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SampleRadar: 354 free '90s samples

Novation Bass Station
(Image credit: Novation)

This free sample collection focuses on the dance sounds that emerged via acid house and rave during the '90s.

There are arps and basslines, which lean heavily on Novation's original Bass Station (pictured above) along with beats and synths, all stinking of hedonistic nostalgia.

What you need to know

The samples are split into six tempo-labelled folders, each containing further sub-folders of sounds.

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 '90s samples are supplied in a zip file, so you'll need to extract them before you can see them. 


Example sounds

'90s samples: click to download

'90s samples (342MB)

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

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