Top 6 New Sample Packs from January

Check out the most popular sample and preset packs released last month on Splice Sounds.


1. Mixmash – Essential Sounds (Splice)

Mixmash Records is a household name in electronic dance music with releases from legends like Laidback Luke, Avicii, Afrojack and Steve Aoki. Their Essential Sounds include punchy drums, synth melodies, funky bass, and atmospheric FX to glue everything together. Want to walk in the footsteps of rising producers like Inpetto, D.O.D. and HITS ‘O’ GOOD? This pack is a very good place to start. Go to the Pack


2. Echoes by Holly Drummond (Black Octopus)

The talented Scottish songwriter and vocalist has joined forces with Black Octopus for one of the most popular vocal packs ever released on Splice Sounds. Holly Drummond’s breadth of work with labels and artists like Monstercat, Liquicity, Eminence, and Rameses B really shows in this versatile collection. Full acapellas from 110 to 175 BPM are broken up into separate parts for your convenience. Additional spoken phrases, vocal hits, breaths, atmospheres tones make this a must-have for practically any style of electronic music. Go to the Pack


3. Pegboard Nerds – Emoji Sample Pack (Splice)

The Danish producers recently teamed up with Splice to release all of the audio stems and samples from their recent Pink Could EP. Emoji is an uplifting hybrid that draws inspiration from trap, pop, EDM, and future bass. Royalty-free samples AND presets from the track make it easy to produce music that blends multiple genres together into something fresh and exciting. Go to the Pack


4. Deep & Future House – Massive Presets Vol. 1 (Production Master)

This pack is aimed at producers of hard-hitting deep and future house, taking notes from the likes of Tchami, Oliver Heldens, Shadow Child, Low Steppa, Route 94, MNEK, and Habstrakt. NI Massive users will love the enormous range of bass sounds offered in this collection, with some FX and synth patches thrown in the mix. There’s even an assortment of audio loops and oneshots to throw into your favorite sampler! Go to the Pack


5. Submotion Orchestra – Electronic Soul (Loopmasters)

Dive into a world of bass with this pack from Submotion Orchestra, one of the UK’s most innovative live dance music groups. The 7-piece ensemble combines elements of jazz, soul, dub and electronica into deep yet energetic grooves that have been enjoyed the world over. The included basslines, synth riffs, live keyboard recordings, drums and vocal acapellas can give your music a sophisticated live feel while reinforcing the low-end with some speaker-shaking frequencies. Go to the Pack


6. Splice Sounds – Rooftop Afterhours (Splice)

Rounding out our top packs is a compilation of sounds from the Splice Sounds production team. The samples in Rooftop Afterhours have been crafted for use in deep house and other contemporary dance styles aiming for that signature late night vibe. From construction kit loops and individual drum shots to live instruments and synth pads, an entire sonic palette is at your fingertips. Go to the Pack

These are just six of the 2,000+ packs available on Splice Sounds. You can browse, curate, and download more than 700,000 samples and presets for popular software synths. Sign up for a 14-day free trial and start exploring Sounds today!

February 10, 2016

Matteo Malinverno Matteo Malinverno is a New York-based music producer currently working on the Content team at Splice.