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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…

Producer Talk

Producer Talk

In our latest Producer Talk, we sat down with Simon who’s produced a number of popular Sample Magic releases. In this interview Simon speaks of…

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.

Summer School Round-Up

Summer School Round-Up

Last week saw us host our five-day electronic music production course, Summer School, at London School of Sound in Clapham. The final course in a…

Low End Theory Production Tips

Low End Theory Production Tips

Feeling the groove to manipulating source material are covered in these bite-size hints and tips to creating a collage of west-coast hip hop, electronica and trap.

New Wave Production Tips

New Wave Production Tips

1. Reverb A lot of new wave productions in the eighties made use of gated reverb. Not only is it great for mixing purposes – providing depth…

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…

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…

Future House Production Tips

Future House Production Tips

A concise production guide to the hottest sound of 2015: Future House.

2014 in Review

2014 in Review

It has been another big – and busy – year for Sample Magic.  Our goal for 2014 was summed up in one word: more.  More products, more formats…

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…

New courses announced for 2015!

New courses announced for 2015!

After another successful summer of run of courses at Alchemea College, we’re proud to announce a fresh set of dates for 2015. In addition to…

Using Maschine Magic: Found Sound

Using Maschine Magic: Found Sound

Having just released our Maschine Magic pack we've put together a video to demonstrate how this array of unique found sounds (from electrical pulses, to footsteps,…

French House Production Tips

French House Production Tips

Merging elements of house, disco, electro and indie-dance, the host of tips below should set you on your way to recreating everything that’s great about French…

Deep House Production Tips

Deep House Production Tips

From injecting your mix with grit and warmth to getting deep and dubby with delays and filters, we showcase six top production tips from the makers…

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,…