April 5, 2016

Composer Tony Cliff reviews Garritan Personal Orchestra 5

Pianist, keyboard player and guitarist are not all the job descriptions Tony Cliff can add to his CV. He also has a keen interest in composing and songwriting, and has specialised in jazz studies, composition and arranging as a Senior Lecturer in Music at Salford University. He has had plenty of his work published by companies such as Stainer and Bell, Faber Music, Studio Music,Kirklees Music and Winwood Music. Now living in Cornwall, Tony…

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March 9, 2016

Write a review and be entered into our Monthly Prize Draw!

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. Our customers really value the opinions of fellow musicians when it comes to Time+Space products, and we love to hear what you’ve got to say too. When you write a…

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Ty Unwin reviews Dronar
February 10, 2016

Top UK composer Ty Unwin reviews DRONAR: Hybrid Module

Ty Unwin is one of the UK’s most in demand media composers, having written music for the likes of the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, National Geographic Channel and Discovery as well as international advertising campaigns for Hewlett Packard, Google and Unilever. You can find out more about Ty’s work and his studio set-up in a previous interview with did with him on the Time+Space website here. Following the release of…

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October 27, 2015

iZotope RX 5 first impressions by producer Jan ‘Stan’ Kybert

Jan ‘Stan’ Kybert is a UK-based Producer, Mixer, Engineer who has worked with a number of major artists including Noel Gallagher, Massive Attack and Miles Kane. Over the last few years, a lot of Stan’s time has been dedicated to producing and mixing Paul Weller’s 2012 number one album ‘Sonik Kicks’ and this year’s release ‘Saturn’s Pattern’ which reached number 2 in the UK Album charts. He also heads up…

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August 27, 2015

Heavyocity Gravity – what’s the verdict?

Back in June of 2015, Heavyocity, who’s previously acclaimed products include The Master Sessions, AEON Melodic, and DM-307 Modern Groove Designer, released the groundbreaking Gravity, which not only provides a dynamic sound, but is one of the most impressive collections of Modern Scoring Tools ever assembled. With over 12GB of production-ready instruments in an inspiring new interface, Gravity delivers a stunning sound with complex Pads, evocative Risers, other-worldly Stings, earth-shattering Hits…

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August 8, 2014

Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand – A Pianist’s Perspective

Over the last couple of years, professional pianist and long-time friend of Time+Space, Tony Cliff, has been generous in spending some time sharing his thoughts and opinions on the virtual pianos that we sell, with Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos and Toontrack’s EZkeys both reviewed by him for the Time+Space blog. Following the release of the Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand a few months ago, we approached Tony to…

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June 4, 2014

Music Teacher John Gleadall and students test Toontrack’s EZdrummer 2

Having known for some time that my former school music teacher, John Gleadall, was a fan of EZdrummer, I couldn’t wait to see what he thought of EZdrummer 2 when Toontrack released the powerful new drum software on May 6th. John proposed to use it with one his Year 11 students who was struggling to realise a drum part in software and promised to send us a report to let…

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January 25, 2013

Ian Boddy reviews Rob Papen’s Secrets of Subtractive Synthesis tutorial package

When it comes to synthesis and sound design, one person that immediately comes to mind is Ian Boddy. Having been at the forefront of the UK electronic music scene since 1983 – the electronic musician has also established a strong reputation as a sound designer having produced several sample libraries for Zero-G (Odyssey, Outer Limits, Ambiosis, Morphology, to name a few). More recently, Ian launched his own sample label ‘Waveforms‘…

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