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…

The 100 most sampled tracks in music history

Sampling music is an art-form in it’s own right and it’s everywhere nowadays. This Spotify playlist features all of the most used songs in sampling history. Samples are used everywhere in music today: in Hip-Hop, dance…

How to legally use music samples in your tracks

Sampling has become a massive part of music but the legalities of when and where you can use samples can be confusing so here’s a guide to make sure your music is all good. Sampling…

How a site selling samples made a No.1 hit and $35m in funding

Splice has grown from a site offering samples to creating a number 1 hit with Demi Lovato and a massive round of funding. Splice creator Steve Martocci started his entrepreneurship with a text messaging service,…

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…

Become an Ableton master with thousands of lessons from Mr. Bill

Mr. Bill, producer extraordinaire, is here to show you how to create amazing songs on Ableton with just your mouse, keyboard and Ableton Live. You may know Mr. Bill from his extensive discography covering a…

Free sample pack with Beyonce, Tove Lo, Nick Jonas and more, remix samples and sounds

Hyperbits have just launched Hyperbits sample pack Vol. 2 full of high quality samples to use in your mixes. After the giant success of his first Hyperbits Sample Pack, Hyperbits is back with hundreds more…

ROLI launch 9 new soundpacks with Steve Aoki and RZA from Wu-Tang Clan

Developers of some of the most intriguing music tech in recent years, ROLI have come out with 9 new soundpacks full of quality samples and one-shots including from Steve Aoki and RZA. ROLI’s new packs…

Get 350 free crazy, glitchy sounds to use in your mixes with this sample pack

It’s like Christmas come early! Digital Malfunctions is a massive free pack of glitched out samples and noisy rhythmic loops that are sure to make you approach your mix in a new way. 99 Sounds…

This awesome bundle of Cassette Drums plugins is 100% free

Bedroom Producers Blog are offering a bundle of free VST/AU drum plugins based on their great Cassette drum samples. Cassette Drums is a bundle of plugins filled with brilliant drum sounds all based on unprocessed recording samples…