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Production and programming tips for better drum beats

Production and programming tips for better drum beats

From smart layering to compression, EQ to clipping, our team of sound designers share their tips for making better beats.

Tips for better dance mixes

Tips for better dance mixes

Every year we ask our sound design talent to outline their top production techniques. Here we present their tips on everything from EQ to compression, layering…

Me and My… Korg MS-10

Me and My… Korg MS-10

Me and My… is a new series for The Journal where we quiz our producers about their favourite piece of kit and how they get the…

Sample Magic presents London Electronic Music Event 2014

Sample Magic presents London Electronic Music Event 2014

We're proud to announce the return of LEME, our annual electronic music conference, which takes place on 12th and 13th April in the heart of east…

Five tips for a better mix

Five tips for a better mix

Regular referencing, solid arrangement and giving each part its own space in the mix are among SM co-founder Sharooz's five tips to create punchier, more focused…

EXCLUSIVE CHRISTMAS BUNDLES AND SHIPPING DATES

EXCLUSIVE CHRISTMAS BUNDLES AND SHIPPING DATES

Back by popular demand, you can now buy exclusive book and DVD bundles in time for Christmas. Throughout December you can bag bargain bundles packed with…

Ten tips for a better mix with Paul White

Ten tips for a better mix with Paul White

Paul White, editor in chief of Sound On Sound magazine and author of the best-selling Producer's Manual, outlines his ten top tips for generating a clearer,…

Jackin’ house, electro & fidget production tips

Jackin’ house, electro & fidget production tips

Sleazy fidget sounds are all about wonky beats, stacked claps, pushed swing and wobbly, rasping basslines. Hedflux serves up a selection of his turn-to tips

A new look for SM101

A new look for SM101

SM101 releases are a bit like buses: there aren’t any for ages then three come along at once!  The last two weeks has seen the…

Make your own super-size FX

Make your own super-size FX

The SM sound design team serve up 10 tips for making bigger bombs, swoops, drops and dives

OUT NOW! TRAP

OUT NOW! TRAP

Damn son! What’s this? 400+MB of killer trap tools bristling with ghetto-step funk and dirty south crunk, courtesy of SM White Label. Unless…

NEW SM101 AND CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

NEW SM101 AND CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

This week sees a double-header release from SM101 in the form of Massive Moombahton & Trap Patches alongside Mainroom Beats. Our latest Massive patches collection…

Out now! Moombahton

Out now! Moombahton

Moombahton gets the White Label treatment in this 470+MB serving of heavy tribal beats, sliding synths and wonky bass direct from the underground. Constantly scouring…

Out now: Progressive House 2

Out now: Progressive House 2

We’ve been inundated with requests for a follow-up to our original Progressive House collection practically since the day it was released.  Finally, months of…

Start of Summer Sale – Save 20% until monday

Start of Summer Sale – Save 20% until monday

After a long, cold and wet winter that felt never-ending it finally seems as though summer is here just in the nick of time.  And…

Review Round-Up

Review Round-Up

It’s been a while since we herded up the print and online reviews of Sample Magic products so here’s a quick rundown of what…

Sample Magic: A Retrospective

Sample Magic: A Retrospective

The release of Tech-House 2 last week heralded a milestone for Sample Magic, taking us to 50 sample-based releases across our three labels, Sample…