Looking for more sounds, plugins, music? Follow one of the links below and download these free resources for making music right here at Rekkerd.
- Loops and samples – Free sample packs by Rekkerd and guest contributors.
- Plugins – Various audio effect and instrument plugins for Windows and Mac.
- Kontakt Freebies – A list of many additional sample libraries for the full version of Native Instruments Kontakt.
- Patches – Looking for more sounds for your (virtual) instruments? Check out the archive featuring tons of sound banks for your favorite hardware & software synths and effects.
- Music – For those who like to listen to some of the tunes I make in my spare time. It’s mostly downtempo/chill/lounge type music.
For more free sample packs, plugins and more, make sure to also check the freeware news section of the blog.
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Loops and samples
There’s a lot to grab here! I’ve tried to group packs a bit but make sure to take a look at the whole list, as there are quite a few gems to be found. You can also browse the packs by date of release on the free samples pages.
- Basic Rhythm: 60 free 808 bass samples.
- Transistor Kicks: 50 free kick drums.
- Sacrificial Loops with 167 loops, one-shots, instruments, vocals and found sounds.
- REKKERD Loops – C_S_02.: 57 samples.
- REKKERD Loops – C_S_01.: 32 samples.
- Transportation from Sample Remix Contest 2015.
- A picture is worth a thousand words music production contest pack.
- Sample Remix Contest pack with 115 one shots, including sounds contributed by Horatiu-Cristian Petrila aka 3ee.
- Expectations: Winter 2011 Sample Remix Contest pack.
- Moving music contest sample pack.
- Autumn 2010 Edition music contest pack.
- Producer Loops DNB Competition sample pack.
- D16 Silverline Sample Remix Contest pack with 32 loops and samples.
- Ohm Force Sample Remix Contest pack with 104 loops and shots.
- Brute Drums: 24 analog drum kits.
- Analog Rumble: 19 drum kits for electronic music.
- Recycling bin sound fx by Hidden Sound: Dissonant creaks and squeaks from a rusting metal door on a big recycling bin (19 sounds).
- Wind Trough Metal Gates: 4 recordings of various-sized gates with calm, medium and strong winds.
- Strong Wind Blowing Through Long Grass: 4 long seamlessly looping recordings of wind.
- PSIence: 50 synth leads and rhythms for Goa/Psytrance.
- Underground Progressive: 100 Progressive Trance/Psytrance leads, atmospheres and various fx.
- FX Tools Vol. 1: Free synth fx from the Waldorf RackAttack.
- The Crave: 101 free monophonic samples (drums, bass, fx).
- Repitch: Analog bass sounds of Analog Rytm.
- Trashy Techno Drums: Lofi TR-909 sample pack.
- Freon Surfer FZ: Free drum kit for Kontakt by Carl Löfgren.
- Found Sounds Vol. 1: Made in New York City, San Francisco, and Vermont.
- Found Sounds Vol. 2: Sounds from field recordings made in New York City.
- Found Sounds Vol. 3: The streets and art spaces of New York City and Brooklyn.
- Found Sounds Vol. 4: Created in a large warehouse space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
- Techno Rave: 15 construction kits by Superjunk (155 wav files).
- Sound Recordings Vol. 2: 90 noises produced by light switches, fans, drawers, and lots more.
- Sound Recordings Vol. 1: 85 sounds from around the house.
- Analog Kick Pack: 65 kick drum samples from Jomox MBase 01.
- R-Beats Volume 1: 340 original beats.
- MR 9999: Brick Game 9999 in 1 samples.
- DUNE Spiceflow: 12 samples made with the soundset from Waveformless.
- Ace.Animated, 15 samples created with the soundset for u-he ACE.
- No-Kick Pack Vol. 1: 8 beats in 2 variations (16 samples).
- ekit pack: 12 loops and 12 sets of kick, snare, side/perc and hi-hat samples.
- One sequence: 10 loops from a single sequence.
- July 2007 pack: 32 free loops.
- Rekkerd Mixed Bag Volume 1 and Mixed Bag Volume 2.
- Free Loops series: Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, Vol. 5, Vol. 6, Vol. 7, Vol. 8, Vol. 9, Vol. 10.
- WolfPack: Drum and synth sounds from Akai gear.
- Original Breakbeat Pack Vol.1: 50 breakbeat samples.
- SR-202 drum kits: 3 kits for the CM SR-202 drum sampler.
- Midierror FM Synths: Sounds from 3 classic FM synths.
- New God Limited Edition Drum Kit by Sonic Sound Supply.
- Wave Alchemy Packs: Wired Electronics, 606 Drums, Club Kicks Vol 1 and 2, and Odyssey FX.
- NSA Custom Series Drumkit: Acoustic drumkit samples by Dean aka ‘Nekro’.
- Mind Flux: Rekkerd Techno, 475 free loops & samples.
- 60’s Motown Drums Vol 5 by Past To Future Samples.
- Rekkerd Special: 26 samples from Hzandbits Sound Effects.
- 55,5 with 555 sounds from Valentine.
- Vinyl Cuts: Drum and percussion samples by Outro.
- Free cinematic & sound fx samples by Bluezone Corporation.
- New Loops Label Sampler with 700+ free samples.
- Samplebank 001 free sample pack by Fiea Rec.
- Function Loops Rekkerd Sampler: Free loops, samples, MIDI files & synth presets.
- Sample packs & Reaktor ensembles by MrTheBigMan & Multiples.
- Expectations by Noizefield: Instruments for NI Kontakt.
- MyOSS Dirty Kit sample pack for Battery 3.
- Jackie FX Bank with 81 fx-oriented samples by Jacek Majer.
- Disko Unkle Deep Kicks: 30 kicks suitable for all sorts of electronic music.
- 90 free clap samples by Funkybot.
- Bling My Zik loops collection.
- Rekkerd Pack by Reason Lahalla.
Most of the plugins listed here are a bit older and Windows-only, what you could call “legacy”. For the latest free VST plugins make sure to check this blog section.
- Sabrina Reverb: Free smooth reverb effect by We Love Walter.
- HY-Lofi2 free bit quantizer, waveshaper & filter plugin by HY-Plugins.
- DtBlkFx Fast-Fourier-Transform (FFT) based Multi effect plugin for Windows and Mac.
- Martin Eastwood Audio free plugins (Mverb, Compressive and Duet).
- Liquidclear experimental VST plug-ins for Windows.
- NCL Basic Soft Clipper, NCL Phase EQ and NCL EQ by Matthew Lindsay.
- Fretted Synth plugins by Joseph DeHelian (Windows only).
- Lost Technology transforms sounds by taking them apart and then putting them together in a different way.
- Ronald Passion guitar and bass guitar amps, compressors, and more.
- ARPocalypse by Wiz, an 8 step rhythmic pattern generator VST effect.
- Nix plugs plugins by Nick Johnstone (4 Kicks, freQ, Sync, Mono2Stereo, Wave Mechanic, Tripper, and Dream Sequence).
- Cymbiant 8 voice polyphonic analog synth by Osiris Synths.
- O’Malley Sound VSTi collection of Aphid DX, Cobra 1, Dragonfly, Moth, and Yellow Jacket.
- Float Crush bit crusher effect by CamSR and ArkeCode.
- DSK VSTi, SynthEdit and SynthMaker plugins by Víctor Márquez.
- Thaw phase vocoder for static and drone sounds by Cormac Daly.
- Sweetboy VST collection of 18 plugins, including SH-1, T-Sledge and Volcano.
- Little critters instrument with eight different sounds of insects, which can be mixed and manipulated.
- ROM-500 SF2 player with custom loops and Unify compressor by Marcus Clef.
- IK FoolPlugMini freeware VSTi that mimics the sound of blowing on bottles.