Samples, Soundsets And Plugins – What’s The Difference?

Samples, Soundsets And Plugins – What’s The Difference? Here at VST Buzz, we have great deals on all kinds of different music software. We regularly receive questions about compatibility and which software is needed to run the products. The music software market has fragmented into products of many types, all of which create sounds in […]

Enhancing Realism In Orchestral Samples Part 1 – Strings

Enhancing Realism In Orchestral Samples Part 1 – Strings How to get THAT sound with your orchestral samples is one of the most commonly asked questions among upcoming composers today. Many youngsters think the right thing to do is to mix the guts out of your tracks by processing them with various plugins simulating vintage […]

Simple Tricks For Customising Factory Sample Libraries

Simple Tricks For Customising Factory Sample Libraries Kontakt FX Kontakt ships with dozens of high quality studio effects offering a powerful (and free) way of customising and personalising otherwise generic factory presets. To begin, open any instrument and click on the wrench icon on the left to open, for this example I’ll use the “Rock […]

Creating A Loop Based Composition

Creating A Loop Based Composition Like it or not, loops are a mainstay of music production. Whether you use them as a jumping off point for a new track or as the primary material for a composition, there is no doubt that they can be useful. In particular loops can be great as an exercise […]

Hidden Gems In Kontakt’s Factory Library

Hidden Gems In Kontakt’s Factory Library 1 Orchestral Believe it or not there are a handful of very useable orchestral instruments included in the Kontakt Factory Library. If you are a new media composer who is still developing their collection of high end virtual instruments or if you are just looking for some alternatives or […]

A Brief History Of Sampling

A Brief History Of Sampling Sampling is so common in music these days that we often take it for granted and don’t bother to think about what exactly it is and how it evolved. In this post I am going to give you a brief history of sampling, highlighting some of the major developments and […]

Stacking Distortion Experimentation

Stacking Distortion Experimentation Many audio engineers perceive distortion as something unwanted in an audio signal, but what happens when we intentionally want to distort our signal in our tracks? What happens when distortion is actually desired? For the fans of rock and metal genres, distortion is a must-have thing especially on guitars. In order to […]

5 Great Budget Monitors For Music Production

5 Great Budget Monitors For Music Production 1 Kali Audio LP-6 The Kali Audio LP-6 (Lone Pine) are making waves in the music production community for their highly affordable 6 inch speaker that is outperforming speakers many times its price. If you haven’t heard of Kali Audio, that may be because they’ve only been in […]

Top 10 Weirdest VST Plugins 2019

Top 10 Weirdest VST Plugins 2019 Each family as well as each group of friends has that one weird guy doing some rather ubiquitous things which are straight up weird and that’s the case with plugin developers. We all have that one plugin that we load up when we’re in need of something extraordinary or […]

Top 10 FREE Mixing & Mastering Plugins 2019

Top 10 FREE Mixing & Mastering Plugins 2019 The never-ending quest for the best mixing and mastering plugins is back again, only this time we’re searching through the freebies. We scouted through many polls and forums to look for what the audio engineering community has to say about freeware mixing and mastering plugins. So here […]

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