Messing Around with Spitfire’s Albion

I’ve been debating myself constantly about what library I should pick up for brass instruments.  I ended up taking a leap of faith and grabbing Albion from Spitfire.  Other than a couple small bugs, I’m pretty happy with the library so far and actually wish I’d have gotten it before LA Scoring Strings.  Don’t get me wrong, LASS is awesome and I definitely would have gotten it eventually anyway, but I see Albion as a perfect starter orchestral set and even your go-to for ensemble legato / sustain patches to fill out a song.

I’m writing up a more thorough “review” for the tutorial / gear section, but here’s an example clip that is done entirely using Albion and the stage/ensemble mic mixing options (great by the way).  That’s right, I didn’t even add any Ableton reverb to this or any post production.  The percussion might be mixed a little too high, but I wanted you to be able to hear it well instead of blending it into the mix.

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