The Unfinished released Omnisphere Horizon IV, a collection of 128 new sounds for Spectrasonics Omnisphere targeting electro-acoustic film scoring and production.
At the heart of Horizon IV is a focus on a complimentary blend of the synthetic and the organic: a collection of patches targeting electro-acoustic film scoring and song production. These sounds are designed to create evocative atmospheres, following the musical language of modern soundtracks and indie electronic music production.
Whilst the series continues to focus on cinematic scoring sounds, Horizon IV leans a little more towards the continually evolving neo-classical, electro-acoustic forms of scoring. Think Johan Johansson, Olafur Arnalds and Max Richter. A good deal of the arps, rhythms, pads and hybrid instruments have an acoustic feel, with bowed, plucked and scraped tones; wooden, liquid and metallic timbres.
There is also a nod towards some of the great new atmospheric electronic music being made on labels such as Erased Tapes and Denovali. If, like me, you dig the emotional, energetic vibes of artists like Jon Hopkins, Rival Consoles and Lamb, you’ll find some cool new sounds in Horizon IV – especially in the basses and arps.
Inside Horizon IV, you will find sonorous, damaged pads; warped, blissful acoustic instruments; powerful, drifting soundscapes; rumbling, weaving synth sequences; delicate, clattering percussion rhythms; and deft, chunky basses and basslines. All with some intuitive and dynamic potential programmed into the mod wheel.
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