MESSE 2014: Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Library

Hans Zimmer Percussion Library      19/03/14
    MP4 8:24 mins    

Buying Choices
Affilliate Links help support the site

I must confess I hadn't come across Spitfire Audio prior to the show, but the stirring sound of strings caught my ear as I walked by.

Turns out that composers Paul Thomson & Christian Hensona, composers working mainly in the fields of film, TV and games got together around 7 years ago, hired a really nice recording studio, got in a bunch of musicians and started to build their own sample library, with emphasis not so much in the software instrument as the performance aspects of the sound sets.

The compositional tools were initially used by a small group of composers - roll forward a few years, and they decided to release libraries on a commercial basis - some of the new releases were highlighted at the show.

Hans Zimmer (yeah, he was one of the group ;-) has recorded an ensemble of four percussionists; the library is released as Hans Zimmer Percussion: HZ01 - there's a behind-the-scenes video on YouTube of its making, and you'll find the complete product listing on the Spitfire Audio website.

Meantime we have founder Paul Thomson telling us a bit about Spitfire - including the rather laudable fact that the musicians involved do actually get royalties from the sales - cool.


http://www.spitfireaudio.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tLZ2Cuk1qs&feature=share


Spitfire Audio Social


All MESSE 2014 News |  Videos |  Live Blogs |  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

More From: SPITFIRE AUDIO
Even more news...


 


More Videos

Sonic LAB: Arturia Pigments V.3 1st Look Sonic LAB: Arturia Pigments V.3 1st Look 

Whats new...


Interview: Rachel K Collier Interview: Rachel K Collier 

Artist, Producer, Remixer and Performer


Sonic LAB: Korg SQ-64 Sequencer Review Sonic LAB: Korg SQ-64 Sequencer Review 

Desktop polyphonic MIDI and CV/Gate


Sonic LAB: Pro Tools  Carbon HDX DSP Audio Interface Review Sonic LAB: Pro Tools Carbon HDX DSP Audio Interface Review 

Deep look at the new generation interface


Hey there, we use Cookies to customize your experience on Sonicstate.com