February 15, 2013

Composer Rod Abernethy on recording found objects for new album The Upward Turn

Back in February 2011, we interviewed Rod Abernethy about the virtual instruments he was using in his video game and TV soundtracks with Spectrasonics, Rob Papen, ProjectSAM and Zero-G being among his favoured brands. We recently heard that Rod had released an album – The Upward Turn – in which many of the ten tracks had been produced using his own recordings of found objects combined with virtual instruments. We…

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January 24, 2013

Don’t miss the latest Namm news from our top brands

Today, the Anaheim convention centre opens its doors for the 112th (no, that’s not a typo!) annual Winter NAMM show and we wait with much excitement to hear what the world’s music software brands have got up their sleeves for the year ahead. We’ve had the heads up on some of the products to be unveiled and you can read all about them on the Time+Space NAMM news page now….

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December 20, 2012

Noisia talk to iZotope about their love of Trash

Dutch dance music production trio Noisia have been very busy since their debut release back in 2003, appearing on a variety of high profile record labels including DeadMau5’s ‘mau5trap’ imprint. Martin, Nik and Thijs have remixed artists such as Robbie Williams, Moby and The Prodigy and they also own 3 record labels – Vision, Division and Invisible.

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December 6, 2012

Producer/Engineer Andy Sneap on using Ozone 5 and recording with Toontrack

Until recently, I only really knew Andy Sneap as the crazed-looking bloke on the cover of the Toontrack Metal Machine EZX. Then, during a visit to Sweden for Toontrack’s Metal Month launch a few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to meet the man himself. We got talking during an epic game of bowling with the Toontrack team (Andy came last by the way (sorry Andy, couldn’t resist)) – and…

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November 27, 2012

iZotope Alloy 2 Essential Mixing Tools – the press give their verdict

Back in August, iZotope released Alloy 2 – a complete mixing software featuring six powerful mixing tools including Equalizer, Dynamics, Exciter, De-Esser, Transient Shaper and Limiter. Version 2 brought a completely updated interface, more efficient control, a new transient shaper, a redesigned Exciter module, new EQ filters and more making it one of the most advanced mixing plugins on the market. Since then, the UK press have been trying out…

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November 13, 2012

iZotope Insight and the loudness wars

The recently released iZotope Insight metering suite helps you ensure your audio is fully compliant with current loudness standards.  With this in mind, we decided to put together a short summary of the recent history of loudness and how it has led us to where we are today.

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October 4, 2012

Music legend and iZotope Iris user Brian Eno releases new iPad app ‘Scape’

We love to hear about well-known artists using plugins from Time+Space brands and it’s always a pleasure getting the opportunity to interview some of them for the Time+Space website. One of our many highlights was the discovery that Gary Barlow was using Synthogy‘s Ivory pianos and all the Rob Papen plugins, but that’s one interview we’ve yet to make happen…

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