Free music samples: download loops, hits and multis from SampleRadar

Welcome to SampleRadar, the hub page for MusicRadar's regular giveaway of pro-quality, royalty-free samples.


Here you can find links to all of our entries, which feature collections of loops, hits and multisamples in a wide range of genres. The great news is that you won't have to pay a penny to download any of them.

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.

All the samples originally appeared as free downloads or cover discs given away with issues of Computer Music or Future Music magazine. Check out their latest issues for many more, but first, scroll through the links below (ordered alphabetically) and get downloading!

Latest update: 935 free analogue polysynths samples


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The evergreen sounds of classic polyphonic synths (Prophet, Juno, Jupiter, Matrix, etc.) are the focus of this sample collection. 16 synth patches were created across a variety of sources, and to warm up their digital bones they were recorded through an Arsenal Audio R24 EQ and Focusrite ISA828 preamps. 

The base synth patches were created to make the most of the classic oscillator/filter relationships we tend to associate with the analogue polyphonics, but they were also kept on the more 'vanilla' side to maximise usefulness – bathe them in delay, reverb, flange/phase, and don't forget some spicy distortion. 

94,491 free sample downloads (A to Z)

165 free '00s synth samples

252 free 303-style acid samples

171 free '70s synth samples

214 free 8-bit bonanza samples

502 free '80s samples

235 free '80s heat samples

499 free '80s synth samples

183 free '80s pop drums samples

378 free 808 drum samples

105 free 808 weight samples

354 free '90s samples

797 free '90s synth samples

Alphabetical Index - A-G


331 free '90s ambient samples

360 free abstract samples

266 free acoustic guitar samples

345 free Afrobeat samples

363 free alarm and siren samples

195 free ambient allsort samples

382 free ambient samples

440 free amped samples

280 free analogue circuit samples

202 free analogue dirt samples

298 free analogue drum samples

586 free analogue drum and bass samples

935 free analogue polysynths samples

261 aquatic adventure samples

404 free Arabian nights samples

257 free artificial metal samples

462 free atmospheric samples


289 free battery-powered samples

136 free B-boy electro samples

504 free Balearic bliss samples

195 free bass boutique samples

392 free bass guitar samples

263 free bassline samples

252 free bendy bassline samples

210 free Berlin beats samples

286 free bespoke breaks samples

244 free big impact samples

321 free bitcrushed samples

50 free Bomb Squad samples

355 free breakbeat samples

400 free broken beat samples

488 free broken piano samples


792 free carnival rave samples

464 free cartoon caper samples

256 free cassette club samples

438 free cheap synth samples

352 free chillout samples

437 free chunky guitar and drum samples

293 free cinematic drama samples

384 free city nights samples

976 free classic synth samples

494 free contact mic madness samples

148 free cosmic soul samples

259 free country crunk samples

475 free crate digger's samples

411 free creative gate samples

493 creative kick drum samples

1,007 free criminal damage samples

277 free cyborg beats samples


295 dance/urban pop samples

212 free dancehall samples

358 free dark dub samples

201 free deep dub samples

204 free dub drums samples

97 free digital bass samples

284 free digital lover samples

245 free digital nature samples

491 free digital vs analogue samples

246 free dirty Dutch house samples

176 free dirty grime samples

280 free distorted drum loop samples

545 free domestic appliance samples

275 free downtempo dreams samples

1,000 free drum samples

200 free drum break samples

328 free drum 'n' bass samples

100 free drum'n'bass atmosphere samples

475 free drum 'n' bass essentials samples

100 free drum 'n' bass FX samples

130 free drum 'n' bass pad samples

281 free dub samples

250 free dub designer samples

253 free dub percussion samples

342 free dubstep samples

160 free dubstep bonus samples

268 free dusty funk samples

258 free dystopian drone samples

485 free DnB essentials samples


721 free electro house samples

220 free electronic pop samples

451 free emo samples

494 free essential drum kit samples

485 free essential synth samples

165 free euphoric trance samples

282 experimental breaks samples

200 free experimental lead samples

100 free experimental samples

252 free explosive samples

193 free extreme bass samples


171 free feedback samples

242 free feelgood samples

1,338 free female vocal samples

294 free filthy hippy samples

563 free floor-filling samples

149 free FM synth samples

398 free found sound samples

371 free found sound percussion samples

189 free French house samples

376 free funk samples

289 free funk guitar samples

261 free funky and freaky fill samples

371 free fuzzed-out psych samples

338 free FX samples

395 free FX and sweetener samples

410 free filter fun samples

252 free future rave samples


253 free gangster sting samples

269 free glitch kit samples

435 free glitch vocal samples

456 free great outdoors samples

703 free grime samples

272 free guitar and bass samples

216 free guitar drone samples



300 free hand control samples

487 free handheld noisemaker samples

252 free heavy metal drum samples

400 free heavy metal guitar samples

278 free hi-hat and cymbal samples

303 free Hi-NRG samples

316 free hip-hop samples

488 free hip-hop essentials samples

332 free hip-rock samples

196 free horrorscape samples

338 free house samples

253 free household rhythm samples

199 free hybrid beats samples


500 free IDM samples

500 free industrial samples

152 free industrial metal samples

459 free instant drum fill samples

195 free instant hooks samples

246 free italo disco samples


326 free jackin' house samples

466 free jazz club samples

626 free jazz groove samples

216 free jazz keys samples

223 free Jen SX1000 samples

505 free junk drums samples


167 free krautrock samples


408 free layering samples

265 free lo-fi acoustic samples

212 free lo-fi punk disco samples

587 free lo-fi samples

537 free lo-fi sampler samples

166 free lounge samples

500 free loungekore samples

307 free loved-up samples


271 free malfunctioning synth samples

310 free melodic drum samples

260 free microloopers samples

275 free micro modulars samples

350 free minimal house samples

403 free minimal percussion samples

50 free Mistabishi DnB and dubstep samples

204 free modular madness samples

250 free modular synth samples

493 free Moog synth samples

483 free movie soundtrack samples


485 free nasty leads samples

587 free new age synths samples

502 free noise, hiss and crackle samples

253 free nu Balearic samples

426 free nu disco samples

510 free NUKG samples



306 free off the grid samples

318 free old-school rave samples

464 free out there FX samples

P, Q

316 free Parisian-style samples

301 free percussion loops

204 free percussion samples

515 free percussive synth samples

530 free time-stretched and pitch-shifted samples

462 free pop samples

188 free processed guitar samples

357 free Prodigy-style samples

347 free prog-rock samples

170 free psych-rock synth samples

225 free pure evil samples


871 free radio-ready drum samples

254 free Radiosonics samples

496 free random sequence samples

505 free rave synths samples

331 free raw materials samples

285 free real-world drum samples

286 free real-world FX samples

227 free remix samples

275 free resonance and feedback samples

495 free retimed and repitched samples

546 free retro and degraded samples

275 free retro drum machine samples

330 free retro house samples

223 free retro video game samples

449 free reversed sound samples

586 free rise of the robots samples

713 free robotic synthpop samples

123 free Roland SH-101 synth samples.

273 free rhythmic inspiration samples

270 free rhythmic noise samples


155 free sample-based synth samples

264 free sampled funk and soul samples

105 free sine and sub samples

464 free sci-fi samples

258 free shimmer and sparkle samples

279 free sidechained and gated samples

320 free ska samples

235 free songwriter's samples

393 free soul and funk samples

335 free soulful keys samples

286 free sound of water samples

167 free stab samples

161 free stadium house samples

366 free sparse soundscape samples

265 free starting point samples

619 free stereo FX samples

264 free stereo toolkit samples

490 free sticks, knocks and rims samples

320 free stretched samples

473 free sub bass samples

296 free sugarcoated samples

215 free summer lovin' samples

245 free swung and skippy samples

503 free synth arpeggio samples

181 free synth chord samples

235 free synth impacts samples

162 free synth orchestra samples

190 free synth percussion samples


163 free tape loops samples

485 free tape treated samples

503 free techno samples

167 free techno bass samples

441 free techno atmosphere samples

494 free techno drum and FX samples

556 free timewarp FX samples

151 free track builders samples

293 free trance samples

193 free trance basics samples

382 free trance essentials samples

250 free transition tools samples

300 free trap samples

260 free tribal adventures samples

592 free tuneful toy samples

300 free twisted orchestra samples


316 free UK garage samples

505 free ultimate arps samples

477 free ultimate hi-hat samples

120 free ultra-modern bass samples

205 free ultra-minimal samples

300 free undercover samples

429 free upfront house percussion samples

199 free uplifting samples

162 free urban rock samples

264 free urban spaces samples


45 free Vince Watson techno samples

371 free vintage house and techno samples

243 free vinyl-style samples

327 free vocal ad-lib samples


W, X, Y, Z

560 free warehouse techno samples

229 free Wavedrum samples

174 free western guitar samples

236 free wonky step samples

204 free world music samples

162 free world percussion samples

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