Sample Music Festival

Sample Music Festival International venue for digital performance art in Berlin with pop up events in Frankfurt & Dubai.
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International venue for turntablism, finger drumming and beat producer in Berlin. Workshops and performances by leading sample music artists. Let`s play!

Mission: Both event days are divided into main topics to help arrange the subject matter a bit. On Saturday, the focus will be on lectures and performances. The sunday offers the opportunity to attend workshops and to get informations on technical developments at the trade.

Last chance for entries! Submit your finger drumming video or produced track for the SMF Beathoven Competition asap! Dea...
22/07/2020

Last chance for entries! Submit your finger drumming video or produced track for the SMF Beathoven Competition asap! Deadline has been extended to the 26th of July. Good luck! #fingerdrumming #nativeinstruments #mpc #mpctouch #mpclive #akai #kork #drumpad24 #ableton #pushingbuttons #drumming #jeremyellis #trap #melodics #push2 #boombap #hiphopbeatz #beatz #pads #mpc2000 #samplemusicfestival #livebeats

18/07/2020

Would you like to win some fresh gear and a paid artist engagement? 🌍 Check our website to learn more about our international beat competition in cooperation with #ableton #melodics #playground and #magmadjbags 🔥 @stevenashbeats at SMF Finger Drumming competition 2017 #fingerdrumming #mpclive #beats #beatmaker #livebeats #fingerdrummer #lofibeat #producerjam #maschinemk3 #maschinemikro #launchpad #abletonpush #push2 #novation #samplemusicfestival #mymaschine #maschinemk3 #wearenovation fingerdrum #trap #boombap #16pads

16/07/2020
Winner of Phase creativity award

We have a unanimous vote by the folks at Phase for their $500 most creative entry award.
A big congratulations to... 🥁 SirCut!!! 🎉🙌
Sircut used the Phase audio signal to control modular synths, while building a lovely performance based on Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. Brilliant work and we look forward to learning more about Syntablism in the future!

Congrats Sircut and see you in the final round!

15/07/2020

Clash of the Titans 2020 powered by Reloop - Solutions for DJs round 1 results are in! Big up to all that entered. We had 30 total submissions all of which the turntablist put their heart into it.

First the Phase special award for most creative entry will be announced tomorrow! So stayed tuned for that. But...

Moving on to round 2 we have our top 8. (in alphabetical order)
Frank Jedlitschka (Cutastrhooven)
Dj Ben
Christos Kitsar-yo (Dj Kristos)
Djackulate
Kristian Gjerstad - Music
Lee White (Loop Skywalker)
Ordoeuvre
Luigi SirCut Comito

Congrats all!

Round 2 is the final round! They have 2 weeks to create an at LEAST 3min routine, again incorporating the works of Beethoven in some form. The rules are vague for a reason, get creative! Submissions due on July 29th at midnight!!

If you missed all the wonderful submissions have a look again at round 1 entries. |
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe-gKpflOOPTvyfgGXPTbLYTpUUs6Prgw

15/07/2020

Finger drumming & Beat Making World championships 2020 in cooperation with #ableton #melodics #playground and #magmadjbags 🔥 check www. Samplemusicfestival.com for more infos 🌏 Watch @pro_zeiko on the pads at SMF 2019 🔥🔥🚨🚨🚨#fingerdrumming #mpclive #beats #beatmaker #livebeats #fingerdrummer #lofibeat #producerjam #maschinemk3 #maschinemikro #launchpad #abletonpush #push2 #novation #samplemusicfestival #mymaschine #maschinemk3 #wearenovation fingerdrum #trap #boombap #16pads

13/07/2020

Finger drumming & Beat Making World championships 2020 in cooperation with #ableton #melodics #playground and #magmadjbags 🔥 check www. Samplemusicfestival.com for more infos 🌏 #fingerdrumming #mpclive #beats #beatmaker #livebeats #fingerdrummer #lofibeat #producerjam #maschinemk3 #maschinemikro #launchpad #abletonpush #push2 #novation #samplemusicfestival #mymaschine #maschinemk3 #wearenovation fingerdrum #trap #boombap #16pads

And the submissions are ready! We had 30 djs enter the fray with their interpretation of using Beethoven's works in a tu...
10/07/2020
Round 1 - Clash of the Titans 2020 powered by Reloop - YouTube

And the submissions are ready! We had 30 djs enter the fray with their interpretation of using Beethoven's works in a turntablist routine. Some went straight battle style, some went more musical, some went full tech and some just had a good read. Check them out and let us know what you think!
Judges will begin their judging, check back on Wednesday the 15th to find out who made the top 8! #phasedj #djtechnology #seratodj #catalyst #djexhibition #seratodj #ida #dmc #samplemusicfestival #instscratch #skratch #scratch #scratching #scratchpractice #portablism #mk1210 #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #djculture #vinyl #instascratch #controllerism #fingerdrumming #phasedj #portablist #djbattle #reloopdj

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe-gKpflOOPTvyfgGXPTbLYTpUUs6Prgw

The Clash of the Titans battle is back with a new format! Due to travel restrictions and local scratch battles not being possible we held an online battle an...

09/07/2020

Finger drumming & Beat Making World championships 2020 in cooperation with #ableton #melodics #playground and #magmadjbags 🔥 check www. Samplemusicfestival.com for more infos 🌏 #fingerdrumming #mpclive #beats #beatmaker #livebeats #fingerdrummer #lofibeat #producerjam #maschinemk3 #maschinemikro #launchpad #abletonpush #push2 #novation #samplemusicfestival #mymaschine #maschinemk3 #wearenovation fingerdrum #trap #boombap #16pads

Clash of the Titans
09/07/2020
Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

And the submissions are ready! We had 30 djs enter the fray with their interpretation of using Beethoven's works in a turntablist routine. Some went straight battle style, some went more musical, some went full tech and some just had a good read. Check them out and let us know what you think!

Judges will begin their judging, check back on Wednesday the 15th to find out who made the top 8!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe-gKpflOOPTvyfgGXPTbLYTpUUs6Prgw

The SMF Finger Drumming battle is back with the official world championship format and a special category for beat maker...
09/07/2020

The SMF Finger Drumming battle is back with the official world championship format and a special category for beat makers! Due to travel restrictions we will hold an online battle and shift the focus to one of the most popular composers of all time - Ludwig van Beethoven aka -Beathoven- whose 250th birthday would have been this year! All info & registration at www.samplemusicfestival.com Ableton Melodics MAGMA DJ-Bags & Accessories Playground • #fingerdrumming #magmadj #beatmaker #livebeats #producerlife #nativeinstruments #mpc #mpctouch #mpclive #akai #kork #drumpad24 #ableton #pushingbuttons #drumming #jeremyellis #trap #melodics #push2 #boombap #hiphopbeatz #beatz #pads #mpc2000 #samplemusicfestival #novationlaunchpad #hiphop

Tomorrow deadline for submission! All infos on SMF website!  #phasedj #djtechnology #seratodj #catalyst #djexhibition #s...
07/07/2020

Tomorrow deadline for submission! All infos on SMF website! #phasedj #djtechnology #seratodj #catalyst #djexhibition #seratodj #ida #dmc #samplemusicfestival #instscratch #skratch #scratch #scratching #scratchpractice #portablism #mk1210 #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #djculture #vinyl #instascratch #controllerism #fingerdrumming #phasedj #portablist #djbattle #reloopdj

The Clash of the Titans battle powered by Reloop is back with a new format! Due to travel restrictions and local scratch battles not being possible we will hold an online battle and shift the focus to one of the OG titans of the music scene's 250th birthday, Ludwig van Beethoven!

The rules are simple:
Submit a 1min turntablist routine without using Aahh & Freshh samples. Get creative! This won't be our usual freestyle scratch battle, we want to celebrate musicality and showcase what turntablist can do with their imagination. Simply use the works of Beethoven in some form. Your imagination is the limit.

Format:
Total of 2 rounds
- Round 1. Submissions need to be submitted by the 8th of July.
- Please submit directly to [email protected] We ask you to not publish your videos until the battle has published all submissions.
- We will publish all qualifier videos from 08th-15th July.
- All submissions to be judged with the top 8 going to the final round, announced on the 15th of July
- The finalists then have two additional weeks to submit a 3min routine as their final round videos. (round 2 videos due July 29th.)
- Final round videos are released to the public during a Livestream on August 3rd where the judges scores will be revealed.

Submissions judged by;
D-Styles, Dj Netik, DJ Brace, and DJ Woody

Final round
TOP 3 chosen by D-Styles, Netik, Brace, and Woody.

Prizes:
Most Creative entry award:
Phase wants to push the envelope in terms of creativity. They have added a special prize, $500 for the most creative submission.

1st place
- Reloop - Solutions for DJs > ELITE Mixer https://www.reloop.com/reloop-elite
- Serato Suite
- Phase Essential + 1 Phase Case + Phase goodies available
- MAGMA DJ-Bags & Accessories > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Sample Music Festival 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records members Club digital library
- Playground • lifetime license

2nd
- Reloop Groove Blaster https://www.reloop.com/reloop-groove-blaster-bt
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Serato Studio
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Playground > Playground lifetime license

3rd
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Playground > Playground yearly license

- All forms of audio samples of Beethoven` work, interpretations or remixes are accepted

The SMF Finger Drumming battle is back with the official world championship format and a special category for beat maker...
01/07/2020

The SMF Finger Drumming battle is back with the official world championship format and a special category for beat makers! Due to travel restrictions not being possible we will hold an online battle and shift the focus to one of the most popular composer of the music scene's 250th birthday, Ludwig van Beethoven aka -Beathoven-! All infos & registration at www.samplemusicfestival.com Ableton Melodics MAGMA DJ-Bags & Accessories Playground • #fingerdrumming #magmadj #beatmaker #livebeats #producerlife #nativeinstruments #mpc #mpctouch #mpclive #akai #kork #drumpad24 #ableton #pushingbuttons #drumming #jeremyellis #trap #melodics #push2 #boombap #hiphopbeatz #beatz #pads #mpc2000 #samplemusicfestival #novationlaunchpad #hiphop

01/07/2020
Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

LE JAD, the Ghost producer of Champions created a beat exclusively for the 2019 Clash of the Titans scratch battle. Swiftstyle then laced us with some 🔥🔥 cuts to bring it all together!

Submit your entry for this year's online battle by July 8th to win huge prize packages and $500 for the most creative submission.
https://www.samplemusicfestival.com/clash-of-the-titans-2020/

Download the FREE MAP! > https://app.getplayground.com/lejad
👀 Looking for his vast library of Scratch tools and this beat? https://lejad.bandcamp.com/
👀 Follow Swiftstyle for loads of scratch videos, gear, and record reviews: https://www.facebook.com/swiftstyle/
https://www.youtube.com/user/SwiftStyleVideos
https://www.instagram.com/swiftstyle/

30/06/2020
Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

We gathered the best of the best for this years Judging panel. Masters of scratch music D-Styles, DJ Woody, DJ Brace and Dj Netik.

Entering is simple;
Submit a 1min turntablist routine without using Aahh & Freshh samples. We want to celebrate musicality and showcase what turntablist can do with their imagination. Simply use the works of Beethoven in some form. Your imagination is the limit.

Top 8 go to round 2 and Phase will award an additional $500 prize to the most creative.

Big ideas win big prizes. More info at:
https://www.samplemusicfestival.com/clash-of-the-titans-2020/

Clash of the Titans
23/06/2020

Clash of the Titans

We are grateful to Reloop - Solutions for DJs, Phase, MAGMA DJ-Bags & Accessories, Serato, Woodwurk Records and Playground •. for the excellent prize packages for the top 3!
Additionally Phase has added a special prize, $500 for the most creative submission!

Don't sleep!! Submit a 1min turntablist routine without using Aahh & Freshh samples. Get creative and celebrate musicality and showcase what turntablist can do with their imagination. Simply use the works of Beethoven in some form. Your imagination is the limit...
https://www.samplemusicfestival.com/clash-of-the-titans-2020/

1st place
- Reloop >- ELITE https://www.reloop.com/reloop-elite
- Serato Suite
- Phase Essential + 1 Phase Case + Phase goodies available
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Playground > Playground lifetime license

2nd
- Reloop Groove Blaster https://www.reloop.com/reloop-groove-blaster-bt
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Serato Studio
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Playground > Playground lifetime license

3rd
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Playground > Playground yearly license

Clash of the Titans
16/06/2020

Clash of the Titans

The Clash of the Titans battle powered by Reloop is back with a new format! Due to travel restrictions and local scratch battles not being possible we will hold an online battle and shift the focus to one of the OG titans of the music scene's 250th birthday, Ludwig van Beethoven!

The rules are simple:
Submit a 1min turntablist routine without using Aahh & Freshh samples. Get creative! This won't be our usual freestyle scratch battle, we want to celebrate musicality and showcase what turntablist can do with their imagination. Simply use the works of Beethoven in some form. Your imagination is the limit.

Format:
Total of 2 rounds
- Round 1. Submissions need to be submitted by the 8th of July.
- Please submit directly to [email protected] We ask you to not publish your videos until the battle has published all submissions.
- We will publish all qualifier videos from 08th-15th July.
- All submissions to be judged with the top 8 going to the final round, announced on the 15th of July
- The finalists then have two additional weeks to submit a 3min routine as their final round videos. (round 2 videos due July 29th.)
- Final round videos are released to the public during a Livestream on August 3rd where the judges scores will be revealed.

Submissions judged by;
D-Styles, Dj Netik, DJ Brace, and DJ Woody

Final round
TOP 3 chosen by D-Styles, Netik, Brace, and Woody.

Prizes:
Most Creative entry award:
Phase wants to push the envelope in terms of creativity. They have added a special prize, $500 for the most creative submission.

1st place
- Reloop - Solutions for DJs > ELITE Mixer https://www.reloop.com/reloop-elite
- Serato Suite
- Phase Essential + 1 Phase Case + Phase goodies available
- MAGMA DJ-Bags & Accessories > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Sample Music Festival 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records members Club digital library
- Playground • lifetime license

2nd
- Reloop Groove Blaster https://www.reloop.com/reloop-groove-blaster-bt
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- Serato Studio
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Playground > Playground lifetime license

3rd
- MAGMA > DIGI CARRY-ON TROLLEY
- SMF > 1x Lifetime VIP ticket for 2 persons
- Access to the entire Woodwurk Records Members Club digital library
- Playground > Playground yearly license

- All forms of audio samples of Beethoven` work, interpretations or remixes are accepted

08/06/2020
DJ Rookie @ SMF 2018

Are you ready for the Clash of the Titans online battle 2020 powered by Reloop - Solutions for DJs? We share all infos within the next days. #samplemusicfestival #portablism #skratch #scratch #scratching #instscratch #portablism #mk1210 #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #vinyl #instascratch #seratodj #traktordj #controllerism #fingerdrumming #phasedj #portablist #djbattle #ida #ortofon #crossfader #krzbg #dmc

03/06/2020
Tony Beatbutcher @ SMF 2019

We are stocked to welcome #ableton as official presenter of the upcoming SMF online finger drumming world championships 2020. In addition to that we will also run a special category for the beat maker community. More news coming soon! #fingerdrumming #nativeinstruments #mpc #mpctouch #mpclive #akai #kork #drumpad24 #ableton #pushingbuttons #drumming #jeremyellis #melodics #push2 #boombap #hiphopbeatz #beatz #pads #mpc2000 #samplemusicfestival #beatmaker #hiphop #beats #push2 #abletonlive

31/05/2020
Dicing Phrase

Follow us on Instgram to learn more about the different facetts of digital performance art. #smftutorial #fingerdrumming #syntablism #datablism
#samplemusicfestival #skratch #scratch #scratching #instscratch #portablism #mk1210 #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #vinyl #instascratch #seratodj #traktordj #controllerism #phasedj #portablist #djbattle #ida #traktorz2 #ortofon #crossfader

29/05/2020
SMF Dance contest 2019

Just in case you missed it! Here is some footage from our secret dance contest at last years event. Be inspired 😄#smfdance #samplemusicfestival #cassiopeia #letsdance #berlinmusic #berlinclub #quarantinefun #krzbg

27/05/2020
Beat Matazz

Uh... how have we NOT shared this yet? Watch Beat Matazz flow like the beast he is & nod ya head! We sure are 🤘🏻

Celui là, franchement, il est pas mal du tout. Groove déglingué, sample qui grésille, on est dans les bas fonds du hip-hop lo fi. #handmadebeatz #fingerdrumming #beatmatazz #chiptunes #lofi

27/05/2020
Skrillex finger drumming performance by Joey Balnor

Did you ever try to chop a Skrillex track on a pad controller? Check this incredible finger drumming performance by Joey Balnor. #skrillex #ahee #edm #diplo #fingerdrumming #nativeinstruments #mpc #mpctouch #mpclive #akai #kork #drumpad24 #ableton #pushingbuttons #drumming #jeremyellis #madzach #melodics #push2 #boombap #hiphopbeatz #beatz #pads #mpc2000 #samplemusicfestival

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Education Music Festival held annually in Berlin, with lectures, workshops and live performances on Sample Music Culture.

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Sample Music Festival is Berlin’s annual gathering spot for an international audience of creatives driven to explore the limits of contemporary digital performance art. Since its inception in 2014, it has become one of the most anticipated community events worldwide and is currently branching out as a pop-up event in collaboration with established industry powerhouses such as ProLight+Sound Frankfurt and Dubai.

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What are the dates for SMF 2020? 🎚👌🏻
When will be the next Session in Gretchen?
Blezz Jonatan Malm lets go?!
Uhm really wanne go, but can’t find the price? Any playce to stay.. or some dope person with a couch nearby?
So hier noch ma die ersten 3 Überarbeiteten songs "DIE BEWEGTE/Ä" ep ....................analog Sampling by kelle3000 .........bewegt von Kratzteufel Pimpone.........und wieder Zurück zu mir dann......ein bissl stehn lassen , noch drei ma umgerührt..........Fertig...............................weitere songs folgen.
Lately, the Facebook app on my phone has been acting weird. Text and profile pics often get mixed up. I was really confused when I saw this pic on my feed.
Some of Joey's Skills !
Glenn Excess Barretto at SMF 2018 - nothing more to say! #skratch #scratch #scratching #scratchpractice #stanton #technics #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #underground #vinyl #instascratch #controllerism #fingerdrumming #samplechops #ableton #nedhooding #bastardlanguage #musicproduction #maschine #nativeinstruments #ortofon #crossfader #smf2018 #krzbg #berlinfestival #seratodj #pioneer #practiceyourcuts #mixars #samplemusicfestival
Greece made it! Congratz to Junk33 ;-) Current status of the titans who will compete at Clash of the Titans @ SMF2018. Big up to Battle Avenue and Kebz Matafias. #skratch #scratch #scratching #scratchpractice #stanton #technics #turntablism #turntablist #tablist #turntable #underground #vinyl #instascratch #controllerism #fingerdrumming #samplechops #ableton #musicproduction #maschine #nativeinstruments #ortofon #crossfader #smf2018 #krzbg #berlinfestival #seratodj #pioneer #practiceyourcuts #mixars #samplemusicfestival
Are you a beat maker or producer? In cooperation with Sample Science Berlin and Tracklib we run a beat making session on Saturday, 02.09.2018. Professional or beginner you are all very welcome to join. Bring your equipment of choice, notebook, MPC, instruments and what not! Please also bring some extension cords to ensure you can plug in all your devices! It’s not a competition, no one will be judged! So even if you are a beginner, come by, participate, it’s just for the love of music! #beatmaking #hiphopbeats #boombap #beatcompetition #samplemusic #beat #beatmaker #beatmachine #mpc2000 #akaimpc #logicprox #producerlife #musicproducer #ableton #steinberg
The Quiet Club on Balcony TV Cork in case you missed it! Our latest performances are every Tuesday circa 7pm!
https://youtu.be/c_Qo25lEz90 plz.share itt plzz