T+S compares Vocal Instruments
November 10, 2016

Time+Space Compares: Virtual Vocals

Twenty-five years ago, if you told someone that in the future we would be able to virtually recreate the sound of a piano, guitar or voice that sounds so realistic you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, you may well have just been laughed at.  Skip to 2016 and see how 20 years of development has taken virtual studio technology to advancements beyond belief, and it’s still expanding. With…

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July 13, 2016

Win a complete vocal recording and production package

This month, we have joined forces with audio specialists iZotope and leading UK mic brand Sontronics to give you the chance to win a complete vocal recording and production package worth over £580! The grand prize includes: Sontronics STC-3X mic pack iZotope Nectar 2 Production Suite iZotope VocalSynth Plus two runners up will each win a copy of VocalSynth. To enter, click the link at the foot of this page….

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iZotope Product Manager Matt Hines
May 18, 2016

Cats, goats and Daft Punk – introducing iZotope’s VocalSynth effect plug-in

After some interesting teaser videos featuring cats and goats and the hashtag #thinkoutsidethevox, iZotope has unleashed its latest offering upon the music producers of the world – VocalSynth. We spoke to iZotope Product Manager, Matt Hines, to get the lowdown… Hi Matt, so tell us about VocalSynth, what is it? VocalSynth is a creative multi-effects plug-in that creates robot sounds, computerized or organic harmonies, electronic vocal textures, vocoder and talkbox…

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February 12, 2016

We talk to Si Begg about new Zero-G title – Extreme Vocal Environments

Electronic Dance Music DJ, musician and record producer are just a few of Si Begg’s job titles, and when we last chatted, he’d just produced Extreme Environments for UK sample supremos Zero-G. Since that was two years ago, and he’s just released a unique vocal sound design tool ‘Extreme Vocal Environments’ (E.V.E) for Zero-G, we thought it was about time for a catch up. In this interview, Si gives us…

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November 25, 2015

Have you checked out our biggest-ever Black Friday deals?

The annual deals spectacular that is Black Friday is looking bigger than ever this year with huge savings to be made across virtual instruments, effects plugins and samples from many of our top brands. More offers are being announced as the days go on, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on our dedicated Black Friday page as most of them will be available for a limited time only!

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September 16, 2015

18th September: New sample library releases

Big Fish Audio UK R&B Big Fish Audio are creating audible soul with this new funk/soul/R&B  recording library. Inspired by modern UK-style R&B artists such as Meghan Trainor, Amy Winehouse, Clairey Brown and the Banging Racketts, Gin Wigmore, and others, Big Fish Audio have provided us with this smooth and delicious sound material. Formats: Apple Loops, REX, WAV, RMX, Acid & Kontakt RRP: £68.95 / €106

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October 10, 2014

Francesca Genco tells us about recording Voice of Gaia and her unique vocal style

Francesca is the extraordinary voice behind our uniquely powerful and exotic solo alto vocal library, Voice Of Gaia – Francesca. We captured 16 studio hours with Francesca, covering 3 true legato types, sustains, staccatos and a whole host of performance phrase elements, including Melodic, Atonal, Bombastic, Bright and Whispered categories. We spoke with Francesca about the library recording experience, her creative background and the road ahead.

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May 23, 2014

23rd May 2014: This week’s new sample library releases…

Big Fish Audio Percussion Sessions Expertly programmed Drum and Percussion Loops, Hits and One-Shots of Analog, Electro and Old Skool Drum Machines, Synths and Modular Boxes with the sound that has become the bedrock of today’s Pop, Hip Hop, Electronica, Rock and Contemporary Music. RRP: £42.95 / €51.95 Formats: Apple Loops, Rex, Wav, RMX, Acid. Also available formatted for Kontakt Samplephonics Javier Barrios Latin String Loops Nylon Guitar Loops, Ukelele,…

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