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Soundtrap's Top 5 Most-Used Sound Packs of 2023

December 15, 2023 | Soundtrap

As we bid farewell to 2023, Soundtrap takes a moment to revel in the creations that have defined the musical journey of the year. 

Our dynamic community of songwriters, beatmakers, and producers has shaped a symphony of sounds, and today we unveil the top five most-used sound packs that have been the heartbeat of countless compositions in the studio. 

Join us on this melodic journey through the sounds that have resonated most with our users.

5. Ascent (Drill)

Kicking off our top five is "Ascent," a Drill sound pack inspired by the late Pop Smoke. This pack brings a plethora of ethereal voices, dark melodic instruments, and drums to be reckoned with. Soundtrap producers turn to "Ascent" for beats that elevate their creations beyond this world. This is the sound of progression and the driving force behind the evolving landscape of Drill Music.

4. Hush (Dark Trap) by Fabian Mazur

At number four, we have "Hush," a Dark Trap sound pack produced by Denmark’s one and only Fabian Mazur. Filled with flaming hot 808s, razor-sharp tops, heavy kicks, and massive soundscapes, beatmakers have utilized this pack to infuse their creations with an enigmatic vibe, "Hush" represents the exploration of darker sonic territories. It's the sound of mystery and allure.

3. KXRDINAL (Drift Phonk)

Claiming the third spot is the "KXRDINAL" sound pack, continuing the surge of popularity for Drift Phonk in the Soundtrap studio. This pack is inspired by UK-hailing Phonk artist Kordhell and brings all the distorted beats, haunting melodies, and Phonk flair that Soundtrappers have come to love

"KXRDINAL" empowers creators to craft sonic landscapes that push the boundaries of the genre. It's a testament to the evolving tastes and preferences within our vibrant community.

2. Memphis (Drift Phonk)

Coming in at a strong second place, we find another Drift Phonk pack. "Memphis," was our first sound pack released in 2023 and has continued to captivate creators with its fusion of nostalgia and innovation throughout the whole year. 

With distorted, clipped, HARD drums, and sprinkled with some cowbell, "Memphis" is a go-to choice for those exploring the boundaries of sound.

1. Trunk (Hip Hop)

Securing the top spot as the most used sound pack of 2023 is "Trunk," a versatile Hip Hop pack inspired by artists like Drake and Lil Nas X, that has become the cornerstone of numerous creations in the Soundtrap realm. 

Trunk brings massive brass and woodwind arrangements to the studio for your truly epic Hip Hop productions. Its rhythmic prowess and stylistic versatility make it the preferred choice for producers looking to infuse their beats with energy and flair. "Trunk" stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of classic Hip Hop vibes, and in 2023, it was the go-to pack for Soundtrap users across the world.

As we celebrate the diversity and innovation within our community, these sound packs stand as echoes of creativity that have defined Soundtrap in 2023. 

Whether you're a seasoned producer or just starting your musical journey, these sound packs offer the tools to shape your unique sonic identity. 

Join us in revisiting the beats that have left an indelible mark on the past year, and let the melodies inspire your musical adventure in 2024. Happy beatmaking!

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