MusicRadar has released 502 free ’80s loops, a free loops pack previously featured on Computer Music magazine’s cover DVD.
For a long time, a lot of the music produced in the ’80s was held in low regard, but it seems to be an endless source of inspiration for many of today’s artists. We’re celebrating this new appreciation by bringing you a selection of samples that take their lead from the likes of David Bowie, Gary Numan, Michael Jackson and – gulp – Toto.
The samples are split into six folders, each of which contains a construction kit of samples at a defined tempo (93, 117, 118, 120, 125 and126bpm). As well as loops, each kit also contains hits.
All the samples are supplied as 24-bit WAV files so can be imported directly into your DAW or sampler of choice.