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ESSENTIAL HOUSE: Production Tips Pt. I

ESSENTIAL HOUSE: Production Tips Pt. I

Our recent sample pack Essential House is on track to becoming one of our most popular releases yet! So, to help you get even more out of this stellar pack, we’ve put together a number of useful tips to help you take your House productions…

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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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Top 5 Drum Processing Tips

Top 5 Drum Processing Tips

After the release of our Tech House Drum Tools sample pack earlier this week, we have put together our top 5 drum processing tips, for you to apply and achieve the professional sound you’ve been looking for! Check out the full pack here: Tech House…

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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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Q&A on Drum & Bass Production

Q&A on Drum & Bass Production

To celebrate the release of the long awaited Drum & Bass 2 sample pack, we’ve done an extensive Q&A with the producer of the pack. 15 questions to give you an in-depth look into what inspired the producer when creating the pack, what techniques he’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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90’s Rave – OUT NOW

90’s Rave – OUT NOW

The revival of the 90’s warehouse rave scene is here. Whether you lived through the infamous acid house days or not, this sample pack will spark a sense of nostalgia – think plucky basslines, authentic old-school rave chords, classic pianos, squelchy synth loops and the…

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Future Progressive House – OUT NOW!!

Future Progressive House – OUT NOW!!

Are you looking to produce amazing sounding tracks which are going to smash the festivals this summer? Do you need access to super high quality Audio, MIDI, Presets and video tutorials?! Inspired by the biggest names in EDM from the likes of Nicky Romero, Tom…

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EDM 2017 – OUT NOW!!

EDM 2017 – OUT NOW!!

There are so many sub-genres branching down from EDM in 2017 so we decided to put all of our best production tools together in one bundle. Inspired by the sounds of San Holo, Marshmello, Nicky Romero, DJ Snake, Axwell and many more… Sample Tools by…

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