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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.

Me and My… Roland SH-101

Me and My… Roland SH-101

RIchard James is the latest SM producer to tell us about his favourite piece of music-making kit.

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…

TECHNO, TECHNO AND MORE TECHNO

TECHNO, TECHNO AND MORE TECHNO

We’ve been on a big techno tip at Sample Magic HQ recently with the release of Detroit Tech on SM White Label and Techno Tops…

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: Ultimate FX 2

Out now: Ultimate FX 2

At Sample Magic we’re of the belief that you can never have too many FX at your disposal, whether it be tension-teasing risers and…

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…

Ultimate FX – Out now!

Ultimate FX – Out now!

We’ve had loads and loads of requests for this one, and we think it’s pretty special… SM18 Ultimate FX is a painstakingly grafted volume…