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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Tec awards
September 23, 2016

TEC Awards 2017 nominations announced

The nominees for the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards have been selected and 3 of our brands have managed to score up a total of 6 different nominations this year. The TEC awards are an anually held ceremony that recognise the technical innovations and creative achievements of companies and individuals. The upcoming awards will be held on the 21st of January 2017 where there are 31 different categories of…

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Toontrack Dream Pop EZX
September 22, 2016

Toontrack release Dream Pop EZX – we see what’s inside…

This week Toontrack released the latest addition to their EZdrummer 2 line: Dream Pop EZX, an exciting new expansion pack that combines acoustic, electronic and natural sounding percussion to create a truly unique and real sound. Since the release of EZdrummer, there has been 30 additional libraries added to the line and this expansion is one of the most unique and impressive yet, raising the bar of modern pop production….

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September 13, 2016

“Wow, wow, wow!” Composer Ty Unwin shares his thoughts on DRONAR: Guitarscapes

It’s been a week since we released Gothic Instruments DRONAR: Guitarscapes and the response from the many users who have already purchased it has been incredible. This powerful, easy-to-use guitar-based pad, soundscapes and atmosphere creator has been described by Resident Advisor as sounding like “a labour of love” whilst over on The Samplecast, presenter Reuben Cornell said “It is gorgeous and the sounds are so tweakable.” When DRONAR: Hybrid Module…

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August 11, 2016

Film, TV and game composers reveal their favourite string virtual instruments

Following the popularity of our round up of composers’ and artists’ Top plugins of 2015 on the T+S Blog at the end of last year with contributions from Time+Space friends including Nainita Desai, Andy Barlow, Ty Unwin and more, we decided to do another one! This time, we’ve been finding out what other virtual instruments and plug-ins the professionals are really rating right now and we’re kicking things off with…

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Dan Graham
July 18, 2016

Dan Graham introduces new Kontakt sound design series – SCULPTOR

Back in February, in partnership with Gothic Instruments, we unleashed DRONAR: Hybrid Module on to the world. Six months on, this revolutionary atmospheric sound generator for Kontakt has become our best selling product of 2016 so far and has received critical acclaim from both press and users, including several high profile composers. Since then, Scripter Adam Hanley has been working on the eagerly awaited second DRONAR module (Guitarscapes), but, not…

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