There are all kinds of ways to create a bass sound. Yet there are times when only the distinctive tone of a proper bass guitar will do. When those times come, you can now reach for the sizeable collection samples available for download below.
Download Bass Guitar Samples
MusicRadar Pack: This pack of bass samples by MusicRadar are split into themed folders. Some of them conform to a set tempo, while others are more freeform. All the samples are supplied as 24-bit WAV files so can be imported directly into your DAW or sampler of choice. Because they’re royalty-free, you’re welcome to use the samples in your music in any way you like. DOWNLOAD (231MB)
Spy Guitar: The Fender VI Bass Guitar is a classic instrument. Moving beyond the traditional four-string bass layout, it features six strings, for an impressive range. Spy Guitar includes a variety of playing styles, including upstroke and downstroke articulations, plus pizzicato (short notes) and ebow. The instrument also comes with an effects rack featuring classic effects such as reverb, tremolo, and fuzz. This Instrument requires Ableton Live 9 Suite. Download Spy Guitar for Ableton!
Ultravox Bass Guitar: Brian Funk aka AfroDJMac looked back to the bass guitar parts from one of his tracks, “I’d Never Leave You”. Featuring multisamples of an Ultravox electric bass guitar, Brian’s custom Ableton Pack further features multiple strikes of each note. This replicates the way that a plucked string rarely sounds the same twice in a row. Download AfroDJMac’s Univox Bass!