December 13, 2012

Richard Buskin on unearthing the tales behind Sample Magic’s new book – Classic Tracks

Sample Magic has long been renowned as a producer of high quality dance-based sample libraries but in recent years the UK company has increasingly garnered a solid reputation for books geared towards music producers with the release of The Secrets of House Music Production back in 2009 and The Producer’s Manual written by Paul White in 2010. This week sees the publication of Sample Magic’s third book which will not…

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October 11, 2012

In Your Studio… with musician Chris Ilett

We’ve loved receiving your responses to our In Your Studio questions and hearing more about the music you make and the products you’re using. You can find out more about how you can get involved by clicking here. But first, why not read our next installment which comes courtesy of musician and Toontrack EZdrummer fan Chris Ilett. Over to Chris…

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August 21, 2012

Spectrasonics Omnisphere powers into Computer Music’s Top 10 must-own synths list

“Omnisphere has become something of a standard by which other sample-based instruments are judged, even those to which it bears little resemblance.” Computer Music’s definitive guide to the Top 10 software synths you should own in 2012 has been released with Spectrasonics Omnisphere Power Synth deservedly featuring in the rundown. Omnisphere presents an unlimited number of creative options and Computer Music’s 7-page feature on the instrument helps to unlock its…

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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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