SampleRadar: 360 free abstract samples
Welcome, once again, to SampleRadar, MusicRadar's new weekly giveaway of pro-quality, royalty-free samples. It works like this: we give you links to genre-specific loops, hits and multisamples, then you click them and watch the download bar fill up.
We've already covered dubstep and techno, but this week, we're stepping left of field to bring you six collections of abstract samples. What does that mean? Well, they range in tempo from 90 to 150bpm, and each contains loops in Abstract, Atmospheric, High frequency, Low frequency, Melodic and Percussive folders.
The best advice we can give is to dive in and explore these sounds. Some of them may not to be your taste, but others will inspire.
What you need to know
All the samples are supplied as WAV files so can be imported directly into your DAW of choice. Because they're royalty-free, you're welcome to use them in your music in any way you like – all we ask is that you don't re-distribute them.
The abstract collections are supplied as separate zip files, so you'll need to extract them before you can see the samples. Enjoy!
Abstract loop 90bpm
Atmospheric loop 100bpm
High frequency loop 120bpm
Low frequency loop 130bpm
Melodic loop 140bpm
Percussive loop 150bpm
Abstract kits: click to download
These samples originally appeared on Future Music magazine's cover DVD. Check out the latest issue for many more.