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Spitfire Audio teams up with Ólafur Arnalds on a new virtual instrument

Previously collaborating on their Chamber Evolutions library, the collaborative force of BAFTA-winning composer, Ólafur Arnalds, and software development giants, Spitfire Audio, has announced Ólafur Arnalds Stratus. The dynamic new instrument is available to pre-order now and builds on a series of libraries that the partnership has been successful with. Spitfire Audio says the new instrument … Continue reading Spitfire Audio teams up with Ólafur Arnalds on a new virtual instrument

New Software Review: Ambient Guitars by Spitfire Audio

Leo Abrahams is a renowned guitarist who has toured with artists including Imogen Heap, Roxy Music, Grace Jones, and Pulp. He has composed scores for movies such as The Lovely Bones (with Brian Eno) and Hunger (with David Holmes), and is credited as the guitarist on film scores such as  Read more… The post New Software Review: Ambient Guitars by Spitfire Audio appeared first … Continue reading New Software Review: Ambient Guitars by Spitfire Audio

New Software Review: Angular String, Fragile String & Woodwind Evolutions by Spitfire Audio

Part of the beauty in sampling is the ability to capture sounds, techniques, and articulations that real ensembles and players might not be able to easily replicate in a live performance. Spitfire Audio, well-known for being at the cutting edge of the sampling world, has taken this approach and applied Read more… The post New Software … Continue reading New Software Review: Angular String, Fragile String & Woodwind Evolutions by Spitfire Audio

Spitfire Audio Percussion Swarm is an encyclopediac collection of rhythmic textures

Spitfire Audio has announced the availability of Percussion Swarm, the next virtual instrument in the company’s Swarms series. The British sound design company has described the plug-in as “a one-of-a-kind, encyclopaedic collection of beautiful cloud-like evolutions, pointillistic textures and single hits created from rare and extensive tuned and untuned instruments”. Peculiar Percussion Percussion Swarm is … Continue reading Spitfire Audio Percussion Swarm is an encyclopediac collection of rhythmic textures

Spitfire Audio’s free experimental LABS synth lets you play with unique textures

Spitfire Audio is back again with another LABS instrument, this time going for a more experimental approach with Opia. The software instrument was created from a collection of sonic textures taken from Ólafur Arnalds and artists performing at his London festival, Opia – hence the instrument’s name. These artists include Kiasmos, VAAL, Rhye, Poppy Ackroyd, … Continue reading Spitfire Audio’s free experimental LABS synth lets you play with unique textures

Review: Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

Price £899 (Educational discount available) Contact Spitfire Audio Deep sampling of orchestral instruments has now become the norm, with some worthy products already adorning company catalogues, including Spitfire Audio’s very own celebrated line-up. But where this new package goes even further is with the sample capture of a world-renowned orchestra, reputed to be one of … Continue reading Review: Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

Spitfire Solo Violin Designed For ‘Ultra-Realistic Solo Performance’

Spitfire Audio has announced that Spitfire Solo Violin, described as “its most advanced and powerful performance instrument” is now available.… Read More Spitfire Solo Violin Designed For ‘Ultra-Realistic Solo Performance’