Samples are at the forefront of electronic music production. Having a diverse library is crucial, and free sample packs are a great way to expand it.
They help you find the exact sounds you’re looking for to complete your track.
But cycling through dozens of different sites to find the perfect samples can take some time.
That’s why we put together this ultimate list of the best free sample packs. This list will save you time and let you focus on the thing you do best: producing.
When you’re searching for packs you want to look at three different factors:
- Will This Benefit Me?
With these three factors, you’ll be able to find a collection of samples that are perfectly suited for you.
And the good news is, despite popular opinion, quality samples don’t always come with a price tag. There are tons of free sample packs out there that have incredible quality, and range from many different genres.
Free Sample Packs by Cymatics.fm
This is one of our best FREE sample packs.
As a token of our appreciation for reaching 100k followers on Soundcloud, we released this pack that includes over 1.2 GB of samples, loops, presets, project files, and more!
With a HUGE collection of vocoded vocals, you’ll find yourself having too much fun with these.
An extension to one of our best free sample packs ever, Vocoder Vocals Vol 1.
25 perfectly crafted kicks suitable for any EDM genre!
The second pack of kicks following part one. If you loved the first volume, you NEED to add these to your library.
This is our first collection of free snares. These work great for most heavy bass genres!
These chants, phrases, and build ups are a MUST-have for your production.
A collection of vocal chops to bring your track to life.
The second part of the vocal chop collections. These chops are guaranteed to push your production to the next level.
The third and final part of our collection of vocal chops. If you loved the other two, these are a must-have!
Building up in anticipation of your drop can be challenging, use these to give your production a little push.
Add these FREE pre-drop vocals to your collection to get the ultimate hype going!
One of our most downloaded free sample packs, and for a good reason.
Multiple crispy, weird snares in the style of NGHTMRE!
Here is a collection of amazing acoustic guitar loops, recorded directly in the studio!
An extension to our other chants and phrases pack! This pack is what you need to add flavor to your next track.
A big collection of percussion loops to fill in the gaps of your song. These are guaranteed to add rhythm immediately.
Need those heavy hitting hybrid trap drums? This is one of the few free sample packs that will get you covered.
Push these along with some hybrid trap drum loops and you’re good to go.
Having trouble transitioning one lead bass to another? No problem, use these to find inspiration or boost your track!
The second part to fill up your empty spaces in your drop. Download these synth fills now to see how the pros do it!
Soft and beautiful string instruments can add life to a track. Use these to bring life to yours.
The second part to our string collection. These are guaranteed to add a lively vibe to your track.
Need some inspiration? Grab these synth loops to see how the pros are creating these crazy synths!
The second part to our synth loop collection!
We all love video games! Download this collection of free video game vocals!
Time to get spooky…
Add a dark vibe to your track with these halloween themed FX!
Want to make it even more creepy? We made some amazing halloween vocals for the ultimate scare!
To top off the halloween collection, here are some synth loops with scary sounding progressions!
Need some metal dings and dongs? These foley sounds will open up a room of creativity.
The second part to our pots and pans collection. Make sure you grab these to create crazy foley fills and loops!
Soothe and relax. Add some beach ambience to your track to put your listeners at ease.
A collection of sounds of people playing billiards doesn’t get much better than this…
Get into the closet with us and hear the different sounds that we made in isolation.
We went to Target just to get the sounds you know and love!
Ever notice the crazy amount of sounds you hear at Walmart? Check these out!
The second part to our trip to Walmart! Check out these crazy foley sounds!
This trip was fun. We went to Home Depot, the land of insane foley sounds!
Sample Packs by Academy.fm (FREE for a Limited Time)
Want a collection of over 10,000+ samples, presets, and more? Sign up with Academy.fm for FREE for a limited time only!
Academy.fm offers a wide collection of samples for virtually any genre. Whether it’s drums, vocals, project files, or even guitars, there is a collection of samples that are guaranteed to benefit you.
Here are a few of them:
Want some crazy vintage sounding vibes? This is a must-have…
Over 1,700+ trap drums that will punch through your speaker.
A larger collection of over 400 vocal loops and shots.
Dubstep drums that will take your percussion to the next level.
Want that super hybrid trap vibe? That’s this pack in a nutshell.
A collection of amazing brass, piano, and string instrument loops.
The perfect addition to your drum and bass sample collection.
This pack offers what you need to make a banger hybrid-trap song.
A wide variety of groove-ready percussion shots.
Over 300+ drum samples and loops of the popular duo that changed EDM.
The perfect house drums to make that 4/4 bounce harder.
In this project file there are a collection of amazing samples that can be used across all trap songs.
Every single sample in this pack is ready to be thrown into your mix and sound stellar.
The only G-House sample pack you’ll need.
The best sample pack of live acoustic one shots, loops, and fills!
A follow-up to our Aurora recordings – this pack offers foley as well!
Ultimate collection of snares for Future Bass, Dubstep, Hip Hop, Hybrid Trap, and many more!
Make your crowd mosh with these dubstep-metal inspired guitars.
These lush drums for future bass will level your mix with quality.
Heavy drums for dubstep and other heavy bass genres.
Over 50 kick samples for all genres.
Part one of the FX Tool kit with 300 samples.
Part two of the FX Tool kit with 300 samples.
Part three of the FX Tool kit with 300 samples.
Get funky with these clean golden guitar loops and samples.
Another large selection of FX samples to add to your arsenal.
Over 380+ drum samples and loops for hybrid trap!
Some of the heaviest hitting drums and fills in Dubstep. Nearly 600 samples!
We went out of the box with these huge drums to stand next to your lush synths.
Drums, guitars, synths, vocals and more to make your pop production…pop.
This pack contains some of the MOST BEAUTIFUL piano, strings, and brass loops we’ve ever heard.
High quality tropical synth and drum one shots that work perfectly together, so you can craft your own melodies and drums with ease!
A good melody,quality drum grooves, and a powerful 808 can turn an otherwise boring rap song into a stellar hit.
Inspired by the bass artists absolutely killing it right now, we wanted to create an 808 pack that would blow your mind.
The perfect ‘get-started’ pack to give you everything you need to start making drum and bass.
Percussive instruments can make or break a song. This pack is full of stellar percussive samples and loops to revolutionize how you make music.
A revolutionary sample pack that takes house music to an entirely new level.
A huge essential sample pack that brings together all of the elements you need to push your dubstep production to the next level.
If you’re a trap music producer, out of all the free sample packs available, this is one you must have!
The perfect bundle of future bass drums, synths, FX, vocals and so much more.
These vocal loops and shots will make your track memorable with a catchy hook that will be stuck in your listener’s head for days.
We took our CSS-50 Dual-Field Cardioid Microphone on a journey through Atlanta, Georgia. Hear what we captured!
Organics Water is one of the most unique packs for a producer who wants to add an organic element to their mix.
Over 460+ Premium Foley Samples, including everything from rattling chains, soft wind chimes, and intense aluminium baseball bats. We’ve also included THE FAMOUS METAL WARBLE!
Whether you get inspired by crackling rotted wood or hollowed plank clanks, you’re guaranteed to switch up production with this pack.
Introducing Golden Guitars Chillwave, a pack of guitar loops and 25 melodies that were inspired by the likes of Petit Biscuit, Mogwai, and Odesza themselves.
If you’re an artist that wants to add an unforgettable groove to your track, grab the pack that producers aren’t able to put down!
We had a professional guitarist record 50 incredible melody and chord loops that are sure to liven up your tracks and help them stand out.
With over 25 chord loops and melody loops, these guitars are guaranteed to fill the gaps in your song.
Do you want to see more free sample packs? Comment below and let us know what kind of pack you’d love to see soon!
We’ll update this list often as we frequently add more packs to our production resources on Academy.fm!