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The Making of Raw Techno

The Making of Raw Techno

This week we sat down with the talented producer behind the brooding and dark, Raw Techno. Tell us a little bit about Raw Techno and how…

“Pumping Techno Drums” Production Tips

This week we followed up with the producer behind, “Pumping Techno Drums,” a collection of “pounding bass rhythms, warehouse bangers and slamming one-shots all in…

The Making of Underground Modular Techno

The Making of Underground Modular Techno

In this week’s edition of The Journal, we interviewed the producer behind Underground Modular Techno, a booming, boundary breaking collection of modern techno. We discussed…

The Making of Deeper Tech-House

In this week’s Journal Entry, we caught up with the producer behind “Deeper Tech-House,” a deep and driving powerful tech-house collection highlighting the…

The Making of Raw-Tech House Patches

The Making of Raw-Tech House Patches

In our latest entry for The Journal, we caught up with the producer behind Raw Tech-House Patches and discussed his sound design process, his early…

Melodic Deep House Production Tips

Melodic Deep House Production Tips

On the back of the release of our best-selling Melodic Deep House collection, we quiz the producer on their top tips for producing melodic tracks to…

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…

London Electronic Music Event: one-week countdown

London Electronic Music Event: one-week countdown

There are still a handful of tickets to the hottest production ticket in town.

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…

2013: IN REVIEW

2013: IN REVIEW

There are only two weeks that we ever rest at Sample Magic each year. That’s the two weeks over Christmas and New Year. (And even…

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…

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…

Discounts, courses and new releases

Discounts, courses and new releases

With the Ibiza summer well under way and festival season clicking into gear across Europe, you might have thought the SM team would be taking some…

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN

It’s been another busy period here at SM HQ.  The second half of April has seen a jam-packed release schedule with new products on…

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

INTRODUCING SM STUDIO

INTRODUCING SM STUDIO

Stunning musicianship and exquisite recordings have always been at the heart of Sample Magic products.  Whether it be the specially recorded keys and brass in Funky…

Staff Picks of 2012

Staff Picks of 2012

It’s been the biggest (and busiest) year ever here at Sample Magic, with more products released in the last 12 months than ever before. As…