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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.

8Dio Adagio Strings Review – Cellos

This month Meena Shamaly reviewed 8Dio’s Adagio Strings (Cellos) for us. Its part of their Adagio series and is getting some incredible feedback from composers around the world regarding the quality and flexibility of it. Check out the previous of this series video where Meena reviews 8Dio’s Violins. Check out the video below!

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,

Albion 2 – Loegria Review

Daniel James from HybridTwo has reviewed the latest library by Spitfire Audio called Albion 2 – Loegria. As usual, Daniel has created a track using the library and gives us an overview of how he used what and how to get the best sound out of it.

Thrash DI Review

This month, Bobby got around to reviewing the new sample library from Sample Oddity – Thrash Di. From their website: Amp up this direct-input sampled guitar and let fly with metal mayhem! You will need a decent amp sim to fully take advantage of this instrument. Thrash DI also includes

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

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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