Soft Drums

Soft Drums


I like drums. Drums are loud.

I recorded these soft drum samples for when I want the sound of traditional drums but need them to fit alongside and underneath quiet music. The kit is a 1960’s Ludwig covered with blankets and hit with Promark Broomsticks, resulting in a brushy vibe with muted drum tones. Great for adding percussive subdivisions that take up a small amount sonic real estate.


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Made an Ultrabeat version and working on an EXS for you.

5.0 rating
September 25, 2021

Top man, well done so skilled. Been looking for some soft drums that aren’t VST that I can use in logic as I have a drum kit and haven’t got round to getting brushes for it yet. Love this kit, not as soft as I wanted but still perfect compared to many other drum kits I’ve used.
The SFZ kit is only playing a few samples for me but enough to make great patterns so I am going through the wavs to make kits that use more of a variety of the (missing) samples. I just did an Ultrabeat for fun but by the time piano book allow uploads again I should have an EXS and maybe even an sfz or decent (just heard of decent yesterday) that has more variety of notes that I’m sure you can tweak to add any extra settings. I can only sort the samples in ATM I’m not an expert programmer I just magically know what I’m doing with wavs and some plugins. Either way well done and hope to help you make this instrument better for those without contact who had the same problems I had when I downloaded it yesterday.


really useful

5.0 rating
July 21, 2021

These are great and I’m using them all the time.

Trefor Jones

Am i dreaming?

5.0 rating
May 1, 2021

These drums are so good that I’d actually like to pay for them.
However, I wish there was a feature for changing MIDI mapping. I wish I could just drag and drop MIDI from Superior Drummer and it could work out of the box.
The sampling quality is as good as it gets.

Mehul Pandit


5.0 rating
April 10, 2021

it s absolutely amazing! congratulations john!!


Sounds Magical

5.0 rating
April 5, 2021


Willie S Green


1960’s Ludwig kit covered with blankets and hit with broomstick brushes.

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