5 scary sample packs free for Halloween

The spooky season is here! It’s time to drape your keyboards with cobwebs and mix some horror into your beats. We’ve brought together 5 unbeatable sample packs full of ghastly sounds sure to send shivers…

Sampling every song on Tyler, the Creator’s Igor in 1 beat (Video)

Can an entire album be sampled into 1 beat? Find out in this video taking elements from every song on Tyler, the Creator’s new album Igor.

Win a sampling license for the most sampled track of all time

It’s probably not a surprise that a song about Impeaching the President has come back into relevance. But its sampling credits are where it really shines. In 1973 The Honey Drippers dropped one of the…

Music copyrights and sampling: What you need to know

In the digital music age copyrights and sampling laws have become a much more prescient issue in music. Producer Abid Hussain summarises what you need to know in his great talk at Ableton’s Loop summit….

Maschine’s integration with Sounds.com brings millions of samples into your workflow

Native Instruments’ Maschine software just became an even better package for producers with loads of samples and sounds available through their new partnership. Sounds.com is one of the largest royalty-free, curated site of sounds and…

Arcade is a synthesizer, looper, sample store and more all in one

Expand your workflow in style with the massive and brilliant virtual instrument and sampler that is Arcade. Arcade calls itself a ‘playable loop synthesizer’ but what it offers is much more than that. It’s a…

The 5 best DAWs in 2019

Everyone has a favourite for different reasons. Whether you’re recording live instruments, producing tracks from scratch, mixing pieces together or editing the last bits of a track in a mixdown – these are the 5…

The first music from Mars is out of this world… literally!

Andrew Huang is back at it with another awesome video that breaks new ground for music. This time he has left the atmosphere to create a new track using real sounds from Mars. If you…

Get a free Ableton pack this Christmas

Here’s another gift to go in your stocking this Christmas and pad your digital instrument collection out with a collection of vintage synths for Ableton free to Live 10 users. Bring in the new year…

Get $1,367 of samples for under $40 this Christmas

Christmas is a time for generosity and few are being as generous as Samples From Mars who are giving away their MASSIVE library of high quality samples for over 95% off. Samples From Mars have…