Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library is a huge free sound collection featuring thousands of royalty free stems, one shot samples and audio loops which were performed and recorded by various music artists.
Converse Rubber Tracks is a community music studio based in Brooklyn, NY. The studio offers free recording services to talented musicians, recording a different artist for free almost every day of the year. As if doing that wasn’t awesome enough, they are now offering their huge collection of recorded sounds with everyone interested.
The library contains a huge selection of high quality sounds provided by artists like Com Truise and RJD2, among many others. At the time of writing this article, the Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library contains 11,080 individual royalty free sounds, sorted into three groups:
- Stems (583 in total)
- One shot samples (7,195 in total)
- Audio loops (3302 in total)
All downloadable audio content included in the Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library is completely royalty free. You can use it in your music tracks or other creative projects completely free of charge. The files are provided in 16-bit WAV format and it is possible to preview each sound before downloading it to your hard drive. It is not possible to download multiple files at the same time, so definitely make sure that you have some free time on your hands before visiting this amazing free sound repository.
The library contains some fantastic loops and one shot samples, covering a wide palette of music styles ranging from jazz and indie rock to synthpop and electronica. Whether you’re looking for drum samples, bass guitar loops or weird sonic textures, you’ll definitely some interesting new samples and loops for your personal sound library. The quality of most sounds is absolutely top notch, although you’ll occasionally run into a noisy sample here and there.
The website also features an interesting MPC style drum trigger sampler which allows the visitors to jam with different sounds by using their keyboard as a controller. Simply drag and drop the available sounds to the virtual sampler located in the bottom-left part of the screen to start having some classic MPC style beat making fun.
Before downloading the sounds, you will need to sign up for a free Indaba Music user account. In order to do so, you will need a working email address or a Facebook account. Once you’ve logged in to your Indaba Music user account, you can start downloading the files immediately.
To download your free sounds, visit Converse Rubber Tracks.
Maybe somebody in the audience here is a programmer who can either tell us who to batch download the files or even provide a small program or script for us. Pretty please :-)
Because listening to the files on the website is a pretty big pain in the butt and the common ways to mass download files (DownloadThemAll etc.) don’t work.
Some discussion plus reply from the Converse people concerning no bulk downloads can be found here: http://www.reasontalk.com/post/converse-rubber-tracks-sample-library-7285976?trail=25
I have had long-time plans to download a lot of the available drum samples on conversesamplelibrary.com. But i postponed it for some time now.
Now that i finally wanted to start, it appears that the server is down.. Can you guys confirm this, or do you know something about it?
Does somebody here have a alternative site, or even a cloud or torrent or similar to download the complete set ?