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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August 20, 2010

The day the world went bonkers for Bieber…

On Tuesday 17th August 2010, the world fell in love with Justin Bieber… Ok, so that’s an exaggeration but the day did produce a prime example of the power of the internet and viral marketing thanks to a 20 year old from Florida who released a copy of the Justin Bieber track ‘U Smile’ on the web. “So what?’’ I hear the small minority of you who, for whatever reason…

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August 19, 2010

Epic music video for track by Rob Papen users Noisia

For anybody that has missed them, Noisia are a dutch production team made up of Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger. They have been destroying dancefloors everywhere for the last few years and firmly placed in their arsenal of audio weaponry are software instruments from our very own Rob Papen. So, when we came across this video by Alexander Lehmann for their track ‘Exodus’, we thought we…

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August 17, 2010

Incoming… Sample Logic Cinematic Guitars

Last year Sample Logic brought us Morphestra, an interesting blend of the organic and the synthetic which delivered interesting hybrid combinations. So next up from SL is Cinematic Guitars, which gives you exactly what it says on the tin and much, much more. As previous libraries have proved, with some processing and a lot of imagination, the guitar can be transformed into a wide variety of diverse soundscapes…

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