MP3, WAV, and other popular audio file types explained

There are a variety of different audio file types. The most popular are WAV and MP3 file types, and these are actually two very different types of auidio file. Though both do have their pros, audio fidelity is where WAV file files reign supreme.

Sonicware SmplTrek: Make music anywhere with this portable production sampler

Sonicware has revealed the SmplTrek, a portable sampler for music production. It’s a handheld groove box that lovers of the Roland SP-404 and its recent MKII may find interesting.

An introduction to loops for music producers

Understand the basics of using loops in your producing with our beginner’s guide.

The top 5 places to get FREE music samples

Explore hundreds of thousands of samples you can do whatever you like with and it won’t cost you a thing with these 5 great sample sources. Chopping and sampling is like it’s own instrument in…

LANDR promise “almost infinite possibilities” of sounds for artist with their new tool

LANDR’s new Creator tool expands their already-huge set of resources for artists to use in their creations to near unlimited potential. LANDR have just launched the beta of their new beat maker Creator. It uses…

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…

Apple’s HUGE new update for Logic is packed with music production tools and out now

Apple have unveiled the biggest update for the music production DAW since Logic Pro X 7 years ago. Apple’s DAW is one of the top choices for music recording and production and a favourite for…

Welcome to the Library of Congress’s free Hip-Hop sampling tool

You heard that right, the Library of Congress are making a world of new hip-hop sampling available to everyone for free. This new tool allows you to explore a wealth of free-to-use sounds from orchestras…

Sound like Nils Frahm with this incredible FREE piano plugin

Add a beautiful sounding piano plugin to your repertoire at no cost with incredible samples inspired by Nils Frahm. Piano plugins that sound this good are very rarely free and you’d be a fool to…

UNDRGRND Sounds FREE sample pack is packed with sounds

Label Sampler volume 4 is the latest free sample pack offering a huge range of sounds to use. We’ve covered these guys’ awesome sample pack offerings before. What you get free in this pack is…