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Music Software Review: Albion ONE by Spitfire Audio

 Albion ONE – A complete reboot of the legendary Albion A few years ago, Spitfire Audio released something that would find its way into many composers’ sonic arsenal – Albion. It featured an entire collection of orchestral sections, percussion, cinematic electronic sounds, and more. It has been praised as a “golden

Composer Interview: Tom Salta (Halo: The Fall of Reach, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Tom Clancy’s Video Game Franchise)

Tom Salta is particularly unique among modern composers in that he had a full career of performing, songwriting, and producing pop and dance hits with many top label artists before eventually moving to the world of writing music for video games and media. After making his mark on the Tom Clancy’s franchise with

Music Software Review: Art Conductor by BabylonWaves

BabylonWaves, a company founded and run by composers, has heard the prayers of many Logic Pro users, and has developed what could very well be the Logic equivalent to Cubase’s VST Expression Map. As a composer, my daily work involves large templates with numerous multi-timbral MIDI tracks, hosting instruments by

Music Software Review: Aleatoric Modular Series Brass by Strezov Sampling [VIDEO]

In the last couple of years, Strezov Sampling have taken to tackling the world of aleatoric orchestral brass effects, in collaboration with US composer Casey Edwards (who also designed their modern sound design library Oracle, which we previously reviewed here). Over the course of three sample libraries, a well realised custom control engine, and a number of

Composer Interview – Chris Haigh

Website:www.chrishaighmusic.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChrisHaighMusic How did you get into composition? Was it something you always wanted to do? It may sound very cliché, but after seeing the film and then hearing the Soundtrack to Gladiator by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard. I was so inspired by all the different textures, the

Composer Interview – Kyle Robertson

Do you have any formal musical training? Not really. I started taking piano lessons when I was four, and in high school I studied jazz music with a college orchestration professor who really helped me get started in my writing. Music was always just a hobby for me though, and

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