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Behind the Loops: Joseph Yorke

Creating a Loop Pack on BandLab is no simple feat. Especially when you've limited yourself to a "rough and ready" set up. And that's exactly what producer Joseph Yorke did to create his Roots & Dub Loop Pack on BandLab. Hyped to find out more, we talk to Bristol-based singer,… Read more

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How a music educator uses BandLab in the classroom

Music lessons, like art, can be much needed creative outlet in the mix of subjects across the school week. But for many, music lessons haven't always been the stuff of happy memories... For some, a squealing chorus of 25 recorders is their strongest memory of music at school – and… Read more

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Behind the Loops: Bless’Em’Bless

After working with some of the biggest names in the business as an engineer at Atlanta’s Icon Studios, artist and producer Bless’Em’Bless has released his exclusive artist Loop pack on BandLab! Brimming with exclusive beats and bass, you can grab the pack right now and start using it on BandLab… Read more

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Behind the Loops: Ian Osrin of Digital Cupboard Studios, Johannesburg

He's worked with a plethora of South African musicians over five decades and been on the fringes of Paul Simon's Graceland. So as you can imagine, Ian Osrin is no stranger to the beats, melodies and unique music stylings of South Africa and its neighbouring lands. The founder behind the… Read more

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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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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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Take on the BandLab 30-Day Creative Challenge

You've now got more time than ever to fire up your music creation game. But it's all too common we run out of inspiration. That's why we've decided to help. Introducing the BandLab 30 Day Creative Challenge! It'll hopefully provide you with the inspiration to help you stay creative at… Read more

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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

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Six 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

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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

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Introducing Taz, the winner of Youth Music UK’s Inaugural ‘Lyricist’ award, sponsored by BandLab

This October, BandLab were excited to sponsor the very first Youth Music UK Awards at Battersea Arts Centre in London. BandLab was part of a stacked judging panel of music industry figures and experts, lending their attention to some incredible young people who overcame enormous personal challenges with the power… Read more

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Asia exclusive: Remix Hermitude’s new single

100 people have the chance to remix Hermitude's new single! 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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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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Five hot beats to remix and rap over

Inspiration is a click away. Read more

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Six hot beats to remix and rap over: August edition 2018

Your daily dose of inspiration. Read more

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Five collections on BandLab you’ve got to listen to

The Best Playlists on BandLab. Read more

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Finding the hottest beats on BandLab

Find inspiration. Collaborate. Read more

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Six drum patterns from popular genres explained

Fork them and make them your own. Read more

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Music you should know

Good music inspires – check out some of the freshest new music the community has uploaded to BandLab this month. Want more music like this? Explore BandLab here. Read more

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Open your mind with inspirational tracks this February

Check out these six amazing ‘forkable’ tracks available right now on BandLab. Every month we strive to bring you a taste-makers selection of some great tracks you can take, remake and repurpose to give you inspiration for your music creation. We also want to give a shout-out to our newest… Read more

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