The Best Free Ableton Live Sample Packs of 2020
But we’re not here to debate what DAW is the best, because at the end of the day the only thing that matters is the producer behind the DAW.
… And the samples they have at their disposal.
If you’re an ableton live user that is looking for the best free sample packs to use with ableton, this list should start you in the right direction.
For Odyssey we rebuilt our production team and we’ve really focused on EDM, to put together the ultimate sample pack for every DJ whether you’re an expert or a beginner.
Each sound inside was carefully designed by experts to give you full control when choosing the vibe and direction of your next track.
Take your music from the studio to the big stages with the biggest and most unique EDM pack we’ve ever released!
- 45 MIDI files
- 25 synth one shots
- 55 drum loops
- 19 synth loops
- 84 drum one shots
- 49 original stems
Oracle is a three part library composed of one of the best free melody loop packs we’ve ever made, 100 MIDI files and some of the hardest 808s you’ll find.
Get this and you’ll have everything you need to start a track and find inspiration quickly.
- 103 melody loops (including stems)
- 100 MIDI files
- 34 high quality 808
Eternity is a classic hip hop sample pack that was inspired by the recording techniques and production on classic albums like the infamous, illmatic, enter the wu tang, and others.
- 62 boom bap drum loops
- 102 boom bap drum one shots
- 48 vocal samples
- 30 guitar loops
- 22 MIDI files
- 19 melody loops + stems
- 14 harp loops
Cobra is one of our most popular free packs, and for good reason.
Cobra is an all encompassing hip hop style sample pack, including some more modern drums and samples, it also contains more classic style drum loops reminiscent of the boom bap drum sound.
- 29 melody loops
- 24 guitar and flute melodic loops
- 24 MIDI melodies
- 100+ drum one shots
- 50+ drum loops
- 19 hard-hitting 808s
What is cool about this sample pack for ableton live is that along with the amazing melody loops there are 3~4 stems for each loop, making it easy for you to work with each stem individually in different tracks in ableton and really customize the samples and make them your own.
- 40 free melody loops
- High quality stems of each loop
For this pack Cymatics teamed up with Symbolyc One, one of the most prolific producers in the hip hop industry.
He has produced for some of the biggest names in the industry including Jay Z, Kanye West, Drake, Beyonce, and more
S1 included so many amazing sounds from his very own personal collection in this pack and they really encompass what modern hip-hop is all about.
- 15 drum loops
- 13 kicks
- 10 melody loops
- 20 hi hats
- 15 snares
- 10 percussion one shots
The Rhodes Piano is a legendary instrument and can be found on music of all genres dating back to the early 70’s.
The chord one shots are great for using with Ableton’s simpler or sampler to create your own virtual instrument!
- 4 chord one shots
- 6 melody loops
- 6 tape processed melody loops
- 4 tape loops
The hip hop starter kit is another like Cobra that is a cross between a modern hip hop kit and a boom bap drum kit. It has drum loops, melodies, one shots, and more to fit any style of hip hop.
- 15 full drum loops
- 75 drum one shots
- 10 top drum loops
- 15 basses/808s
- 10 melody loops
- 10 vocal chants
- 10 FX samples
Adding real-world sounds to your tracks is a perfect way to create an authentic, human feel that can’t be achieved with digital synths and sounds.
“LIFE” Ambient Recordings is filled to the brim with recordings including fire crackles, downtown city ambience, crowds, calm ocean sounds, waterfalls, rivers, streams, vinyl crackles, farm noises, and more!
- 150 Ambient Recordings
Using the MIDI from Python to control these instruments or other external VSTs like Serum or Massive can lead to endless hours of fun creating melodies and progressions to start building your tracks around.
NOTE: All of the following demos were made using the Black Hip Hop Serum Collection
- 51 MIDI Files
We hope this blog has brought you some value.
If you’re looking for other samples & resources feel free to check out our other blogs below.