Planet Earth II In Concert Review

Review by Katie Tarrant I have had the pleasure of attending the Royal Albert Hall on numerous occasions, and it is by far my favourite concert venue. This time I was here to see Planet Earth II in concert, and needless to say I was incredibly excited. Planet Earth II is

Spitfire Audio to release Hans Zimmer Strings


Header Image © Spitfire Audio Review by Matthew Kilford Edited by Sam Hughes Price: Pre order £549 (RRP £699) Developer: Spitfire Audio Spitfire Audio & Air Studios     Spitfire Audio last night announced their new orchestral strings library Hans Zimmer Strings at the iconic Air Studios in Hampstead London. Tickets for the event went on sale online (and

Hans Zimmer: Live On Tour 2016 Review


INTRODUCTION When I had the spontaneous opportunity to see Hans Zimmer on tour, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Being such a prolific composer, I was curious to know how much involvement he would have in the show, whether he would just be conducting, only on stage between songs, whether he

Interview with LittleBigPlanet Composer & Spitfire Audio’s Co-Founder, Paul Thomson

Spitfire Audio Paul Thomson

Ahead of his appearance at Game Music Connect 2015 we catch up with composer and Spitfire Audio co-founder, Paul Thomson!  Paul started his musical training at an early age, playing the piano, clarinet and cathedral organ as a child and touring the world as a chorister, in Worcester Cathedral Choir. Upon

Interview with Sam Estes & Michael Hobe of Sonicsmiths

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  Sam Hughes speaks to Sam Estes and Michael Hobe, founders of Sonicsmiths about sampling for Hans Zimmer, founding Sonicsmiths and their new product The Foundry. Sam and Michael met while working at Hans Zimmer's company, Remote Control Productions (2008-2012) and both left together to join the team at Cinesamples. During their