Get a free library of sounds for Ableton & more inspired by Kraftwerk

These sounds come from the inspiration of Kraftwerk to offer music-makers some fresh content in tribute to the work of Florian Schneider. Florian Schneider’s recent death was a blow to many electronic music lovers who…

Top 10 tools for music producers – the ultimate bedroom set up

Heading to the studio every time you want to put down a fresh beat can get costly. Luckily there’s plenty of consumer grade equipment that will produce a comparable sound for a whole lot less….

Mix it up with 275 free retro drum machine samples

SampleRadar are back with an awesome bundle filled with great sounding samples that will spice up your mix and it’s totally free to download. There’s a great new pack out on MusicRadar’s awesome sample site…

Roland’s new electronic drum pads could change the way you drum

Roland are taking digital drums to the next level with their new SPD::ONE pads putting realistic drums at your fingertips. Roland’s new SPD::ONE series is a range of digital percussion pads that gives drummers authentic…

Sound Oracle launch awesome new percussion pack from their Grammy-winning collection

Oracle Percussion Loops is the newest sound library from Sound Oracle, whose sounds have featured in tracks by Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown and more. Oracle Percussion Loops is a pack full of great…

Ableton’s new beatmaking kit ‘Beat Tools’ offers you amazing new sounds

With more than 120 Drum and Instrument Racks, over 180 loops for slicing, tweakable effects chains and more, Beat Tools has all the sounds you need for hands-on beatmaking – especially with Push. Developed by…

Samples from Mars giving away free DX drum samples free for today

Get the sound of the classic DX drum machine with over 800 high quality samples based on Oberheim’s renowned 80’s drum machine. The DX was a drum machine produced in 1983, which, along with its…

SL Drums 2 a full, free drum machine plugin from Beatmaker

Beatmaker in collaboration with Coldman Beats have released SL Drums 2, a completely free drum machine that works like a dream. SL Drums 2 is a virtual drum machine absolutely packed full of sounds and…

The 6 most influential Drum Machines ever made

Drum machines have had a massive influence in contemporary music with drum synthesis appearing on more tracks than you’d ever realise. With it’s prevalence today, I want to take you back to the classics that made…