November 23, 2010

Zero-G Alien Skies – Cinematic Ambiences 2 Introduction and Presentation

For anyone that doesn’t know, Alien Skies – Cinematic Ambiences 2 is a new product from Zero-G and the sequel to their worldwide bestselling sample library, Dark Skies. In this short video, I run through some of the sounds and patches within Kontakt and Logic to give you an idea of the type of sounds that are included.

November 22, 2010

Time+Space at the Play and Produce show in Belgium with Rob Papen

Located in the old downtown of Ghent in Belgium, the Play & Produce took place on Saturday inside of the historical Vooruit building, a beautiful and unusual place for a DJ and producer show. When we heard about this unique event we did not miss the opportunity to show off our products, with the added pleasure of legendary sound designer Rob Papen joining us for the day.

November 5, 2010

Composer Chris Haigh talks Animato, scoring movies and Spectrasonics

If you’re a regular T+S blog reader or a visitor to some of the most popular music production forums, the chances are you’ve heard about the sample library that is currently as much in demand as Take That tour tickets were last Friday. Ok, so maybe not quite that in demand, but Zero-G’s Animato is certainly one of, if not the best selling sample library of 2010 for Time+Space. Last…

October 26, 2010

Guest blogger Dan Graham on producing Animato

Zero-G’s latest sample library release ‘Animato: String & Flute FX for Cinema‘ has jumped straight to the top of the Time+Space Top 10 products shipped list and going by the positive feedback from users in the forums, and the current demand for cinematic libraries, it’s set to stick around for some time. Recorded with instrumentalists from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Animato contains a whopping 3000 samples and 139 separate…

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…

August 18, 2010

It’s all a question of timing…

This week has seen the announcement of Metric: Odd Meter Drumloops from Big Fish Audio in the US. This got me thinking as I believe it is the very first sample library that is completely dedicated to recorded drum performances that are not in the conventional 4/4 signature. There are loops included in 3/4, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, and 9/4, a timing which it’s fair to say is rarely used today…