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Pearl Snare Drums Samples Pack

4 GB drum samples | 5000 individual samples | 56 different snare drum sets | 24/44 WAV format.

The Pearl Snare Samples Collection represent several years of accumulated work. We have been experimenting with various tunings, heads, and recording techniques on our ever-growing collection of Pearl snare drums to present you a versatile collection of all-natural, 100% pure snare drum samples.

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These 18 different drums represent a wide array of tones possible in that signature component of your drum sound: the snare. We have the woody warmth of maple snare, the strong and bright tone of brass snares, the dry crack of aluminum, the loud and piercing smack of steel - all sampled in different tunings and degrees of decay.

All samples are presented as 24/44 stereo WAV format files, ready for use in all popular DAW and virtual instrument software platforms. Whether you're planning to use these snares to breathe warmth and flavor to MIDI-driven drum tracks or to enhance existing drum tracks through drum replacement, you'll find no shortage of sound and character in this truly exhaustive collection of snare samples.

The Drum Werks Complete Pearl Snare Samples Collection is a professional snare sample library that captures all the flavors and tones of 100% pure and natural acoustic snare drums. The driving motivation of this snare sample library was to capture and share our healthy collection of Pearl snare drums as an unprocessed collection of drum samples.

The Drum Werks Complete Pearl Snare Samples Collection contains nearly 5000 24/44 WAV files, weighing in at over 4 GB of pristine snare samples. With over 56 individual folders of snare samples, each snare sample set offers multiple velocity layers (from the softest taps to the loudest cracks) with each velocity layer having an abundance of sample variations - say goodbye to the “machine gun” effect when you put this collection of snare samples to use.

There's a snare drum in this collection for whatever style of music you play, be it rock, metal, blues, funk, country, or pop. Only you will know just that right snare that will complement your music.

The Drum Werks Complete Pearl Snare Drum Samples Collection features:

  • Nearly 5000 24/44 stereo WAV format samples in 53 unique snare flavors.
  • Five velocity zones: extra-soft, soft, medium, medium-hard, hard, crack. Multiple samples at each zone/velocity layer.
  • 44100 Hz 24-bit WAV stereo samples for universal use and application in all DAWs, virtual instruments, and drum replacement software.
  • Multiple snare tunings, from low and fat to high and popping. Full, natural decay on all drum samples.
  • Recorded in a flat, neutral room to allow for maximum user-controlled processing with EQ, compression, transient shapers, and other EFX.
  • Many snare sample sets (but not all) feature rim, cross-stick, and flam samples of each the snare drums.

$29.99

 

Ludwig Snare Drum Sample Packs
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Ludwig Acrolite Snare I

61 MB total Samples | 89 multi-velocity hits | Open, mid-range tuning | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Acrolite aluminum snare is a versatile snare drum and prized by users. Combining tone and crack with musical overtones, it works well for many styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and alt rock.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24- bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Acrolite Aluminum Snare II

91 MB total Samples | 115 multi-velocity hits | Open, mid-range tuning | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Acrolite aluminum snare is a versatile snare drum and prized by users. Combining tone and crack with musical overtones, it works well for many styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and alt rock.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24- bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Acrolite Aluminum Snare IIb

62 MB total Samples | 70 multi-velocity drum hits | Open, mid-range tuning | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Acrolite aluminum snare is a versatile snare drum and prized by users. Combining tone and crack with musical overtones, it works well for many styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and alt rock.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24- bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Acrolite Aluminum Snare III

54 MB total Samples | 79 multi-velocity hits | Open, mid-range tuning | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Acrolite aluminum snare is a versatile snare drum at home in a number of musicial genres. Due to the aluminum shell, you get a controlled resonance with solid crack on rimshots. It's 'between wood and metal' snare tones allow it to sit well in rock, punk, funk and alt rock drum mixes.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24- bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare I Low

67 MB total Samples | 98 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Black Beauty brass snare is legendary. Beautiful tone, depth, and character, it works well for all styles of music, including rock, alt rock, blues,punk, funk and more.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare II Dry

137 MB total Samples | 362 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Black Beauty brass snare is legendary. Beautiful tone, depth, and character, it works well for most styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and more.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare II Open

59 MB total Samples | 76 multi-velocity hits | Full ring, same tuning as Black Beauty II Dry | 24/44 WAV format.

This sample pack of the Ludwig Black Beauty brass snare is the same tuning as the Ludwig Black Beauty Snare II Dry, only the muffling has been removed and the drum has its true natural ring. If you blend samples between the dry and open samples, you can achieve the perfect amount of sanre drum resonance and ring.

Once again, beautiful tone, depth, and character, it works well for most styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and more. Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare III Dry

39 MB total Samples | 69 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

Another tuning with the Ludwig Black Beauty brass snare. Same brass tone, but with a unique character due to the tuning. This is the dry version of the Black Beauty III - pair and blend it with the open version to get the exact amount of snare ring your mix needs. The Ludwig Black Beauty III Dry will work well in rock, punk, funk and more.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare III Open

56 MB total Samples | 95 multi-velocity hits | Full ring, same tuning as Black Beauty III Dry | 24/44 WAV format.

Pair the Ludwig Black Beauty III open samples with the III Dry pack to have complete control over the resonance and ring over your snare samples. This brass snare is bright and will cut through all types of mixes, including rock, punk, funk and more.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare IV Dry

29 MB total Samples | 60 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

Another tuning variation of the Ludwig Black Beauty brass snare - this time a little deeper and meatier than the previous sets. As with many of the Ludwig snares, we've captured tunings in both dry and open sample sets, allowing you to mix samples for just the right blend of snare ring and tone.

If you write rock, alt rock, blues, punk, funk and more, these samples will provide an honest acoustic snare to your mix, with enough samples to avoid the dread "machine gun" effect.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare IV Open

65 MB total Samples | 83 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The open variation of the Ludwig Black Beauty IV, allowing users the ability to mix and blend with the dry version for just the right amount of ring and resonance. A rich brass tone, with solid depth and tonal character, the versatile Black Beauty goes for nearly $750 new on reputation alone - you can have multiple tunings and flavors for much less.

At home in alt rock, rock, punk, funk and more. Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Supraphonic Aluminum Snare Drum

39 MB total Samples | 52 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig 5x14 Supraphonic Chrome Aluminum Snare Drum is another versatile, "all-purpose" snare. Warm metallic tones, solid crack and body, and classic Ludwig character, it also works well all styles of rock music, pop, blues, funk and alt rock. Not quite as famous as its brother the Black Beauty, but a solid performer in the Ludwig family of snare drums.

Included in this download set are unprocessed stereo 24-bit WAV samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Snare Samples Bundle Pack

675+ MB total Samples | Nearly 1000 multi-velocity hits | 12 different snare drums, tunings | 24/44 WAV format.

Get all Studio B Ludwig snare samples for one price! Over 675MB of Ludwig snare drum samples available to download instantly for a wide range of musical applications from rock and metal to pop and country. With clean and natural tones, the Studio B Ludwig Snare samples are versatile snare drum samples ready to add the Ludwig character to your music.

Studio B Ludwig Snare Samples Library Features:

  • 12 unique snare sample sets featuring Ludwig Acrolite, Supraphonic and Black Beauty snare drums
  • 983 multi-velocity samples, 675 MB total in entire Studio B library
  • 24-bit, 44.1khz stereo snare drum samples include stick, cross-stick, and flam samples
  • Wide variety of snare tunings, from dry and aggressive, thick and punchy to open and bright
  • Natural and unprocessed live ambience and pure drum tones
  • Snare sounds to fit all styles of rock, alt rock, pop, and metal for ultra versatility, variety.
  • Use in any DAW (ProTools, Cubase, Sonar, ACID), software sampler (Battery, Kontakt), sequencing program (FL Studio, iDrum) or drum replacement software (Drumagog, Slate Trigger).

$19.99

 

Snare Drum Sample Packs I
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Ludwig Black Beauty Snare

46 MB total Samples | 56 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Black Beauty is a legendary snare. And, for good reason. An extremely versatile recording snare that combines the right amount of tone and crack with warm overtones.

Use it in many styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and more. Included in this download set are unprocessed samples that are ready to go "as is" or ready for user-defined character with EQ and compression. The samples include both right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, and flams.

$4.99

Ludwig Supraphonic Snare

60 MB total Samples | 146 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Suprahonic is a tasty snare. It is an versatile recording snare with a dry, bright crack. It will definitely punch through in the mix without overbearing overtones. Use it in many styles of music, including rock, punk, funk and more.

Included in this download set are three sound sets. The two unprocessed folders are offered as both open and slighted mufflled samples. The processed track adds a bit of EQ and compression for those who want a great sound "out of the box". The samples include both right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, snares off samples, and flams.

$3.99

Ludwig Acrolite Aluminum Snare

29 MB total Samples | 115 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Ludwig Acrolite is a snare almost every drummer out there owns and uses. Why? Because it is an incredibly versatile recording snare. It's aluminum shell produces a dry crack with very controlled overtiones and a clean and bright attack. This collection of snare samples will fit in everything from rock to country and many styles in-between.

Included in this download set are two sound sets, both open and slighted mufflled. The snare samples include both right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, snares off samples, flams, and a few drags. A must-have snare sound!

$3.99

Pearl Chad Smith Steel Snare

13 MB total Samples | 49 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

If you have heard most of the recent Chili Peppers' tunes, you likely have heard this snare. A nickel-plated steel shell , this is a very articulate and sensitive drum with great body. It is a very loud snare due to the steel shell.In other words, it is a perfect rock, alt-rock, or funk-rock snare drum sound.

Included in this download set are right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, snares off samples, flams, and a few drags. An incredibly versatile "go to" set of snare samples.

$3.99

Pearl Dennis Chambers Maple Snare

68 MB total Samples | 87 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

Add some natural maple warmth to your drum mixes with this versatile sample pack. This Pearl Signature Edition drum is a beauty - one of the best maple snares you will find. A great drum for pop, rock, and funk tunes. Maple drums are known for their warmth and projection and this drum has it all. And, despite the warmth of maple, It has plenty of attack. The thick woody character of this drum will be a solid backbeat without getting in the way (subtle ring characteristics). With compression, this snare will be hard to miss in any mix and could take on an entire different life.

The snare samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams. All the types of sounds you'll need when looking to program realistic snare tracks.

$3.99

Pearl Brass Snare (Tight)

88 MB total Samples | 119 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

A tight, crisp, and clean set of snare drum samples. The Pearl Steve Ferrone signature 6.5" x 14" snare features a brass shell designed for projection as well as sweet resonance and tone. This snare is very versatile and this set features the snare at a high tuning, giving it the crack and bite of a piccolo yet the body and depth of a much larger, beefier snare drum.

This set is geared for funk and pop drum styles, but could be used in any situation needing a tight, higher-pitch crack. Definitely one of our favorite drums here at Drum Werks.

$4.99

Pearl Brass Snare (Fatback)

8 MB total Samples | 43 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

When you need a thick and deep impact, this fatback tuning of the Pearl Steve Ferrone brass snare will deliver a thick and meaty set of samples.

The Pearl Steve Ferrone is a clear nod to the legendary Ludwig Black Beauty sound but perhaps has more depth (low-end). This special sample set is for a "fatback" tuning - very low, squashy "fat" sounding snare sounds. Perfect for country or other acoustic tracks. The snare samples include both right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, snares off samples, flams, and a few drags. A very distinctive snare sound indeed!

$3.99

Yamaha Brass Snare

68 MB total Samples | 98 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Yamaha Brass Nouveau Snare embodies a good balance of brightness and warmth that works well in many musical situations. In this fatback tuning, it will work well in any pop track needing a thick, vintage snare tone; it will always work well in acoustic material such as country and singer-songwriter styles.

This 7" x 14" Brass Snare has lots of thick body and can be quite loud (though not so much with this tuning). You get warm, fat sounds with this low-medium tuning that still have enough crack to cut through a dense mix. The set includes a full range of snare hits, flams, and cross-stick samples.

$3.99

Yamaha Recording Custom Snare

34 MB total Samples | 134 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

The Yamaha Recording Custom snare is an incredibly versatile recording snare. Due to the birch shell, the overtones are controlled and the drum has a nice bright attack. Included in this download set are two different tunings as well as both wide open and more controlled sounds (slight muffling to control ring).

This downloadable pack of snare samples include both right and left hand hits, rimshot samples, cross stick samples, snares off samples, flams, and a few drags. All the types of sounds you need when looking to program realistic snare tracks.

$3.99

Yamaha Steel Snare

38 MB total Samples | 44 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

This Yamaha Steel snare is a typical metal snare -an incredibly versatile recording snare. A great drum for pop, rock, and funk tunes. Bright, full tone, and a frequency range from mid to high. It has plenty of attack and some nice ring to it - add compression and this snare will pop through any mix.

The snare samples include both right and left hand hits, cross stick samples, and flams. All the types of samples you'll need when looking to program realistic snare tracks.

$3.99

Snare Drum Sample Packs I Bundle

39 MB total Samples | 52 multi-velocity hits | 24/44 WAV format.

Want to get all the available snares in the Snare Drum Sample Packs I group at one low price? Then, this is your option. Save over 40% and get a sizeable collection of snare samples, covering a wide range of musical styles.

One click, multiple snare sample collections, available to download immediately after your order- it is that simple!

$16.99