December 22, 2011

Composer Cedric Vermue demonstrates how he uses ProjectSAM’s Symphobia

Cedric Vermue is a hugely talented 18-year old composer from the Netherlands who has gained quite a following for his incredibly impressive compositions showcased on his YouTube channel. Playing the piano and classical music is Cedric’s main source of inspiration and right now, he is taking a gap year during which he is composing the soundtrack for an Argentinian feature film. When we discovered that Cedric uses ProjectSAM‘s Symphobia 1 and 2…

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December 15, 2011

Rob Papen releases new 1.6.2 update for his Predator synth with a new video

Rob Papen has just posted a new version of Predator which is now available for free to registered users. There are many enhancements including new filter types, new presets and an alternative GUI colour. Predator has become a industry standard virtual synth plug-in across many genres of music because of it’s easy to use interface, amazing presets and high quality engine. 

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December 6, 2011

ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials – is this another masterclass in cinematic sampling?

ProjectSAM have wowed the sound design world with their sample libraries for almost 10 years now. Starting with SAM Horns, the ProjectSAM range has blossomed and expanded to include an awesome arsenal of sonic orchestral firepower which is a force to be reckoned with. The award winning Symphobia, perhaps the most famous of the ProjectSAM products, gives composers instant access to epic modern ‘hollywood’ strings to rival any other library…

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November 10, 2011

iZotope Ozone 5 – Is this the ultimate software mastering tool?

Recently unveiled at the 2011 AES show in New York, Ozone 5 is the latest incarnation of what iZotope call their ‘Complete Mastering System’. Many of you are probably already familiar with iZotope Ozone which has been an industry standard software mastering tool for many years now. Here is a video of Tedd from iZotope giving the lowdown on Ozone 5 at AES…. There are a many major developments in…

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November 4, 2011

Composer Emmett Cooke reviews Synthogy’s Ivory II Grand Pianos

Since it was released a year ago, Synthogy‘s Ivory II has received numerous first class reviews in the press with huge acclaim for the features that the new engine presented including the impressively realistic Sympathetic String Resonance. As great as these reviews have been, we wanted to get the opinions of a composer who regularly uses virtual pianos but hadn’t yet experienced Ivory… and that’s where Emmett Cooke comes in….

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September 29, 2011

Kasabian’s programmer Laurie Jenkins on why the band use Ivory II pianos

Laurie Jenkins recently got in touch with Time+Space about Ivory II Upright Pianos and when he mentioned he was working as a programmer for English Rock band Kasabian we obviously wanted to find out more about how they were using Synthogy’s highly acclaimed software… Hi Laurie, thanks for speaking with us, first up, could you tell us about your background? Hi – I first started out as a session drummer…

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September 21, 2011

Spectrasonics contest winner Waen Shepherd talks about his winning track…

Launched by Spectrasonics in May this year, the Moog Foundation contest invited Omnisphere users to purchase a special Bob Moog Tribute Library containing over 700 sounds created by well known composers and sound designers. Entrants had to submit a track created using the sounds in a bid to win the OMG-1 a custom built instrument combining a Moog Little Phatty, Omnisphere, Mac Mini, dual iPads, dual iPods and Omni TR….

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