Posts Tagged ‘sample library’

How To Manage Your Samples

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Most major Digital Audio Workstation programs (Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools etc) come with a sizeable sample library which can take up many Gigabytes of valuable storage space. At some point, it might make sense to move some of these off your main computer…

Sample Library Royalty Issues

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

As more and more people are producing music in their homes, the market for sample libraries is also growing. However, particularly in the realm of downloadable libraries – where the barrier to vendor entry is practically non-existent – it can pay to double-check whether the samples you use are actually cleared for commercial use…

Time To Get In The Loop

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

For many music producers, the quickest and easiest way to create great-sounding tunes is to use pre-recorded loops and samples. There are a number of places to get your hands on such material, but it’s important to ensure that what you’re using is fully licensed. If a track you create from samples suddenly becomes a huge hit, you don’t want someone to come knocking at your door looking for their cut of the royalties…