Tag Archives: Sample

New KORG volca sample adds USB file loading, per-part groove, pattern chaining, more

The KORG volca sample was always a compact, hands-on, grungy little wonder box. Now a major revision solves its biggest problem – sample loading – and adds a ton of new features. The post New KORG volca sample adds USB file loading, per-part groove, pattern chaining, more appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Korg’s next-gen Volca Sample lets you sample via app

The second generation of the Korg Volca Sample drum machine/sampler has arrived with more memory, features and connectivity. Korg has also released a limited-edition Krome EX sporting a unique copper finish. Volca Sample Although the new Volca Sample isn’t a total revamp of the original, some of the features of this second iteration will be … Continue reading Korg’s next-gen Volca Sample lets you sample via app

Francesca Lombardo on Working DAWless and Her New Sample Pack

Until the inception of the DAW, music-making was always a very hands-on experience. As Francesca Lombardo recounts, even the early days of techno and house in London’s late 90s dance scene were almost completely computerless. It’s something that’s stayed with her over her decades-long experience as a deep house and techno producer. Today still, she … Continue reading Francesca Lombardo on Working DAWless and Her New Sample Pack

The 10 Best Piano Sample Packs to Get Inspired By

Who doesn’t love a little piano sample? It’s such a great instrument to sample because you can do so much with it. Whether it’s chord progressions, bass lines, melody or an entire part, you can get so much out of a piano sample. Beatmakers and music producers are always on the hunt for cool samples … Continue reading The 10 Best Piano Sample Packs to Get Inspired By

The 10 Best Melody Loops and Sample Packs to Start a Track

Writing a good melody is really hard, even for the best of the best songwriters. It’s not cheating to get inspired with a royalty-free melody loop, in fact, they’re great to fast track creative inspiration for your track. The best part is that when you use royalty-free melody samples you completely own whatever you create … Continue reading The 10 Best Melody Loops and Sample Packs to Start a Track

Electronic and acoustic timbres collide in the Moonglades sample library

Spitfire Audio has launched Moonglades, a sample library of electronic and acoustic sounds curated by producer and composer Raven Bush. The collection features sounds used in the soundtrack of the dance film of the same name, but is said to be significantly expanded to offer music-makers a better understanding of Raven Bush’s “sound world”. Moonglades … Continue reading Electronic and acoustic timbres collide in the Moonglades sample library

Samplr’s creator made a free sample player for the MacBook Touch Bar

The MacBook Touch Bar just got a new use. From the maker of the excellent iPad app Samplr, this free utility makes a multi-touch sample player – and it’s surprisingly capable. The post Samplr’s creator made a free sample player for the MacBook Touch Bar appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Sample and Hold: Making Emo Trap With Creator

Welcome to Sample and Hold, the series on the LANDR Blog where we highlight one unique crate-digging session and the digger’s gold we came back with using Selector—the world’s first AI sample recommendation tool Last week LANDR launched the beta version of Creator, LANDR’s new online beat making tool that makes it super easy to … Continue reading Sample and Hold: Making Emo Trap With Creator