September 5, 2017

SCULPTOR Epic Drops by Gothic Instruments – The Sounds

Drops (also known as falls, downers and power-downs) are an essential feature of dance music and trailer soundtracks and this latest release from Gothic Instruments gives you the means to create them in an instant. Developed for the full version of Kontakt, SCULPTOR Epic Drops is the fourth module in Gothic Instruments’ high quality series of FX tools, following on from the particularly perfect companion library – Epic Risers, and…

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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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Making money from library music
June 28, 2017

How to succeed and make money from writing library music

Anyone who has picked up an issue of Sound on Sound magazine lately, may have read one of the new series of excellent articles all about the library music industry – from how to get started and how business models differ around the globe, to how to be a good library music writer and beyond. The writer behind these highly comprehensive (4,000-words!) features is Dan Graham – owner of music…

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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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Sculptor Epic Risers
May 9, 2017

Gothic Instruments SCULPTOR Epic Risers – designing the sounds

From alerting a movie audience to impending danger through to creating anticipation before an awesome drop in an EDM track, risers have a place in many musical scenarios and have one thing in common – they are key to initiating that kick of adrenaline among your listeners. ‘Epic Risers‘ is the latest instalment in Gothic Instruments‘ SCULPTOR series of sound design tools, following on from SCULPTOR Live Impacts and SCULPTOR…

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DRONAR user reviews
April 20, 2017

DRONAR: Live Strings – you share your verdicts…

It’s been just over a month since the release of Gothic Instruments’ newest library in the DRONAR series: Live Strings Module, a stunning and highly playable pads and atmosphere creator for Kontakt. We’ve been having lots of fun playing with it and it seems those of you who have bought it already are equally impressed. Here’s a collection of quotes from some of the customer reviews we’ve received so far,…

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DRONAR Live Strings Main page
March 21, 2017

Gothic Instruments’ Dan Graham introduces DRONAR: Live Strings

The third instalment of the highly acclaimed DRONAR series from Gothic Instruments has arrived! Live Strings is the biggest DRONAR to date featuring a huge range of string articulations performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra which, thanks to the easy-to-use DRONAR engine, spring to life to present hundreds of evolving, highly playable and expressive cinematic presets to add emotion and drama to your music.   From foreboding evolving atmospheres…

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December 26, 2016

Time+Space Review of the Year – 2016’s Top Selling Plug-ins and Instruments

As a busy 2016 draws to a close, we reflect back on some of the incredible virtual instruments, sample libraries and effects plug-ins released over the year as developers continued to push the boundaries and make our lives as musicians ever more creative and exciting. In no particular order, here are our top 10! iZotope – Neutron Mixing Console The iZotope Neutron mixing plug-in has proven to be a revolutionary…

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