CONGRATULATIONS! You found the electronic music making motherlode! This exquisite hand-picked collection of original 16-bit 44khz samples is entirely free—as it has been since 2001 when I started organizing this library...
Royalty free songs you can download, remix, and use in your own projects. SampleSwap members have contributed over 2,500 songs, many of which have been picked up for use in film, TV, video games and apps.
Featured tracks for August 15, 2018
Thank you to everyone who contributed original samples over the last two years. I've listened to every sample (over 20GB of uploads in total) so as to organize and integrate only the very best 500 MB of these sounds.
Here’s a set of six rhythmic loops ranging from 74 BPM to 145 BPM crafted from this incredible sounding oil-powered engine posted to YouTube by ‘rustymotor’. 1909 10HP Blackstone oil engine was used for pumping water from a river to a market garden. The engine was sabotaged in the 1920s by someone blowing up the […]
I’ve been making my way through this wonderful collection of records from 1952 made by famous ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey. Here’s one of my favorites so far on talking drums from Congo. This material is copyrighted, but as far as I can tell, totally unavailable anywhere online. I suspect Hugh Tracey himself would be very happy […]
I was browsing Reddit a few months ago and came across this YouTube video of a mad Italian fellow who plays a pocket trumpet with a contrabass reed instead of a regular mouthpiece. (See below.) Spectacular and beautifully weird, don’t you think? Well, I got in touch with this masked wobble bass crusader (Piero Bittolo […]
Nestled deep within SampleSwap (inside MELODIC SAMPLES & LOOPS) you’ll find a folder named FULL ENSEMBLE BPM. Crappy name, I know. But *lovely* and inspiring samples. Have a look.
Hello girls and boys! Today we're going to make music. Happy music, and sad music. Funny music, and serious music...