Podcast Episode


We have a brand new episode on our podcast and it’s a cracker!

Archie Jennings and Bryan Waters sat down, remotely of course, with Jack Hughes, founder of Northern Film Orchestra, and Dan Keen – composer, YouTuber and sample library producer – to discuss their new NFO:ORCHESTRAL SWELLS library that was recently released FOR FREE on Pianobook.

We discussed the origin and process of the project, the nature of the library from a sonic and creative point of view.


Archie shared his experience of using the library to create a demo track which you can hear here:

Designing the GUI

During the discussion Jack shared some of the thoughts and process behind the GUI design and referenced the two designs shown here:


Listen to Episode Five of our podcast now

There’s more to come

The episode is just the first part of our chat, focussed on the library. Part Two will come soon with a wider ranging discussion of sample libraries, trends in music and the orchestra’s story. So come back to hear that soon!

You can listen to the podcast, including all our other episodes, on these platforms: Apple, Google & Spotify.

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