Dance Music’s Most Influential Compilations

Compilation albums have been an integral part of dance music and DJ culture for as long as there has been…

Classic Techniques: Timestretched Jungle Vocals

In this article from our 'Classic Techniques' series, we’re examining one of the most distinctive sample techniques to emerge in…

Classic Techniques: The Filtered Disco Loop

  We take a closer look at one of the simplest yet most effective sampling techniques to have emerged from…

Best Hardware Samplers Around £500

  Continuing our look at the current boom in external hardware samplers, we review three of the best machines released…

The Best Hardware Samplers Under £300

  Digital sampling using your DAW is pretty standard these days but it was only a few years ago that…

Classic Techniques: UK Garage Vocal Cuts

The UK Garage style of Cut-Up Vocals is one of the genre's distinctive elements, and the skippy, soulful refrains can…

A Beginners Guide To Bass (Part 2)

  In this article, we’re going to look further at improving the sound of the low end in your productions.…

A Beginners Guide To Bass (Part 1)

  Working with samples brings its own particular challenges. In this 2-part, beginners-guide article, we’re going to look at some…

A Guide To The Law & Sampling

  Sampling is a significant part of the audio landscape now, but there was a time when it was utterly…

10 Tips For Better Mixdowns

  1. Start With The Most Important Elements Decide what the most important elements of your track should be, and…