With the current technology at our disposal, sampling has never been easier. It’s mind boggling to think about the multitude of digital and analog samplers out there – as well as the endless number of sample libraries.
Creating a beat with samples or being able to sample replace a kick or snare drum on the fly is a real blessing.
Of course, sampling is not limited to beat creation alone and sometimes, to really make our music stand out, we want to take things a step further.
There are many fantastic examples of “unconventional” samples in modern music. Burial’s incredible use of samples like the ‘Metal Gear Solid‘ in-game sound fx always stands out to me, but he’s a very special case.
This video is going to show you how you can use unconventional samples as part of your music and even base your entire production around their use, if you so choose.
Who wants to be conventional anyway?
Check it out!
Now, I’d love to know…
What’s the craziest, most “out there” sample you’ve used in your productions?
Leave a comment below!
professional sounding mix every time…