In our everlasting quest of finding the perfect pair of headphones, we ran across a pair of headphones that promised Active Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth, 20-hour battery life, & mic abilities all for under $75, I had to give them a try. Mixcder E7 Headphones Right out of the box, I was amazed by the quality
I’m a big fan of over the ear headphones, so when I received a pair of Audeara A-01 headphones I was ready to hop in and give them a full blown test ride. The Audeara A-01’s are a pair of headphones that got their start on Kickstarter by receiving over $450,000 dollars pledged to the campaign. “The world’s first
Sample Sessions is a series from Dancing Astronaut meant to shine a brighter light on the producer community. Each volume will guide producers towards some of the freshest sample packs, plugins, FX, and presets out there.
The pack contains a lot of authentic, live sounds from electronic, jazz, alternative rock, and various percussion recording sessions, great for melody inspiration, ambiance, and a real drum vibe. There are specialty packs for horns, violin, guitar, bass, piano, keys, flute, sax, and plenty of analog synths.
On the vocal side of things, there’s soul, R&B, gospel, funk, blues, indie, rock, and even talkbox funk. Sounds from Australian rock to Ethiopian music make it in this eclectic bundle of sounds from all over the world. For those looking to liven up their audio, using royalty-free samples from professionals isn’t a bad start.
The video below is the creation story of Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry.” It’s about how her producer, Oak Felder, made the main chord progression from an 808 off Splice’s Lex Lugar kit. Click HERE to start a 14-day free trial and start producing like the pros.
A serious producer should have an extensive audio library, filled with a variety of organized samples. More and more companies like Splice are filling that need. These days, a subscription to Splice is a no-brainer for producers at any level. For $7.99 a month, Splice gives producers access to their entire 2 million + library of high-quality samples, loops, FX, and presets. At that price, producers get 100 credits per month to explore Splice’s massive library, save sounds they like, and download-to-own at a rate of 1 sample per credit.
Producers at the highest levels use Splice to find inspiration because it’s so easy with their massive library and quality partnerships. Some of the most popular sound designers have contributed to Splices’ library, including exclusive packs from KSHMR, Sonny Digital, deadmau5, Amon Tobin, Zaytoven, KRANE, Lex Lugar and more.
Love it or hate it, SoundCloud is one of the most popular music streaming platforms today. Over the years, thousands of artists have made a name for themselves on SoundCloud. While some have figured out how to use the service correctly, there are still thousands of producers that can’t figure out how to fully optimize
Earlier this month, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight sat down with The FADER to share working with their dream collaborator Leon Bridges, what the weather is like in Seattle, and how they found themselves eventually making electronic music.
“I love blending different genres and styles that necessarily shouldn’t work together and finding a way to make them work. You can just kind of manipulate sounds in so many different ways that you can come up with so many different styles. We appreciate so many different forms of music that trying to tackle different genres is a really fun thing for us,” says Mills of their unique ODESZA sound.
In just a few days, the ASCAP Foundation is putting on its annual ASCAP EXPO. This year’s expo features panelists such as Ne-Yo, Jermaine Dupri, Meghan Trainor, and a number of other artists. For the 4-day event, the ASCAP EXPO is set to feature sessions such as “How to Make It in the NEW Music
EDM Sauce’s founder, Stevo Jacobs, has created a new podcast and website called The Music Marketer. Over the next year, Stevo will be uploading countless tips and rants to help artists further their quest to market their music. The topic Stevo wanted to portray in this podcast, is the key thing that artist managers and
Having just wrapped up ‘The Shell’ tour at the end of 2017, Snails has released a recap documentary to capture the madness of his biggest headline tour to date. The video is packed with highlights from multiple shows, intimate conversations with Snails himself, and reveals behind the scenes footage that fans wouldn’t otherwise get to
Loopmasters has just released a royalty free sample pack featuring a collection of dark drum and bass sounds. The sample pack titled DNB Blackout is a collection of expertly produced loops, shots, sampler patches, and over 1GB of content. The sample pack costs £29.95 GBP and you’ll find that there are over 200 one shot
Playlists have now become one of the most important aspects for artists today. Getting your music on highly followed playlist can generate thousands if not millions of streams for your music on Apple Music, Deezer, and Spotify. In this article, we’ll be talking about how to get on Spotify playlists. While many of today’s most