Which Synthogy piano for me?
June 20, 2017

Comparing the sounds of Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos

Synthogy’s range of Ivory II pianos are by far some of the most deeply sampled instruments ever; the team are entirely dedicated to delivering the world’s best and rarest pianos in virtual format, allowing any musician or producer to experience the stunning sounds of these world-class pianos without worrying about lack of realism & playability. With the release of Studio Grands just a few weeks ago, the range now consists…

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Keyscape press verdict
June 19, 2017

Spectrasonics Keyscape – The Press Opinion

Autumn 2016 brought a whole host of great plugins, libraries, and virtual instruments to our doorsteps – and we would dare anyone to disagree that Spectrasonics Keyscape wouldn’t be in the top 5! After ten years of research and development Spectrasonics might well have produced the Holy Grail of keyboard samples. With a depth of content taking you from the most sought after Grand Piano models, through uprights and electronic…

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DRONAR Dark Synthesis
June 13, 2017

Creating the sounds in DRONAR Dark Synthesis

This week, Gothic Instruments released DRONAR Dark Synthesis – the fourth instalment of the popular sound design series for Kontakt. Listen to the soundtracks for the 2011 movie Drive or Netflix’s Stranger Things, and you’ll get a pretty good idea of the dark and mysterious synthetic tones and textures that you can expect to find in this powerful atmospheric sound creator. We caught up with the sound designers behind this…

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iZotope RX 6 review
June 7, 2017

REVIEW: iZotope RX 6 audio repair and restoration software

iZotope RX is the industry standard audio repair tool that’s been used on countless albums, movies, and TV shows to restore damaged, noisy audio to pristine condition. In April, iZotope released version 6 which brought the biggest ever update to the software with a new slant towards helping musicians with their audio issues, as well as plenty of improvements that continue to make the lives of post-production professionals all the…

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May 23, 2017

Synthogy’s Joe Ierardi on new Ivory II Studio Grands and engine update

Over the years, Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos have been critically acclaimed for their incredible playability, expressiveness and realism, with Sound on Sound proclaiming “frankly, they don’t come better than this.” about the Boston-based developer’s last release – American Concert D.   This week we were thrilled to welcome the fifth collection to the Ivory II stable of virtual pianos with the release of Studio Grands – featuring a Steinway B…

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Sculptor Epic Risers
May 9, 2017

Gothic Instruments SCULPTOR Epic Risers – designing the sounds

From alerting a movie audience to impending danger through to creating anticipation before an awesome drop in an EDM track, risers have a place in many musical scenarios and have one thing in common – they are key to initiating that kick of adrenaline among your listeners. ‘Epic Risers‘ is the latest instalment in Gothic Instruments‘ SCULPTOR series of sound design tools, following on from SCULPTOR Live Impacts and SCULPTOR…

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iZotope RX 6
April 20, 2017

iZotope release RX 6 – raising the bar for audio repair and restoration

After causing a stir of excitement with an announcement earlier this month, iZotope have just released version 6 of their critically acclaimed RX audio editing software.  For years, top music and post production engineers have heavily relied on RX for speeding up their workflow; producing flawless results in seconds that would otherwise take hours to solve, it is a must-have in the field. Now RX 6 once again pushes the…

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Keyscape Creatve review
April 13, 2017

REVIEW: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative library

Long-time friend of Time+Space and Spectrasonics user, Tony Cliff, has been checking out Keyscape Creative in recent weeks and judging by his review, it delivers the WOW factor that is synonymous with Spectrasonics instruments. Over to Tony… Keyscape Creative library is a new collection of over 1200 Omnisphere patches for owners of both Omnisphere 2 and Keyscape plus, amazingly, it is completely free of charge. Omnisphere 2 has won just…

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