthesis” Following on from XOSPHERE, Sample Logic’s latest sample library “Cyclone Retwisted” is described as “The Ultimate Sample Synth”. Based on an older product called Cyclone, the sample library has been “completely re-engineered and re-imagined”, using their new “Step FX and animator technology” and a “new dual-voice additive synthesizer”. But surely

Win a studio desk from ZAOR worth €450!

The Miza Jr Studio Desk is the perfect studio desk for composers and musicians. It’s the perfect size that will fit into even the smallest room, yet has plenty of space for everything. It’s got everything you need in a studio desk including: Height adjustable sliding keyboard drawer Space for 1 or 2 screens

Music Software Review: XOSPHERE by Sample Logic

The Omnisphere Killer? When it comes to atmosphere creation tools, we’re spoiled for choice these days. Spectrasonics Omnisphere, Spitfire eDNA, Fluffy Audio AURORA, Impact Soundworks Celestia and now Sample Logic XOSPHERE. With Omnisphere being one of the industry standards for atmosphere and “layered sound” creation for many years, we now

How Hans Zimmer Made the Interstellar Score

Here is a great short documentary on Hans Zimmer‘s creative process for the Interstellar score. In it, Christopher Nolan explains how he hates to use temp scores and tries to get the score created early in the film’s production as it “has to be a fundamental ingredient, not a condiment

Film and Game Composers

www.FilmandGameComposers.com offers a wide range of interviews, reviews, guides and tutorials for composers and musicians who are interested in writing music for film, TV and video games.

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