We're often asked about the sort of gear and setups we use to create, develop and produce everything from film-score for full blown feature length movies, to 5 minute shorts, to creating background tracks for corporate videos, to sound scoring and sound deign and foley.  

Here is what we use most of the time, though our Instrument Library is constantly expanding in order to find better and brighter sounds to support our projects and our client's needs and dreams.

Many of these (particularly plugins for mix, effects, cleaning) are the same as those used by the big movie studios to get that just right finish to their projects.



SOFTWARE / DAW

Steinberg Cubase Pro 9, Absolute Pro 3, HALion 6

Steinberg Nuendo 8.1

Steinberg WaveLab Pro 9

Steinberg Dorica

Avid ProTools HD 12

Avid Sibelius

Avid Media Composer

Adobe Premiere Pro 2017, After Effects 2017, Photoshop 2017



HARDWARE

Native Instruments Komplete S88 Keyboard

Roland A49 MIDI keyboard

Korg MS2000

Behringer X-Touch

Mackie Onyx 1640i mixing desk

Focusrite Saffire Pro 96, Pro 40

Steinberg UR824 Rack

Universal Audio Apollo-8 Duo

Audio-Technica Studio microphones

Korg O5R/W

Roland D110R

NI Maschine 

Yamaha HS5 / HS7 monitor Studio Speakers

Logitech 5.1 Cinematic Surround 

Tannoy SubWoofers

MacPro 6,1 (2.7GHz, 12 core, 64GB RAM)

MacPro 6,1 (3GHz, 8-core, 64GB RAM)

IBM x3850 M2 multi-processor server arrays (512GB RAM)

QNAP NAS mass storage and backup



  • Alchemist Cinematic Impacts & Cinematic Textures
  • Dark Matter

 

 

  • Macabre Solo Strings
  • Storm Choir II

Omega Complete Libraries and Instruments (2016/17)

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  • Albion I, II, III, IV, V
  • eDNA EVO and Kinematic
  • Hans Zimmer Percussions:  HZ01, HZ02, HZ03
  • Spitfire Percussion Library
  • Mural Strings library
  • Symphonic Strings Library
  • Symphonic Brass Library
  • Symphonic Woodwinds Library
  • Symphonic Masse
  • London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO)
  • Horn Phalanx
  • Enigma
  • Chrysalis
  • Glass & Steel

UAD-2 Quad Octo and Effects / Reverb plugins

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Vienna Ensemble Pro 6

Core Instrument library

Vienna Instruments Collection 

Vienna Suit PRO 2

PRO Surround 5.1 Effects & Filters library

ZEBRA & ZEBRA2

Zebralette

Hans Zimmer Zebra Pack

 

FOLEY and SFX

  •   Atmospheres (wind, rain, fire, water, thunder, people, footsteps, transport)
  •   Horror - drones, spiritual, ghostly, screams, chains, etc
  •   Sci-Fi -   Metallic, shrills, thrills, drones, humms, space, transport, weapons
  •   ProSound Effects Hybrid Library, including BBC Foley
  •   Boom Library - various  
  •   Close Combat, Combat, Medieval Weapons, Explosions
  •   Battle Cries, Vocal, Clothing, Footsteps, Wind, Fire, Liquids

INSTRUMENTS & EFFECTS, Soft Synths

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Alien Drums II

Aura Guitars

Blendstrument Textures

Electro house III

Flow House

Hybrid Rhythms

Hybrid Tools II

Francesca Vocals

Jennifer Vocals

Laurie Vocals

Lacrimosa Choir

V8P Emperium Choirs

Ceres Vocals

Drums Of The Deep II

Chris Hein Solo Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass)

Cinematic Drums and Percussion

CineBrass, Descant Horn

Tina Guo, Cello

Voxos II, Choir

Drums of War I & II

 

Cinematic Strings II

 

  • Guitarscapes
  • Hybrid I
  • Sculptor

 

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 Hollywood Strings Gold

 Pianos Gold

 Silk

 Stormdrum 2 and 3

 Choirs Platinum

 Symphonic Orchestras Gold

 Voices of Passion

 Bass Ensemble / Solo

 Cello Ensemble / Solo

 Viola Ensemble / Solo

 Violin Ensemble / Solo

 

Black Hole

 

R2 Sourround

Nimbus

R4

Gravity

Natural Forces

Vocalise

Scoring Guitars

NOVO

Aeon Melodic and Rhythmic

 

Fluid Harmonics

 

Post & Music Production Bundle PRO, including:

  • Ozone 7 Complete
  • Nectar 2 Complete
  • Neutron Advanced
  • Neutrino
  • RX6 Post production Suite 2
  • VocalSynth
  • Alloy2, Stutter
  • Insight, Meter Tap2
  • Exciter
  • Maximizer
  • Dialogue Isolate
  • Rx Loudness Control
  • Voice de-Noise
  • De-Wind, De-plosive, De-Clip

 

 Lexicon Native Reverb bundle

Adventure Brass

Adventure Strings

Soaring Strings

Trainer Brass

Trailer Strings

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  • Komplete Kontakt
  • Komplete Ultimate 11 (Complete Library)
  • Maschine 2
  • Brass Ensemble and Solo
  • Session Horns and PRO
  • String Ensemble Collection
  • Session Strings and PRO
  • Woodwind Ensemble and Solo
  • Action Strings
  • Emotive Strings
  • The Giant
  • Una Corda
  • The Maverick, The Gentleman, The Grandeur
  • DrumLAB
  • Action Strikes
  • Rise & Hit
  • Thrill
  • Damage
  • Kinetic Metal
  • EVOLVE Mutations I, II
  • Balinese Gamelan
  • India
  • Strummed Acoustic

 

  • Metropolis ARK I
  • Metropolis ARK II
 
  •  Signal
  •  Exhale
  •  REV and X-Loops
  •  Movement
  •  Substance
  • Orchestrator
  • Orchestral Essentials I and II

 

LowEnder™

 

 

  • Omnisphere II
  • Stylus RMX
  • Audacity Complete Library
  • Colossus Complete Library
  • Ethera Soundscapes
  • Ethera 2.0 (2017)

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