Modulate playback speed, use key tracking to control pitch, loop, reverse and much more. Bitwig Studio 2's Sampler is deconstructed in this video from certified pro, Thavius Beck.
Kontakt-based instruments just keep getting better, and 2018 saw some of the most ambitious and great-sounding releases ever. Here are the boldest and best Kontakt instruments of the year.
With 250GB sounds, 70 studio quality effects and much more, SampleTank 4 is IK's biggest workstation release to date. Here's everything that's new.
With an emphasis on late 1990's soul, the latest in Native Instrument Expansions series captures the sound of warm funk, hip-hop, jazz, and soul.
Whether you want to make money selling sample packs or simply create your own unique instrument and loop library, this course tells you everything you need to know about the process.
Creative sampler gets a major update with workflow and engine enhancements - and it's on special offer until the end of July.
This completely free MPC expansion pack adds more sounds to your AKAI setup and is compatible with both the hardware and software. Grab it now!
This powerful new virtual instrument uses sampling and synthesis for advanced sound design. It's available for Mac, PC and also for Linux. Here's what you need to know.
The accomplished sampled instrument developer has released two instruments for free and you can download them today. Here's what you need to know.
Here's a new video from the bespoke synth and instrument designers, plus a tantalizing glimpse of the specs. deFormer 3 looks like a fearsome sound mangler.
This 8-week Live Lab with an Ableton Live Certified trainer will teach you everything you need to know about Live's synths, samplers and getting a great sound.
Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.
Hardware and software instruments share some common traits. Here, Joe Albano explains how samplers and ROMplers differ, as well as what they have in common.
HALion Sonic SE comes with Cubase but it's also available free for other DAWs. Matt Hepworth shows you how to quickly assign single notes to play complex chords in this short video.