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.

March 18, 2014

Use ProjectSAM libraries? Why not enter their new contest?

ProjectSAM, the company behind top composing virtual instruments including Symphobia, True Strike, Lumina, Orchestral Essentials and others, have launched a contest especially for users of its libraries. So, if you’ve created a track using one or more ProjectSAM libraries, why not submit it to the contest? The closing date isn’t until 30th April so there’s also plenty of time to start a new track from scratch. There are three prizes…

September 26, 2013

The Time+Space Guitar Samples and Virtual Instrument Guide

With a multitude of sample libraries, playable virtual instruments and guitar effects on the market today, whether you’re a guitarist or not, there really is something to help you get the right sound for your music, whether you already have a project in mind or are just looking to get the creative juices flowing. From ground shaking metal to Mediterranean passion and flare, cinematic to R&B, so many genres and…

August 29, 2013

Getting to know… Impact Soundworks co-founder Andrew Aversa

Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome Impact Soundworks to our portfolio of  brands bringing with them a fantastic selection of instruments that steered away from the in-depth orchestral sounds presented by several other developers and offering something more unique. Impact Soundworks was founded in 2008 by composers Andrew Aversa and Will Roget, II, and this week we caught up with Andrew to find out about the company’s background,…

March 13, 2013

Guitar God Steve Vai talks to Spectrasonics about using their virtual instruments

Since first learning the guitar in 1974 with the legendary Joe Satriani as his teacher, Steve Vai has played with the likes of Frank Zappa, Whitesnake and Dave Lee Roth, to name a few, as well as being a solo artist in his own right with eight solo albums and three Grammy awards under his belt. Steve’s guitar work has also featured in various video games including Grand Theft Auto:…

February 20, 2013

Try out 6 vintage analogue synths for free with UVI

UVI, formerly known as Ultimate Sound Bank, have been producing sample libraries for over twenty years and designing their own software for more than twelve. In fact it was a UVI engine that powered the first generation of Spectrasonics software products. We were very excited then when we heard about UVI Vintage Legends, a collection of no less than six iconic analogue synths that have been restored and sampled to…

October 5, 2012

Vir2 Studio Kit Builder – the most complete collection of acoustic drum kits ever?

Vir2 Instruments, the software arm of US sample giants Big Fish Audio, have built an impressive portfolio of Kontakt based libraries based on real instruments. They cover electric guitars with Electi6ity and horns with MOJO Horn Section to name but a few. Studio Kit Builder is the latest release from Vir2 Instruments, a Kontakt based library featuring a vast selection of acoustic drum kits and MIDI grooves. It ships with…

June 25, 2012

Tell us about your music and win!

Here at Time+Space we want to know more about how you’re using our virtual instruments and sample libraries and we’re sure many of our customers would be interested too. So, we’re launching a new ‘In Your Studio’ Q&A feature for the T+S blog where we give you the chance to showcase your music and tell us about the tools you use to make it. Each interview chosen will be posted…