iZotope RX stars in Game of Thrones
July 18, 2017

iZotope RX 6 plays a starring role in Game of Thrones

The seventh, hotly anticipated series of HBO’s Game of Thrones launched on our screens this week, continuing its famed epic storytelling on the grandest of scales. iZotope recently visited the beautiful new sound stages at Formosa in Los Angeles and got to talk with part of the talented audio crew who help bring the show to life each week. In this new video, the team (Re-recording Mixer Onnalee Blank, Supervising…

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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…

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Cinesamples Buyers Guide
July 11, 2017

Cinesamples Virtual Instruments – A Buyer’s Guide

Here at Time+Space, we’re proud to offer some of the most exciting and innovative orchestral libraries on the market; whether you’re looking for delicate strings, punchy brass or a full size 100-piece symphony orchestra, it’s all there. One of our manufacturers, Cinesamples, play a key role in providing these libraries; their collection covers all areas of the orchestral music spectrum, whilst also venturing into world music and sound design. This…

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Synthogy guest review
July 5, 2017

Guest Review: Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands

Those of you who are regulars readers of the Time+Space blog will be familiar with our guest blogger Tony Cliff – an accomplished pianist who reviewed several virtual pianos for us over the years including Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, Spectrasonics Keyscape, iZotope RX 6, Toontrack EZkeys, Garritan Abbey Road CFX Concert Grand as well as a number of Synthogy’s Ivory pianos. This time, Tony has been putting Synthogy’s new Ivory…

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Virtual Pianos a Buyer's Guide
June 29, 2017

Virtual Pianos – A Buyers’ Guide

Anyone who has ever set out to purchase a virtual piano will know all too well that there are umpteen products to choose from covering everything from electric to acoustic instruments. So how do you know which is right for you? Here at Time+Space, six of our major brands – Garritan, Synthogy, Toontrack, Spectrasonics ,  Cinematic Strings & Cinesamples– all offer virtual pianos, each with their own individual user interfaces,…

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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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