Drum Samples

Drums are the foundation of almost every genre out there, which is why we've made it our mission to create only the punchiest, most heavyweight drum sample packs & kits available, sourced from vintage drum machines, analog synths & more!

VHS Beats
Drum Machine Samples
$19.43 $13.60
Suck your music into a VHS deck & disappear down a rabbit hole of tape-roasted crunch with 500 retro drum samples!
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Satellite
Ambient Techno Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Fog up the dancefloor with 444MB of smokey synths, textures & submerged Techno beats!
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Downtempo Synth Loops
Mini Pack 0021
$12.14 $8.50
Sink into the woozy warmth of the analog era with 259MB of deliciously dusty vintage synth loops & Downtempo rhythms!
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Downtempo Synth Loops

"It’s all very deep & decayed, & easy to lose an hour in"
- Computer Music / Music Radar

Soul City Beats
Hip Hop Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Kick back in a smoky haze of blissful beats & old skool soul with 413MB of Hip Hop loops & drum samples!
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Impression
FX Drum Samples
$19.43 $13.60
Let your beats sing with 330 ultra characterful drum samples blending acoustic drums, textures & tonal layers!
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Fluorescence
Italo Disco Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Dance your cares away with this epic, 549MB set of blissfully analog synth loops & bouncing Disco beats!
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Fluorescence

"...sexy synths & airy arps...all the music loops are as hooky as they’re varied"
- Computer Music / Music Radar

Synthwave Drums
Micro Pack 0001
$3.64 $2.55
Fire up the time machine & blast back to the heyday of the drum machine with this precision-designed set of 48 retro drum samples!
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Dispersion
Ambient Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Illuminate the dark with 661MB of shimmering, silken Ambient sound & delicate, supple drum rhythms!
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Dispersion

"...dangerous drones & pungent pads, built to melt & mutate before your very ears"
- Computer Music / Music Radar

Alt Drums Bundle 3
Samples & Patches
$97.13 $54.64
Bring new dimensions of percussive inspiration to your beats with this mammoth choice of 1,783 found percussion & drum samples!
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Cosmic Dust
Hip Hop Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Take a psychedelic trip through the cosmos with 332MB of starlit synths, bass & loose Hip Hop beats!
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Cosmic Dust

"...impressive & interesting, Cosmic Dust is a very good pack to have"
- Bedroom Producers Blog

Crush
LoFi Drum Samples
$19.43 $13.60
Deliver the embracing warmth, crunch & snap of LoFi analog sound to your tracks with this set of 376 drum samples & kits!
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Electric Boogie
Retro Dance Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Slip your shades on & get ready to boogie with 490MB of 80s synth nostalgic & retro drum machine action!
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Meteorology
Ambient Pop Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Conjure powerful weather fronts in your music with this sweeping, 639MB set of rich Ambient textures, sweet Synths & punchy Beats!
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Stasis Melt
Synthwave Loops
$24.28 $17.00
Turn your world upside down with 510MB of reality-melting analog Synthwave loops, drum samples & MIDI!
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Night Light
Minimal Trap Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Swim through a moonlit pool of mysterious synths, quaking 808 bass & rushing beats with this set of 151 Trap Loops!
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Burst
Drum Machine Samples
$19.43 $13.60
Detonate an explosion of thundering drum machine fury in your DAW with 339 epic drum machine samples!
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Post Rock Guitar Loops
Mini Pack 0018
$12.14 $8.50
Wrap your music in layers of evocative harmony & elemental atmosphere with 112 smouldering Guitar & Bass Loops!
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Dream Days
LoFi Hip Hop Loops
$21.86 $15.30
Feel the breeze & drift into the clouds with 459MB of soulful Hip Hop loops & LoFi drum samples!
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Flare
Found Percussion Samples
$19.43 $13.60
Uncover a treasure trove of shakes, strikes, scrapes & scrunches with this sparkling, characterful set of 340 Found Percussion Samples!
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Synthwave Bundle 2
Loops & Samples
$87.42 $48.57
Reach into the past & transport 2GB of blistering analog Synths, retro Bass & Drum Machine Loops straight into your next track!
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Explosive Drum Samples For Your Next Beat

Drum samples are a vital element of virtually every electronic music production, so every last grain of our effort, skill and knowledge goes into crafting drum sample packs that sound punchy, full and fit perfectly into an extensive range of genres - all ModeAudio drum libraries are designed to lay the strongest foundations for your beats!

From huge, speaker-shaking kick samples and crisp, snappy snare sounds to bright hi hats, booming toms, fizzing shakers, rims, cymbals, percussion and beyond, our WAV drum samples collection spans thousands of pristine sounds ready to light up your projects whether you're making Hip HopHouseEDM and far beyond.

Carefully blending drum machine samples, drum soft synth and analog drum synth sounds with professional signal chain effects and channel strip plugins for added warmth and saturation, introduce a whole new type of percussive punch to your music now!

Drum Samples FAQ

Q: What is a drum sample?

A: A drum sample is short audio file consisting of a single strike of a drum sound, such as a bass drum. So, a bass drum or kick sample contains a single strike, 'thump' or 'hit', of a bass or kick drum.

Q: What are the different types of drum samples?

A: Broadly, there are two types of drum sample - acoustic and electronic. Acoustic drum samples are sourced and recorded from real drums and live drumming, whereas electronic drum sounds are generated using synthesizers and software.

Both types have many different sub types, which relate to the various parts of an acoustic drum kit - bass or kick drum, snare drum, tom, hi hat, crash cymbal, ride cymbal and so on.

Q: How can I use drum samples in my music?

A: You can use drum samples by recording or creating your own, or by downloading drum sample packs such as those we offer here on ModeAudio. These packs contain ready-made sounds that can be used directly in the arrangement section of your DAW, or within a sampler such as Ableton Live's Sampler device.

Q: What's the difference between drum samples, hits, one-shots, kits & loops?

A: The terminology can be confusing, but a drum sample, hit and one-shot are all the same thing - a short audio file consisting of a single strike of a given drum. Drum loops are patterns of a number of different drum sounds organised into a percussive rhythm, whereas a drum kit is a preset consisting of a set of related drum sounds that can be played together using a sampler such as Reason's Kong device. 

All ModeAudio drum sample packs contain drum kit presets for various software samplers, allowing you to start programming beats and rhythms as soon as you open up your DAW.

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