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Behind the Loops: RENEGADE EL REY

A studio engineer at Outkast’s legendary Stankonia studios and an artist, producer and songwriter in his own right, RENEGADE EL REY helped run some of BandLab’s legendary sessions with Young Chop as part of our Tracklanta initiative with A3C Festival last year. RENEGADE has now returned to work with us,… Read more

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There’s a Free BandLab Course on Online School Education & Bass

We built BandLab to be a platform anyone can use to make music, no matter your skill level. But over the years, we've added more and more advanced features on our Mix Editor, some of which you probably missed, and we're not surprised to see tutorials popping up everywhere on… Read more

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Behind the Loops: Kove

One of the many jobs our sound team takes on is churning out tons of free Loops on our Mix Editor for you to get creative with. But sometimes they get a little help – from some of the best producers around the world. The latest Loop Pack to drop… Read more

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International Friendship Day: Be Part of a Musical Movement

30 July is International Friendship Day, and we’d like to invite you, our BandLab community, to be a part of it! This is your chance to be part of a global virtual choir, singing alongside the contributions of our world-class array of classical musicians. You will video yourself singing, humming… Read more

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April Contest Winners: Did You Make the Cut?

We want to give people more reasons to make more music. And you all sure answered that call with April's round of contests! Shout out to every single one of you who entered our contests and took the time to get your music out there. We're looking forward to hearing… Read more

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How a Professional 9-Member Band Makes Music During Lockdown

For a band, working from home isn’t as simple... Especially when you're a nine-piece pro party band! But it's had to become the new norm for Jefferson Tuke, one of the leaders of Salt Lake City-based party and event band the Groove Merchants. His focus during this time is keeping… Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Get the Low Down on A3C & Tracklanta 2019

You are invited to Atlanta for the 15th anniversary A3C Festival & Conference to record with 5 of hip-hop’s most influential producers at 5 studios across the city.  The idea in a nutshell: 5 Producers, 5 Studios. 15 Chances to Win Studio time with the best in the biz. Here… Read more

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July Contests – Make Waves this Month!

We're in the middle of Summer – and you can tell cos the heat is on with this month's contests! July is packing one of our biggest prizes ever. Together with our partners Waves, we're inviting you to jump in, create a track and stand to win plug-ins worth over… Read more

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Win Melodyne Studio – Celebrating ARA 2 Compatibility for Cakewalk!

Cakewalk by BandLab now supports the latest ARA 2 specification! This means Cakewalk is now compatible with ARA 2 plug-ins such as Melodyne 4. To celebrate this release, we’ve partnered with the good folk at Celemony to give away a copy of Melodyne 4 Studio – the complete Melodyne, worth US$849,… Read more

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Congratulations Blogospherianman, Winner of the Cakewalk by BandLab Anniversary Contest!

Cross posted from the Cakewalk forum. One year ago, we had the opportunity to breathe new life into Cakewalk. Today, as Cakewalk by BandLab, we reflect upon our journey this past year and some notable achievements:  Delivering a free professional DAW for all - cost is no longer a barrier to advanced… Read more

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It’s time for April’s #Winners!

The moment everyone's been waiting for – after much deliberation, we’ve found our winners for April's round of contests. We want to thank everyone who took the time to create and promote their music. Have a listen to the winning entries and find out what our judges had to say… Read more

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Three Musicians. One Top 10 Track.

Producing a top 10 dance track using free music production software? It’s no longer just a dream. Earlier this year, three musicians approached us with their story. Se-Hwang Kim, Andy Ryu and Linah London are all working musicians based in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and London. They wanted to produce… Read more

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BandLab Spotlight: Jessica M Wilkes aka @momma_rapper

Get to know BandLab's Momma rapper. Read more

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BandLab Spotlight: Kesa

Meet the singer-songwriter from Fairfax. Read more

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Contests on BandLab October 2018: #spookyoctober & #shredorshed

Win cash prizes for your new tracks! Read more

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Contests on BandLab September 2018: #cashmeup & #hotraps

Stand to win some great cash prizes! Read more

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BandLab Artists of the Month: November 2017

Find inspiration and fork. Read more

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BandLab Spotlight: @fuxluna

Artist Interview. Read more

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BandLab Artists of the Month: October 2017

Find inspiration and fork. Read more

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BandLab Spotlight: @mevvllo

Artist Interview with forkable track. Read more

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