We talk with Quantum Break composer Petri Alanko
Friday, May 6, 2016
When we arranged to interview Petri Alanko for the Time+Space website we never imagined the wonderfully thorough and interesting responses we would receive to our questions. The composer behind the soundtrack for Remedy Entertainment´s hugely popular video game... more
Producer and Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago on working with Spitfire Audio
Thursday, March 17, 2016
With the recent release of Spitfire Audio ´s eagerly awaited Joey Santiago Kontakt library, we couldn´t pass up the chance to talk to the man himself. The guitarist and composer has been on the music scene since 1986, and is probably best known as... more
We speak to Gary Garritan as Personal Orchestra 5 is released
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
At January´s NAMM show, Garritan and Make Music announced the imminent release of Personal Orchestra 5 . Now available to buy, we thought it would be a great chance to catch up with the man himself - Gary Garritan!
We spoke to... more
We talk to Black Veil Brides's Jake Pitts
Thursday, November 26, 2015
You probably know him as guitarist for Black Veil Brides but Jake Pitts is a multi award winning guitarist, songwriter, producer and engineer in his own right, his work as head engineer and producer on BVB´s latest offering earnt them a top 10 album in the US and... more
We talk to BAFTA nominated composer David Housden
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
We recently met David Housden at this year´s Game Music Connect event in London, where, in the previous year he had appeared as a guest speaker himself. A young composer for whom the term ´upcoming´ is long redundant thanks to a BAFTA nomination and a... more
We talk to hugely successful production trio, TMS
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Tom Barnes, Ben Kohn & Peter Kelleher, also known as TMS, are a massively successful production trio from West London. They have worked alongside the undeniable talents of Emeli Sandé, Jess Glynne, Ed Sheeran, Tinchy Stryder, Olly Murs and many many more so... more
Rob Papen on his synthesis journey and what's coming up
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Rob Papen has been a friend of Time+Space for over thirteen years since he first got in touch with us in 2002 just as he was preparing to release his first virtual synth – Albino. Since then, Rob, who is based in Echt in the Netherlands, has released a string of... more
Spitfire Audio's unique journey into the world of sampling and working with Hans Zimmer
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
This July we were excited to welcome Spitfire Audio into the Time+Space fold. Spitfire produce world class virtual instruments and musical samples and was established by a crack team of composers and engineers who set out to promote British music-making worldwide. It... more
Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios clean up with iZotope's RX
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Based in Wiltshire, England, Real World Studios was conceived by renowned singer/songwriter Peter Gabriel and developed on the site of a 200-year-old water mill. Nestled in beautiful countryside, the studios not only offer state of the art equipment for recording... more
Mark Morgan talks Synthogy, Spectrasonics and surfing
Thursday, September 4, 2014
California native Mark Morgan has had a vast career as a composer and musician – from touring with arena rock legends Starship to scoring for best selling video games and hit TV shows such as One Tree Hill, you have undoubtedly heard Mark’s music. We heard... more
Andy Barlow on working with David Gray and using Spectrasonics and iZotope plugins on new Lamb album
Thursday, August 28, 2014
After chatting with Andy back in 2010 we couldn’t resist getting back in touch to catch up and hear about how using iZotope and Spectrasonics has contributed to his latest projects.
Hi Andy, it´s safe to say you´ve had a pretty epic year in... more
T+S join Chris Egan and Audio Network at Abbey Road Studios
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
One of the great things about working at Time+Space are the many composers who are not only regular customers of ours but also people that we can talk to about the products they’re using, the projects they’re working on and the types of instruments and tools... more
Howard Jones and producer Robbie Bronnimann share their love for Ivory II pianos
Friday, October 25, 2013
Howard Jones needs little introduction having been one of the defining figures of 80s synthpop with a string of hits that included What is Love , New Song and Like to Get to Know You Well . He went on to be a successful songwriter for other artists in the early... more
Nainita Desai talks plug-ins, samples vs musicians & composing for media
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Nainita Desai is one of many established composers that we are very proud to have as a longstanding customer of Time+Space. With a career that spans over twenty years, Nainita has written the scores to hundreds of award winning films as well as TV documentaries and... more
James Hannigan on composing for video games and creating Games Music Connect
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
British composer James Hannigan has been responsible for the soundtracks of many high profile video games including Harry Potter, Command and Conquer, Lord of the Rings, Warhammer and the more recent Dead Space 3 and Transformers Universe. His latest work is launched... more
Composer and Ivor Novello winner Ian Livingstone talks to Time+Space
Thursday, July 4, 2013
As one of the UK´s most productive and in-demand composers, we are proud to have Ian Livingstone as a long-term customer of Time+Space. The Ivor Novello award winner has numerous film and TV credits under his belt from Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince to... more
Freshtone talk to us about scoring with Omnisphere and what's coming up next
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Back in May 2011 we introduced the world to Freshtone , a new UK-based sample company that specialised in the sampling and production of old skool loops and sounds. Their two releases – Lost Tapes Vol 1 and Vintage Drums – ranked among our best selling... more
Sascha Dikiciyan on creating video game soundtracks and using iZotope Iris
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Sascha Dikiciyan, also known under the professional name Sonic Mayhem with collaborator Cris Velasco, is responsible for numerous high profile projects including the soundtracks for video games such as Quake II and Tomorrow Never Dies . His music ranges from huge... more
TV and film composer Chris Egan talks techniques and using Spectrasonics
Friday, July 27, 2012
Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator and Musical Director. Chris Egan is a man with many musical hats with numerous credits that span a whole spectrum of projects. His theatre work includes Crazy for You, Grease , Footloose , and End of the Rainbow , he´s worked on... more
Music Producer, Radio 1 DJ and Label Owner Friction talks inspiration and iZotope
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
UK based Friction is a man of many talents, not only is he a hugely successful DJ with a show on BBC Radio 1, but he also has a record label - Shogun Audio and is an established music producer in his own right.
Following his first commercial output in 1999,... more
Leading television composer Ty Unwin talks about hardware, software and staying ahead of the game
Thursday, February 9, 2012
UK based composer Ty Unwin has been behind the music for several high profile television shows over the last decade, including the recent ´A History of Ancient Britain´ on the BBC.
Ty´s IMDb page reads like a hall of fame for historical and... more
Hospital Records and general drum and bass legend Danny Byrd gives us the lowdown
Thursday, February 2, 2012
One of the very first signings to the now absolutely massive Hospital Records label, Danny Byrd has been making cutting edge drum and bass for over a decade.
Danny´s unique style of using vocals and elements from other genres like house and rnb are among the... more
Emmy award winning composer Trevor Morris talks to Time+Space
Sunday, November 20, 2011
When you spend the early days of your composing career working with the likes of Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, a future as a successful film composer is a certainty. That’s how Trevor Morris’ career began and today he has many a feature film soundtrack... more
Boris Salchow on composing for Resistance 3
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Earlier this month, Playstation fans welcomed the release of Resistance 3 – a heroic yet savage first-person shooter video game that takes a dark swerve into post-apocalyptic horror. Boris Salchow, who wrote the score for the game, is known for his impressive... more
We talk to... Tony Colman aka London Elektricity
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Tony Colman aka London Elektricity has been involved in the DnB scene since the mid-90s and is one of the co-founders of DnB label Hospital Records which boasts an impressive stable of artists including Danny Byrd, High Contrast, Netsky and Nu:tone, to name a few.... more
Tom Salta on scoring for video games and using Spectrasonics instruments
Monday, August 22, 2011
Tom Salta´s soundtrack credits cover films, TV shows and advertising but it is his work on video game scores for which he is most recognised. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Red Steel 1 & 2, Tom Clancy´s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 1 & 2... more
Jon Dasilva on using Rob Papen synths...
Friday, June 3, 2011
" I don´t think there´s another more influential person on my Djing career really " – high praise indeed from the world renowned DJ Sasha who was taught to mix by Jon Dasilva. Jon´s story begins with his long career at Manchester´s... more
Above & Beyond on global success, production toys and Spectrasonics Omnisphere
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
With a successive ranking in the upper heights of DJ Mag’s revered Top 100 DJs list (currently residing at number 5), a steady stream of gigs around the world and a brand new artist album about to drop, it’s safe to say Above & Beyond are enjoying immense... more
Assassins Creed composer Jesper Kyd talks soundtracks and Symphobia
Friday, January 28, 2011
Probably best known for composing the music for the massively successful Hitman and Assassin´s Creed series of video games, Jesper Kyd is a prolific Danish born musician and composer. His dark and moody soundtracks combine electronic, ambient and symphonic... more
Magnus Birgersson AKA Solar Fields talks creativity, computer games and Omnisphere
Monday, January 17, 2011
Swedish based electronic music producer Magnus Birgersson is best known for his work under the moniker ´Solar Fields´. He has released a total of 9 solo albums which all combine different elements to create evolving, dreamlike music that many describe as... more
DnB pioneer Blame talks Spectrasonics and Synthogy
Friday, October 8, 2010
UK based producer Blame, AKA Conrad Shafie has been at the cutting edge of dance music for almost 20 years. It all started back in 1991 with the release of ´Music Takes You´ on Moving Shadow Records, which is regarded today as a key track in the early... more
We reel in the Big Fish Audio guys for a chat...
Thursday, September 2, 2010
California-based Big Fish Audio are one of the most reputable and long standing sample library development companies in the world today having been established since 1986. Their sample collections span all manner of musical styles meeting the needs of producers and... more
Exclusive! Chase & Status on using Spectrasonics in the studio
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Unless you´re not a radio listener, tv viewer and a newspaper reader, it would have been a mean feat not to have heard mention of Chase & Status in recent months, particularly here in the UK.
For the past few months, the producer/song writing duo from... more
Exclusive! Beatstation according to Brad Bowden...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
This week we are excited to begin shipping the eagerly anticipated ´ Beatstation ´ from Toontrack Music. Beatstation is the complete workstation for recording, creating and editing instruments and is Toontrack´s first foray into tonal sampling. To find... more
A few minutes with A Guy Called Gerald..
Monday, June 7, 2010
Since the 80’s, Manchester UK native, A GUY CALLED GERALD, born Gerald Simpson, has proven to be among the most innovative modern music figures. His influence is international and has spawned new genres of music culture. From his early experimentation with... more
The Apprentice composer Dru Masters reveals his tools of the trade
Monday, January 4, 2010
Dru Masters is the composer behind some of the UK´s most successful TV shows, including Jamie´s American Road Trip and BAFTA and RTS winning The Apprentice and The Restaurant . His scores can be heard on numerous documentaries, drama, films and comedies... more
Sound designer Oliver Schmitt reveals his sampling secrets!
Thursday, November 26, 2009
" Oliver clearly understands exactly what kinds of sounds make up a complete dance track and has covered every single base with staggering variety. " - Music Tech
" Oliver Schmitt delivers a great sample cd: "Club Revolution Vol.1" ! Not... more
Exclusive! Jordan Rudess answers your questions!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Back in October, we invited you to send in your questions for world renowned keyboardist and Ivory pianos fan Jordan Rudess. We were overwhelmed by the number of questions that flooded in which made it very difficult to shortlist the ten finalists! After much... more
Sander van Doorn discusses the T+S products behind his tracks!
Friday, September 18, 2009
Dutch Techno/Trance DJ and Producer Sander van Doorn (born Sander Ketelaars) has had a storming 12 months with a position just short of the Top 10 in the annual Top 100 DJs list, a massive world tour, not to mention the fact that he hit the big ´three-0´ in... more
Exclusive interview: Rob Tissera raves about Rob Papen!
Friday, September 4, 2009
Rob Tissera is one of dance music’s most top selling producers and prolific stars, famed for his hi-energy hard trance and hard house sets, he’s also rocked audiences playing dirty funk, uplifting house or big room trance.
However, it wasn’t all... more
Way Out West's Nick Warren talks exclusively to Time+Space!
Friday, July 10, 2009
For the latest of our exclusive online features, Time+Space Sales Executive Iain McKenzie caught up with Nick Warren – pioneering DJ, Producer and one half of Progressive House and Trance duo, Way Out West. Here, Nick talks to us about his career, the software and... more