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Discover the unfiltered collection of every available Samplesound article. Search amongst this selection to find all music reviews, collaboration announcements, and artist interviews ever published on our music production blog.
Top 5 Free Plug-Ins That Will Take Your Sound to the Next Level
Great VST plug-ins are important elements in music production, allowing us to constantly expand our horizons and create beyond our own limitations. Experimenting is essential for all musicians, and now, it doesn’t always have to come at a cost.
We have compiled a list of our 5 best free plugins - premium-quality programs that make it easy for you to add new dimensions to your sound and take it one - or two - steps further.
Samplesound Announces New Partnership With Home of Sound in 2021
Samplesound is excited to introduce their newest partnership with Home of Sound, a platform where music industry professionals can connect, learn, and share their ideas.
As a new, global space for music professionals, enthusiasts, and students alike, Home of Sound aims to be a reference in the music education community...
Samplesound announces the partnership with Bianchi
Bianchi is a guide and your reference point, the people you need to get the right tips, support and guidance on how to structure and build your artistic path and career.
When you join us, we will allow you to develop any creative musical ideas you have, in Italy and internationally, adapting and catering for everything you need, making the whole experience...
Samplesound Announces Exciting New 2021 Partnership with the ICMP
At Samplesound, we are excited to announce our new partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance - the London-based organisation working to train the next generation of contemporary musicians. Offering programs ranging from short classes to Bachelors and Masters degrees, ICMP specialises in a variety of different music education courses that work to...
Best Hip Hop and Trap Tracks From Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty is one of the most successful and influential shows in recent history. It isn’t surprising, considering how the show has fleshed out a unique multiverse with tons of references to pop culture, science, history, and hip hop.
In fact, this has made it easy for show runners to spin Rick and Morty into a variety of...
Top 6 Techno Sample Packs for Music Producers on Samplesound
As a music producer, coming up with your own sounds from scratch can be a real headache, especially in a genre like techno where there is hardly any room for even the slightest of errors. We here at Samplesound have come up with a list of top 6 Techno sample packs to help you through your selection crisis.
How To Make Afro House Music
In order to understand how to make Afro House music, we first need to come to grips with exactly what it is. So, what is Afro House music? Well, simply put, Afro House music is a subgenre of house music.It contains a wide range of variations from tribal house, deep house, and the beautiful sounds of soulful music.
Great Tape Emulations from Retro to Sci-Fi
For all of the convenience and flexibility of digital recording, there remains a solid contingent of die-hard fans of tape. Few of them will claim to enjoy the aspects of tape recording that make it an inherently slower process, but the sonic qualities that tape imparts are enough to justify endless rewinds
Common Mix Issues that are Actually Musical Issues
Digital music production offers a vast array of tools to tweak sounds in ways that were once imaginable. Better still, the internet is a treasure trove of resources for those who are searching for better ways to use those tools to make stronger mixes and tighter tracks.
Artist Interview: Funk cartel
Could you tell us about your background?
Hi Samplesound, we were born in London raised in Kent, our family has always had close ties to dance music and in particular all things House. Our Uncles threw acid house raves in London back in the 80s and ran a record label, being surrounded by the music growing up it was only natural for us...
Samplesound "Artist Series" is coming soon
A brand new series is out on Beatport Sounds Store. Samplesound continues to close cooperation with known and established producers in the underground world. The scope of musical genres released under this label covers various electronic music niches like Techno and Tech House as well as single-instrument sample librar...