We all know that everyone wants to be a DJ and everyone wants to be a producer. It’s the hot profession as of late and although not many people have the skill to do it, there are tools to help aspiring DJs and producers. Sultan + Shepard are two artists that are well respected and well known in the world of music and they have taken time out of there busy schedules to share some of their sampling tips. It’s rare that musicians give away their secrets or tips for that matter when it comes to making music but we are fortunate for Sultan + Shepard in doing just that. With regards to how they go about finding those sample nuggets, they said :
“When we were working on Bad, the track we co-wrote with David Guetta & Shotwek, we wanted to get the vibe from those House and Hip Hop records that used the Ensoniq ASR-10 and other old samplers, but we couldn’t find any good samples that we loved. So instead, we sat down with the vocalist Vassy and created something that sounded like we had pitched it up and run it through a sampler.”
This is knowledge and tips you need to know if you want to be like these guys. Learn what samples have influenced their sound, how they find samples, how much of their production uses samples and more courtesy of Music Radar.
Read the full article here – http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/sultan-shepards-top-sampling-tips-631597