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The 10 Best Lo-Fi Sample Packs

The 10 Best Lo-Fi Sample Packs

You’ve chilled and maybe even studied to them and now you’re looking for a lo-fi sample pack to make a lo-fi track of your own.

But before you start vibing out in the studio you need to find some lo-fi inspired samples, loops and drum kits.

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Here’s the best lo-fi sample packs to help you get started with the best lo-fi sounds.

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1. Late Night Lofi Beats

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Nostalgic and cozy are the best words to describe Late Night Lo-Fi Beats from Apex Audio.

It’s the perfect palette of sound for driving home after dark, cozying up and reading a book, or burning the midnight oil on a school project.

The pack is full of sensual Rhodes loops, airy ambient sounds, and crispy drums.

Our favorite sample from the pack: AALN Rhodes 05

2. Lo-Fi Keys

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 Keys, pianos and especially Rhodes are the cornerstone behind any Lo-fi production.

Adding some gentle, tape-saturated melodies can add character and emotion to any lo-fi beat.

This collection stands strong with its assembly of gentle hooks, piano lines and cut-up chord progressions.

Our favorite sample from the pack: Piano 80 

3. Goosetaf Presents: Lo-Fi

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A lot of lo-fi beatmakers use odd percussive elements to make their lo-fi beats.

Lo-fi beatmakers often use odd percussive elements to make their lo-fi beats.

You’ll hear plinking bottles, clicky wooden blocks, a variety of punchy snares, kicks, and minimal hi-hats.

Creating these sounds to hit hard enough to make heads bob, but not too harsh to kill a chill song’s vibe isn’t always easy.

If you want to add some really good-sounding percussive hits to your next lo-fi groove, don’t skip Goosetaf’s new lo-fi collection.

The collection focuses heavily on the percussive elements you need to create a lo-fi beat.

Our favourite sample from the pack: Whoosh

4. Melodic Lofi Hip Hopmelodic lofi hip hop

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Lo-fi isn’t just about moody downtempo beats. Sometimes you might be looking to add a little bit of fire to your lo-fi track.

Lo-fi isn’t just about moody downtempo beats. Sometimes you might be looking to add a little bit of fire to your lo-fi track.

For a beat that wants to be the life of the party, a great place to look for samples is in Epic Stock Media’s Melodic Lofi Hip Hop sample pack.

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You’ll find trap-influenced drums and 808s to go great with the pack’s sunny and up-tempo melodic loops.

It’s the perfect place to start with crossing genres in your lo-fi beats.

Our favourite sample from the pack: ESM Loop 90

5. Torii – Lofi Beats

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If you struggle with piecing together a lo-fi drumbeat that you really love, it might be helpful to find a pre-made drum loop.

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Torii by Osaka Sounds was created exactly for this purpose. It has 119 drum loops ready to go, all built with awesome sounding lo-fi inspired drums.

It has hi-hat loops, snare loops, and kick loops so you can use the pack to piece together the perfect loop from top to bottom

Alternatively, you can sift through this pack and pick out a pre-made full kit loop that matches your sound.

Our favourite sample from the pack: OSTR Full Drum

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6. Organic Lush Lofi 1

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A lot of lo-fi beats benefit from added live instrumentation such as a saxophone, vibraphone, or guitar solo.

A lot of lo-fi beats benefit from added live instrumentation such as a saxophone, vibraphone, or guitar solo.

But actually writing and recording live instruments isn’t all that easy. Not to mention that it’s pretty hard to find someone who knows how to play.

If you think your track could use a ripping sax solo, sunny flute lines, or a tasty vibraphone recording check out Organic Lush Lofi from Highline Audio.

It’s full of live instrument recordings that fit perfectly into the lo-fi hip hop cannon. You’ll find all kinds of solo lines, chord progressions, and drum loops.

The pack is built based on five full construction kits, so you can easily mix and match to create something unique.

Our favourite sample from the pack: Sunrise Sax

7. Lofi Beats Vol. 1

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Clean, crispy, and upbeat. Lofi Beats Vol. 1 gives you everything you need to put together the perfect drum beat for your lo-fi track.

Construct your own beat with a variety of one-shot percussion samples, or use the sample pack’s loops to piece together the perfect drum beat.

With Osaka Sound’s Lofi Beats Vol. 1 you get those clicky hi-hats, crunchy snares, and subdued kicks that lo-fi beats are known for.

Our favourite sample from the pack: Full Drum 11

8. Acoustic Lofi

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 Lo-fi music is rooted in a rebellion against the digital music revolution.

For lo-fi beatmakers, using hissing and crackling vinyl sounds and analog recordings is a way of sticking it to overly produced digital music.

That’s why samples that are based on acoustic recordings are gold in the lo-fi beat-making game.

Samples that are based on acoustic recordings are gold in the lo-fi beat-making game.

But instead of taking the time and trouble to make your own recordings it can be useful to use premade recording samples.

The Acoustic Lofi sample pack is perfect for finding great analog recordings of drums, piano, guitar, and glockenspiel.

Our favourite sample from the pack: Piano 03

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9. Lo-Fi Tronica

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Who says lo-fi can’t be dancey?

If you’re looking for something that uses lo-fi sound design styles but stays up-tempo, bright and sunny this is a great lofi sample pack to check out.

You get everything you need to make a dancefloor-ready beat with hot vocal loops, impactful one-shots, thumping basslines and more.

Our favourite sample from the pack: Synth Loop 12

10. Raw Lofi

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Raw Lofi from Catalyst Samples is all about adding a hard-hitting attitude to a lo-fi beat.

With a long list of synth, bell, piano, and guitar loops the sample pack is great for capturing a variety of feelings and emotions.

The pack also includes a lot of chunky drum samples that will put tons of attitude into any track.

To top it all off, you get a great selection of ambient FX samples to give your track added sonic space.

Our favorite sample from the pack: Synth 20

Craft your next hit with a collection of over one million exclusive, royalty free hooks, loops, FX, vocals, beats and more. Try LANDR Samples

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Select your lofi sample pack

Still looking for a sample that fits your track?

Don’t forget that you can also start a Selector session on any of the samples you find in the LANDR samples library.

So, if you find something that’s close to what you’re looking for hit the selector button and you’ll get great sample recommendations from our AI tool.

We explore its capabilities in our Sample and Hold series.

Now find that sample and finish your beat!

 

 

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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