Posts Tagged ‘sampling’

Susumu Yokota – King Dragonfly

Posted: December 15, 2015 by TGASMrDunne in Songs
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A great track from the Japanese ambient artist. Listen out for lots of off-the-wall sample choice/manipulation mixed with some very melodic sections.

Ever wondered how composers can create such realistic sounding compositions without recording a live orchestra? East West, the leading orchestral sampling company, have recently announced a new bundle featuring all of their latest instruments. Take a listen to the tracks featured in the demo section after the link and prepare to be amazed!

(Mr Dunne reccommends ‘Storming the Gates’)

A brief history of sampling

Posted: January 29, 2014 by TGASMrDunne in Songs
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A brief history of time sampling! From the Mellotron to the Synclavier II, samplers have shaped pop music. This video shows just how many artists have built their careers on the use of samples!