Mostly targeted at electronic music producers, we thought we’d lay out 10 of the best sample pack websites on the market in 2023!
Regardless of your style of genre focus, these 10 sites will undoubtedly have you covered for all your royalty-free samples, loops, one-shots, templates, FX, MIDI packs – you name it.
To ensure the best possible chance your sounds are all high-quality and fully licensed (obviously we can’t guarantee anything, and you should always be diligent), we only selected reputable websites that we’re familiar with.
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Contents (the 10 websites)
So then… here are 10 of the best sample pack websites for music producers in 2023!
1. Loopmasters / Loopcloud
As one of the market leaders, Loopmasters has a HUGE library housing over 4 million samples and loops from various artists, producers and musicians – so it’s not a bad place to start.
Despite the massive number of sample packs on there, it’s easy to find what you want. You can search by genre (this covers their interpretation of the electronic spectrum – an extensive list), sound type, sample creator (label), and so on.
Loopmasters also carry a decent array of acoustic samples within genres like Blues, Country, and Jazz, not to mention Rock, Pop, and the list goes on – all of which can be purchased in individual packs or in larger genre-specific ‘bundles’. Visit the website here.
Part of Loopmasters, Loopcloud is a sample management & music-making software that you pay a monthly subscription for. Whilst we won’t go into too much detail here, Loopcloud offers a more complete solution for music producers, similar in many ways to ‘Splice’ which we’re about to cover.
Their extensive (Loopmasters assisted) library has over 4 million high-quality royalty-free samples with plans starting at just $7.99 p/month. Visit their website here to start a free 14-day trial.
Launched in 2013, and also one of the market leaders, Splice has a HUGE sound library containing millions of samples, loops, one-shots, MIDI, and presets, etc., covering most conceivable genres and instruments – all of which are curated by A-list artists, labels and sound designers.
A direct competitor of Loopcloud, Splice is a subscription-only service which gives you broader access to their music-making and learning platform, integrating your DAW, etc.
Due to its vast selection of sounds, Splice’s sample library is arguably worth a subscription all by itself, with plans start at $12.99 p/month for 100 sound credits + other benefits. And whilst you can’t buy packs as standalone purchases, you can take everything you’ve downloaded with you if you unsubscribe.
Again offering more of a market place of solutions and educational content (you can also purchase various software, plugins, and courses, etc., not just sample packs), SampleSound is well worth a look for the more underground-leaning electronic music producer.
Carrying tons of awesome house/techno sample packs (popular for Underground Techno, Melodic Techno, Minimal/Deep Tech, Tech House, and Afro House, etc.), they have 20 umbrella genres in total including Ambient, Drum & Bass, Trap, Nu-Disco/Funk, Hip Hop, Soul/R&B, Reggaeton, and others.
Additionally, they partner with 40 different label partners and contributors, such as Ushuaia Music, Deeperfect Records, and Minar Records – so there’s plenty of diversification and sound-specific brands to explore as well.
Rest assured, all their sounds are 100% royalty free, properly formatted, and compatible with all Digital Audio Workstations. Visit their website here and use promo code ‘40OFF696’ to get a whopping 40% off your first order.
Sneaking in below the radar, another site we like is Ghosthack. Whilst they’re a lot smaller operation than our top 3, they have a great (and different) selection of sample packs for electronic music producers. See below:
|Disco/Funk||Downtempo||Drum & Bass|
|Future Bass||Hardstyle||Hip Hop|
|Trance||Trap||Cinematic (for filmmakers)|
If we were going to pick something unique about Ghosthack, it’s surely their ‘Ultimate Producer Bundle’. This massive bundle includes 24 sample packs all in one collection, consisting of various samples, loops, vocals and FX, etc., relevant to the electronic music spectrum – all for about €80 Euro.
With all 13,000 sounds royalty-free and cleared for commercial use, this bundle deal is great if you’re just getting started and/or if you want a broad selection of genres to underpin your sound library!
5. Production Music Live (PML)
Popular for their online courses teaching music production, Production Music Live (or PML) has tons of cool Sound Packs and Presets centered around underground electronic music.
As a ‘niche’ specialist, their sound packs largely consist of sub-genres such as Melodic House & Techno, Minimal Techno, Progressive Techno, Tech House, Afro House, and so on – all fully mastered and royalty-free. Additionally, they partner established music producers such as Ben Bohmer, Jimi Jules, Tim Engelhardt, and others, whose sound packs all keep in line with the same underground theme.
Their various packs, which is approximately 100, start at around €20 Euro. View the full list here and use promo code ‘PML20’ to get 20% off any initial purchase!
6. BPM Create
Under the umbrella brand of BPM Music, ‘BPM Create’ has thousands of sound packs and a daily updating library. This consists of close to 1 million sounds including loops, one-shots, FX, vocals, and more from various industry-leading sound designers and label partners.
As with their popular DJ record pool BPM Supreme (which is what the brand is widely known for), the genre selection is very broad, covering most dance, electronic, and mainstream categories, and it would be easier to list what they don’t have in that regard (note: Hip Hop & R&B are well represented).
A monthly subscription starts at just $4.99 p/month, with Premium at $9.99, and $14.99 on the top plan. To get more bang for your buck, use promo code ‘DJREVCREATE‘ to get 25% off! Visit the website here to sign up.
7. Producer Loops
Around since 2004, and with literally hundreds of contributors and label partners, Producer Loops is a marketplace for musicians, producers, DJs, and film producers – providing all sorts of loops, sample packs, FX, MIDI files, DAW templates, construction kits, instrument & effects plugins, and more.
Whilst they list their popular genres as Ambient/Chillout, Cinematic, EDM, Hip Hop, House, Lo-Fi Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Trance and Trap – they also carry sounds relevant to niche-specific styles like Acid House, Breakbeat, Tribal House, Tropical House, and others.
Some of the packs might be considered a little pricey, but then again, the niche-specific ‘hidden gems’ on there might be worth it if that’s what you’re looking for, and they also have heaps of bundle deals as well. Visit the website here to check it out.
8. WA Production
With a library of over 500,000 audio samples, loops, and one-shots, etc., and again offering more of a marketplace of solutions (such as plugins and courses), is WA Production.
They have sounds relevant to a broad range of (what might be described as) dance, electronic and mainstream genres such as House, EDM, Funk, R&B, Pop, Jazz & Blues, Country, and so on; whilst also carrying less common styles like Brazilian Bass, Melbourne Bounce, and Psy Trance to name a few.
As well as paying for packs individually, WA Production also have a pay-as-you-go service called ‘Loopacademy’ which you buy credits for. If you’re not into that, they even have a 3-tier subscription service (choosing from either ‘Pro’, ‘Champion’, or ‘Superstar’) which gives you varied access to everything on the site starting at just $6.90 p/month.
As you’d expect, all their files are high-quality, royalty-free and properly tagged. Visit their website here for a better look.
As well as providing exclusive plugins and housing over 2 million sounds, Landr offers a marketing-leading solution to master and distribute your music.
Priced at around $120 p/year, or $19.99 p/month (US), their flagship subscription-only service (‘Landr Studio’) provides ‘’all the tools you need to create, produce and release music’’. Alternatively, if all you’re looking for is sample packs, then their ‘Samples Pro’ plan is only $75 for the year. This gets you 1200 sample credits.
Landr is another little gem that isn’t to be overlooked, and certainly worth checking out if those key selling-points sound interesting! Visit their website here.
10. ADSR Sounds
Once again with a HUGE library of content, ADSR Sounds offers sample packs, loops, presets, plugins, and literally hundreds of free tutorials and paid courses on countless topics and DAWs.
With well over 50 genres that cover the full spectrum of dance, electronic and mainstream styles, they have tons of not-so-common packs relevant to Nu-disco, Oldschool, Chicago House, Garage, Chillstep, and more.
As with all the sites we’ve covered on this list, the user experience is generally very good, and you can filter a search either by genre, format, or label.
Their sample packs (and everything else on the site) can either be purchased individually or as part of a bundle deal. Visit their website here for a better look.
Summary: Best Sample Pack Websites for Music Producers
Just to recap, these were our 10 favourite sample pack websites for electronic music producers in 2023:
- LoopMasters (and LoopCloud)
- Production Music Live (PML)
- BPM Create
- Producer Loops
- WA Production
- ADSR Sounds
Where can I find the best sample packs for house music?
Whilst there’s an abundance of great house music packs out there, you can’t go wrong on sites like Loopmasters and SampleSound. Production Music Live (PML) is also a good one if you’re into melodic house & techno.
Where can I find free sample packs?
Bear in mind that some free sample packs will require you give credit to the creator, or you may need to download a license. Here are some other sites to explore:
- Big Fish Audio
- Sample Focus
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