I've studied music at UCSB, Film Composition at USC, and currently arrange for Johnny Klimek on projects like the film Cloud Atlas, by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. I grew up playing percussion, and have always been fascinated by interesting timbres. Long before I even knew about sample libraries, I was already writing for things like "Scrap Metal," and with great libraries like Soundiron, I'm now able to incorporate these types of sounds into my mock-ups.
Beyond just the unusual instruments though, Soundiron has great traditional samples as well. Montclarion Hall is my go-to piano, and I incorporate it into most of my orchestral mockups. More...