Curator Spotlight: Trap
Emerging from the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and now taking control of the world's speakers, Trap has blown up in an astonighing way, making interntational stars of it's artists and producers, with videos amassing millions of views on YouTube within a week of the track dropping. It's no surprise the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Nicki Minaj are jumping on Trap beats whenever the opportunity arises.
Often featuring deep 808s, scattered hi-hat rhythms, unique snare patterns, synth plucks, strings and bells, the Trap sound offers up a candy shop of exploration and experimentation in the studio.
Whether you're plan is to create a mainstream hit like the productions of Metro Boomin and Mike WiLL Made-It or putting together a new underground mixtape in your bedroom, Sampleism has a plethora of Trap Construction Kits, loops, oneshots and presets ready to help take your tracks to the next level.
Here are some favourites, although this was a tricky selection! Check out the full collection of the most up to date Trap sounds here.
King Loops - Gucci Thang Vol 1
'Gucci Thang Vol 1'‚ by King Loops kicks off this epic series, bringing you nothing but the most innovative Trap, Cinematic Hip Hop, Gangsta and Urban loops, plus MIDI files. Inspired by artists such as Gucci Mane, Lil Pump, Future, Quavo, Metro Boomin, 21 Savage, Drake and many more.
Freak Music - Trap Minds
"Trap Minds" by Freak Music brings you five harmonic, awesome and intelligent constructions kits. These kits contain great 808 kicks, perfect vocals, perfectly combined drums and heartmade melodies. It's everything you need to take your track to the next level. This pack is an innovation in Trap music. All of these constructions are 100% royalty-free, so one purchased, you can use them in commercial releases without having to pay any hidden costs.
2Deep - M3TRO
'M3TRO' from 2Deep contains five banging beats that fit perfectly into today's Urban music scene. Take your production to the next level and start instantly creating those beats that you would hear from artists like 21 Savage, Future, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chainz and Migos.
Origin Sound - Unorthodox Trap
Prepare yourself for the twisted, twonked out, huge underground sound of “Unorthodox Trap”, delivering a devastating collection of highly inspiring and original samples that will inject your productions with authentic sounds and beats.
Touch Loops - Future Trap
Dark, twisted, snarling and aggressive. Fusing together elements of trap, grime and electronica, this epic trap sample pack takes all the elements which were so pivotal in forming this futuristic genre and spins them completely on their head. With influences ranging from Troy Boi to Migos, Future & Travis Scott to the darker sides of electronica, this outrageously well produced and executed sample collection is system ready and crying out to be twisted, manipulated and adored.
Audio Masters - Masters of Trap & Hip Hop
'Masters Of Trap & Hip Hop' by Audio Masters features a collection of floor-shaking basses, analogue leads and stabs, bells, plucks and more. Developed for producers of Trap & Hip Hop, inside you will find a cutting-edge material for your production library, designed & recorded using the best outboard equipment on the market.
Crude Sounds - Uzi Green
'Uzi Green' is a brain-blowing Trap & Urban Music sample collection jam-packed with the most ahead of its time sounds designed by Crude Sounds, the sub-label of Kryptic Samples for Trap and Urban music followers. This music library comes across with six thrilling Construction Kits, featuring an array cutting-edge stalwart synth pads melodies, substantial drums loops and roaring warped 808 bass and samples to be chopped, stretched and pitched as well as the MIDI files.
Trap Veterans - 808 Mood
'808 Mood' from Trap Veterans includes five hard-hitting Trap Construction Kits. This amazing product includes all you need to produce and dynamic compositions like a professional. Inspired by the hottest artists right now such as Travis Scott, Future, Metro Boomin and more.
Kryptic Samples - Gucci Gucci
'Gucci Gucci' is a sprightly go pit-a-pat Trap & Urban sample collection jam-packed with sounds ahead of its time, designed by Kryptic Samples for Trap and Urban music followers. This music library comes across with five awe-inspiring Construction Kits, featuring an array cutting-edge nasty synth pads melodies, gripping piano melodies, high-powered drums and growling anamorphic 808 bass and samples to be chopped, stretched and pitched as well as the MIDI files.
Asonic - Ex Ante
Ex Ante is a Crushed Trap sample pack featuring everything you need to create explosive tracks. This crushed collection of 865MB Trap fuelled drops, Construction Kits, melodies, beats & one shots provides some of the freshest, most intense sounds conceivable. Expect the unexpected with Ex Ante, designed to push your production to new limits, this is one sample library not to be missed. Ex Ante contains everything you need to create, intense, authentic and most importantly huge sounding Trap tracks.