Smack Pack Mini Is A FREE Hip Hop Sample Pack By Ski Beatz

Reverb releases Smack Pack Mini, an exclusive free hip hop sample pack crafted by legendary producer Ski Beatz. David Anthony Willis, aka Ski Beatz, produced numerous records for artists like Murs (my favorite rapper), Jay Z, Fat Joe, Lil’ Kim, and Nature, among others. Active on the scene since 1986, he also released three solo…

Spread Light By Yum Audio Is FREE For A Limited Time.

Yum Audio offers its Spread Light (£39 value) stereo tool plugin as a FREE download for macOS and Windows. Spread Light is available for free download in 64-bit AU, VST3, and AAX formats as part of a limited-time launch offer. Once the offer expires, the purchase price will be £39. Spread Light comes with a…

How To Stop Your Laptop Shutting Down When You Close The Lid

Why on earth would you want to do that, you might ask? Surely it’d be pointless, or at best, dangerous? (After all, wouldn’t having it open help to keep it cool?) Well not only is it OK to set it up like this, it is also a very good idea to have your laptop set…

40 Years OF The Roland TR-808 Drum Machine

The Roland TR-808 drum machine is regarded as a standard in the music and music culture. It’s difficult to imagine that a drum machine developed in 1980 would be appreciated to this day by fans of music, culture, and design. Future, The Game, Kelis, Britney Spears, and Frank Ocean are just a few to name-drop it in their song. But how did…

iZotope Summer Sale: 92% OFF Bundles & Crossgrades

iZotope’s ongoing Summer Sale at Plugin Boutique offers up to 92% assorted bundles. The sale will be active throughout the month until June 30th. The majority of the sale features crossgrade and upgrade bundles, which are perfect for existing iZotope users. For example, you can crossgrade to the Everything Bundle for just £429 if you…

DirtyPumper Is A FREE Saturation Effect By SNFK Music

SNFK Music offers DirtyPumper, a freeware saturation effect in VST3 and AU plugin formats for macOS and Windows. Before we get into it, I should note that there were some issues with the macOS version. These issues have been labeled as fixed, but I’ve still had problems, so if you’re a Mac user, let me…