Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Harrison MIXBUS Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

The time has come to test and review a new DAW! Harrison Mixbus is basically a DAW to produce music with. What makes it different from other DAWS is that it’s profiled after a very popular large format mix console from the 70´s. Harrison Console’s have been used on some of the most iconic records […]

Review: Klip Kontakt Drum Machine by Sample Magic

Klip is a new very interesting sample-based Kontakt virtual drum machine developed by those from Sample Magic. Equipped with many different sequencers, this Kontakt instrument has been designed to create grooves. And that seems to work really well at first glance. You can easily create grooves with the plug-in, which should also lay the foundation […]

Review: OZONE 8 + NEUTRON 2 by iZotope

What might be behind this chemical inspired name? Okay, we all guessed it as soon as we read Izotope. It is of course about “Ozone 8” and “Neutron 2”, recently released by Izotope and one of the, if not the, most used mixing and mastering VST solutions of today. I for one was not really […]

Review: Hans Zimmer Percussion – Professional Kontakt Library

If you were, like me, a little confused at first about Spitfire Audio releasing another Hans Zimmer Percussion Library, don’t worry, I totally understand. The thing is, they didn’t really, and yet, they did, and it is actually quite good and worth considering. Let me explain what actually happened. What is “Hans Zimmer Percussion (Professional)”? […]

Review: Bx_Console E and G Series by Brainworx

In this review, we are going to be going over two sister plugins the Bx_Console G and the Bx_Console E by Brainworx. These two plugins are emulations of the legendary British G and E Consoles which can be heard on countless hit records by many of your favorite A-list artists like Metallica, Genesis, Kendrick Lamar, […]

Review: Xfer SERUM VST Synthesizer Plugin

Xfer Records SERUM, there is a virtual Wavetable synthesizer of the top class on the market. So I have already anticipated my conclusion in the first sentence of this review, but I recommend you read the review to the end. You will find out why I drew this hasty conclusion, you will see that I […]

Review: London Contemporary Orchestra Strings by Spitfire Audio

Let’s have look at LCO Strings, the latest Kontakt string library by the guys from Spitfire Audio. Maybe you were also among those wondering why you’d need “another” string library at this point when LCO Strings was announced. Did you also often wonder how to get some really commonly used but rarely sampled articulations in […]

Review: TRAILER XPRESSIONS by Sample Logic

Heads up to the game and cinematic producers out there, here’s a new Kontakt instrument from Sample Logic. It’s called Trailer Xpressions and it’s a library of atmospheric hits, impacts, zaps, sweeps, drones, whooshes and all that good stuff. Overview The library offers 2 different categories „Ambience“ and „Percussive“. Each of these folders offers different […]