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808 Kick Drum

808 Kick Drum Mixing and Mastering Guide

April 21, 2018 5 min read

Check out our 808 Kick Drum mixing and mastering guide in order to achieve a clean and powerful sounding track. Getting a well balanced low-end requires precise techniques that we are excited to reveal in this production lesson.
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What is Sound Layering in Music Production and Techniques to a Full Mix

What is Sound Layering in Music Production and Techniques to a Full Mix

March 18, 2018 5 min read

What is sound layering? Here is our take on the best ways to get a full dynamic mix on your music productions. From frequency layering to helping to make a robust sounding song, there are many techniques to maintaining a full mix.
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Ableton Live 10 Review

What's New in Ableton Live 10 Review and Features

February 24, 2018 7 min read

There has been a lot of noise surrounding the new Ableton Live 10 update. We took a close look at the new Capture feature, Note Chasing, GUI cleanups, Live Suit updates as well as a lot more features that have revamped your favourite production DAW.
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How to Produce in the Style of James Blake

How to Produce in the Style of James Blake

January 28, 2018 7 min read

We've taken weeks to compile our tips on how to produce like James Blake. From reverb to MIDI, we've even included the project files used to build this tutorial. We cover patches, synths, layering and some tidbits on how to get that James Blake kind of sound.
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How to Make Programmed Drums Sound Real

How to Make Programmed Drums Sound Real

December 24, 2017 6 min read

Our tutorial on how to make your programmed drums sound real. Learn quantization, using organic drums sounds, drum velocity, and more. Being your drums to life!
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Download our Royalty Free Retro Sample Pack 'Nostalgia'

Download our Royalty Free Retro Sample Pack 'Nostalgia'

July 23, 2017 2 min read

Hey,Samplified family! We hope y’all are having a lit summer, catching tons of good shows & festivals, and, as always, creating new music. We’re stoked to share withSamplified – Nostalgia, our new free retro sample pack
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