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Impact Soundworks: Forest Frame Drums Review

If there’s one thing that we composers always like more of, it’s percussion. Impact Soundworks have delivered some great libraries of both acoustic and electronic drums in the past and now they tackle ethnic percussion. This should be no surprise to those who are aware of Andrew Aversa and his

Rhythmic Robot: Shortwave Review

Once in a while something comes along that sends you way back to days long gone and you get that Deja-Vu feeling and can even smell and feel how it was at that exact time in the past. Shortwave from Rythmic Robot Audio just did a major time-travel for me.

Albion 3 Iceni Review

Daniel James of HybridTwo has kindly done a really in-depth over of Spitfire’s third offering in their Albion range called Iceni. From the Spitfire website – “Iceni is an investigation into low end, thundering enormity, horrifying rasp and obliterating distortion”. The video is pretty long at 1 and 1/2 hours,

Rhythmic Robot Jennings Review

This month, our new software reviewer Bobby Cole, got a chance to try out the latest VST from Rhythmic Robot called “Jennings“. From their website: Jennings is a meticulously faithful recreation of one of the very first synthesisers, the valve-based Jennings Univox. The Univox was designed in 1946 by Derek

Cinematic Strings 2.0 Review

Over the past number of weeks, I’ve been using a couple of different string libraries in my compositions – Hollywood Strings, LASS lite, Symphobia 1 & 2 string sections as well as some of the strings in Symphonic Sphere (for trills). Generally the toughest part of using these string libraries

Music Software Review: Loopscape by Rhythmic Robot

This month I got the chance to check out a pretty crazy VST instrument called “Loopscape” by Rhythmic Robot – an “Analogue polysynth using variable-length tape loops as oscillators…Inspired by the experimental soundscapes produced by 70s pioneers like Brian Eno”.  I’ve never heard of Rhythmic Robot before, so was delighted

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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