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5 Royalty Free Sample Sources

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5 Royalty Free Sample Sources

What's good Wavediggerz family. Just wanted to put you on to some good sources for free samples. Its probably our most asked question, 'Where can I get sounds for free?' or 'where can i get free royalty free sounds?'. Just for the record we're not talking downloads or cracked software here, we are talking 100% free bonafide original samples. So here goes.   1. SampleRadar The hub page for MusicRadar's regular giveaway of pro-quality, royalty-free samples. You can find a lot of really usable stuff here. Have a dig thru and let us know what you find. We were particularly pleased with their atmospheric samples, dystopian drones, lo-fi...


Cleaning Up Your Drum Sounds

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Cleaning Up Your Drum Sounds

Ok first off lets start by saying we’re not against dirty drums. In fact we love them, the grimier the better but sometimes its good to be able to clean up your drums and create a more refined sound. So how do we go about doing that? Read our guide and add some polish to your drums now. why do i need to clean up my drums? Remove unwanted frequencies, take out the static, hiss and hum removal, fit the vibe of the track, get your drums to sit better in the mix? There are a number of situations where delivering...


5 Tips For Choosing The Right Drum Sounds

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5 Tips For Choosing The Right Drum Sounds

Five quick tips for choosing the right drum sounds for your beat. 1. Keep a go to collection of drum samples ready for action. A go to collection of drums you know like the back of your hand. Not only will it save you time but you can build and layer around them and define a signature sound. 2. Organise and separate your samples into folders by type so you know where to go to. You can arrange by type or you get more specific. For example you could have a folder of kicks with directories for hard kicks, ghost notes,...


A Quick Guide To Mixing Drums

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A Quick Guide To Mixing Drums

Mixing your drums right gives you a good foundation to build the rest of your mix around. More often than not regardless of the type of beats you create the drums are gonna play a prominent role. Think about it, listen to some of your favourite beats, particularly the drums. Where do they sit in the overall mix? What is their purpose? Drums are key to not only the track in question but also to your ability to define your sound as a producer. Check out our quick guide to mixing drums and bring some extra weight and punch to...


The Creation Of Our Latest Percussion Library ‘White Lotus Percussion'

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The Creation Of Our Latest Percussion Library ‘White Lotus Percussion'

  With an extensive kung fu movie collection between us it was probably only a matter of time before we paid homage in the best way we know how. "How might that be?" you may ask. By creating a treasure trove of sounds and samples in their honour of course. Theres something about those vintage kung fu flicks that inspires what we do. Those movies encapsulate a vibe of knowledge and spirit and from a musical stand point are still very interesting to listen to. From the fight sequences to the dialogue to the use of instruments, early synthesisers and percussive...