Boost Production Tips

In our latest journal entry, we take an in-depth look at our latest plugin, Boost, and provide you some tips on how to take your…

Production Tips – M/S Processing

Mid- Side Processing Techniques Splitting sound into Mid and Side (M/S) channels is a very effective method for processing the image and width of your…

The Making of Rolling Techno

The Making of Rolling Techno

In our latest “The Making of…” we caught up with the two producers behind Rolling Techno – a collection of Classic 90s techno with a modern twist…

Production Tips: Rolling Techno

Production Tips: Rolling Techno

From the creators of “Rolling Techno” – here are 5 production tips guaranteed to elevate your tracks. Drench your drums in reverb If you want to recreate…

The Making of Bass House 2

The Making of Bass House 2

In our latest entry for our series “The Making of…” we caught up with the producer behind SM White: Label Bass House 2. Tell us a…

Production Tips: Sound Design Techniques

Separating the sound design process from writing and producing can help to focus each task. When trying to finish your latest arrangement you don’t want…

Beating Creative Block

Beating Creative Block

In our latest entry for The Journal, we look at three different ways to overcome creative block. We explore how remixing old projects can lead to…

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

When Ableton Live dropped back in 2001, it changed the way many producers thought about creating electronic music with computers. Instead of trying to imitate the…

Raw Minimal – Found Sound & Production Tips

Raw Minimal – Found Sound & Production Tips

In this week’s Journal entry, we sat down with the prolific producer behind Raw Minimal and discussed all things related to his production and unique…

The Making of Poolside Electronica

The Making of Poolside Electronica

In our latest edition of The Journal, we picked the brains behind the two producers who meticulously crafted the party-vibed release, “Poolside Electronica.” We discussed…

Indietronica Tips

Indietronica Tips

Drum Machines Iced with Organic Percussion Layering organic percussion over a drum machine can enhance your drum track significantly. Many producers have access to similar 808…

The Making of Downtempo

The Making of Downtempo

In our latest entry for The Journal we caught up with the producers behind Sm111: Downtempo and discussed the inner makings of this chill and blissful…

Staff Picks 2016

Staff Picks 2016

As another year draws to a close, the staff here at Sample Magic take time to reflect on their favourite releases of the year. With the…

Future Electronica Production Tips

Future Electronica Production Tips

Chord Generator VST Particularly in Future Bass, getting unique sounding chords can make your tracks really stand out. One way to do this is by using…

The Making of Future Electronica 2

The Making of Future Electronica 2

In this week’s edition of The Journal, we sat down with Lewis – the producer behind Future Electronica 2 and talked about his fondness for Xfer…

12 Days of Christmas Sale!

12 Days of Christmas Sale!

The holidays are a time of giving and at Sample Magic it’s no different – for the next 12 days we’re giving you the chance…

Producer Talk

Producer Talk

In our latest Producer Talk, we sat down with Simon who’s produced a number of popular Sample Magic releases. In this interview Simon speaks of…

Vaporwave

Vaporwave

Pitch Shifting Vaporwave employs heavy use of different unconventional sources – both digital and analog. Always use a broad variety of techniques and sources to pitch your…

Adding Depth to Your Mixes

Adding Depth to Your Mixes

Making full use of the stereo field can make the difference when mixing your tracks down, and provide that spacious feel you’re after with your…

Producer Talk

Producer Talk

In our latest Journal Entry, we sat down with the producer behind several Sample Magic classics, including Organic House, French House, and many more. We talked…