#From the Team

Make Money From Your Music: The Brand New Tip Jar

At BandLab we're always trying to find ways to empower creators, whether it’s about making music wherever you are, or collaborating virtually with another creator across the world. We built BandLab for music creators and fans; every day we connect more than 16 million music lovers of all types around… Read more

#Competitions

April Contests: #quaranteam, #foolforyou, #aprilswitcheroo, #homecreators

New month = new contests. And also a good chance to put some cash in the bag for your music! While many of us are at home, music is one of those things that keeps us sane and grounded, whether we're listening or creating. At this time, we want to… Read more

#From the Team

New Loop Packs to Get Creative With: Rave, Roots, Retro and More

For many of us, we’ve never had more time on our hands to make music. We’re already seeing more music, more users, and many more spending time creating on BandLab! And with a greater desire to create music, we at BandLab have more reasons to give you even more inspiration… Read more

#From the Team

#stayhomestaycreative Challenge

Millions of us around the world are doing our part to curb the spread of the current COVID-19 virus and many creators like you have found themselves stuck at home. You've dug deeper into the depths of Netflix than before, got bored of cooking the same dishes, and maybe you've… Read more

#From the Team

Stay Home, Make More Music

We’re living in some crazy times right now and many of us in the world right now are following advice to stay at home and stay safe to curb the spread of the virus. All this means your jam sessions are off, no more meeting up with your fellow musos,… Read more

#Competitions

February Contest Winners: Fab Champs

After hours of listening and nearly 4,000 entries later, we’ve sorted out our favourites and found our winners! We’d like to shout out to everyone who entered and took the time to drop these amazing entries, and as always, there’s always a chance to win more cash prizes with BandLab’s… Read more

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March Contests: #marchmadness, #marchwiththeband, #springserenade, #cyphermarch

The temperature is slowly rising and the heat is on this March because it's once again time for contests! We're dropping four contests for all you rappers, beatmakers, vocalists, instrumentalists. So, what are you waiting for? March onwards to glory this month with our four brand-spanking new round of contests.… Read more

#Competitions

January Contest Winners: 2020’s First Champs

The first round of contests for 2020 is over and who's got the credentials to come out tops for the start of the decade? Our judges have trawled through the waves of entries and we've found our first champs of 2020. As usual, thank you everyone who put in so… Read more

#From the Team

Introducing BandLab Albums: A New Way to Share Your Music Story With Fans

Albums are a way to make your creative statement. Publish yours in three easy steps, and choose what you want to charge for your art. Read more

#From the Team

How Pricing Works for BandLab Albums

Choose from two pricing options for your BandLab Albums. Free and tip-based. Read more

#Competitions

February Contests: #fabfebruary, #feblove2, #vibemaster, #heist

First round of the new decade, done. On to the next and we're dropping four brand new contests have dropped today for all your beatmakers, rappers, vocalists, instrumentalists and music makers. Keep a lookout for our first round of winners this year – we're busy listening to them all! #FABFEBRUARY Publish… Read more

#Competitions

December Contest Winners: Capping 2019 off with a Bang

The final round of contests for the decade is done and we've found our winners! What a year of champs it has been and this round marks the final the end of what has been a crazy year for us. 2020 has already kicked off and you don't want to… Read more

#Community

Curation Team Pick: JANE

Today's Curation Team spotlight is on singer-songwriter-producer Jane, whose breezy, dreamy lo-fi sound has captured our imagination. Read on to hear more about how she tackles social isolation through her music, how city walks inspire her songwriting, and more. Hey Jane! What’s the meaning behind your username, SerenityShift? “Serenity” means… Read more

#Competitions

New Year, New Contests: #twentytwenty, #januaryjams2, #dawn, #newmoves

It's a BRAND NEW YEAR, and a brand new decade! And we're wasting no time going into our first round of contests in 2020. Last year was a crazy year for contests – 12 months of non-stop contests, plus our biggest one ever, Tracklanta. We uncovered hidden gems, crowned worthy winners,… Read more

#Community

Curation Team Pick: Sunny Dexx

SunnyDexx has been making waves in the BandLab community and beyond, dropping his first full-length EP that's racked up upwards of 150,000 streams on Spotify! We spoke to Sunny about how BandLab's been a part of his journey. Read more

#From the Team

Your 2019 Year in Review: Out Now

As 2019 draws to a close, we wanted to recognize our community of incredible music creators. From beatmakers and rappers, to singer-songwriters, dance music enthusiasts, DJs, instrumentalists and experimental noise makers, the 12-million strong BandLab community is making music together and inspiring each other across a multitude of styles and… Read more

#Competitions

November Contest Winners: Time to #fallout

BandLab's November's round of song contests were packed with talent, and we're stroked to announce the winners! Read more

#Meet BandLab

Our BandLab Thanksgiving: To Our Community, and Our Community Team!

Even though Thanksgiving is over, we wanted to keep the spirit of gratitude going. Meet the people on our team who help keep the show on the road. Read more

#Competitions

December Contests: #farewell, #maestro #endoftheline #decemberdaze

Just one more month before we wrap up this incredible 2019! It's been one whole year of epic contests, entries, winners and fun so let's finish the year with a bang with December's round of contests! #FAREWELL Publish any original track with the hashtag #farewell and stand to win $500!… Read more

#Community

Curation Team Pick: Victoria Ibek, the Swiss Knife Vocalist Mashing Up Genres

We hear from one of our featured users Victoria Ibek on the inspiration behind her music, and why BandLab helps her lay down tracks effortlessly! Read more

#Community

Curation Team Pick: ElizabethDarcel, the R&B Songstress With Bucketfuls of Soul

Elizabeth has been making waves in the BandLab community in the last few months. She's a prolific collaborator whose top-notch vocal stylings on original tracks, covers, and collabs have made her one of our team's power users to watch! Read more

#Community

Curation Team Pick: Birtl26, Mellow Guitarist and Super-Collaborator

Today's user feature is on Birtl26, a UK-based guitarist and super active collaborator in the BandLab community. Read on to find out more about his genre-agnostic style, why he likes leaving lyrics to the experts, and how his friendships on BandLab have evolved into fruitful collaborations! Hi David. You work… Read more

#Competitions

October Contests Winners: Spookiest Tracks Unearthed!

Could we have asked for a better way to round up October by listening through a flurry of spooktacular tracks? October's round of contests was a fun one for sure and we've narrowed down our best entries and found our winners. We'd like to shout out to everyone who entered… Read more

#Inspiration

Loop Pack Drop: ‘Glitterball Disco’ by Enyon

Try Glitterball Disco, a brand new Artist Pack series by UK Electronic Producer, Enyon! Check out thousands more free samples and Loops on BandLab. Read more

#Community

US Veterans Day Spotlight: Current Serving Member and BandLabber, Anita Mac

11 November is Veterans Day in the USA. We're honoring current and past serving members of military forces worldwide with a spotlight on Anita Mac, an active member of the Service and community member on BandLab. Read more

#Community

Can You Do Better Than These 3 Tongue Twisting Tracks?

World Tongue Twister Day is 10 November. We asked some of our Hip Hop Creators to lay down some quick-and-dirty, word crazy tracks in the name of lyricism and flow. Read more

#Inspiration

6 Surprising Facts About the Sax for World Saxophone Day

6 November is World Saxophone Day! Here are 6 surprising facts about the Sax that you might not know. Read more

#Inspiration

10 Tips to Finally Finish That Track

As we're coming to the final months of 2019, here are some top tips from the team to finish the music you've been working so hard on. Read more

#From the Team

BandLab’s Mobile Version 9.0 has LANDED 🛸

Say hello to exciting new Mix Editor features like cycling, custom presets, and an improved instrument browser! Read more

#Competitions

November Contests: #eleveneleven, #autumnvibes, #novemberchallenge, #fallout

The mercury might be dropping but we're turning up the heat here on BandLab because we've just dropped four brand new contests this November. Beatmakers, rappers, vocalists, instrumentalists and music makers – it's time to win some cash prizes! #ELEVENELEVEN Publish any original track with the hashtag #eleveneleven and stand… Read more

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