January 24, 2013

Don’t miss the latest Namm news from our top brands

Today, the Anaheim convention centre opens its doors for the 112th (no, that’s not a typo!) annual Winter NAMM show and we wait with much excitement to hear what the world’s music software brands have got up their sleeves for the year ahead. We’ve had the heads up on some of the products to be unveiled and you can read all about them on the Time+Space NAMM news page now….

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November 29, 2012

Synthogy Ivory II American Concert D reviewed by pro-pianist Tony Cliff

We asked accomplished classical and jazz pianist Tony Cliff to review Synthogy‘s latest Ivory II offering American Concert D and here’s what he sent us… “Synthogy have already set the highest standards with their acclaimed Ivory II range of pianos and I was bowled over by their sheer quality when I tested them out recently. Bearing in mind they have released the original Ivory II (German Steinway Concert D, Yamaha…

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November 21, 2012

See the Ivory II American Concert D Piano in action

Back in August, Synthogy added Ivory II American Concert D virtual piano to their catalogue. This software instrument boasts a huge library of samples weighing in at 49 GB, making it the largest and most extensively sampled Ivory II piano to date.

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August 29, 2012

Get the American Concert D sound with Synthogy

Multi-award winning virtual instrument developers Synthogy have been releasing products powered by their Ivory piano software engine for many years now. 2010 saw the unveiling of version 2 of Ivory which featured many improvements, including Sympathetic String Resonance, Half Pedaling, Lid Position, Pedal Noise, and Tuning Tables. Their flagship instrument, Ivory II Grand Pianos contains 3 sampled pianos, a German Steinway D, Bosendorfer 290 and a Yamaha C7. It is…

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April 5, 2012

Piano maestro Robert Peeters reviews Synthogy Ivory II Grand Pianos

Watching and listening to the hugely talented Robert Peeters play the piano in his YouTube videos is simply awe inspiring so when he contacted us to ask if he could evaluate Synthogy‘s Ivory II Grand Pianos as part of a Steinway VST review series on his website we didn’t hesitate to say yes. So why Steinway VSTs? According to Robert, Steinways are the best pianos when it comes to both…

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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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November 4, 2011

Composer Emmett Cooke reviews Synthogy’s Ivory II Grand Pianos

Since it was released a year ago, Synthogy‘s Ivory II has received numerous first class reviews in the press with huge acclaim for the features that the new engine presented including the impressively realistic Sympathetic String Resonance. As great as these reviews have been, we wanted to get the opinions of a composer who regularly uses virtual pianos but hadn’t yet experienced Ivory… and that’s where Emmett Cooke comes in….

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September 29, 2011

Kasabian’s programmer Laurie Jenkins on why the band use Ivory II pianos

Laurie Jenkins recently got in touch with Time+Space about Ivory II Upright Pianos and when he mentioned he was working as a programmer for English Rock band Kasabian we obviously wanted to find out more about how they were using Synthogy’s highly acclaimed software… Hi Laurie, thanks for speaking with us, first up, could you tell us about your background? Hi – I first started out as a session drummer…

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