Author: Jonathan Wright

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Eternal

A powerful epic trailer contains electric guitars, huge drums, majestic horns and a full orchestra with mighty choirs all building to an emotional climax.

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Orchestral String Libraries Compared [Updated]

As a composers, finding that string library that can do everything you want can often feel like a never-ending quest to find the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. New libraries pop up every month...

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Space Launch

Space Launch is an epic, powerful and climactic cinematic trailer music, with soaring horns, lush strings, hybrid synth sounds, FX and deep bass shaking percussion. An atmospheric start slowly builds in dramatic tension to...

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Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 – First Impressions

The venerable audio networking solution Vienna Ensemble Pro (for the sake of brevity from now on called VEP) has been updated to version 6. It comes with a long list of new features and improvements,...

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Tips for Composing Trailer Music

Over the last few decades trailer music has became a genre in itself, with dedicated production studios such as Two Steps from Hell crossing over into the mainstream consciousness, releasing several albums of their tracks...

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Use Cubase Track Presets as a Template System

The majority of my articles before now have been concerned with setting up enormous orchestral templates using Cubase/Logic and Vienna Ensemble Pro, which is great for people who have slave computers or own a...

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Heaven on Earth

An inspiring, uplifting, powerful epic trailer which uses huge taiko drums, majestic horns, lush strings and a full orchestra with mighty choirs, accompanied by pulsating hybrid synths and beats. Building to an awesome climax,...