Sampling culture: How has it evolved and how much of modern music uses samples?

Sampling has developed as an art-form in itself and laces genres and artists through evolving patchworks of music; but when the paintbrush is sodden in legal and ethical questions how does it prevail and where…

Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…

Scratch some records with the world’s first DJ pizza box from Pizza Hut

Ever wanted to mix some tracks on decks built into a pizza box? No? Well tell that to Pizza Hut. Pizza Hut UK have partnered up with Novalia, experts in printed electronics, to create the…

Free ‘Moody Sampler’ cloud-based sampler plugin from Soundslates

Moody Sampler gives you access to hundreds of patches and a fully kitted out, in-depth sampler plugin completely free. Moody Sampler is connected up to a cloud-based sound library for access to over 1000 sampled…