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Music Software Review: Presonus Notion 5

When it comes to notation software, there are 2 major players in the market: Sibelius and Finale. Steinberg is also preparing something new at the moment, but let me introduce you to another great notation software: Notion 5. The software was created by Presonus, the company behind Studio One among countless

Music Software Review: frei:raum by sonible

The first time I found out about frei:raum, I thought, ‘ah well, another EQ? One of a thousand others?’ I hadn’t heard about frei:raum, nor did I know the company sonible.  No wonder – in an audio software market with daily new innovative concepts, releases for equalisers, and other audio effects, a

Music Software Review: ReForged by Impact Soundworks

Impact Soundworks has become a well known factor in sample content industry. One of their latest releases is ReForged – an ultra-expressive and deep collection of cinematic metallic sound design for impacts, textures, atmospheres, loops, beds, tonal elements, and beyond, for Native Instruments Kontakt. So let’s have a look on

Interview: Jeff Rona and Nathan Rightnour on Wide Blue Sound and ORBIT [VIDEO]

Composers and now developers, Jeff Rona and Nathan Rightnour have teamed up to found Wide Blue Sound, and have recently unleashed their company’s first brainchild unto the world of music creation: ORBIT. Developed for Native Instruments’ Kontakt, ORBIT is a new take on rich synthesised textures, pulses, pads, and atmospheric sounds, driven by its “orbital

Music Software Review: Vintage Vault by UVI

What is the UVI Vintage Vault? UVI Vintage Vault is a sample based collection of classic synthesizer sounds. UVI has sampled the original vintage synthesizers for this and put them all together in their UVI Workstation Software sampler. It contains the following packs (which can also be bought separately): Darklight

Music Software Review: Ukulele Bundle by 8dio [VIDEO]

In the last couple of years, 8dio have released several libraries in what they call the Natural Acoustic Series, wherein they had sampled the steel string guitar, the mandolin, and the dobro, in Solo and Strummer variations. Their latest entry in that series is the Ukulele Bundle, consisting of The Solo Ukulele and The Ukulele Strummer. From the 8dio website, their description

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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