If you were recording before DAWs the chances are you had to be handy with a razor blade. But why? Joe Albano explains how some techniques have changed and others remain the same.
AKAI software and hardware is known for its abilities with loops, samples and slicing - so what better fit that partnering with Splice, a loop and sample expert? Here's what they're cooking up.
Spread the cost of buying these iZotope tools and end up owning the license. This new model looks like very good news for musicians and producers everywhere.
In an interesting move in the music making industry, Splice has introduced a ‘rent to own’ plan for Xfer Records Serum, one of the most popular synth plugins available. No strings attached!
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
We've reported on browser-based sequencers and synths before. But now, Splice have brought purpose to it by integrating a beat making sequencer with their Splice Sounds sample catalogue. Clever.
Splice tell us they are the first service to allow dynamic previews of presets before purchase so you can hear them in mono, poly and more modes, with exclusive presets from Mike Hawkins and 7 Skies.
With its own growing library, partnering with other big sample libraries, and a monthly subscription price, Splice Sounds aims to be the most convenient place to get samples from. Does it succeed?
Splice do remote collaboration and syncing within popular DAWs, and have Splice Sounds, a sample subscription service. Prime Loops have joined them so there's now 2000 sample packs available.
Learn how to control the stereo dimension of your Ableton Live mix thanks to this in-depth tutorial from The Sound Tutor. You can also work through and download the included project on Splice.com.
Better known as Deepchild, Rick Bull is an accomplished Australian electronic producer based in Germany, while Canadian techno and house producer Noah Pred made the leap to Berlin a few years later.