Drums

Watch: 8 ways to humanize your MIDI drums

Robotic rhythms? Give your programmed percussion a human touch with product expert James Russell.

November 19, 2019 in

Watch: How to get your bass and drums working together

Check out our latest tutorial showing you how to use NKS-ready bass and drum instruments together to create your own signature sound.

May 20, 2019 in

Eight soundtrack libraries to compose dramatic scores

Need a library to soundtrack your videos, games, stills or any other visuals? Look no further than the following stunning, varied and inspirational titles designed for the ultimate in soundtrack action.

March 21, 2019 in

Behind the scenes: Abbey Road Drums

Get a look at one of the world's most iconicc drum studies and find out how we made some of the best drum libraries currently on offer.

December 18, 2018 in

RP Boo: Production, Chicago, and finishing tracks

Talking music, inspiration, and studio tactics Chicago's early Footwork innovators Kavain Space, better known as RP Boo

November 28, 2018 in

Converge’s Kurt Ballou: Rock hard, drum sampling

The philosophies and production tips behind the metal producer’s sampled drum library.

October 26, 2018 in

Top 5 drum libraries from The Loop Loft

A top five rundown of groove packs available from The Loop Loft compiled by Native Instruments.

October 24, 2018 in

The best vintage synth percussion ensembles from the REAKTOR User Library

Dive into the Reaktor User Library, and download for free some of the best vintage sounding, homemade instruments.

October 15, 2018 in

Watch: Omar Hakim talks drumming for David Bowie, Daft Punk, and more

Legendary drummer Omar Hakim takes us through his history as one of the most sought-after percussionists of our time.

October 8, 2018 in

Dylan Wissing on getting the most out of your drums

Native Instruments spoke to Wissing about his work on Yeezus, the importance of simplicity in pop composition, and the creative time-travel of drum recreation.

October 9, 2018 in

Explore new sonic possibilities with these five unconventional sounds packs

Bring new ideas and extravagant tones to your sound palette with these unconventional sample packs from Sounds.com

September 20, 2018 in