February 6, 2018

Ableton 10 has just been released – so what’s new?

After months of anticipation, Ableton 10 has finally been released! Once you pop the hood, you’ll see that the improved interior means it has never been easier to navigate and use Ableton and it’s not just a simple update to the GUI in this latest incarnation of one of the world’s best DAWs… There’s a whole new host of plugins, features and improvements and, with the manual running into 737…

Superior Drummer 3 Press verdict
January 4, 2018

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – The Press Verdict

Previously on the T+S blog, we’ve shared some of our customer’s thoughts on how Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 has made an impact on their music production. Now, nearly four months on since it was unleashed unto the world, we take a look at what the press have made of Toontrack’s monumental drum production software. Sound On Sound “It’s been a long time coming, but the new version of Superior Drummer…

Artists and Composers Top 5 plug-ins of 2017
December 26, 2017

Artists and Composers reveal their favourite instruments and plugins of 2017

As another year is nearly over we thought we’d get in touch with some of our composer and artist friends to find out which virtual instruments and effects plug-ins they have been using the most in 2017 and what they love about them. To start us off, Andy Barlow reveals his top picks (it was obviously a great year as 9 products made his list!) Andy Barlow Andy is a producer and musician who…

AskAudio tests Superior Drummer 3
September 14, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – the ultimate Tracker test

Toontrack is changing the game with Superior Drummer 3. There are so many amazing features within the software that it’s hard to pick and choose which to focus on. The Tracker is one of these features that is certainly turning heads. The Tracker software analyses drum tracks – either stereo bounces, or individual mic tracks, and converts the grooves into MIDI notes, using similar drum samples and velocities to retain some…

Synthogy guest review
July 5, 2017

Guest Review: Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands

Those of you who are regulars readers of the Time+Space blog will be familiar with our guest blogger Tony Cliff – an accomplished pianist who reviewed several virtual pianos for us over the years including Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, Spectrasonics Keyscape, iZotope RX 6, Toontrack EZkeys, Garritan Abbey Road CFX Concert Grand as well as a number of Synthogy’s Ivory pianos. This time, Tony has been putting Synthogy’s new Ivory…

iZotope RX 6 review
June 7, 2017

REVIEW: iZotope RX 6 audio repair and restoration software

iZotope RX is the industry standard audio repair tool that’s been used on countless albums, movies, and TV shows to restore damaged, noisy audio to pristine condition. In April, iZotope released version 6 which brought the biggest ever update to the software with a new slant towards helping musicians with their audio issues, as well as plenty of improvements that continue to make the lives of post-production professionals all the…

Keyscape Creatve review
April 13, 2017

REVIEW: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative library

Long-time friend of Time+Space and Spectrasonics user, Tony Cliff, has been checking out Keyscape Creative in recent weeks and judging by his review, it delivers the WOW factor that is synonymous with Spectrasonics instruments. Over to Tony… Keyscape Creative library is a new collection of over 1200 Omnisphere patches for owners of both Omnisphere 2 and Keyscape plus, amazingly, it is completely free of charge. Omnisphere 2 has won just…

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…