Soundtrap Resources

Want to get started with your creative process? We’ve collected a few resources covering the basics of music making to help you create your first track.
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The Sampler — A Guide to Sampling in Music Production

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.

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The Complete Online DAW for Music Production

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.

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Never Miss A Beat: Introducing Time Restore

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.

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Creating a Synth-Pop Track With Elliot Lee | Bucket Beats

Watch as Brooklyn-based artist Elliot Lee takes on Soundtrap's music challenge to create a unique synth-pop track.

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Online Music Mastering: How Does It Work?

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.

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Share Your Sound: Ep. 4 with Elliot Lee

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.

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The Secrets To Recording Pro Vocals & Voiceovers

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!

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How To Edit & Mix Your Vocals Online in 7 Steps

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Crate Pianos - LoFi Beats & Chill Vibes

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.

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Bring Your Beats to Life with Patterns Beatmaker

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: 23 - Acoustic Pop

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.

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Pro Songwriter Tips: Overcome Your Writer’s Block for Good

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Lush Vox by Astraea

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Hype Trap by Fabian Mazur

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.

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Songwriting Tips: How To Write Incredible Songs In Any Genre

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Brixton Sound Pack

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Memphis Sound Pack

Nothing but Drift Phonk. Get access to 100s of distorted, clipped, and scrambled samples meshed with unique cowbell sounds.

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Online Sequencer for Song & Beat Making

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.

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How to Remix a Song: The Steps To Get Started

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.

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Soundtrap Originals: Audio Loops & Sample Packs

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.

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An Introduction to Auto-Tune: How It Can Enhance Your Music

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.

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Soundtrap Auto-Tune® - Pitch Correct Your Vocals Online

So, you want to make your vocals sound professional? Soundtrap’s online studio comes equipped with an Auto-Tune® effect plugin powered by world-leading vocal production company Antares.

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Create Better Music with Soundtrap's Online MIDI Editor

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.

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Make Your Own Beat: Step-by-Step Guide

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.

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Mixing Music Online in 10 Easy Steps

Soundtrap lets you mix your songs instantly online. Learn how to mix your music in this step-by-step guide for beginners.

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7 Steps to Master a Song

Learn how to master your own music in 7 steps, what online mastering is, and how much professional mastering costs.

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Setting Up a Home Studio for Recording Music

Everything you need to build your own home studio for music recording in 7 easy steps.

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Produce Harder Beats Using 808 Bass with Glide

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.

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What Is A DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) & How Does It Work?

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.

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Steps to Creating A Song from Start to Finish

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.

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How To Collaborate Online with Soundtrap

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.

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A Guide to Audio Mixing

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.

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An Introduction to Music Mastering

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.