Contest Winners for August
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August 2021 BandLab Contest winners

Wow, August went by in a flash! With the launch of Sampler, our newest instrument, we challenged you to #DoYouEvenSample while getting all the spooks and goosebumps with #Fridaythe13. We then rolled along to the vibe of #CountryBlues. Here are your BandLab contest winners for August 2021.  #DoYouEvenSample Winners … Read more

How to make a pop funk beat on BandLab free online Mix Editor
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How to make a pop funk beat on BandLab

Watch our video tutorial on how you can make a pop funk beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. There is absolutely nothing ordinary about pop music, despite what many have you believe. Pop music has spawned an endless list of sub-genres, limited only by the wild creativity… Read more

How to make a pop ballad beat
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How to make a pop ballad on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

We show you how you can make a pop ballad beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. We all love a good story-telling session. Music has long been a medium for story-telling, and one of the easiest ways to get your story out to the masses is to… Read more

BandLab Contests September 2021
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September 2021 BandLab Contests: #Rapsody, #FabulousFork, #LofiVibes

Hey BandLab Fam! We hope you've been loving the new updates and features so far! We finally released Dark Mode last month as well as Subscriptions and Distributions, giving you more ways to earn a living on BandLab. For contests this month, we have also included a category chosen by… Read more

How to make an anthemic pop beat on BandLab
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How to make an anthemic pop beat on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

We show you how you can make an anthemic pop beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. Every now and then we come across a song that we just cannot resist singing along to. Pop music has always been catchy – songwriters have almost made writing a hit… Read more

Behind the Loops: Lex Luger
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Behind the Loops: Lex Luger

Lex Luger’s musical beginnings started at church. He would go from a church drummer to becoming a founding member of the hip hop production team 808 Mafia. Lex Luger would go on to produce for headline acts such as Wacka Flocka Flame, Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Meek Mill and many… Read more

#From the Team

Introducing Subscriptions and Distribution: More ways to earn a living on BandLab

When we released BandLab 10.0, we promised there was much more to come. It’s been just over a month and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share with you something we’ve been working on for quite a while now: BandLab Distribution and BandLab Subscriptions. As you all know, our vision… Read more

How to make a R&B slow jam beat on BandLab
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How to make an R&B slow jam beat on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

Learn how to make an R&B slow jam beat from scratch on BandLab R&B slow jams. They’re the perfect soundtracks to so many moments in our lives. These emotional and captivating ballads that were immensely popular in the 90s set the mood for so many of our fondest memories. Love… Read more

Introducing Dark Mode on BandLab
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Dark Mode is here: Join the dark side!

It’s been a month since we launched BandLab 10.0 and there are still many more new features coming up! We hope you’ve loved our latest updates – our biggest new instrument, Sampler, empowered you guys to make music with any sound. We also introduced Private Accounts and Nested Replies for… Read more

How to make a dancehall beat on BandLab
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Beat maker series: How to make a dancehall beat on BandLab

Learn how to make a dancehall beat from scratch on BandLab Dancehall is much more than just a music genre. The music which arose in the turbulence of the late 70s was one of Jamaica’s most influential musical exports along with reggae. Played in actual dance halls in the country’s… Read more

#Competitions

July 2021 BandLab Contest winners

July’s been a blast - we got a new look, fresh updates and great new features with BandLab 10.0! Inspiration and creativity were spreading through our community as we jammed to tracks from #YouGOATthis, while celebrating World UFO Day with #cometmebro! And who could forget the #forkofjuly? Here are your… Read more

Layer and process sounds on BandLab tutorial
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Beat Maker Series: How to layer and process sounds using BandLab’s free web Mix Editor

How do you layer and process sounds on BandLab for bigger, more powerful tracks? One of the easiest ways to make your track sounds richer is to layer sounds. It’s as simple as it sounds (no pun intended) – you combine two or more of the same kind of sounds… Read more