The Surge Synthesizer is a one of a kind instrument with lots of great features and over 1000 presets. A must have in your collection.

Orchestral violins, brass, woodwinds, orchestral percussion. These are the sounds we are looking for, but are these free versions any good? Yes, we think they are. We reviewed two different FREE sampled orchestras and were impressed.

Reverb is one of the most used effects in music. We made a short list of interesting but different reverb effects that are all free.

Decomposer Sitala is a drum sample player with many extra's. And it is free, so check it out.

We made a list of 64-bit vst plugins that offer a variety of realistic, vintage and some synthesized drum sounds. They are almost all usable and some of them are even fantastic.

If you want 30 great VST instruments and over 50 superb VST effects plugins for just a few dollars, check it out...

There are several free acoustic piano VSTs around, we picked seven of them and played them to see which one sounds and suits best.

Are you looking for some great Roland TR-808 sounds? The VR-08 is a virtual 808 drum machine with great specs.

The IK Syntronik VST instrument also has a Free version with 17 synthesizers and over 50 preset sounds in it, but you can also edit them and create your own sounds.

Native Instruments is one of the leading creators of VST instruments and effects. They give away 50 fantastic sounds.

PolyGAS is a synthesizer based on granular synthesis which basically uses small bits of a sample to create a new sound, and you can load your own samples to synthesize them.

The free VST synthesizer u-he Zebralette is a fantastic sounding instrument with 300 great presets....

Are you looking for some great FREE realistic instruments VST plugins? Check this out!

In december we launched our first FREE course on Teachable. This course is an introduction to Home Recording....