99 Drum Samples II

99 Drum Samples is a two-part collection of free drum samples...

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99 Drum Samples is a two-part collection of free drum samples. It contains royalty-free drum sounds crafted from scratch using advanced sound design techniques and processed using internal and external audio gear.

The source drum samples come from various analog and digital synthesizers, acoustic drums, classic drum machines, and field recordings. We then used multiple onboard effects and studio gear to process the clean drum samples.

The included drum sounds cover various music styles, from hip-hop and trap to dubstep, electronic, synthwave, lo-fi, and pop. We imagined 99 Drum Samples as a must-have drum collection of all music producers, despite their favorite genre.

The same can be said about the sound design techniques we used to create these drum samples. We used analog distortion, high-end preamps, cheap tape recorders, field recorders, guitar amps, a spring reverb, an old Tascam PortaStudio 4-track, a vinyl deck, and a vintage tape delay unit. We even used a Game Boy to resample some of the sounds for added grit.

Here’s a portion of the gear list: Solid State Logic SSL 2+, Soundcraft Signature 12 MTK, Moog Minitaur, MFB 522 Drumcomputer, Jomox Alpha Base, Arturia DrumBrute Impact, Korg Electribe ER-1, Lell UDS, Yamaha DD-5, Golden Age Project Pre-73 MKIII, Nintendo Game Boy, Tascam Portastudio 244, Commodore 64, Dynacord Echocord Mini, and more.

The result is a unique collection of free drum samples that sound different.

Technical Details

The first part of the library includes 99 individual drum samples and the second part contains 110 drum samples. All sounds are provided in 24-bit WAV format. The samples have been carefully edited, trimmed, and normalized to -0.3 dB (except for some of the cymbal hits, which are peaking around -3 dB).

Drum Samples – The Content

99 Drum Samples I contains 99 free drum samples, including six clap samples, one cowbell sample, four crash cymbal samples, 11 closed hi-hat samples, 26 kick drum samples, five open hi-hat samples, ten percussion samples, two ride cymbal samples, three shaker samples, 22 snare drum samples, and nine tom samples.

99 Drum Samples II contains 110 free drum samples. It includes 11 claps, 13 hi-hats, 37 kicks, 13 percussion samples, and 36 snares. All drum samples are provided in the 24-bit WAV format.