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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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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