April 5th, 2016 by Bo Boddie
Founded in 2007, UK-based Spitfire Audio’s products have rapidly become a de facto part of many a modern composer’s sample-based toolkit.
Back in 2011, Spitfire released their Albion Volume I, an orchestral library which has been used a in a myriad of scores and productions since its release.
In Read more...
November 19th, 2015 by Bo Boddie
The Foundry by Sonicsmiths.
In the world of virtual instruments, it’s safe to say that the number of choices out there has become overwhelming, especially once you realize just how deep and malleable each of the many choices are.
From gargantuan sample libraries to virtual synthesis engines with infinitely configurable Read more...
September 2nd, 2015 by Bo Boddie
Neve 88RS MKII from Universal Audio
Universal Audio’s emulation of the Neve 88RS channel strip was originally released in 2007, and has become a well loved tool in the UAD-2 toolkit.
In recent years however, Universal Audio has adopted the practice of improving upon old plug-in code, creating even more Read more...
November 6th, 2013 by Bo Boddie
In the latest production of L.A.’s The Industry, the traditional stage is jettisoned in favor of a larger and less restrictive venue: Downtown L.A.‘s iconic Union Station. This past Saturday saw the world premiere of “Invisible Cities”, a new opera written by composer Chris Cerrone, inspired by Italo Colvino’s 1972 Read more...
August 4th, 2013 by Bo Boddie
Valley Village, CA: In the one year since François “Franc” Tétaz moved to Los Angeles from his native Australia, he’s produced, mixed or mastered a few records, scored a few film and art projects, and won a few GRAMMYs. So far so good.
If you don’t recognize this name, Read more...