#Tutorials

How to make a boom bap beat on BandLab

Regarded by many as the pinnacle of hip-hop, ‘boom bap’ is an onomatopoeic reference to the prominent kick and snare sounds of ‘golden age’ New York City hip-hop.  The boom bap sound can be traced back to 80s tracks such as ‎“It's Yours” by T La Rock and “I Can’t… Read more

How to make a UK drill beat on BandLab web Mix Editor
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Beat maker series: How to make a UK drill beat on BandLab

UK drill isn’t just another hyped-up subgenre. It's a sound that's hard to nail down, and therein lies its appeal among the producers who champion the genre. It is a chameleon – it's a sound that evolves constantly, with a beat that draws influence from unlikely sources – grime, Afrobeats,… Read more

BandLab contests May 2021
#Competitions

May 2021 Contests: #deathstar, #maybeat & #mommaknowsbest

It's May! So much goes on this very month of the year – May Day, Mothers Day, even Star Wars Day! With that's it's given us plenty of ideas for this month's round of BandLab contests! So read on, and check out our three brand new contests for May – more chances… Read more

UK DJ Asian Hawk BandLab
#Inspiration

Behind the Loops: Asian Hawk

A silky smooth voice combined with competition-grade turntable skills makes Oliver Love, AKA Asian Hawk a truly unique live performer. Combining the live raw energy of DJing with finger drumming, scratch cuts and vocals, his music performances always deliver. So, we were super excited when Asian Hawk agreed to get… Read more

How to make a dubstep beat on BandLab
#Tutorials

How to make a dubstep beat on BandLab

As we mentioned in our guide to making a garage beat on BandLab, dubstep evolved from UK garage music, taking the sound far from its New York house roots with the introduction of dub reggae and drum ‘n’ bass influences.  2-step garage tracks such as Ramsey & Fen’s “Luv Bug”… Read more

How to produce a Scarlxrd style beat on BandLab
#Tutorials

Beat maker series: How to make a Scarlxrd style beat

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how we combine elements of heavy metal and trap to create a beat in the style of Scarlxrd on BandLab. Read more

How to record vocals on your mobile phone iphone with earphones BandLab
#Tutorials

How to Record Vocals on Your Phone

Creating your next song but you don't have the equipment? Find out the essential steps that will help you to record vocals on your phone. Read more

How to make a Kygo style drop on BandLab
#Tutorials

Beat maker series: How to make a Kygo style drop on BandLab

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to create a tropical house drop inspired by Kygo on BandLab's web Mix Editor. Read more

How to make a jackin’ house beat on BandLab tutorial
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How to make a jackin’ house beat on BandLab

Jackin’ house music refers to high energy house tracks with a strong disco or funk influence, arguably making it the closest contemporary genre to the "classic" house music of the 80s and early 90s. The roots of jackin’ house can be traced back to the Chicago house scene of the… Read more

BandLab contest winners March 2021 competition
#Competitions

March 2021 BandLab contest winners

Find out who are the BandLab contest winners for March! Plus find out who took home the grand prize for our bonus contest with TAETRO! Read more

#Guides

What is mastering and why is it important?

Mastering takes an audio mix and and brings it to distribution-quality Read more

How to produce a Logic style beat on BandLab
#Tutorials

Beat maker series: How to produce a Logic style beat on BandLab

Learn how to create a beat in the style of the now-retired rapper Logic right here on BandLab’s free online DAW, the Mix Editor. Read more

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