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Mike Will Speaks on "Beach Is Better"

Prominent FL Studio user, Mike Will speaks on the importance of working with the legends of the game as well as the up and comers. He also talks about “Beach Is Better” the 56 second banger off of Jay Z’s “Magna Carter Holy Grail” possibly becoming a full song.

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J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League on Live Instruments; Gives Advice to Music Producers


Watch as J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League speak on the importance of using live instruments in their productions. A lot of music producers today are making beats on their computer and losing a live feeling of real instruments.

Wondagurl Breaksdown Travi$ Scott - Uptown



Watch as the 16 year old girl producer breaks down travi$ Scott - Uptown instrumental.


Hit-Boy on Producing Jay - Z "SomewhereInAmerica"

Watch as FruityLoops veteran, and industry producer, Hit-Boy talks about his production process on Jay-Z, SomewhereInAmerica.


!llmind Blap Kits Vol. 1 - 4


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Known for smacking snares, heart punching kicks, and crunchy/warm drum kits, !llmind presents the official "BLAP KIT" series, containing his very own signature drum sounds! No more chopping drums from actual songs with messy results. No more “open space” drum hunting. Get the real deal, right here...

DOWNLOAD (72MB)

Johnny Juliano DreamStation (KONTAKT)




- Kontakt library geared towards urban producers
- Requires Kontakt 5.0.3 or higher
- Does not work with FREE "Player version"
- Packaged with 75 Instruments (.nki files)
- Requires at least 535mb of storage available
- Includes: Brass, Bass, Synths, Strings, Keys, & More!
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Includes 75 Instruments (.NKI Format)
- Bass
- Bells
- Brass
- Choir
- Drumkit/Perc
- Keys
- Leads
- Stab/Hit
- Strings
- Synth
- Uplifter FX
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Watch this video demonstration:

DOWNLOAD (192MB) | BUY NOW ($49.99)

Native Instruments Battery 4



BATTERY 4 is the cutting-edge drum sampler designed for the 21st century. It combines a supercharged library, tailor-made for electronic and hip hop music, with a radically-intuitive workflow that keeps the focus on creativity.


Instantly find and arrange sounds with a new, tag-based browser, and route powerful new effects with drag-and-drop simplicity. With a clear, compelling interface that puts incredible power at your fingertips, BATTERY 4 launches drum sampling into the future.


DOWNLOAD (122MB)


Nexus 2.3.2 Update


A little more stable than the 2.2.1 update. It has worked for some in FL Studio, and others have had a little trouble so good luck! Sequel to the 2.2.1 Nexus update.
Enjoy!


DOWNLOAD (34MB)

Native Instruments FM8 + 1000s of Presets!


 Native Instruments has harnessed the power of FM synthesis. The strengths of digital are manifest in FM8’s powerful audio engine which generates breath-taking, brilliantly dynamic FM sound in pristine quality. With its emphasis on ease-of-use, the FM8 brings a high degree of simplicity to the otherwise intricate process of FM synthesis, delivering unsurpassed depth, brilliance, and dynamism. 

FM8 embodies the bright, lively sound of FM synthesis. Load patches from classic FM hardware units or use over 1200 presets, including the full library from former product 'Transient Attacks'. Innovative features raise FM based synthesis to new levels. 

This is a great VSTi for synths, and Pads. Especially great for Trance, house and Dubstep producers!

BUY NOW | DEMO | DOWNLOAD (88MB)

Childish Major on Producing Rocko's U.O.E.N.O


Watch as Childish Major walks us through his relationship with DJ Spinz, and shows us how the UOENO beat came together in Fruity Loops!

Mixing Secrets For A Small Studio (E-book)



Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers.
Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio is a down-to-earth primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the back-room strategies of more than 100 famous names, this entertaining guide leads you step-by-step through the entire mixing process. On the way, you'll unravel the mysteries of every type of mix processing, from simple EQ and compression through to advanced spectral dynamics and "fairy dust" effects. User-friendly explanations introduce technical concepts on a strictly need-to-know basis, while chapter summaries and assignments are perfect for school and college use.
  • Learn the subtle editing, arrangement, and monitoring tactics which give industry insiders their competitive edge, and master the psychological tricks which protect you from all the biggest rookie mistakes.
  • Find out where you don't need to spend money, as well as how to make a limited budget really count.
  • Pick up tricks and tips from leading-edge engineers working on today's multi-platinum hits, including Michael Brauer, Serban Ghenea, the Lord-Alge brothers, Tony Maserati, Manny Marroquin, Dave "Hard Drive" Pensado, Jack Joseph Puig, Mark "Spike" Stent, Phil Tan, Andy Wallace, and many, many more . . .
DOWNLOAD  (7MB)

Sugar Bytes Effectrix 1.2



 Effectrix is the perfect tool for sequenced sound manipulations.

Tweak your beats, create new rhythms, reverse parts, stretch others, apply

delaylines; even create melodies with atonal material. If you like, do it all at

once! Have it your way with 14 Candy Effects of Sugar Bytes latest Bang Effectrix,

each one providing its own step sequencer and two modulation-sequencers.

Please check out the demo to see what we’re saying.


Effectrix is a great FX VST for tape stop, reverse, and loop effects. I've been using it alot more as of late, and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a new plugin for effects! Below is a video of @EPIK using it!

Purchase: Buy Now ($129USD) | Demo




Download: DOWNLOAD (9MB)


*Remember: If you like it, then buy it!

Rob Papen Albino 3


In 2002 Rob Papen approached Peter Linsener of LinPlug with the idea of a sound-designers dream synth.
A few months later ALBINO was born! This very unique synth stole the hearts of many musicians due to it's high quality sound, usability and inspirational presets.
Albino3 has loads of amazing new creative features added like the two new filters "Scream" and "Comb"; four FX units with new FX like LoFi and WahWah; a Compressor and an improved Reverb.
But the biggest new feature is that you can layer up to four instances of Albino in one single preset!
Albino 3 has more than 2200 'Rob Papen' presets in various styles of music plus two banks by the very talented REYN (Famous Dutch producer), Noisia (Dutch DnB) and NarvanaX (Dutch Hardcore).

Purchase Albino 3 Today: Rob Papen | LinPLug | Demo


This is a great VST for synths and arpeggiators. I use it sometimes, and it was used in the making of "John - Lil Wayne (ft. Rick Ross)" (3:20 on the video)





DOWNLOAD (10MB)
Remember if you like it, then buy it!





FL Studio 11 | What's New?

If you haven't already heard the news, FL Studio 11 was released today.
Watch the video to see what's new!

If you are interested in purchasing, click HERE

FL Studio 64-Bit BETA

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Recently FL Studio made the FL Studio 64-bit BETA version available for testing. Please note that this BETA expires May 1, 2013. For those interested check out the info HERE

Making Of: Hit-Boy x Beyoncé - "Bow Down" x "I Been On"

Watch as grammy Nominated producer Hit-Boy walks us through the beat making process of his new single for Beyonce: Bow Down. Watch as he shows his process with FL Studio

Maestro Knows (Hit-Boy edition)


Watch as Hit-Boy walks through a day in his life, and a few beats he has recorded for major artists in FL Studio!

9th Wonder- "Threat"- Decoded


Grammy-winning hip-hop icon 9th Wonder tells the story behind the production of “Threat” off JAY Z’s “The Black Album.” You can also catch glimpses of the FL Studio session he used for the beat.

Hit-Boy: Behind the Sound




Power 106′s Rikki Martinez had a moment to catch up with the Grammy Award Winning super producer Hit-Boy. He talks about his first beat, where he gets his unique sounds, experimenting, his label, & more.


Behind The Grind: Boi-1da Interview


Boi1da is the producer behind such beats as, “Uptown,” “Bill Gates,” “Best I Ever Had,” “Forever,” & Eminem’s “Not Afraid.” Boi1da recalls his rise to success from his start as a rapper to making beats for artist like Eminem, Drake & Dr.Dre. He recalls quitting his 9-5 and spending hours making beats on Fruity Loops.


Luxonix Ravity VSTi





Ravity(R)'s rack-mounted module type control panel occupies very small
portion of your screen. 4 Quick Edit Knobs on the left side of
ravity(R) allow you to build your desired sound quick and easy.
Ravity(R)'s Preset Browser is the most convenient feature ever
realized in software instruments. Every necessary control is
featured in the main screen. You can navigate and adjust them
through key inputs without using the mouse. You can assign
colors to individual user presets depending on their relative
frequencies of use. And, ravity(R) offers the fastest sound
browsing with the Preview/Load System.
Ontheravity(R), you can assign the desired sounds to
individual pads. Outputs and mute groups can be easily assinged to
each pad, and you can supervise every aspect of sounds through
the wide LCD display. Ravity(R) offers an easy-to-use & intuitive
editing environment. The MIDI assign function is fully accessible with
just one right click on the buttons or knobs. And, by clicking on
the knob's name, you can directly type accurate values through
computer's keyboard. LFX Module at the bottom part of panel
supports simple and powerful effecting.
Additional functions for the MIDI Assign and several setups can be
adjusted on the back panel. Ravity(R) includes quick links to refer the
manual.



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Native Instruments Massive VSTi



This unique synthesizer has its own uncompromising character that produces the most distinctive of sounds. From the deepest low end, MASSIVE is capable of the creamiest, punchiest basses to give your tracks a solid foundation. Razor-sharp leads that cut through the mix, even with grit and dirt piled high, set MASSIVE apart among analog style soft synths. And just beneath the surface, MASSIVE’s overwhelming array of wavetable oscillators, versatile modulation options and bountiful filter and effects sections offer a sonic spectrum as broad as it is inspiring.

This is a  GREAT VSTi for leads, and basses. If you're into House, Techno, or Hip Hop production this is for you!


Buy Now ($199USD) : PURCHASE DEMO


DOWNLOAD (70MB)

T - Racks 3 Deluxe


T-RackS 3 has all the tools you need to create superb, tube-toned or digital-tuned, mixes and masters. Its rich, warm sound combines new tube-modeled and state-of-the-art digital processors on top of its classic top-notch analog classics. A new modular chain gives you full control and easy navigation/compare features. A new complete metering section keeps all the most important variables of your sound under control. All processors can be used within the modular chain or in single instances for the most flexible processing available. A truly superior mastering and mixing system that will put a polish on your tracks you may have never thought possible. All this, while adding the beautiful warmth and space of the tube devices it emulates. No other plug-in offers this kind of dedicated environment for such an important task, and nothing sounds like T-RackS 3.

This VST is for mixing and mastering, and it has a great limiter along with other great features! Links are below!


Purchase: Buy Now ($499 USD) | Demo



Download: DOWNLOAD (50MB)

Sonic Specialists Urban Fire Electro



From the Crystal Clear HiHat samples to the Earth Shaking Lows of the Kick Drum Samples, every single sound is crafted to absolute perfection. Urban Electro is the PERFECT and most Necessary addition to any serious producer or remixer’s drum sample repertoire. Artists like Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, and LMFAO are just a few of the sources DOCO & Sirocco took notes from to create this MASSIVE drum kit. If you want to create Radio Hits like Pitbull, Benassi, Tiesto, Gartner, Kaskade & More you need to get your samples from the ULTIMATE Source. SonicSpecialists.

DOWNLOAD (37MB) | BUY NOW ($115)

Top 5 Remakes of 2012


Check out these remakes made in FL Studio. Top 5 from 2012!

Vengeance Essential Club Sounds





Vengeance Essential Club Sounds Vol 1 is a complex and well organized sample collection including a massive library with more than 2500 single samples, over 650 MB of first class club- and dance oriented drums, sounds as well as diverse FX and loops, that can take your production to a higher level. The whole material has been programmed according to the genre and is adaptable in the range of 120 – 150 bpm. By choosing the WAV format these samples will be used by the pc as well as the mac user community and can easily be integrated into all common programms and samplers such as Cubase (Halion), Logic (EXS), Reason, Ableton, Fruity Loops, etc…
The variety of samples including lead sounds, drum & percussion samples, fx and even 303 acid sounds are clearly arranged in folders (bassdrums, claps, cymbals, FX, loops, offbeat bass, percussion, snares, sounds) and offer a creative up-to-date collection of samples, which will ensure that your production will be at the sound forefront of club and dance productions.                    



DOWNLOAD (378MB)

Interview - Jahlil Beats: Rise to Fame, Creative Process, and More



Roc Nation producer Jahlil Beats who has created hits for Lil Wayne, Diddy, 50 Cent, Meek Mill and more takes Life + Times to his hometown Chester near Philadelphia to show around the neighborhood he grew up in. He also talks about his sound, creative process of Meek’s hit ‘Ima Boss’ and more.
Jahlil Beats has produced tracks for everyone from Lil Wayne to Diddy, but it was his breakout hit, Meek Mill’s anthemic “I’m A Boss” which has catapulted him into the hip-hop spotlight. Here, the 23-year-old Chester City, Pennsylvania native takes Life+Times through his process, talks about signing to Roc Nation and offers a glimpse into his reality.

Sylenth 2.2.2.1 VSTi & Soundbanks




This is an amazing, and powerful VST for any genre of music. From Hip Hop to Complextro this VST does it all, and we've included over 55 soundbanks from popular sound designers and other producers. Enjoy!


DOWNLOAD (8MB)

Behind The Beat: Jukebox - Everyday Birthday



Checkout Rodney Jerkins prodigy “Jukebox” talk about how hits such as Willow “Whip My Hair”, Chris Brown’s “Boy In Detention”, & Swizz beatz “Everyday Birthday” came about & walk us through how he made he made it.
Rising producer JukeBox discusses how he linked up with Swizz Beatz and created “Everyday Birthday” feat. Chris Brown & Ludacris. Follow him on Twitter: @ItsJukeBox 

Nexus 2.2.1 Update


Some people have reported issues, and its worked fine for others.
Enjoy!

DOWNLOAD (6MB)

Mike Kalombo - Klassic Samples


Mike Kalombo is a new rising star on YouTube. He's recently signed with Jermaine Dupri's So So Def and with over 300,000 subscribers on YouTube and 13 Million + views,  he's released this soundpack to his fans for the low price of $14.99. It comes with over 100MB of sounds and is an essential too for any aspiring producer.


BUY NOW: HERE ($14.99) | DOWNLOAD (53MB)

Remember: If you like it, then buy it!

Interview - HitBoy: How I Got Started



From the makers of the Up Close documentary series and in association with Skee.TV, Boost Mobile Presents: Be Heard Sessions with G.O.O.D. Music Recording Artist Hit-Boy. In this episode, Hit-Boy tells the story about how he got discovered and transitioned to rapping.

How to EQ SubBass


Credit: BusyWorksBeats 

Tutorial Sounds Download:

How to make Pads with Sylenth


Here is a wonderful tutorial, on how to create pads from scratch in Sylenth! Although it is 23 minutes, it is very informative.


*DOWNLOAD Sylenth1 HERE (if you don't have it already)

Lab Dummy Kits Vol. 1 - 2




DOWNLOAD (30MB) | BUY NOW ($9.99)

30 Nexus Xps Presets



This pack includes some of the hottest Nexus Expansion Presets on the web!

TO INSTALL: 
VSTPlugins > Nexus Content > Presets 

DOWNLOAD (4MB)