Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

For the 3rd and final edition of this series we’ll take a look at creating some sequenced percussive techno licks using Wavetable.   In order…

The Making of Half Step Bass

The Making of Half Step Bass

This week we sat down with the talented producers behind the left-leaning, Half Step Bass. 1. Tell us a little bit about Half Step Bass…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

This week on the Journal we’ll create a playful synth lead with Ableton’s Wavetable, demonstrating the synths ability to create much more than metallic…

The Making of Soulful Trap

The Making of Soulful Trap

In this week’s edition of the journal, we sat down with the producer behind our Soulful Trap release, discussing how he prepared for this release…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT.1

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT.1

Live’s recent upgrade to version 10 has caused much of a stir, featuring a variety of new devices, enhancements and improvements. Something of particular note…

Artist Interview: Marcus Santoro

Artist Interview: Marcus Santoro

We continue our Artist Interview series with Australian DJ & Producer Marcus Santoro, who’s been making a name for himself in the Progressive House scene…

Artist Interview: Cristoph

Artist Interview: Cristoph

This week on the Journal, we sat down with British DJ & Producer Cristoph. We talked about his introduction to electronic music, what makes a good…

The Making Of Post-Rock

The Making Of Post-Rock

In this week’s edition of the journal, we sat down with the producer behind our Post Rock release, discussing their production process, favourite pieces of…

Artist Interview: Ryan Vail

Artist Interview: Ryan Vail

This week on the Journal, we sat down with Irish artist Ryan Vail to talk about his new album, creating a home studio, and his favourite…

The Making of Vaportrap

The Making of Vaportrap

This week on The Journal, we caught up with Comakid, the producer behind the highly eclectic Vaportrap. Tell us a little bit about Vaportrap, and how…

Electronic Music Theory Tips

Electronic Music Theory Tips

Although many electronic genres arguably don’t rely on complex progressions or a deep understanding of music theory, and there’s many a great producer out…

The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

In this week’s edition of the journal, we sat down with the producer behind our Ambient Textural Toolkit release, discussing their production process, favourite pieces…

Artist Interview: CLMD

Artist Interview: CLMD

This week on the Journal we caught up with Norwegian artist, Martin Danielle better known as CLMD. We had an indepth discussion about 2017, his debut…

Artist Interview: Disco Fries

Artist Interview: Disco Fries

This week on the Journal we caught up with New York duo, Nick Ditri and Danny Boselovic a.k.a The Disco Fries. Fresh of the…

Artist Interview: Mr Kristopher

This week on the Journal we sat down with the up and coming LA based producer Mr Kristopher. We talked about his recently released EP, Influences…

Found Sound Tips & Tricks 3

Found Sound Tips & Tricks 3

Equipment Capturing great field recordings is not only about location and environment but equally important is having good quality tools for the job. If it’s…

Artist Interview: Steve Brian

Artist Interview: Steve Brian

This week on the Journal we sat down with esteemed DJ & producer, Steve Brian. Known for his releases on Enhanced Music & Euphonic Records, we…

Artist Interview: Matt Fax

Artist Interview: Matt Fax

This week on the Journal we sat down with 21 year old French electronic music DJ and producer, Matt Fax. Known for his endevaours in the…

Staff Picks 2017

Staff Picks 2017

As another year draws to a close, the staff here at Sample Magic are eager to reflect on their favourite releases of the 2017. With the…

Artist Interview: Fedde Le Grand

Artist Interview: Fedde Le Grand

We caught up with Fedde Le Grand for an end of year chat, discussing his latest releases, what’s incoming and his favourite piece of studio…