Samples help you create beats and music faster and are a staple in today's music no matter what type of music you produce. Finding the right samples in as little time as possible is an art and we aim to help you . So without further ado, let's get to the list:y free sample packs, and sound kits.
We've even broadened the range a bit and included a few places to get sounds and effects as well. As producers we're always looking for that interesting sounds (just ask 30 Roc - producer of Roddy Rich's The Box) and it doesn't always have to be the perfect piano loop.
Samples help you create beats and music faster and are a staple in today's music no matter what type of music you produce. They also help fuel your creativity and keep ideas fresh.
Finding the right samples in as little time as possible is an art and we aim to help you . So without further ado, let's get to the list:
(actually, one thing before we do - if we missed a site, let us know by emailing us at email@example.com).
SAMPLE PACK LIST - ROYALTY FREE AND FREE
First, Your Drums
Before we get into the ultimate list of sample packs, you'll need some drums. We have a collection of drum guides to help create amazing drum patterns. Now onto the sample pack sites:
Access millions of royalty-free one-shots, loops, FX, MIDI, and presets on desktop, web, and mobile.
What started as an online mastering service has now expanded into samples and tools to produce.
One of the early pioneers in offering samples, Loopmasters offers a wide range of samples, loops, and royalty-free sounds and even has courses.
From Illmind The Producer who worked with the likes of Dre, J Cole, Luda , and many more. Great spot for drums but they offer much more.
Another early pioneer in providing loops and samples, with a rich history of working with Native Instruments.
The Producers Choice
Tons of samples as well as Maschine Kits and Kontakt Libraries.
The Drum Broker
Don't be fooled, not just drums but plenty of samples, and sample packs. Highly curated so you know you're getting some of the best out there
The record store of the internet. What a dope concept. You can legit sample from published records and tracklib makes it easy to get the samples cleared.
From Illmind himself, a marketplace of sample packs.
Leans a bit more electronic and EDM but enough to cover all popular genres. Solid sample library and not shortage of samples to choose from.
WA goes wide with there offerings, ranging everywhere from free sample packs, to their own plugins, and templates.
A lot of great products come out of the Cymatics team. They have a great presence with live events and are super active on the social media scene as well.
Includes a lot of existing labels out there, r-loops is a great hub for a variety of sound libraries.
Focused on high quality samples, Slooply offers single samples as well as entire packages.
I dig how they really focus on finding that right sample rather than a whole pack per se. As producers sometimes we just need that right sound. I dig it.
FREE SAMPLE PACKS
The name says it all.
Sample packs, plugin presets, and virtual instruments including free, and royalty free sample packs.
Lots of, you guessed it, loops and much more including (but not limited to) Massive Presets, Serum Presets, Trap Loops, and EDM Sample Packs.
FREE BEATS & SAMPLES
Just like the name says.
Founded by two sound designers out of the UK they offer 100% royalty free samples, loops, and sound effects.
Sample packs, loops, midi kits, drum kits, and presets - Sound Majors covers a wide array of music.
A mix of soundpacks and presets.
A sound design company out of Chicago offering a variety of Artist series samples and packs.
Tons of sound effects and drum samples.
Plenty of sample packs and VST presets.
An oldie but goodie.
SOUND EFFECTS / FILM / TV / PODCASTERS
Ok so maybe not quite royalty free sample packs but a lot of sounds. Good if you need a little extra something, or an effect for your production.
Known for the video editor Filmora, they added a ton of audio and sound effects.
Great source of sound effects though they do offer music and loops as well.
A little more focused on audio for typical videos (movie, commercials, etc). Makes for a great resource.
All songs but they have a great mood selector. Good if you need some reference for how a track should feel.
Awesome resource for up and coming artists to get there music out there.
Sound effects and royalty free songs.
Royalty free music for your videos.
Royalty free music organized by collections.
Known for being an innovative collaborative tool they also offer a ton of royalty free sample packs.
Known as the "one instrument to rule them all" they also offer sample packs and sounds.
FUTURE AUDIO WORKSHOP
You probably have seen an ad for Sublab, but did you know they offer preset packs as well?
Free VST plugins and free music samples.
DJ Pain is heavy on social and also has a site selling samples, and drum kits, and offers free samples as well.
Drums, and more drums. Free drum kits, and premium drum resources.
KICKS AND SNARES
You guessed it - drums!
Drum kit and kontakt libraries.
SAMPLES FROM MARS
DOLLAR SOUND CLUB
BIG FISH AUDIO
THE LOOP LOFT
Did we miss any?
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Now, lets get to making these beats!