Strings

Review: Orchestral Tools Time Micro

If you often find yourself looking for orchestral inspiration, this new package from Orchestral Tools may become your biggest saver of time and chronology.

How to produce and arrange orchestral sounds: Strings

In the first part of our new series, we offer tips for beginners on how to coax a huge orchestral sound out of your DAW, beginning with the biggest orchestral section of all: the strings.

Mastering the new Studio Strings in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X’s new Studio Strings instrument brings a new level of realism to virtual string arrangement. Mark Cousins picks up his bow… Achieving a...

Six of the best unusual instruments

We’re always on the lookout for interesting and unusual instruments that might spark those creative juices. Dave Gale dials up six esoteric contenders. Best Vintage...
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