The 8 Best Free Drum Loops Sample Packs of 2020
Drum Loops are one of the most important tools in every music producer’s toolkit, especially in those times when you’re about to dive into a new genre you’re unfamiliar with.
We’re also incredibly lucky to live in an era where editing and mangling loops is extremely easy. You can come up with something fresh, or simply use them as a starting point for something else you may have in mind.
In this list, you’ll find 7 free drum packs and 6 premium packs which include extremely high quality drum sounds.
Without further ado, let’s jump right into it!
For those of you who are unaware, Symbolyc One is one of the most prominent producers and beatmakers in the hip hop game.
He has produced music for immense artists such as Jay Z, Kanye West, Drake, Beyonce, and many more!
For this sample pack, we had the honor of collaborating with him to create one of our favorite packs to this day. It includes some of his personal go-to samples and everything you’ll need to create a modern sounding hip hop record.
Don’t miss out on these incredible free drum loops and samples!
Included in the S1 sample pack:
15 Drum Loop
10 Melody Loops
6 Bass Samples
20 Hi Hats
Drums are hands down the most important element in electronic music.
If your drums aren’t hitting hard enough with the proper groove, your songs will definitely be uninteresting to the eager audience on the dance floor.
For this reason, we decided to gather up with our production team and focus on coming up with a solution to this problem that a lot of producers are having.
The result was this unique pack, which not only includes free drum loops and one shots, it also includes tons of melodic stems which will allow you to create entire songs!
Included in the Odyssey EDM sample pack:
50+ Free Drum Loops
70+ Drum One Shots
45 MIDI Files
40+ Breakdown Loops & Drop Loops
25 Synth One Shots
After sitting down and talking with multiple successful beatmakers in the industry, we came to the conclusion that it all boils down to musicianship and artistry.
The following months, we spent hours in our studios working with guitar players, piano players, flute players, and every single instrumentalist that we could find!
We then proceeded to give these recordings to our production team so they could work with them and the results were astonishing.
Cobra includes some of our favorite free drum loops ever, so we highly suggest you to check them out!
Cobra is comprised of:
50+ Drum Loops
50+ Drum One Shots
60+ Instrumental Melody Loops
40+ MIDI Files
If what you’re looking for is that vintage tape sound which is characteristic to classic hip-hop albums look no further.
This sample pack includes free drum loops which were processed with analog gear and instruments that were recorded in our studios with real cassette recorders, reel to reel tape machines, and anything else we could find!
Some of our favorite lofi drum samples are included in this library, so make sure you grab the free download.
Drum loops, hihat loops, top loops & percussion loops
Drum One Shots to build your own custom drum kits
Lofi piano samples, harp loops, and guitar loops
Melodies, hihat MIDI files and vocals
Are you specifically looking for Future Bass samples?
Millenium includes a myriad of free drum loops and samples which take inspiration from Illenium, one of the leading acts in this incredible sub-genre of EDM.
20+ Free Drum Loops
40+ Drum One Shots
10+ FX Free Samples
25+ Instrumental Loops
14 MIDI Files & 9 Serum Presets
Premium Sample Packs
In the following section we’ve included some sample packs which are NOT free, however, if you feel like spending some money on your production library, these are some of the best choices readily available to you.
Diamonds Vol. 3 is our most recent sample pack, which officially makes this series a trilogy!
Our goal over here is to keep beating the predecessor, so we gathered our production team and brainstormed multiple ideas on how to achieve this for the third consecutive time.
Tons of new synths and analog equipment was added to our studios, and after working multiple sessions, the result was this premium library of samples which includes industry level drum one shots, heavy hitting 808s, crisp snares, drum loops and more!
Included in Diamonds Vol. 3:
20+ 808 one shots
70+ drum loops
120+ drum one shots
15+ Hi hat MIDI Files
40+ One Shots
40 Melody Loops (stems included)
Following the steps and incredible success of Diamonds Vol. 1, we listened to the community feedback, took everything we learned from the first version and decided to push everything to the NEXT level!
Improved melody loops, harder drum loops, and nastier 808’s… we truly believe this sample pack is essential for contemporary beatmakers.
Included in Diamonds Vol. 2:
128 Drum Loops
200 Drum One Shots
55 Melody Loops
Hip Hop is hands down one of the most dominant music genres in the industry right now.
Inspired by some of its top artists such as Drake, Migos, and Travis Scott, our production team spent hundreds of hours studying their sound while making this pack to make sure every sound was as authentic as possible.
So, if you’re looking for the modern Hip Hop sound, look no further, Diamonds Vol. 1 will take your tracks to the next level.
Included in Diamonds Vol. 1:
25 808 Samples
120+ Drum One Shots
50 Drum Loops
35 Melody Loops
35 MIDI Files
Our Magic Hip Hop Drum Kit is a one-stop shop for all your drumming needs.
From colossal sounding drum loops to super crisp one shots, our production team outdid themselves with this sample pack.
Included in this pack:
70+ Drum Loops
100+ Drum One Shots
20 Hi Hat MIDI Files
Trap is such a versatile genre, and it comes in many forms and variations.
Whether you’re trying to make something more Hip Hop centric in the likes of Metro Boomin’ or Murda Beatz, or a gigantic trap banger like RL Grime or Baauer, there is one element in common…
This library is extremely diverse, giving you everything from Trap synth drop loops and soft modern Hip Hop melody loops, to hard knockin’ drum loops and drum one shots.
Included in Trap & 808s:
230+ Drum Loops
440+ Drum One Shots
100+ Instrumental Loops
95+ Melody Loops
26 Synth Loops
Inspired by some of the biggest names in EDM such as The Chainsmokers and Hardwell, Horizon is our ultimate House Music Sample Pack!
With borderline limitless sound design options, Horizon will leave you with endless creative possibilities to build your next smash hit song.
Included in Horizon:
50+ Drum Loops
50+ Drum One Shots
21 MIDI Files
150+ Breakdown & Drop Loops
Various Synth One Shots
Nowadays Pop music is heavily influenced by Hip Hop and Electronic music, so we believe it’s worth adding Roses to this list!
Taking most of the inspiration from The Chainsmokers, in this sample packs you’ll find additional free drum loops and free samples that’ll bring you one step closer to finishing your next Pop hit.
20+ Drum Loops
20+ Drum One Shots
20 Instrumental Loops
11 MIDI Files
9 Serum Presets
11 Vocal Chop Loops
We really hope that this list of free loop packs and drum sample packs point you toward the right direction and add value to your sample library.
We have some additional resources that weren’t listed in this post, but they’re incredibly useful nonetheless:
The Best Lofi Sample Packs of 2020 (Free Downloads Links)
Best Free Midi Files in 2020 (Free Download Links)