Bowed Cactus – Sound Effect Library Review

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Reviewed by: Jake Basten Edited By: Katie Tarrant Recordist: Tom Rex Beverly For the first 48 hours after this article being published, Tom Rex Beverly is offering readers a$10 discount off the price of Bowed Cactus. This offer compounds on top of any other discounts that apply.  Visit: and use the code 'TheSoundArchitect’.Tom's 40% off Black

Cinematic Winds Review

Review by Jake Basten Edited by Katie Tarrant Developer: Pro Sound Effects Contributors: Ann Kroeber & Alan Splet Reviewed on: PC 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5 Note: If you are interested in buying Cinematic Winds, Pro Sound Effects are offering an exclusive special offer for our readers of $20 off for the first 50 customers! Use discount code

Aston Microphones: Origin – Review

Review by Doug Waters Edited by Sam Hughes Developed by: Aston Microphones Reviewed using: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, iMac, Pro Tools 12 We've been lucky enough that Aston Microphones have sent us, for the purpose of this review, their single pattern condenser microphone, the 'Origin'! Both the Origin and it's 'bigger brother' the ‘Spirit’ (Aston’s multi-pattern condenser) have

Sontronics STC-3X Pack Review!

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We've not covered microphones yet, so welcome to our first ever microphone review, covering the STC-3X Pack from Sontronics! The STC-3X (like all of Sontronics microphones) was designed and developed in the UK by Trevor Coley.  Sontronics beta-test all their new mics with top producers including Flood, Paul Epworth and the engineers

Killing Time!

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We at The Sound Architect are currently working once again with Wild Lotus, the excellent production company that brought you "Dinner With Annie". Their short film, which we are on location recording this weekend for our second weekend, is entitled "Killing Time" (Working Title) and is a fantastic London gangster movie