MP3 vs AIFF – which format is better? For a musician, it is very important to find a good file format for their music records. With the current variety of formats, choosing the best for you is not very easy – each one has its own downsides and benefits. Today we will talk about such formats as AIFF and MP3. What’s an AIFF? For most people, AIFF is a questionable, or even a useless file format. They know that AIFFs have a higher quality sound, but at the same time these files are heavier. It makes downloading and storing AIFFs a bit problematic. Then, such files cost more. To choose […]
As it has been in previous years, DJ Mag has announced their list of TOP50 Techno & House Dj’s around the world. And again, as it was a year ago, the total number of votes has topped 1 million people.
Sample packs are essential part of modern electronic music making process. To create a good tune you need best sample packs available. We have prepared a selection of our favorite sample packs for May and June 2017.
Best Free DAW 2017 While we create music on our computers we want to play fair. We save pennies and cents to buy the license of the best DAW possible. But for beginners and non-professionals Digital Audio Workstations are quite expensive.
Here are the 10 most played premieres of 2016 As many of you surely know, DJ Mag is one of the most influential DJ magazines. They started back in 1991 as a paper magazine publishing news about the UK electronic music scene. Now, over 25 years later DJ Mag is a worldwide medium with paper issues in several countries, translated into ten languages, large Internet Community and patronship over many music events. They run TOP100 Clubs and TOP100 DJs lists where hundreds of thousands people vote on their favorites. Many musicians and DJs submit their tunes to DJ MAG to become featured in the magazine’s premieres on […]
Lucid Santa is giving presents! Ho Ho Ho! It is that time of the year when everyone is wishing their beloved all the best. The animals are talking with human voices (so should we 😉 ) and the atmosphere is warm and festive despite weather. In such nice scenery we would like to wish you All the best for Christmas from the Lucidsamples. May this be the time you rest well, eat well and get well with your family and friends. We hope to see you soon in great mood, full of energy and new ideas! This year Santa Claus is wearing orange clothes And that is for sure! Have you ever […]
You can redownload the remastered sample packs For Free! We constantly work to improve the quality of music production tools we provide to our clients. On this list you will find all our reworked sample packs. They are remastered, updated and in some of them we added Rex2 loops. Now you can redownload them in even better quality completely for free!
The Legendary DJ Turntable A wonderful announcement has been made by Panasonic and the DJ communities has exploded like never before. The legendary DJ Turntable SL-1200 is back! Timeless DJ gear is making a comeback with style. The relaunch is probably made possible by a huge response made by producers and DJ’s after 2012. When Technics stopped making the model, people started to buy the turntable from second hands. Lots of new gear has been made and produced from that time but non had such an impact on DJ culture like SL-1200. If you are thinking about a single piece of equipment that made a name for itself as most […]
DJ Feedback | Introduction We live in times when DJ communities are huge factor when it comes to giving DJ feedback. Younger performers try to emulate and learn from the best. That is really simple and we all know this pretty much from experience. We will try to answer critical questions such as: why should you bother with DJ Feedback? How to get it? And what should not be emphasized when getting the feedback? What should you share with the person, and how you should act? So, without further a due, let’s get to work, since I’m sure most of you eagerly what to know my response upon the matter […]
Construction Kits | introduction While music producers tend to use many mix tools to make their work a lot easier, some people from the community will criticise them for ‘cheating’ or what is worse – for being not enough creative. Well, I deliberately not agree with them. Construction kit not only is a handy tool to use, but also it makes your work easier to the point where you have time to think about other aspects of your work, which are more important. I’ll write about them a bit later. To sum up the introduction: construction kits by any means aren’t cheating and you should not stop using them if […]