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 16, 2012

16th November 2012: This week’s new sample library releases…

Samplephonics Funk and Soul Guitar Loops Expertly played and recorded guitar loops featuring a mix of sounds and styles from laid back mellow grooves to wah wah funk riffs, this pack is ideal for use in House, Hip Hop, Soul, Funk and RnB music. RRP: £27.40 / €33.95 Format: Apple Loops, Wav, Kontakt, EXS24, NNXT   Loopmasters Cinematic FX All you need to take your soundtracks to the next level…

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October 11, 2012

In Your Studio… with musician Chris Ilett

We’ve loved receiving your responses to our In Your Studio questions and hearing more about the music you make and the products you’re using. You can find out more about how you can get involved by clicking here. But first, why not read our next installment which comes courtesy of musician and Toontrack EZdrummer fan Chris Ilett. Over to Chris…

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September 13, 2012

iZotope deliver more organic sonic inspiration for Iris users

It’s a well-known fact that music can be created from sounds generated from any object you can think of – a concept that many sound designers such as Diego Stocco and Mick Gordon have famously proved. Today, we also have the tools to make this even easier and iZotope’s Iris sample-based synthesizer is no exception. Simply load a sound, isolate and extract the sonic elements that interest you and combine…

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July 10, 2012

Toontrack EZdrummer expansion packs – what’s your sound?

Unbelievably, it’s been over six and a half years since Toontrack first unleashed EZdrummer onto the world! Despite these times of ever-advancing technologies, particularly within music production software, this virtual instrument remains an extremely popular drum sampler for musicians and producers looking for a quick, easy and affordable tool for creating realistic drumtracks. Since, its release, Toontrack have given users the opportunity to grow their EZdrummer kit collection with a…

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June 25, 2012

Tell us about your music and win!

Here at Time+Space we want to know more about how you’re using our virtual instruments and sample libraries and we’re sure many of our customers would be interested too. So, we’re launching a new ‘In Your Studio’ Q&A feature for the T+S blog where we give you the chance to showcase your music and tell us about the tools you use to make it. Each interview chosen will be posted…

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June 14, 2012

Funky bass guitarist Simon Goulding talks about recording Samplephonics’ latest sample library

This week sees the release of Samplephonics‘ latest sample library courtesy of bass guitarist Simon Goulding who has had the privilege of playing with many top name artists including the Bee Gees, Robbie Williams and The Drifters. Live Funky Bass Guitar is perfect for anyone who produces soul, funk, funky house, french style electro-house and pop. The loops and samples were created using a number of different bass instruments to…

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February 24, 2012

Toontrack’s Mattias Eklund gives a deeper insight into the who, what and why of EZmix 2…

Earlier this month, mixing got even ‘EZ-er’ for music producers as the arrival of Toontrack‘s reincarnation of their popular EZmix software promised to deliver even better results through a wider variety of features. We caught up with Toontrack’s Head of Sound Design Mattias Eklund to learn more about the thinking behind EZmix 2 and what the Swedish company’s responses are to some of the user feedback so far…

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