SampleRadar: 200 free drum 'n' bass breaks samples

That's almost certainly a drum 'n' bass record on there.
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For the final SampleRadar of the year we return to the ever-popular genre of drum 'n' bass.

Rather than go down the construction kit route, this time we're giving you 200 breakbeat-style loops that are ripe for twisting and reprogramming.

What you need to know

The breaks are numbered 1 to 200 - go ahead and do with them what you will.

All the samples are supplied as WAV files so can be imported directly into your DAW or sampler of choice. Because they're royalty-free, you're welcome to use the samples in your music in any way you like - all we ask is that you don't re-distribute them.

The drum 'n' bass breaks samples are supplied in a zip file, so you'll need to extract them before you can see them. Enjoy!

Example sounds

DnB break 09

DnB break 30

DnB break 94

DnB break 136

Drum 'n' bass breaks samples: click to download

Drum 'n' bass breaks samples (110MB)

These samples originally appeared on Computer Music magazine's cover DVD. Check out the latest issue for many more.


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