Category: Drum / Percussion

  • Create Unique and Powerful Percussion Tracks With RHYTHMUS

    Create Unique and Powerful Percussion Tracks With RHYTHMUS

    Are you looking to add some powerful percussion tracks to your next project? Look no further than RHYTHMUS by Naroth Audio. This comprehensive found percussion library contains 100 sound sources, four sequencer engines, and ease of use mind. Whether you’re a composer or producer of any genre, Rhythmus is the perfect tool! RHYTHMUS by Naroth […]

  • The Chocolate Audio Drum Particles Collection: Your New Go-To for Kontakt

    The Chocolate Audio Drum Particles Collection: Your New Go-To for Kontakt

    Chocolate Audio’s Drum Particles Collection is a Kontakt instrument library featuring a massive 205,000 samples of drum particles. This collection is perfect for producers who need to reduce their memory and CPU footprint in the production they are working on. With 48 GB of compressed sampled content and 300 drum pieces, this library will simplify […]

  • Super Loud Action Metals: The Ultimate Sound Design Resource

    Super Loud Action Metals: The Ultimate Sound Design Resource

    If you’re looking for professional sound design resources that will blow your mind, you need to check out Super Loud Action Metals! This collection of field recordings made in a HUGE scrapyard is packed full of jaw-dropping audio effects and sound design ideas that will help you achieve the sounds you’ve always wanted. Not only […]

  • Get Characterful, Beautifully Curated Analog Drum Samples with Complete Drums 2

    Get Characterful, Beautifully Curated Analog Drum Samples with Complete Drums 2

    Looking for high-quality analog drum samples? Look no further than Complete Drums 2 by Wave Alchemy. This pack gives you access to characterful, beautifully curated analog samples from almost every iconic and inspiring drum machine in existence. Looking for a complete drum sample solution? Look no further than Wave Alchemy’s Complete Drums 2! This huge […]

  • Review of Zero-G Sahara Beats: A Unique Kontakt Instrument Featuring Exotic Percussive Beats and Grooves from the Middle East and North Africa

    Review of Zero-G Sahara Beats: A Unique Kontakt Instrument Featuring Exotic Percussive Beats and Grooves from the Middle East and North Africa

    Are you looking to add some spice and exotic flair to your music? Then you need Zero-G’s newest instrument library, Sahara Beats. This unique Kontakt instrument contains over 2000 samples of percussive beats and grooves from the Middle East and North Africa. From traditional middle eastern percussion styles to modern beats and rhythms, this library […]

  • Review of EZdrummer 3: A Comprehensive Drum Production Software

    Review of EZdrummer 3: A Comprehensive Drum Production Software

    Review of EZdrummer 3: A Comprehensive Drum Production Software Welcome to our long Review of EZdrummer 3. EZdrummer 3 is the latest incarnation of one of the most popular drum production software titles on the market. It has been completely revamped, and now offers an even more comprehensive set of features for songwriters who want […]

  • Toontrack’s EZdrummer 3: A New Era of Virtual Drums

    Toontrack’s EZdrummer 3: A New Era of Virtual Drums

    It’s almost here. EZdrummer 3 is the long-awaited next installment of one of the most popular drum virtual instruments. Swedish developers Toontrack have spent years in the studio, painstakingly recording some of the world’s best drummers to bring us EZdrummer 3 – a new era of virtual drums. See also our Review of EZdrummer 3: […]

  • The Secrets of Epic Soundtracks – Epic Latin Music with Axé

    The Secrets of Epic Soundtracks – Epic Latin Music with Axé

    Epic Latin Music with Axé The music of Axé is a fusion of many different Latin American styles but also has an amazing sound. It’s the first time that these styles have been mixed together in this way before, and it will bring composers new ideas for what Epic Soundtracks could be. Epic songs are […]

  • Review Holkenborg’s Orchestral Percussion – Tool of the Pros

    Review Holkenborg’s Orchestral Percussion – Tool of the Pros

    Review of Tom Holkenborg’s Percussion by Orchestral Tools In this article, we will be reviewing Tom Holkenborg’s Orchestral Percussion. Tom Holkenborg is a Dutch composer and producer who has worked on various notable projects such as the soundtrack of Deadpool 2. He also produced music for video games including Arkham Knight and Quantum Break. His […]

  • Omnidrums – Massive 20GB Collection Of Drums & Percussion Instruments

    Omnidrums – Massive 20GB Collection Of Drums & Percussion Instruments

    This is a Massive 20GB Collection Of Drums & Percussion Instruments. Produced by Have Audio for Kontakt, it’s an instrument library that will fill your productions with the sound of drums and percussion instruments from all over the world. They have been sampled from traditional hand-made drums to metal sheets being beaten on with hammers. […]

  • The True Strike 2021 2.0 Update

    The True Strike 2021 2.0 Update

    The True Strike Update The True Strike 2.0 Update update contains All-in-one browser Positioning stage Extensive articulation & mapping control Adaptive Sync for rolls NKS

  • ProjectSAM’s True Strike 2021 2.0 Update

    ProjectSAM’s True Strike 2021 2.0 Update

    True Strike 1 Update 2.0 – Free Update – 35% Off ProjectSAM True Strike 2.0 Update: True Strike 2021 is a new and improved version of ProjectSAM True Strike. ProjectSAM provides high-quality orchestral percussion for film, tv, and games. ProjectSAM’s original orchestral percussion library for film, television, and game composers looking for cinematic, powerful, and […]

  • Box Factory an Unprecedented Cinematic Percussion Kontakt Library

    Box Factory an Unprecedented Cinematic Percussion Kontakt Library

    Box Factory by Fracture Sounds Fracture Sounds released a new Kontakt library for the free Kontakt Player. Box Factory is an unusual cinematic percussion library prepared for professional composers and producers alike, featuring a huge 40-piece ensemble of cardboard boxes, masterfully sampled in a concert hall. Fracture Sounds assembled six performers and 40 boxes of different […]

  • BRUTE Smells Like Mean Drumming – Rock, Grunge, Punk, And Cross-over Styles

    BRUTE Smells Like Mean Drumming – Rock, Grunge, Punk, And Cross-over Styles

    UJAM Release Virtual Drummer BRUTE UJAM launch BRUTE, the fifth addition to their Virtual Drummer line. Virtual Drummer BRUTE contains contemporary hard-and-heavy music genres driven by a very specific drumming style: loud, wild, edgy, and cutting through the mix. It has been designed, recorded, and processed to do one thing really well: Compete with layered […]

  • Hard-Hitting HAMMERS Produced by Spitfire Audio in Collaboration with Composer Charlie Clouser

    Hard-Hitting HAMMERS Produced by Spitfire Audio in Collaboration with Composer Charlie Clouser

    HAMMERS Produced in Collaboration with Composer Charlie Clouser HAMMERS — hitting hard as a comprehensive collection of drums and percussion instruments presented in the sound-specializing British music technology company’s dedicated plug-in with customizations in the mapping of the performances inside the GUI (Graphical User Interface) that are unique to the library itself; it is created […]

  • Create Cinematic Sound FX with Damage 2

    Create Cinematic Sound FX with Damage 2

    Hits, Risers, and Creative Sound FX | Damage 2 Tips & Tutorials | Heavyocity Damage 2 contains over 40,000 samples worth of pure percussive inspiration — but did you know that the powerful D2 engine is FULL of sound design elements, perfect for creating cinematic Hits, Risers, and Sound FX? Watch as our own Luis […]

  • Tangent Drum – Ambisonic Steel Tongue Drum

    Tangent Drum – Ambisonic Steel Tongue Drum

    Tangent Drum by Audio Brewers The boutique sample company Audio Brewers released Tangent Drum. Tangent Drum features a Steel Tongue Drum sampled in so numerous innovative ways and techniques, Audio Brewers went overboard to offer you infinite ways of playing and experimenting. Articulations From typical finger tipping and mallets, all the way to play it […]

  • Vintage Slingerland Drum Kit Sampled Newly Demarco Drums Vol.2

    Vintage Slingerland Drum Kit Sampled Newly Demarco Drums Vol.2

    Demarco Drums Vol.2 Vintage Slingerland drum kit recorded to tape with awesome analog gear! This chill but the punchy sound is the latest craze with indie-pop producers and artists! Comes with a simple and cool-looking GUI where you can tune, pan, and change the volume and envelope of each drum! 24bit 48khz wave files! More […]

  • Exploring Tom Holkenborg Percussion by Orchestral Tools

    Exploring Tom Holkenborg Percussion by Orchestral Tools

    Tom Holkenborg Percussion In this live stream, we are going to explore the Tom Holkenborg Percussion sample library that recently has been released by Orchestral Tools. Tom Holkenborg’s Percussion gives you the triple-A composer’s very own drum collection—the exact same drums you heard in Mad Max: Fury Road, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and Godzilla vs. Kong. And the […]

  • STRANGE RAIN by HISSandaROAR Released

    STRANGE RAIN by HISSandaROAR Released

    New HISSandaROAR Ambience Library A month back Tim Prebble (HISSandaROAR) woke up on a Monday morning with plans to head out recording FOLIAGE stalled by pouring rain! Rain that the weather forecast forgot to mention… But rather than be frustrated Tim decided to experiment with unusual methods for recording rain, starting with the configuration above: capturing four discrete channels of granular metal […]

  • Groovemate ONE – Groovy Percussion for Modern Styles with Guaranteed Sensation

    Groovemate ONE – Groovy Percussion for Modern Styles with Guaranteed Sensation

    Move Your Tracks with Feel In addition to their Virtual Drummer line, German-American plug-in makers UJAM launch Groovemate ONE. It is the company’s first plug-in to their new series of virtual percussion including sounds like tambourines, shakers, and one-shot shakers, as well as claps. Groovemate is intended to make tracks move and shake and enhance […]

  • Eplex7 DSP Releases Techno Percussive   Instrument Plugin

    Eplex7 DSP Releases Techno Percussive Instrument Plugin

    Eplex7 DSP has released Techno Percussive 1, a VSTi & AU instrument plugin with 21 multi octave / multi percussive banks for Windows and MacOS. It works in the Free Eplex7 Player plug-in or can be used also as expanding library in other Eplex7 DSP’s plug-in instruments. This multi-octave instrument includes techno percussions, drums, fx […]

  • “Famidrums” – 240 Nintendo Drums for 1$

    “Famidrums” – 240 Nintendo Drums for 1$

    240 Nintendo Drums for 1$ Famidrums is a sample collection starring the crunchy and lo-fi sound of the Nintendo Entertainment System sound chip, the DPCM sampler, and triangle/noise oscillators. The drum sounds included have been extracted from games while others have been resampled NES-style using classic analog drum machines as sources. Accurate software emulation of the […]

  • GUNC Samples Releases Drum Loops Vol.1

    GUNC Samples Releases Drum Loops Vol.1

    Drum Loops Vol.1 by GUNC Samples “Drum Loops Vol.1” contains 15 unique drum breaks of different sounds and styles, the package also includes a folder with 150 original, non-recycled one-shots. All drum breaks are recorded live to a 24 track trying to achieve those raw, organic drum sounds. – 15 unique drum breaks– 150 one-shots:(20 kicks, 30 snares, 20 […]

  • Starter Kits | Episode 05 | VPME Quad Drums & friends

    Starter Kits | Episode 05 | VPME Quad Drums & friends

    Starter Kits – Episode 05 In this episode I’ve joined Pamela’s new workout and Mimetic Digitalis with the ‘canned fun’ Quad Drums module from VPME. If you have to start small, this is a great module to get totally eurorack addicted. I also makes it very easy to explain why modular synths are so cool. […]

  • LOOP POOL PERCUSSION- MARCIO SUPER TIP #2 – Musical Sound design-y Worlds

    LOOP POOL PERCUSSION- MARCIO SUPER TIP #2 – Musical Sound design-y Worlds

    Musical Sound design-y Worlds Marcio Doctor shows you interesting ways of using LOOP POOL PERCUSSION as a sound design tool. LOOP POOL PERCUSSION is the next step in the LOOP POOL journey. 3 different Kontakt instruments (with 60 variations) packed with over 1000 eccentric percussion grooves played by Marcio on a massive range of his ‘instruments’. […]

  • Sound Dust’s New LOOP POOL PERCUSSION with 40% Discount Intro Offer

    Sound Dust’s New LOOP POOL PERCUSSION with 40% Discount Intro Offer

    LOOP POOL PERCUSSION is the next step in the LOOP POOL journey. 3 different Kontakt instruments (with 60 variations) packed with over 1000 eccentric percussion grooves played by Marcio on a massive range of his ‘instruments’. Plus 100 DAW ready curated loops made by Pendle (Sound Dust) and Marcio. Always synced to the BPM of […]

  • 67% OFF SAGA – Acoustic Trailer Percussion by Red Room Audio

    67% OFF SAGA – Acoustic Trailer Percussion by Red Room Audio

    67% OFF SAGA For just $49 (instead of $149), get SAGA Acoustic Trailer Percussion by Red Room Audio! For more on this library also take a look at our Saga Review – Acoustic Trailer Percussion by Red Room Audio Saga – Acoustic Trailer Percussion (Affiliate Link) is an extensive collection of thunderous drums, dynamic metals and […]

  • Spitfire Audios’ New CIMBALOM –  ORIGINALS Series

    Spitfire Audios’ New CIMBALOM – ORIGINALS Series

    CIMBALOM – shimmering, spine-tingling tuned percussion plug-in Spitfire Audio released CIMBALOM — an appropriately-named extension to its continuous ORIGINALS series of immediate writing tools with the same exceptional recording character as the ‘full-blown’ flagship libraries with which it has built its reputation. Perfectly capturing its 19th century-originating sparkling, spine-tingling tuned percussion instrument namesake (nowadays familiar from being brought into play […]

  • LOOP POOL PERCUSSION by Sound Dust

    LOOP POOL PERCUSSION by Sound Dust

    LOOP POOL PERCUSSION Sound Dust is preparing a LOOP POOL instrument. This beauty will be a Sound Dust first – a collaboration! Months of backward and forward with Grammy-winning percussionist/composer Marcio Doctor has led to something pretty special. Crammed with over 1000 unique organic percussion stems, LOOP POOL PERCUSSION offers an infinity of eccentric rhythm textures […]

  • UJAM Releases Virtual Drummer DEEP

    UJAM Releases Virtual Drummer DEEP

    UJAM Virtual Drummer DEEP UJAM launch DEEP, the fourth addition to their Virtual Drummer line. This virtual Neo Soul drummer is the perfect companion to Virtual Bassist DANDY, UJAM’s gentleman bassist. UJAM line-up of virtual instruments that strongly enables the producer to form new tracks and songs and composers to get the next trailer score, […]

  • Little Drummers | Basimilus Iteritas Alter + 0-Ctrl

    Little Drummers | Basimilus Iteritas Alter + 0-Ctrl

    Basimilus Iteritas Alter + 0-Ctrl Today I wanted to revisit the BIA, zero-controlled by the MakeNoise 0-Ctrl. It’s a great module for creating individual high quality percussion sounds. You can also turn it into an Arcade machine when you throw a lot of CV at it (especially with a 0-ctrl center), but that will make […]

  • Library Spotlight – Damage 2

    Library Spotlight – Damage 2

    Library Spotlight – Damage 2 After nearly a decade, the epic sequel to the iconic original has finally arrived. Damage 2 is here too. It’s the epic ensembles recorded at Skywalker Sound. It’s all the things that made the original Damage great, except bigger, and better. Welcome to the next creation of percussion virtual instruments. […]

  • Analog Hip-Hop Drums For Free

    Analog Hip-Hop Drums For Free

    Real drums recorded straight to tape with heavy analog processing! No need to dig around records! These drums Past To Future Samples recorded and chopped sounds just like vinyl records! Past To Future Samples processed them in a way that resembles the 60’s 70’s drum sounds, ran through vintage samplers! Royalty-free! Over 50, 24/48kHz One-Shot […]

  • David Oliver’s Shake | Behind The Scenes (BTS)

    David Oliver’s Shake | Behind The Scenes (BTS)

    David Oliver’s Shake | Behind The Scenes (BTS) In this video, David Oliver takes you behind the scenes and gives you insight into the instruments and process of how he worked on the new David Oliver’s Shake library. Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0 David Oliver’s Shake is a comprehensive collection of 95 shakers, tambourines, rattles, and bells […]

  • Spitfire Updates BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0

    Spitfire Updates BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0

    BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional 1.2.0 In the latest update to the BBC Symphony Orchestra Professional library (See StrongMocha’s Review of Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra), Spitfire Audio added an extra set of stunning performances from the brilliant brass section, as well as updating a selection of legatos with abilities including fast runs and shorts. Spitfire […]

  • Composing With Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0

    Composing With Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0

    Composing With Shake 2.0 In this video Nathan Boler (Soundiron) deconstructs his track “Forest Flight” using our newest upgrade for Shake. David Oliver’s Shake is a comprehensive collection of 95 shakers, tambourines, rattles, and bells from all over the world. This deep and stylistically expansive sample library focuses on live performed grooves, fills, flourishes, rolls, and individually […]

  • Composing With Shake 2.0 by Soundiron

    Composing With Shake 2.0 by Soundiron

    David Oliver’s Shake 2.0 by Walkthrough In this video Craig Peters (Soundiron) walks you through all of the new sounds and features within the new David Oliver’s Shake. David Oliver’s Shake is a comprehensive collection of 95 shakers, tambourines, rattles, and bells from all over the world. This deep and stylistically expansive sample library focuses […]

  • Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0 in Collaboration with David Oliver

    Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0 in Collaboration with David Oliver

    Soundiron’s The New Shake 2.0 David Oliver’s Shake is a comprehensive collection of 95 shakers, tambourines, rattles, and bells from all over the world. This deep and stylistically expansive sample library focuses on live performed grooves, fills, flourishes, rolls, and individually sampled hits by British instrumentalist and media composer David Oliver. 10 Multi-sample NKI instrument banks […]

  • Library Spotlight – Djembes X3M

    Library Spotlight – Djembes X3M

    Library Spotlight – Djembes X3M Strezov Sampling’s DJEMBE X3M a collection of Djembes recorded in various sections and ensembles, suitable for all kinds of dynamic music and especially film/videogames.

  • Melda Production MDrumReplacer Introductory Sale

    Melda Production MDrumReplacer Introductory Sale

    Melda Production MDrumReplacer Introductory Sale MDrumReplacer — an aptly-monikered drum replacement plug-in pairing the best drum-detecting algorithm on the market with perfectly-recorded multilayer samples as an easy-to-use tool to fix flaws, replacing weak sounding snares, lousy kicks, and such like with a chosen multilayer sample in both single drum and mixed tracks in a matter […]

  • Andrew Marshall (Billie Eilish) creating Artist Loops for the 808

    Andrew Marshall (Billie Eilish) creating Artist Loops for the 808

    Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001) Here’s a quick look at Andrew whilst he works on two of the sixty loops he has created for the new Dust Palace release, ‘Spring, Echo, Distort.’ 808’s through analogue spring reverb, tape and BBD echo and two styles of distortion… this isn’t your normal 808 sample kit. ‘Spring, Echo, Distort’ […]

  • Playthrough – Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001) by Gunnar Olsen Elka

    Playthrough – Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001) by Gunnar Olsen Elka

    Playthrough – Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001) Gunnar Olsen (Bruce Springsteen) walks and plays you through the Elka Drumstar-80 samples contained with DP001 ‘Spring, Echo, Distort.‘ Gunnar’s Elka Artist Loops, along with Artist Loops from Adam Marcello (Katy Perry) and Andrew Marshall (Billie Eilish) can be purchased as part of DP001.

  • UJAM Release Beatmaker KANDY – Beats to Write Hits to

    UJAM Release Beatmaker KANDY – Beats to Write Hits to

    Beatmaker KANDY – Sweet & Edgy Drums UJAM launch KANDY, the seventh addition to their Beatmaker line. This drum instrument is a bleeding-edge virtual beatmaker, employing extremely processed samples and state-of-the-art sound design for the top of the billboard charts, think Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga. KANDY features 460 pop music drum patterns […]

  • DP000 – KIK/SNR – Vintage 1960’s Kick and a 70’s Snare

    DP000 – KIK/SNR – Vintage 1960’s Kick and a 70’s Snare

    Vintage 1960’s Kick and a 70’s Snare FREE from Dust Palace is KIK/SNR (DP000). It contains fifty-two one-shot samples recorded with vintage 1960’s kick and a 70’s snare processed through twelve of their favorite analog effects units. Download DP000 from here. KIK/SNR is Dust Palace opening offering into the world of drum samples, with one […]

  • Originals Drumline — OUT NOW

    Originals Drumline — OUT NOW

    The Spirit of the Stadium An extensively sampled collection of marching band percussion, made in collaboration with Bleeding Fingers. Performed by world champion drum corps, the Blue Devils. Recorded by Russell Emanuel in the controlled acoustics of the Newman Stage, 20th Century Fox, for a tight, focused sound. Features Snares, Tenor Drums, Bass Drums & […]

  • Dust Palace Boutique Drum Sample Library Launched – Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001)

    Dust Palace Boutique Drum Sample Library Launched – Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001)

    DP001 – Spring, Echo, Distort Dust Palace launches its first, full, boutique drum sample library, Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001). Created by drummer and musical director, Joe Clegg, the professional collection of creative and unusual sounds has been designed with live performance in mind. Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001) features three classic drum machines, sampled through six […]

  • Composing Tutorial With Hapi Drums by Soundiron

    Composing Tutorial With Hapi Drums by Soundiron

    Composing With Hapi Drums In this video, Nathan Boler deconstructs his track “Lucid Lagoon” using Soundiron’s newest library, Hapi Drums. Hapi Drums is an inspiring collection of four steel tongue drums crafted by legendary instrument makers Grahm Doe & Tricia Kelly.

  • Soundiron Introducing Hapi Drums

    Soundiron Introducing Hapi Drums

    Hapi Drums is an inspiring collection of four steel tongue drums crafted by legendary instrument makers Grahm Doe & Tricia Kelly. Hapi Drums is a set of four steel tongue drums crafted by legendary instrument makers Grahm Doe & Tricia Kelly at their workshop in the Sierra Mountain foothills of Oakhurst, CA. Steel tongue instruments […]

  • Walkthrough – Ritual Gong Drum

    Walkthrough – Ritual Gong Drum

    Epic Bronze Percussion A patches and functionality walkthrough for Riot Audio’s percussion library, RITUAL GONG DRUM. For just $14.99 (normally 52), get Ritual Gong Drum (Affiliate Link), an epic bronze gong drum library sampled in pristine clarity by Riot Audio! This sample library requires the full retail version of Kontakt 5.8 or higher. For just […]

  • Checking Out Ritual Gong Drum by Riot Audio!

    Checking Out Ritual Gong Drum by Riot Audio!

    Ritual Gong Drum by Riot Audio For just $14.99 (normally 52), get Ritual Gong Drum (Affiliate Link), an epic bronze gong drum library sampled in pristine clarity by Riot Audio! This sample library requires the full retail version of Kontakt 5.8 or higher. Ritual Gong Drum (Affiliate Link) is a highly versatile virtual instrument that […]