July 5, 2012

Our new ‘In Your Studio’ series kicks off with composer Kev Curtis…

It’s always interesting to hear how our customers are using our brands’ virtual instruments and sample libraries in their projects so we invited you to share your music and tell us all about your set-up, your favourite products and your musical ambitions. If you’d like to take part in the ‘In Your Studio’ series, find out how at the end of the interview. With a set list of six questions,…

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February 2, 2012

Diego Stocco proves yet again that you can find musical inspiration in the most ordinary of objects

Sick of the same old sounds? Can’t afford to splash out on a new sample collection? Why not take a leaf out of Diego Stocco’s book and get creative with everyday objects?! Diego is one of Spectrasonics‘ extraordinary sound designers who was responsible for many of the sounds found in the company’s flagship synth Omnisphere including the infamous burning piano. A man who sees music in the most ordinary of…

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January 26, 2012

Spectrasonics user Rob Manning talks about his studio set-up and his career as a composer

Rob Manning has been working in music for more than 10 years with his soundtracks perhaps more familiar to British television audiences having composed original music for numerous BBC, ITV and Channel 4 documentaries including Louis Theroux, Dispatches, Gordon’s Great Escape, Heston Blumenthal’s Feasts and Cutting Edge. His credits also include comedies and production music for the likes of Universal and MTV. Rob’s studio is based in North London with…

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December 9, 2011

Underworld announced as Musical Directors for Olympics 2012

With the Olympics heading to our shores next year, there’s been much talk about the opening ceremony and whether the UK can outshine the spectacular show delivered by Beijing in 2008. This week Electronic duo Underworld, who are perhaps most commercially famous for their track ‘Born Slippy’ from the 1996 film ‘Trainspotting’, were announced as Musical Directors for the opening ceremony.

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September 21, 2011

Spectrasonics contest winner Waen Shepherd talks about his winning track…

Launched by Spectrasonics in May this year, the Moog Foundation contest invited Omnisphere users to purchase a special Bob Moog Tribute Library containing over 700 sounds created by well known composers and sound designers. Entrants had to submit a track created using the sounds in a bid to win the OMG-1 a custom built instrument combining a Moog Little Phatty, Omnisphere, Mac Mini, dual iPads, dual iPods and Omni TR….

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August 12, 2011

Using Omnisphere to create Dubstep Bass

Omnisphere is renowned for providing and producing sounds that will slot into any type of music or soundtrack. This latest video from Spectrasonics demonstrates how the multi-award winning ‘Power Synth’ can be used to create Dubstep Bass and also shows off the inimitable Orb feature within the Omni TR ipad app.

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