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Chord Design Techniques

Take your sound design to the next level with these forward-thinking chord design techniques.

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Advanced Sound Design

Get creative with these expert tips and techniques. In part one of our three-part series, we explore reverse reverbs, meticulous automation methods, sample looping, and more.

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Analog Warmth With Plugins

The first installment in our tutorial series, “Analog Warmth with Plugins.” In this video, we’ll be looking at some techniques for injecting analog warmth into software synth patches. You will be able to follow along with any VST.

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M/S Processing Techniques

In this week's Production Tips, we take an extensive look at "Mid-Side Processing" and common practices guaranteed to uplift your mixes.

The Journal

Sound Design Techniques

Take your productions to the next level with these essential sound design techniques.

The Journal

Layered Kick Drums

Beats lacking balls? Check out our kick drum layering walkthrough.

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50% Off Dusty House

Get half price off this 1GB collection of loops, MIDI and kits inspired by vinyl sampling and crate-dug cuts!

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Acid Techno 2

Riemann Kollektion returns with a second edition of the highly successful Acid Techno package. This release is handcrafted and boasts all analogue functional hook lines, basslines and beat loops. Riemann Kollektion provides you with more than 15 years experience in Techno production and sounds made for maximum impact on large horn sound systems like Funktion One or VOID.

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Colours

This massive 7.3 GB collection (3 GB of 24-bit WAV files) of Indie, Cinematic, and Ambient Pop Styles is a showcase of artists and groups like One Republic, Ellie Goulding, Capital Cities, Imagine Dragons, Coldplay, Florence and the Machine, Fun, Goyte, Clavin Harris, Beck, and so many more! Colours contains an enormous collection of Song Kits and Instrument Kits that give you the freedom to simply use one layer of the instrument by itself or increase its depth, complexity, and beauty by adding additional complimentary instrument parts. Colours includes Male Vocalists (Dry and Wet), Acoustic Guitars, Nylon Guitars, Electric Guitars (Clean, Distorted and FX), Acoustic and Electric Drums, Melodic and Non-Melodic Percussion, Synth Bass, Pianos, Keys, Synths, Pads, Soundscapes, and several additional instruments that provide you with today's Indie Cinematic sound. By giving you the ability to add the amount of depth and texture needed, along with multiple variations and rhythmic figures, Colours gives you total creative freedom and allows you to tweak to your heart's content! Colours contains Drum and Percussion Elements which give you the freedom to create amazing drum and percussion grooves quickly and easily. Drum and Percussion Elements contains individual drum kit and percussion pieces (kick, snare, hi-hat, toms, cymbals, shaker, tambourine, sticks and many more) that you can use individually or mix n match to create an unlimited variety of drum and percussion grooves and rhythmic textures. There's also an enormous selection of Drum and Percussion Hits which have all been recorded with multiple velocities, insuring dynamic performances every time! Colours also includes Multi-Sampled Instruments including Mallets, Synths, and Pads for you to mix n match, remix, and adjust any way you like. Let Colours spark your creative flames and inject your projects with the emotion of today's hottest Indie, Cinematic, and Ambient Pop music!

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Vocal Powered One Shots

We are proud to present our latest release: Vocal Powered One Shots.This pack contains 300 elements (Kicks, Hi-Hats, Snares, impacts and loops) that will help you to create a solid groove in your productions.All 100% Royalty Free.

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Chilled Vocal Sessions

Add modern, smooth, soulful male vocals to your productions with Chilled Vocal Sessions. Including 629MB of rich royalty-free vocals from a renowned singer, this collection boasts over 250 linkable phrases to mix and match with which will provide ease when creating vocal hooks. Over 340 ad libs are separated into ooh’s, ahh’s and everything in between to really outline your production. Fusing influences of ambience, pop, soul, hip-hop and R&B, this detailed collection of vocal tracks will bring your tracks to life. These have been recorded using the top end microphones, combined with an analogue outboard to ensure the richest and warmest vocal sonics that will slot into any mix with ease. In total, there are 4 different BPM’s and 3 different key signatures to use at your dispense. Each containing phrases & ad libs, both dry and wet. Expertly crafted at 175BPM 115BPM, 140BPM and 80BPM, these vocals are primed for use in almost any electronic music genre, from DNB through to Hip hop, pop and beyond.Please note: This pack contains vocal samples only. No Music is included.

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Dub Techno Underground

In the early 1990s, producers Moritz Von Oswald and Mark Ernestus formed Basic Channel, a duo credited for defining dub techno.Another label, Rhythm & Sound, was started by Oswald and Ernestus and focused strictly on dub techno, unlike Chain Reaction.This is just a small hint of the prestige of this musical genre. In addition to making the presence of minimalism commonplace in the techno scene, they also incorporated delay effects that were recurrent in dub music.This characteristic sound of the Berlin underground movement became a reference icon of the vanguard sound for clubs.The best tracks in the dub techno style do what little it does amazingly, in that "every element in the mix is given breathing space and, accordingly, takes on a sense of the organic.Audio Strasse is back with this magnificent release that expresses a full Concept of the dub techno sound.This pack describes in detail the characteristics of the individual sound that makes this genre unique.

Bundles

Breaks Bundle

Save 15% on our Breaks bundles, exclusively available here on the SM website.

Discover all the music production tools you need to create powerful Breakbeat tracks. Instantly audition and download royalty-free sample packs, patches and presets in all break sub-genres, including classic, nu-school and vintage.

Our huge catalogue provides you with the biggest choice of sample libraries, loops, MIDI, and patches, mixed and mastered to the highest quality and ready for instant use in your music.

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Drum Breaks bundles


Retro Analogue Bundle

Spanning house, techno, rave and beyond, we've taken our greatest analogue sounds to give you all the tools you'll need to add that analogue sound to your productions in one bargain bundle.

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Vintage Breaks Bundle

From authentic old school breakbeats to classic disco beats, via breakneck D&B drills and live fills, get all five editions of our best-selling drum breaks series for a massive 50% off.

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Vintage Inspiration Bundle

Make your tracks ooze with old school flavours with this nostalgic look back to the 70s, 80s and 90s featuring everything from funk slap bass through to classic speeches and sermons, via authentic live breakbeats.

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