Black Friday 2017
October 31, 2017

Music Production Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – what’s in store?

It’s almost that time of year again, where deals and offers on music software, sample packs, software instruments, and hardware are aplenty. That’s right, we’re talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every year there’s always a wide range of deals and cheap virtual instruments available from some of our most popular brands. So, we thought we’d take a look at last year’s deals, and try and predict some of…

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September 21, 2017

Shooting Videos With Superior Drummer 3

With the upcoming release of Superior Drummer 3, Jack Hale, Jonah Rich (cinematographer), Harry Peak, Robin Johnson (Kyros drummer) and I took to Sound Gallery Studios to record some drums using the Roland TD50-KV and Superior Drummer 3. Equipment So how did we shoot it? Well our kit list consisted of: Roland TD50-KV Kit Superior Drummer 3 2x Macbook Pro Audio/MIDI interface 2x Lights & Softboxes 3x SLR Cameras The…

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iZotope Neutron Press Verdict
February 15, 2017

iZotope Neutron Mixing Console – The Press Verdict

Released in the Autumn last year, iZotope’s Neutron plug-in is like having a virtual assistant that can listen to your audio, identify instruments, and offer tailored starting points for creating powerful mixes with focus and clarity while leaving all the creative control to you. Whilst initially met with some skepticism, (after all, surely such software will just have a one-size-fits-all approach to mixing, which would show its limitations rather quickly?),…

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Win Abbey Road CFX Concert Grand
February 1, 2017

Write a review and you could win a Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX piano

Just bought a new virtual instrument or sample pack and want to tell other music producers all about it? Perhaps you’ve been using an effects plugin or Kontakt library for several months and want to share your views of it. We love hearing your opinions on your most recent purchases from Time+Space, so for the next three months, we’re giving you the opportunity to be entered into our monthly prize draw which will run through from now until…

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April 13, 2016

Rob Papen RP-EQ – what’s the verdict?

The virtual Rob Papen synthesizers are the cutting edge in what is possible in today’s contemporary music making. They are truly unique because of the concepts, sound quality and most of all, the musical and useable nature of the presets, and with titles such as  SubBoomBass, BlueII and Predator Rob Papen sets the bar high. In September 2015, the feature packed EQ plugin RP-EQ was released, and with it brought a far from a basic bread-and-butter…

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January 7, 2016

Computer Music name their top products of 2015

Throughout 2015 the team at Computer Music have had hundreds of plugins, DAWs, sample libraries, interfaces and everything in between put in their laps for review, and who knows better than the makers of the world’s best selling music software magazine. The crack team of writers/reviewers/audio aficionados were given the challenging task of picking their favourites and singling out the software that impressed them the most this year.

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July 29, 2015

Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2: The Critics’ Perspective

At Winter NAMM 2015, Spectrasonics made what was arguably the most exciting announcement of the show – the imminent release of Omnisphere 2. Vimeo crashed, it was trending on Twitter and audiophiles world wide were chomping at the bit to get their hands on it. Among the many new features is audio import so you can use your own soundsources within the Omnisphere engine, lots of new waveforms, wavetable and…

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July 18, 2014

Using sounds from the great outdoors with iZotope BreakTweaker

iZotope’s BreakTweaker, in the simplest of terms, is described as a beat making software, although anyone that knows iZotope, who’s other products include Stutter Edit, Iris, Ozone 5, RX3 and more, will be well aware of the extent of possibilities that this plug-in will offer. Fusing sound design, sequencing and effects processing, BreakTweaker has been developed in conjunction with renowned producer BT, and is capable of some rather mind-bending feats…

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