The latest Beat Magazine 01/21 issue has just been released. This month we focus on THE contemporary topic: How to earn money selling sounds and samples during the Corona crisis? Find new ways and alternatives to let your music business stay alive. Software-wise this issue comes with a full version of d16 Nepheton, an XXL Overdrive & Filter bundle with five top-notch effect plugins as well as our LoFi EDM expansion for Zampler and Akai MPCs. Altogether with 12 GB of samples, tools, effects, and instruments.
d16 Nepheton drum machine PLUG-IN included for free!
No other drum machine has been copied in hardware or software as often as Roland‘s TR-808, and it‘s no wonder. It has, after all, influenced countless musical genres, from Hip Hop and Electro to Techno and House to R&B, Pop and Trap.
One of the best virtual replicas of this cult device is without doubt the d16 Nepheton. The full version is part of the latest Beat issue #180. So be sure to grab your copy today!
BEST OF BEAT MAGAZINE #180
Selling Sound, Samples, Songs & Trailers
Read about how to sale sound banks and sample packs as well as beats and trailers. We will show you how the sounds are best prepared and how you can then upload the results to a shop or online portal, from where you can find an audience. Page 14
Digital Culture: Streaming Services
The whole world of music – this is how the big streaming providers present themselves to the public. In reality, however, they are far away from this claim. Only a fraction of all music ever recorded has been digitalized. Will we ever get to hear it all? Page 36
Free: d16 Nepheton
No drum machine has been copied in hardware or software as often as Roland‘s TR-808. No wonder, after all, it has influenced countless music genres, from Hip Hop and Electro to Techno and House to R&B, Pop and Trap. One of the best virtual replicas of this cult device is without a doubt the d16 Nepheton. So we are all the more pleased to present this cult drummer as this month‘s highlight and show you how to conjure up diverse beats with it! Page 38
Studio Insights: Ólafur Arnalds
With modern technology, character, and lots of feeling: Ólafur Arnalds has successfully bridged the gap between classical and electronic music. Danny Turner spoke with him about how the Stratus Software has influenced the sound of his latest album. Page 48
Pan-Pot, Carl Cox, and Adam Beyer consider her a major production talent. But BEC‘s also one of Techno‘s most forward-thinking DJs. Never content to play it safe, her set-up encompasses three decks, various hardware items, and smart software to create equally smooth and adventurous journeys. Tobias Fischer spoke to BEC about the pleasures of sobriety, art for art‘s sake, and the spiritual connections of her approach to DJing. Page 92
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