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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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April 13, 2012

Rob Papen Blade – the people’s verdict

A few weeks ago Rob Papen unleashed his latest virtual synth onto the world in the form of BLADE. Blade is an additive synthesis engine that has an individual character and flexibility never seen before in a software synth. One of the most prominent features of this synth is the Harmolator – a set of global controls that get to the heart of the synthesis engine without the need to…

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April 12, 2012

Is a brand new iZotope product almost upon us?

We’ve noticed that something has been quietly brewing over on the iZotope website.  A page called ‘blips’ appeared last month which has been regularly updated with new ‘transmissions’ which take the form of short image presentations which feature some rather interesting audio.

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April 5, 2012

Piano maestro Robert Peeters reviews Synthogy Ivory II Grand Pianos

Watching and listening to the hugely talented Robert Peeters play the piano in his YouTube videos is simply awe inspiring so when he contacted us to ask if he could evaluate Synthogy‘s Ivory II Grand Pianos as part of a Steinway VST review series on his website we didn’t hesitate to say yes. So why Steinway VSTs? According to Robert, Steinways are the best pianos when it comes to both…

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