Year in Review 2017
December 29, 2017

We look back at some of the biggest music production tools of 2017

2017 has seen a veritable plethora of releases, from quirky cool plugins, to huge hardware upgrades. It’s been a roller coaster year for the music industry, and especially the tech therein, so we’re taking a look back at some of the releases that made an impact throughout the past twelve months. January: Audiority Grainspace Grainspace is a cool plugin based on high quality, real-time, granular processing and reverberation. It’s a…

Artists and Composers Top 5 plug-ins of 2017
December 26, 2017

Artists and Composers reveal their favourite instruments and plugins of 2017

As another year is nearly over we thought we’d get in touch with some of our composer and artist friends to find out which virtual instruments and effects plug-ins they have been using the most in 2017 and what they love about them. To start us off, Andy Barlow reveals his top picks (it was obviously a great year as 9 products made his list!) Andy Barlow Andy is a producer and musician who…

Time+Space Staff Picks 2017
December 23, 2017

Time+Space staff reveal their Top 5 Plugins of 2017

This year we’ve seen the release of some truly groundbreaking new releases that mean creating great tracks has never been easier, or more enjoyable! We thought we’d the celebrate the past twelve months by asking some of the Time+Space team to name their top plugins of 2017. After much deliberation and debate, here’s what they chose… Jack Hale, Product Specialist & Tech Support Toontrack – Superior Drummer 3: The ability…

November 9, 2017

A double bass and garden twine – the latest from Sound Dust

Sound Dust, aka composer Pendle Poucher, is renowned for not taking a traditional approach when it comes to sampling instruments and his latest Kontakt release – Cloud Bass – is no exception. We got in touch to find out more… Congratulations on the release of Cloud Bass, can you tell us about the set-up for the recordings of this library? 1. Take a double bass, a double bass stand, an…

In Session Audio Shimmer Shake Strike
November 8, 2017

The making of new Shimmer Shake Strike from In Session Audio

In Session Audio may be a relatively new virtual instrument developer but Founder Kyle Z and Time+Space go back years since Kyle established the award-winning audio loop and sample library company Nine Volt Audio. In Session Audio produce unique Kontakt Instruments that have been praised by the press and users alike for their originality and huge creative potential. The company’s most recent release is Shimmer Shake Strike – a Kontakt…

Black Friday 2017
October 31, 2017

Music Production Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – what’s in store?

It’s almost that time of year again, where deals and offers on music software, sample packs, software instruments, and hardware are aplenty. That’s right, we’re talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every year there’s always a wide range of deals and cheap virtual instruments available from some of our most popular brands. So, we thought we’d take a look at last year’s deals, and try and predict some of…

DRONAR free Edition
July 12, 2017

Try Gothic Instruments’ DRONAR atmosphere creator for free

With the latest sound module for DRONAR being released just last month, Gothic Instruments have been riding another wave of rave reviews. If you’ve not checked DRONAR out yet, why not download the new Free Edition to get an idea of what all the fuss is about? Like all DRONAR modules, DRONAR FREE EDITION is designed for the full version of KONTAKT 5, however, if you don’t have this, you…

Making money from library music
June 28, 2017

How to succeed and make money from writing library music

Anyone who has picked up an issue of Sound on Sound magazine lately, may have read one of the new series of excellent articles all about the library music industry – from how to get started and how business models differ around the globe, to how to be a good library music writer and beyond. The writer behind these highly comprehensive (4,000-words!) features is Dan Graham – owner of music…