Need some inspiration to get the creative process going? The Soundtrap Blog gives you the latest product news and tutorial guides to help you supercharge your music-making skills.
In the holiday spirit, Soundtrap is celebrating Drill December with two new & exclusive Drill Sound Packs plus a Holiday Beat Challenge featuring Jay Cactus.
Find out what to consider when deciding on software to produce music in. We list the most important capabilities that any DAW should offer in 2024.
Level up your vocal mixing with Soundtrap's new De-Esser effect. Tame sibilance, refine those “SSS” sounds and achieve smooth and professional vocals with precision.
Dive into video game nostalgia with Soundtrap's New 8-Bit instrument suite! Easily create Chiptune, Hyperpop, and 8-bit EDM with five new instruments for your musical journey.
Learn how to craft authentic 8-bit beats using retro MIDI instruments in Soundtrap. Explore true Chiptune essence or blend vintage with modern for a unique music experience.
Dive into the vibrant world of Hyperpop music with Soundtrap and renowned artist and music producer Fabian Mazur. Watch the video tutorial here.
Dive into the world of Drill music: learn the origin of the subgenre, the difference between Drill and UK Drill, and how to create your own Drill beats in 6 easy steps.
Unlock your creativity! Master chords, iconic progressions, and instrument application. Elevate your songwriting with this essential guide.
Record your voice in your web browser with Soundtrap’s online studio. Fix background noise, tune your vocals, and add effects to your voice recording.
Reduce recording latency in your DAW with expert tips for buffer optimization and audio interface setup. Learn how to decrease your latency using Soundtrap specifically.
Explore the science of audio recording in this beginner's guide for music producers and songwriters. Master equipment basics and advanced techniques.
Learn everything there is to know about audio distortion and how to use it in music mixing. Add punch and depth to your mixes by adding distortion effects to your tracks.
Looking for some fresh drum sounds to add to your next track? Soundtrap offers 100s of virtual drum kits, percussion one-shots, and drum loops - available in the Soundtrap studio.
Soundtrap hosted its 3rd annual Beat Battle on Friday and set the stage for a fierce showdown to inspire creators and educators worldwide.
Discover the world of royalty-free music and unlock its potential for enhancing your songwriting and podcasting process using Soundtrap’s sound library.
Learn how the best emcees put together their bars and write timeless rap lyrics. This guide will teach you how to go from beat to finished rap song in 9 steps.
Learn how to achieve the perfect vocal take for music and podcasting. From recording equipment and mic positioning to noise reduction using Soundtrap’s Vocal Cleanup.
Learn what it means to work as a professional audio engineer with our detailed guide. Master the art of recording, mixing, and shaping sound for artists in the studio.
Elevate the sound quality of your vocal takes and podcast recordings with the new Vocal Cleanup (Powered by AI), and redefine background noise reduction in your audio production.
If you want to record instruments or vocals, you need the right microphone for the job. Use our guide to find out what type of mic suits your needs and why.
Create slasher-themed Halloween beats and songs with Soundtrap’s new sound pack. Spooky loops, sound effects, and one-shots, all in one pack. Get started today!
Expert DIY soundproofing and acoustic treatment tips for music producers to transform any room into a professional recording studio. Achieve pristine audio quality at home with these steps.
Discover the world of Lo-fi music production with this step-by-step beginner’s guide! Learn how to make mesmerizing and chill Lo-fi beats in just 9 clear steps.
Soundtrap's brand-new Sampler lets you turn any sound into a musical instrument. Import any audio, map it across the keyboard, and create unique instruments for a unique sound.
Jump in the studio and sample your dog, car, kitchen, guitar, Beethoven — anything. Create instruments from any sound, from anywhere. Introducing: Sampler!
Unlock your musical potential with our guide to basic music theory. From scales to chords, elevate your compositions and deepen your understanding.
Become a better songwriter and create captivating song structures with our guide. Learn each part of a song, from verses and choruses to bridges and more.
Explore the sounds of Hip Hop - spread out over five decades of beat breaks, 808s, and rhymes - bundled into one ultimate Hip Hop Sound Pack with a collection of our best loops, instruments, and samples.
Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features to the studio every Thursday over the summer. This week, we’re introducing the Tape Wobble effect!
Get the complete rundown of different EQs in audio mixing. What are the different types of equalizers and when should you use each of them to clean up your mix?
Introducing our brand new EQ effect plugin. The Visual EQ is a 5-band parametric equalizer with live audio wave metering and flexible frequency control.
You asked and we listened! Introducing a highly requested feature in the Soundtrap Studio: The ability to toggle Auto Mastering On/Off when exporting songs.
Find out what it takes to become a music producer and what you need to produce professional music in any genre. Soundtrap is the ultimate music production software to get started.
Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features in the studio every Thursday over the summer. This week, we’re introducing the Mod Delay effect!
Soundtrap is bringing new music-making features in the studio every Thursday over the summer, starting with Juicy Distortion and Crusher effects.
Produce Hyper Pop in Soundtrap! Inspired by gaming and pop culture - with glitchy textures, heavy bass plucks, and aggressive drums.
Bad Snacks brings lo-fi into the Soundtrap studio! Straight from Spotify’s Studio in LA, this pack is full of lush, vintage textures and spicy drums with 808s.
Do you have a podcast? Get access to powerful analytics, insights, and engagement tools to help you understand and nurture your audience with Spotify for Podcasters.
Get access to the ultimate EDM sound pack. With instruments and loops inspired by Trap and House, massive chords, and untamed drums. This sound pack is for the electronic music wizards!
Create your own K-Pop tracks with the exclusive Oppa sound pack! Packed with loops and instruments inspired by the vibrant spirit, fancy details, and heavy-hitting rhythms of K-pop.
Soundtrap by Spotify has teamed up with renowned U.K drill producer Jay Cactus to unveil Desert, a comprehensive UK Drill sound pack of high-quality audio content.
Get access to the Desert Sound Pack by Jay Cactus, filled with loops, samples, 808s, scorching one-shots, dark melodic instruments, and blistering drum patterns.
Get access to 248 shimmering pop music loops. The Riverside Sound Pack comes with majestic pianos, shimmering acoustic guitars, and driving drums.
Lxgend joins Soundtrap and reflects on his journey to becoming a self-taught artist, producer, and content creator way before YouTube tutorials existed.
Complete guide to starting your podcast. How to create a format for a successful pod & the best equipment and software for podcast recording, editing, and hosting.
Get access to RnB loops, instruments, and drum kits by producer Fabian Mazur in Soundtrap! Slow, low, and mellow vibes that will fill your productions with slick melodies.
Get access to over 150 Latin Trap loops! With 808s, heavy drums, and Latin-inspired harmonies — Pesado will add some serious groove to your trap tracks.
Access 148 Afrobeat loops and samples! Laid-back chords and beats to change up your four-on-the-floor - this sound pack is bringing Afrobeats to the studio.
Learn the history of the 808 drum machine and how it changed music forever. How it went from a simple beat-making tool to dominating hip-hop and other genres today.
Watch how Noize is tasked to produce a hip-hop/trap beat while incorporating our 808 (with glide) instrument and samples from our Pesado sound pack.
With howling guitar riffs, energetic drums, and distorted bass lines - this is the sound pack for headbangers, punk rockers, and indie-rock fans alike.
Are you new to mixing music and overwhelmed by all of the resources out there? Audio engineer Noize London breaks down the fundamentals of mixing music in this YouTube tutorial.
This blog post will give you all the info about how to produce music using pre-made loops and samples. Soundtrap's in-house producers have put together this guide to professional music-making using loops as a foundation.
Level up your music production and sample the sounds of the amazing decade that was the 70s. With crisp, glistening chord progressions, snappy drums and percussion for all of your soul needs
With energetic polyrhythms, smooth grooves, and dreamy synths - Toast is the first Dancehall pack in the Soundtrap studio.
Watch the video of Noize London as he joins Soundtrap to talk about a life-changing experience he had at 14 — when he discovered his first digital audio workstation (DAW) inside a cereal packet.
Change the speed or pitch of a song directly online. Learn how to make sped-up or slowed-down remixes of music using Soundtrap’s online DAW.
Soundtrap’s Piano Roll is an online MIDI sequencer that lets you play and record instruments online with a digital synthesizer. Record your own chord progressions and melodies directly in your web browser.
Curated for old-school hip-hop producers and Lo-Fi beatmakers. With this Sound Pack, you can access over 100 mind-bending loops, one-shots, and samples inspired by the type of old-school hip-hop that changed music forever.
Make your music sound professional and streaming-ready! These are the 8 essential mixing tools that every songwriter, producer, and engineer needs to know.
What is a sampler? How to use sampling in your music production. Learn about the different options of samplers and how to make the most out of this digital instrument.
Soundtrap is the all-in-one Digital Audio Workstation for beginners and pros alike. Completely online and fully equipped with topline software for audio recording and editing. Find out more about what Soundtrap has to offer.
In addition to Soundtrap’s Auto-Save feature, users can now restore previous versions of their projects in the Soundtrap Studio. This allows users to undo changes and recover a better-sounding version of their track.
Watch as Brooklyn-based artist Elliot Lee takes on Soundtrap's music challenge to create a unique synth-pop track.
Everything you need to know about AI audio mastering online and how you should prepare your music before submitting it to mastering services or applying AI mastering to your songs.
Writing music to feel less alone led to a fulfilling career for Elliot Lee. Watch the full episode of Share Your Sound with Elliot Lee here.
Learn how to record crisp and clear vocals and voiceovers at home or in a studio. Find out what mics and equipment to use and what techniques you should consider to capture vocals that are streaming and radio ready!
Learn how to mix and edit vocals like a pro with our expert guide! Whether you're mixing rap vocals or singing vocals, learn where your vocals should sit in the mix.
Take a deep breath and dive into the creative flow - the Crate Pianos Pack is all about vibing out to the music. With beautiful pianos, warm bass, and low-key takes, Crate Pianos brings you the best of Lo-fi Hip Hop, Jazz, and Soul to the studio.
Patterns Beatmaker by Soundtrap! The ultimate online sequencer for beat-making and drum loops! Get full access to Patterns Beatmaker with 100s of premade drum kits, one-shots, and drum loops in the Soundtrap Studio.
Get access to the beautiful pop sounds of 23. Warm pianos, rumbling drum loops, and heavy bass lines will complement everything from pop ballads to 80s synth-pop to Lo-Fi.
Discover new ways to overcome writer's block and unleash your creativity as a songwriter. We offer pro tips and tricks from music makers inside Spotify to end your creative block and spark your songwriting process.
Get full access to Lush Vox! Producer Astraea is the creator of this wonderful Sound Pack filled with vocal samples, mythical, luscious top-lines, and enchanting choir elements.
Music producer Fabian Mazur has created Hype Trap: A Soundtrap Original Sound Pack. Access the pack here, filled with samples and loops that exude high-energy trap vibes.
How to write a song online with our pro tips and tools for crafting chord progressions, melodies, and writing lyrics and song structure. Access the ultimate songwriting guide.
From the outskirts of the capital, Brixton is bringing more U.K Drill to the studio, with deep basses, large textures and those hard hitting drums that you know and love.
Nothing but Drift Phonk. Get access to 100s of distorted, clipped, and scrambled samples meshed with unique cowbell sounds.
Plenty of music-making tools enable artists to create unique sounds on the web, but an online sequencer is your go-to software if you want to create professional songs instantly on your computer. Beat sequencers and piano rolls allow you to create drum grooves, chord progressions, and melodies and are the perfect way to go from idea to finished song in minutes.
If you’re interested in remixing music, there are plenty of ways to get started! With today’s audio production tools, it’s easier than ever to create remixes. And with DAWs like Soundtrap, you can even remix a song online. This article will show you how to put your own twist to your favorite songs by learning how to remix music.
Loops and sample packs are a great way to find inspiration and save time when making music. Soundtrap offers over 23 000 royalty-free loops, instruments, sound FX, and samples –– all available inside the Studio.
Auto-Tune is a type of audio processing software that is used to modify and enhance vocal recordings. Find out about the history of Auto-Tune and the impact it’s had on modern pop music.
So, you want to make your vocals sound professional? Soundtrap’s online studio comes equipped with a Vocal Tuner effect plugin to create lush and crisp vocals in tune.
MIDI editors make it easier than ever for musicians to create and arrange music. Soundtrap’s online MIDI editor lets you create amazing melodies and drum beats with an easy-to-use sequencer.
Making a beat is one of the most enjoyable activities for music producers. In this article, we will walk you through the steps of beat-making. Whether you want to make raunchy Trap Beats, LoFi Hip Hop, or Dance Music, the process of creating beats basically follows the same steps.
Soundtrap lets you mix your songs instantly online. Learn how to mix your music in this step-by-step guide for beginners.
Learn how to master your own music in 7 steps, what online mastering is, and how much professional mastering costs.
Everything you need to build your own home studio for music recording in 7 easy steps.
The sound that gained notoriety in modern UK Drill and Trap beats. Yes, we are talking about the 808 sub-bass. Hard-hitting, deep, and bendy bass lines with the glide function at your disposal.
In order to record audio digitally, you'll need a music production software - or DAW. Soundtrap’s easy-to-use studio lets you create music online - from anywhere.
Making a song is definitely not easy, but we’ve made it easier. From coming up with a melody and lyrics, to getting your masterpiece streaming ready, we have your back each step of the way.
Working with musicians from around the world is now easier than ever. No more sending large audio files back and forth and waiting for feedback. Collaborate and leave instant comments on the same project - completely online.
The next step after recording your track is mixing. Making sure every instrument and vocal sound great together is key to making a song come alive. Find out how Soundtrap can make your mix sound great and in harmony.
Mastering your song is the final stage of music creation. Soundtrap automatically masters your track to ensure that it sounds polished and competitively loud on all devices and platforms.