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Trippy Trap Drum Loops: 5 Tips to Improve Your Trap Beats

Trippy Trap Drum Loops: 5 Tips to Improve Your Trap Beats

There is no doubt that Trap and Hip-Hop are two of the biggest genres in the game right now! Artist like Drake and Travis Scott are topping the radio charts everywhere, and the more heavy trap producers like NGHTMRE and Snavs are playing high profile…

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OUT NOW: FESTIVAL EDM ANTHEMS

OUT NOW: FESTIVAL EDM ANTHEMS

Looking to produce the biggest Festival EDM Anthems? This pack is what you need! An all-in-one production toolkit providing you with bigger than life synth hooks, badass baselines, hard hitting drums, swirling FX, and much much more…   Check out the full pack here: Festival…

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Q&A with Purple Disco Machine

Q&A with Purple Disco Machine

To follow up the release of Purple Disco Machine’s first sample pack, we’ve done an exclusive Q&A with the man himself. You can check out the pack here: Purple Disco Machine Vol. 1   1. What steps did you take to promote yourself as a…

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DRUM & BASS 3 – OUT NOW ON SAMPLE TOOLS BY CR2

DRUM & BASS 3 – OUT NOW ON SAMPLE TOOLS BY CR2

Sample Tools by Cr2 are proud to be back with yet another pack in the DnB series with Drum & Bass 3. This pack supplies you with more of what you need to create heavy-weight DnB bangers. INTRODUCING: Drum & Bass 3 Drum & Bass…

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2019 IN REVIEW

2019 IN REVIEW

What a year it’s been for Sample Tools by Cr2! We’ve released more sample packs than ever, including our first Artist Pack with Purple Disco Machine, and we launched our Platinum Producer Membership subscription service. To celebrate 2019 we’ve compiled a list of our favourite…

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5 Tips For Punchy and Tight 808’s

5 Tips For Punchy and Tight 808’s

Whether you’re producing Trap, Hip-Hop, RnB or Lofi, 808 Bass Drums are one of the most used and important elements, even sometimes in House and Pop. To celebrate our latest Trap pack, Festival Trap 3, we have put together 5 tips and tricks for getting your 808’s…

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Sound Design: 5 Tips & Tricks

Sound Design: 5 Tips & Tricks

Sound design is one of the most important yet misunderstood aspects of music production and can confuse professionals and novices alike. Often when people hear “Sound Design”, they instantly think of synthesisers and LFO’s. However, it is in fact the manipulation of audio with prior…

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5 Ways to Make Your Drops More Exciting

5 Ways to Make Your Drops More Exciting

To celebrate the release of Bass Music 3 we’ve put together a brief list of tips and tricks to help you make your drops more exciting. When producing Bass House, as with most genres, simplicity is key. However, you want to prevent your tracks from…

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Top 8 Side-Chain Plugins

Top 8 Side-Chain Plugins

There’s no going around it, in modern-day music side-chaining has become an unmissable mixing tool for any producer. Whether one uses it to make sure the kick punches through, or for more creative purposes, side-chaining is essential to make the mix sound right. However, despite…

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Sample Tools by Cr2 – Ultimate Grooves & Melodics

Sample Tools by Cr2 – Ultimate Grooves & Melodics

To access your free Ableton Live Project Template please CLICK HERE to fill out the sign up form. Thanks for purchasing your MPK Mini MK II, MPD 218, APC Mini, APC Key or MIDIMix from our friends over at AKAI Professional. Now that you have registered you can download our exclusive sample…

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