Stochastik Drum Programming (Sneak Preview)

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This is a preview of Stochastik – a new iPad drum machine app that features stochastic playback of your drum patterns.

Stochastik lets you set a probability that a note will trigger for each of the steps in your pattern. Once you add chance into the mix, one loop can generate thousands of variations

Hundreds of samples are included. Plus, you can import your own samples through iTunes File Sharing, Dropbox or email.

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Kunstruktor Features Massive Drum Loops & Ambiences

Lopp Based Kunstruktor is a new loop library from sound designer Andrey Gladkov that features a collection of ‘massive drum loops and ambiences’, spread across 60 construction loop kits. Gladkov says that the library is intended for House, Tech-House, Techno, Hip Hop, Breaks, Dubstep, Ambient and IDM.

Kunstruktor is completely loop-based and comes with a total of 180 WAV files in pristine 24-bit. Each kit consists of a full loop, an ambience loop and a drum loop.


  • 180 files
  • 288 MB uncompressed
  • 60 construction loop kits (each with full loop, ambience loop and drum loop)
  • 120 bpm
  • 24-bit WAV

Kunstruktor is priced at €10,00. You can preview the sample library at LoopBased.

25 Free Drum Loops

Reader Jakob McKarter sent word of this collection of free drum loops:

Here are 25 loops I made with additive synthesis and slight glitch. Feel free to download and use these loops in any way you see fit as I am releasing them under creative commons licensing.

I hope you have as much fun using them as I did making them.

You can download the free drum loops from the player above or via McKarter’s SoundCloud page.

Free Sample Library Features 528 Electronic Drum Sounds

free electronic drums sample libraryMultiples has introduced E|Drums 3.0, a free sample library of 528 electronic drum sounds.

The library is split into three groups:

  • Synthesized – samples covering Kick, Snares and Hats using MDrummer, KickMaker and Reaktor to synthesise the sounds.
  • Alesis Performance Pad – The Performance Pad was routed through a Line 6 POD and ModPro pedal. They were then processed with Frohmage, Roughrider and Guitar Rig.
  • Loops – The above samples were run through the Reaktor ensembles Massive and GoBox.

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Free Drum Loops – Old Dirty Bastard TR808 Grooves

Old Dirty Bastard TR808 Grooves is a collection of free drum loops from ReUseNoise.

Here’s what they have to say about Old Dirty Bastard TR808 Grooves:

Take a 808 recorded throught a tape deck, adding vinyl noise and you have these stunning groove collection.

85, 98, 110 BPM, 1 bar and 4 bars grooves, with and without kick and kick-only grooves.

There are 123 grooves in total, 24 bit wav and aiff samples carefully looped.

Old Dirty Bastard TR808 Grooves is a collection of free drum loops that are royalty-free – but if you like the loop library, you can buy the developer a coffee:

In Italy a good black espresso coffee is really cheeap so 1€ should be good. Thank you!

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