The best sample packs this week include a set of futuristic trap sounds, expertly crafted forest and nature textures for sound design, a suite of motivational piano sounds, heavy electronic sounds perfect for dubstep, and eastern spiritual chants and mantras.
Thick Sounds Space Trap
This is a comprehensive set of trap sounds that span the entire breadth of the genre. Everything you need to get started is here, like 808s, drums, bass, and percussion loops as well as melodies and top lines. Just as well, there are two construction kits included that provide multi-tracks for each layer so you can blend them to your preference. Also included are 44 MIDI files for even further customization. The entire pack is $33, but different elements can be purchased piecemeal.
Bluezone Forest Textures
Infuse the sonics of the forest into your sound design with this pack that includes everything necessary to create the proper rustic environments. The 307 sound effects cover everything from wind, branches breaking, leaves crunching, storm sounds, and more. For only $45 you can add some much needed nature ambience to film and game sound production.
Big Fish Audio Elevation: Uplifting Piano
In this sample pack you’ll find a collection of positive, energetic – and just as the name implies – motivational piano parts that work just as well in music production as they do for film and video. 10 construction kits provide different sounds that include chords, melodies, and rhythms. It offers much more than just piano sounds though, and includes Rhodes sounds, bells, kalimba, and other esoteric instruments. Everything is broken down into song sections for easy composition and customization. At just under $100 it’s a versatile pack to add to your library.
W.A. Production Riddim Bullets
Push your dubstep productions forward with Riddim Bullets, a set of sounds that are perfect for creating heavy electronic styles. All-in-all there are over 230 loops, one-shots, and melodies as well as 50 Serum presets. All melody loops come with MIDI variants so you can tweak to your content. Drums are broken out into kicks, cymbals, and snares/claps as well as full loops. At only $19.90 this is an intensely interesting set of sounds.
Black Octopus Sound Divine Vocal Mantras
This pack contains 3GB of professionally recorded, mesmerizing eastern spiritual vocal chants, acapellas, and mantras composed by popular genre composer Pandit Balakrishnan. 711 vocal loops at four different tempos (45-65bpm) give you a massive spectrum of moods to create. The pack runs a regular price point of $69.95, but until November 17th it can be had for just $29.95.