Courtesy of MusicBootCamp.com
The following links will open doors to a wealth of loops, drum hits, acoustic, electric and just plain weird audio samples. Most are available in WAV format, but many are made available as MP3s and other formats. We only include sites that contain drum shots, kits or instruments, whether or not they contain loops. With so many loop sites already in existence, we choose to emphasize playable instruments and drums.
Enjoy. Most or all of these sites offer free samples or entire libraries for free download.
- Kasio Kristmas (retro consumer-grade Casio loops and samples)
- DMS (big kicks, fx, loops and MIDI grooves, free account required)
- Pettinhouse (great vinyl drum hits and instruments)
- SoundSnap (fantastic collection of FX)
- iBeat (shots and loops)
- CCMixter (browse lots of sounds)
- Freesound Project (great site; free account required)
- Rhythm Lab (sounds of all kinds; free account required)
- JFTL (circuit bends aka mutant audio gear emissions)
- Free Samples n’ Loops (small collection with some useful hits/loops)
- Sample Arena (evolving user-submitted links, some are fantastic) Continue reading