AfroDJMac (Brian Funk) has released a free Ableton Live Instrument, based on samples of a 1979 Crumar Performer, run through an Ampex 601 reel to reel preamp. Here’s what he has to say about it:
Symplesound has released PurpleDrums – a free sample library, inspired by iconic Prince drum sounds. Symplesound’s Francis Preve has developed a free educational Ableton Live 9.5 project, based on a re-creation of his production process. The project includes a drum rack based on sounds samples both the Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum, processed in Prince’s unique style… Read More Free Ableton Live Pack Inspired By Iconic Prince Drum Sounds
Portland downtempo electronica duo Soquelle has shared a free sample kit, based on a Roland TR-808 drum machine sampled with a vintage E-Mu SP-1200 sampler. What makes this Roland TR-808 sample kit unique? The samples were captured first through an E-mu SP-1200. They were then recorded through an Api Channel Strip into an Antelope Orion AD/DA. No effects, eq or processing… Read More Free Sample Library Features Classic 808 Sounds With Vintage 12-Bit Crunch
ModeAudio is giving away a free drum rack of 32 samples created exclusively from the vinyl crackle, hiss and needle drops of their vintage Technics turntable. The sounds can be used royalty-free in your productions. The rack features kicks, snares, claps, hi hats and percussion, all drenched in the warm crunch of record static and crackle.… Read More Free Vinyl Samples Ableton Live Drum Rack From ModeAudio
Canadian Ableton-Certified Training Center, Beat Drop, has recently released a free “Stank Pack.” The sample pack draws on a collection of classic and modern gear, with drum sounds sampled from the Oberheim DX and Roland TR-8. Bass lines were crafted with Oberheim’s OB-8 and Novation’s Bass Station II. Leads were made with the Novation Bass… Read More Free ‘Stank Pack’ For Ableton Live, Ableton Push
99Sounds has released Project Exodus, a free Kontakt library containing 127 royalty-free sample based patches designed to ‘add that earth shattering cinematic’ feel to music or video projects.
Yamaha Synthesizers Europe has released DX-7 Blaze – a sound library based on the Yamaha DX-7 – as a free download. Here’s what they have to say about the free sound library: Depeche Mode, Underworld, Brian Eno, Phil Collins, Front 242, Queen, Beastie Boys, Herbie Hancock & many more adored their DX7 keyboards. And now it’s… Read More Free Yamaha DX-7 Sound Library
Inspiring Audio has released Earth Cycles – a free ‘artsy’ drum library, based on field recordings. Here’s what they have to say about the drum sample library: