Vienna Dimension Brass

At the 2011 NAMM Show, Vienna Symphonic Library announced Vienna Dimension Brass, a new sample library focusing on orchestral brass instruments. Check out the demos in the promo video for a taste of the library’s sound quality.

Jeff Snyder’s Birl – A Bizarre Wooden Electronic Brass Instrument

This video captures Natacha Diels noodling on the Birl – a bizarre wooden electronic brass instrument. The Birl is a creation of Jeff Snyder, of Snyderphonics, makers of the unique Snyderphonics Manta controller. (See our earlier Snyderphonics posts.) The birl is an electromechancial oscillator – the sound is produced by the rotation of two stepper motors. In… Read More Jeff Snyder’s Birl – A Bizarre Wooden Electronic Brass Instrument

Orchestral & Band Brass, Woodwinds & Saxophones Virtual Instruments

Wallander Instruments has released two new virtual instrument collections, Orchestral & Band Brass and Woodwinds & Saxophones. Orchestral & Band Brass – contains 64 modelled instruments. Almost every instrument comes with one or several muted variations, making a total of 171 models. Woodwinds & Saxophones – This collection of woodwinds, saxophones and recorders contains 105… Read More Orchestral & Band Brass, Woodwinds & Saxophones Virtual Instruments

Arturia 10 Year Suite Packs 8 Classic Synths Into One Box

Arturia has announced the 10 Year Suite, a box featuring 8 of the company’s software instruments. The set includes: Minimoog V Moog Modular V CS-80V ARP2600 V Jupiter-8V Prophet V Prophet VS Also included the innovative Brass and the powerful Analog Factory. 10 Year Suite is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) for $699 USD… Read More Arturia 10 Year Suite Packs 8 Classic Synths Into One Box