#From the Team

Just dropped: Blues and Nu Disco

Turn it up a notch with this fresh set of loops crafted exclusively by the Sound Team here at BandLab! Rewrite disco’s legacy with our Nu Disco loops, or tug at heartstrings with the rousing Blues loops. Wanna win $500? Check out our Loops contest here! Blues Feeling the blues? Go… Read more

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Welcome to BandLab, Chew!

To our dear friends on BandLab, Today, I’m really pleased to announce a new and exciting development for our music community, introducing a new member of the BandLab family: performance livestreaming platform - Chew.tv. I also want to welcome the incredibly creative Chew users to the BandLab community – as… Read more

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Introducing the BandLab Link Analog

The future of music is truly mobile. In an ever connected world there are more ways than ever to create and be creative as a musician. The Link Analog brings a whole new level of quality to your music making. BandLab is a company made up of creators and musicians.… Read more

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What’s new this month? BandLab for iPad + much more! 🌟

TL;DR: The BandLab iOS app is now optimised for iPad! The new Library makes it easier to organise your projects, collaborations, collections and bands on mobile. Listen to curated playlists on your Feed and we’ve added a chromatic tuner to the iOS app + a chance to win $500 when… Read more

#From the Team

Just dropped: Grime + EDM

Your creative-flow is about to take a step up! Check out this fresh set of loops crafted exclusively by the Sound Team here at BandLab. Be inspired by to create music using our Grime or EDM loops. Wanna win $500? Check out our Loops contest here! Grime With its origin a mashup… Read more

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New on BandLab: Guitar/Bass/Vocal FX, Panning, 3D Touch & Multi-Track Recording

TL;DR: New to iOS & Android, vocal, guitar and bass effects + panning. The new tuner comes to Android; 3D touch shortcuts for iOS + record two tracks at one time on web with our latest update.   Next-level Vocals. Instantly Recorded a rough vocal take? Improve the sound instantly by adding one of our killer FX. Vocal… 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

#From the Team

Did you make the list? Hear the hottest tracks from this month. ⭐

Something for everyone. Check out our latest curated playlists. From catchy Hip Hop hooks to the 8-bit sounds of our favourite video games. We love featuring the best works from the community, so hit us up and we’ll check out your tunes! Listen to a sample of each playlist below,… Read more

#From the Team

Light with Indie. Heavy with Industrial.

We’re dropping some awesome loops this week. Whether you’re an indie darling or an industrial deviant, there’s something in it for you here. Indie Loop We’ve captured those elements that make an indie song. An easy combo of melodic guitar lines and alternative beats and samples are perfect for that… Read more

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June’s Amazing New Features

TL;DR: Integrated AudioStretch features on mobile; private Collections are now on all platforms; support for landscape mode on iOS and a brand new Guitar Tuner. Really faaaast + r e a l l y s l o w Transpose the key of your tracks. Toggle on the AudioStretch feature and… Read more

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The ultimate bandmate… who is it?

Not so much who, but what: Loops! If you’re a budding songwriter or beatmaker you should be checking out our latest Loop packs for creating your next song. Think of them like, ‘a backing track for your tunes’ or ‘the missing member of your virtual band’. Check out this week’s… Read more

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Inside Our Tech: Creating the sounds

Loops. Virtual instruments. Effects. They all form a core part of BandLab’s offering to music makers around the world. And there’s a whole lot of work that goes into creating each one, each done in house at BandLab HQ.   Looking at loops. Our aim is to create loops that… Read more

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Meet The Team: Aqilah, Community Support Representative

Here at BandLab we take the time to get to know our people. In this series of posts we introduce some of our amazing staff. Meet Aqilah. Aqilah is our Community Support Representative for BandLab. We are always looking for good people, so if you are interested in joining our team you… Read more

#From the Team

New Product Features: You can do WHAT on BandLab?!

TL;DR: Check out the all new Band page; create trippy sounds with the Reverse audio feature on web + you can now search for Collections. Bands get a new look Your Band profile page is now more lit! Include more details about your band and your favourite genres by updating… Read more

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Inside Our Tech: The Sound Team

Building a functioning DAW within the limitations of a web browser seems impossible, right? Even supporting the most basic functions, like importing and storing various audio formats, can be a huge challenge. But at BandLab, we’ve found that challenging the limitations can lead to the best discoveries, and ultimately, an… 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

#From the Team

New things you can do on BandLab

TL;DR: Global Player and Collections are now on ALL platforms. The iOS and Android Mix Editor just keep getting better + a new Feed, Library, Profile & Band page on web. Collections. Your playlists anytime, anywhere. Love a song? Now you can add any song on BandLab to your Collections,… Read more

#From the Team

Inside Our Tech: UI/UX Design

Great products don’t happen overnight, nor are they developed in a vacuum. Great products are a result of well-orchestrated collaborations between many teams. Continuing on with our series of technical blog posts, we share the design process and how our UI team works closely with Development everyday to bring great… Read more

#From the Team

Take Control of Your Music This March — Latest Product Updates on BandLab

TL;DR: Improvements on the Android Mix Editor, a new web Global Player, web Mix Editor improvements to saving and downloading + it’s now possible to block users! Android Mix Editor Improvements The latest update to the Android app includes HUGE improvements to the Mix Editor. You can now cut, slice,… Read more

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Meet The Team: Laurent, Web Technologies Lead

Here at BandLab we take the time to get to know our people. In this series of posts we introduce some of our amazing staff. Meet Laurent. Laurent is our Web Technologies Lead for BandLab. If you are interested in joining our team you can send a CV to hr@bandlab.com I’ve… Read more

#From the Team

Our Biggest Product Update Yet! #EPIC

TL;DR: The all NEW Android Mix Editor is here + we’ve released iOS v4.3 and now post effects work on ALL platforms. NEW Android Mix Editor We’ve just launched a huge update on Android — the all new Mix Editor. We have put simplicity and intuitivity at the forefront of… Read more

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Inside Our Tech: A Serverless First Approach

At BandLab we specialise in orchestrating and automating highly available infrastructures. In this post we'll share some lessons learned from optimising DevOps and how that led the team to the Serverless Framework. Optimising DevOps Back in 2016 we acquired the iOS app Composr (designed and built by Nick Den Engelsman) which was fully EC2—Ruby… Read more

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New Year, New Features

TL;DR: AMAZING new editing features on BandLab; to make you the best songwriter/producer you can be! Plus exciting news about a new member of the BandLab family… AudioStretch! Vocal & Guitar Effects on iOS We've added new Voice and Guitar effects to the latest version of the BandLab iOS Mix… Read more

#From the Team

Inside Our Tech: Moving fast… Without Breaking Things

At BandLab we are constantly building and experimenting with complex programming for all our web products. We are agile, able to move fast as a business, and if needed push updates multiple times daily. Finding the best way to solve any issues we may encounter and integrate this with our… Read more

#From the Team

December New Features: iOS Improvements & More

TL;DR: We’ve brought improvements to the BandLab iOS app—like slicing, copy and pasting tracks, the new addition of Demo projects to help you as inspiration when you tap create. On web, you can now rearrange songs in your Collection, embed Shouts, and we’ve added brand new loop packs to our… Read more

#From the Team

November New Features Update: Reach More Fans + More!

This month we have kept our usual lighting-pace in delivering new and exciting features. iOS users will see huge updates to the Mix Editor, merging 'pro' and 'simple' modes resulting in a faster and sturdier experience. As well as creating tracks on BandLab, make sure you are taking every opportunity… Read more

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BandLab Team: Meet Aki

At BandLab we frequently push features and delight in delivering the unexpected to our users. Of course there is a strong team behind this amazing product we are building and today we would like to introduce you to our Product Lead…. Akmal (a.k.a. Aki). From Uzbekistan to Singapore I joined… Read more

#From the Team

New Features for October: Mastering

It’s been another busy month at BandLab HQ as we work to bring you phenomenal new updates on a monthly, weekly and daily basis. Just like you, we never stop working and creating - so for October here is a digest of our biggest feature updates this month! Read more

#From the Team

BandLab Introduces Free Automated Mastering

We’re really excited to share the launch of our integrated algorithmic mastering tool, which empowers everyone to create perfectly polished, radio-ready tracks—fast, simply and most importantly—for FREE. Read more

#From the Team

10 New Features for September

September has been a busy month here at BandLab HQ, here is a recap of all the amazing features we’ve added over the past month. We’ve built the following social features completely cross-platform—iOS, Android and Web—and we’re excited to tell you about them. Read more

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BandLab wins Microsoft Start-up Partner of the Year Award 2016

Awards are recognition that you're doing something right, and receiving the Microsoft Start-up Partner of the Year Award is a big milestone for the team here at BandLab. Read more

#From the Team

Welcome to BandLab, MONO!

To our dear friends on BandLab, Today, I'm really pleased to announce something very special that’s been years in the making. No, it’s not wireless AirPods (the one for my left ear is already missing…) but—for musicians and creators—something even better. I’m delighted to welcome to the BandLab community a… Read more

#From the Team

Hear from the Creators: Loops

Here at BandLab we listen closely to what our community has to say about our features and the product. Thanks to your feedback, we have gone away and made some changes behind the scenes and now we are proud to present to you lots of incredible new loops ready for… Read more

#From the Team

16 Brand New Guitar and Bass Effects on BandLab

In music, necessity has always been the mother of invention. When musicians tire of the sounds of their instruments, they’re willing to do anything for a fresh new sound. Back in 1964, the Kinks even took to slashing their speaker cones with razor blades, looking for cool new sounds! Read more

#From the Team

BandLab Welcomes Composr

Today, we welcome Composr and its users to the BandLab community! Composr is an iOS and web-based music collaboration app that’s all about recording music socially and collaborating with musicians all around the world. A goal that we share here at BandLab, too. Nick den Engelsman, founder of Composr, found… Read more

#From the Team

Tree View—Watch Your Music Grow

BandLab isn’t just about sharing music, but also the way the pieces come together and how musical ideas grow. Whether it's the words before the melody, or the melody after the beat—it's all good! Read more

#From the Team

I CAN MAKES MEWSIC?

For too long, we’ve all heard that the music industry is going to the dogs. So we decided to investigate further and, after many hours of exhaustive research, discovered that the interwebs are to blame. It’s all down to sharing, streaming and the general democratisation of available content, apparently. That… Read more

#Community

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

#From the Team

Our new web MIDI Editor. Every note, just where you want it.

BandLab introduces a web MIDI Editor—giving you even greater control of your music. Read more

#From the Team

Android Users Now Have a Pro Mix Editor to Use Anywhere

If you like making music on your Android device, the latest BandLab Android update is going to make make it even more fun. Read more

#From the Team

Inspiration is Now Even Easier to Find

We're very excited to introduce you to our new web-based Explore page. The latest improvement to the BandLab experience, this one’s going to make it even easier for you to find the musicians and the music you love. Read more

#From the Team

BandLab Goes To WebAudio Hack Day!

On the 20th and 21st of November, the BandLab developer team took some time out of the office to attend DevFest.Asia—a week of events and talks aimed at the web developer community. Read more

#Community

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

#From the Team

BandLab Loops: Drums Have Never Been So Easy (Or So Predictable!)

Introducing BandLab's all new drum loops—a fun, simple way to create new rhythms to work with. We've given you 100 sample drum loops, with beats inspired by everyone from The Rolling Stones to Daft Punk. You can also add to these with 10 different drum kits and 2 drum pads. Read more

#Community

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

#From the Team

Getting Sound into BandLab: Direct Input (DI)

Recording acoustic instruments or your vocals has been made much easier with the introduction of USB microphones, as mentioned in the previous instalment of this series. However, recording instruments such as electric guitar, bass or keyboards, can still seem a little daunting. Read more

#Community

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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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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