Persona 5 Audio Review

Review by Katelyn Isaacson Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Atlus Composer: Shoji Meguro Lead Sound Designer: Kenichi Tsuchiya Reviewed on: Playstation 4 The Persona series has somehow consistently managed to merge dating sim elements, a turn-based battle system involving collecting creatures à la Pokemon, and a long and arching RPG plot line while still delivering a

Fracture Sounds – Tiny Music Box Review

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Introduction Fracture Sounds is a company founded and run by composer and programmer Will Bedford. His previous releases include Granulate 2, Singing Bowl, Dream Zither and Water Glass. Now we have the Tiny Music Box; a quaint and wonderfully crafted music box VST. One thing I enjoy about Fracture Sounds is

Embertone Solo Strings Bundle: An In-Depth Tutorial and Review

Review by Katie Tarrant Edited by Sam Hughes For my debut product library review, I take a look at Embertone's Intimate Solo Strings Bundle, providing an in-depth tutorial and summary of my thoughts so far. WHAT IS IT? The Solo Strings Bundle (or Intimate Strings Solo) is a collection of solo string instruments developed by a company called Embertone. Founded by

Interview with Composer, Mario Sevigny

Sam Hughes speaks with composer, Mario Sevigny about his career so far, The Art of More, and beyond! Mario  is a passionate musician, multi-instrument-vocalist and composer for television, film & trailers, who has amassing over 20 years of diverse credits. Mario recently finished scoring Sony Crackle’s first drama series, The Art of

Interview with Quarry & Banshee Composer, Kris Dirksen

Featured Photo Credit: Leah Belford We had the great opportunity of speaking to renowned composer, Kris Dirksen. Currently, Kris is scoring Cinemax’s critically-acclaimed series Quarry created and directed by Emmy-winning director Greg Yaitanes. Kris’s music can be heard in hundreds of movie and TV show trailers, including Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario,

Cinematic Studio Piano: A Sample Library Review

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 Review by Andrew Overfield Edited by Alyx Jones Developer: Cinematic Studio Series Composer: Andrew Overfield Sound Designer: Alex Wallbank Reviewed on: MacBook Pro 16GB DDR3 2.2GHz i7   Cinematic Studio Piano (CSP) joins the Cinematic Studio Series’ (CSS) lineup alongside Cinematic Studio Strings which I reviewed back in August. You can see this review -> HERE <-   Setup & Interface The installation is

Play Expo Manchester Review

There’s always a sense of coming back down to Earth after a convention, and with Play Expo Manchester that has definitely been the case. Organised and supported by Replay Events Ltd, the Play Expo’s run in three locations in the country – Manchester, Blackpool and Glasgow. Having been to Play

Sumthing Else Music Works Release Volume Two Of ‘WildStar’s’ Soundtrack

The award winning record label dedicated to releasing video game soundtracks 'Sumthing Else Music Works' has released volume two of the original soundtrack for the free-to-play MMORPG, Wildstar. Composed by Jeff Kurtenacker, volume two of the games soundtrack features several never before heard compositions and is available for digital download, and on streaming

The Drop That Contained The Sea: A Christopher Tin Performance Review

The Drop That Contained The Sea: A Christopher Tin Review Review by Andrew Overfield Edited by Sam Hughes Composer: Christopher Tin Performance: The Drop That Contained The Sea Venue: Barbican Centre, York Date: 16th July 2016 Andrew Overfield reviews his recent adventure at York Barbican last night, seeing Christopher Tin live.  I’d like to start off by introducing Christopher Tin. A