Fragment by Soundbytes
This collection from ModeAudio delivers an assortment of drum samples that are on par with some of the drum hits collection on offer out there. It includes sounds such as claps, crashes, hats, rims, shakers and toms that are unique, punchy and production-ready.
What’s beautiful here is that Fragment offers far more than the standard electronic sample pack – it includes twelve drum kit sampler presets for your favorite DAW and five channel strip presets. With the help of various sources (even field recordings), Mode Audio was able to create a comprehensive set acoustic and electronic drum samples that can be used to create your own drum rack from the ground up.
The materials here have something for every producer wanting to create any techno, down-tempo, minimal, tech house, nu disco, ambient and hip hop. With 80 MB download size and over 300 samples there’s a lot to play with, including the usual categories of heavily processed kicks, snappy snares and cut-through percs.
While not mind-blowing, I find Fragment very inspirational for drum kit building and useful for the creation of drum loops. A good buy for its price.