Reviews

Toontrack - Orchestral Percussion SDX - reviewed by Tony Cliff

Toontrack - Orchestral Percussion SDX - reviewed by Tony Cliff
When Toontrack announced their new ‘Orchestral Percussion SDX’ expansion for Superior Drummer 3 at first I was slightly s...
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Synthogy-Ivory II Studio Grands - Computer Music

Synthogy-Ivory II Studio Grands - Computer Music
Deviating from the concert grand tack, the latest in Synthogy´s series of massively multi-sampled pianos comprises the Ste...
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Cinematic Strings - Studio Strings - Sound On Sound

Cinematic Strings - Studio Strings - Sound On Sound
REVIEW EXTRACTS...   CSS’s list of patches is refreshingly short, with one patch for each of the 1st Violin, 2nd Violin, V...
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Vir2 Instruments - Areis Hybrid Choir Designer - Music Tech Magazine

Vir2 Instruments - Areis Hybrid Choir Designer - Music Tech Magazine
REVIEW EXTRACTS...   "The Performance Patch and Pads Patch are where you can dive right in and start playing. The Performa...
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Rob Papen - Predator 2 - Computer Music Magazine

Rob Papen - Predator 2 - Computer Music Magazine
REVIEW EXTRACTS...   The long-awaited Predator 2 (VST/AU/AAX) sticks with the same largely skeumorphic design and keeps al...
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ProjectSAM - Swing More! - Computer Music Magazine

ProjectSAM - Swing More! - Computer Music Magazine
"At it's premium price point, the follow-up/accompaniment to Swing! needs to impress. Fortunately, with it's 120,000 sampl...
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Best Service - Ethno World 6 Complete - Sound On Sound

Best Service - Ethno World 6 Complete - Sound On Sound
"Ethno World is advertised as being the ultimate sample library for ethnic instruments and voices from all over the world,...
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Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands - The Samplecast

Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands - The Samplecast
Reuben Cornell, host of The SampleCast, takes Synthogy's Ivory II Studio Grands for a test drive and was hugely impressed ...
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Vir2 Aeris Hybrid Choir Designer - Sound on Sound

Vir2 Aeris Hybrid Choir Designer - Sound on Sound
It has to be said that musicians are not short of choice when it come to vowel-based choir sounds. From the cheesy GM-styl...
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Toontrack EZkeys String Machine - Computer Music

Toontrack EZkeys String Machine - Computer Music
Running in the EZkeys engine, String Machine sees Toontrack multisampling a 70s Solina String Ensemble, along with 'severa...
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Spectrasonics Keyscape - Computer Music

Spectrasonics Keyscape - Computer Music
Review Extracts... The first thing to understand about Keyscape is that it's nothing like Omnisphere 2 (or even 1) in term...
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