Under the hood: Making BandLab Sounds
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Under the hood: Making BandLab Sounds

Go under the hood of BandLab Sounds – we talk about how and why we made this feature, and walk you through the process of designing this music-centric service. Read more

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Everything you need to know about using BandLab Sounds

Do you own 100% of the music you make with our samples? Are Sounds really royalty free? Find out more about making music with BandLab Sounds. Read more

Introducing BandLab Sounds
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Introducing BandLab Sounds: Royalty-free samples, unlimited and free

Today, we are incredibly proud to announce the launch of BandLab Sounds, giving creators unlimited access to our extensive library of professionally-created samples, all for free. Read more

BandLab Loops on mobile
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Loops on BandLab (Mobile): Make music with samples on your phone

From the ubiquitous samples of The Winstons “Amen, Brother” and James Brown's "Funky Drummer", to deeper cuts of Timmy Thomas's Why Can't We Live Together" serving as the backing to Drake's smash, Hotline Bling, sampling is everywhere. With humble beginnings as a fast way to cut and paste tracks together,… Read more

New features on BandLab for October 2020
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New features on BandLab: Connect more accounts, liking comments and more privacy settings

BandLab is so much more than just a music making tool on your phone or browser. Yes, we’re always looking to roll out new music making features and bug fixes on the Mix Editor, but the other social features deserve just as much love too. Now, we’ve introduced more improvements… Read more

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New Engine Update: We changed the way your mixes sound

Thanks to your feedback, we’re releasing a small, but significant change to our sound engine on all platforms that will help you creators be more confident in the music your listeners will hear. Since this might affect a lot you, we wanted to make sure you had the full pictures… Read more

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Get inspired with our newest royalty free remix projects

Sometimes the hardest part of making music is getting started. And for these times we’ve created so many tools to make that process easier, such as the looper and forking.  Today, we’re excited to show you our latest iteration of our designed-to-inspire forkable tracks on the Mix Editor. Projects filled… Read more

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BandLab Albums: Release your music to the world, get 100% of all album sales

We’re excited to officially launch Albums: a feature that lets creators release and sell unlimited singles, EPs and albums for free! Read more

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Connect your social media on BandLab

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to creatively express yourself and connect with your fans. And in today’s world, there’s no better way to show off your personal brand than through your full online presence.  That’s why now, you can have your personal website and… Read more

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Greater freedom to create on BandLab: More tracks, longer songs and more collaborators

12 is now 16.  6 is now 15. 25 is now 50. We’re slamming the pedal to the metal on our Mix Editor. We don’t want to let limits get in your way of creating. That’s why we’ve increased the limits of our Mix Editor. Less constraints mean you, the… Read more

bandlab tip jar
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Make money with your music: The brand new Tip Jar

Now, more than ever, we want to give you a simple and independent way of making money from your music – directly from your fans to you. We present the Tip Jar. Read more

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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

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#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

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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

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How to upload an album to BandLab

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

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How pricing works for BandLab albums

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

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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

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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

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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

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Share everything with a single link: bnd.link

Bnd.link is the simplest way to house all the content you're driving followers to. And it's completely free. It's been an exciting year at BandLab HQ, and most recently we've been in Atlanta for the A3C Conference and Festival, and studio recording sessions with our Tracklanta winners! If you haven't… Read more

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Under the hood: new GameBoy and transitions loop packs!

BandLab launched two new loop packs this week: the GameBoy Power Pack and the Risers and Transitions packs! Here’s our audio engineer Zeek to give you the lowdown on the latest drops. Read more

bandlab chat
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BandLab update: Introducing new BandLab chat

Chat is where conversations happen, people connect, and musical history begins. Read more

experimental loop packs
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Under the hood: New experimental loop packs!

Hear how our we designed our two newest Loop Packs: the Contact Mic Pack on Mobile, and the Experimental Soundscapes Pack, available now on Web and Assistant! Read more

Cakewalk Cover Art
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Cakewalk by BandLab’s biggest release ever!

Cakewalk by BandLab 2019.07 is out, and it’s huge! Over 150 bug fixes and major usability enhancements make 2019.07 is one of our biggest releases ever. 2019.07 includes Comping and Take lane enhancements, Smart Tool customization, Control Bar module alignment. Read on to find out more about how your workflow… Read more

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Getting started on BandLab – On your path to Tracklanta!

If you’re reading this it’s probably because you don’t yet have a BandLab account and you’re in it to win the Tracklanta contest we’re running with A3C and ChooseATL. It’s not too hard to get your account up and running and your music out there. Here’s a quick start guide… Read more

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Showcase your talent with BandLab’s new Video Mix

TL;DR; Don’t just share your music with the world – perform and showcase your raw talent with our HUGE new mobile creation feature: Video Mix. Here at BandLab HQ, we’re always working on features and improvements to break down the barriers for music creation, and today we’re incredibly excited to… 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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Changing lives with music – Lad in a battle at Google I/O

Every day we are inspired by our users. But sometimes a story comes along that is so special we want to make sure that whole world hears it. James, aka Lad in a Battle, is using BandLab for his ‘Bridging Rooms Project’ with schools and pediatric patients, bringing joy to… Read more

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New features for March 2019

Redesigned Global Player, New Releases Page, Creator Kit Quantization and Improved Soundbanks and Effects Read more

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BandLab 8.0: Our biggest update yet

Make more music. Read more

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