I released a fresh new sample pack, this time my first free drum and bass sample library. This one contains 20 different royalty free drumloops, recorded in 170bpm as well as 178bpm. Beside that the package involves 10 One-Shot Drum Samples like bassdrums, snares, hihats and percussion sounds. All samples are recorded as 24bit .wav files and could be used in commercial music productions of course.
I found this interesting picture of the first (1.0) version of Fruity Loops from 1998! It's really astonishing how this sequencer developed over the years, we are now at version 12 with some great features. Nevertheless the first version got a great oldschool retro look :)
I uploaded a fresh new GlitchHop / Dubstep like 79bpm tune on my Soundcloud, have a listen here:
One of my favorite DnB producers uploaded a pretty nice drum and bass mix a few days ago on Soundcloud. Reso made a mixset for MistaJam's show on BBC Radio 1Xtra. This one hour set can now be downloaded on his Soundcloud. It features fresh tracks from Evol Intent, SpectraSoul, Black Sun Empire, Audio, Spor and of course Reso himself.
All your low frequencies in your mix should have a mono instead of a stereo sound. This will result in a much clearer bass for your kick and bassline. Tone Projects offers a great free tool for this problem, the TP Basslane. Put this VST plugin in your mastering channel, set it around 185 to 250 Hertz and it will center all your low frequencies below this value. It's very easy to handle, have a look here:
I uploaded a preview drum and bass tune on my soundcloud from my forthcoming EP on Sub:lvl Audio. This ep will be released on the 15th April 2015 and will feature a drum and bass as well as dubstep track from myself.
The deep dubstep producer Gastly released a fresh free dubstep sample kit consisting of 43 files. He concentrated on creating a lot of useful one-shot samples: Hihats, kicks, bassdrums, percussions, snares and clap sounds. He also added a bonus folder with some nice bass sounds and drum loops.
You have the chance to win a copy of my Dubstep Production Library on the awesome Bedroom Producers Blog. You just have to leave a comment below in the post to enter this giveaway.
They also talked to me about my sound design techniques and my plans for the future and so they released an interview about these topics with me on their page.
A member of the Knowledgeable Producers Forums called Krux has written a very interesting "Mega Guide" about Native Instruments synthesizer Massive. This PDF guide explains nearly every button of this great synthesizer plugin. The document is divided in these sections: Oscillators, Modulation Oscillator, Noise, Oscillator, Feedback control, The insert effects, The Macro Controls, Modulation and central panel, effects section and filter section. He also explains Massive's routing functions.
99 Sounds released an interesting free sample pack full of different percussion sounds called "Percussa Toolbox". The sample kit is part of their artist series and so the package was recorded by Richard Gould.
The sound library offers 89 different royalty free percussion one shots. It also includes a NKI instrument patch for NI Kontakt.