July 29, 2011

Taking a closer look at REX files with Nine Volt Audio’s Kyle Z

This week we’ve been taking a closer look at the REX file format which was originally developed by Swedish music software company Propellerheads. Most sample libraries released these days include REX among the formats on offer with Nine Volt Audio in particular designing their libraries first and foremost for REX/RMX users. We caught up with the company’s owner Kyle Z, to find out more about the format….

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July 26, 2011

Emmett Cooke on creating music for media and building a new composer community

Irish composer Emmett Cooke writes minimal music, in particular, minimal piano music which has been used in many different projects from Spanish TV shows to Ralph Lauren adverts. His website sonicoctave.com showcases numerous tracks which can be licensed for film, tv or video game soundtracks and he is also responsible for filmandgamecomposers.com – an online resource for media composers which features interviews, advice, tutorials and a discussion forum. Emmett is…

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July 22, 2011

Mac OS X Lion is here

After much hype as with every update of the Mac OS X operating system, version 10.7 or Lion as it is called has been released. Lion contains 250 new features including Full Screen mode, Mission Control, Launch Pad, Resume, AutoSave, an integrated Mac App Store, built in Email, and Airdrop. The big question is will my audio software still work if I upgrade to Lion and the answer in the…

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May 24, 2011

Introducing Freshtone Samples…

This week we’ve been excited to announce our new distribution partnership with Freshtone – a new sample company that features the works of Matthew Corbett and Mike Wilkie who are best known in the world of samples for their work with Zero-G, including Sounds of the Seventies, Vocal Forge and Vocal Foundry. We wanted to find out more about their new venture and what makes them different from other sample…

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April 27, 2011

Taking a closer look at Zero-G’s House Fabrik…

Here at Time+Space we’ve been really getting into Zero-G’s recent sample library release – House Fabrik, which is packed full of stunning drumloops, infectious bass and synth loops, atmospheres, melodies and FX as well as hundreds of unique one-shots, stabs and hits. In fact, we’ve liked it so much that two of our staff have already produced some tracks using the product.

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March 31, 2011

Michelle Moog-Koussa reveals how the Spectrasonics Tribute Library will benefit the Bob Moog Foundation

Last week saw the announcement of the OMG-1/Bob Moog Foundation contest from Spectrasonics. Entrants are invited to purchase and download a special Tribute library designed to work with Omnisphere and create a track to submit to the contest. The prize is the OMG-1 – a custom built one-of-a kind instrument featuring  a Moog Little Phatty, Omnisphere, Mac Mini, dual iPads, dual iPods and Omni TR all built into a beautiful,…

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March 29, 2011

Bristol dance music producer D Product shares his drum processing secrets

Firstly I would like to say thank you to everyone at Time And Space for inviting me to get involved at the Analog To Digital Exhibition in Exeter last weekend, and thank you to all of you that came along to see my Dance Music Master class, for those of you that couldn’t make it here are a few tips and tricks from the day.

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March 18, 2011

52 Reason / Record Tips from Propellerhead product specialist James Bernard

Every now and again we come across something that we just have to blog about. If you are on the Propellerhead mailing list then you’ll already know about this so forgive us, but Propellerhead product specialist James Bernard is posting 52 free individual tutorial videos on the Propellerhead website. He’s currently on number 49 and each one is a well produced and provides a very useful insight into a specific…

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