December 7, 2010

Jack Untold talks plug-ins, sample packs and top tips

Jack Dunning aka Untold is a unique talent. His sound is more than a trademark snare or a catchy vocal snippet, it’s a sonic DNA that mutates beyond genre, transcends time barriers and will continue to defy categorization. Over the years, his tracks have integrated grime, classic house, ravey synths of later day hardcore, jungle, dark garage and more but it is his work within the Dubstep arena, and the…

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November 12, 2010

Importing Akai CDROM’s into Logic Pro

At Time + Space we are often asked if there is a way to use some of the older Akai CDROM sound libraries within todays DAW’s. This tutorial explains how you can import Akai CDROM’s into Logic Pro using the EXS24 sampler.

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November 12, 2010

Spectrasonics on The Gadget Show!

The Gadget Show is the UK’s most popular technology programme presenting reviews of new gadgets and the latest technology news. Each week, the presenters are challenged to complete a specific task using various gadgets and technology, and this week’s assignment required them to re-produce the show’s theme tune without using real instruments. Cue increased interest from Time+Space staff… As the presenters were shown researching their task, the video of Spectrasonics’…

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November 5, 2010

Composer Chris Haigh talks Animato, scoring movies and Spectrasonics

If you’re a regular T+S blog reader or a visitor to some of the most popular music production forums, the chances are you’ve heard about the sample library that is currently as much in demand as Take That tour tickets were last Friday. Ok, so maybe not quite that in demand, but Zero-G’s Animato is certainly one of, if not the best selling sample library of 2010 for Time+Space. Last…

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November 2, 2010

Guest post: Scoring ‘How Much For My Brother’

Having won multiple awards and an appearance at Cannes with his animated short film ‘For the Love of God’ starring Steve Coogan and Ian McKellan, UK Director Joe Tucker is currently in the final stages of completing his next film ‘How Much For My Brother’.  The writer for the score, Miguel d’Oliveira, is a good friend of Time+Space (not to mention a frequent composer for the BBC and Channel 4)…

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October 27, 2010

Sound Designer Ian Boddy releases ‘Pearl’ compilation album

As I right this post I am listening to ‘Pearl’, a collection of 28 tracks on 2 CDs produced over the last 30 years by UK synth guru and sound designer Ian Boddy. Since his first release in 1980 Ian has been impressively prolific releasing 23 solo and 24 collaborative albums. So, when you factor in all the sample libraries he has produced too, you get a sense that Ian…

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October 26, 2010

Guest blogger Dan Graham on producing Animato

Zero-G’s latest sample library release ‘Animato: String & Flute FX for Cinema‘ has jumped straight to the top of the Time+Space Top 10 products shipped list and going by the positive feedback from users in the forums, and the current demand for cinematic libraries, it’s set to stick around for some time. Recorded with instrumentalists from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Animato contains a whopping 3000 samples and 139 separate…

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October 25, 2010

Blowing our own trumpet…

We’re not normally ones to brag but we hope you’ll forgive us on this occasion – after all, it’s not every day (or year even!) when a company can say they’ve got eight nominees for an industry award! Sound on Sound have published their shortlist of nominations for their inaugural annual awards – all of which are chosen by SOS editors, writers and reviewers. There are 15 categories in total…

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