July 19, 2012

Spectrasonics Artisan Hans Zimmer on scoring The Dark Knight Rises

Hans Zimmer is one composer that needs no introduction. The Academy Award, Grammy and Golden Globe winner has been responsible for the scores within numerous high profile movies including Inception, Sherlock Holmes, Gladiator, Pearl Harbor, Black Hawk Down and Madagascar 3, to name just a very few. Zimmer is also renowned within the music production world for his involvement with Spectrasonics titles in particular Hans Zimmer Guitars, Heart of Africa…

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June 25, 2012

Tell us about your music and win!

Here at Time+Space we want to know more about how you’re using our virtual instruments and sample libraries and we’re sure many of our customers would be interested too. So, we’re launching a new ‘In Your Studio’ Q&A feature for the T+S blog where we give you the chance to showcase your music and tell us about the tools you use to make it. Each interview chosen will be posted…

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June 8, 2012

Sample company Boom Library provides sounds for XBOX 360 Kinect Rush

As a sound library developer, Boom Library are a relatively young company having only been established since 2010. However, the brains and talent behind the outfit have a huge amount of experience in creating sound for game audio and films in the form of their sound design studio Dynamedion which has been involved in over 400 projects. We were excited to hear about Boom Library’s recent involvement in a particularly…

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December 9, 2011

Underworld announced as Musical Directors for Olympics 2012

With the Olympics heading to our shores next year, there’s been much talk about the opening ceremony and whether the UK can outshine the spectacular show delivered by Beijing in 2008. This week Electronic duo Underworld, who are perhaps most commercially famous for their track ‘Born Slippy’ from the 1996 film ‘Trainspotting’, were announced as Musical Directors for the opening ceremony.

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September 21, 2011

Spectrasonics contest winner Waen Shepherd talks about his winning track…

Launched by Spectrasonics in May this year, the Moog Foundation contest invited Omnisphere users to purchase a special Bob Moog Tribute Library containing over 700 sounds created by well known composers and sound designers. Entrants had to submit a track created using the sounds in a bid to win the OMG-1 a custom built instrument combining a Moog Little Phatty, Omnisphere, Mac Mini, dual iPads, dual iPods and Omni TR….

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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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