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Production Tips: Rolling Techno

Production Tips: Rolling Techno

From the creators of “Rolling Techno” – here are 5 production tips guaranteed to elevate your tracks. Drench your drums in reverb If you want to recreate…

Production Tips: Sound Design Techniques

Separating the sound design process from writing and producing can help to focus each task. When trying to finish your latest arrangement you don’t want…

Beating Creative Block

Beating Creative Block

In our latest entry for The Journal, we look at three different ways to overcome creative block. We explore how remixing old projects can lead to…

Raw Minimal – Found Sound & Production Tips

Raw Minimal – Found Sound & Production Tips

In this week’s Journal entry, we sat down with the prolific producer behind Raw Minimal and discussed all things related to his production and unique…

Indietronica Tips

Indietronica Tips

Drum Machines Iced with Organic Percussion Layering organic percussion over a drum machine can enhance your drum track significantly. Many producers have access to similar 808…

Future Electronica Production Tips

Future Electronica Production Tips

Chord Generator VST Particularly in Future Bass, getting unique sounding chords can make your tracks really stand out. One way to do this is by using…

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…

Adding Depth to Your Mixes

Adding Depth to Your Mixes

Making full use of the stereo field can make the difference when mixing your tracks down, and provide that spacious feel you’re after with your…

Producer Talk

Producer Talk

In our latest Journal Entry, we sat down with the producer behind several Sample Magic classics, including Organic House, French House, and many more. We talked…

Retro Guitars – Production Tips

Retro Guitars – Production Tips

1. Keep it Mono Back in the day, having more than four tracks was a luxury. Things like doubling the same part or recording one take…

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.

Synthwave Production Tips

Synthwave Production Tips

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

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…