DRONAR free Edition
July 12, 2017

Try Gothic Instruments’ DRONAR atmosphere creator for free

With the latest sound module for DRONAR being released just last month, Gothic Instruments have been riding another wave of rave reviews. If you’ve not checked DRONAR out yet, why not download the new Free Edition to get an idea of what all the fuss is about? Like all DRONAR modules, DRONAR FREE EDITION is designed for the full version of KONTAKT 5, however if you don’t have this, you…

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Cinesamples Buyers Guide
July 11, 2017

Cinesamples Virtual Instruments – A Buyer’s Guide

Here at Time+Space, we’re proud to offer some of the most exciting and innovative orchestral libraries on the market; whether you’re looking for delicate strings, punchy brass or a full size 100-piece symphony orchestra, it’s all there. One of our manufacturers, Cinesamples, play a key role in providing these libraries; their collection covers all areas of the orchestral music spectrum, whilst also venturing into world music and sound design. This…

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Synthogy guest review
July 5, 2017

Guest Review: Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands

Those of you who are regulars readers of the Time+Space blog will be familiar with our guest blogger Tony Cliff – an accomplished pianist who reviewed several virtual pianos for us over the years including Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, Spectrasonics Keyscape, iZotope RX 6, Toontrack EZkeys, Garritan Abbey Road CFX Concert Grand as well as a number of Synthogy’s Ivory pianos. This time, Tony has been putting Synthogy’s new Ivory…

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Virtual Pianos a Buyer's Guide
June 29, 2017

Virtual Pianos – A Buyers’ Guide

Anyone who has ever set out to purchase a virtual piano will know all too well that there are umpteen products to choose from covering everything from electric to acoustic instruments. So how do you know which is right for you? Here at Time+Space, six of our major brands – Garritan, Synthogy, Toontrack, Spectrasonics ,  Cinematic Strings & Cinesamples– all offer virtual pianos, each with their own individual user interfaces,…

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Making money from library music
June 28, 2017

How to succeed and make money from writing library music

Anyone who has picked up an issue of Sound on Sound magazine lately, may have read one of the new series of excellent articles all about the library music industry – from how to get started and how business models differ around the globe, to how to be a good library music writer and beyond. The writer behind these highly comprehensive (4,000-words!) features is Dan Graham – owner of music…

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Which Synthogy piano for me?
June 20, 2017

Comparing the sounds of Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos

Synthogy’s range of Ivory II pianos are by far some of the most deeply sampled instruments ever; the team are entirely dedicated to delivering the world’s best and rarest pianos in virtual format, allowing any musician or producer to experience the stunning sounds of these world-class pianos without worrying about lack of realism & playability. With the release of Studio Grands just a few weeks ago, the range now consists…

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Keyscape press verdict
June 19, 2017

Spectrasonics Keyscape – The Press Opinion

Autumn 2016 brought a whole host of great plugins, libraries, and virtual instruments to our doorsteps – and we would dare anyone to disagree that Spectrasonics Keyscape wouldn’t be in the top 5! After ten years of research and development Spectrasonics might well have produced the Holy Grail of keyboard samples. With a depth of content taking you from the most sought after Grand Piano models, through uprights and electronic…

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iZotope RX 6 review
June 7, 2017

REVIEW: iZotope RX 6 audio repair and restoration software

iZotope RX is the industry standard audio repair tool that’s been used on countless albums, movies, and TV shows to restore damaged, noisy audio to pristine condition. In April, iZotope released version 6 which brought the biggest ever update to the software with a new slant towards helping musicians with their audio issues, as well as plenty of improvements that continue to make the lives of post-production professionals all the…

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