Toontrack Dream Pop EZX
September 22, 2016

Toontrack release Dream Pop EZX – we see what’s inside…

This week Toontrack released the latest addition to their EZdrummer 2 line: Dream Pop EZX, an exciting new expansion pack that combines acoustic, electronic and natural sounding percussion to create a truly unique and real sound. Since the release of EZdrummer, there has been 30 additional libraries added to the line and this expansion is one of the most unique and impressive yet, raising the bar of modern pop production….

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March 16, 2016

Guitarist Leo Abrahams on his latest venture with Spitfire Audio

British guitarist, composer and producer Leo Abrahams has worked with a legion of high profile musicians including Imogen Heap, Brian Eno, Ed Harcourt, Paloma Faith, Annie Lennox, Florence and the Machine and many more. In addition to his collaborative work, Leo has released several solo albums and not only composed music for a number of movies including The Lovely Bones and Hunger but also played guitar for soundtracks such as…

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February 24, 2016

The great Diego Stocco has been at it again, this time with a leaf blower…

Back in 2012, we posted a series of videos showing the weird and wonderful instruments that Spectrasonics sound designer Diego Stocco had created from the most ordinary of objects. Click here to take a look Plates, a bonsai tree, coffee, trash bin, leaves, bees and even an assortment of machines from the local dry cleaners have all contributed to musical compositions. One of the many new features of Spectrasonics Omnisphere…

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January 16, 2016

16th January – New sample library releases

  Zero-G Cinematic Mutations & FX Zetamorph Zetamorph delivers over 2.9Gb of extreme, modern cinematic sound design and mutating electronica created from the ground up for for the most demanding soundtrack, trailer and electronic music producers. Formats: WAV, AIFF, EXS24, Kontakt, HALion, NNXT   RRP: £55.95 / €75.95

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February 6, 2015

Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 FAQ

Since the announcement of Omnisphere 2 at this years’ NAMM 2015, we have had a lot of enquiries into what users are to expect with Omnisphere 2. This article includes a list of answers to these questions which keep popping up.

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July 18, 2014

Using sounds from the great outdoors with iZotope BreakTweaker

iZotope’s BreakTweaker, in the simplest of terms, is described as a beat making software, although anyone that knows iZotope, who’s other products include Stutter Edit, Iris, Ozone 5, RX3 and more, will be well aware of the extent of possibilities that this plug-in will offer. Fusing sound design, sequencing and effects processing, BreakTweaker has been developed in conjunction with renowned producer BT, and is capable of some rather mind-bending feats…

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July 4, 2014

We talk to the people behind Zero-G’s latest Kontakt instrument ‘Impact Designer’

This week, Zero-G and Xfonic have released ‘Impact Designer’ – a new Kontakt 5 instrument dubbed as a “futuristic mega-slam SFX creation machine”. Produced by Dan Graham, who was also responsible for Zero-G’s Animato, Spiritoso, Luminoso and Perpetuo collections, the live environmental sounds that were recorded for this collection were processed by Italian Professor of Sound Design Alessandro Camnasio whose trailer credits include THOR, Transformers: Age of Extinction and many…

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May 28, 2014

We talk to… Si Begg about his new Zero-G instrument “Extreme Environments”

This week has brought the arrival of Zero-G‘s latest collection ‘Extreme Environments‘ to Time+Space, produced by seasoned sound designer Si Begg, the name behind previous Zero-G sample libraries including Distorted Dancefloors and Electro Glitch Essentials. Producer, remixer, DJ, and film soundtrack composer Si, has used his sonic mastery mastery and musical know how to create a sound design tool that allows users to easily create dense and complex ambiences that…

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