MusicRadar has updated their free sample collection with the release of 252
free bass loops for EDM, dubstep, drum & bass and more.
The free bass loops are arranged in two main folders and are categorised by
tempo. The samples are in high-quality 24-bit WAV format and are 100%
Time+Space has released DRONAR Free Edition, a free cinematic sound
library virtual instrument for Native Instrument’s Kontakt.
DRONAR Free Edition includes 20 instrument patches from the full version f
DRONAR organised into four categories: Guitar, Hybrid, Live Strings and Dark
The main user interface is well designed and allows the user to manually
adjust and control Distortion, EQ, Delay and reverb parameters. With the
exception of the reduced number of instrument patches, DRONAR Free
Edition has no other limitations and works well in any projects. Just load into
Kontakt and start composing
SoundShock has released Chill Guitars Vol.2, a free sample pack featuring
high quality 24-bit WAV guitar loops.
Chill guitars Vol.2 contain 70 guitar loops across 7 different construction kits.
All samples are key and BPM labelled with dry and wet versions for more
The sample pack is 100% royalty free and available for instant download
through Google Drive.
Jeichelbaum has released Cookin, a free additive synthesizer VST for
Cookin comes in 32-bit format with 8 factory presets, a simple user interface
and two oscillators that have all the parameters you expect on a synth VST.
Cookin can be downloaded for free from GitHub
R-Loops have released Hip-Hop Vinyl, a free sample pack consisting of 5
complete construction kits in 24-bit WAV format.
Free Hip-Hop Vinyl can be downloaded for free from the R-Loops website.
Function Loops as released Summer Piano Loops, a collection of WAV loops
and MIDI files for pop, house and other EDM genres.
Summer Piano Loops consists of 100 WAV loops with corresponding MIDI
files. All content is key and BPM labelled and is 100% royalty free.
Crimson Brain has released Ribs, a free granular effect VST for Windows.
Ribs is a granular effect that stores incoming audio in its buffer and splits it into
short sounds (granules), which are then processed and played back through
the effect’s audio engine. In simple terms, it can make a whole bunch of weird
The effect would make a great addition for any experimental composer or
those who are looking to create unique soundscapes and one-shot sound
Refined Digital Group has released Vintage Simply String, a free ROMpler
instrument for Windows and Mac systems.
The instrument plugin is based on samples captured from a vintage Moog
synthesizer and uses clean user friendly interface that boasts an ADSR
module, volume and pan sections and a built in reverberation unit.
Vintage Simply String can be downloaded for free from the Refined Digital
Full Bucket Music has released updated for their virtual analog synthesizers
the blooo and Mono/Fury. The VSTs are available for Windows based DAWs
Both applications have improved GUIs which have been redesigned to give a
more modern look. Individual sonic updates haves also taken place. The
Blooo now has a user-definable startup bank, meaning the user can select the
preset patch to be loaded on startup. Mono/Fury now has a velocity function
added to the VCF/VCA modulation control making it easier to play the
instrument more expressively.
Both VSTs are available for free download from the Full Bucket Music website,
no registration required.
Audio Ordeal has released the Audio Ordeal Summer Sample Pack 2017, a
free collection of loops, one-shots and sfx.
The pack contains over 1GB of samples ideal for beginners covering popular
electronic genres such as house, techno and dubstep. The Summer Sample
Pack contains three main folders: Loops, Noise and Synth each split into sub
folders that are key and tempo labelled.
The Audio Ordeal Summer Sample Pack 2017 can be downloaded for free
from the Audio Ordeal website.