Interested in Free EDM Sample Packs? Here’s a whole list of them!
If you are an electronic music producer, Sample Packs for EDM are probably part of your everyday workflow. At NoDusk, samples are what we’re all about.
We have compiled 25+ free sample packs that also contain presets, to help you take your work to the next level.
These sounds have carefully assembled, listened to, and experimented with, so that we can confidently say these are sample packs we personally recommend. Here’s what you came for;
List of Free Sample Packs for EDM
EDM Sample Packs
Free Sample Packs for EDM in General
This is a comprehensive list of samples recorded off a variety of famous synthesizers and drum machines.
These samples were provided by Australia’s leading dance music production school. They are an Ableton certified trainer, and have a variety of other resources available to aid in your work.
Ableton Free Sample Packs
It comes as a surprise to many, but on Ableton’s website, there are a variety of free sample packs that are diverse in nature, and serve as an excellent starting point for new producers.
Goldbaby Samples This website is an excellent resource for finding a variety of staple sounds including crisp percussion, as well as many other melodic elements that will fit your needs.
Cassete 909For the purists out there, this small but mighty sample pack, contains a number of samples recorded off a 909 into a vintage tape machine. These set-ups are prized for the coloration they add to the audio, and due to that, these samples are truly excellent. They can give your tracks the warm vintage sound they sometimes need, without the expensive, and rare hardware.
Falters KicksThis sample pack contains a number of solid hardstyle, and hardcore kicks. These kicks are perfect for anyone trying to compose within those genres, as well as to provide the hard trap producer a perfect new kick for their second drop.
Wavy AudioThis unique site gives samples a social twist. Users upload small sample packs onto the real time thread, and then you can then download and create with these unique samples. You never know what you will stumble upon on this site, and you can always find hidden gems.
Nu Disco SamplesThis pack contains a number of samples perfect for producing groovy catchy nu-disco, and even can have a number of applications for future house, and bass.
Converse Rubber Tracks Library This is a vast library of unique royalty free sounds.
Just Blaze Drum KitThese are the samples of legendary hip-hop producer Just Blaze. If you produce trap or future bass, and even house, these quality samples can give you what you are looking for.
Free House Samples These samples have a variety of samples catered to house music.
Boxed Rhythm This excellent resource contains a variety of samples recorded off of rare and vintage drum machines.
Rhythm Lab This website is catered to breakbeats. If you are a producer of house, dubstep, future bass, garage, or really any genre, try spicing things up with a breakbeat. You won’t regret it.
Antidote Audio Free Trap PackPerfect sample pack for beginner trap lords.
Game Boy Drum KitThis is a unique sample pack made with sounds recorded off of the Nintendo Game Boy, along with sounds recorded off classic games.
Minimal House SamplesThese are high quality samples that can give any minimal house production the sonic fullness and warmth it needs, while maintaining transparency, and space, within the production.
Dr. Dre Sample KitThese are samples inspired by the legendary Dr. Dre.
/r/IsolatedVocalsThis is a reddit based resource for finding quality acapellas for your productions.
MPC 2000 Drum KitThese are samples recorded from the iconic MPC 2000.
BeatProduction.NetThis website contains a variety of downloadable content so you can add all sorts of unique elements to your productions.
Crate Diggers SamplesThis website contains a number of classic sounds perfect for adding a little vintage spice to music of any genre.
Future House by NoDuskThis is a great sample pack for anyone producing future house or similiar genre’s of EDM. Also, it’s free!
EDM Trap by EDMFactAside from being a personal fan of EDMFact’s content, this trap pack is really sick, just listen to the demo track!
EDM Beat ProducersYou may have not heard of these guys but do not sleep on them, they’re growing rapidly and putting out dope content!
Future 808This is a pretty interesting pack, it’s a mix of EDM, Future, and just a little bit of experiemental.
Free Sample Packs for Future Bass
Future Waves by NoDusk
For all of you future bass lovers out there, this sample pack is for you. This sample pack contains a variety of well engineered sounds to help give your track life, clarity, and a professional edge.
Future Bass Movements by NoDuskNo Dusk constantly uploads quality free samples. This sample pack contains a variety of melodic and percussive future bass sounds.
Future Vocal Chops by NoDuskThe key to most successful songs is a catchy hook, or a memorable vocal that allows the listener to really latch on the the production. It is even more important in electronic music, because adding an organic vocal to an otherwise sequenced work, gives the production life. Note: These vocal samples can help give your tracks that special finishing touch. A great arsenal to add to your edm sample packs collection. Also this is one of our most popular sample packs to date – definitely worth checking out. Future Bass Drums by NoDuskThis sample pack serves as the perfect foundation for any future house track. Containing a multitude of well recorded, and engineered samples, you can lay down the perfect groove to set any dance floor on fire.
Future Vocal Chops by NoDuskThe key to most successful songs is a catchy hook, or a memorable vocal that allows the listener to really latch on the the production. It is even more important in electronic music, because adding an organic vocal to an otherwise sequenced work, gives the production life.
Note: These vocal samples can help give your tracks that special finishing touch. A great arsenal to add to your edm sample packs collection. Also this is one of our most popular sample packs to date – definitely worth checking out.
Future Bass Drums by NoDuskThis sample pack serves as the perfect foundation for any future house track. Containing a multitude of well recorded, and engineered samples, you can lay down the perfect groove to set any dance floor on fire.
Free Sample Packs for Dubstep
Dubstep Sample Pack by Eric K. .
Eric released this sick dubstep pack a little while ago and it still is a great resource for those learning dubstep.
One of our most favorite dubstep sample packs to date.
Free Sample Packs for Trap
Importance of Having Good Samples
When you dive into this extensive list you will literally find giga-bites of diverse sounds at your fingertips. These samples cover a variety of genres from House, Future Bass, Dubstep, Trap, and more.
Having an extensive sound library is essential to productive and professional work flow, due to the fact that when inspiration hits, you want to be prepared with all the tools and building blocks you need to transfer what is in your head, into the D.A.W.
EDM Sample Packs as Producer Tools
Sample packs are not cheating.
They are are tools to better your overall production and to spark creativity.
I can remember countless times where I had no direction, no idea of what song I was going to make – I simply started off with applying effects, time-stretching, or even looping a sample pack file like a vocal shot.
Before I knew it, a few hours later I had a very solid work in progress (WIP) that I could share with my producer friends to give feedback and direction on.
Without samples, creative inspiration would be a lot harder to come by.
Hopefully these sounds, samples, and presets we listed above
for free will be an excellent place to start for budding producers, or prove to be an effective way for more seasoned producers, to breath fresh new life into their work. Always remember, that a song can only be as good as the samples it is made of!
Keep on improving.