That’s why it’s always a good idea to source your sample packs from royalty-free sample marketplaces like LANDR Samples where you’ll find collections from the greatest sample makers out there.
This month, we’re proud to be offering exclusive access to one of the best sample pack labels out there—Laniakea Sounds.
Laniakea Sounds is a well-respected sample label with a passion for electronic music, hip hop and high-caliber vocal chops.
They’re especially notable for the crystal clear, high-quality nature of their recordings and have been a high-tier sample pack provider for several years.
To celebrate their exclusive selection of packs available only on LANDR Samples, here’s a few choice cuts from Laniakea Sounds’ extensive library.
Smooth, soulful and groovy are a few ways to describe this Laniakea Sounds sample pack with clear inspirations from 90s hip hop and R&B.
They’re especially notable for the crystal clear, high-quality nature of their recordings.
With jazzy licks, soul chords and groovy drums—you’ll find everything you need to inspire vibey old-school hip hop, jazzy grooves and soulful R&B.
Our favorite sample from the pack: LSSH2_Serenity_Chords_90BPM_C#
A not-so-subtle nod to the king making Spotify playlist “Trap Caviar”, hip hop caviar is all things chart-topping trap.
You’ll find punchy kicks, huge 808s, chunky trap hats and of course all the atmospheric synth and vocal lines trap is so well known for.
A not-so-subtle nod to the king making Spotify playlist “Trap Caviar”.
If you’re inspired by the great trap producers of Atlanta and you want to write radio-ready trap beats that’ll bring the heat—don’t sleep on this pack!
Our favorite sample from the pack: LSHHC_Instrumental_Loop_03_90BPM_C
3. Chill Pop
Pop music draws on a lot of electronic, reggaeton and trap influences. You’ll hear a lot of marimbas, synths, trap drums and effected vocal parts.
Chill Pop is all about that modern pop sound that producers like Diplo and Skrillex popularized—just the vocal chops alone are enough to add some serious power to your track.
But, the melody lines and chord stabs included with the pack are dripping with inspiration too!
If you’re trying to write pop tracks or need something to fill out your pop arrangement definitely stop by.
Our favorite sample from the pack: LSCP_Call_Vocal_Chops_100BPM_B
Sometimes trap music gets pigeonholed into a reputation for being hard and abrasive.
But if you listen to artists like Drake, Ty Dolla $ign or Big Sean—you’ll see that trap can be super soulful, especially when combined with R&B-inspired parts.
Laniakea Sounds’ Trap Soul & Melodic R&B 2 embodies this side of trap precisely with sensual synths, soulful keys, R&B vocal chops and low key trap drums.
Next time you need inspiration for a soulful trap tune check out this incredible sample pack.
Our favorite sample from the pack: LSTSR2_Together_Music_Loop_2_140BPM_D#min
Switching gears we’ve got a great ambient-inspired pack with tons of atmospheric percussion, big pads, swirling chords and evolving melodies.
Laniakea Sounds are experts at creating evolving drones and ambient textures, so this sample does not dissapoint.
Ambient samples are super inspiring because they’re super useful no matter what kind of music you’re interested in making.
And, if you use sound design techniques and creative sampling tricks you can do a lot with ambient samples—especially pads and percussion.
Our favorite sample from the pack: LSEA_Movement_Kit_Ambience_F#_100BPM
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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