Many artists are now into creating their own sample packs. Some may have ventured into it just recently as an effect of the ongoing pandemic. Making sample packs is an excellent alternative to make good use of their musical talents while making money.
Sample packs are very much in-demand because of producers who are continually searching for new sounds to use in their projects. Composers are also always on the lookout for sample packs to use them as inspiration for their compositions. With this developments, competition among sample pack makers will soon be stiff. So that you will not be outdone, it may be best to polish your skills all the more.
There is no question that sample packs are getting better by the day. All those who are into it must have spent much time to upgrade their technical skills. While a listener may be able to appreciate a sample pack because of its superior technical quality, it will even leave a more lasting impression when there is more creative value in it. Here are some ways to make your sample pack more interesting to listen to because of its superior creativity.
In all fields of art, originality is a basic rule. Making sample pack is now a trend among music-inclined young artists. If you are one of them, making your mark will be impossible to do if you are a copycat of someone else. Start making your sample pack with something original. Strive for uniqueness. Everyone out there wants something new. For sure, producers would never allow themselves to be using sample packs that seem to be like others that have been used before.
Choose the Genre You Are Best in
At your first try at making your first sample pack, do not be a jack of all trades. It may be better to concentrate on what you are used to, your favorite, or what you are exposed to. There are many genres to choose from and selecting the field where you are a master at may be the best thing to do. You may later branch out to other genres when you become more accustomed or comfortable with them.
Start With the Right Instrumentation
It is always best to know our comfort zones. Do not go out of it when you think you are not yet ready. When you are just starting to make your own sample pack, it may be best to begin with a few instrumentation or even one. You can venture into vocal, bass or drum sample pack or a combination of these when you become more knowledgeable.