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Paperskins Snare Toolkit
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Genre: Techno

Additional Styles: Drums

Wave Alchemy are proud to announce Paperskins Snare Toolkit, a hand crafted and creatively designed collection of 'filthy' snare drum samples and layering tools!

Paperskins serves up 211 individual snare drum sounds; each of these samples being conveniently provided in three distinctively different 'sound/shape' and tonal components, perfect for layering and crafting new snare drums...

All sounds have been processed through a high-class, all analogue signal chain, with lots of extra vibe added through the use and abuse of an Akai S1000 sampler,

often recorded at hot levels and driven by ears rather than meters - this has imparted a unique sounding 'papery' sizzle to the sounds...hence the name "Paperskins"

What's included in the collection?

633 24-bit, 100% royalty free snare drum samples!

Slappers - 211 Punchy, tight and transient rich snare drum variations - uniquely processed and specifically tone-shaped to enhance the 'slap' of the sound.

Fluffers - 211 Loose, papery and powerful sounding snare drum variations - individually processed and specifically treated to enhance the 'body' of the sound.

Suckers - 211 Reversed snare drums which have been individually processed and envelope-shaped - great for layering either underneath or slightly before the Slappers and/or Fluffers to provide complexity or additional 'suck'.

Be aware that these are not your typical 'clean' or 'pretty' sounding snare drum samples - Paperskins is a unique sounding, raw and downright filthy (quality filth!) beast of a collection with plenty of analogue vibe! Expect to find a versatile selection of chunky, energetic and gritty snare drums, expressively layered acoustic hits and everything in between.

Although the snares work great as individual sounds, the library is designed as a toolkit and we therefore encourage the use of layering and experimentation. Try layering 'Slappers' together with 'Fluffers' to create new and unique snares, mixing in as much or little 'slap' or 'fluff' as you desire.

Tip: we have enjoyed great results subtly layering sounds from this collection with 'cleaner' sounding snare drums (Drum Tools 01 for example) - thus adding that bit of extra dirt and energy that is often needed!

Any references to any brands on this site/page, including reference to brands and instruments, are provided for description purposes only. For example references to instrument brands are provided to describe the sound of the instrument and/or the instrument used in the sample. Loopmasters do not have (nor do they claim) any association with or endorsement by these brands. Any goodwill attached to those brands rest with the brand owner. Loopmasters or its Suppliers do not accept any liability in relation to the content of the sample or the accuracy of the description. "RHODES" is a registered trademark of Joseph A Brandstetter.

  • 24 Bit Quality
  • 43.3MB
  • 211 Individual Snare Drum sounds
  • Conveniently provided in three different Sound/Shape/Tonal components

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Resound big


Great edgy snare sounds. These sounds have lots of character.
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Mark Mendes
A great addition to my own personal sample library collections. Great sounding snare drums with that live/real feel I desire!
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Chase Buch
Doesn't matter what type of music you produce this is a must have in any producers arsenal.


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