Tag archive for ‘Sampling Instruments’
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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Native Instruments Action Strings Review

Action Strings is a set of cinematic string orchestra phrases recorded by game music producers Dynamedion and performed by the FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague. Designed for ease of use with a MIDI keyboard controller, More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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INTEGRA-7 Review

Until fairly recently, studio workhorse instruments were generally hardware rather than software-based. Roland’s JV-1080, for example, was an incredibly popular general-purpose sound module that was used extensively More...

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By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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Pianoteq 4 Pro Review

There are some excellent virtual piano plug-ins and instruments around, but they almost all share one feature that can be a drawback for some users – file size. The best way to emulate a real piano with all its More...

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By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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MIR Pro 24 Review

Although we may go to concerts, few of us ever gets to record an orchestra in its natural environment, on a big stage in an acoustically suitable hall. Some of us, though, work with virtual orchestras, which usually More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
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The Giant Review

With so many piano libraries now available, it’s always interesting to see an instrument that marks itself out as being different from the competition – and NI’s latest release is unique in several ways. Firstly, More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Instant Orchestra Review

Garritan’s Instant Orchestra is the company’s first product since its acquisition by MakeMusic, makers of Finale notation software. An ambitious collection containing a large quantity of orchestral combinations, More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Steven Slate Drums 4 Review

Drums were one of the first instruments to be successfully re-created in virtual format, though today’s multisampled, realistic kits are much improved on early models. Real drum kits are one of the hardest things More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Fanfare Review

Fanfare is the latest release from Sample Logic, following hot on the heels of Rumble, which we reviewed in Issue 104 (November 2011). Both libraries draw on parts of the legendary DCI World Champion Blue Devils More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Solo Strings Review

Hot on the heels of Albion – the impressive orchestral ensembles collection – Spitfire Audio has released another new samples library. Comprising solo violin, viola and cello, the aptly named Solo Strings was More...