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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…

The Making of Raw Grime

The Making of Raw Grime

This week we caught up with the producer behind “Raw Grime,” a 1+GB collection showcasing the influential UK genre featuring brazen 808s, speaker-shaking subs…

Tutorial: Ableton Live – Glitch & Pitch Future Vocals

Tutorial: Ableton Live – Glitch & Pitch Future Vocals

In this Ableton Live tutorial, we look at the process behind creating glitch & pitch future vocals.

Future R&B Production Tips

Future R&B Production Tips

Discover our top production tips for Future R&B tracks from the producer behind the Sample Magic pack of the same name. Killer bass, heavily-swung beats and…

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…

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…

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,…

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…