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Free Loops and Samples

  • Citizen DJ – free – audio and video samples from the Library of Congress to use in music creation either as downloads or for use in the web-based sequencer if you click “remix” in any of the collections.
  • Looperman – free – no account needed (ads on site)
  • Landr.comL – account needed – free account with 2 downloads per month & paid accounts starting at $48 a year
  • – very small selection of free samples/loops – paid accounts
  • Plug In Boutique – small selection of free sample packs
  • – countless free sounds uploaded by the public (no quality control and are never exactly sure what students might find)
  • Sounds from NASA   – Free sounds from Mars and other aspects of space from NASA.  

Subscription-Based Loop and Sample Platforms

  • – Owned by Native Instruments – integrates with DAWs – starts at $10 a month for 150 credits
  •  – Excellent samples and loops with paid subscription – starts at        $10 a month for 100 credits.