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The Making of Modular Electro

The Making of Modular Electro

This week we caught up with Ali Jamieson, the producer responsible for Modular Electro. He took us through his Studio Setup & Gear List, the preparation…

The Making of Soma Records Sample Pack

The Making of Soma Records Sample Pack

This week we caught up with SLV, the producer responsible for part one of Soma Records Sample Pack. He took us through his Studio Setup &amp…

Staff Picks – August 2018

Staff Picks – August 2018

We reflect on the best releases of the last month’s catalog. With the vast amount of unique, high-quality and cutting-edge content, this was…

The Making of 90’s Deep House & Garage

The Making of 90’s Deep House & Garage

This week on the Journal we caught up with the producer responsible for our 90’s Deep House & Garage Sample Pack. They took us through…

The Making of Indie Rock & Electronica

This week we sat down with the producer behind our, Indie Rock & Electronica Sample Pack. We discussed their favourite gear, production techniques, and much more…

The Making of Chilled Vox

The Making of Chilled Vox

This past week we sat down with the producer behind Chilled Vocal Chops – a nostalgic and forward-thinking release that works seamlessly across multiple genres . How…

The Making of Left Field Bass

The Making of Left Field Bass

This last week we sat down with the producer behind the enigmatic sample pack, Left Field Bass. We discussed favorite gear, production techniques, and much more…

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…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

For the 3rd and final edition of this series we’ll take a look at creating some sequenced percussive techno licks using Wavetable.   In order…

The Making of Half Step Bass

The Making of Half Step Bass

This week we sat down with the talented producers behind the left-leaning, Half Step Bass. 1. Tell us a little bit about Half Step Bass…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

This week on the Journal we’ll create a playful synth lead with Ableton’s Wavetable, demonstrating the synths ability to create much more than metallic…

The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

In this week’s edition of the journal, we sat down with the producer behind our Ambient Textural Toolkit release, discussing their production process, favourite pieces…

The Making of Dubbed Vocals

The Making of Dubbed Vocals

In this week’s journal entry, we sat down with the producer behind SM Studio Dubbed Vocals, a 600MB+ collection that blends the best of best…

Vocal Production Techniques

Vocal Production Techniques

Quick Swipe Comping in Logic Pro For achieving that perfect vocal take, Logic Pro has one of the most convenient tools going in Quick Swipe Comping…

The Making of Soultronica

The Making of Soultronica

Tell us a little bit about Soultronica and how you prepared for this release. Soultronica is a bass and feel-good-melody driven pack that was…

Percussion Techniques

Percussion Techniques

Noise Gating and Volume Shaping Another technique for controlling transients on your percussion, or more specifically decay tails, is by using a noise gate. This can…

Artist Interview: Eddie Thoneick

Artist Interview: Eddie Thoneick

This week on the Journal, we sat down with the legendary Eddie Thoneick, a DJ & producer spanning an illustrious career of 20+ years. We talked…

Percussion Tips & Techniques

Percussion Tips & Techniques

1. Transient Control Arguably more imperative when you’re using loops rather than individual hits, but a transient designer on can really transform the feel of…

Lo-Fi Production Techniques 3

Lo-Fi Production Techniques 3

Telephone Voice The telephone or radio EQ trick can be used to give the impression of low fidelity, as you’re attempting to mimic the sound…

Lo-Fi Production Techniques 2

Lo-Fi Production Techniques 2

Vinyl Samples Try sampling some hits or breaks from a vinyl into your DAW for a warm lo-fi vibe. Depending on the production, you’ll…