Ambient Sounds

Ambient sound is in our DNA - at ModeAudio, we pour every last drop of our experience & passion for sound design into creating only the most vivid sound textures, from rustling noise layers & deep synth drones to eclectic field recordings & far beyond!
Undercover

Undercover

$19.23

Found Percussion Samples

230 expertly-recorded Found Percussion Samples - thumps, clicks, scrapes & more!
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Massive Vintage Bundle

Massive Vintage Bundle

$83.32 $48.71

Synth Presets & MIDI Loops

5 sets of warm, resonant Bass, Synth & SFX Presets for NI Massive in 1!
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Massive Genre Bundle

Massive Genre Bundle

$83.32 $48.71

Synth Presets & MIDI Loops

5 Ultra-Flexible NI Massive Preset Packs in 1 - from Deep House to Trap & More!
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Float

Float

$23.07

Chillwave Guitars & Loops

Plunge into a warm sonic pool of 200+ Chillwave Guitars, Drums & More!
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Fracture

Fracture

$19.23

Drum & Percussion Samples

Slam 210 expertly-warped Drum & Percussion samples into your DAW!
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Mirage

Mirage

$16.66

Massive Chillwave Presets

Infuse your sound with a warm, Chillwave breeze - 50 Synth Presets for Massive!
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SFX Bundle

SFX Bundle

$65.37 $38.45

Samples & Textures

Download 5 sample packs of explosive, mutating SFX & Textures in 1!
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Drum Bundle

Drum Bundle

$65.37 $42.30

Samples & Patches

900+ Drum Samples & 60+ Kits of sheer power - download and duck for cover!
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Reflect

Reflect

$20.51

Ambient Loops

120 beautiful Ambient Loops & 43 Drum Samples to take your tunes on a journey...
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Found Percussion Bundle

Found Percussion Bundle

$65.37 $42.30

Samples & Patches

Drop 750 dynamic & wildly different Percussion Samples into your library!
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Airburst SFX

Airburst SFX

$16.66

Massive Presets

50 ferocious SFX & Texture Presets for Massive that will take your breath away!
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Distant Echo

Distant Echo

$20.51

Drones & Textures

An epic collection of 120 warm drones, deep resonances & spiky textures!
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Downtempo Bundle

Downtempo Bundle

$80.75 $51.27

Loops & Samples

600+ dreamy Downtempo Loops & Samples to kick-start a deep production trip!
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Heatwave

Heatwave

$16.66

Massive Synthwave Presets

50 retro, analog-style Synthwave Presets for Massive - let's go back to the future!
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Guitar Bundle

Guitar Bundle

$89.73 $57.68

Loops & Samples

Grab a huge discount off an epic collection of 780+ Guitar Samples & more!
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Ambient Bundle

Ambient Bundle

$76.91 $46.14

Loops & Samples

450+ immersive Synths, Pads, Atmospheres & SFX to sink your music into!
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Continuum

Continuum

$16.66

Sylenth1 Ambient Presets

50 richly detailed, expansive and saturated Ambient presets for Sylenth1!
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Raw Material

Raw Material

$19.23

Found Percussion Samples

A wildly diverse set of 322 snappy Found Percussion Samples & Sampler Kits!
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Density

Density

$20.51

Ambient Samples & Drones

150 deep, atmospheric Synth Textures & 50 SFX Stabs delivering instant cinematic vibe!
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Surface Tension

Surface Tension

$16.66

Massive Drone Presets

70 deliciously detailed Drone, Synth Texture & Pad presets for Massive + more!
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Inspiring Ambient Samples & Sounds For Your Next Project

Step inside our ambient sounds and samples lab and feast your ears on the exquisite range of textural delights we've created for you! Our ambient sound files collection contains a wealth of detailed, dense and deep sonic material for layering and building soundbeds, backgrounds and deliciously delicate rhythms within your music.

From evolving music pads, rich synth textures, layered Ambient backgrounds, noise sound effects and beyond, our selection of WAV samplesREX2 files and Ableton Live packs provides a dazzling palette for you to take advantage of in your music productions.

Our collection also incorporates a range of ambient synth presets, crafted to maximise usability and flexibility. Pick from a choice of basses, chord synths, pads, leads, textures, SFX and beyond. Pick your pack, download and start designing blissful ambient music in an instant!

Ambient Sounds FAQ

Q: What is Ambient sound?

A: The term 'Ambient' when applied in a musical context was coined by British musician Brian Eno, who used it to describe music designed to present a particular atmosphere rather than traditional melodies, rhythms and song structures. This typically involves slow-moving, sparse arrangements of a small palette of sounds, and importantly emphasises the texture and tone of a sound over the actual notes being played.

Ambient sounds are audio files or synthesizer presets which contain or produce sounds of this nature, such as long, sustained synth drones, delicate noise textures and location field recordings.

Q: What types of Ambient sounds are there?

A: There are a number of different ways to classify Ambient sounds but at ModeAudio, we use a small group of broad definitions: basses and subs, which emphasise low-end notes and rumbling textures; ambiences and synth layers, which focus on held chords and textural layers; textures and noise layers, which emphasise the tone and grain of predominantly atonal or non-pitched sounds; and sound effects and transitions, which focus on the building and release of musical tension.

Q: How can I use Ambient sounds in my music?

A: At ModeAudio, we offer 3 different kinds of collections of Ambient sounds: Ambient music loops, Ambient samples and Ambient synth presets

Ambient music loops are sounds edited to a specific number of bars and at a specific tempo, which can be looped within your DAW.

Ambient samples are usually long files of between 20 and 60 seconds, containing the gradual attack, sustain and long decay of an Ambient sound.

Ambient synth presets are files designed for use within a specific piece of audio software such as Serum, which when loaded up will produce Ambient sounds such as drones or textures. These sounds can be produced using your DAW's piano roll or MIDI keyboard, meaning you are free to choose the pitch and length of the notes.