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The Ultimate List Of Best Free Drumkits In 2022

The Ultimate List Of Best Free Drumkits In 2022

Feb 21, 2022 (Updated on Oct 28, 2023)

The ultimate list of best free drum kits in 2022. The new year is here! If you didn't get the chance to equip yourself with a library of  free quality drum samples in 2021, or if your library is in need of some fresh sounds, we are back with another massive list of free drumkits available this year, in 2022. We can't stress enough just how important it is for modern music producers to have access to high-quality drum samples. After all, you can only work with what's at your disposal. For those of us who have less money to invest, no need to worry. There is still an abundance of free drum samples offering the same, or in some cases, even better quality compared to paid or branded ones. No need to spend hours searching the web on sketchy websites, or going through Reddit's free drumkits posts. The gems you're looking for are exactly what we have selected for you. As we did last year, we have selected a diverse lineup of drum samples to make sure that any genre is supported. So whether you're on the search for Hip Hop drum kits, Trap drum kits, R&B drumkits, Afrobeat drumkits, EDM loops, or even Future drum kits, we gotchu!   Free drum kits by Musiciangoods Since our free drumkits have been so well received by you guys, we decided to create a few more! These are free drum kits, royalty-free, and compatible with any DAW. Free Drill Drumkit: Skimask Genre: Hip-Hop/Trap/Drill Size: 53MB Uncompressed If you're one for trends, you should definitely pick up this totally free UK Drill drumkit. UK Drill is a genre that originated from Chicago Drill, but influences also come from Grime and UK Garage. Similar to trap beats, Drill beats usually have a high tempo (70-80 or 140-160 bpm) with sliding sub-basses or 808s, and hard knocking kicks with hi-hats programmed in a 3/16th pattern. Containing 208 files, adding up to 53 MB: Kicks Hats Trap Snares Crashes Vox 808s Open Hi Hats Rims Extras Download this free Drill drumkit here Free Lo-Fi Drumkit: Twilight Genre: Hip-Hop/Lo-Fi Size: 17,3MB Uncompressed Lo-Fi is short for Low Fidelity, which, if you didn't know, refers to a low-quality sound. That's why you'll often hear audible imperfections such as deliberate mistakes, background noises, and record static fx. LoFi Hip Hop has become increasingly popular over recent years. Introduced to the world in 2010, the gritty but chilled sound is the perfect sound to vibe or study to. J Dilla and Nujabes are considered the "godfathers" of the Lo-Fi sound. If you make Lo-Fi beats, be sure to pick up this free Lo-Fi sample pack. Containing 288 files, adding up to 17,3 MB: 16-bit foldere Kicks Hi-Hats Vo Download this free Lo-Fi drumkit here Free Hip-Hop Drumkit: Crate Diggers Genre: Hip-Hop/Neo-Soul/R&B Size: 13,5 MB Uncompressed Crate diggers, as the name suggests, is a free boom-bap hip-hop drumkit that comes loaded with an excellent selection of gritty hip-hop drum samples. If you love creating sample-based boom-bap Hip-Hop this kit will provide you with a ton of sounds that will last a lifetime. Even if boom-bap is not your style, the sounds included in this free drumkit can also be used in other similar genres like Neo-Soul, R&B, and even Trap. Why? This free boom-bap drumkit is packed with a plethora of quality kick drums, snares, hi-hats, shakers, rims, tambourines, and much more. Download it now! Containing 288 files, adding up to 17,3 MB: Tambourines Kicks Hi-Hats Snares Crashes Open Hi-Hats Rims Rides Percs Download this free Boom-Bap drumkit here 808 Trapstep Volume 1 - Free Trap Drumkit Genre: HipHop, Trap, R&B Size: 35,6 MB Everything you need to get started making 808 heavy trap, hip hop & future bass. Just add your favorite synths, Nexus, and sound fonts. Get creative and go beyond. All samples are free to use in your Productions. Kick drums 808 basses Claps/snare drums Cymbals Vocal chants FX Instruments Download this free sound pack here   808 Trapstep Volume 2 - Free Trap Drumkit Genre: HipHop, Trap, R&B Size: 35,6 MB This sample pack contains, sampled, synthesized, and mangled 808 + 909 drums to create the classic trap sound. Trapstep Vol 2 contains nearly all the sounds you need to make today's HipHop, Trap, Future & much more. You only need to add some quality soundfonts and your own midi to forge your next hit. Drums and Samples are organized and named in easy-to-use folders to quickly find what you're looking for. Kick Drums 808 basses Snare drums Claps Percussion FX Chants Download this free sound pack here   Organic Drum & Foley Percussion - Free Percussion Drumkit Genre: Any Size: 35,6 MB If you are searching for raw and organic percussion sounds, look no further. This free percussion pack features 352 unique experimental sounds made from nature. You can expect all types of organic and exotic kits such as bay leaf sounds, broken tree branches, foot step textures, and even hunter gun fire recorded in the middle of the forest. The creator has also included samples from recordings made in the studio cabin. Vocal beatbox percussions recorded from a friend’s mouth, water drum sounds sampled inside the studio bathroom, or even crunchy broken glass foley samples and effects such as pen and paper writing noises. 22 NI Maschine groups 18 Ableton drum racks 352 samples 18 MPC kits Percussion Download this free percussion pack here   Organic Drum & Essential Percussion Hits - Free Percussion Drumkit Genre: Any Size: 35,6 MB Essential Percussion Hits is a large collection of 315 individual percussion hits built into a highly versatile VST instrument and WAV sample pack. Hits include cabasas, castanets, claves, cowbells, egg shakers, guiros, maracas, rainmakers, tambourines, temple blocks, vibraslaps, wind chimes, and woodblocks. A wide range of different percussion instruments have been selected for this instrument bank, making it a highly useable VST instrument. 15 unique percussion banks 315 24bit WAV samples Wide range of percussion 2 different guiros Multiple tambourine hits Download this free percussion pack here   Vintage Drum Machines – Free Drum Machine Sample Pack Genre: Any Size: 260 MB Uncompressed This huge free sample pack contains samples from some of the best drum machines ever built. As a music producer, this is something you should definitely get your hands on. This free drumkit feature sounds from over 120 drum machines, including the Akai MPC-60, Roland CR-8000, and Yamaha CS6 just to name a few. WAV format Bit rate: 44.1khz 16 Bit sample resolution Stereo and Mono samples Download this free percussion pack here   VCO Drums VOL1 – Free Drum Machine Sample Pack Genre: Hip-Hop/Electronic Size: 28,3 MB Uncompressed VCO Drums VOL1 is a free drumsamples pack with more than 140 sharp, deep and punchy samples made using analog synthesizers. Characterful filters, raw oscillators, vibrant modulations, it’s all here! It was released to help musicians have fun while staying at home during Covid quarantine (and will still be free afterwards). Bass drums Snares Hi-Hats Cymbals FX Download this free percussion pack here   Ghosthack – SPRING FREEBIE PACK Genre: Hip-Hop/EDM Size: 38,9 MB Uncompressed This awesome freebie pack in equipped with some fresh snares, claps, sound fx, and ambient sounds. All sounds are 100% royalty-free and come as 24bit high quality .wav files useable for every music or video program. Snares Claps FX Ambient sounds Download this free Ghosthack pack here   Golden Samples - Free EDM sample pack Genre: EDM/House Size: 50 MB Uncompressed Golden Samples presents a new series of products, ‘Kick Ass’. This is absolutely Free Sample Pack. ‘Kick Ass’ contains 100 kick drum samples that are ideal for the production of genres such as EDM, Big Room & House. 100 Kick Drum Samples 24-Bit/44.1 kHz Audio Quality Format: WAV 100% Royalty-Free EDM Jumpstyle Big Room & House Styles Download this free EDM drumkit here   99 sounds - Free sample pack Genre: Any Size: 200,9 MB Uncompressed Massamolla is a freely downloadable collection of royalty-free one-shot drum hits, foley percussion sounds, and abstract sound effects created by Smhertz, a gifted sound designer and the mastermind behind the Silence+OtherSounds label. 99 audio samples 24-bit WAV format Organized into four folders 100% royalty-free Download this free EDM drumkit here   99 sounds - Free sample pack Genre: Any Size: 5.38 MB Uncompressed Kick drum contains 120 analog-style kick drum samples. The samples are available as WAV files and Kontakt patches. The provided patches are already mapped across the keyboard, making it easy to match the selected kick drum to the key of your project. Simply choose the kick patch, play the desired MIDI note in the piano roll and you’re done. WAV Files Pre-mapped Kontakt patches Download this free kick drumkit here   LSD Sample Pack Vol.1 - Free sample pack Genre: Hip Hop, Boom-Bap, Underground Size: 35 MB Uncompressed This free Hip-Hop drumkit features hand-picked drum sounds combined into a huge collection of complete drumkits designed for the boom-bap underground Hip-Hop sound. Inspired by producers such as Dilla, Madlib and DJ premier. If you're looking for that raw, dirty and authentic sound, look no further and hit the download button below. WAV - 16bit/44.1kHz 120 samples Kicks Snares Hi-Hats Download this free Hip-Hop drumkit here   The Ultimate Amen Breaks Pack - Free break loops pack Genre: Hip Hop, Boom-Bap, EDM Size: 1,2 GB Uncompressed This amazing free break loop sound pack was sampled with different gear and then remixed and processed with various samplers and FX units. This process took 6 months and the result is a baffling 800+ loops all free to download! Some of the gear used to create this pack are the Akai S1100, Akai MPC1000, Roland VP-9000, Yamaha SU700, AU 176, Colours Audio VG1, DBX 160, Neve 2254, Roland RE-150, Sound Skulptor, TG Limiter, DIY Tube Saturator. WAV format 16+24 bi 44100-96000 Mono+stereo 1220 MB Download this free breakbeat drumkit here   Orange Tree Samples - Free jazz/funk live drums pack Genre: Hip Hop, Boom-Bap, EDM, Jazz, Funk Size: 102 MB Uncompressed This free jazz and funk drum sample library were recorded using a live drum set similar to something a jazz drummer would play at a gig or low-key recording session. Skilled jazz drummers can make a single drum or cymbal sound very expressive, evoking a lot of character and personality with each hit. That was the creator's exact approach when sampling this drumset, concentrating on fewer but higher quality kit pieces. The drum library features unique and rare drums, and cymbals and has an excellent tone suitable for jazz and funk. If you're looking for free live drum samples, stop scrolling and hit that download button! Download Size: 102 MB WAV samples + Kontact files Kick, snare, two toms, and two cymbals Excellent tone suitable for jazz and funk Download this free jazz drum library here   Drumdepot BruteDrums - Free BruteDrums kit Genre: Electro, Techno & Minimal Size: 122,97 MB Uncompressed Brute Drums features a collection of 24 drum kits created with the DrumBrute analog drum machine. This free drumkit brings you the undisputed and raw sound of Arturia's DrumBrute with eight kits in three variations each: Fat, Medium, and Soft, Just like a steak. The Soft versions host the original sound with only a few mixing corrections, as the hardware drummie sounds very harsh. Medium kits got some love from Marco’s TLA outboard compressor, while the Fat ones went through his whole arsenal of dynamics and soundgoodizers. Enjoy! 24 DrumBrute drum kits 288 samples, properly named and sorted by category Color-coded pads for Battery and Maschine Full engines with patterns and samples for Geist 100+ MIDI Drum patterns Supported formats: Battery 3+. Kontakt 5+. Ableton Live 9+, Maschine 2+ Geist & Geist Lite 1+. all SFZ & WAV compatible samplers Download this free DrumBrute kit here   Beatowski - Free Boom-Bap Drumkit Genre: Hip-Hop/Boom-Bap Size: 1 MB Uncompressed This free hip-hop drumkit is relatively small compared to some of the other kits listed here. But do not fall into the trap of underestimating a drum kit because of its size. This free drumkit features some of the best drum samples for the boom-bap genre you can find. So if boom-bap is your cup of tea, hit that download button. Hip Hop/Rap/Trap drum kit 16 Kicks 16 Snares 16 Hi-Hats WAV format Download this free boom-bap drumkit here   Loopcult 808 - Free 808 bass sample pack Genre: Hip-Hop/Trap/R&B Size: 324 MB Uncompressed Tired of searching for the perfect 808 one-shots? Looking to create the perfect 808s sample folder? Look no further, as Loop Cult has already put the folder together for you. UNIT 808 is an all-around beat-making powerhouse that entails all key aspects of Trap and Hip Hop production. It takes you for a journey through decades – from the very essential sounds of the little beast, raw and basic, across the evolution of electronic music, with notable exponential growth in tightness, punchiness, and aggression. UNIT 808 is perfect for making track foundation of any genre under the Sun, as it has everything you might want from a drum kit: kicks & snares, cymbals & hats, toms & percussion, all masterfully processed and carefully delivered to you as both free 808 loops and one-hits, ready to use right off the bat. Kicks & snares, cymbals & hats, toms & percussion 44.1 kHz 24bit Wav Quality Key & Tempo Labelled 324 MB 110-180 BPM 132 Loops 191 One Shots Download this free 808 basses drumkit here   SoundUWant - Free Tropical sample pack Genre: Tropical/R&B Size: 50 MB Uncompressed The Ultimate Pack features 200 premium samples, helping you create the best beats you've ever created. Forget hours looking for a quality sample. This free tropical drumkit is what you've been looking for. 5 Kicks 4 Claps 4 Snares 3 Snaps 6 Hi-Hats Cymbals Tropical vox chops FXs + Kontact Instrument with all sounds Download this free 808 basses drumkit here   Cymatics - Free Percussion sample pack Genre: HipHop/R&B/Trap Size: 50,3 MB Uncompressed Bring your drum game to the next level with these incredible samples, recorded using Drew’s personal collection of world percussion instruments and rare microphones. There’s nothing that sets you apart from the crowd like finding a way to incorporate different types of textures/rhythms into your drum beats. Inside, you’ll find 100+ stereo percussion one-shots, from instruments such as bongos, gongs, djembes, jingle bells, and many more. All of the drum samples in this pack were recorded using the legendary Sony C800G Microphone and 2 Earthworks QC50 Microphones. 110 samples 50.3 MB .WAV 100% royalty-free Download this free cymatics percussion kit here   Cymatics - Free Synth sound packs Genre: HipHop/R&B/Trap Size: 91,3 MB Uncompressed Analog synthesizers can produce some of the richest and unique sounds that Vst’s just can’t quite emulate. Build your own melodies from the ground up or sprinkle in melodic textures, using these incredible one-shots from hard-to-access synths. This collection was created using legendary synthesizers from the past 40 years, such as the Moog One, Prophet 6, and more! 100 samples 91.3 MB .WAV (works in any music software) 100% royalty free Download this free cymatics drumkit here   Cymatics - Free Trap sound pack Genre: HipHop/R&B/Trap Size: 293,3 MB Uncompressed Every good producer keeps a collection of go-to samples that they always use in their production. This pack is a compilation-style collection of some of Cymatics' personal favorite samples from a ton of different Cymatics packs released. Inside you’ll find everything you’ll need to produce a dope trap record, with some of Cymatics' best melodies, drums, fx, and more. Inspired by records from artists such as Travis Scott, Young Thug, Lil Baby, Drake, Lil Uzi, and more. 173 samples 293.3 MB .WAV (works in any music software) 100% royalty-free Download this free cymatics trap drumkit here   Cymatics - Free Lo-Fi sound pack Genre: HipHop/Lo-Fi Size: 100 MB Uncompressed This is a compilation pack of some of Cymatics' personal favorite samples, hand-picked by their production team. You’ll find everything you need for producing dope Lofi tracks in here, with drums, melody loops, fx, and more. Get a taste of their best samples if you simply want to try out their best packs without having to get each one standalone. 154 samples  100 MB .WAV (works in any music software) 100% royalty-free Download this free Cymatics Lo-Fi drumkit here   Cymatics - Free Odyssey EDM sample pack Genre: EDM Size: MB EDM has proved its place in the top genres of music, dominating the scene for many years now. With some of the most notable names of music in general, artists like Skrillex, Zedd, and Diplo are steadily making waves with their genre-bending and cutting edge sound. Each sound inside was carefully designed by experts to give you full control when choosing the vibe and direction of your next track.  100 MB .WAV (works in any music software) 100% royalty-free Download this free Cymatics EDM drumkit here