BandLab contest winners May 2021
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May 2021 BandLab Contest winners

Just like that another month is done. We’ve heard everything this month – from massive Star Wars fans to more love than ever for our beautiful moms. Our judges have spoken – keep on reading to find out who your BandLab contest winners for May 2021 are, plus find out… Read more

How to make a Timbaland style beat on BandLab Mix Editor
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Beat maker series: How to make a Timbaland style beat on BandLab

You know the feeling when you hear a beat and you’re like "that’s definitely (insert artist name here)"? How do artists get that to level – where the beats they make become that recognizable and iconic? One of the first producers we think of who has created countless immediately recognizable beats… Read more

BandLab 48 hour collaboration Brighter Sound workshop
#Community

Brighter Sound: Meet, collaborate and create. In just 48 hours

You’ve got 48 hours to produce a track with a bunch of strangers you just met for the first time. Would you be up for it? Manchester-based music charity Brighter Sound hosted a four-day event that aims to celebrate new music. We were delighted to host a one-off workshop for… Read more

Top 5 viral AudiosStretch TikTok videos BandLab
#Community

Our top 5 viral AudioStretch TikTok videos

AudioStretch is a powerful music transcription app and feature on BandLab. Musicians around the world use it to slow down difficult passages without changing the pitch of an audio or video track. But trust the community on TikTok to take a seemingly serious and innocuous app for musicians and turn… Read more

AudioStretch - audio and video transcription tool powered by BandLab
#From the Team

What is AudioStretch and how do I use it?

Ever tried to learn a guitar solo from your favorite lightning-quick shredder guitarist? For those who grew up in the internet era, we would just head over to YouTube and play that part – over and over again. Start. Stop. Start. Stop. It’s almost a rite of passage! Why did we… Read more

How to produce a beat in the style of Dr. Dre on BandLab Mix Editor
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Beat maker series: How to make a Dr. Dre style beat on BandLab

The word great gets thrown around a lot these days. When’s the last time you saw the term "GOAT" on social media? In all seriousness, there are an exalted few who are truly deserving of the title. How does putting an entire genre on the map sound? We’re talking about… Read more

BandLab Contests June 2021
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June 2021 Contests: #junetunes, #bachtobasics, #bestfriendday

Just like that – we're so fast approaching the halfway point of 2021! We're dropping three brand new contests that take inspiration from our YouTube tutorials, classical music, and even Best Friend Day this June! Check them out and stand a chance to win $500! Shout out to everyone who… Read more

How to produce a Mario Judah beat on BandLab
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Beat maker series: How to make a Mario Judah style beat on BandLab

In this day and age of the internet and social media, there isn’t a straightforward formula to going viral. Starting off by making beats and then writing vocal hooks for artists, Mario Judah suddenly went viral overnight with his song "Die Very Rough," inspiring an explosion of memes in the… Read more

How to produce a Martin Garrix style drop on BandLab
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Beat maker series: How to make a drop like Martin Garrix on BandLab

Martin Garrix composed his first breakthrough hit in his attic bedroom studio. Aged just 17, his home production would go on to become on of EDM’s biggest hits ever. "Animals" was a dance floor banger that rocked the very foundations of EDM music, proving that the genre could easily reach… Read more

Behind the Loops: Thomas Gold BandLab Sounds
#Inspiration

Behind the Loops: Thomas Gold

Thomas Gold is a Berlin-based, German DJ and producer with a career spanning hundreds of dance-floor-destroying anthems, and he’s released on some of the world’s biggest dance labels. His remix work has seen him work with pop superstars like Adele, Lady Gaga, Madonna and gain track support from the biggest… Read more

How to make a Polo G style beat
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Beat maker series: How to make a Polo G style beat on BandLab

Everyone loves a rags-to-riches story. Always a glimmering beam of hope that maybe, just maybe, I might make it big one day too. The Chicago rapper Polo G tells one of those stories. But it's no fairy tale for sure. The city he grew up in is best know for… Read more

BandLab Contest winners May 2021
#Competitions

April 2021 BandLab Contest winners

The judges have spoken and we have our winners. From some of the jazziest tracks we've heard on BandLab to lit rap battle collabs, there's been incredible entries and gems joining our contests. Big shout out to every single one of you who entered our contests and took the time… Read more

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