July 3, 2012

Squeeze 6 classic pipe organs into your studio thanks to Garritan’s new virtual instrument

There are few sounds as majestic and powerful as those that emanate from a pipe organ and Garritan has managed to exquisitely capture that magnificence in the form of the company’s latest virtual instrument – Classic Pipe Organ Collection. You’ll no doubt be familiar with other Garritan titles, in particular the hugely successful Personal Orchestra and the more recent Instant Orchestra. The ARIA Engine-powered titles are renowned for being a…

June 28, 2012

iZotope Iris sample-based synthesizer takes the press by storm

When iZotope first revealed the concept of Iris to us last year we knew straight away that music producers were in for a real treat and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on the first Beta version. To recap, Iris embraces iZotope’s award-winning visual selection technology within a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that requires the user to employ their eyes as well as their ears to create never-heard-before soundscapes, ambiences…

June 26, 2012

Nomad Factory Magma Effects Plug-in erupts into life…

US-based software developers Nomad Factory have established a reputation over the last 10 years for producing high quality effects plug-ins. You might know them for their most popular releases, the Blue Tubes Bundle, Essential Studio Suite and Liquid Bundle. The latest offering from Nomad Factory is the Magma virtual effects plug-in, which contains no less than 65 separate rack effects which can be loaded 4 at a time into the…

June 19, 2012

eaReckon founder Philippe Decuyper introduces the Analog87 Series of effect plugins

Last month, effects software developer eaReckon arrived at Time+Space with EAReverb – a 100% algorithmic true stereo reverb unit with many strengths that the pro audio press came to recognise in their reviews. This week, the new issue of Computer Music landed on our desks with an incredibly enthusiastic review for eaReckon’s latest plug-ins – the Analog87 Series. “A set of gorgeous sounding, easy-to-use analogue-style effects that won’t come near…

May 17, 2012

Iris customers give their verdict on iZotope’s first foray into virtual instruments

Iris has been one of the most exciting music software releases of the year so far. Not only is it the first virtual instrument from acclaimed audio processing developers iZotope who brought us the multi award winning Ozone 5 last year, but also a groundbreaking tool that puts a completely new spin on sound design by not only harnessing the power of your ears, but your eyes too. You’ve probably…

May 16, 2012

Developer Alex Wallbank talks about the making of Cinematic Strings 2 and the enthusiastic reception as the string section takes a bow

We recently announced the arrival of Cinematic Strings to Time+Space – a virtual instrument that was created to meet the needs of working composers in today’s film, television and video game industries by focusing on maximising both efficiency and authenticity. Not only an inspiring instrument, Cinematic Strings provides a realistic mockup tool which saves composers from all the hassle and wasted time spent tweaking parameters, modifying CC data, or applying…

April 17, 2012

iZotope reveal the revolutionary Iris sample-based synthesizer

Well, we knew something special was coming from iZotope and yesterday all was revealed. Billed by iZotope as a ‘visual instrument’, Iris utilizes RX2 technology to give the user a variety of advanced ‘photoshop-esque’ tools to select regions of audio within sound to create patches in a truly ground-breaking way.