About Me

Hey everyone,  I’m Stefano Maccarelli, Sound Designer, Composer & Sound Technician. I was born in Rome, in 1976. I discovered music & sound design at the age of 14  with my first sampler & computer. I graduated from School of Cinema & TV ” Roberto Rossellini ” with 58/60 score. I began my career as Sound Technician. I Have experienced much in my life like : Sound Designer, Composer , & Sound Technician. I have over 20 years experience in audio post production, music production, mixing, audio technologies. I Worked with several studios and brands. My Music & Sound Design has been used for dozens of  Films , Docu Fiction, Commercials, Idents, Promos, Tv Shows, including brands like: Fox, A&E, Sky, RAI, National Geographic, Fox Sports & Mediaset.

I’m working with Fox Network Group ( 21st Century Fox division) since 2007 as Senior Sound Designer & Composer.

  • I’m expert of  audio technologies, Midiware certified
  • I’m Avid ProTools Qualified.
  • I’m a reviewer on AudioFader ( Audio Reference Magazine )

My Skills :

  • Sound Design
  • Re-Recording Mixer
  • Sound Editor
  • Music Production
  • Mix & Mastering
  • Sound Field Recording
  • Sample Library Developer
  • Music Technologie

Certifications:

  • Docente Certificato di Informatica Musicale Midiware
  • Waves Certification Program A
  • Avid Pro Tools Certification 110 + 201
  • Avid Pro Tools Certification 101 (101)

Awards:

  • 2018 – Gold Award Promax BDA Europe ” Best Original Music” with FOX
  • 2018 – Bronze Award Promax BDA World ” Best Original Music” with FOX
  • 2014 – Bronze Award New York Film Festival ” Best Original Music” with History  Channel
  • 2014 – Gold Award New York Film Festival 2014 ” Best Original Music ” with National Geogprahic
  • 2011 – Gold Award Promax BDA Europe “Best Original Music” with National Geographic
  • 2011 – Gold Award New York Film Festival ” Best Sound Design” with Nat Geo Wild
  • 2011 – Silver Award Promax World ” Best Original Music “with History “


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CINEMATIC TEMPLATE – TUTORIAL

IN THIS VIDEO: HORNS, BRAAMS, HIT, WHOOSH, TEXTURES AND MANY MORE !  HOW TO CREATE THE STARTING POINT FOR TRAILER MUSIC ! WITH ETHERA EVI & ETHERA SOUNDSCAPES.

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CINEMATIC INSTRUMENTS – VOCAL INSTRUMENTS –

A PERFECT TOOL FOR YOUR CINEMATIC PRODUCTIONS

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Welcome to Zero-G Ethera EVI – Electro Virtual Instrument. Produced by award-winning sound designer and composer Stefano Maccarelli and featuring the critically acclaimed vocalist Clara Sorace, Ethera EVI takes you into an amazing world of stunning vocals, synths, arps, textures, bass, horns, drums, acoustic instruments and ambient sounds for all your cinematic and electronic music productions

Ethera EVI is a complete all-in-one tool for soundtrack, video gaming, multimedia, and sound design creation and has been created to fit the needs of the most demanding of modern composers and sound designers. It consists of four main instrumentsEthera EVI Vocal True Legato Instrument

Ethera EVI Vocal Phrases Instrument

Ethera EVI Vocal Arp

Ethera EVI Synth

WHATS NEW IN 2.0

True Legato 2.0 : New “emotive Uh” & “emotive Ah” Articulations With Multisample Layers By Midi Velocity

True Legato 2.0 : Natural Release, No Loop, Natural Vibrato.

True Legato 2.0 : 4 Articulations With Key Switches

New Vocal Phrases: Over 600mb Of New Samples – ( In Total Over 1.8 Gb Of Vocal Phrases )

Vocal Arp with new Samples & Presets ( Whispers; Short Sounds; Ah; Oh; )

New Synth 2.0 With Over 5 Gb Of New Sounds ( Synth, Percussions, Textures, Etc )

EVI Synth Snapshots: Now There Are Preset Snapshots

EVI Synth : All 1.5 Presets Have Been Converted Into Snapshot Preset Format

There Are 3 Synths : Synth 1.5, Synth 2.0 A, Synth 2.0 B )

EVI Synth : 8 Lfos ( Filters; Fx, Speed, Pan, Grain/formant )

New Scripted Legato: Mmm , Uh, Ih

ETHERA EVI FEATURES

Over 25 GB of samples

New powerful EVI true legato with up to 4 velocity articulations and sustains and 4 Articulations

New vocal builder instrument that allows you to create your own unique vocal phrases

Over 1000 samples of inspiring vocal phrases synced to the bmp and “legato mode”

Over 13GB of samples from the best hardware synths and organic sounds

Over 1.0GB of electronic drum loops

An exclusive acoustic vintage 1928 piano felt (2 mic: stereo – mono)

Critically acclaimed voice of “clara sorace”

New convolution reverb

Wavetable synth with sample grain control

Glide and unison mode for the EVI synth

Arpeggiator with 6x play mode and pitch sequencer

8 LFO & filters – free or synced to the host clock

GUI with easy to use controls and fully automated midi learn controllers

FX rack with midi learn

Two “off-set” sample start controls in vocal phrases and legato mode

Waveform display

Roli seaboard support (synth legato glide & mono aftertouch)

Over 1200 presets including multi instruments

The New Ethera EVI True Legato Instrument is based on up to 4 Layers of sound and is the most authentic legato Vocal instrument now on the market.

Ethera EVI Vocal Phrases provides over 1GB and 1200 individual phrases of authentic inspirational live vocal performance.

Ethera EVI Vocal Builder is a set of samples programmed to act as an intelligent entity allowing the composer to live-play a vocal sequence or chord with different vocal articulations.

Ethera EVI Synth is a powerful wavetable synth – it’s a perfect tool for cinematic sound, sound design, cyber punk music or any electronic music production.The raw samples have been created by sampling some of the best hardware synths, several sound field recordings and a whole range of organic sounds, acoustic instruments, and human voices. The Ethera EVI SYNTH contains over 850 presets already created for you and ready to use out of the box including 100 Multis and also includes a multisampled 1928 Acoustic FELT Piano.

“”Between them, EVI Vocal Builder, Vocal Phrases and True Legato Instrument all give a variety of options for non-verbal vocal parts, while EVI Synth’s immense repository of instrument patches – sampling analogue synths, guitars, horns, a 1928 felt piano and more – makes for a rich sound design playground. Good value, too.– COMPUTER MUSIC 10/10″

“The vocal instruments are all easy to use.  For media and electronic music composers, there is plenty of scope to get creative. The impressive range of instrument sounds means you can easily create complete musical pieces without leaving Ethera EVI. And those vocals do sound epic. At this price, and given the sheer volume of content, Ethera EVI also offers excellent value for money.”  – JOHN WALDEN, SOUND ON SOUND : VOTE 5/5 STARS

 You can found Ethera EVI on Zero-G Web Site:

 https://zero-g.co.uk

 Time&Space Web Site:

 https://www.timespace.com

ETHERA SOUNDSCAPES 2.0

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This brand new version of the best-selling and award winning ETHERA Soundscapes for
Kontakt includes an extra 6 GIGABYTES of entirely new material and features. This stunning library now amounts to a whopping 23GB in size. Featuring three instruments in one, ETHERA Soundscapes 2.0 takes you into an amazing world of stunning male and female voices, synths and ambient sounds for your cinematic and electronic compositions. It is armed with a custom Kontakt GUI and 590 Kontakt patches.

Ethera Soundscapes really is the one stop shop for soundtrack creation.

FULL DETAILS ABOUT ETHERA SOUNDSCAPES 2.0

ETHERA Soundscapes 2.0 consists of three instruments in one:

First, there is a sublime vocal library with both a male and female voice which is based on the critically acclaimed ETHERA Vocal library with the phrases and phonemes inclined toward the cinematic.

The second library is an atmospheric ambience collection with patches that can evoke anything from everyday experiences to shocking horror and grandiose beauty.

Lastly, there is a massive bank of custom made synth instruments designed specifically for the soundtrack creative. There are leads, pads, arps and much more all with a bespoke interface that allows the user to customise or to create brand new sounds. There is even an arpeggiator and FX rack.

SUMMARY OF FEATURES:

  • Emotive true legato (2 sustain layers, up to 3 true legato layers)
  • Over 23GB of 24bit 48khz compressed Kontakt NCW format samples
  • User snapshot for presets
  • Inspirational collection of original vocal phrases organised by key and BPM
  • Hybrid organic wavetable synth with sample grain control
  • 2 midi assignable modulations
  • Arpeggiator with 6x play mode and pitch sequencer
  • Scripted legato & portamento vocal voxel
  • Voxel and phoneme sustains
  • Voxel and phoneme controlled by mod wheel
  • GUI with easy to use controls and fully automated midi learn controllers
  • FX rack with midi learn
  • Phrases with 2 sync modes and legato mode
  • Two “off-set” sample start control on vocal phrases
  • Waveform display
  • Male voice patches
  • Unique voice of the vocalist “Clara Sorace”
  • Roli Seaboard supported
  • 590 presets

 You can found Ethera Soundscapes 2.0 on Zero-G Web Site:

 https://zero-g.co.uk

Time&Space Web Site: 

https://www.timespace.com

CHECK THIS AWESOME ALBUM COMPOSED BY DWAYNE FORD USING ETHERA 2.0 & ETHERA SOUNDSCAPES :

https://www.dwaynefordmusic.com/new-releases

ETHERA 2.0 

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ETHERA is  the first of Ethera Series, and is a stunning cinematic vocal instrument** that combines amazing vocal samples, incredible simplicity and a high degree of playability all packed into a beautiful Kontakt interface for total ease-of use and ultimate sound manipulation. ** NB. ETHERA requires the FULL version of Kontakt 5.6.1 or higher – it will not work with the free Kontakt Player.


 

 

 You can found Ethera 2.0 on Zero-G Web Site

 https://zero-g.co.uk

 Time&Space Web Site:

 https://www.timespace.com

ETHERA SOUL EDITION

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Soul, Gospel, Rnb, House

Hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed ETHERA comes another fabulous vocal Kontakt instrument** the ETHERA SOUL EDITION which combines stunning Soul and Gospel vocal samples, incredible simplicity and a high degree of playability all packed into the same beautiful Kontakt interface for total ease-of use and ultimate sound manipulation.

• Over 1.2Gb Of 24bit 48 Khz Uncompressed Wave Format Samples

• Phrases & Songs with 2 Sync Modes & Legato Mode

• Phrase Builder With Legato & Poly Modes and 30 Different Phrases

• Legato Expert Mode Tab

• GUI with Simple Controls & Fully Automated Midi Controllers

• Full Choir Oh & Uh  with Crescendo.

• FX Rack

• Fantastic Virtual Legato

• Attack & Release Sample Time  – Volume Control

•Natural Vibrato (Mod Wheel) – Vibrato Rate Control

• Ahh, Ohh & Mmm, Vocal Sound Sustain Patches

• Two Offset Sample Start Control On Phrases

• Waveform Display Of Phrases

• The Unique Voice of highly acclaimed Vocalist Clara Sorace.

 You can found Ethera Soul Edition on Zero-G Web Site

 https://zero-g.co.uk

 Time&Space Web Site: 

https://www.timespace.com