Shop today through December 12 and save 25%* on our Top Sound Packs of 2013. Don’t miss these great year-end discounts on some of Beatport’s best sound packs including House, Techno, Progressive, Electro, Trap, and more.
The SparkLE is a state-of-the-art hybrid instrument from Arturia that will take your beat creation to new heights. By combining the sounds, workflow, and creative tools in the Spark Engine software with the high-quality SparkLE controller, Arturia has delivered the ultimate beat-making workhorse. And now, you can add this amazing piece of leading-edge hardware to your production arsenal. It’s so easy. Just purchase a sound pack before October 1 and you’ll be automatically entered to win.
My, oh my, there is a lot of video content to get to today: a preview of Pioneer’s new DJ monitors, a TEED documentary, a Logic tutorial, and, well, an interview with Paris Hilton on the opening night of her Ibiza DJ residency. Please proceed…
It may still be hot outside, but as the summer winds down, it’s time to head back to the studio to craft the tracks that will keep dancefloors moving all through the fall and winter. New sound packs will be 30% off each week, so head over to beatport.com/sale and get started with the hottest techno packs from Waveform, Audentity, Riemann Kollektion, and S2S Presents.
Ready to dive into Sounds To Sample’s latest pack, Dot’s Martini Lounge? It comes from producer, sound designer, film composer and Logic Pro software specialist Dot Bustelo, who not only makes chill-out music as Perfect Project with vocalist Cica, but has even penned a pair of Amazon best-sellers about Logic Pro. Grab the pack here, and check out what Bustelo has to say about it below.
Whether you’re a first-time producer or years into your career, even seasoned pros will tell you that there’s always something new to learn. So we’re excited to bring you a series of studio tips and tricks in collaboration with four awesome online production schools: Dubspot, Point Blank, Berklee School of Music, and Pyramind. Today we team up with Dubspot to show you how to create your favorite trap and techno sounds, with tips on everything from building instrument racks to crafting unique basslines. We’ve also selected some nice sounds packs to go along with the videos and to keep the inspiration flowing.
Dave Smith Instruments will forever fly the flag for analog synthesis. Not only did the company’s namesake help push the technological innovation into the mainstream decades ago, but he continues to make incredible synthesizers—like the one we’re giving away today: the monophonic analog Mopho synthesizer keyboard. All you’ve got to do is purchase one Sounds pack, and you’ll be automatically entered to win this amazing piece of hardware.
Uwe Schmidt (aka Atom™) has been a significant player in the world of electronic music for the past 25 years, yet he remains somewhat of an enigma among the general electronic-music-listening public. This is partly due to him employing well over 50 different aliases, over hundreds of releases, over multiple genres (some of which he single-handedly invented). But in the industry, he is a producer’s producers—one whom others look to with admiration and inspiration. His repertoire spans quite a range, from unconventional sonic experimentation and sound design to more commercially accessible productions under his LB and Senor Coconut monikers. His mode is to ignore what is generally deemed “acceptable,” and simply produce listening experiences that stand out from the crowd. And this attitude and approach to music production couldn’t be better reflected than it is with his exclusive-to-Beatport Sounds to Sample pack, released today. For example, he’s taken a particularly creative approach to naming his loops’ time signatures, calling them Shuffled, Straight, and Weird Clocks, rather than the usual beat/bar or BPM format.