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Sound of the Week: The Times Are A-Changin’

Today the music industry has become extremely streamlined and an argument can be made that many of our generation’s artists are merely reverberations of musicians past—music legends like Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Madonna, Bob Dylan. That’s not to say that today’s crop of musicians is any less talented, but rather, emphasize the weight that these

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Superhero Sound Kit: Music and SFX for Your Epic Project

Blockbuster season is in full swing this summer. From Wonder Woman’s box office domination to the highly anticipated Spider-Man reboot in July, there’s no shortage of epic films to inspire filmmakers and artists. Is it any surprise, then, that cinematic music and high-octane SFX are consistently ranked as the most popular tracks in our library?

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How to Import AB Tracks into iTunes

There are a few different ways to import AudioBlocks tracks into iTunes, but luckily they’re all pretty easy! In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process of importing your sound clips so that you can start creating immediately.   Stock sound clips are also incredibly useful for both beginner- and advanced-level projects. You can…

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Sound of the Week: Smile Everyday

It’s Thursday and that of course means that it is time for another Sound of the Week. Our recent focus, inspired by our cheery summer disposition, has been on positive and cheerful sound effects and music. This track pairs perfectly with last week’s track of children laughing and running. Upbeat background music has a place

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Chillax with These Relaxing Acoustic Guitar Tracks

Summer is officially here. With longer days at your disposal, it’s time to kick back, unwind and get in touch with your inner yogi. Set up your summertime schedule with peaceful morning sun salutations and relaxing moonlight meditations, or buy yourself a hammock and do absolutely nothing—the choice is yours. Whatever method you use to

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Dealing with Content ID Claims on Copyright-Free FaceBook and Instagram Videos

While YouTube is still the go–to site for hosting online videos to a wide audience, self–starting entrepreneurs and large companies alike are increasingly posting their videos directly to Facebook and Instagram. And why not? Videos shared through Facebook and Instagram have the potential to go viral overnight—and Facebook’s own news feed prioritizes videos hosted on

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Sound of the Week: Summer in the City

Thoughts of summertime are usually synonymous with beaches and relaxing in the quiet of nature. Unfortunately, that idea is usually reserved for the weekends and vacations. The hustle and bustle of people exploring the city more freely and dining al fresco are the more familiar, everyday sounds that make up the daily commute of urbanites.

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Top 20 Summer Fun Music Tracks

Some music just sounds like summer. The moment you hear that perfect track, your mind is filled with memories of lying on the sand, driving with the windows rolled down, and laughing at backyard barbecues. It can be hard to recreate those feelings, especially when purchasing the rights to songs from some stock media companies

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Fairy Tale Toolkit: Music and Audio for Every Magic Moment

Not every blockbuster film runs on high octane special FX or well-choreographed fight scenes. Year after year, family films steal the box office with their wide appeal and children-friendly stories—and let’s be honest, grown ups love these films, too. Fairy tale films in particular manage to routinely steal the spotlight. (Thanks for that, Disney.) Is

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