September 21, 2017

Shooting Videos With Superior Drummer 3

With the upcoming release of Superior Drummer 3, Jack Hale, Jonah Rich (cinematographer), Harry Peak, Robin Johnson (Kyros drummer) and I took to Sound Gallery Studios to record some drums using the Roland TD50-KV and Superior Drummer 3. Equipment So how did we shoot it? Well our kit list consisted of: Roland TD50-KV Kit Superior Drummer 3 2x Macbook Pro Audio/MIDI interface 2x Lights & Softboxes 3x SLR Cameras The…

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AskAudio tests Superior Drummer 3
September 14, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – the ultimate Tracker test

Toontrack is changing the game with Superior Drummer 3. There are so many amazing features within the software that it’s hard to pick and choose which to focus on. The Tracker is one of these features that is certainly turning heads. The Tracker software analyses drum tracks – either stereo bounces, or individual mic tracks, and converts the grooves into MIDI notes, using similar drum samples and velocities to retain some…

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Our Top picks electronic drum kits
September 12, 2017

An electronic drum kit for every player!

So you’ve bought your new shiny copy of Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 and you’re ready to play… but the grooves aren’t quite what you want for your tracks, and drawing in your 13/16 hits just isn’t cutting the mustard. So what is the best way to get your own sick beats into the DAW? Here, we take a look at a small selection of some of the best electronic drum…

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Our top Picks Drum Controllers
September 6, 2017

Our pick of the ultimate drum controllers

Not everyone can have permanent access to beautiful live rooms with high quality drum kits, heck – not everyone can have a drum kit! But what are you meant to do when you want that ‘live’ feeling of a drum kit actually being played, when each hit isn’t snapped to the grid with metronomic precision? With the release of Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 3, we thought long and hard on how…

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Superior Drummer 3 team highlights
August 16, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 drum software – our personal highlights

Back in May, a few of us from Time+Space were among some of the lucky guests to be invited to Toontrack’s unveiling of their next generation drum software at Galaxy Studios, and oh boy, it has been so hard keeping shtum about it since! Superior Drummer 3 is an incredible leap forward in virtual drum production that we simply couldn’t wait to tell everybody about so, this week, there are…

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August 15, 2017

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 – Your Questions Answered

Welcome to the future. With Superior Drummer 3, Toontrack have once again completely shifted the boundaries of what is possible with drum software. Much more than simply a drum production tool, Superior Drummer 3 is a virtual studio which provides infinite drum shaping possibilities. What are the new features in SD3? Superior Drummer 3 boast a new engine that has been completely redesigned from the ground up, so there are…

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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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February 7, 2017

Drum and Bass artist Metrik talks Toontrack

Metrik (Aka Tom Mundell) was drawn into Drum n Bass from a young age due to its clinical precision and emotive compositions. Within this world he discovered a deep resonance with the pairing of man and machine. A marriage of man-made instruments manipulated by samplers, computers and effects plugins; overlaid with synthetic noises comprised of ones and zeros.Metrik released his first EP back in 2010 and since then has collaborated…

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