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BandLab Spotlight: @fuxluna, Minaya Alomar

game boy, Minaya’s favourite track, is the coming together of all that she’s picked up on her travels, and all the lessons she’s learnt along the way. A suave, unruffled, and trip-hop infused intro will grab your attention, but it’s her lyrical whispers that linger long after the track is… Read more

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BandLab Artists of the Month: October 2017

Here's a crazy cool selection of music from the brilliant minds on BandLab, featuring artists such as RAREWAKE and his ambient adventures and SVEDE's honest approach to hip-hop. Wanna feature as one of next month's BandLab Artists of the Month, we're always looking to find and promote the best talent on the platform,… Read more

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BandLab Spotlight: @mevvllo, Ashleigh Husnay

Ashleigh's come-what-may approach with each of her tracks is a testament to just what BandLab encourages; creativity, spontaneity, and belief. The Creator of Darkness is one such coming-of-age epic, of the many that Ashleigh puts together with every spurt of inspiration and need for perspective. Ashleigh Husnay, affectionately going as… Read more

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Six incredible artists, six incredible playlists. 💯

We’re getting a nod from our music curator; this month’s picks should do the trick. We’re showing off our range on BandLab with The Instro-Mentals’ atmospheric journey on the synthesiser, to Lmike’s silky take on Latin Reggae. Think you’ve done better and want to be featured? Hit us up and we’ll check… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Baanu

This month, we are featuring the wonderful Baanu. From soaring melodic highs to sombre emotional undertones, Baanu flicks between the octaves with her exquisite, self-trained vocals. Baanu was hooked the first day she downloaded BandLab, and stayed up until 4am writing and records new songs through her laptop microphone. Now,… Read more

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💡 Are you in our SPOTLIGHT this month? 💡

There is some amazing talent on BandLab. Our music curators have put together six incredible playlists - each featuring a different artist on BandLab, showcasing a range of genres from hip hop to salsa. The BandLab community is everything to us - so if you want your music featured, hit us… Read more

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Future Glitch + 8-Bit

The latest loop packs have just dropped on BandLab. This week, let’s go all the way back in time. Get that 80s realness by checking out our 8-Bit sounds. Bring the nostalgia to your music as you emulate the birth of video game audio. Hit that 90s feel with our… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Klassiq

When you dive into Klassiq’s music, you’ll quickly find yourself immersed in rich swathes of sound. Each song has a distinct vibe and tone, and that’s no accident. Klassiq is an emotional writer, in that he aims to convey a distinct feeling with each song. Instead of telling the story… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Elandic

If you find yourself listening to Elandic's music, you’ll discover a collection of emotive stories. A girl and her guitar. Her music has a raw, lo-fi feel to it, but it’s easy to listen to. And while you’ll find her singing in both English and Russian, you quickly learn it… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Kidd Primal

One thing is certain about BandLab — our members are incredibly talented. Throw a dime at the proverbial BandLab party and you’ll most likely hit a budding version of your favourite artist across every genre. Kidd Primal is one such interesting example. The producer lists himself as a proud Cali kid… Read more

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Music is a vacation for your ears.

This week, we're going for a more laid back approach. We're focusing on tracks that are guaranteed to produce good vibes and music that's beach and vacation ready. Looking for other laid back tunes to chill out to? Explore BandLab here. Read more

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Shout out to all our Hip Hop creators

This month, our curators are taking a closer look at the sounds from Hip Hop creators across our community. Look out for the fork symbol - this means the track can be saved to your Projects for you to refix and remix anytime you want. Here’s what’s playing in the… Read more

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High School Nation: Giving students the chance to make music.

We’re excited to announce a very special partnership with High School Nation. BandLab is proud to welcome students from 60 cities across America to join our platform, as we host the High School Nation 2017 Song Competition. What’s the deal? High School Nation is the USA’s largest secondary school touring… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Kat Cuthbertson

There's a grungy metal goddess in Kat Cuthbertson. She writes searing rock licks that chill the spine. That’s a good thing, especially if you’re missing Black Crowes-esque, hair-flingin’ rock from the ’90s. With that said, Kat is by no means short on pop sensibilities. Her BandLab covers reveal an endearing… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Aemyn

When music means more. It’s not uncommon for people to feel a strong connection to music. For Aussie songsmith Aemyn, it’s not just an outlet for creative expression, but for connection too. His sound is hard to describe in one genre. You might hear glimpses of Andrew Bird, Beck and… Read more

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Gems Discovered In The Community This Month.

Our members are constantly creating new music that hits right in the feels. Here are some fantastic tracks that perked up our ears this month across loads of different genres. We’re listening. We’re inspired. You can be too. Made something amazing? Think we should feature you? Connect with us and… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Lucia Lauria

A whole lotta soul. How do you conquer your fears? Some say the best way is to face the very thing that scares you. For Lucia Lauria, that’s what joining BandLab was all about - singing to an audience outside of herself. Her process has been the BandLab community’s gain, as… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: StuDaGreat

Discovering Greatness When you first listen to American rapper StuDaGreat on BandLab, you’ll make a couple of mental notes. 1) He rocks a strong DIY aesthetic of classic rhymes, with generous drops of the ‘n’ word and a slew of hustling hip-hop tropes. The man’s confident. You only need to… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Nathan Taylor

The Real American Dad This American makes no bones about who he is. A glance at his BandLab bio will tell you three things — he’s a “husband”, “father” and “guitarist”. He lists his talents as playing the guitar and songwriting. As for his favourite genre of music, he simply… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Gadfly

Meet Gadfly... an engineer with a self-professed love for rock, electronica and folk, this guy is as interesting as they come. In his bio Gadfly declares that he is, well, not-so-secretly, “trying to take over the world with music” — all in good-humour of course! Evidently, world-domination includes lots of feisty and diverse… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Kyjun

Introducing Kyjun BandLab user Kyjun is a musical polymath and tastemaker. This brilliant songwriter and multi-instrumentalist harbours a proficient knowledge of guitar scales, and he flexes his muscle on genres spanning from blues, classical, electronic, folk, funk, jazz, metal, R&B, reggae and rock. However, don’t take our word for it. Check… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Verona

Introducing Verona In hip-hop, a successful mentor-protégé relationship is key to rising through the ranks in the industry. Think of seminal duos like Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar, Biggie and Lil’ Kim or Jay-Z and Kanye West. That’s where BandLab leader Verona comes in. With nearly 7,000 and counting followers,… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Oneil

Introducing Oneil Hailing from Scotland, Oneil is one upcoming rapper to watch. The prolific BandLab user boasts 1,500 followers, and currently serves as the president of the rap collective A.B.R. Mob. Menacing and grizzled, this old-school-styled rapper regularly incorporates instruments from his native Scotland, and even sports a distinctive twang.… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Dellway

Introducing Dellway Dellway is an incredibly versatile artist. His music ranges from the aggressive (Enemies), the emotional (Do You Mind?), and he even riffs on popular culture (Cash Me Outside). His trademark halting flow and bass-heavy beats are reminiscent of “dirty south” trap luminaries such as Lil’ Yatchy, and Gucci… Read more

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BandLab User Interview: Deddy

Introducing... Deddy I like to think of myself as a "full-stack" musician. Full-stack is a term taken from the web development world, used to describe a programmer who understands and develops the whole chain of software needed to provide a web application, from server to client. Similarly, as a full-stack… Read more

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New Music on BandLab 2017

A new year is a great time to discover new music. Our amazing curators have selected six hot new tracks for you to listen to and be inspired by. All of these tracks are available to fork, so you can take one and make it your own! 🤘🏻 Read more

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Interview: BandLab User Mandielei

At BandLab our community of creators is at the heart of everything we do. Every new feature, service, loop, soundbank and virtual instrument is made with the goal of enabling someone to better express themselves. We are honoured to have so many passionate artists collaborating and creating together and we’re… Read more

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Swee Lee Contest #1: Meet the Winners!

Last month, Swee Lee teamed up with BandLab to run a contest to highlight the amazing talent we have in the community. We asked participants to show us what they could do with a song we created in the Mix Editor, and we got pitching-shifting madness, saxophones, horns, searing guitar… Read more

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Invite Anyone You Like To Make Music With You!

BandLab has always been all about collaboration. Friends from all over the world making music together, online. Now we've made it easier than ever to get those collaborations happening. Read more

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Share Your Moments on BandLab—Shout About Them!

OK, think back—when was the time you took a picture and shared it with a friend? Last night? Lunchtime today? 5 minutes ago? It's never been easier to inspire the people around us. Think about it: those great photos you took on holiday and shared on Instagram—they just might influence… Read more

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Band Management Made Easy

Whether it’s guiding U2 through a 110-date world tour, or making sure all the brown M&Ms are taken out of the bowl backstage, Band management has always had its challenges. Which is why, on BandLab, we’ve now made it easier than ever to manage your Bands (and Band members). Read more

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Now You Can Share The Music You Love in BandLab Chat

We all want to share the music we love with other people. Now BandLab Chat enables you to directly share a track you’ve made (or found) with other users on BandLab—as part of a chat. Read more

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Two Is Better Than One: The Power of Collaboration

When we think of collaborations in music, legendary songwriting teams come to mind. Keith Richards and Mick Jagger; Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice; one-off collaborations like Kanye West and Paul McCartney—the list goes on... Read more

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Meet your new Drummer

First we gave you BandLab Virtual Instruments. Then we gave you 100 drum sample loops, so you could add drums to your musical creations. People told us they liked them. But we thought we could still do more. Drum roll, please... Read more

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BandLab Chat: Better, faster communication with friends and Bandmates

We're excited to introduce you to a new feature: Chat. BandLab makes it possible for a guitarist in Singapore to make music with a singer in Rio de Janeiro, a bass player in Manchester or a pianist in Beijing—without needing to see each other face to face. And the secret to doing this… Read more

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BandLab Is Now For Music and Lyrics!

Here's yet another great new BandLab feature: Lyrics. Read more

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Projects—Your Ideas and Songs within reach

Today, we're thrilled to announce our latest web feature and improvement on BandLab: Introducing your Projects page. Read more

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Forks—An Exciting Way to Inspire and Be Inspired

Following on from our recent release of your Feed, we're excited to tell you about the latest collaborative feature that has been added to BandLab: Forks. Read more

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#bluexbandlab: We Have Our Winners!

Last month, we launched a contest, inviting BandLab users to show us their creativity. We're happy to announce that we have our winners! We want to thank all those who participated and we truly enjoyed listening to the amazing entries. Read more

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Ignite Your Creative Spark: The D/F# Chord

The creative process is always different and always triggered by something. It could be a feeling, a picture, a smell, a word, a memory, anything, really. For many guitarists, it can simply come from sitting down with a favourite guitar and running through chords. Read more

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Your BandLab Feed: Follow the Creative Process

Some of you may have noticed some navigational changes on the Web platform and a new Home page instead of landing on your User Profile. We’re excited to announce the launch of our Feed feature – a key part of the socialising and creative process on BandLab. Read more

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Getting Sound into BandLab: Microphones

So you like being able to capture your ideas anywhere without having to worry about losing them, but you don't like the audio quality from the built-in microphone on your computer or phone? Not to worry, we’re here to help! Read more

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Get Creative on BandLab and win a Spark Digital by Blue Microphones!

This contest has closed! We want to thank those who participated. We had fun listening to all the entries. If you missed out on this chance but would still like to show off your creativity, keep a look out for more contests to come in the future! Read more

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