Inspiration

Meet your Tracklanta 2020 mentors – Christopher Patterson
#Inspiration / 28 September 2020

Meet your Tracklanta 2020 mentors: Christopher Patterson

They say experience is everything. That's why mentors are so important. They've been there, they've done that, and finding the right people to guide you could make all the difference in your music career. For the winners of Tracklanta 2020: Virtual Remix, this is exactly how we want to empower… Read more

Meet your mentors for Tracklanta 2020 - Jason Hobdy
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Meet your Tracklanta 2020 mentors: Jason Hobdy

You've got the eyes on the prize for Tracklanta 2020: Virtual Remix. There's a cool $500, but more importantly, you might just be getting your big break for you music career. That's because winning gets you a mentorship session with some of the Atlanta music industry's best. Meet Jason Hobdy,… Read more

Meet your Tracklanta mentors - Danny Cardenas
#Inspiration / 25 September 2020

Meet your Tracklanta 2020 Mentors: Danny Cardenas

You can have the best chops, the best beats, but it won't count for much if you don't get your music into the hands of the right people. That's exactly how we want to empower our community here on BandLab with Tracklanta 2020: Virtual Remix. For each contest, we've lined… Read more

Atlanta Hip Hop Loop Packs
#Inspiration / 21 September 2020

Inspired by Atlanta: Hip hop Loop Packs

In the last decade, no city's been more synonymous with hip hop than Atlanta. New ATL stars explode onto the world stage on a regular basis, new sounds and dance moves appear out of nowhere every season. It’s no wonder the likes of OutKast, Young Thug, Childish Gambino and so… Read more

#Inspiration / 3 September 2020

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

#Inspiration / 13 August 2020

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

Bless'Em'Bless Loops
#Inspiration / 30 July 2020

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

#Inspiration / 20 July 2020

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

#Inspiration / 3 July 2020

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

#Inspiration / 8 June 2020

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

#Community / 5 June 2020

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

#Inspiration / 17 April 2020

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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