August 27, 2015

Heavyocity Gravity – what’s the verdict?

Back in June of 2015, Heavyocity, who’s previously acclaimed products include The Master Sessions, AEON Melodic, and DM-307 Modern Groove Designer, released the groundbreaking Gravity, which not only provides a dynamic sound, but is one of the most impressive collections of Modern Scoring Tools ever assembled. With over 12GB of production-ready instruments in an inspiring new interface, Gravity delivers a stunning sound with complex Pads, evocative Risers, other-worldly Stings, earth-shattering Hits…

Read More >>
June 9, 2015

Heavyocity go full force with new virtual instrument GRAVITY

Heavyocity are back with a big bang with their latest virtual instrument – GRAVITY. The team, who are also behind the inspirational AEON collection and Master Sessions series, took eighteen months to develop this new music production tool and it promises to be their biggest venture to date. We got in touch with them to find out more… So we hear that GRAVITY has been 18 months in development –…

Read More >>
September 15, 2014

Delphic’s James Cook talks Spectrasonics

Manchester based James Cook is the lead singer of indie electro outfit Delphic and the composer of the official single for the 2012 Olympic Games. Currently in the studio working on material for various exciting projects, he took some time out to answer a few questions about using Spectrasonics virtual instruments.

Read More >>
May 20, 2014

We talk to… The people behind the Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand

Last September, I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to visit Abbey Road Studios where Gary Garritan, Mirek Stiles and Fred Flowerday were spending time on the final touches for the upcoming virtual piano – the Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand. Eight months later, after working tirelessly to perfect this virtual piano, Garritan/MakeMusic whose other software instruments include Personal Orchestra 4, Jazz & Big Band 3, Instant…

Read More >>
February 19, 2014

Interview: Composer Eduardo Tarilonte on recording inspiring instruments and voices

Eduardo Tarilonte is a name that has become synonymous with high quality, unique virtual instruments. His critically acclaimed libraries include Forest Kingdom 2, ERA Medieval Legends and Shevannai Voices of Elves to name a few, each of which demonstrate the meticulous attention to detail that is clearly put into every aspect of each library’s production. Last week, Tari’s latest library Cantus Gregorian Chants was released by Best Service, and, as…

Read More >>
February 17, 2014

Taking a closer look at DM-307 with Heavyocity’s Neil Goldberg

Last week brought the release of DM-307 – Heavyocity’s latest offering since the company unleashed AEON last year. Described as a Modern Groove Designer, DM-307 delivers an extensive and highly stylised collection of modular synth drums, live percussion and processed classic analog drum machines combined with innovative features such as the Grid and Advanced Trigger FX to give users the tools to build complex grooves and beats quickly and simply….

Read More >>
November 14, 2013

Epica producer Sam Spacey on the making of Zero-G’s new virtual synth

More famously known for producing sample libraries, this week saw Zero-G add a new virtual ‘sound module’ to their product portfolio in the form of the Kontakt-powered ‘EPICA‘. We got in contact with the instrument’s creator Sam Spacey, who was also responsible for Zero-G’s Phaedra synth a few years ago, to find out what Epica has to offer… Hi Sam, first up, could you tell us a little about your…

Read More >>