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Drum Tools 02 by Wave Alchemy is a Swiss Army knife of machine driven samples. The diversity of the included samples alone is quite staggering. Add high precision sample editing and immaculate organization to the mix and you get a very wise investment.

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The definitive drum sample library for electronic music production.

A labour of love spanning 2 years, Drum Tools 02 delivers over 4,000 ground-breaking electronic drum samples and percussive hits, each carefully crafted by hand from the ground-up using a huge array of drum machines, analogue synths, foley recordings and acoustic sound sources; processed and layered on a sound-by-sound basis using a boutique collection of high-end outboard gear...

Get a free taste of what to expect. Download 175 free samples from Drum Tools 02.

Pushing the boundaries of creative sound design, Drum Tools 02 delivers production ready drums for modern electronic music production; an essential toolkit for Techno, EDM, Hip-Hop, House, Trap, Electronica and everything in-between!

For added character, warmth and punch, selected sounds have been re-recorded to both ½ inch analogue tape via an Ampex ATR-102 analogue tape machine, and 12” Vinyl via a classic Neumann VMS 70 vinyl mastering lathe.

Boasting custom built Ableton Live racks, NI Maschine presets, 79 drum kits along with 24-bit WAV file formats, Drum Tools 02 integrates with any DAW...


What's included in the sample pack?

  • 4,025 24-bit, 100% royalty-free drum hits arranged into 4 main sections:

Processed Drum Section

  • 2029 processed drum and percussive hits - enhanced and layered individually on a sound-by-sound basis using our extensive collection of high-end hardware processors and sound shaping tools:
  • 450 unique bass drums arranged by type across 6 sub-folders: ‘classic kicks’, ‘deep & minimal’, ‘fat & punchy’, ‘heavy and EDM’, ‘processed machines’ and ‘short & snappy’
  • 225 luxurious claps arranged across 3 sub-folders: ‘processed machines’, ‘stacked & layered’ and ‘synthetic & noise’
  • 100 crash cymbals & rides
  • 192 hi-hats arranged across 3 sub folders: ‘classic hats’, ‘metallic & synthetic’ and ‘noise, acoustic & layered’
  • 343 electronic percussion sounds arranged by type across 6 sub-folders: ‘analogue & nu-perc’, ‘blips, pops & snaps’, ‘blocks & cowbells’, ‘clicks, sticks & rims’, ‘deep & dissonant’ and ‘hand drum & tribal’
  • 240 acoustic percussion sounds arranged by type across 5 sub-folders: ‘bongo & conga’, ‘claves, blocks & bells’, ‘hand drums’, ‘shakers & sticks’ and ‘timbale’
  • 77 glitch & abstract percussion hits
  • 282 snare drums arranged by type across 4 sub-folders: ‘layered snares’, ‘lo-fi & gritty’, ‘noise & synthetic’ and ‘processed machines’
  • 120 toms & tones

Tape Processed Section

  • 1528 24-bit tape processed drum and percussive hits
  • Identical in folder structure to the processed drum section, the ‘tape drums’ folder includes a selection of samples bounced through ½ inch Analogue Tape for added character, tone, warmth and punch!
  • 1528 Tape processed drum samples with multiple saturation levels and vari-speed pitches, recorded via a classic Ampex ATR-102 analogue tape machine

Vinyl Processed Section

  • 468 24-bit vinyl processed drum and percussive hits
  • Identical in folder structure to the processed drum section, the ‘vinyl drums’ folder includes a selection of samples bounced through 12” Vinyl for added grittiness and warmth!
  • 468 Vinyl processed drum samples recorded via a classic Neumann VMS 70 vinyl mastering lathe

Drum Kits

The drum kits folder contains a number of ready-to-play drum kits, conveniently mapped to the following software sampler formats:

  • Battery 3 – 79 kits
  • Halion - 79 kits
  • Kontakt - 79 kits
  • NN-XT - 79 kits
  • SFZ - 79 kits
  • EXS24 - 79 kits

Ableton Live Pack

  • 36 pre-mapped drum racks for Ableton live 9 and above, carefully mapped with full Push compatibility
  • 32 ‘modular’ drum selector modules for bass drums, claps, crash cymbals & rides, hi hats, percussion (acoustic), percussion (electronic), percussion (glitch), snares, toms & tones
  • Each drum sound has 8 pre-assigned macros for quick editing and tone shaping – tune/pitch, gate/decay, tone, multiple distortion parameters and volume
  • 520MB
  • 3,557 24-bit one shot drum hits and tones
  • The Drum Tools 02 Live Pack requires Ableton Sampler (included in Live Suite)

NI Maschine Pack (compatible with version 2.4 and above)

  • 4025 drum samples
  • 35 drum kits
  • Easily edit sampler voice settings including pitch/tune, filters, envelopes, LFO's and FX per sound via the Maschine controller

Drum Tools 02 Kit List

Sound Generation

  • Elektron Analog RYTM
  • ARP 2600
  • MFB Tanzbar
  • Roland Jupiter 8
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 5
  • Roland TR-808
  • Roland TR-909
  • Roland TR-707
  • Roland TR-606
  • Roland CR-78
  • EMU Drumulator
  • Sequential Drumtraks
  • Linn Linndrum
  • Future Retro XS + Moog CP-251 & Moogerfoogers
  • Mutable Instruments Ambika
  • Korg MS-20
  • Acidlab Miami
  • MPS Drum Synth
  • Pearl Syncussion
  • Jomox Mbrane
  • Jomox MBase 11
  • Jomox Xbass 999
  • Vermona DRM
  • Metasonix D-1000
  • Various acoustic drums, percussion & foley recordings


  • Thermionic Culture Vulture Mastering Edition
  • Ampex ATR-102 Analogue Tape Machine
  • Eventide H8000
  • API 2500 Compressor
  • API 5500 EQ
  • Studer A80 Analogue Tape Machine
  • Elysia XPressor 500
  • A-Designs EMPEQ
  • SSL E Series EQs & Compressors
  • Empirical Labs Distressor
  • Empirical Labs Fatso
  • Oto Machines Biscuit
  • Schippmann Ebbe und Flut
  • Spectra Sonics 610
  • Valley People 610
  • Akai S950 Sampler
  • EMU SP-12 Turbo

Click here to download in-depth kit list, info and library credits.

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"I cannot rave enough about the Drum Tools packs. The first became a staple for my productions years ago... If you're looking for one shot drums, this is the one stop shop. No loops and frills just brilliant drums which lay the foundation to solid sounding tracks. Highly recommended!"

Drum Tools 02

MJ Cole - DJ and Producer