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Need some inspiration to get the creative process going? The Soundtrap Blog gives you the latest product news and tutorial guides to help you supercharge your music-making skills.

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What Is Panning In Music Mixing? Tips And Techniques

Discover the art of panning in music mixing—shaping your sound's spatial landscape with precision and creativity. Learn essential techniques to better your mixing.

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How to Make Drum and Bass with an Online DAW

Craft pounding dnb beats in your browser! Learn how to use an online DAW to build slamming drums, rollin' basslines & infectious DnB anthems.

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Gear Up for Metal May: Soundtrap to Unleash 2 New Metal Sound Packs

Dive into double the metal mayhem this May! Soundtrap unleashes 2 brand-new, bone-crushing Heavy Metal sound packs to fuel your sonic shredding.

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What is a Demo Song? How To Create Pro Music Demos

Create a first impression for your music with song demos! Learn what a song demo is and how to create demos that showcase your music and grab the attention of producers, labels, or fans.

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How to Collaborate with Musicians Online: The Do's and Dont's

Strum up successful online music collaborations! This guide dives into the do's and don'ts of working remotely with musicians, ensuring your next project is a harmonious masterpiece.

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Vocal Effects: Best Voice Effects And How To Use Them

Unleash the power of vocal effects. Elevate your sound with advanced techniques and gear, and take your vocal production to the next level.

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Beatmaking Guide: The History of, and How to Make Afrobeats

Learn the history of Afrobeats Music and how you can produce your own Afrobeats songs using Soundtrap or other DAWs.

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EP vs LP: Differences Between The Album Formats

Explore the key differences between EP vs LP album formats and find the best fit for your music, whether you're a new artist or established in the industry.

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Winston: The Complete Jungle Beats Sound Pack

Create electrifying Jungle beats with Winston: The Complete Sound Pack. Dive into a collection of drum breaks, basslines, hooks- all designed to ignite your Jungle productions.

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Guide: How To Make A Boom Bap Beat With An Online DAW

Discover how to craft authentic Boom Bap beats using an online DAW like Soundtrap. Dive into history, and techniques, and create your own hip-hop sound!

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The History Behind Amapiano Music and Its Popularity Today

Learn everything you need to know about Amapiano, the new, fast-growing African music genre taking over the charts worldwide.

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16 Tips How To Become A Successful Audio Engineer

Discover tips on how to become a successful audio engineer. Learn about education, gaining experience, technical proficiency, and building a rewarding career in sound engineering.

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Everything To Know About The Song BPM To Make Music

Master the science of BPM in music production. Discover tools, techniques, and genre-specific guidelines to find the perfect tempo for your songs.

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Craft the Perfect Drum Beat with Soundtrap’s Auto-Generative Smart Dummer

Let your creativity flow with our new auto-generative drum machine: Smart Dummer. Create MIDI drum patterns in your favorite genres with unprecedented ease. Try it today!

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7 Steps to Perfecting Your Sound Design Skills

Looking for ways to master the art of sound design? Follow these seven steps to refine your creative process and perfect your craft in new and exciting ways.

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Pro Guide To Recording Instruments: How To Record Bass

Learn how to record bass guitar with precision and depth. Master mic placement, equipment selection, and mixing techniques for optimal results.

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Pro Guide To Recording Instruments: How To Record Piano

Master how to record piano with our guide. Learn microphone placement, piano types, and tips for authentic, emotional piano recordings.

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Introducing Instant Sidechain: The Secret Sauce Behind Radio-Ready Music

Discover the easy-to-use Instant Sidechain feature in Soundtrap, enabling seamless dynamics and rhythmic precision in your music. Try it for free today!

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Pro Guide To Recording Instruments: How To Record Guitar

Discover how to record guitar like a pro! Follow our guide for optimal mic placement, gear setup, and mixing techniques. Start creating vibrant guitar tracks today!

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Pro Guide To Recording Instruments: How To Record Drums

Learn how to record drums effectively in your home studio. Get tips on mic placement, room acoustics, and mixing for a pro sound.

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Create Chord Progressions without Music Theory - Introducing Chords

Build your chord progressions without music theory. Streamline your workflow and create unique chords instantly. Try Chords in Soundtrap today.

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Top 12 Ways to Make Money from Music in 2024

Turn your music passion into a profession. There are more ways than streaming to make money off music in 2024. Explore these tips on how to make money from music in 2024.

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Ford: The Ultimate Sound Pack for Country Samples & Loops

Looking to make that true modern Country music? Soundtrap's new Ford sound pack features over 150 premade Country samples and loops, ready to start cooking with.

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Mixing Music: The Knowledge You Need to Mix Like The Pros

Read on to learn how to mix music like the pros, refining your skills and achieving professional-quality sound in every track.

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Create Outstanding Vocals with Soundtrap's Vocal Doubler

Elevate your vocal recordings with Soundtrap's new Vocal Doubler. Achieve thicker vocal takes with added width and depth. Explore our latest mixing effect here.

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The Amapiano Sound Pack - New Log Drum Instruments & Percussion Loops

Discover the latest Soundtrap drop: Amapiano Instrument Pack! Dive into the rabbit hole of log drum instruments and Amapiano loops. Elevate your beats with these new sounds!

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Fluid — Liquid Drum and Bass Samples & Loops

Access the best Drum and Bass sounds available online. The Fluid sound pack includes over 130 loops, samples, and instruments - inspired by Kenya Grace.

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Soundtrap & Tinashe Unveil Empowering Vocal Pack for Women Music Makers

Soundtrap and Tinashe team up to release an exclusive sound pack to empower women music makers worldwide and inspire representation in the music industry.

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Create with Tinashe in Soundtrap — Exclusive Artist Sound Pack

Unlock Tinashe’s royalty-free vocal samples for music makers. Her Soundtrap exclusive Sound Pack is filled with high-quality loops and one-shots.

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Create Better Mixes: The Flanger Tool Explained

Explore the transformative power of the flanger effect in music production. From historical techniques to modern applications, unleash a world of sonic possibilities.

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Pro Guide: 18 Audio Effects to Master for a Professional Sound

Improve your sound with this comprehensive guide covering 18 essential audio effects for pro-quality music production.

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How to Produce: The Complete Guide to Making Pop Music

Explore the world of pop music production with our in-depth guide. From songwriting to mixing and mastering, discover the step-by-step process for crafting hit pop tracks.

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Ultimate Guide: How To Play MIDI Files In Your DAW

Learn to play and edit MIDI files directly in your DAW. Experience the power of MIDI music with Soundtrap's all-in-one, online music software.

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Top Tips on How to Write Melodies for Hit Songs

Learn how to create melodies that turn into hit songs. Follow these tips from pro songwriters on how to come up with and write melodies for the top charts.

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Tips For Using The Vocal Doubler In Music Mixing 

Learn the secrets for using the vocal doubler in music mixing. Master the techniques and tools for professional results.

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Remake Famous Songs with Soundtrap

Learn how to produce your favorite hit songs from scratch with Soundtrap. Watch video tutorials and deep dive into our remake song templates in the studio.

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Remake Doja Cat’s ‘Need to Know’ Beat in Soundtrap

Want to make Doja Cat-type beats? Start by recreating her hit song ‘Need to Know’, produced by Dr. Luke, in Soundtrap. Watch the tutorial and access the project here.

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The Complete Guide to Recording and Mixing Rap Vocals

Elevate your rap music production with our complete guide to recording and mixing rap vocals. Uncover pro techniques for sounding like the greats.

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Jersey Club Sound Pack: 139 New Loops and Samples

Get those kick patterns lined up! Create your own Jersey Club Bangers with Soundtrap's Jersey Sound Pack. Loops, samples, and instrument sounds inspired by the Brick City!

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Create Better Mixes: Sidechain Compression Explained

What is sidechaining in music? Find out how you can use sidechain compression to make your mixes stand out even more.

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Digital Music Distribution: How to Release Your Music Online

Want to share your music with the world? This guide will show you how to release music online and get it distributed across major platforms.

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Best Trap Sound Packs in Soundtrap 2024

Add some real heat to your Trap beats this year! Check out the best and latest Trap samples and loop packs in Soundtrap.

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How to Produce Music: The Complete Guide to Drift Phonk

Dive deep into the Drift Phonk genre with this music production guide. Uncover the secrets of sampling, instrument arrangement, and mixing to produce captivating Drift Phonk tracks.

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Corridos Tumbados Sound Pack - Loops & Sounds Inspired by Peso Pluma

Create your own Corridos Tumbados songs with the brand-new Corridos Sound Pack, jam-packed with Mexican-flavored loop presets, samples, and instrument one-shots.

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The History of The Synthesizer: How Music Became Digital

Find out the history of the Synthesizer and how it changed the world of music production. How is the instrument used today and how can you incorporate it into your music production?

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What Are One Shot Samples & Best Ways To Use Them

Elevate your music with one-shot samples: hits, stabs, and bites for creative diversity. Discover free resources and seamless integration in Soundtrap.

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Improve Your Sound: Different Audio Formats Explained

Explore audio formats for optimal sound. Learn about uncompressed WAV, AIFF, and compressed MP3, AAC, FLAC. Choose the best format for your needs.

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5 Tips on How To Record Pro Voice Overs

Learn how to record a voice over with this step-by-step guide. From setting up your equipment to editing the final product, we have you covered!

Fabian Mazur: How to Create Hyperpop Music in Soundtrap

How To Make Dark Trap Beats With Fabian Mazur

In this video tutorial, Fabian guides you through the process of producing dark Trap beats using Soundtrap's powerful online music studio.

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Make Metro Boomin Type Beats with The Metro Sound Pack

Create beats inspired by divine hip-hop producer Metro Boomin. The new Metro Sound Pack by Soundtrap is filled with loops and samples to juice up your beats.

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What Is Audio Sibilance and How To Fix It With a De-Esser?

If you want to get rid of audio sibilance, you can with a de-esser. Learn how to use this tool by reading this complete guide.

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Best Lo-Fi Hip Hop Sound Packs in Soundtrap 2024

Step up your Lo-Fi production arsenal this year! Check out the best and latest Lofi hip-hop sounds and samples available in Soundtrap. Preview and access projects here.

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How to Write Song Lyrics: Pro Guide for Beginners

Discover the art of lyric writing and unleash your creativity with our guide on how to write song lyrics. Master the craft and create memorable expressions.

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Create Better Mixes: Compression in Music Explained

Unlock the secrets of compression in music production. Explore techniques, types of compressors, and advanced tips for creating polished and professional mixes.

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Presenting Drill December: Holiday Drill Packs & Beat Challenge

In the holiday spirit, Soundtrap is celebrating Drill December with two new & exclusive Drill Sound Packs plus a Holiday Beat Challenge featuring Jay Cactus.

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Create Better Mixes: Delay in Music Explained

Discover the importance of delay in music production. Learn to enhance your mixes with this comprehensive guide on using delay effects.

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Create Better Mixes: Saturation in Music Explained

Discover the art of using saturation in music production to enrich your mixes with warmth and character, and learn about its types and techniques.

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Create Better Mixes: Reverb in Music Explained

Explore the art of using reverb in music production to create richer, deeper mixes. Learn about different reverb types and how they shape the sound.

The History of The Drum Machine: How Music Became Digital

The History of The Drum Machine: How Music Became Digital

Find out how music went from analog to digital thanks to the innovation of the drum machine. How was it used to sequence sounds and how does it work in DAWs today?

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Soundtrap's Top 5 Most-Used Sound Packs of 2023

Find out what sounds topped the Soundtrap studio in 2023. We’ve compiled a list of our most popular sound packs released in the studio this year.

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Music Promotion: How to Distribute and Promote Your First Release

Get ready to show your music to the world! Learn how to distribute and promote your first release on digital platforms. From artwork to social media promotion, this is your checklist for optimizing your first release.

The Complete 2024 Podcast Equipment Buyer’s Guide

The Complete 2024 Podcast Equipment Buyer’s Guide

Get ready to start a podcast! We’ve listed the essential equipment you need for podcasting in 2024, with budget and premium price ranges to fit your needs.

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What To Look For in a Music Production Program in 2024

Find out what to consider when deciding on software to produce music in. We list the most important capabilities that any DAW should offer in 2024. 

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Smooth Out Your Vocals with The New De-Esser Effect from Soundtrap

Level up your vocal mixing with Soundtrap's new De-Esser effect. Tame sibilance, refine those “SSS” sounds and achieve smooth and professional vocals with precision.

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Unveiling Five New Vintage 8-Bit Instruments for Chiptune Beat Making

Dive into video game nostalgia with Soundtrap's New 8-Bit instrument suite! Easily create Chiptune, Hyperpop, and 8-bit EDM with five new instruments for your musical journey.

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What Is Chiptune And How To Make Chiptune Beats

Learn how to craft authentic 8-bit beats using retro MIDI instruments in Soundtrap. Explore true Chiptune essence or blend vintage with modern for a unique music experience.

Fabian Mazur: How to Create Hyperpop Music in Soundtrap

Fabian Mazur: How to Create Hyperpop Music in Soundtrap

Dive into the vibrant world of Hyperpop music with Soundtrap and renowned artist and music producer Fabian Mazur. Watch the video tutorial here.

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What Is Drill Music & How To Make Your Own UK Drill Beats in 6 Steps

Dive into the world of Drill music: learn the origin of the subgenre, the difference between Drill and UK Drill, and how to create your own Drill beats in 6 easy steps.

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Chord Progressions Explained - How to Write a Song With Instruments

Unlock your creativity! Master chords, iconic progressions, and instrument application. Elevate your songwriting with this essential guide.

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11 Tips How To Fix Recording Latency in Your DAW

Reduce recording latency in your DAW with expert tips for buffer optimization and audio interface setup. Learn how to decrease your latency using Soundtrap specifically.

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The Science of Audio Recording - A Beginner's Guide

Explore the science of audio recording in this beginner's guide for music producers and songwriters. Master equipment basics and advanced techniques.

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What Is Distortion in Music and How To Use It When Mixing

Learn everything there is to know about audio distortion and how to use it in music mixing. Add punch and depth to your mixes by adding distortion effects to your tracks.

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How To Write Rap Lyrics: 9 Steps to Writing Raps Like the GOATs

Learn how the best emcees put together their bars and write timeless rap lyrics. This guide will teach you how to go from beat to finished rap song in 9 steps.

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Soundtrap’s 3rd Annual Beat Battle: Celebrating Emerging Talent In Music

Soundtrap hosted its 3rd annual Beat Battle on Friday and set the stage for a fierce showdown to inspire creators and educators worldwide.

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What Is Royalty-Free Music and How To Use It in Your Audio Productions

Discover the world of royalty-free music and unlock its potential for enhancing your songwriting and podcasting process using Soundtrap’s sound library.

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7 Pro Tips to Get Flawless Vocal Recordings Every Time

Learn how to achieve the perfect vocal take for music and podcasting. From recording equipment and mic positioning to noise reduction using Soundtrap’s Vocal Cleanup.

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The Job of The Audio Engineer - Record and Mix Music Professionally

Learn what it means to work as a professional audio engineer with our detailed guide. Master the art of recording, mixing, and shaping sound for artists in the studio.

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AI-Powered Noise Reduction with Soundtrap’s New Vocal Cleanup

Elevate the sound quality of your vocal takes and podcast recordings with the new Vocal Cleanup (Powered by AI), and redefine background noise reduction in your audio production.

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Mic Check, One-Two: Choosing the Right Microphone for Recording Instruments

If you want to record instruments or vocals, you need the right microphone for the job. Use our guide to find out what type of mic suits your needs and why.

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NIGHTMXARE Sound Pack: New Halloween Loops, Sounds, and Effects

Create slasher-themed Halloween beats and songs with Soundtrap’s new sound pack. Spooky loops, sound effects, and one-shots, all in one pack. Get started today!

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Soundproofing Tips for Music Producers: Make Your Home Studio Sound Better

Expert DIY soundproofing and acoustic treatment tips for music producers to transform any room into a professional recording studio. Achieve pristine audio quality at home with these steps.

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Beginner's Guide to Lo-fi Music: Tips for Creating Lo-fi Beats Step-by-Step

Discover the world of Lo-fi music production with this step-by-step beginner’s guide! Learn how to make mesmerizing and chill Lo-fi beats in just 9 clear steps.

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Introducing Sampler: Turn Any Sound into Musical Magic

Soundtrap's brand-new Sampler lets you turn any sound into a musical instrument. Import any audio, map it across the keyboard, and create unique instruments for a unique sound.

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Basic Music Theory: An Introduction for Producers and Songwriters

Unlock your musical potential with our guide to basic music theory. From scales to chords, elevate your compositions and deepen your understanding.

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How To Create a Good Song Structure - Parts of a Song Explained

Become a better songwriter and create captivating song structures with our guide. Learn each part of a song, from verses and choruses to bridges and more.

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Celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop with Our Exclusive Sound Pack Collection

Explore the sounds of Hip Hop - spread out over five decades of beat breaks, 808s, and rhymes - bundled into one ultimate Hip Hop Sound Pack with a collection of our best loops, instruments, and samples.

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Summer Thursdays: Create Vintage Lo-Fi with the New Tape Wobble

Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features to the studio every Thursday over the summer. This week, we’re introducing the Tape Wobble effect!

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Breakdown of EQ Mixing: Parametric vs. Visual vs. Graphic Equalizers

Get the complete rundown of different EQs in audio mixing. What are the different types of equalizers and when should you use each of them to clean up your mix?

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Summer Thursdays: Get Cleaner Mixes with Soundtrap’s New Visual EQ

Introducing our brand new EQ effect plugin. The Visual EQ is a 5-band parametric equalizer with live audio wave metering and flexible frequency control.

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NEW: Get More Flexibility with On/Off Auto Mastering

You asked and we listened! Introducing a highly requested feature in the Soundtrap Studio: The ability to toggle Auto Mastering On/Off when exporting songs.

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How To Produce Music - 9 Steps to Get Started in Music Production

Find out what it takes to become a music producer and what you need to produce professional music in any genre. Soundtrap is the ultimate music production software to get started.

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Summer Thursdays: Get Creative with Your Mix Using Mod Delay

Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features in the studio every Thursday over the summer. This week, we’re introducing the Mod Delay effect!

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Summer Thursdays: Introducing New Studio Features Every Week

Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features in the studio every Thursday over the summer, starting with Juicy Distortion and Crusher effects.

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Coins: Hyper Pop Loops, Samples, and One-shots in One Sound Pack

Produce Hyper Pop in Soundtrap! Inspired by gaming and pop culture - with glitchy textures, heavy bass plucks, and aggressive drums.

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New Loops & One-Shots from Lo-Fi Producer Bad Snacks

Bad Snacks brings lo-fi into the Soundtrap studio! Straight from Spotify’s Studio in LA, this pack is full of lush, vintage textures and spicy drums with 808s.

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Engage and Grow Your Podcast Audience with Spotify for Podcasters

Do you have a podcast? Get access to powerful analytics, insights, and engagement tools to help you understand and nurture your audience with Spotify for Podcasters. 

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Kandy: EDM Sound Pack with Loops and Samples

Get access to the ultimate EDM sound pack. With instruments and loops inspired by Trap and House, massive chords, and untamed drums. This sound pack is for the electronic music wizards!

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Oppa: K-Pop Sound Pack - Loops & Instruments

Create your own K-Pop tracks with the exclusive Oppa sound pack! Packed with loops and instruments inspired by the vibrant spirit, fancy details, and heavy-hitting rhythms of K-pop.

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Jay Cactus Drops Exclusive UK Drill Sound Pack ‘Desert’ for Soundtrap Users

Soundtrap by Spotify has teamed up with renowned U.K drill producer Jay Cactus to unveil Desert, a comprehensive UK Drill sound pack of high-quality audio content.

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Desert: UK Drill Sound Pack by Jay Cactus

Get access to the Desert Sound Pack by Jay Cactus, filled with loops, samples, 808s, scorching one-shots, dark melodic instruments, and blistering drum patterns.

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Riverside: Pop Sound Pack - Loops & Samples

Get access to 248 shimmering pop music loops. The Riverside Sound Pack comes with majestic pianos, shimmering acoustic guitars, and driving drums.

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Share Your Sound With Lxgend

Lxgend joins Soundtrap and reflects on his journey to becoming a self-taught artist, producer, and content creator way before YouTube tutorials existed.

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How To Get Started with Podcasting on Soundtrap

Complete guide to starting your podcast. How to create a format for a successful pod & the best equipment and software for podcast recording, editing, and hosting.

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Arcane Dreams: RnB Sound Pack - Loops & Samples

Get access to RnB loops, instruments, and drum kits by producer Fabian Mazur in Soundtrap! Slow, low, and mellow vibes that will fill your productions with slick melodies.

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Pesado: Latin Trap Sound Pack - Loops & Samples

Get access to over 150 Latin Trap loops! With 808s, heavy drums, and Latin-inspired harmonies — Pesado will add some serious groove to your trap tracks.

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Spirit: Afrobeats Sound Pack - Loops & Samples

Access 148 Afrobeat loops and samples! Laid-back chords and beats to change up your four-on-the-floor - this sound pack is bringing Afrobeats to the studio.

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The 808 – Origins & Use in Music Production Today

Learn the history of the 808 drum machine and how it changed music forever. How it went from a simple beat-making tool to dominating hip-hop and other genres today.

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Never Miss A Beat: Introducing Time Restore

In addition to Soundtrap’s Auto-Save feature, users can now restore previous versions of their projects in the Soundtrap Studio. This allows users to undo changes and recover a better-sounding version of their track.

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Bucket Beats: Producing a Hip-Hop/Trap Beat with Noize London

Watch how Noize is tasked to produce a hip-hop/trap beat while incorporating our 808 (with glide) instrument and samples from our Pesado sound pack.

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Leather: Rock Sound Pack — Loops & Instruments

With howling guitar riffs, energetic drums, and distorted bass lines - this is the sound pack for headbangers, punk rockers, and indie-rock fans alike. 

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Mixing Tips for Beginners With Noize London

Are you new to mixing music and overwhelmed by all of the resources out there? Audio engineer Noize London breaks down the fundamentals of mixing music in this YouTube tutorial.

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Making Music with Loops & Samples: A Beginner's Guide

This blog post will give you all the info about how to produce music using pre-made loops and samples. Soundtrap's in-house producers have put together this guide to professional music-making using loops as a foundation.

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Raleigh: 70s Soul Sound Pack

Level up your music production and sample the sounds of the amazing decade that was the 70s. With crisp, glistening chord progressions, snappy drums and percussion for all of your soul needs

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Toast: Dancehall Sound Pack

With energetic polyrhythms, smooth grooves, and dreamy synths - Toast is the first Dancehall pack in the Soundtrap studio.

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Share Your Sound with Noize London

Watch the video of ​Noize London as he joins Soundtrap to talk about a life-changing experience he had at 14 — when he discovered his first digital audio workstation (DAW) inside a cereal packet.

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How To Change Speed or Pitch of Audio Online

Change the speed or pitch of a song directly online. Learn how to make sped-up or slowed-down remixes of music using Soundtrap’s online DAW.

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Neighborhood: Old School Hip-Hop Sound Pack

Curated for old-school hip-hop producers and Lo-Fi beatmakers. With this Sound Pack, you can access over 100 mind-bending loops, one-shots, and samples inspired by the type of old-school hip-hop that changed music forever.

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8 Important Mixing Tools & Effects Every Musician Needs

Make your music sound professional and streaming-ready! These are the 8 essential mixing tools that every songwriter, producer, and engineer needs to know.

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The Sampler — A Guide to Sampling in Music Production

What is a sampler? How to use sampling in your music production. Learn about the different options of samplers and how to make the most out of this digital instrument.

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The Complete Online DAW for Music Production

Soundtrap is the all-in-one Digital Audio Workstation for beginners and pros alike. Completely online and fully equipped with topline software for audio recording and editing. Find out more about what Soundtrap has to offer.