May 23, 2017

Synthogy’s Joe Ierardi on new Ivory II Studio Grands and engine update

Over the years, Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos have been critically acclaimed for their incredible playability, expressiveness and realism, with Sound on Sound proclaiming “frankly, they don’t come better than this.” about the Boston-based developer’s last release – American Concert D.   This week we were thrilled to welcome the fifth collection to the Ivory II stable of virtual pianos with the release of Studio Grands – featuring a Steinway B…

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Sculptor Epic Risers
May 9, 2017

Gothic Instruments SCULPTOR Epic Risers – designing the sounds

From alerting a movie audience to impending danger through to creating anticipation before an awesome drop in an EDM track, risers have a place in many musical scenarios and have one thing in common – they are key to initiating that kick of adrenaline among your listeners. ‘Epic Risers‘ is the latest instalment in Gothic Instruments‘ SCULPTOR series of sound design tools, following on from SCULPTOR Live Impacts and SCULPTOR…

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Keyscape Creatve review
April 13, 2017

REVIEW: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative library

Long-time friend of Time+Space and Spectrasonics user, Tony Cliff, has been checking out Keyscape Creative in recent weeks and judging by his review, it delivers the WOW factor that is synonymous with Spectrasonics instruments. Over to Tony… Keyscape Creative library is a new collection of over 1200 Omnisphere patches for owners of both Omnisphere 2 and Keyscape plus, amazingly, it is completely free of charge. Omnisphere 2 has won just…

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Umlaut Audio interview
March 23, 2017

We talk to Umlaut Audio’s co-founder Anne Juenger

This week, we were excited to announce the arrival of Umlaut Audio virtual instruments to Time+Space. The LA-based developers started their journey by creating customised Kontakt instruments for composers and, whilst this is still a core element of their business today, the knowledge and techniques gained through doing this led them to start producing their own ‘off-the-shelf’ instruments. We caught up with Umlaut Audio Co-Founder Anne Juenger to find out…

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DRONAR Live Strings Main page
March 21, 2017

Gothic Instruments’ Dan Graham introduces DRONAR: Live Strings

The third instalment of the highly acclaimed DRONAR series from Gothic Instruments has arrived! Live Strings is the biggest DRONAR to date featuring a huge range of string articulations performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra which, thanks to the easy-to-use DRONAR engine, spring to life to present hundreds of evolving, highly playable and expressive cinematic presets to add emotion and drama to your music.   From foreboding evolving atmospheres…

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George Strezov
March 16, 2017

Introducing George Strezov – the founder of professional cinematic sample developers Strezov Sampling

This week we were pleased to welcome Strezov Sampling to the Time+Space fold. Established and run by Bulgarian orchestrator and film composer George Strezov, the company has become particularly renowned for its high quality virtual choirs and its sounds can be heard in countless high profile movies. We caught up with George to find out more… Hi George, so, tell us about Strezov Sampling – who are the people behind…

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iZotope Neutron Press Verdict
February 15, 2017

iZotope Neutron Mixing Console – The Press Verdict

Released in the Autumn last year, iZotope’s Neutron plug-in is like having a virtual assistant that can listen to your audio, identify instruments, and offer tailored starting points for creating powerful mixes with focus and clarity while leaving all the creative control to you. Whilst initially met with some skepticism, (after all, surely such software will just have a one-size-fits-all approach to mixing, which would show its limitations rather quickly?),…

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Garritan Personal ORchestra 5 Press Verdict
February 14, 2017

Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 – The Press Verdict

Garritan’s Personal Orchestra software instrument has gained quite a following since it was first introduced to music producers and composers around ten years ago in Kontakt format. Now in its fifth reincarnation, and powered by the Garritan ARIA Player, this multi award-winning software places an entire symphony orchestra at your fingertips at a very affordable price. Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 was released last year with a vastly expanded collection of…

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