Your Guide To The Black Weekend πŸ“–

With so much to choose from it can be hard to know where to start with The Black Weekend so we've made this little guide to give you a good snapshot of what's on offer!

This year we have 3 amazing bundles!

The Ton: A perfect bundle for both new and established composers The Ton consists of Fragile String Evolutions, Spitfire Studio Brass, and Abbey Road One: Sparkling Woodwinds a great mix for all your orchestral basics, and at just Β£99 it's no wonder it's a cult favourite!

Black Weekend Core Bundle: Rouse your audience with this inspiring bundle that features ambient and expressive tools, Core consists of Alternative Solo Strings, Ambient GuitarsΒ and Orchestral Swarm. With a saving of over Β£400 this is a steal!

Black Weekend Pro Bundle: An immense selection of five of our most awe-inspiring libraries, curated to cover all of your scoring needs. Pro consists of BT Phobos, Orbis, Spitfire Symphonic Strings Evolutions, Woodwind Evolutions, and Hauschka Composer Toolkit. With a massive saving of over Β£700, if you're looking to inject your scores with stand-out sounds now if the time to refresh your toolkit!

Our 3 top sellers, and for good reason; both beginners and professionals alike adore these incredible libraries.

BBC Symphony Orchestra: Our new gold standard in orchestral sampling, we captured the world-famous BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale Studios in intimate detail. An entire orchestra at your fingertips!

Eric Whitacre Choir: Crafted and conducted by the Grammy Award Winner himself, Eric Whitacre Choir will make you think differently about the human voice.

Albion One: A renowned, industry-standard orchestral sample library that provides all you need to make film music including a 109-piece orchestra, and warpable loops designed by award-winning engineers, and an enormous steam synthesiser!

Symphonic Range: Half a decade in the making, The Spitfire Symphonic range is our flagship orchestral series – bringing you the blockbuster sound of world-class musicians in The Hall at AIR Studios, London.

If you're looking for some edgy strings, these are for you!

Angular String Evolutions: Create ultra-minimal, realistic textures, shimmers, and micro-movements, from tense and spine-tingling, to beautiful and moving, holding your listeners spellbound.Β 

Sacconi Strings: Performed by the award-winning Sacconi Quartet β€” a group renowned for their sympathetic performance style and incredible blend. We offer you six microphone positions and two mixes for ultimate control, with easy-to-use playable patches, and four types of true legato.

London Contemporary Orchestra Textures: A completely unique, never-before-sampled sound palette β€” a sophisticated collection of constantly evolving organic textures, formed by layering unexpected combinations of instruments.

Aperture Cassette Symphony: Our Black Weekend tradition continues: prepare for orchestral time travel - go from intimate solo players to a full symphony β€” in an instant β€” resampled through 200 cassette players, all in the same virtual instrument.