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Producer Sessions 004: Chad Hugo Sample Pack


Producer Sessions is a series from Dancing Astronaut meant to shine a brighter light on the producer community. Each volume will guide producers towards some of the freshest sample packs, plugins, FX, and presets out there. 

Chad Hugo, hitmaking producer of The Neptunes and N.E.R.D., translated his funky grooves into his first ever new sample pack from Splice. The pack contains melodic and drum sequences, his signature percussive hits, funky grooves, and more culminating to 64 loops and 84 one-shots.

Hugo’s a top-tier producer in the game, having collaborated with the likes of Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Nelly, Jay-ZSnoop Dogg, Clipse, Gwen Stefani, Madonna, and way too many more to list. Whoever listens to the radio on a consistent basis has most definitely heard a track produced by Hugo. Last year, Hugo and Pharrell released their first N.E.R.D. album in seven years, No_One Ever Really Dies.

Watch Hugo below creates hip hop grooves out of his sounds. Click HERE to start a 14-day free trial on Splice and start producing like the pros.


A serious producer should have an extensive audio library, filled with a variety of organized samples and more companies like Splice are filling that need every year. These days, a subscription to Splice is a no-brainer for producers at any level. For $7.99 a month, Splice gives producers access to their entire library of high-quality samples, loops, FX, and presets, coming in at over 2 million sounds. At that price, producers get 100 credits per month to explore Splice’s massive library, save sounds they like, and download-to-own at a rate of 1 sample per credit.

Producers at the highest levels use Splice to find inspiration because it’s so easy with their massive library and quality partnerships. Some of the most popular sound designers have contributed to Splices’ library, including exclusive packs from KSHMR, Sonny Digital, deadmau5Amon Tobin, Zaytoven, KRANE, Lex Lugar and more.

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