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Best Drum & Bass (DnB) sample packs in 2024
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Best Drum & Bass (DnB) sample packs in 2024

Home Tech Best Drum & Bass (DnB) sample packs in 2024

Drum & Bass is a music genre born in the mid-90s in the UK. It’s characterized by heavy rolling basslines, and breakbeat drum patterns maintained mostly at 160-180 BPM. Despite great popularity in the UK and Central Europe, DnB is still an underground genre in most parts of the world, including the US. 

The growth of drum and bass in the past few years has been significant, both in the United States and globally. The genre has seen a resurgence in popularity due to the contributions of both established and emerging artists from the UK and the US. 

However, this does not change the fact that the number of Drum & Bass fans is constantly growing, and most popular representatives – such as Noisia, Dimension, SaSaSaS, Wilkinson, Andy C, Sub Focus, or Camo & Krooked – are highly recognized among electronic fans all over the world. No matter which one is your favorite and whose production you enjoy the most, in the list below you will find the best Drum & Bass sample packs to create great-sounding productions representing literally every existing DnB subgenre.

List:

  1. Liquid Fusion – Drum & Bass 
  2. Zenhiser – Liquid DnB
  3. Erb N Dub – Live DNB Drum Breaks
  4. Ghost Syndicate Nostrum
  5. Madface – Faces of Drum & Bass
  6. Drum & Bass End Year Bundle (Loop, One-shots, Fx)
  7. Gravity 2 – Liquid DnB
  8. Infinite – Liquid DnB Samples
  9. Loopmasters Bad Taste Recordings Vol. 1 [Recommended]
  10. Tantrum Desire – Technique Essentials

1. Liquid Fusion – Drum & Bass 

The Liquid Fusion – Drum and Bass sample pack contains upbeat, feel-good sounds for making liquid drum and bass music. It has 424 loops and 452 individual sound samples. The loops include basslines, drum grooves, melodic keys, synthesizer parts, and vocal clips. The one-shot samples provide kicks, snares, hi-hats, percussion hits, bass notes, synth tones, and sound effects. The sounds have an uplifting, energetic vibe designed for creating vibey, dance-oriented liquid drum and bass tracks. The samples allow you to layer melodies, basslines, and rhythms to make tracks with an infectious, summertime feeling. All the sounds are royalty-free for use in your own music productions.

Price: €37.00

Content: 


  • ONE-SHOTS
  • 47 Bass Shots
  • 40 Snares
  • 22 Drum Breaks
  • 29 Kicks
  • 33 Closed Hats
  • 16 Open Hats
  • 13 Perc Hits
  • 13 Rides
  • 22 Drum Shuffles
  • 21 Tambourines
  • 41 Sound FX
  • 33 Key Hits
  • 43 Pads
  • 56 Synth Shots
  • 20 Vocal Shots
  • LOOPS [174 BPM]
  • 44 Basslines
  • 30 Drum Loops
  • with 206 STEMs
  • 31 Key Loops
  • 43 Pads
  • 50 Synth Loops
  • 17 Vocal Loops

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2. Zenhiser – Liquid DnB


The Liquid DnB Stems pack provides the building blocks for creating drum and bass tracks. It contains 10 full song starters broken down into individual stems like basslines, drum grooves, synthesizer parts, vocal effects, and transitions. The 88 samples draw inspiration from artists like Alix Perez and Calibre to provide pulsating basses, tight drums, rhythmic parts, melodic synths, and vocal clips. There are also 10 MIDI files included. The samples combine analog and digital sources for a raw, driving sound. Instead of full completed tracks, you get the flexible stem components to arrange and combine as you like when producing your own drum and bass songs. It’s designed to work with any music production software through simple drag-and-drop.

Price: $49.41


Content:

10 Total Midi
10 Song Starters (Stems)
Midi
Basslines
Full Drums
Basic Drums
Top Drums
Synth Pads
Synth Leads
Synth Keys
Stabs
Vocal Fx
Transition Fx
Piano
Strings
Rise
Pads

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3. Erb N Dub – Live DNB Drum Breaks

The Audio Animals mastering studio has re-mastered 57 drum breaks to bring out their clarity and fullness, taking them to a whole new level of power and punch. Along with these re-mastered drum breaks, there are five different drum kits, each with its unique tone and texture, and over 20 different cymbals. The recording of 20 different snares, both expensive and cheap, allows for a pack that is unique and versatile throughout, with the ability to create a sound that can be gritty and edgy or clean and expensive. Also, hi-hats play a massive role in DnB drums and this one contains 8 Zildjian Custom Hi-Hat Hits to give your tracks some extra edge. Definitely one of the best sample packs for live snares and DNB drums.

Price: $24.99

  • Drum Loops 221 Mb
    • 22 – Build Ups
    • 63 – Drum Breaks
    • 10 – Drum Fills
    • 26 – Hi-Hat Loops
    • 10 – Ride Loops
    • 5 – Shuffle Loops
    • 57 – Re-mastered Drum Breaks
  • Drum Hits 48 Mb
    • 50 Construction Kits
    • 24 Bathroom Snare Hits
    • 5 Clean Hi-Hat Hits
    • 5 Crash Cymbal Hits
    • 72 Drum Loop Hi-Hat Hits
    • 61 Drum Loop Kick Hits
    • 72 Drum Loop Snare Hits
    • 2 Tom Hits
    • 8 Zildjian A Custom Hi-Hat Hits
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4. Ghost Syndicate Nostrum

Nostrum is a coarse toolset loaded with tearaway sonics incorporating key components of dull and gritty Drum & Bass, including styles like Techstep, Neurofunk, and even Jump-up. Ghost Syndicate is offering an unbelievable exhibit of sounds: the various low-end with spitting, growling, and sputtering mids, just as old-style reeses and chest-shaking subs, will keep the dancefloor shivering for a long time.

Price: $24.68

  • 81 Bass Loops (including Sub & Mid Layers)
  • 30 Drum Loops
  • 8 Impact Fx Loops
  • 11 Misc Fx Loops
  • 8 Uplifter Fx Loops
  • 46 Hat Loops
  • 31 Kick & Snare Loops
  • 30 Percussion Loops
  • 29 Synth Loops
  • 30 Top Loops
  • 32 Bass One Shots
  • 13 Cymbals
  • 30 Closed Hats
  • 33 Fills
  • 15 Fxs
  • 28 Kicks
  • 48 Open Hats
  • 67 Percussion Hits
  • 32 Snares

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5. Madface – Faces of Drum & Bass

Madface, iconic Let It Roll festival’s resident and winner of the Czech Drum & Bass Awards in 2016, made a 700+ MB pack of a crazy variety of the wispiest loops and samples any drum & bass producer could dream of. Faces of Drum & Bass is filled with floating pads, pretty strings, reverbed and delayed FXs, sick bass one-shots, deep rolling basslines & much more. All files are made originally by Madface! This pack is made with the creation lucidity and quality you’d anticipate from a such DnB representative as him.

Price: $33.91

Pack Contents:

  • 9 Arp Loops
  • 25 Bass Loops
  • 37 Bass One Shots
  • 42 Drum & Percussion Loops
  • 102 Drum & Percussion One Shots
  • 49 FX
  • 11 Melody Loops
  • 7 Piano Loops

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6. Drum & Bass End Year Bundle (Loop, One-shots, Fx)

The Drum & Bass End Year Bundle contains 5 different drum and bass sample packs. It includes a total of over 2 GB of sounds like drum loops, bass loops, synth loops, one-shot samples, construction kits, and MIDI files. There are drum breaks, percussion, effects, chord loops, and synthesizer parts across various styles of drum and bass music. The bundle provides a large collection of building blocks for creating drum and bass tracks within your DAW like Ableton Live, Logic Pro, or FL Studio. It draws inspiration from labels like Souped Up and 1985 Music. The bundle comes at a great price especially considering the quality and quantity of samples. The bundle contains samples inspired by Modern age DnB tracks.

Price: $24.00

  • Content:

    Dark Drum & Bass Volume 1 Sample Pack
  • Dark Drum & Bass Volume 2 Sample Pack
  • Titan Drum & Bass Sample Pack
  • Domina Drum & Bass Sample Pack
  • Ohis Drum & Bass Sample Pack

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7. Gravity 2 – Liquid DnB

The Gravity 2 – Liquid Dnb pack from Production Master provides a collection of sounds inspired by artists like Camo & Krooked, Fred V & Grafix, and Netsky for creating liquid and future drum & bass tracks. It includes 145 drum and percussion loops, 179 one-shot drum samples, 27 bassline loops, 74 synth loops for arps and leads, and 19 atmospheric pads/textures. A highlight is the 105 Xfer Serum presets containing basses, leads, plucks, and other synth tones designed for liquid DnB. The 588 files total around 700MB with 24-bit/44.1kHz audio quality. It aims to provide all the loops, hits, and synth tones needed to produce energetic, lush sounding liquid drum & bass tracks in your DAW.

Price: $44.95

Pack Contents:

  • 19 Atmosphere Sounds
  • 27 Bassline Loops
  • 145 Drum & Percussion Loops
  • 179 Drum & Percussion One Shots
  • 30 Fx Sounds
  • 33 Synth Arp Loops
  • 41 Synth Lead Loops
  • 9 Vocal Atmospheres
  • 105 Xfer Serum Presets

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8. Infinite – Liquid DnB Samples

The Infinite Liquid DNB pack provides a large collection of sounds for making liquid drum and bass music. It contains nearly 600 loop samples and over 600 individual one-shot samples. The loops include atmospheres, basses, guitars, keys, percussion, trumpets, and futuristic synthesizers. The one-shots have things like vocal samples, sound effects, and other unique noises. In total, there is over 1 GB of 24-bit WAV audio files, with all loops labeled by key and BPM. The sounds draw inspiration from popular liquid DNB artists like Chase & Status, Netsky, and Sub Focus. It gives you a wide variety of professional-quality samples to use when producing liquid drum and bass tracks.

Price: €29.95

27 Trumpet One-Shots
50 Key One-Shots
31 Guitar One-Shots
31 Bass Guitar One-Shots
50 Atmospheres
51 Bass One-Shots
250 Drum One-Shots (Hi-Hats, Kicks, Percussions, Snares)
51 Synth Hits
25 Vocal Ad-libs
25 Vocal Phrases
30 FX One-Shots

27 Trumpet Loops
51 Key Loops
31 Guitar Loops
31 Bass Guitar Loops
51 Atmoshere Loops
51 Basslines
50 Stem-seperated Drum Loops
50 Percussion Loops
51 Synth Loops

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9. Loopmasters Bad Taste Recordings Vol. 1 [Recommended]

Bad Taste Recordings Vol. 1 collection’s content is made by names like Vegas, Akov (Eatbrain, Cause4Concern), Billain (Critical, Invisible), and Filip Motovunski (Subtitles, Born on Road). Pack weighs in at an impressive 2.43 GB of sounds, including, among others, 50+ Synth Loops & Hits, Bass Loops, Hits & Multis, 80+ Full Drum and Kick Loops, and some presets for Xfer Serum and Omnisphere. Bad Taste speaks to the immortal edge of inventive, enthusiastic Drum and Bass.

Price: $43

Content:

  • 59 Synth Loops
  • 57 Bass Loops
  • 46 Full Drum Loops
  • 46 Kick Loops
  • 46 Hat Loops
  • 33 Snare Loops
  • 27 Percussion Loops
  • 25 Top Loops
  • 16 Pad Loops
  • 10 Drum Fills
  • 90 Drum Hits
  • 66 Bass Hits
  • 62 Synth Hits
  • 55 Fx
  • 4 Bass Multis
  • 4 Synth Multis
  • 355 Rex2 Files
  • 173 Soft Sampler Patches
  • 10 Omnisphere Presets
  • 6 Serum Presets

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10. Tantrum Desire – Technique Essentials

Tantrum Desire is quite a renowned name when it comes to DnB. His music has received support from artists like Skrillex, Utah Saints & more. His sheer success comes out of the fact that he is a master of his craft and so can be noticed in his sample pack. Included within are 466 files filled with heavy-hitting bass loops, one-shots, drums & percussion, FX loops, Serum presets & more. Definitely one of the best artist sample packs for Drum & Bass production. A great pack if you are looking for DnB presets as this one contains over 100 presets for Xfer Serum.

Price: $44.95 

Pack Contents:

  • 40 Bass Loops
  • 62 Bass One Shots
  • 113 Drum & Percussion Loops
  • 76 Drum & Percussion One Shots
  • 32 Fx Sounds & Loops
  • 27 Melodic Loops
  • 11 Sub Bass One Shots
  • 105 Xfer Serum Presets

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FREE Drum & Bass (DnB) Sample Packs

1. Skifonix Sounds Drum & Bass Essentials

2. R3dX & Bully Jump Up vs Rollers

3. RAGGED: Drum & Bass Sample Pack Vol. 2

4. Ghost Syndicate Free Samples Vol. 2

5. DNB Rollers – Rollers Essentials Volume 1


FAQ

Q. Who are the best Drum and Bass Sample Pack Developers?

A: The best sample pack developers for drum and bass include Production Master & Ghost Syndicate, known for their diverse sample packs like Liquid Drum and Bass, Tantrum Desire, and Classic Hard DnB. These packs provide a wide range of sounds and elements essential for creating high-quality drum and bass music. Additionally, 8D Records is another reputable source for top-notch drum and bass sample packs that can elevate your productions. Goldbaby and Wavealchemy are also some noteworthy developers offering free “taster” packs to showcase the quality of their samples.

Q: Which drum & bass producers are known for having a very distinct, signature sound that stands out?

Popular drum and bass artists today include Sub Focus, Andy C, Chase & Status, High Contrast, Noisia, Goldie, and Calibre. These artists are known for their unique styles, innovative approaches, and dedication to pushing sonic boundaries in drum and bass music. Sub Focus is known for his infectious melodies and heavy-hitting drums, while Andy C is a titan in the scene for his energetic live performances and unmatched track selection. Chase & Status are known for their seamless fusion of musical genres and captivating live performances, while High Contrast is renowned for his melodic touch and combination of lush, emotive soundscapes with fast-paced beats. Noisia is known for their dark and atmospheric tracks

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