New Composition, Reverb and Template

Well, after a couple of weeks dedicated to improving and tweaking my orchestral template – I have finally been able to test drive it with a new composition!  I was able to put this together today in about 3 hours and I’m quite happy with how it turned out.  Sorry that it cuts out at the end, I’ll be continuing it when I get time. I have spent a lot of time on all areas of my template, but especially with the brass.  Samplemodeling brass is amazing because it is so playable and realistic, but I was having problems fitting…

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Orchestra Walkthrough

A quick look at how I make my orchestral music by walking through my mockup of Hans Zimmer’s/John Powell’s Kung Fu Panda theme.  This video shows my Cubase 6.5 template and the various sample libraries that I use to make my music.  I would love to hear your feedback and any questions/comments/tips you may have about the mockup, my template, or the video.


  1. A Tall Tale Blakus 1:16
  2. A Mystical Christmas Blakus Buy 8:03
  3. Drone Star Wars Blakus 4:01
  4. Like a Child Blakus 2:22
  5. Armies, Dragons and Rings Blakus 3:28
  6. Liberation Blakus 1:20
  7. Launch Blakus Buy 3:18