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Low End Mixing Techniques

Low End Mixing Techniques

Sub Bass Enhancements Although it needs to be stressed that getting your low frequency sounds right at source is vital, what happens when you’re working…

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

When Ableton Live dropped back in 2001, it changed the way many producers thought about creating electronic music with computers. Instead of trying to imitate the…

The Making of Poolside Electronica

The Making of Poolside Electronica

In our latest edition of The Journal, we picked the brains behind the two producers who meticulously crafted the party-vibed release, “Poolside Electronica.” We discussed…

The Making of Future Electronica 2

The Making of Future Electronica 2

In this week’s edition of The Journal, we sat down with Lewis – the producer behind Future Electronica 2 and talked about his fondness for Xfer…

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.

Synthwave Production Tips

Synthwave Production Tips

A short yet detailed look into some great hints and tips for producing Synthwave.

Ableton Instrument Racks is out now!

Ableton Instrument Racks is out now!

Our latest Ableton pack contains five powerful sample-based instrument racks for dance music production. See them in action here...

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…

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.

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…

Using Deep & Dark Patches

Using Deep & Dark Patches

Want to make the most of Massive's macros? Keen to step up your Sylenth skills? We show you how in this latest video demonstration for Deep…

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…