Spitfire Chamber Strings Review

Review by Jordan Killiard Edited by Sam Dudley Price: £599 inc. vat Developer: Spitfire Audio Spitfire Chamber Strings has risen out of the ashes of Spitfire’s original Sable series. Released back in 2013, Sable was a modular library beginning Spitfire’s British Modular Library (BML) series, released in five volumes, including specially created ensemble

Pro Sound Effects – European Capitals

Review by: Jordan Killiard Edited by: Jake Basten Price: $449 US Developer: Pro Sound Effects Reviewed on: Pro Tools 2018, Mac Pro 5,1 Back in 2016, The Sound Architect's own Doug Waters reviewed the Hybrid Sound Effects Library from Pro Sound Effects, calling it "an absolutely amazing collection of recordings and created sound effects

Umlaut Audio Motors Review

Review by Jordan Killiard Edited by Katie Tarrant Price: $99 US Developer:  Umlaut Audio Reviewed on: Mac Pro 5.1 Back in June 2017, I reviewed Umlaut Audio's uBeat bundle. I liked its customisable features and how it encouraged you to make the supplied pads and loops your own through use of FX. Now Umlaut Audio

BAFTA Conversations with Screen Composers: John Powell

Article by Jordan Killiard Edited by Katie Tarrant Host: Tommy Pearson Venue: Royal Albert Hall BAFTA's popular and long running Conversations with Screen Composers series, hosted by composer Tommy Pearson, has previously had such guests as Anne Dudley, Clint Mansell, James Horner, Michael Giacchino, George Fenton and Patrick Doyle. Following these illustrious predecessors,

Krotos Reformer Review

Review by Jordan Killiard Edited by Katie Tarrant Price: Free sample download with paid add-ons Developer: Krotos Reviewed on: Pro Tools on Mac Pro Most of our readers will be aware of the name Krotos, due largely to the success of the Edinburgh based company’s monster-making tool Dehumaniser (see our review here). Well, Krotos

Umlaut Audio uBeat Bundle Review

Review by Jordan Killiard Edited by Katie Tarrant Price: $199 US Developer:  Umlaut Audio Reviewed on: Mac Los Angeles based Umlaut Audio originally began creating custom Kontakt libraries for composers such as Danny Elfman, Harry Gregson-Williams and John Debney, but soon they started to offer commercial libraries to the masses. Their first commercial libraries Pads and Arps were very