Virtual Pianos a Buyer's Guide
June 29, 2017

Virtual Pianos – A Buyers’ Guide

Anyone who has ever set out to purchase a virtual piano will know all too well that there are umpteen products to choose from covering everything from electric to acoustic instruments. So how do you know which is right for you? Here at Time+Space, six of our major brands – Garritan, Synthogy, Toontrack, Spectrasonics ,  Cinematic Strings & Cinesamples– all offer virtual pianos, each with their own individual user interfaces,…

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Keyscape press verdict
June 19, 2017

Spectrasonics Keyscape – The Press Opinion

Autumn 2016 brought a whole host of great plugins, libraries, and virtual instruments to our doorsteps – and we would dare anyone to disagree that Spectrasonics Keyscape wouldn’t be in the top 5! After ten years of research and development Spectrasonics might well have produced the Holy Grail of keyboard samples. With a depth of content taking you from the most sought after Grand Piano models, through uprights and electronic…

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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…

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December 26, 2016

Time+Space Review of the Year – 2016’s Top Selling Plug-ins and Instruments

As a busy 2016 draws to a close, we reflect back on some of the incredible virtual instruments, sample libraries and effects plug-ins released over the year as developers continued to push the boundaries and make our lives as musicians ever more creative and exciting. In no particular order, here are our top 10! iZotope – Neutron Mixing Console The iZotope Neutron mixing plug-in has proven to be a revolutionary…

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November 8, 2016

Spectrasonics Keyscape review by professional pianist Tony Cliff

Tony Cliff is a man gifted with musical talents that most of us could only dream of; an established piano player who also takes interest in guitar and voice, as well as having a developed skill in composition, arranging and songwriting. He has reviewed many of our products in the past and it is always great to get a perspective from someone with such a wealth of knowledge, especially in…

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October 19, 2016

Spectrasonics Omnisphere Expansions – A Buyer’s Guide

Spectrasonics Omnisphere is debatably one of the most advanced steps in virtual synthesis so far and has been referred to as ‘the king of software synths’. The installment of Omnisphere 2 saw a vast range of new possibilities including over 400 new DSP waveforms, 3,000 new patches and soundscapes and an audio import option, allowing users to import their own audio to use it as a soundsource, extending the possibilities…

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COMPARES Bass Synths
October 6, 2016

T+S Compares: Synth Bass virtual instruments and plugins

In pretty much every piece of music you’ll ever hear or write, you will know that without a decent sounding bass, you won’t get very far, it’s like asking for a cup of tea and getting no cup; be it a thumping, wobbling dance bass or a deep, pulsating subby bass, the low end of any track is a very important factor. In the first of our new series: T+S…

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SOS awards 2017
September 30, 2016

Sound on Sound Awards 2017 – Vote now!

Voting is now open for the Sound on Sound Awards 2017! That time of the year has come around again where the public get an opportunity to take part in one of the biggest audio software and hardware competitions in the world. Last year Time+Space were very proud to take home the Sound on Sound Outstanding Marketing Award. Just as all other years, voters are immediately entered into a prize…

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