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4 Best Youtube Channels For Beginner Music Producers

4 Best Youtube Channels For Beginner Music Producers

All The Above Youtube Channels Are Some Of The Best Resource For Learning Music Production & Beat Making Using Your Chosen D.A.W

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Top 10 Lo-Fi and Hip Hop Sample Packs

Top 10 Lo-Fi and Hip Hop Sample Packs

 Having a quality supply of Hip-Hop and LoFi resources at your fingertips can make a huge difference in your music production. That’s why so many beatmakers and music producers are calling upon some of the many sample and loop packs that are available in the marketplace in this genre. In today’s music industry, it’s a necessity to have fresh samples in your production. 

But with all the great sample and loop packs available, there are also quite a bit in the marketplace that just can’t cut it. Or even worse, use recycled samples from other quality sound kit and sample packs.

When looking to buy new sample and loop packs, it’s always a good idea to check out some from the top sample pack labels and also the top platforms to buy sound kits and sample packs. Buying from the best will assure you get a top-notch quality product.

The fresher the samples, the better the beats. The better the beats, the more beat sales one will receive. It’s really that simple and why selecting a quality Hip-Hop and LoFi sample pack is so important. You really want your production to stand out from the masses that are selling on the top platforms to sell beats.

Because there are so many Hip-Hop and LoFi sample packs, I’ve curated the best of the best into the list below. No matter what sample or loop you need in the Hip-Hop and LoFi genre, there is something for everyone. Take your music production to the next level. Sell more beats. Secure more placements.

These are the top Hip-Hop and LoFi sample packs.

  1. Lo-Fi Lockdown - Our best seller and features 6 of Toolbox Samples best Lo-Fi Packs in one
  2. Raw Lo-Fi
  3. Lo-Fi Drums
  4. LoFi Sunsets
  5. Lo-Fi Soul
  6. Daydreams
  7. Manchester Lo-Fi
  8. Lo-Fi Magic Vol. 1
  9. Morning Coffee
  10. Coma Cassettes

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Grammy Nominated Sample Packs

Grammy Nominated Sample Packs

While this isn’t yet its own category at the Grammy’s, I can definitely see this happening in the near future. And there may not be a Grammy nominated sample pack, but you will definitely find sample packs all over production used in Grammy nominated songs. Award winning music producers and beatmakers are regularly looking to top sample pack labels to bolster their collection of samples.

What sample packs were present at the 2019 Grammy’s?


An awesome example of sample packs being used in Grammy nominated music is Bring Me The Horizon’s 2019 release of amo. The album effortlessly blends influences from alt-rock to hip-hop and pop. It’s no surprise amo received a Grammy nomination in the category of “Best Rock Album.”

What was a surprise, however, was when vocal sample pack creator, KARRA, found her vocals prominently used in the hook for the song “in the dark.” This is becoming more and more of the norm in music production. Popular sample packs finding their way into hit songs and albums.

Another big example of this comes from sample pack creator, DECAP, and his Drums That Knock series. The latest edition of this series recently went platinum on Splice. And it also appears on a track included in Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift album. “Already” which also features Major Lazer was produced by Shatta Wale. Beyoncé’s album was nominated as one of the best Pop Vocal Album’s of 2019.

And that wasn’t it for DECAP at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Electronic musician, Flume, also plucked samples from Drums That Knock for his mixtape, Hi, This is Flume. The mixtape went on to get nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album.

So, as you’re starting your next music project or beat, make sure you’re using the freshest sample packs on the market. You just might turn them into Grammy-nominated sample packs!

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Top Music Production Equipment To Use Samples On

Top Music Production Equipment To Use Samples On

There are many resources and labels to purchase quality samples from in today’s music world. And having solid equipment to use can make them all the more fun to work with. With so many options to choose from, finding the top music production equipment to use samples on may seem like it could take a lifetime. Because of this, I decided to curate some top picks that will take your samples and workflow to the next level.

Many beatmakers and music producers still prefer producing music inside of software. But there is a huge slice of the market that prefers a hands-on feel. Hardware samplers like the legendary Akai MPC series have stood the test of time. And there are many other competitive options to go along with it. Those who do prefer being connected to their computer have many MIDI controllers to choose from. You may prefer a small 25-key keyboard for instance or a larger one that also has drum pads built-in. Ultimately, it’s important to do your research and find something that makes sense for your workflow. 

The curated list below is applicable for those who have a small budget all the way to those who have some more money to spend on their music production equipment. Keep in mind that having a big or small budget for music production equipment has never stopped anyone though. Be confident in your ability to create no matter what your tools may be. This is the top music production equipment to use samples on.

Akai MPC Live

  • Akai MPC Live

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Keyboard

  • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Keyboard

Native Instruments Maschine MK3

  • Native Instruments Maschine MK3

ROLI Songmaker Kit Control Surface Bundle

  • ROLI Songmaker Kit Control Surface Bundle

Elektron Octatrack MKII 8-track Performance Sampler

  • Elektron Octatrack MKII 8-track Performance Sampler

Korg Amplifier Part (VOLCASAMPLE)

  • Korg Amplifier Part (VOLCASAMPLE)

Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII

  • Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII

Korg Drum Machine (ELECTRIBE 2 SRD)

  • Korg Drum Machine (ELECTRIBE2SRD)

Roland Percussion Sampling Pad

  • Roland Percussion Sampling Pad

Now you have premier music production equipment and have collected samples from the top labels in the industry. It’s time to put them to use and make some innovative and high-quality beats. What music production equipment are you using your samples on?

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Top 10 Sample Pack Labels

Top 10 Sample Pack Labels

A sample pack labels sole purpose is to create innovative and unique sounds that can mesh into your music production. Find out what our top 10 labels for samples are.

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