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!
Beat Voltage

Beat Voltage

$19.52

Drum Machine Samples

272 pristine analog Drum Machine Samples & 12 Drum Kits - feel the volts!
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Raw Material

Raw Material

$19.52

Found Percussion Samples

A wildly diverse set of 322 snappy Found Percussion Samples & Sampler Kits!
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Resonate

Resonate

$19.52

Analog Drum Samples

400 ultra high-quality Analog Drum Samples packed full of punch, slap & boom!
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Pulse

Pulse

$19.52

Live Percussion Samples

420 vibe-infused Live Percussion Samples, from deep congas to sweet bells & more!
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Punch

Punch

$19.52

Live Hip Hop Drums

303 heavyweight, ultra flexible live drum recordings spanning fresh Funk & Hip Hop!
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Beat

Beat

$19.52

Drum Machine Samples

460 ultra-punchy Drum Samples - vintage circuitry meets modern thump!
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Fragment

Fragment

$19.52

FX Drum Samples

330 jaw-dropping Drum Samples for grooves unlike anything you've ever heard before!
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Sparks

Sparks

$19.52

Glitch Drum Samples

465 heavyweight, glitched drum hits to inject some mayhem into your rhythms!
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Sleepless City

Sleepless City

$18.22

Deep R&B Loops

Dark, atmospheric R&B Loops, full of deep Drums, Synths & soaring Guitars!
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Broke Beats

Broke Beats

$18.22

Hip Hop Drum Loops

Big, brazen Hip Hop Beats, Samples and MIDI, fusing vintage dirt with modern sheen!
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Trailblaze

Trailblaze

$18.22

Deep Trap Loops

Drive double-doses of thick, dirty Bass and sugary, saturated Synths into your music!
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Power Tools

Power Tools

$18.22

Drum Samples & Patches

330 crushing Drum Samples and 30 Drum Kit Patches - elevate your drum sound!
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Downstream

Downstream

$18.22

Drum Loops & Samples

Dive in and drift off with 120 chilled-out Drum Loops & 60 big, bold Drum Samples!
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Analog Snap

Analog Snap

$18.22

Percussion Samples

251 deep, smoky Analog Percussion Samples - bring the noise to your music!
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Interference

Interference

$18.22

Glitch Drum Samples

Plug your music into an overheating juggernaut & watch the sparks fly with 314 circuit-bent drum samples!
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Tide

Tide

$18.22

Serum Ambient Presets

Carry your next Ambient production off on an ocean of 50 rolling, sweeping synth & texture presets for Xfer Serum!
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Chroma Drums

Chroma Drums

$16.92

Ultrabeat Presets

100 tight, ultra-flexible Drum Presets for Logic Pro - snap, crackle & pop!
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Critical Mass

Critical Mass

$16.92

Massive Drum Presets

Take Massive to new percussive depths with 50 devastating Drum Presets!
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Hyper Beats

Hyper Beats

$16.92

Maschine Presets

Add a whole new hyperactive dimension to your drum sound with 160 Drum Presets!
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Drum Collider

Drum Collider

$16.92

Kong Presets

160 thumping, chunky and daringly unusual Drum Presets for Reason's Kong!
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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.