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This blog is a resource for music producers supplying interviews, tutorials and information on the latest developments in the music and audio software industry.

Heavyocity Gravity – what’s the verdict?

Heavyocity GravityBack in June of 2015, Heavyocity, who’s previously acclaimed products include The Master Sessions, AEON Melodic, and DM-307 Modern Groove Designer, released the groundbreaking Gravity, which not only provides a dynamic sound, but is one of the most impressive collections of Modern Scoring Tools ever assembled.

With over 12GB of production-ready instruments in an inspiring new interface, Gravity delivers a stunning sound with complex Pads, evocative Risers, other-worldly Stings, earth-shattering Hits and much more  – in fact, it’s the largest range of sounds ever presented in a Heavyocity instrument! Continue reading

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Making your audio sound great – award winning tools from iZotope…

Studio Bundle - Izotope

For mixing, mastering, vocal production and audio repair and restoration, iZotope’s award-winning range of software gets the job done to the highest standard.

What’s more, you can try before you buy with free 10-day demos available on all products.

Here’s a quick roundup of the key products which you can find in many of iZotope’s great value bundles.

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We talk to The Flight about the Alien Isolation soundtrack and this year’s Game Music Connect

The FlightWith Game Music Connect 2015 just a month away, we caught up with composer/producer duo ‘The Flight‘ (aka Joe Henson and Alexis Smith) who will be at this year’s event as guest speakers. The pair have worked on some of the industry’s biggest soundtracks including Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and the BAFTA-nominated Alien Isolation, whilst their songwriting and producer credits include artists such as Lana del Rey, Skye and Empire of the Sun, to name just a few.

We found out about their studio set-up, how the partnership works and their involvement in this year’s Game Music Connect….

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Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 – The Customer Verdict…

Omnisphere 2 Customer VerdictLast month, on the Time+Space blog, we took a look at The Critics’ Perspective of Spectrasonics‘ epic Omnisphere 2 and had great pleasure in presenting many juicy quotes which simply oozed with enthusiasm and positivity.

Last week, we got in touch with our customers who had bought Omnisphere 2 or Upgraded from the original version to see how they’re getting on with the epic ‘Power Synth’ and they were quick to tell us their thoughts… Continue reading

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We sand through the concept behind Zero-G’s latest sample collection ‘Desert Tracks’

This week, Zero-G has released Desert Tracks – an interesting and inspiring collection of exotic, traditional and contemporary rhythm, instrument and full music tracks from Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Percussion loops and musical themes echo the court and folk music of ancient Egypt, Arabia, the Ottoman Empire and Persia whilst a contemporary selection presents a modern twist.

Desert Tracks also features melodic instruments including Accordion, Kanoun, Oud, Ney Flute and Eastern Violin as well as individual percussion loops of Darbuka, Doholla, Frame Drum, Riqq and Sagat. Continue reading

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Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2: The Critics’ Perspective

At Winter NAMM 2015, Spectrasonics made what was arguably the most exciting announcement of the show – the imminent release of Omnisphere 2. Vimeo crashed, it was trending on Twitter and audiophiles world wide were chomping at the bit to get their hands on it.

Among the many new features is audio import so you can use your own soundsources within the Omnisphere engine, lots of new waveforms, wavetable and granular synthesis, additional sounds and FX and enhanced browsing functionality. Now a few months have passed, Omnisphere 2 has, and continues to fly off the shelves and the critics have had their say… Continue reading

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We get the inside info on Output – the people behind REV and SIGNAL

Output SoundsSuch has been the success with their debut reverse instrument suite REV and the subsequent pulse engine SIGNAL in March this year, it’s difficult to believe that Output have only been around for less than two years. With a huge clutch of press awards, top rated reviews and user acclaim under their belts, the Output team have entered the ever-increasingly competitive world of audio production with a monumental bang and we can’t wait to see what else they’ve got up their sleeves.

We caught up with Brian Zarlenga, Output’s Director of Sales & Marketing, to get an insight into the company, its products and its ever growing loyal band of users. Continue reading

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In the studio with John B

DJ, Producer, owner of multiple record labels and the fiercest hair in the bizz John B invited us in to his studio. Continue reading

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