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SampleRadar: 306 free off the grid samples

Find the space between the lines...
Find the space between the lines... (Image credit: Design Pics Inc/REX/Shutterstock)

We all know how useful the 'snap to grid' function can be, but we're also acutely aware that "it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing".

If you want to loosen things up, download this off-kilter pack of grooved-out, skittering loops and add a sense of feeling to your music

What you need to know

The Off the grid samples are divided into six tempo-themed folders of loops.

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

Example sounds





Off the grid samples: click to download

Off the grid samples (183MB)

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

For more than 50,000 more samples, head to our SampleRadar hub