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Mike Greene Fills a Void with Realivox

July 3, 2012

Jay Asher interviews Mike Greene, the mastermind behind the Kontakt based vocal library, “Realivox-The Ladies”

In Praise of the Synthesizer, Be It Hard or Soft

June 4, 2012

Lost in the furor of the latest and greatest advancements in sample libraries is return of the synthesizer. Did it ever really go away?

How Do You Want That, Baked, Half-Baked Or Ready To Be Baked?

May 1, 2012

For many film and TV composers, creating sample and virtual instrument based compositions has become an important part of their work

Power Down, Dude?

April 2, 2012

Jay Asher discusses powering his studio and its various elements on/off or leaving them on 24/7

Mike Verta: From a Mockup to an Orchestral Recording

February 29, 2012

Last January, composer Mike Verta spent his own hard earned money to take a short piece that he had written for an orchestra and record it at the famous 20th Century Fox Scoring Stage

A New God for Project Studios?

January 30, 2012

Jay Asher reviews Universal Audio’s Apollo

Great Expectations

January 3, 2012

Jay Asher shares his thoughts on sorting through sample libraries, how to avoid being disappointed, what users should expect from developers and what developers expect from users

The Sky Is Falling! End of the line for Mac Pros?

November 28, 2011

While no one Jay Asher knows at Apple will say it, his guess is, yes the Mac Pro line will be discontinued… eventually

I Am Now a Slave Owner

November 1, 2011

Jay Asher makes the decision to acquire a second computer, commonly referred to as a slave