99 Free Drum Samples


99Sounds has released 99 Drum Samples – a free collection of electronic and acoustic drum hits, which have been built from scratch and processed with internal and external audio gear.

Here’s an audio preview:

Here’s what 99Sounds has to say about the sample library:

The sounds were recorded from various analogue and digital sources and processed with various on-board effects and external gear. My favorite part of the pack are the drum machine sounds and acoustic drum hits which I’ve recorded to a cassette tape in order to enhance them with a bit of punch and grit. Some of the included drum hits were also passed through an old tape delay unit, resulting in a warm organic sound.

The pack also includes a selection of modern electronic drum samples, some acoustic drums (captured with my trusty Edirol R-09 recorder) and a set of drums which were synthesized with various analogue and digital instruments (including the Korg Electribe ER-1 drum machine and the Lell UDS analogue drum generator). I’ve also included a small set of lo-fi drums which were recorded from various toy instruments such as the Yamaha DD-5.

The library contains 99 individual drum samples in 24-bit WAV format. The samples have been carefully edited, trimmed and normalized to -0.1 dB (expect for some of the cymbal hits which are peaking around -3 dB).

It’s a free download from the 99Sounds site.

2 thoughts on “99 Free Drum Samples

  1. Nice when people give free sounds! Money and music and no longer an exclusive item these days thankfully:)

    There should be no obstacles to creativity

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