October 21, 2010

Sample Magic release DemoGod – The A&R Database App

UK dance sample producers Sample Magic have just released the DemoGod App, which gives you contact details for a large collection of dance music A&R contacts via your iPhone and/or iPad. DemoGod contains over 700 labels who are actively seeking new artists, this includes some of the biggest labels in House, Techno, Dubstep, Trance, Chillout and Drum & Bass. This App will give you details of how to submit your…

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October 21, 2010

Can you spot the difference?

One of my favourite memories from school was performing in a production of West Side Story – I played the part of a Jet which luckily for the audience didn’t involve much singing on my part but instead plenty of dancing and prancing around to the likes of ‘America’, ‘The Rumble’ and, of course, ‘The Jet Song’. Purbrook Park secondary school had a great Performing Arts team including music teacher…

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October 15, 2010

Win a copy of the ‘The Music’, the new album from Blame…

Last week we ran a feature about acclaimed UK dance music producer Blame over on the main T+S website, if you missed it then head over and check it out. In the game for almost 20 years, Blame AKA Conrad Shafie has been devastating dancefloors all over the world with his unique brand of upfront drum and bass. In the the article Blame tells us about how he got started…

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September 28, 2010

Simon Grey gets heavy with Beatstation at MusicLab in Amsterdam

Last week saw the 3rd ‘MusicLab’ event take place at the Pakhuis de Zwijger arts centre in Amsterdam. The event is organised by Pakhuis de Zwijger in cooperation with Interface magazine and several other partners, with the aim to show the audience the most innovative and cutting edge developments in music making. So not wanting to miss a party,  we headed over with renowned keyboard player and producer Simon Grey…

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September 28, 2010

A weekend at Producer Sessions Live

This past weekend, we headed up to London’s School of Audio Engineering (SAE) for the first ever ‘Producer Sessions’. Hosted by Future Publishing, the event hosted intimate production tutorials and lecturers from top producers including Freemasons, Dave Spoon, Danny Byrd, Nu-Tone and Alex Blanco, among others. As well as the tutorials, top brands such as Roland, Korg, Steinberg and Akai were also at the event showing off all their latest…

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September 20, 2010

Not just a Sales Manager…

When they’re not busy distributing virtual instruments and sample libraries, several Time+Space staff are busy producing music of their own. Our Retail Sales Manager Iain McKenzie has enjoyed over 20 years of DJ-ing in the UK and abroad and has recently been interviewed for Soundbites’ blog following his first release ‘Acid House’ for PinkPenny Records under the name Point West. Click here to read what Iain had to say.

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September 3, 2010

Stepping back in sampling time with Ed Stratton

At a time when sample library companies are in abundance with more arriving on the scene every month, it’s important not to forget the original developers who paved the way for these new producers. Having been established since 1990, Zero-G are among the few original sample library developers who still enjoy great success with their products today and next year sees the company celebrating its twentieth anniversary. We caught up…

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September 1, 2010

Propellerhead is back with Reason 5

Swedish software developers Propellerhead first launched themselves onto the scene 15 years ago with ReCycle, which introduced the REX file format to the world. Then followed Rebirth RB-338 in 1997 which emulated famous Roland hardware instruments from days gone by and built them into a step based software sequencer. The big step forward came in 2000 with the release of Reason which provided the user with an entire studio environment…

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