About the Author

Name: Peter Alexander

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Bio: Peter Alexander's newest book is Professional Orchestration 2B: Orchestrating the Melody Within the Woodwinds and Brass Section. Besides writing for Film Music Magazine, you can see more of Peter Alexander's reviews at www.soniccontrol.tv.

Articles written by Peter Alexander

Why You Should Look at 8-Core for Your Next System, or, a Muse Receptor

February 9, 2009

Peter Alexander explores 8-core systems and the Muse Receptor

Cinesamples: Drums of War

February 4, 2009

Peter Alexander Looks at Drums of War from Cinesamples

After the NAMM Is Over…

January 20, 2009

Peter Alexander recaps the NAMM show and what’s to come for composers and new technology

NAMM 2009: A Time For Sobriety

January 13, 2009

As music merchants and manufacturers make the pilgrimage to NAMM this week, many, if not all, will have to ask some serious marketing questions.

Troubling Trends: Possibly Some Remedies

December 20, 2008

Peter Alexander looks at accountability in system specs.

Ever so quietly, the Vienna Symphonic Library breaks ground – again.

November 17, 2008

VSL advances the ball with their new Vienna Effects Suite and a major problem/solution update to their Vienna Ensemble 3 that have most composers singing, “c’mon get happy.”


November 11, 2008

This week Peter Alexander gives a starting look at Omnisphere from Spectrasonics.

More from this Author

Warning! New MacBook Lacks Firewire

New 13″ Apple MacBook lacks Firewire, forcing composers and videographers into the higher priced MacBook Pro models.

The HANNspree 22″ HF229H Monitor

The HANNSPREE 22″ Monitor is an incredible value. This week, Peter Alexander shows the “logic” of it.

When the Dow Breaks, The Cradle Will Fall

Given the current credit crunch, Peter Alexander looks at which new music software programs are absolute essentials to be in your library.