Amplify Productivity: Control Surfaces

December 16, 2020

This video covers everything from mini controllers to expandable mixing consoles, and much more.

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Amplify Productivity: Room Tuning

December 16, 2020

Improve Your Space For Critical Listening Using These Techniques

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Bedroom Producers Blog Review PADS & ARPS

December 16, 2020

John Marsh of Bedroom Producers Blog took a deep dive into our PADS & ARPS engines and broke down their functionality as well as explored some creative possibilities in their extensive review.

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Sound on Sound Review ARPS & PADS

December 16, 2020

John Walden from Sound On Sound writes about how powerful and useful ARPS and PADS are for the working media composer.

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The Year 2018 in Review

December 16, 2020

The year 2018 was shift in pace from our premium flagship engine product line with MOTORS, PADS & ARPS over to the more affordable boutique sound packs.

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uBEAT on Ask Audio's Best Of 2016 Kontakt Instruments.

December 16, 2020

More Than Just Some Pretty Sounds. Ask.Audio have announced uBEAT as one of the best Kontakt Instruments of 2016.

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Exploring a Cue: Harry Gregson-Williams

December 16, 2020

Using Umlaut Audio instruments to score in the style of Harry Gregson-Williams

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Inon Zur Answers your Most Sought-AFTER QUESTIONS

December 16, 2020

Award-winning Film, Television, and Video Game Composer Inon Zur shares his methods, favorite effects & plugins, and tips you shouldn't miss based on the wonderful questions that you have asked through social media last week.

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TOP 5 MUSIC EDITING HACKS

January 13, 2021

We’ve all been asked to provide stems and cut downs and this is mind-numbing work. Here are our top 5 hacks to get your music edits done much more quickly…

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TOP 5 DIRECTORS WHO COMPOSE FOR THEIR OWN MOVIES

January 5, 2021

You’d think that most directors have enough post-production plates to spin, but some even write their own music. Here’s our top 5 melody making movie directors…

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TOP 5 FESTIVE CHRISTMAS SAMPLE LIBRARIES

December 24, 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so here are 5 festive sample libraries that will get you ding donging merrily on high…

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TOP 5: SIGNS YOU’RE SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME COMPOSING

December 16, 2020

Even when we’re not in front of our DAWs, we can’t help thinking about writing music. Here are the top 5 signs that you’re spending too much time composing…

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TOP 5: DRUM LEGENDS

December 16, 2020

It’s impossible to pick out just 5 drummers from the huge number of talented drummers down the years. But we do like a challenge so we’ll give it a try. Here’s our top 5 drum legends...

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TOP 5: PERCUSSIONISTS WHO BECAME COMPOSERS

December 16, 2020

If you want a job doing right, then you’d better do it yourself. Here are 5 percussionists who became composers…

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TOP 5: DRUMTASTIC MOVIE SCORES

December 16, 2020

It’s not only balls-out action movies that have plenty of percussion. Here’s our take on 5 scores that owe their beating hearts to beating hands...

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TOP 5: CINEMATIC DRUM LIBRARIES

December 16, 2020

Throw out those John Williams melodies. Today’s blockbuster scores are all about the pounding drums. Here’s our top 5 cinematic drum libraries…

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TOP 5: TRAILER SOUNDS THAT MAKE COMPOSERS CRINGE

December 16, 2020

The bass rumbles, the studio logo's revealed, anticipation builds and then you hear that same trailer noise again. Here are our top 5 trailer track tropes…

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TOP 5: WAYS COMPOSERS HANDLE REJECTION

December 16, 2020

Want to try out a new instrument? Just hold your horses as some are much tougher to master than others. Here’s our rundown of 5 impossible instruments…

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TOP 5: INSTRUMENTS THAT ARE IMPOSSIBLE TO PLAY

December 16, 2020

Want to try out a new instrument? Just hold your horses as some are much tougher to master than others. Here’s our rundown of 5 impossible instruments…

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TOP 5: TIMESAVING CHEATS COMPOSERS LOVE

December 16, 2020

Let’s be frank, we all use shortcuts to get our music out the door. Whether it's due to time or budget constraints, or simple laziness, sometimes you just do what you gotta do. Here are our top 5 timesaving cheats…

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TOP 5: RECYCLED MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

December 16, 2020

It’s good to be green, so why bother writing a new score if there’s already a perfectly good one from another movie that you can easily repurpose. Here’s our top 5 recycled film scores…

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TOP 5: WAYS TO STAY FOCUSSED ON WRITING MUSIC

December 16, 2020

As a musician with demanding clients, family and friends, it’s all too easy to get distracted from the task in hand. Here are 5 ways to get back on track…

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TOP 5: MOST COMMON COMPOSING INJURIES

December 16, 2020

As musicians, we want to say yes to all of our client’s demands, but overworking ourselves or working without the correct precautions in place, can cause a huge toll on our bodies and minds. Here are the top 5 injuries that composers suffer from…

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TOP 5: WAYS TO ANNOY YOUR DIRECTOR

December 16, 2020

Life as a composer can be a tricky balancing act between holding your ground and pandering to fragile egos. There are many pitfalls along the way so try to avoid these top 5 ways to annoy your director…

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TOP 5: PIMPED OUT COMPOSER STUDIOS

December 16, 2020

We’ll admit we get a touch jealous when we see the epic studio setups of our favourite composers. Here are 5 inspiring studios, kitted out to the max

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TOP 5: FILM MUSIC PODCASTS

December 16, 2020

5 of the best podcasts for serious soundtrack lovers

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TOP 5: INSULTS TO THROW AT COMPOSERS

December 16, 2020

Want to fall out with a composer? Then make ‘em cry with these punishing put downs...

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TOP 5: BORING COMPOSER TASKS

December 16, 2020

It’s not all red carpets and champagne. Here are 5 boring tasks every composer dreads...

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Mental Health

December 16, 2020

In this video we look at mental health challenges for musicians, with some practical tips to help combat anxiety and stress.

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Sample Management

December 16, 2020

This video covers the best ways to organise and categorise your sample collection, both manually and by using automatic tagging software.

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Control Surfaces

December 16, 2020

This video covers everything from mini controllers to expandable mixing consoles, and much more.

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Room Tuning

December 16, 2020

Improve Your Space For Critical Listening Using These Techniques

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Finishing Tracks

December 16, 2020

Get proactive and organised with these approaches to incomplete projects

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Amplify Productivity: Physical Health

December 16, 2020

Best techniques to stay fit through intensive production sessions in the studio

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Amplify Productivity: Stems

December 16, 2020

Best Techniques For Organising And Exporting Stems

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Amplify Productivity: Backup and Archiving

December 16, 2020

Backup And Archiving Techniques Will Help You Protect Your System During Hardware Failures

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Amplify Productivity: Hardware Editing & Automation

December 16, 2020

Hardware editing & automation techniques that will help you speed up your music making methods

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Amplify Productivity: Plugin Management

December 16, 2020

5 Important Plugin Management Techniques That Will Help You Maximize Your Music Making Potential

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News
The Year 2018 in Review

December 16, 2020

The year 2018 was shift in pace from our premium flagship engine product line with MOTORS, PADS & ARPS over to the more affordable boutique sound packs.

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Tutorials
Amplify Productivity: Templates

December 16, 2020

6 Quick Template Tips That Will Help You Maximize Your Music Making Potential

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Insights
Exploring a Cue: Harry Gregson-Williams

December 16, 2020

Using Umlaut Audio instruments to score in the style of Harry Gregson-Williams

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Press Release
Introducing MOTORS

December 16, 2020

Announcing MOTORS, a new vibrant loop based Virtual Instrument for KONTAKT Software to create spine-tingling Pulses with Rhythmic Variation

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Reviews
Bedroom Producers Blog Review PADS & ARPS

December 16, 2020

John Marsh of Bedroom Producers Blog took a deep dive into our PADS & ARPS engines and broke down their functionality as well as explored some creative possibilities in their extensive review.

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Insights
Inon Zur Answers your Most Sought-AFTER QUESTIONS

December 16, 2020

Award-winning Film, Television, and Video Game Composer Inon Zur shares his methods, favorite effects & plugins, and tips you shouldn't miss based on the wonderful questions that you have asked through social media last week.

READ MORE
Reviews
Sound on Sound Review ARPS & PADS

December 16, 2020

John Walden from Sound On Sound writes about how powerful and useful ARPS and PADS are for the working media composer.

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Insights
Christopher Lennertz on composing for 'Ride Along 2'

December 16, 2020

In conversation with Ride Along 2: Composer Christopher Lennertz (Agent Carter, Supernatural, Galavant, Ride Along, Horrible Bosses and many more) who reveals his workflow on "Ride Along 2", a project in collaboration with Director Tim Story.

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Insights
Custom Instruments for Tony Morales & Edward Rogers

December 16, 2020

In the following we want to take you behind the scenes of Composer Tony Morales and Edward Rogers. They will discuss their creative journey of scoring the first season of the TV Series Bloodline.

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News
uBEAT on Ask Audio's Best Of 2016 Kontakt Instruments.

December 16, 2020

More Than Just Some Pretty Sounds. Ask.Audio have announced uBEAT as one of the best Kontakt Instruments of 2016.

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News
PADS awarded "Fantastic Buy" by Sample Library Review

December 16, 2020

An incredible palette of sounds. Easy to use interface. PADS is an SLR Fantastic Buy based on the comparative functionality, design and price point.

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Reviews
FLStudioMusic reviews uBEAT

December 16, 2020

FLSTUDIOMUSIC recently reviewed uBEAT and we'd love to share their conclusions.

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Insights
A custom virtual Instrument inspired Jungle Loops

December 16, 2020

What does it take to make a custom Kontakt instrument for a top-tier composer? Read on to get some insight on the functionality, recording and editing process.

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Reviews
Ask Audio Reviews ARPS

December 16, 2020

Ask.Audio recently reviewed ARPS, featuring it as "a highly polished package of 4x Kontakt 5 arpeggiated, rhythm instruments that sit amazingly in any film-based, TV-based, or even EDM based production."

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Reviews
SoundBytes Reviews uBEAT

December 16, 2020

uBEAT Review by Alex Arsov, Soundbytes Magazine

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News
Umlaut Audio Products are NKS Ready

December 16, 2020

Our innovative and versatile Kontakt Instruments are fully integrated for Native Instruments’ KOMPLETE KONTROL & MASCHINE hardware and software.

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News
Variety Magazine features Umlaut Audio

December 16, 2020

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Insights
Jack Wall on Scoring Call of Duty: Black Ops III

December 16, 2020

Jack Wall discusses his journey scoring Call Of Duty: Black Ops III

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