Loopmasters has launched two sample packs from Sofa Squared label, a new imprint that creates versatile, lo-fi inspired beats and enchanting melodies for you to transform into your own innovative music.

Old Times Hip-Hop shows a retrospective experience of the classic beat-making and sampling techniques with a fresh collection of strings, guitars, pianos, vocal chops, one-shots, and vintage synths.

Hip-hop is not just about good music anymore. It’s about identity and purpose, it influences the decisions that we make about our lives. If you ever wanted to show yourself in the most popular genre worldwide — it might be your best chance. Who knows, maybe you will become the next big thing in hip-hop music; the only way to find this out is to start producing, and “Old Times Hip-Hop” will be a perfect guidebook for you.

Of course, there were plenty of standout beatmakers and producers that influenced us during the creation process for this sample pack: goosetaf, HM Surf, Nymano, Nokiaa, Koosen, potsu, Psalm Trees, ocha, Leavv, Oatmello, Kupla, Lofi Radiance, Nohidea, Guustavv and more.

With Bedroom Isolation – Lo-Fi Beats, Sofa Squared reflects on themes of isolation and melancholy, paying homage to all of the producers locked down around the world over these past couple of years.

The samples feature perfectly crafted warm and vintage Hip-Hop instrumentals along with Tube Lo-Fi Themes. The catchy melodies truly shape the spirit of our time and gives us hope for a better future. Inspired by the sound of artists like potsu, Psalm Trees, ocha, Leavv, Oatmello, Kupla, Lofi Radiance, Nohidea, Guustavv, goosetaf, HM Surf, Nymano, Nokiaa, Koosen, Avocuddle, Nujabes and more.

This stupendous pack of all original Lo-Fi and Hip-Hop samples is fuelled by inspiring melodic grooves and mesmeric chord loops. Find within a selection of amazing Song-Starters, Genre-Focused Drum Loops, and Phat Bass Loops to build a recognizable moody aesthetics associated with the DIY genre. If you want to add a Lo-Fi isolation mood to your tracks — this pack is the one!

The sample packs are £21.95 GBP each, with parts sold starting from just £5.95 GBP.

More information: Sofa Squared