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!

Critical Mass
Massive Drum Hits [Extension]
$3.59
65 big, aggressive Drum Samples from monumental Kicks to slicing Snares!
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Synthwave Drums
Micro Pack 0001
$3.59
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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Drum Collider
Drum Hits [Extension]
$4.78
160 rock-solid Drum Samples - grab the essentials & tripped-out sound design!
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Hyper Beats
Drum Hits [Extension]
$5.98
Slam the bang back into your beat with 160 phat Drum Samples and 10 Sampler Kits!
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Vintage Drum Loops
Mini Pack 0005
$7.17
Take home your very own sonic time machine with 50 classic Hip Hop drum breaks & jazzy drum samples!
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Vintage Keys Loops
Mini Pack 0006
$7.17
Cloak your next beat in layers of dusty analog warmth with 74 jazzy electric keys & toasty drum loops!
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Cassette 808 Drums
Mini Pack 0013
$7.17
Wash your next booming 808 beat in the retro crunch & hiss of a vintage tape machine with 112 driven, punchy drum samples!
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Woozy Guitar Loops
Mini Pack 0015
$9.56
Put the soul back into your beats with 100 lush, vintage-style electric guitar loops, licks & riffs!
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Post Rock Guitar Loops
Mini Pack 0018
$11.95
Wrap your music in layers of evocative harmony & elemental atmosphere with 112 smouldering Guitar & Bass Loops!
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Post Rock Guitar Loops

"...we salute the ModeAudio team for these expertly crafted guitar & bass loops"
- Computer Music / Music Radar

Downtempo Synth Loops
Mini Pack 0021
$11.95
Sink into the woozy warmth of the analog era with 259MB of deliciously dusty vintage synth loops & Downtempo rhythms!
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Machine Attacks
Drum Hits
$14.34
An ultra-versatile collection of 238 Drum Machine Samples - boom and bang!
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Klang
Found Percussion Hits
$14.34
150 Samples of thumps, knocks, flicks, tears & more - enter new drum dimensions!
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Klang

"This is exactly what I'm looking for in a percussive library of this type"
- Bedroom Producers Blog

Bang
Deep House Drum Samples
$14.34
314 huge Deep House Drum Samples of pure punch & power, plus 12 epic Drum Kits!
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Chroma Drums
Ultrabeat Presets
$15.54
100 tight, ultra-flexible Drum Presets for Logic Pro - snap, crackle & pop!
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Critical Mass
Massive Drum Presets
$15.54
Take Massive to new percussive depths with 50 devastating Drum Presets!
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Critical Mass

"Extremely competitively priced and offers an intelligent 'drum-builder' style"
- AskAudio Mag

Hyper Beats
Maschine Presets
$15.54
Add a whole new hyperactive dimension to your drum sound with 160 Drum Presets!
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Drum Collider
Kong Presets
$15.54
160 thumping, chunky and daringly unusual Drum Presets for Reason's Kong!
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Drum Collider

"The sound of the drums is superb - a lot of creativity has gone into the sound design process."
- Reason Expert

Golden Temple
Massive Hip Hop Presets
$15.54
The glittering future of Hip Hop has arrived with these 50 cybernetic Presets!
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Deep Instinct
Sylenth1 House Presets
$15.54
Take a trip from burnt-out House to euphoric Mainroom with 60 Sylenth1 Presets!
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Neon Dream
Massive Retro Presets
$15.54
70 epic Massive Synth & Bass Presets: one all-mighty blast from the past!
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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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