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The 6 Best 808 Sample Packs for Huge Low End

The 6 Best 808 Sample Packs for Huge Low End

808s are a staple for any beat maker today. It’s the key ingredient you need to give your tracks a huge low end.

But with so many tracks using 808s, it’s challenging to create unique and interesting beats without taking a master class in sound design.

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To help you find the best bass for your beats here’s the five best 808 sample packs.

1. Tape 808

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This the definitive best 808 sample pack if you want to re-create the classic sounds of the original TR-808 drum machine.

Every sound in Tape 808 was recorded on a real vintage TR-808 by Toronto based producer 4th Pyramid.

You’ll find authentic 808 sounds and samples with all the treatment and processing you’d want to make your 808s hit even harder.

Start here if you’re looking for real 808 samples.

Our favorite sample from the pack: BD_07

2. 808 Bass

808 Bass

If you’re here to find a huge 808 bass sound that’ll make your track’s low end stand out, 808 Bass is your one-stop-shop.
You’ll find giant one-hits, subby pulses, swooping bass lines, and entire 808 bass loops.

This handpicked collection is the best of the best 808s available. Grab them all and expand your 808 toolbox.

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Our favorite sample from the pack: 808 F 8

3. 808 Trill

808 Trill

808 Trill from 5DOLLAKITS is an expertly designed collection of trap-inspired hi-hats, snares, kicks, bass, claps, and one-shots.

It was built with the hottest producers and rappers in mind, 808 Trill is everything you need to make your beat shine.

Don’t sleep on this 808 sample pack.

Our favorite sample from the pack: CLOSEDHAT HIPHOP TRAP

4. 808 Vol. 1

808 Vol.1

To get an 808 sound that really kicks, you can’t rely on the stock sounds your DAW comes with.

If you’re here to find a huge 808 bass sound that’ll make your track’s low end stand out, 808 Bass is your one-stop-shop.

Producers use a lot of sound design techniques to create next-level 808s.

Producers use a lot of sound design techniques to create next-level 808s.

Surge Sounds put together a diverse and flexible collection of 808 samples in 808 Vol. 1.

The sample pack includes over 100 meticulously designed sounds.

It includes twelve pitched bass samples for every note, so you can easily map bass hits to a keyboard without transposing one sample up or down.

There’s also tons of 808 hats, snares, toms, claps, cowbells and more to use in your beats.

Our favorite sample from the pack: SS 808 9 – C Octave

5. Lo-Fi 808 Vol 1

808 Lo-Fi Vol.1

Get 808s inspired by lo-fi hip hop with Lo-Fi 808 Vol 1 from Kryptic samples.

Every 808 in the pack has been processed with the finest vintage filters and effects to get you that warm tape saturated sound that makes lo-fi beats go.

Lo-Fi 808 Vol 1 also comes with loops and construction kits, so you can put your best beat together quick and easy.

Find your next lo-fi 808 with over 170 crispy and crunchy 808 samples.

Our favorite sample from the pack: 808

6. 808 Vol. 2

808 Vol.2

Get trap-inspired 808s based on the sounds of Lil Nas X and Travis Scott in 808 Vol. 2 from Surge Sounds.

This pack is loaded with pristine and heavy-hitting sounds, these 808s are enough to get even the most seasoned beatmaker excited.

Like Vol. 1, this sample comes with pitched 808s that you can map to a MIDI keyboard without transposing.

Our favorite sample from the pack: SS 808 – E

Select your own 808s

These are our favorite 808 sample packs, but there’s tons more on LANDR Samples. Find your favorites faster with selector.

Find your favorites faster with selector.

Browse all the 808s, find a sound close to what you want and hit the Selector button.

Selector will instantly suggest recommendations based on your source sound.

Read about our past experiments with Selector in our AI crate-digging series: Sample & Hold.

Or start an AI 808 sample surfing session now and see what you find! Don’t hate, 808.

Alex Lavoie

Alex Lavoie works as a staff writer at LANDR by day and moonlights as a drummer for folk-rock outfit The Painters.

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