Get a free library of dubstep sounds from FL Studio

FL Studio are giving away entire libraries of “epic sounds” on their all new FLEX synthesizer plugin. Get MONSTERS Dubstep Basses and fatten your beats up on FL Studio with some gnarly new bass synth…

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…

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…

GarageBand gets free lessons from artists + loads of cool new stuff

Garageband is a wicked way to make music on the go and it’s getting even better with their new chock-filled update. Apple are updating their music sketchbook-cum-DAW-cum-fun app with a load of wicked new features…

Get 16,000 of the BBC’s sound effect samples for free

As you can imagine the BBC have a massive collection of sound effects for use in all of their shows, now they’re free for you to download and do anything you like with. The BBC…

8 of the best and most popular Hip-Hop sample packs

Hip-Hop and R&B is now the most popular genre in the world, here are some of the greatest sounds that are making the hits of this generation. Last year Hip-Hop/R&B overtook rock as the most…

This grid-based multi-effects/sound/filter/things pedal can do anything

Create new instruments, sounds, effects, and so much more with Zoia, this fascinating stompbox with a compact grid pad. Zoia is an incredibly versatile and powerful pedal-board from Empress that changes the definition of what’s…

NI’s new service lets you subscribe for samples, loops, and sound packs

Starting out with music production can be hard, especially when all the sounds you need are exorbitantly priced. Well not any more. Native Instruments have released a new service for producers, DJs and musicians offering…

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 BeyoncĂ©, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown and more. Oracle Percussion Loops is a pack full of great…