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SampleRadar: 167 free krautrock samples

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In this SampleRadar we explore the synth (and drum synth) side of kosmische musik, or 'krautrock' as it came to be known.

A whole host of synths and processors was used to 'Kraft' these sounds, which are still relevant today.

What you need to know

The krautrock samples are supplied in three tempo-themed folders, and there's a bonus folder of drum hits.

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 krautrock tools samples are supplied in a zip file, so you'll need to extract them before you can see them. Enjoy! 

Example sounds

Krautrock tools samples: click to download

Krautrock samples (75MB)

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

For more than 60,000 more samples, head to our SampleRadar hub