December 23, 2010

DnB artist A Sides on why he uses Spectrasonics

Jason Cambridge (aka A Sides) has been producing music since 1990 and has released well over 500 tracks to date across many of the scene’s biggest labels making him one of the most prolific and versatile artists in drum & bass. Over the course of his extensive career, A Sides has never limited himself to a single style and has proved to be a highly capable selector whether drawing for…

November 12, 2010

Spectrasonics on The Gadget Show!

The Gadget Show is the UK’s most popular technology programme presenting reviews of new gadgets and the latest technology news. Each week, the presenters are challenged to complete a specific task using various gadgets and technology, and this week’s assignment required them to re-produce the show’s theme tune without using real instruments. Cue increased interest from Time+Space staff… As the presenters were shown researching their task, the video of Spectrasonics’…

November 5, 2010

Composer Chris Haigh talks Animato, scoring movies and Spectrasonics

If you’re a regular T+S blog reader or a visitor to some of the most popular music production forums, the chances are you’ve heard about the sample library that is currently as much in demand as Take That tour tickets were last Friday. Ok, so maybe not quite that in demand, but Zero-G’s Animato is certainly one of, if not the best selling sample library of 2010 for Time+Space. Last…

October 25, 2010

Blowing our own trumpet…

We’re not normally ones to brag but we hope you’ll forgive us on this occasion – after all, it’s not every day (or year even!) when a company can say they’ve got eight nominees for an industry award! Sound on Sound have published their shortlist of nominations for their inaugural annual awards – all of which are chosen by SOS editors, writers and reviewers. There are 15 categories in total…

October 21, 2010

Can you spot the difference?

One of my favourite memories from school was performing in a production of West Side Story – I played the part of a Jet which luckily for the audience didn’t involve much singing on my part but instead plenty of dancing and prancing around to the likes of ‘America’, ‘The Rumble’ and, of course, ‘The Jet Song’. Purbrook Park secondary school had a great Performing Arts team including music teacher…

September 28, 2010

A weekend at Producer Sessions Live

This past weekend, we headed up to London’s School of Audio Engineering (SAE) for the first ever ‘Producer Sessions’. Hosted by Future Publishing, the event hosted intimate production tutorials and lecturers from top producers including Freemasons, Dave Spoon, Danny Byrd, Nu-Tone and Alex Blanco, among others. As well as the tutorials, top brands such as Roland, Korg, Steinberg and Akai were also at the event showing off all their latest…

August 11, 2010

George Duke and Greg Phillinganes jamming with Trilian

The next installment of the Spectrasonics ‘Artist Videos’ series is now online, this time focusing on RnB Keyboard/Piano legends George Duke and Greg Phillinganes – “The Face”,  jamming along with the Trilian bass software instrument. You can also check out the other ‘Artist Videos’ here –